Nursery Summer 2nd half Term  Overview.

PSED; (personal, social and emotional development;)

 P.A.N.T.S; (relationships and growing up) We will be learning the NSPCC “Pantosaurus Song”

Transition to reception Class.


Communication and Language;

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Talk for Writing

Talking in longer sentences. Retelling stories. Talking about personal events. Expressing interests and likes.


Physical Development;

How to hold and use a pencil

Trying different ways of moving, including travelling, balancing, climbing, jumping, landing.



Numicon tiles. Shape and Position. Recognising numerals 25. Counting to 25. Measuring length. Using money in the shop.



Understanding the World;

We are hatching our own caterpillars! Looking after the caterpillars and butterflies in our hatching habitat and releasing them into the wild.

Looking after the garden and planting summer flowers.

Exploring water in “Water Week”


Literacy; reading and writing

Eric Carle books- We are reading The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Very Quiet Cricket, The Very Busy Spider, Brown Bear Brown Bear What Do You See?   Plus others.

Reading books that rhyme.

Write dance; mark making to music. Pencil grip and name writing.

Phonics-. Sounding out CVC words (cat, dog, man, fish…)


Expressive and creative development

Role- play; Construction site small world.  Dollies- care of and bathing.

Media and materials- making model, collage, butterfly puppets/ kites etc; choosing and using tools independently and safely.


Parental Involvement.

Come along to our “Funs and Exercise” Workshop.

Visit your new Reception Classes.


Homework  1. Homework Lucky Dip      

2. Poems and rhymes to sing at home 3. Reading your library book. (Please use a school book-bag)


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