Trafalgar Road, Colchester, Essex CO3 9AS

01206 573519

Lexden Primary School

Community, Courage, Curiosity and Commitment

Nursery

Keep those fingers working hard. Playdough is a great way for children to develop the strength in their wrists and hands, in order to hold a pencil correctly and to write. 

Shape songs

At Nursery, we sing different shapes songs and watch shape videos on YouTube, here are some below to watch and sing together: 

Shape song 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WTeqUejf3D0

Shape song 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJxq0kR8yNc

Shape song 3: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfRuLS-Vnjs 

 

Maths games  (free and Tablet-friendly) 

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/shape-patterns

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/early-years/shape-monsters

 

Number and counting songs

Please encourage your child to count at home and to recognise written numerals. 

At Nursery, we watch YouTube videos to help with counting and number recognition.  

Here are some of the videos we use below: 

Lets Count to 20https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0VLxWIHRD4E

10 Little Numbers: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dk9Yt1PqQiw

5 Little Ducks: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZw9veQ76fo

Lets Get Fit- Counting to 100 (they love this one)

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc

5 Little Men in a Flying Saucerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2E3p_51tJx0

10 in the bed: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WqF0ev8UOB4

 

Fully Funded Nursery Places available from September 2021

To register your child on our waiting list please complete a 'Register of Interest Form' (downloadable below) and return it to the school office. 

Nursery Registration of Interest Form.pdf

Nursery Admission Policy MAY20.pdf

Nursery Payment Policy.pdf

We look forward to welcoming you into our Nursery.