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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Healthy Me

Sarah introduces the day with the activities that will be coming up.

9.30am Activity:
Poem - Healthy Me

Sarah shares her healthy eating poem, Healthy Me.

Grown Ups:

Sarah reads her poem written with her daughter Eva in mind, talking about healthy food and asking questions to find out more. Children learn about the different food groups and how variety is important. Sarah brings her poem to life using her character doll of Eva. Sarah presents her poem as if she is having a conversation with Eva. Children learn that they can have treats but that it is all about a balance of different foods in their diet.

10.30am Activity:
Making Rainbow Fruit skewers and rice cake funny faces

Sarah makes yummy rainbow fruit skewers and funny faces.

Grown ups:

Grown Ups:
 

Sarah demonstrates how to make healthy food fun by demonstrating how we can make a fruit kebab and a happy face.  Sarah talks about trying new fruits and that this can be fun and exciting experimenting with new tastes.

Children learn about the importance of eating fruit every day and different ways they can prepare food that is fun and enjoyable. 

1:30pm Activity:
Guess my fruit or vegetable

Sarah plays a fruit and vegetable game with Eva.

More learning - Children can play a vegetable guessing game: 

Grown Ups:
 

Sarah has a shopping bag filled with fruits and vegetables. She gives Eva clues about what is in her shopping bag. She describes the fruit and vegetables and gives clues about the initial sounds.

Children learn about the variety of fruits and vegetables. This activity supports your child’s understanding of initial sounds and using clues to find answers. Children learn about the world around them through play and exploration.

2:30pm Activity:

Sarah demonstrates how we can learn about different food groups by sharing with our families our favourite foods.

My Favourite Food

Grown Ups:
 

Sarah and Eva draw their favourite food for breakfast, lunch and dinner on paper plates. They talk about which foods are healthy and which foods are not so healthy. They circle healthy foods in green.

This activity supports your child’s understanding about their food likes and dislikes. Children learn about initial sounds in words. Children also learn about the foods they enjoy as a family and the importance of variety in their daily diet.

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

Wake up to Nature Dance with Charlotte and Aaron. This activity supports your child’s well-being, emotional and physical health. The dance demonstrates the importance of waking up and appreciating the nature around us and how it supports us to feel good each day.

Children learn the importance of being outside and connecting to nature.

Perhaps this is something that you can keep coming back to this week and having a go at? Or play each morning and dance along with Charlotte and Aaron!

Story time:
The Rabbit and the Hare

Sarah shares her rhyming tale about Mr Rabbit and Mr Hare. This is a twist on the tale of the tortoise and the hare about a rabbit that wants to teach the hare a lesson!

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