Join the dots, numbers 1 to 5 or 5 to 10 (to aid with number recognition and sequencing)
Colour by numbers 1 to 5 and 1 to 10 (to aid with number recognition and develop phonic awareness for example what colour starts with the sound ‘r’?)
Design your own winter hat and scarf by creating a simple pattern using two colours of your choice.
Cut out a variety of shapes and use them to create your own snowman. Can you name all the shapes you used? Now and try building a snowman using junk items. Did you have the right shapes to use? Can you find/think of a better way to build a snowman? Take a photo of what you have made and send it to school blog.
Have someone read you some stories about the snow or winter or listen to an animated story on Cbeebies or You Tube (Remember to always have a responsible adult with you when using the internet.) Some ideas for stories are ‘The First Snow of Winter’ and ‘The Snowman,’ both available on You Tube.
Create your own diary about what you did whilst off nursery. You could draw pictures or take photographs to illustrate what you have done. Ask someone to write the words for you or have ago yourself.
Write your name/initial in the snow.
What words can you think of to describe the weather? Make a list of all the words you can think of. How many did you get?
Health and Wellbeing
Dress yourself for winter. Can you find the correct clothes to wear? What are their names? Now go outside and test whether you have chosen the right clothes to wear. Did you feel warm enough? Were the clothes you wore waterproof and windproof? How could you test them to find out? Have an adult to help you with this activity and let us know how you get on.
Keep active and warm by doing some dancing or try doing 10 jumps, 10 turnarounds, 10 touch the floor. You decide!
Ask a grown what their favourite winter warming soup is. What about making your own and taking a photograph of it to bring into nursery on your return.
Make your own playdough:-
2 cups plain flour
1 cup salt
2 cups water
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 teaspoons cream of tartar
Mix all the ingredients together in a heavy based pan over a medium heat. Stir until you get a soft dough, turn out of pan and allow to cool. Enjoy!