Below is a link to a wide variety of games and activities that you can try at home.
Here are some new dough discos for you to enjoy at home. The songs have been adapted to be all about dough.
We have been busy making lots of videos for you to watch at home including attention skills and sensory stories. There will be a different video uploaded every weekday. Please use the link below to access these videos, I hope you enjoy them.
I hope you all have a lovely half term. Below are a collection of amazing sensory ideas including some great art activities and some ideas to
Make your own instruments. I would love to see pictures of anything you have made if any of you have a chance to email them.
Here is a link for resources on body percussion. Using our bodies to make sounds is something we do lots of at school.
Story - Everybody Worries
Please find below two Dough Disco videos. Click the links below to watch the videos.
I know lots of you really enjoy water play so below are some ideas of how you can play with water at home.
Here are some rainbow activities to brighten up your day!
Here is a link to a website where you can use your voices to make the balls move. You can practise making loud sounds, quiet sounds and even animal sounds.
Below are some ideas to encourage sensory exploration. I hope you have fun giving them a go.
Using balloons to encourage communication
Summer 1 Activities
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The very hungry caterpillar read by Chrissie
Please find below some Makaton Activites to try at home
Gross Motor Skills
Below are some wonderful ideas to improve gross motor skills using a ball.
Below are some great activities to try with a colander.
Easter Home Learning Ideas
Below are some fantastic learning ideas you can do at home. They cover a range of learning goals from role play to communication and use everyday things from your home.
Taste Safe Paint
Sensory Art Ideas
Down on the farm
Our topic next half term is down on the farm. See below for some lovely activities based around this topic including some lovely sensory ideas.
Moana Themed Activities
Below are some great creative Moana themed activities which will help develop communication and fine motor skills. Don’t forget to get moving to some of the songs at the end (link below).
Encouraging Eye Contact
Below are some lovely zoo themed communication activities. Communication is a big part of everything we do in Bluebird class.
At school the children regularly take part in dough disco to help develop their finger strength and fine motor skills. Here are some videos you can try with your child. These could be done once a day as repetition is great!
Here is a handy no-cook playdough recipe that you can make at home. You could also get your child involved in making it with you!
Best Ever No-Cook Play Dough Recipe – Simply mix then kneed all the ingredients together
- 2 cups plain flour
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (baby oil and coconut oil work too)
- 1/2 cup salt.
- 2 tablespoons cream of tartar.
- 1 to 1.5 cups boiling water (adding in increments until it feels just right)
- food colouring (optional)
Keep on Moving!
Please see below some of our favourite action songs so we can all keep active at home.
In Bluebird Class we love sensory play, it keeps us busy. Below are some ideas of sensory activities you could try at home using items around the house. Don't forget if you have any questions about this or anything else however big or small to send an email to our class email and I will get back to you.
Hi Bluebird Class
Bluebird Class really enjoyed dressing up and exploring physical resources for Sports Relief.
Please find below our curriculum map for this term
In Bluebird Class we have really been enjoying expressive arts. We have had fun exploring instruments.
Welcome to Bluebird Class
Happy New Year, I hope you had a lovely time over the holidays.
I am Cassey, the class teacher, I am excited to get know you all. We have lots of exciting and fun things coming up. Working with me in Bluebird Class is Jayne, Leah and Shareen. We have 7 boys and 1 girl in our class.
This half term we will be focusing on our topic ‘Showtime’, we will learn about all the different settings we pass on our ride aboard the magic train. During our English lessons, we will be focusing on nursery rhymes.
Please see below for an overview of the things we will be getting up to this half term.