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Home Learning Nursery – Week beginning 1.2.21

Hello! Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over the first lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to [email protected].

This week in Nursery we are looking finishing looking at dinosaurs and museums. Please see below so that you can follow it at home too.

Every day, we will share the learning on the nursery webpage, so you can see which Loom videos you need to watch and then have a go at the activities.

Don’t forget to send in any pictures, videos etc of your child’s learning to [email protected].

We would love to see it!

In your home learning pack there is a Learning overview for Nursery 1.2.21 along with a paper copy of all the activities.

There are daily activities for Maths, Busy Bodies, Reading, Phonics, Speaking and Listening with Miss Walton, Group time and a Story.

What a busy day, have fun!

Introduction to the day- Loom

Monday 1st February

Tuesday 2nd February

Wednesday 3rd February

Thursday 4th February

Friday 5th February






This week’s plan is below for you to have an overview of the different activitiesHome Learning overview EYFS 1.2.21




Printable version of home learning plan 01.02.21

Home Learning Planning Week 1.2


Busy Body Challenges – Lets get your body working with daily activities.

Monday – Can you use some plasticine or playdough and roll it into a ball? Can you squeeze it really tights? Can you roll it out into a sausage? Can you pat it down flat? Can you use your fingers to make marks in it?


Tuesday– Can you get some coins and sort them into different groups making a pile of coins? Could you then post the coins in a money box or any box with a hole on top?


Wednesday – Can you find a piece of material? Can you wave it around in the air? Can you make large circles in the air? Can you go down and up with the materials?


Thursday- Can you find a ball? Can you play catch with the ball?


Friday – Can you draw some lines on paper? Can you draw your lines from the top to the bottom going down?



Literacy Challenges-

Monday – Share a book with an adult. Stop in the middle of the story. What do you think will happen? Read the rest of the story and see what happens in the story


Tuesday– Share a story with an adult. Where is the story setting? – is it in a house? At the seaside? In a jungle?


Wednesday– Can you draw a picture from your favourite story? What did you draw? Tell an adult what you have drawn.


Thursday– Can you have a look in your food cupboard or in your fridge with an adult? What did you find? Can you point to the writing? What do you think it says? Ask an adult to read it to you.


Friday – Can you write the initial letter of your name?



Maths Time – Watch today’s Loom video


Maths comparing sizes Monday 1st Feb

Maths comparing length Tuesday 2nd Feb

Maths comparing height Wednesday 3rd Feb

Maths comparing weight Thursday 4th Feb

Friday 5th Feb




Monday – Can you find some toys? Which one is the biggest, the smallest? Can you use the language big, bigger, biggest, small, smaller, smallest


comparing sizes


Printable Version Below

Comparing Sizes


Tuesday –  Can you make a snake from plasticine, playdough or with a piece of paper? Can you make a longer snake? Which is longer, which is shorter?


Wednesday –  Look at all the people who live in your house – ask them to all stand together. Who is the tallest, who is the shortest?


Thursday – Ask a grown up if you can have some tins or packets from in your cupboard. Can you do some comparing – put one in each hand. Which is heavier?

Look at the sheet below – do you know which would be heavier and which lighter?




Printable version below


Heavy or Light


Some maths games to play.


Friday – When you are in the bath ask a grown up for two different size containers that you can pour water in. Can you fill the containers? Which container holds more water?


Can you learn this number rhyme? Can you use your fingers to show how many dinosaurs?



10 Little Dinosaurs Rhyme


Printable Version Below

Ten Little Dinosaurs Counting Rhyme


Phonics Time –

Below are this week’s daily phonics videos.

Monday 1st February

Tuesday 2nd February

Wednesday 3rd February

Thursday 4th February

Friday 5th February


Rhyme Time –

Nursery Rhymes – Can you remember some of our nursery rhymes? Which one was your favourite? Can you sing it?

Watch Miss Purcell sing some of her favourite nursery rhymes. 


Speaking and Listening with Miss Walton- watch the Looms and join in!

Monday/Tuesday To understand and use the pronouns he and she

Wednesday/Thursday  Parts of our body – naming functions

Friday Understanding what things are for



Group time


Activity 1 Monday (Understanding the World)

Have you ever seen a real dinosaur? How do we know all about dinosaurs? Let’s look at the museum  – Watch the Loom video below.




Printable version below


Have you ever been to a museum?


Watch the story Harry and the Dinosaurs at the museum



Activity 2 Tuesday (Understanding the World)

A palaeontologist looks for dinosaur bones. Have a look at these dinosaur bones. There could be fossils anywhere. Group Time Watch the video below


Have a dig on the beach, in your garden – what can you find? (Please wear gloves when digging and have an adult supervise)

Pictures of dinosaur fossils and dinosaur bones





Printable version below


Activity 3 Wednesday (Technology)

Can you watch some of the Cbeebies videos about Andy’s Dinosaur Adventures?


Log in to your purple mash account. Can you draw a dinosaur or play dinosaur pairs?



Activity 4 Thursday Communication and Language


What have you found out about dinosaurs? Can you tell someone else all about dinosaurs and all the dinosaur activities we have been doing?



Activity 5 Friday – Expressive Art and Design/Personal, Social and Emotional Development)


Task 1- Can you make a dinosaur? What materials will you use? Look at the pictures below for ideas. Talk about your dinosaur


Task 2 – Listen to any of the stories about Harry and the Dinosaurs. What did Harry do to Sam? How did Harry feel? How did Sam feel?

Was Harry being nice to Sam? Was Sam being nice to Harry? What could Harry do differently?

Story Time

Monday “Harry and the Dinosaurs at the Museum,” read by Miss Peace

Tuesday “The Dinosaur,” read by Miss Purcell

Wednesday “Harry and the Dinosaurs say Raahh”, read by Mrs Dixon

Thursday “Opposites with the dinos,” read by Miss Clements

Today’s story Romp in the Swamp



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