Create a large number square in the hall or outdoor space using chalk or by placing numbered mats on the ground. Encourage the children to walk, hop or skip as they follow the numbers in sequence. Give more challenging and targeted commands, such as, ‘Run to square number 6,’ or ‘Hop to square number 4′.… Read more
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Display pictures of fantasy castles along with small wooden blocks, cylinders and other 3-D shapes. Ask a small group of children to choose one of the castle pictures to copy and encourage them to use shape-related and positional language as they build. See how well they work together with others. Switch the lights off at… Read more
We’re feeling generous and giving you the chance to get your hands on free EYFS lesson plans and resources, ready for September. Every day, we’ll be featuring one of our new Nursery or Reception Imaginative Learning Projects (ILPs) and giving you the chance to try out some of the activities included in them. Here’s a… Read more
Every Imaginative Learning Project (ILP) in the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum features an Innovate stage, one of four stages that make up our teaching and learning philosophy. We sometimes get asked for ideas about arranging and organising Innovate activities, so we thought we’d give you some options.