Star Day

Hi, my name is Emma and I’m an author. Today let’s follow the Christmas Star and see where it leads us! First we’re going to hear the story of the Christmas star and then have a go at some fun star themed activities!

The Christmas Star

Let’s listen to the story of the Three Wise Men following the Christmas star!

Grown Ups:


This story is one that children might already be familiar with.  They could play along with their own toys, acting out the story themselves.

Develops Communication, PSHE and Understanding the World skills.

Make a star

Have fun and be creative to make your own Christmas star!

Grown Ups:


This story is one that children might already be familiar with.  They could play along with their own toys, acting out the story themselves.

Develops Communication, PSHE and Understanding the World skills.

Make a Wish

Can you make a wish on your star?

Grown Ups:
Encourage your children to make a special wish on their stars. This is a lovely activity that develops children’s communication. It helps them to think about wishes for themselves and thinking about others in their family.

Develops - Communication and Language, Creative Skills.

Following a Star Trail

Let's follow a trail of stars and see where it leads us!

Grown Ups:
This is a really simple activity which takes very little time to set up and can keep children occupied for a long time! You can try setting up the trail in different places, or asking your children to make a trail for you to follow. You can make the trail inside or outside, or both! You can also vary what they find at the end of the trail.
Develops - Physical, Creativity, Communication and Language skills.

Extension

1.Singing Twinkle Twinkle little star.
2.Looking for stars once it’s dark.
3.Drawing stars with yellow wax crayons and then painting over with watery blue paint.
4.Look in your book collection to see if you have any about stars.

'What a Week' by Debs Green Jones