Please find a catalogue of resources to build on learning experiences at home through 2022 and beyond.
Whilst we definitely still advocate for wrapping up warm, getting outside and exploring our natural world; it’s equally nice to be cosy and have fun indoors. If you are looking for any inspiration and wondering what other activities could hold your little one’s attention without making play dough for the 100th time this month; check out our Parent hub below.
We will keep coming back to this list with more ideas, suggestions and research that we think you’ll find interesting. If you’ve got a link to share with other parents, please email your nursery and we would love to add this!
As previously mentioned in our last blog post we have worked very hard to achieve our Healthy Setting Award and we are very proud of our Gold status. We promote healthy choices in everything that we do on a daily basis and this also includes children’s lunchboxes. Please see the link below which is full of healthy lunchbox ideas that you can offer to your child.
We have also added some tasty healthy recipe links for you to try at home. These all look delicious and are perfect for keeping warm and cosy on a winter’s day.
Some at home activity ideas from Usbourne (We especially love the ‘Creative play for preschoolers’ section:
Listen to a story for free and if you have the same copy at home, you can read along:
Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube have sessions linked towards story book favourites (This link takes you to ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’):
More Child Friendly, educational and fun Youtube channels:
- BBC Teach
- Crash course for kids
- Sci show for kids
- Happy learning
- Art for kids
- The Body coach TV
- Change 4 Life
- Black Country Early Years Outcomes
- National Literacy Trust
- Internet Matters
- Hungry little minds
- Singing hands
- Gecko’s garage
- Tiny Happy People
- Dudley Early Years and Childcare
- Self-Reg Parenting
- What to expect, when?
- Technology ideas & safety for young children
- More online safety information
- Safer Schools Home Learning Hub