Communication and Language
This week learn the Nursery Rhyme, Humpty Dumpty.
You could make your own Humpty Dumpty to act out the rhyme.
Gather some pots and pans and play them whilst you sing Humpty Dumpty. Can you play it fast? Can you play it slow? Can you play it loudly? Can you play it quietly?
Can you fill in the missing words when your adult sings the song?
Humpty Dumpty sat on the ....
Humpy Dumpty had a great....
all the kings horses and all the kings ...
couldn't put Humpty together .....
Add actions to the Nursery Rhyme.
Perform Humpty Dumpty for your toys or your family.
Use bricks, Lego or cardboard boxes from the recycling to build a wall for Humpty Dumpty to sit on. How many of your toys can sit on the wall with him?
Decorate a hard boiled egg. You could use paints or felt tips and stick on different materials. Send me photos of your decorated eggs.
Ask a grown up to write the numerals 0 to 10 on pieces of paper and hide them around the room or your garden. Go on a hunt for all the numbers. Each time you find one, tell a grown up which number you have found. Once you have found all of the numbers, can you put them in order 0 to 10?
Challenge: Grab a timer, can you find all the numbers before the time runs out?
Number of the Week
Look at a phone, computer keyboard or calculator. Can you find the number zero? It looks like a circle or oval shape. Ask a grown up to write the number 0 on a piece of paper. Can you trace over the number with your finger? Can you write some 0s of your own too.
There are 3 apples on a tree. If all the apples are picked, how many apples would be left on the tree? Draw a picture or use some apples from the fruit bowl to help you. Your grown up could help you with other problems similar to this.
Zero is in lots of numbers. Do you know what these numbers are; 10 and 100? Zero is often used in the year number too. Can you or a grown up write down the year, does it have any zeros in it? Can you or a grown up write the year you were born, does this have any zeros in it?