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Pre-School & Nursery Homelinks

Week: Monday 11th February

Welcome to Nursery and Pre-School

Our Topic for this week is

‘Chinese New Year’


Chinese New Year

This week we will be making paper chain dragons and practising writing Chinese numbers 1-5. We will also be talking about different Chinese foods we like to eat. We will be continuing to do lots of role-play in our Chinese Takeaway Restaurant.

Literacy and


This week we will be continuing to look at the Chinese New Year story. We will also be trying to write different Chinese symbols. For Maths we will be ordering numbers and matching numbers to different amounts of Chinese Zodiac animals.

Show and Tell

This week if your child is in ‘Rainbows group’ please can they bring in an item which is special to them for Show and Tell on Wednesday. We will choose a different group each week to show their favourite things.

Number, Shape and Colour of the Week

Our Number of the week is ‘Eight’

Our Shape of the week is a ‘Rectangle or Oblong’

Our Colour of the week is ‘Silver’.

Please talk about all of these at home with your child, please look for the number, shape and colour in your homes, in books or on walks. Please encourage them to find them in magazines or newspapers and make pictures or collages out of them, Please bring any items to do with the number, shape or colour of the week into school for us to share at our Key Worker times.

Family Challenge

This week please encourage your child to have a go at writing some Chinese numbers to bring into school to show us, there are some examples on the back of this sheet.


Is every Friday, please can your child come to school wearing trainers.


15th February – Last day – half term