Reception Acorns 2021 - 2022
Welcome to Acorns!
Share what you have been getting up to at home. We will use this as way to discuss what we have been getting up to. It is also a great way for the children to explore and celebrate the similarities and differences that we have within the classroom.
Important dates coming up:
https://tapestryjournal.com/ A link to access your child's online Learning Journey.
https://www.twinkl.com/offer Lots of great resources to help with home learning.
Use code: PARENTSTWINKLHELPS
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks Snappy animation and loveable characters combine with engaging story lines to gently introduce concepts of number to support early mathematical understanding.
https://www.tentown.co.uk/sign_in.php Ten Town is the unique early years numeracy scheme designed to improve number recognition and formation.
Use your personal logins found on Tapestry
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Supports phonics within the classroom in a fun and informative manner.
All areas free to use with the Username: march20 Password: home
https://uk.ixl.com/ Modules for for your child to work through in Maths and Literacy .
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b01cz0p1/alphablocks Teaches children to use the pure sounds that we use in phonics. It also shows the use of segmenting and blending.
https://www.ictgames.com/ A range of games to support maths and literacy.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?AgeGroup=1 A range of games to support most areas of the curriculum.
https://www.busythings.co.uk/ A range of acitivities designed to support the EYFS curriculum.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary A selection of videos and acitivites.
https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/ Interactive books and reading activites to share with your child.
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/ Books for reading together with links to Understanding of the World (good for natural science).
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html Lots of maths and literacy games.
Pocket Phonics: a super resource for teaching letters and sounds including reading, writing and spelling.
Twinkl Phonics: great for letters and sounds, alphabet work, high frequency words and letter formation.
Doodle Buddy: a paint app which helps develop hand eye coordination.
Bee Bot: an app which helps improve directional language (forwards, backwards, left right etc.)
Quick Math Jr: a maths app which helps with number work and shapes.
Toca Doctor: an app which helps the children learn about their body and helps with problems solving skills.
Collins Big Cat: a range of stories which you can download onto your tablets.
Scratch Jr: an app designed for children to develop simple coding skills
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