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Physical Development

Join in with lots of fun exercises by visiting:

Develop your fine motor skills by getting some playdoh and following the playdoh song; ‘If your happy and you know it':


Understanding the World

Watch the Nativity Story:

Find out:

What does a king do?

What does a Shepherd do?

What is a stable for?

What is Bethlehem like?

What is gold, frankincense and myrrh?

What presents might you bring to a baby now?


Creative Development

Draw a Christmas tree and draw on baubles and tinsel to show how you would decorate it. Think about:

What shapes are the baubles? How do you draw the lines of tinsel? What colours will you use for the lights?

Make your own Nativity Scene using junk modelling from around your home.

Make your own Christmas cards.   


Remember we are still spending a large part of our day in Reception playing in the areas of the classroom. Do not expect your child to be able to spend large amounts of time siting at a table 'working' as the vast majority of our work is practical and play based.  See our information below about how you can support your child as they play at home.  

If you want extra things for your child to do Oak Academy have lessons for Reception, they can be found at: