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Spring 1

Welcome back to all our returning children in Nursery. We are very excited about all the new children that will be joining us this half term and I know the children are looking forward to making lots of new friends. This half term our learning is going to be focused on the traditional tales ‘The Gingerbread Man, The Enormous Turnip and The Three Billy Goats Gruff.’ We will also be learning about the celebration of Chinese New Year.

Once Upon A Time

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This half term we are learning about:

  • The Story of The Gingerbread Man

  • The story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff

  • The Story of The Enormous Turnip

  • How to retell and sequence a story

  • How to role play part of a story

  • Counting objects using numbers in the correct order and matching the amount to a numeral

  • Full, half full and empty containers of water

  • The height of the goats using comparative size language

  • The names of different animals that live on a farm

  • Words to describe the trolls position

  • How to build a bridge for the goats to cross

  • What vegetables and plant need to grow


Books we will be reading this half term:

  • The Gingerbread Man

  • The Enormous Turnip

  • The Three Billy Goats Gruff


You can help by:

  • Counting objects around your house and identifying numbers

  • Practising name writing

  • Reading lots of stories

  • Encouraging your child to make up their own stories

  • Looking at pictures of farm animals

  • Going to the local farm to see the animals

  • Baking gingerbread men biscuits, identifying the ingredients and equipment needed and talking about how to make them

  • Talking about the different height and length of objects