Magnetic Name Match

A name recognition activity

Next year, Z will start school so one of the things that we have been working on in fun ways is name recognition. Whilst it most definitely isn’t a requirement for her to write her own name at this stage, being able to recognise it will help her to be more independent in the school environment.

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Number Cakes

A number recognition activity

The end of August means a start to more structured activities for us. Mr 10 has gone back to school and Z only has one more year left until she begins her school journey. We have been working on number recognition for the last couple of months and this has become one of our favourite ways to focus on numbers in a playful way.

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Shape Rescue

Problem solving for little learners…

Every morning after breakfast, I set my youngest two children up with an activity. These are usually quick, no fuss set ups that are made with everyday items from around the house. Today we followed on from a previous ‘rescue the animals activity,’ with this shape based version.

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Meet Teri from Petit Book Corner

Teri from Petit Book Corner is one of my all-time favourite instagrammers! She is a kindergarten teacher who is passionate about all things early literacy. Teri is also the lady who started the #bookishplay movement and shares amazing picture book recommendations on her feed. If you’re not following her already, you really should be! Read on to find out more…

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Baby Wipe Sensory Board

If you’re anything like me, you’ve likely gone through countless baby wipe packs already. Start saving them up, so you can use them for this ‘baby peekaboo’ activity.

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