Tuesday, 13 September 2011

Activities to Promote the EYFS

I have been having trouble uploading this to one of the childminding group pages so, Childminders, please find the document below!

Activities to promote Personal, Social and Emotional Development
Imaginative Play Role-play ● dressing up ● Home corner Cooking Shopping Doll House ● Activities to learn about sharing ● Activities, puzzles & board games to learn about taking turn ● Celebrate achievement & birthday

Activities to develop Communication, Language and Literacy
Story Time (children to make up own their stories, tell their news)
Spoken games about colours, shapes & opposites Nursery Rhymes  Alphabets games and songs  Recognizing a variety of sounds

Activities to develop Handwriting Skills
Tracing Copying Mark making Writing: letters to friends, shopping list, own names, cards, labels, postcards, simple words etc…

Activities to promote Problem Solving, Reasoning and Numeracy
Card games with numbers ● Shopping (play money) ● Labels of numbers for counting ● Sand/water play for measuring ● Songs with numbers in them  Cars for measuring distance and space ● Counting Sorting Matching Building with construction  Wooden bricks Farm animals and Zoo animals, Threading buttons,  etc

Activities to promote Knowledge and Understanding of the World
Activities for exploration of senses: taste – touch – hear - smell               
Activities for investigation: mirrors, magnifying glass, wet sand, dry sand, binoculars etc
Activities to promote designing: Learn to use tools such as scissors, glue, string, sticky tapes, hole puncher, etc… to assemble, to shape, to join.
Discovering our world: activities to learn about our world, countries, food, people, animals, music, and festivals
Computer Skills ● ICT in the environment  Learn about the use of technology

Physical Activities
Climbing frame Slide ● Swing ● Ball games Skittles / Bowling Beans bags ● Hoops ● Balancing beams ● Tunnel ● Actions games: hopping, jumping, and running Bikes ● Trikes & Cars

Creative Activities
Drawing ● Colouring ● Printing  Painting Sticking ● Collage ● Drawing with templates & stencils ● Create with dough ● Make own music  & songs. Dancing ● Movements with music


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