In the Spring Term we are following the topic 'Wake up, Shake Up'.
Through this topic we will be exploring a variety of texts, and learning activities to explore 'Routines'.
Following are some of the stories to share and Literacy ideas to do at home:
'Literacy is crucial for children to develop a life-long love of reading. Reading consists of two dimensions: Language comprehension and word reading. These develop when adults talk with children about the world around them and the books (stories and non-fiction) they read with them, and enjoy rhymes, poems and songs together'. - Development Matters, DfE, 2021.
Listen to environmental sounds.
Sound play, explore instruments, props and voice.
Play sound bingo.
Encourage your child to look towards their own name in print and make a choice from their name and another.
Sound out the first letter in your child's name.
Explore a sound of the week. E.g S, A, T, P, I, N…..