Reception Christmas holiday Dip n’ Dos 2018
|Personal, Social and Emotional Development||Talk about Christmas in your house and how you celebrate it.|
|Literacy (writing)||Write a shopping list (this could be for your special Christmas dinner) writing the sounds in the order you hear them.|
|Literacy (Reading)||St Michaels Christmas Cracker competition: All children have received a Christmas Cracker reading challenge.
Read stories at home together (remember to write in your child’s Learning diary ready for Buster’s Book Club-the more times you read and write in your child’s learning diary, the more points your child will score)
Make up your own story – parents can scribe their child’s ideas
|Mathematical Development||Number: Count how many decorations are on your tree, how many Christmas cards you have, look for numbers around the home: on packaging, in books, on toys etc|
|Shape: Go on a 2D and 3D shape hunt around your home/local area – what shape are your toys? Boxes? Tins? Furniture etc?|
|Physical Development||Practice cursive letter formation (all letters a-z) Practice writing your first name/ whole name
Practice getting dressed with complete independence (including buttons and zips)
|Understanding the World
Expressive Art and Design
|People and communities: Talk about the special things you do over the holidays – perhaps you could keep a diary
Create a winter picture/collage selecting colours for purpose appropriately.
Please hand the ‘Learning Journey’ to your child’s class teacher by Friday 4th January 2019- we look forward to seeing all the exciting things you have been up to over the Christmas break
Have a lovely Christmas everyone!