Today’s Activities

You can do any of these tasks, in any order (but we've suggested a timetable).
Take as long as your little ones want for each task, let them use their imaginations! 

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Burns Night

Becky is a singer and dancer from Scotland. Today, she's here with her happy helper Nicole. They will share some Scottish wisdom with us all for Burns Day. We'll learn about and celebrate the life of poet Robert Burns.

9.30am Activity:
The Story of Burns Night

Becky shares the story of Burns Night and explains exactly what happens at a traditional Burns supper! 

Grown Ups:

Sit back, get comfy and listen closely to learn all about the story of Burns Night. This develops children’s understanding of stories related to events in the past.

10.30am Activity:
Auld Lang Syne

Using her happy helper Nicole, Becky is going to take us through the song Auld Lang Syne - which was originally a poem written by Robert Burns. 

Grown Ups:

Let’s learn the lyrics and tune together, and have lots of fun singing along! This supports children’s musical development and their knowledge of traditions.

1:30pm Activity:
Make a Scottish Flag

Let’s get our arts and craft materials ready, as Becky explains to us how to make our very own Scottish flag! 
 

Grown Ups:
Follow the steps to make your own Scottish flag and colour in with felt tip pens. This activity supports children’s creative development and knowledge and understanding of the world.

2:30pm Activity:
Baking Oatcakes with Cheese

Let’s head to the kitchen as it’s time to have some fun baking a traditional Scottish recipe - Oatcakes with Cheese! 

Grown Ups:

This activity supports children’s communication and language, it also supports them to follow instructions and work together as a team.

If you've finished these and still have time for fun...

Find out more about Robert Burns and the story of Burns Night:

Story time:
Where's the Time Gone? by Sacha Evon
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