Importance of outdoor play
Helping your child’s physical development
Supporting children’s language development
Some ideas about how you can support your child's learning at home, in the six areas of learning that make up the pre-school curriculum.
‘Happy Healthy Kids’ leaflet. Included is information on gross motor and fine motor skills; tips on physical skills to try at home and pictures of exercises which can be cut up into cards and used by parents to promote physical exercise throughout the day.
Play is essential to children’s development. Children love to get muddy, covered in paint and stuff when playing, we call this Messy Play! Please download the following leaflets-they are full of fantastic messy activities that you can do at home.
PLAYFUL IDEAS FOR ACTIVE MINDS
PGCE Early Years students from Stranmillis University College have complied a great list of ideas and activities that you can do with young children which are both fun and educational.
Getting Ready to Learn
The EA’s GRtL team has developed a new parents tab with a variety of fun, play-based activities and links to support learning at home.
Topmarks website has an excellent section for 3-5 year olds, with games and activities that can be played on a phone, tablet or laptop.
Tiny Happy People
Simple activities and play ideas to help develop your child's communication skills and find out about their amazing early development.
Music and movement activities on Facebook
Fifty ways to play and learn at home
30/3/20 Caterpillar update! The caterpillars have climbed to the top of the cup and attached themselves to the paper disk under the lid.They have shed their skins one last time and hardened into chrysalides. 🐛🦋
After 3 days, the chrysalides will be fully hardened. After 7-14 days, the butterflies will emerge from the chrysalides! 🐛🦋
10/4/20 The butterflies have emerged from their chrysalides! At first their wings are soft and crumpled.They slowly stretch and force liquid into their veins to strengthen their wings.🦋🦋💕
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