Jack and the Beanstalk
This week we've been reading this Jack and the Beanstalk story by Nick Sharatt. It's a lift-the-flap book which the children always love. It also came with an accompanying cd so we can play the story again during rest time. This version of the fairytale classic differs a bit than the usual story. For a start the golden goose is a hen and the giant isn't so much into "I'll grind your bones to make my bread." My son had been doing a fairy tale focus at his school this term and that's all I…
Simple and Engaging Plant the Flowers Spring Math Game for Kids | Fun-A-Day!
This spring math game for kids is easy to set up, fun to play, and touches on important early math skills. Math games for kids are fun ways to learn!
Beans and Flower Pots Counting Activity - The Imagination Tree
Have fun playing this beans and flower pots counting activity using the simplest of materials! Playful, hands-on maths game for preschoolers and school age
Five Garden Snails Poem
Illustrated poem about garden snails. Ideal to use in your school or early years setting when exploring minibeasts as a theme. It is also great fro reinforcing basic mathematical skills.
cherry blossoms provocation
I brought a branch of cherry blossoms in yesterday for a provocation. We used markers and tempera paint (pink mixed with white) and painted with cotton balls to duplicate the branch. I also brought in some photos of the blossoms at the Tidal Basin, with the intent of getting into how the trees were a…
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Digging for Carrot Sight Words Activity - The Imagination Tree
Dig for word carrots with this gardening sensory tub sight words activity! A playful way to practise literacy skills and learn new sight words.
Counting animals into their pens in the farm. Children can write their own numbers, too. Could also be used for doubling, halving and sharing, taking away, adding etc... EYFS
Jack and the beanstalk inspired Finger Gym. Green spaghetti in the dough. Carefully place the leaves and wheetos to build a beanstalk.