Maggie Mackie

Dorking Road, Chilworth. Surrey, GU4 8NP

01483 562 476

info@chilworth.surrey.sch.uk

Chilworth Church of England

Infant School & Nursery

Planning Nursery

 

Planning for 6th July-17th July

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Independent changing and putting on shoes
  • Continue to potty/toilet train
  • Be polite and use good manors - including table manors
  • Be able to tolerate delay - through playing games
  • Encourage children to show a "can do attitude"
  • Discuss ' Who is there to help you when your sad'

Literacy

  • Read the story of rumble in the jungle (found on youtube)
  • Which words rhyme in the story,  can you think of any more words that rhyme?
  • Write a list of things an animal needs to live
  • Play eye spy games in the car or when walking 
  • Blend three letter words e.g. c-a-t, d-o-g
  • ^ Can your child hear the words as you sound them out 
  • Practise name writing
  • Discuss what opposites are can you think of examples e.g. up/down, wet/dry. tall/short, clean/dirty                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 Maths

  • Look at animals sizes which ones are tall, short, big and small
  • Sort animals by colour, size, pattern (stripes, spots), water or land
  • Which animals are heavy, heavier and heaviest
  • Recognise, write  and order numbers: 0-5 0-10 0-20
  • Recite numbers forwards and backwards using fingers to help
  • What shapes can use see in different animals draw your favorite animal using only shapes 

Understanding the World

  • Camouflage- hind or disguise the presence of an animal. Discuss why animals do this
  • Whats your favorite animal? research fun facts online 
  • Continue to discuss the seasons and how things change over time. What plants have changed now we are in summer?
  • Go on a big hunt compare similarities and difference of bugs e.g. All bugs with 6 legs insects 
  • Talk about things that make you unique and talk about similarities and differences between family and friends  

 Expressive Art and Design

  • Colour mixing- Create a camouflage background and stick on you cut out animal (In Physical Development)
  • Make a den in the garden or house, find a selection of toy animals and go on an adventure make the den your final checkpoint
  • Using toilet paper tape and string make a pair of jungle binoculars 
  • Paint the bottle of plastic toy animals feet and make different tracks on paper
  • Hand Elephant- Paint your hand grey and place on paper, your fingers are the legs and your thumb is the trunk. Add on a tail, ears and eyes. Then paint a jngle around the elephant

Physical Development

  • Continue to practise throwing and catching
  • Draw, colour and cut around and animal that camouflages 
  • Adults draw zig-zags and swirly lines on paper, then get your child to draw over the lines can they stay on the line
  • Dance- Animal boogie (youtube- by Barefoot Books) Move like the animals in the song: Swing like a monkey, stomp like and elephant, flap like a eagle 

 

Planning for 22nd June- 3rd July
Whatever Next story available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6c5cb0u0rPM 
Mrs Cox reading the story can be found below:

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Independent changing and putting on shoes
  • Continue to potty  train 
  • Be able to tolerate delay through playing games 
  • Being polite and using good table manners 
  • Discus how and why friendship is so important 

Literacy

  • Read the story  'what ever next' by Jill Murphy - talk about what happened at the beginning, middle, end and settings. Questions to ask- If you had a rocket where would you go? Did you like the story? What was your favourite part?
  • Write a list of things you could take to the moon
  • Sounds of the week - z (stretchy sound) when writing say zig zag zig. - x (bouncy sound) when writing say criss cross 
  • Blend three letter words .eg. Zen zip and zap .eg. Box fox cox
  • while you sound out the word .eg, b-o-x can your child to say the word in full
  • Practise other three letter words 
  • Practise writing name with good pencil grip                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

 Maths

  • Continue to recognise, order and write numbers 0-5, 0-10, 0-20
  • Recite numbers forwards and backwards 0-10, 0-20 as you do this use your fingers to help
  • Find different sized moon rocks ( stones & pebble ) weigh you rocks to see which ones are light and heavy
  • Use your moon rocks to understand piles of objects some have more some have less 
  • On your walks look out for shapes in the environment
  • Positional language- place toys around the room and ask your child to describe the position of the toy in the room using language such as: Under, over, in, around, in between, on, behind in front and next to
  • Continue working on recognising colours 
  • Use water and paintbrushes to draw shapes on the ground. How many sides and corners do they have?
  • Draw and rocket using different shapes and write a 10-0 count down next to it 

Understanding the World

  • ..Explore the different planets using online resources. Which planet is the closest to the sun / furthest away? Which is the biggest and smallest? Which planets have rings? Is there life on other planets? What was the first animal in space? Who was the first person to walk on the moon? 
  • Watch planet song ( planet song for song/ solar system song by kids learning tube on youtube)
  •  Healthy eating- Pull out 10 different food and sort into healthy and unhealthy piles 

 Expressive Art and Design

  • Look at how different instruments play different sounds (high, low, fast, slow, long & short)
  • Sing and tap out a beat to nursery rhymes 
  • Using chalks or crayons make a beautiful milky way galaxy
  • Build a rocket using toy bricks
  • Make a rocket out of kitchen roll or plastic bottles 
  • Design an alien. What colour is it? How many eyes / legs does it have? etc.
  • Roll play- Go to the moon like Baby Bear, act out the story using voices and sounds

Physical Development

  • Practise kicking and catching balls 
  • Continue to run, play and have fun
  • Discuss and notice the effects of exercise on the body .eg. Sweating, heaving breathing
  • When jumping off of things discuss how to land appropriately remember to bend knees
  • Cutting skills- Draw and cut out a rocket and moon
  • Listen to some space music by Holst ( youtube) Dance to the different tracks, which is your favorite plane? How does the music make you feel? ( Brave, strong, scared, happy) Is the music slow, fast, heavy, light, bouncy?

 

 

1st-12th June

 

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Be polite use good manors-  including table manors
  • Share and take turns
  • Encourage your child to show a 'can do attitude'
  • Be able to tolerate delay - through playing games
  • Continue potty/toilet training
  • Independent changing and putting on shoes
  • Good hand washing

 

Literacy

  • The  book we are looking at this week is ' The Elves and the Shoemaker'.  Discuss beginning, middle and end of the story.    Would the book make sense if you read the story backwards?     Talk about the ways stories are structured.    Discuss who the characters are and the settings.     Can you make up a different ending?
  • Make a story telling map of the Elves and the shoemaker.  Draw a map as the children retell the story in the correct order
  • Sounds for the next two weeks   y-y-y-yak  this is a bouncy sound, to write 'Down the horn, up the horn and under his head'     vvvvvulture  this is a stretchy sound, to write 'Down a wing, up a wing'   Blending 3 letter words  yak  yet  yam /   vet  van  veg   Can your child hear the word   as you sound out the letters.  Can your child blend the sounds together as they read the words. 
  •  Practice writing your name, remember to use good pencil control. 
  • Write a letter to the Elves                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

 Maths

  • Continue to practice writing, recognizing and ordering 0-5  0-10  0-20                                                                                                                 
  • Careful counting and matching to the correct numeral
  •  Sing the song 'Ten green bottles hanging on the wall' notice the numbers go backwards making the  smaller number each time   
  • using a selection of buttons discuss how you make the piles bigger and smaller using the words 'add' and ' take away'.     Can you do some simple sums, use a number line so your child can see and understand that the numbers get bigger and smaller.
  • Recite numbers to 10 forward and backwards, as you do this use your fingers to help. 
  • In your family draw around and measure everyone's shoes, guess who has the biggest and smallest shoes (It's ok to get the wrong answer)  cut them out and put them in the order of size
  • Who has the most shoes? Who has the least shoes?  (words to use - more, most,least, fewer)  Discuss that shoes come in a pair. Don't count shoes individually count as a pair. 

Understanding the World

  • .Who are the people who are helping us through this unsettled time?   Fire, nurses, rubbish collectors, police, cleaners, care workers, ambulance drivers, teachers, doctors, bus/train/taxi drivers   Discuss why each job is so important. 
  • Continue to discuss the seasons and how things change over time.  Vegetables are starting to grow but we harvest in autumn.  we plant in the spring, plants grow in the summer. Why can't we grow food in winter?
  • Show care and concern for living things and the environment. Why are they so important?  E.g.  Bees pollinate flowers,  worms turn over the soil and make tiny tunnels for water to flow to plants.   Recycle waste , don't litter.

 

Communication and Language

  • .Lola's tray game - you need a tray, a selection of small objects and a piece of cloth.    Place the objects on the tray. You have 30 seconds to memorize the objects. Cover the tray with the cloth. Carefully remove one item, uncover the tray and guess what's missing.    Discuss the strategies you all used to help remember the items on the tray, highlight that different people use different strategies to help them memorize things.
  • Elves and the Shoemaker story - Questions- How many piece(s) of leather did the shoemaker have in the beginning of the story?    What did the shoemaker prepare before he went to bed?    What did the shoemaker do with the money he got from the sale of his  shoes?    Where did the shoemaker and his wife hide in order to watch the elves work?    What did the shoemaker's wife make for the little elves?    How did the elves feel?

 Expressive Art and Design

  • Make a sandal out of news paper
  • Draw and design your own shoe
  • Can you make an elf hat and ears
  • Have a go at sewing some material
  • Can you make a door for a fairy and place it in the garden. You could try to make a house for a fairy/elf using the foliage around outside
  • Explore textures
  • Try some colour mixing.  What does red and yellow make?.
  • Act out the story of 'The Elves and the Shoemaker' Use facial expression and voices. Include instruments to make your story come to life.  

Physical Development

  • .Draw around a shoe cut it out and design a new shoe. (Discuss how to be careful with scissors and why)
  • Work on your throwing and catching skills
  • Practice kicking a large ball
  • Run, hop, skip, jump around obstacles in your garden. 
  • Observe and discuss the effects of activity on your body
  • What is good health?   Discuss exercise, eating, sleeping and hygiene. Why are they so important?
  • Get dancing play music and feel the beat

 

 

 

18th- 22nd May 

Over the next two weeks we are looking at the nursery rhymes: Mary Mary quite contrary and Sing a song of sixpence. Can be found on youtube. Also the story of Rosie's Walk.

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Be polite and use good manners
  • Be helpful, tidy up your own toys 
  • Continue potty/ toilet training if appropriate.
  • Sharing and take turns "sharing is caring"
  • Encourage children to show a can-do attitude
  • It's okay to make mistakes, if you make a mistake, let your child know. Mistakes help with our learning.

Physical Development

  • Independent changing and putting on shoes
  • Make your own obstacle course - Take the book Rosie's Walk (story available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aynZh1-fsBg) outside and create your own obstacle course. Go on your own journey and use words to describe how you are moving around, just like Rosie. ( under, over, across, through, in , out and in between) Include travel to each obstacle .eg. Jumps, skips hops and runs 
  • Listen to some music and make up your own moves
  • Continue to practise cutting skills 
  • Continue to practise good pencil control

Understanding the World

  • Go on a smooth and rough hunt around the house and garden. What objects can you find?
  • Bird watching - look on the RSPB website and try out some fun activities
  • Look out for birds, how many different types of birds can u see? 
  • Discuss the body parts of a bird, compare the differences and similarities between birds and pets. ( use words such as feathers, fur, claws, paws, beaks and noses) 
  • Look at some of the old words in the nursery rhymes and research there meaning. ( Parlour, counting house, maid, contrary, rye ans sixpence) 

Literacy

  • Read story of Rosie's Walk by Pat Hutchins, found on youtube (story available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aynZh1-fsBg)
  • Write an invite to your toys inviting them to a party
  • Continue a rhyming string .eg. Cat, bat, rat / Dog, bog, log
  • Sounds to learn are u  and w. u- down, under, up and into the puddle. w- down, up, down, up. Blend together three letter words .eg. up, sun, bun, us, mum & wet, win, wip, wit
  • Continue reading new stories. Questions to ask: Happens next? Who is you favourite character and why? Where is the story set? 

Maths

  • Continue to practise writing, recognising and ordering: 0-5, 0-10 & 0-20
  • Carefully count objects and match to correct numeral
  • Recite numbers forwards and backwards: 0-10 & 0-20
  • Lets get weighing: make cakes or biscuits for your toy party. Vocabulary to use: scales, recipe, balance, ingredients, heavier & lightest
  • Count out some money like the king in the counting house
  • Carry out some adding and subtracting of coins. Make different piles of coins and guess which one has more or fewer coins in the pile 

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Draw a bird, discussing the different parts use shapes to help you
  • Make a crown for a king or queen 
  • Tap a rhythm on your pots and pans 
  • Sing lots of nursery rhymes
  • Junk modelling, construct with purpose in mind, using different resources. What would the children like to make?

 

 

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4th May-  15th May

 

Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Good table manners/ Polite
  • Continue potty/toilet training
  • Share and take turns when playing 
  • Encourage children to show a 'can do attitude'
  • Encourage children to make mistakes

 

Communication and Language

  • Following  directions, play the game 'Simon says' (wisper the instructions to the children so they have to listen)
  • Retell stories you have read in the correct order
  • At school we have a Leopard called Lola she helps us to listen. Find a toy and give it a name beginning with the same letter as the toy begins with. Eg. Sid Snake, Paula Parrot & Dennis Donkey. Can you add other words that start with the same sound. Eg. Lola is a lovely, lively, little Leopard

 

Physical Development

  • Independent changing and putting on shoes
  • Draw and cut out Billy Goats one: small, medium and large
  • Play three different types of music: bouncy, fast and slow. Move to the music, talk about how each piece of music is different and how your body movement changes (Disney music is always good)
  • How many laps can you run around your garden?

Understanding the World

  • Bug hunting. Look at the bugs carefully, how are they different from other bugs? Do they have the same number of legs? 
  • Discus what has finished blooming in the garden and why? Is there any new growth?
  • Go on a hunt to find things that are hot and cold
  • Talk about significant events in your lives

 

Literacy

  • Read the story of The three Billy goats gruff (can be found on youtube)
  • Repeat refrains and add voices to go with the story
  • After reading discus what happens in the beginning, middle and end
  • Talk about settings and characters
  • Sounds to learn: r & j (when writing say 'down the robot and over is arm' and 'down the jack-in-the-box curl and dot for his head'
  • Blend three letter words Eg. Rod red rat, Job jet jim
  • Create a story telling map of The three Billy goats gruff (draw a map as the children retell the story)
  • Continue practise writing names, remember to hold pencil with good control two fingers and thumb

 

Maths

  • First, second and third. Using the three Billy goats you have made line them up in the correct order of size
  • Continue recognising, writing and ordering of 0-5, 0-10 and 0-20
  • Using paintbrushes and water write numbers on the ground
  • Match the correct number of objects (house hold objects Eg. pasta) to the correct number 
  • Recite numbers forwards and backwards 0-10 & 10-0
  • Find and name different shapes around the house or outside

 

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Design your own troll. What colour will it be? How many eyes or legs will it have?
  • Help your goats cross over the water. Make a bridge out of lego or paper
  • Make a mask using paper plates and become a Billy goat. Maybe you could make your own bridge outside

 

Messy play- Fill a bucket or bowl with water, make a bridge that floats. Roll play the story of The three goats add in instruments for sound effects. Eg. sticks knocking together for crossing the bridge and bang a pot every time the troll jumps. Focus on facial expressions and emotions.

 

 

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Select activities which you feel would be appropriate for the age of your child: over the next 2 weeks. 

20th April - 1st May


Personal, Social, Emotional Development

  • Building independence (Dressing and putting on shoes.)
  • Good table manners- using cutlery
  • Questions about friendships:
  • Why are friends important? How do you feel about not seeing your friends? E.g. cross, sad, happy.
  • Continue toilet training if appropriate.
  • Sharing with siblings if applicable.

 

Communication and Language

  • What noises can you hear outside of you listen for 30 seconds?
  • Is it different to what you hear inside?

Physical Development

  • Cutting skills- draw shapes and cut around them
  • Throwing and catching (for hand-eye co-ordination)
  • Star jumps, how many can you do in 20 seconds.
  • Get dancing to music

Understanding the World

  • Seasons- continue to talk about the seasons and how they are different
  • Hunt for leaves, look carefully at them, what do you notice? Are they different or the same? Do they have any special markings?
  • Hunt around the house and find objects that are hard and soft. 

Literacy

  • Read the story Then 3 Little Pigs (or find on YouTube)
  • Children to join in with repeated refrains in the story e.g. I’ll huff and I’ll puff (encourage them to use voices)
  • Talk about the beginning, middle and ends, settings and characters.
  • Sound of the week- ‘f’ it is a long, stretchy sounds. “Around the flower, down the stem and flick.” 
    - find things that start with the sound ‘f’
  • Read and spell 3 letter words. 
  • Draw a storytelling map or adults draw if appropriate then re tell the story as you draw.

Maths

  • Find a selection of sticks and sort from biggest to smallest.
  • Weighing objects (both heavy and light) discuss the weight of these- heaviest, Lightest etc.
  • Count it sticks,  stones, blades of grass and put the correct quantity on the number.
  • Continue  to recognize and write 0-5, 0-10, 0-20.

Expressive Arts and Design

  • Draw pictures of pigs using different shapes. Colour in pigs using different colours, do you have any that match? (Tripod grip- pick and flick)
  • Build a house for a pig using sticks or anything else you could find outside. Maybe even try Lego for the brick house. 

Messy Play- Muddy mess, using mud, sticks and grass. Animal Characters for a tuff tray style role play