Valentine's day is arriving and there are hearts everywhere so I thought it would be a good way to incorporate some maths games and sensory play. We have had a lot of fun with these games and love is definitely in the air now! Sensory Tray Resources: Coloured rice, coloured oats, range of red items … [Read more...] about Valentine’s day special- maths and sensory play
Since the last blog I have been working pretty much full time so it has been hard to fit in all the normal day to day bits as well blogging, but luckily things are now back to normal and back to part time work so I get more time to explore games and try them out with the children. We have been having a … [Read more...] about Games for spellings and more phonics fun
It is that funny week between Christmas and New Year when nobody has a clue what day it is. We have also been in semi hibernation because of a chicken pox outbreak (it is very dangerous for Isabel to catch while she is still on treatment) so there have been lots of opportunities to play with Christmas … [Read more...] about Our Top 5 Accidentally Educational Fun Games!
It has been a little while since I last blogged, mainly due to me preparing for a phonics information session with parents at school. So I thought it would be good to share some of the games and activities on here. Most children will now have learnt most of the phase 2 sounds which is the first set of … [Read more...] about Initial sound phonics games
We have been having a lot of fun over the last week, either staying at home or out and about. I wanted to put together some of the maths activities we have been doing that focus on problem solving. Isabel is really keen to count and is interested in numbers, but problem solving is a great way to get her … [Read more...] about Problem Solving Maths Activities during the summer holidays
This week we are focusing on reading. We have had lots of fun with books and some phonics games to keep Isabel interested in reading and also motivated to read. The summer holidays can be long and as children do not get any school reading books for the summer, it can be a long time without having to read. … [Read more...] about Summer Holidays Reading- Fun reading activities to keep children interested and motivated to read