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· We will be looking at the book “Rainbow Fish” Encourage your child to mark-make or draw pictures about the book.

· Please read books with your child to encourage their interest in stories.

· Encourage your child to recognise their name.

· Encourage your child to “talk” to you about what they have learnt at school, including drawing pictures about their activities.


· Encourage your child to count.

· Ask your child to make flags and match the colours and shapes.

· Play simple games with a sibling or adult to encourage sharing and turn taking.

· Encourage your child to say/sign the days of the week.


· Ask your child, daily, “What is the weather today?” so they can fill in the weather chart at school (please use attached symbols.)

· Identify different things that we wear when it is hot.

· Let you child test different materials in water to see if they float or sink.

· Show your child how water turns to ice when placed in the freezer.

· Make ice lollies.


· Look at photographs of when they were on holiday to see how they have changed and the different environments.

· Using sand encourage your child to build and mould different shapes · When you go on any visits, either in the local environment, the farm, the zoo, the beach or the woods. Ask your child to bring back things they can find to stick in their books to show their friends, about their trip.


· Encourage your child to sign/speak relating to the key words they are learning.

· Encourage your child to play games to reinforce the importance of sharing and turn taking.

· Ask your child – “How do you feel today?” relating to the feelings work we are doing in class (please use attached symbols.)

From the selection below choose at least 1 activity to carry out with you child.  This is designed to be a pleasurable experience for you all and should include at least one activity your child can have-a-go at with some help.