We are giving you this list so you can discuss with your children what we have been talking about at Playgroup. Sometimes you may be able to offer help or we may ask you to bring in an item from home. Please look out for additional weekly details and ideas of things to do or talk about at home.

Autumn Term

3-7 Sep 2018 Settling in  – routine of the playgroup session
10-14 Sep Settling in – routine of the playgroup session
17-21 Sep Colours – naming and awareness of differences
24-28 Sep Cold cookery
1-5 Oct Clothes – suitable for the season – dressing ourselves
8-12 Oct Transport – various forms
15-20 Oct Shape and Space – 2 &3 dimensions – relative sizes
HALF TERM
29 Oct – 2 Nov Autumn – awareness of seasonal differences – getting ready for winter
5-9 Nov Our Senses – taste, smell, sight, hearing, touch
12-16 Nov Nursery rhymes – music and movement – Diwali
19-23 Nov Shopping – writing lists
26-30 Nov Times of day – yesterday, today, tomorrow, day/night
3-7 Dec Toys
10-14 Dec Christmas

 

Spring Term 2019

 

7-11 Jan 2019 Winter – weather
14-18 Jan Numbers – counting, mathematical language
21-25 Jan Space
28 Jan – 1 Feb Where people live – different homes and cultures
4-8 Feb Technology – use of tools – experimenting
11-15 Feb Opposites – e.g. wet/dry, hot/cold, like/dislike
HALF TERM
25 Feb – 1 Mar Materials – technology – what things are made of
4-8 Mar Families – own and others – respect for other cultures
11-15 Mar Wild / large animals
18-22 Mar Growing- age, seeds, length of time
25-29 Mar Phonics and Sounds
1-5 Apr Easter

 

Summer Term

 

23-26 Apr Baby animals –  pets
29 Apr – 3 May Our area – Osterley Park and our environment
7-10 May Ourselves – rest, exercise, diet, cleanliness – feelings
13-17 May Mini-beasts
20-24 May Exploring sounds, music and the environment
HALF TERM
3-7 Jun Farms – animals and crops
10-14 Jun Seaside
17-21 Jun Important jobs – police, nurse, fire fighters etc.
24-28 Jun Gardens
1-5 Jul Recreation and social activities we enjoy
8-12 Jul Summer food and picnics
15-19 Jul Going to School