Category Archives: Nursery Weekly Learning

The topics and tasks you can support your nursery child with this week.

Nursery Weekly Learning Week beginning: 28 May

Hello Everyone!

What we are learning about:

Dinosaurs – Identifying Evidence from the Past/Fossils

Names and Sounds of Letters of the Alphabet – Alliteration       Size, Measurement & Sorting – Preparing for Transition to Primary 1

Our Story:                         ‘Dear Dinosaur’

Our Song/Rhyme:   ‘Ten Big Dinosaurs’   ‘Five Little Dinosaurs’

(song words on nursery page of Dalry School website & Learning Journals)

Our Vocabulary Boost Word/s:

Keen – very excited about and interested in something

Reply – to do say or write something as an answer

Fossil – something that remains from a plant or animal that lived a long time ago

Our Signalong Sign:      ‘school’

Our Hello:       as-salam alaykom   (Arabic)

The following activities will be taking place:

Monday:

Tuesday:   Pre-schoolers Trip to Library – RED & ORANGE & PURPLE

Wednesday:

Thursday: Pre-schoolers Trip to Library – GREEN & YELLOW & BLUE

Friday: Woodland Explorers

If you would like further information please speak to a member of staff.

 

Ten Big Dinosaurs

(to tune of ‘10 Little Indians’)

1 big, 2 big, 3 big dinosaurs,

4 big, 5 big, 6 big dinosaurs,

7 big, 8 big, 9 big dinosaurs,

10 big dinosaurs!

They all lived a long, long time ago.

They all lived a long, long time ago.

 

 

Five Little Dinosaurs 

Sung to: ” 5 Little Ducks”

One little dinosaur went out to play

On a bright and sunny day

She had such ENORMOUS fun

That she called another dinosaur to come.
(Call very loud) DI-NO-SAUR!

(Then chant while patting hands on laps) Thump! Thump! Thump!

Nursery Weekly Learning 21st May

Week beginning: 21 May

Hello Everyone!

 

What we are learning about:

Spring Life Cycles; minibeasts;

Sizes;    Letter Sounds and Names

 

Our Story:     Buzz, Buzz Went the Bumble Bee (see it on YouTube)

Superworm

 

Our Song/Rhyme:    ‘Here is the Beehive’   ‘Wiggly Woo’

 

(see the song words on our nursery page on Dalry School website)

Our Hello:            as-salam alaykom   (Arabic)

 

The following activities will be taking place:

Monday:  Holiday – No Nursery

Tuesday:   Ronja Cozzio Swiss Teaching Student visiting nursery for

week

Wednesday:

Thursday:

Friday:   Woodland Explorers

If you would like further information please speak to a member of staff.

 

Here is the Beehive

Here is my beehive (closed fist)

But where are the bees

Hidden inside, where nobody sees.

Soon, they’ll come creeping out of their hive

1, 2, 3, 4, 5!

(Open fingers and thumb one at a time and spread wide)

Buzz, Buzz, Buzz!

 

WIGGLY WOO

 

There’s a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo.
There’s a worm at the bottom of the garden
And all that he can do,
Is wiggle all night
And wiggle all day
Whatever else the people do say,
There’s a worm at the bottom of the garden
And his name is Wiggly Woo.

 

(You can find this song on YouTube)

 

Nursery Weekly Learning 26th March

Hello Everyone!

What we are learning about:

Easter       Early Spring       Planning       Measurement

Our Story:

We’re Going on an Egg Hunt

Our Song/Rhyme:

Easter Egg Songs

(words on Learning Journal & nursery page on Dalry School website)

Our Vocabulary Boost Word/s:

Over: on top of, above

Under: below, beneath

Through: in one side and out the other side

Around: going past something, not through it

 

Our Signalong Sign:

egg

The following activities will be taking place:

Monday: ‘BIG Sing’ starts at 2pm – everyone invited – friends and family too. Morning only children please come with a parent/family

Tuesday:

Wednesday: All About Maths 9am – 10am

Thursday: Last Day of Term Nursery reopens Tuesday 17 April – HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Friday:

 

If you would like further information please speak to a member of staff.

 

WE’RE GOING ON AN EGG HUNT.

 

We’re going on an egg hunt.
We’re going to find them all.
We’re REALLY excited.
Hooray for Easter Day!

 

We’re going on an egg hunt.
We found this VERY BIG one.
We’re REALLY excited.
Hooray it’s Easter eggs for tea!

Five Easter Eggs

 

5 Easter eggs in the sweet shop

Round and fat with a ribbon on the top

Along came … with a penny one day

Bought an Easter egg and took it right away.

 

4 Easter eggs in the sweet shop

Round and fat with a ribbon on the top

Along came … with a penny one day

Bought an Easter egg and took it right away.

 

3 Easter eggs in the sweet shop

Round and fat with a ribbon on the top

Along came … with a penny one day

Bought an Easter egg and took it right away

 

2 Easter eggs in the sweet shop

Round and fat with a ribbon on the top

Along came … with a penny one day

Bought an Easter egg and took it right away.

 

1 Easter eggs in the sweet shop

Round and fat with a ribbon on the top

Along came … with a penny one day

Bought an Easter egg and took it right away.

 

(Sung to the tune of tune ‘5 Currant Buns’)

 

 

 

Ten Little Easter Eggs

 

One little, two little, three little Easter Eggs.

Four little, five little, six little Easter Eggs.

Seven little, eight little, nine little Easter Eggs.

Ten Easter Eggs in a row.

 

Ten little, nine little, eight little Easter Eggs.

Seven little, six little, five little Easter Eggs.

Four little, three little, two little Easter Eggs.

One little penny all alone.

 

Nursery Weekly Learning 5th February

Week beginning: 5 February

Hello Everyone!

What we are learning about:

Chinese New Year and Culture         The Zoo

Our Story:     Dear Zoo (see it on YouTube)

 

Our Song/Rhyme:                Going to the Zoo

I Went to Visit the Zoo One Day

Our Vocabulary Boost Word/s:

Fierce – wild, angry, dangerous

Scary – frightening

Heavy – Weighing a lot, not easy to lift or move

 

Our Signalong Sign:

elephant   monkey   camel   frog   snake   giraffe   lion   dog

 

The following activities will be taking place:

Monday:

Tuesday:   Edinburgh Zoo Trip – Please arrive in nursery by 8.30am!

Wednesday:

 

Thursday:  Chinese Story Telling with Miss Qing our Chinese Teacher

Friday:

 

See song words on our Dalry News Page on Learning Journals or nursery page on Dalry School website. Please let us know what your child has learned and what you think about this week’s learning. If you would like further information please speak to a member of staff.

 

I WENT TO VISIT A ZOO ONE DAY

I went to visit a zoo one day,

I saw an elephant across the way,

And what do you think I heard it say?

Thump, thump thump!

 

I went to visit a zoo one day,

I saw a camel across the way,

And what do you think I heard it say?

Hump, hump, hump!

 

Continue with other animals and their sounds eg:

 

   Giraffe – munch x 3         Lion – roar x 3

Snake – hiss x 3,           Monkey – ‘oo’ x 3

Frog – ribbet x 3           Dog – woof x3

 

 

GOING TO THE ZOO

 

Daddy’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow,

Zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow

Daddy’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow

And we can stay all day!

 

Mommy’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow,

Zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow

Mommy’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow

And we can stay all day!

 

We’re goin’ to the zoo, zoo, zoo

How about you, you, you?

You can come too, too, too

We’re goin’ to the zoo, zoo, zoo

 

Well we stayed all day and I’m gettin’ sleepy

Sittin’ in the bus gettin’ sleep sleep sleepy

Home already gettin’ sleep sleep sleepy

‘Cause we have stayed all day

 

                                      

      

        

         GOING TO THE ZOO

 

Nursery’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow,

Zoo tomorrow, zoo tomorrow

Nursery’s takin’ us to the zoo tomorrow

And we can stay all day!

 

We’re goin’ to the zoo, zoo, zoo

How about you, you, you?

You can come too, too, too

We’re goin’ to the zoo, zoo, zoo

 

Well we stayed all day and I’m gettin’ sleepy

Sittin’ in the bus gettin’ sleep sleep sleepy

Home already gettin’ sleep sleep sleepy

‘Cause we have stayed all day