Wendell Park Primary School

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Cobbold Road, London, W12 9LB

020 8743 1372

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Hello Everyone,

           As there may still be circumstances in which children need to isolate at home, we will continue to update this page every week with planned activities.

We have lots of exciting things planned for this half term so may the sun shine and the flowers grow!

Please continue to take care and stay safe,

The Nursery Team :)

Updated for June 2021

UPDATED FOR W/B: 21/06/21  

OUR TOPIC FOR SUMMER 2 IS: I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

Book of the Week: The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

You can listen to the story by clicking here.

Suggested timetable for week beginning 21/06/21

Literacy

Activity 1:

We will be learning the 'v' sound this week. 

Show your child some items that start with the 'v' sound, alternatively click here to find some pictures.

Show your child the sound 'v' (you could write it on a piece of paper) and tell them "This is the 'v' sound".

Demonstrate writing the 'v' sound, as you do say the rhyme: "Down a wing up a wing". Encourage your child to have a go at writing this sound.

Click here to download the 'v' letter formation sheet.

Complete the Busy Things alphabet activity for letter 'v'. This can be found by clicking on your child's class (Jade or Topaz) and then 'Literacy, Communication and Language', followed by 'Phonics Programme', then 'The Alphabet' and finally clicking on 'Alphabet Tracing'

Activity 2:

Login to 'Busy Things' and complete the 'Magic sounds' activity. This can be found by clicking on your child's class (Jade or Topaz) and then 'Literacy'. You should then click on 'Phonics programme', followed by 'Phrase 2,3, and 4' and finally 'Letters and their sounds', where you will find this activity.

Maths

Activity 1:

Order two or more items by weight. Allow your child to hold them and feel the difference (use items with a noticeable difference, for example, a paper clip and an iron). Encourage your child to use words like: lightest and heaviest. 

Activity 2:

Fill up three same size containers (e.g., cups) with different amounts of water (full, half full and empty) and encourage your child to order them according to their capacity. Teach your child to correctly use the words: (full, half full and empty.

Expressive Arts and Design

Activity 1:

Create a representation of a rainbow fish, using a hand printing technique. See the example below. 

Activity 2:

Create a representation of an under the sea scene like the example below. 

Communication and Language

After completing all of this week's activities encourage your child to say what their favourite activity was and then draw a picture of it.

Understanding of the World

Watch a video of octopus eggs hatching. This can be found here.

Ask children the following:

What is happening? How have the eggs changed? What do you think might happen next?

Physical Development

Encourage your child to draw different lines, using the video found here.

Cooking

Create an 'Under the sea party' on your child's plate. Instructions can be found here.

UPDATED FOR W/B: 14/06/21  

OUR TOPIC FOR SUMMER 2 IS: I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

Book of the Week: 'Don't Worry, Little Crab' by Chris Haughton

 

 

You can listen to the story by clicking here.

 

Suggested timetable for week beginning 14/06/21

Literacy

Activity 1:

We will be learning the 'j' sound this week. 

Show your child some items that start with the 'j' sound, alternatively click here to find some pictures.

Show your child the sound 'j' (you could write it on a piece of paper) and tell them "This is the 'j' sound".

Demonstrate writing the 'j' sound, as you do say the rhyme: "Down his body curl and dot". Encourage your child to have a go at writing this sound.

Click here to download the 'j' letter formation sheet.

Complete the Busy Things alphabet activity for letter 'j'. This can be found by clicking on your child's class (Jade or Topaz) and then 'Literacy, Communication and Language', followed by 'Phonics Programme', then 'The Alphabet' and finally clicking on 'Alphabet Tracing'. 

Activity 2:

Make a Father's Day card to give on Sunday 20th June and try to write some words inside, for example 'Dear Dad/Daddy/Grandad', 'Happy Father's Day', 'Love from (your name)'.

Maths

Activity 1:

Play the Underwater Counting game on the Topmarks website found here.

Activity 2:

Complete an Under the Sea counting worksheet found here.

Expressive Arts and Design

Activity 1:

Create a crab picture with whatever materials you have available, like the example below:

 

Activity 2:

Login to 'Busy Things' and complete the 'Patchwork animals' activity. This can be found by clicking on your child's class (Jade or Topaz) and then 'Expressive arts and design'. You should then click on 'Art', followed by 'Make a...' and finally 'Characters and animals'. Then scroll down and you will find it.

Communication and Language

Introduce your child to this key vocabulary: submarine, coral reef, tentacles.  

Read to your child the ‘Under the Sea’ Powerpoint found here.

Pause and explain the new vocabulary.

Ask your child what he/she has found out from the powerpoint, encouraging him/her to use the new key vocabulary.

 

Understanding of the World

Make your own cress head and then watch the cress hair grow! Instructions are in the video found here.

Physical Development

Complete the Cosmic Yoga activity 'Norris the Baby Seahorse', this can be found by clicking here.

 

Cooking

Make a Crabby Crabwich for lunch, taking inspiration from the recipe found here.

  

UPDATED FOR W/B: 07/06/21  

OUR TOPIC FOR SUMMER 2 IS: I DO LIKE TO BE BESIDE THE SEASIDE

Book of the Week: 'Hooray for fish!' by Lucy Cousins

Suggested timetable for week beginning 07/06/21

This story can be found here.

Literacy

Activity 1:

We will be learning the 'r' sound this week. 

Show your child some items that start with the 'r' sound, alternatively click here to find some pictures.

Show your child the sound 'r' (you could write it on a piece of paper) and tell them "This is the 'r' sound".

Demonstrate writing the 'r' sound, as you do say the rhyme: "Down the head to his hooves and over his back". Encourage your child to have a go at writing this sound.

Click here to download the 'r' letter formation sheet.

Complete the Busy Things alphabet activity for letter 'r'. This can be found by clicking on your child's class (Jade or Topaz) and then 'Literacy, Communication and Language', followed by 'Phonics Programme', then 'The Alphabet' and finally clicking on 'Alphabet Tracing'. 

Activity 2:

Encourage your child to draw their favourite part of the story: Hooray for the fish! Ask them to explain why this is their favourite part of the story. 

Maths

Activity 1:

Complete the Busy Things activity 'Balloon tree'. This can be found by clicking on your child's class and then 'Mathematics'. You should then click on 'Counting' and scroll down to the 'Numeral recognition' where you will find this game.

Activity 2:

Complete the Busy Things activity 'Islands - How many?' This can be found by clicking on your child's class and then 'Mathematics'. You should then click on 'Counting' and scroll down to the 'Numeral recognition' where you will find this game.

Expressive Arts and Design

Activity 1:

Create fish using a hand printing technique, like the example below. 

Activity 2:

Create fish using paper plates and paint. See the example below. 

Communication and Language

Talk to your child about all the things they did over the half term. Ask them what their favourite part of their half term holiday was and encourage them to say why they liked it. 

Understanding of the World

Complete the Busy Things activity 'Sea creatures'. This can be found by clicking on your child's class and then 'Understanding of the World'. You should then click on '' and scroll down to the 'Plants and animals' where you will find this activity.

Physical Development

Complete the Cosmic Yoga activity 'Squish the Fish', this can be found by clicking here.

Cooking

Create 'Rainbow Fish Pizza'. The recipe can be found here. 

Nursery Birthdays

In June, we are celebrating the birthdays of:

Conor.

We hope you each enjoy your special day.

Dear Nursery Parents, 

If you are currently isolating at home, please logon to this website (which will be updated weekly) to access home learning for your child. 

We will also be using the 'Busy Things' website (found here) to set home learning. 


You should have already received a letter containing your child's login details. Please click here for detailed instructions on how to access home learning. 

If you have any queries, please email: 

Miss Voyatzis: lvoyatzis5.205@lgflmail.org

or Mrs Jessel: ajessel.205@lgflmail.org 

Kind regards,

The Nursery Team 

Welcome to Summer 2

Our topic this term is: I do like to be beside the seaside

Please find our topic map below:

This can be downloaded here.

Here are some suggested books relating to our topic this term that you might like to read or listen to:

                  

Tiddler by Julia Donaldson

Hooray for fish! By Lucy Cousins

Don't worry, little crab by Chris Haughton

You be you by Linda Kranz

The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

Sharing a shell by Julia Donaldson

Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae

The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Splash, Anna Hibiscus! By Atinuke

The Train Ride by June Crebbin

Additional activities:

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 under-the-sea-find-colour-and-count-activity-sheet-_ver_3.pdfDownload
 under-the-sea-pattern-tracing-.pdfDownload
 under-the-sea-pencil-control-activity-sheets-_ver_1.pdfDownload
 Under-The-Sea-Themed-Counting-Matching-Puzzle.pdfDownload
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Website Links

Top Marks is an interactive Maths website. They have lots of fun games that are tablet friendly (search for Early Years games).

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

BBC IPlayer (or YouTube if unavailable) is great for watching the CBeebies channel. There are many educational clips, a few of our favourites include Numberblocks, Alphablocks and Mr Tumble.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/cbeebies

BBC Bitesize: Early years resources for learning at home.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zks4kmn

Go Noodle (YouTube) has lots of fun movement videos to burn a bit of energy!

https://www.youtube.com/GoNoodleGames

Phonics

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There are some fun musical activities on the Busy Things website that the children can complete. 

To find these click on 'Jade/ Topaz Class', followed by 'Expressive Arts and Design' and then 'Music'.

Below are some favourites:

What's in the box

Talent Show

Songs to sing          

The children are learning the actions for some popular nursery rhymes in class.

 Below are some favourites:                                                 

Below are some useful youtube channels that are great for Physical Development:

Cosmic Yoga: 

Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation for kids.
Interactive adventures which build strength, balance and confidence - and get kids into yoga and mindfulness early!

https://www.youtube.com/c/CosmicKidsYoga/featured

The Body Coach TV:

PE with Joe

There are lots of videos on this channel of Joe delivering PE sessions for children.

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Activities to develop fine and gross motor skills:

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 Indoor-fine-motor-skills-challenge-cards.pdfDownload
 outdoor-activity-ideas-cards.pdfDownload
 yoga-movement-cards.pdfDownload
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