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Early Years Foundation Stage

Our teachers are Mrs Robson and Mrs White

Our teaching assistants are Mrs Danaher and Miss Hewitson

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Links to games and websites that you may find useful to support your child’s learning.

 

Activity Description
Cbeebies English/General Games, stories and activities for 3 to 5 year olds from the Cbeebies website. They are aimed at developing pupils’ speaking and listening skills.
Alphabet Reading skills  
Animal Snap Reading skills A colourful version of snap designed to develop children’s visual discrimination skills. Look at the cards and click when you see two matching animals.
Match the sounds Listening skills Another colourful activity. Children have to match a sound with a picture. This site is designed to support the development of pre-reading skills.
Odd one out Visual skills Children have to look carefully to spot the odd one out in a series of pictures. It’s easy to start with but becomes increasingly more difficult.
Readalong Nursery Rhymes Reading skills A collection of 18 favourite nursery rhymes for children to sing along with, listen to and explore interactively.
The Drum Game Sequencing Children have to listen to a sequence of drum beats and then try to copy what they have heard. This activity helps to develop their understanding of sequencing.
Story Circle English Delightful traditional animated stories are read aloud. As words are being read the print changes colour. This helps the development of children’s reading skills. Many classic stories are available along with a few new ones. The stories are organised into different categories.
Sea Side Circle Games English A spelling game that asks children to spell three letter words containing consonant-vowel-consonant.
Starfall Learning to Read English A learning to read website. Short sentences are made using very simple words. There are good quality games and animated stories which children can interact with. The children can click on words to see what they say. Excellent for learning the sounds that different letters make.
English Alphabet English Look at how all the letters of the alphabet are formed. Children can listen to their names and the sounds they make. Each letter is illustrated with a picture which begins with the sound. Good for learning to read and learning how to form letters correctly.

 

Activity Description
Count us in Mathematics A series of interactive games designed to help children understand basic number concepts.
Fun with Spot Mathematics Play some simple games with Spot the Dog and his friends. Some adult guidance will be required to help your child get the most out of this wonderful website.
1 2 3 Mathematics A series of animations with music. A really good site to help nursery children to learn about the numbers from 1 to 10.
Great Day for Number Lines Mathematics A simple activity that involves using a number line to add numbers up to 10. It teaches children the idea of counting on.
Numbertime Mathematics A series of 6 interactive activities for 4-7 year olds. For example, Mend the Number Square helps to reinforce knowledge about the position of numbers up to 100.
String of Beads Mathematics Copy colour patterns created on a string of beads. A simple game to develop an understanding of repeating patterns.
Find the pairs Mathematics A matching game designed to assist children to recognise pairs of objects.
Find the Number Mathematics A number recognition game to help children recognise numbers from 0 to 10.
The Little Animals Activity Centre Mathematics Count Hoot, a wise owl, sets some simple addition and subtraction sums using numbers from 0 to 6.
Count and order Mathematics A delightful counting activity using numbers from 1 to 6.
Find one missing number Mathematics A game to help children to learn the order of the numbers from 1 to 10.

 

Activity Description
Lecky’s Picture Pianting Creative development Use an interactive paintbrush to create an exact match for a picture that the artist Lecky has painted. Good for visual discrimination skills and the development of mouse control skills.
The Zoo Knowledge and understanding of the world Two interesting activities based at a zoo that children can enjoy with some adult support.
Animal Sounds Knowledge and understanding of the world An activity for nursery aged children. Match the sound to one of two animals.
Come Outside Knowledge and understanding of the world A wonderful site produced by the BBC within Cbeebies that shows children five different environments that they can explore. A number of simple interactive activities are available.
Body Parts Knowledge and understanding of the world A simple matching game where you have to match the body part to its name.
Bobinogs Knowledge and understanding of the world Colourful interactive games from the BBC on the Bobinogs website. Ideal for nursery and reception aged children. A large number of topics are covered which help to develop children’s knowledge and understanding of the world.
Weather Teddy Knowledge and understanding of the world Good for reception aged children who can read a little. Find out about what Teddy wears in different kinds of weather.

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