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Whitecote Primary School

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Activities to do at home


  • Use drawing tools e.g. chalk, pencils, crayons, pens, paint 
  •  Looks at pictures together e.g. in a book 
  •  Make appropriate animal sound when presented with a picture (SEE RESOURCE)
  • ‘Act’ out a character e.g. stomping like a giant (SEE RESOURCE)
  • Sings the alphabet 
  • Recognise own name in writing



  • Use writing in play situations e.g. play 'restaurants' together and write a 'menu' 
  • Ask your child to tell you what they would like to write e.g. write a story/diary together
  • Write a list e.g. a shopping list (SEE RESOURCE)



  •  Pour sand/water out of a container
  • Help an adult count objects e.g. socks, pegs, bricks 
  •  Make groups of objects e.g. cars and dinosaurs 
  • Counts to 5 (SEE RESOURCE)
  • Sequences numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
  •  Join in with counting



  • Watch birds flying
  • Help water plants
  • Points to main features on a person’s body when asked e.g. nose, leg, head (SEE RESOURCE) 
  • Compare flowers (SEE RESOURCE)
  • Takes photos of plants 
  • Talk about where you are likely to find common animals/birds e.g. duck= pond