Try this at home


This half terms resource cards link learning within a ‘Next Steps Exploring my World’ theme. We are resending three activity cards which support transition, they are all linked, the activities are interwoven and the cards can be used separately or altogether.

Transitions 1 - simple, fun ideas and activities to help you prepare your child specifically for the move to nursery or school.

Transitions 2 - activities and fun ideas to try out transitions from setting to school.

Transitions 3 - use your mini me to play and pretend what it will be like to be at school. There are six activity and spotter cards below.

Games - a selection of easy games to play with children.

Water - fun activities to carry out near water.

Treasure Baskets - advice and support around setting up treasure basket activities at home.

Free Days out in Bucks - ideas for different places to visit across Buckinghamshire.

Road Safety Awareness Spotter

Exploring my World Spotter Story, songs and information links which reflect the theme ‘Next Steps Exploring my World’.

Independence skills for starting school - CBeebies - BBC

Go, Go, Pirate Boat with Katrina Charman and Nick Sharratt - YouTube

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy | BookTrust

Cress - CBeebies - BBC CBeebies

Grown-Ups: Hoof and Safety Tips for Crossing Roads - Bing video

CBeebies: Minibeast Adventure with Jess - Waterboatman - Bing video



Activities for any age group

Listen to the sounds you hear in the garden and compare them to those you hear on a walk
Play leaf bingo by collecting some leaves and then match by describing the leaves

Build a den in the garden

Make a daisy chain

Make a leaf or bark rubbing

Make ice cubes with herbs

A large empty box as a train, car, spaceship or something else to transport you far away on
an adventure

Blow bubbles in the garden and count how long until the pop

Make shadow creatures, this may need some help online for guidance!

Play pooh sticks on a walk

Make a leaf crown

Make an obstacle course

Make a time capsule

Go cloud spotting

Make a treasure map

Play leapfrog

Play hopscotch

Make and play skittles

Count spots on a ladybird

Sorting through unwanted toys

Split toys in to groups and swap them around each week to give child a variety of toys