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In Reception, a huge part of our learning develops while we play. Please use this time to be part of your child's play; follow their lead; extend their ideas; talk about what you are doing.



Please share as many stories as you can each day; this is a big part of our Literacy Curriculum and  is great for learning new language. In picture books you can use the pictures to predict what might happen next,  play 'I spy' with a sound or a tricky word on each page, talk about new vocabulary or listen for rhyming words. You could share a longer story such as 'Winnie the Pooh' over a number a days and talk about what has happened in previous days before you continue. 


You can find links to online resources for sharing a story on the online resources page.



We love dance breaks and exercise breaks in Reception and do at least one of these daily - it's important that we keep active whilst we have less opportunities to get out and about. We use a range of resources/songs linked to other areas of curriculum learning for our dance breaks. You can find additional links to online resources for keeping active on the online resources page. Why not try Joe Wicks' daily PE lessons?


Here are our favourite dance break videos:

Let's Get Fit | Count to 100 | Count to 100 Song | Counting to 100 | Jack Hartmann

Teach your children to count to 100 as they get some great exercise too. This cool kid-friendly song starts out with a message about staying healthy and fit ...

Count by 2 | Dancing 2's | Skip Counting by 2 | Count to 100 | Educational Songs | Jack Hartmann

Dancing 2's is a fun way for kids to learn to skip count by 2. Children follow me doing different dances as we count to 100 by 2. Every time we hit a place h...

Count by 10's Count by 10 | Count to 100 | Counting Songs | Jack Hartmann

Skip Counting Forward and Back is an educational song that focuses on skip counting by 10's to 100 and then skip counting down from 100 to 0. The upbeat fun ...

Banana Banana Meatball - Blazer Fresh | GoNoodle

Patterns made of shapes, patterns made of grapes. Patterns in the air, patterns everywhere. Patterns in an app, patterns in this sing and dance alon...

🌟 Just Dance 2016 - I Gotta Feeling - Classroom Version 🌟

Just Dance 2016 full gameplay of song : I gotta Feeling - classroom version Let's Play Just Dance on PS4, Xbox 360, XboxOne, and WiiU ! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~...