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Learning blog for children- week beginning 25th May 2020

Monday 25th May 2020 


We hope you are all enjoying the bank holiday weekend! We are going to have a break today from our home learning activities to let you all relax and enjoy some time together. Enjoy! 


Tuesday 26th May 2020 


Today we are going to hear the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs.’ After the story can you make a new house for the pigs to live in? You could make it out of boxes, blocks, sticks or stones? Maybe you want to make all three houses - one of straw, one of sticks and one of bricks? We would love to see your photos. Enjoy! 

The Three Little Pigs

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Wednesday 27th May 2020


Today we are having the story of ‘The Elves and the Shoemaker.’ After listening to the story you might like to try the pasta/ Cheerio threading that Miss Collins talks about. This type of activity is great for developing hand eye co-ordination and fine motor skills. Have fun! 

The Elves and the Shoemaker

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Thursday 28th May 2020 

Today our story is Jack and the Beanstalk. We hope you enjoy listening to it. After the story make sure to watch the challenge video. Can you make your very own beanstalk picture with natural materials? Can you make it really tall? Remember to send us some pictures of your learning fun! Enjoy! 



Jack and the Beanstalk | Fairytale | Story Time For Children

Jack and the Beanstalk is a wonderful fairytale adventure for children read by Katie Ellison. Jack's mother is very angry when he swaps their only cow for so...

Jack and the Beanstalk Challenge

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Friday 29th May 2020




Today we are going to think again about the story of Jack and the Beanstalk. Here is an interesting video all about how a plant grows from a seed. You could discuss the different stages in the cycle and talk about how a plant needs air, water, sunlight and nutrients from the soil to grow. The learning challenge today is to do some gardening- you might like to water some plants, help with weeding or maybe even do some planting. In nursery we would usually plant some bean seeds after this story for the children to explore the growth cycle. If you are at the shops you might like to buy some seeds and enjoy exploring this together. The children usually love taking care of their plants and watching them as they grow.  Have a great weekend. 

Plant Life Cycle of a Bean Seed

Get an up close and personal look at how a bean seed grows with this stop-motion video. In just a few days, you'll have a living and growing plant!

Plants Life Cycle - Kindergarten

This video is about Parts of a Plant- Kindergarten