Bright Stars Nursery Home Learning
This page will detail activities that you can do with your child at home during any school closures. Please let us know about any queries or questions through the class email:
We have put together a list of ideas for home learning together with some helpful supporting resources that you might like to do together with your children. Please upload you activities and photos via the Tapestry App or website. Your child's key worker will be on hand via Tapestry to support any needs you may have or offer more suggestions for home learning.
For extra Speech and Language support while at home, please click here...
Essential Free Resources
- Twinkl is a great resource for Early Years which has now been made free. You will need to go to new member, enter an email address, a password (your own) and then enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
- Phonics Play another website with useful resources and also available for free - https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
- Top Marks has a lot of activities which are tablet friendly which can be useful at home - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/
- Vooks, for virtual books online or on an app https://www.vooks.com/parent-resources
- Oxford Owl, again for ebooks online - https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
- Tumble Tots available online and on YouTube to get the children moving!
- www.teachpreschool.org - Teach Preschool
- www.redtedart.com - Red Ted Art
- www. youtu.be/egt_2WBjeOM - Music with Nancy
- www.theimaginationtree.com - Imagination Tree
- www.thebestideasforkids.com - Best Ideas for Kids
- www.thekidshouldseethis.com - The Kids Should See This
- www.bbc.co.uk/learning - BBC Learning
- www.natgeokids.com/uk/ - National Geographic Kids
- https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga - Cosmic Kids Yoga
- https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=dough+disco - Dough Disco
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YwKUv0L3xtc - Pre-School dance
- 1 cup flour
- 2 tsp cream of tartar
- 1/2 cup salt
- 1 tbsp cooking oil Olive oil or vegetable oil
- 1 cup water
- food colouring
In a large bowl, combine all of your dry ingredients (flour, salt, cream of tartar) and mix well.
Mix food coloring with your water first. Then add the vegetable oil and water with food coloring to a large pot. Mix together.
Add the dry ingredients to your pot and mix well.
Cook over low to medium heat until the dough starts to form and becomes dry.
Once it starts to form a ball together and looks fully cooked, take off the heat. Let the dough cool first before touching.
Once cool, knead the dough for 5 minutes to make the dough soft.