Try this at home

This half term’s resource cards link learning within a Star Light Star Bright theme.

There are eight activity cards below for you to explore with your families over the next few weeks.

Star Light Star Bright - Activities to reflect winter, a time of celebration, dark nights and starry skies.

Space Fun - A story, poem and fun activities to help parents and children think about space.

Festival Fun - Simple fun activities to encourage counting, writing, listening and fine motor.

Puzzles - Ideas to use inside and out to help children puzzle it out!

Foods - Fun foody activities to try with a winter festival twist.

Build a Rocket - Get ready to blast off with fun ideas to create a trip to space.

Star Light Star Bright-Babies - Fun activities and poems to explore sparkles, lights, stars and the dark!

Winter Spotter Card - What might you spot when the weather is frosty or foggy?


Links to stories and songs which reflect the Star Light Star Bright theme, that you might like to share.

Adam Buxton reads The Cow Who Fell to Earth by Nadia Shireen

Corrinne Averiss reads My Pet Star

Whatever Next!


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