Reception

Learning to support your child at home

Please help your child to practise their Word Walls daily.

Reception High Frequency Word Wall 1

Reception High Frequency Word Wall 2

Reception High Frequency Word Wall 3

Reception High Frequency Word Wall 4

Parents are encouraged to read to their children daily and also spend time listening to their children read to them.

Helping Your Child Read at Home

Reception Sound Mat


Websites:

Cbeebies-Help your child with Maths

Tiny Happy People-Development Activities

Numberblocks

Backyard Nature

Phonics Play Phase 1-4

Topmarks

Purple Mash-Mini Mash


Download Reception Topic Overview Leaflet Spring 2

Please also use the Curriculum Overview leaflet for ideas. E.g. Re-tell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears, design a new chair for Baby Bear or making and tasting Porridge. 


Activities and games you can play with your child. 

Word Wall Games

Maths Games and Activities


Practising your child’s handwriting and number formation is also another important skill you can do daily.

Handwriting Formation Cards

Ten Town Number Formation

Ideas to develop fine and gross motor skills at home

  • “Magic writing” – letter formation practise using a finger in a tray of flour/glitter/jelly/sand etc.
  • Cutting out pictures from catalogues, cutting own pictures or along different wavy/zig-zag lines.
  • Modelling materials—clay, plastecine, playdough, sand etc.
  • Painting and printing
  • Threading beads./buttons/pasta to a timer—can they beat their own score?
  • Use water pistols to reach a target or “paint” outdoor bricks with paintbrushes and water or chalk, use bath crayons.
  • Fix lego, screw and unscrew lids, post pennies in a moneybox, sprinkle seeds.
  • Fold paper to make shapes/envelopes   
  • Wash walls with soap and brushes
  • Mop the floor! Or sweep up leaves!
  • Draw circles on large pieces of paper
  • Use large rollers/brushes
  • Pull up bodies on rope/climbing frames
  • Ribbon and scarf twirling