Category Archives: Counting and Number recognition

The Annual Amaryllis Race

Amarylis Race

Growing an Amaryllis is one of our favorite wintry activities! Before we had Annabelle, I always used to buy an Amaryllis for my classroom after Christmas. The children loved to watch how fast and tall they grow and see the huge flowers develop. They also provide a …

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Beads for busy fingers

We have been warming up for present and card opening by working on fine motor skills with some threading activities! We tried threading beads onto sticks a little while ago, and this is an activity we repeat quite often now. …

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Ooh look what I found!

These are some of my school resources that have been lurking in the loft since I started maternity leave! I was having a little sort out, and rediscovered them, realising that now I can use all the activities and ideas …

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More Bears!

We bought Annabelle some Compare Bears recently, and we began using them to count along with her Ten Little Teddy Bears story, recently we have been expanding on this with some sorting, counting, number matching and weighing. We practiced some …

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Ten Little Teddy Bears

This feels like a very ‘teachery’ sort of post, but all we did was follow Annabelle’s lead and provide opportunities for her to extend her learning and play. Home ed in a nutshell! Annabelle’s favourite book at the moment is …

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