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Working Together To Be The Best We Can Be

Physical Development

Handwriting/Mark-Making.

How are you getting on with writing your name?

Remember to keep practising, trying to form each letter as carefully as you can.

Remember, your name needs a capital letter to begin with, then the rest are lower-case letters.

If you need a reminder on how to form each letter correctly, the website link below has short videos for each letter of the alphabet. 

 

Letter Formation Lowercase j

Fine-Motor Skills-Using Scissors.

Keep practising holding a pair of scissors correctly, and being able to use your fingers to open and close the blades easily.

Remember all those horizontal, vertical, wavy and zig-zag lines we have been practising in our handwriting? Now see if you can cut carefully along these lines.

Ask your grown-ups to draw you simple shapes-large at first, then getting smaller- can you cut these out carefully?

Here is a video to remind you how to hold the scissors correctly smiley

How to Teach a Preschooler to Cut with Scissors

Movement Skills.

Running, hopping, skipping, jumping, rolling...

Can you have a race with someone else who lives at your house?

If you are playing on your own, count how many times you can run etc. from one end of your garden or path to the other. How many jumps can you do without stopping?

Please remember all the links we have given you to child-friendly movement videos etc. too...

Joe Wickes, Cosmic Yoga, Learning Station.

Check on previous weeks learning for full details on how to access these.

Self-Help Skills.

Keep practising all those independence skills we mentioned last week...

taking off and putting your shoes back on

putting your arms in your coat

being able to put on a jumper and trousers

practising fastening zips and buttons

remembering how important it is to wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water

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