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    EYFS ALL ABOUT ME! Activities

    EYFS ALL ABOUT ME! page 1 Activities

    Talk about themselves, their family, friends, pets, homes. Listen to others talking about themselves.

    Ask students to bring in their favourite teddy bear and have a teddy bears picnic.

    Play games and sing traditional songs and rhymes (e.g. Simon Says; Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes; If Youre Happy and You Know it).

    Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Clap Your Hands https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/886/2/1/1

    Read stories about people, jobs, families and emotions and encourage students to themselves. Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F1 Activity: Ask Pete https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1463/1/3/1 Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F1 Activity: On the Pond https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1437/1/1/1

    Have people from different professions (e.g. police, nurse, vet) come in and talk to students about what they do. Encourage students to listen and ask questions. Ask students to talk about what they would like to be when they grow up.

    Ask the students to bring in baby pictures with a story about what they were like. Make a Guess Who? display using copies of the baby pictures.

    Develop fine motor skills, using scissors, doing up zips and buttons, dressing dolls.

    Start writing letters using a pencil. Encourage children to write letters from their own name.

    Use malleable materials (modelling clay / dough, etc.) to make letters, foods, animals etc.

    Set up an obstacle course using hoops, tyres, balancing beams for students to move around in different ways (e.g. over, under, around).

    Ask students to move around in different ways (e.g. hop, jump, roll, run, crawl, cycle etc.)

    Start practising physical tasks such as balancing, catching, throwing and rolling to each other.

    Students to start dressing independently (e.g. putting coat on and off, dressing up in the role play).

    Talk about how to be healthy. Identify which foods are healthy during snack time.

    Talk about the importance of personal hygiene.

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    EYFS ALL ABOUT ME! page 2 Activities

    Talk about people who are important to us.

    Talk about themselves, bringing in photos.

    Compare people that they know and discuss how they are similar and how they are different.

    Encourage students to share favourite toys, to work together cooperatively and play games involving turn-taking.

    Encourage students independence and find out their favourite toy in the classroom.

    Talk about different feeling Times when they have felt happy, sad etc. Make a Feelings wall.

    Look at different clothing. Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F1 Activity: Dress Up https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1499/1/1/1 Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Dress Up Europe https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1796/2/3/1 Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Dress Up Asia https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1693/2/3/1

    Familiar settings role play, for example, a home corner, a shop, a birthday party, a teddy bears picnic.

    Read a variety of books, including those on starting school, families, bodies, and senses.

    Ask students to bring in their favourite books from home and have a special time to share these.

    Listen to different songs, including the alphabet song and different action songs. Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: ABC sing-along https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1685/2/1/1 Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Clap Your Hands https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/886/2/1/1

    Play a range of rhyming games, including rhyming soup and rhyming bingo.

    Clap the syllables in different names.

    Encourage children to mark, make and start letter formation. Use shaving foam or sand to make shapes and swirls. Use water/paintbrushes and chalk to start writing letters in the playground.

    Write an All About Me booklet. Take a photograph of the child for the front cover and include details such as name, age, hair colour etc.

    Encourage writing for a purpose, for example, invitations to their teddies for a Teddy Bears Picnic, birthday cards for a party.

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    EYFS ALL ABOUT ME! page 3 Activities

    Counting from 1 5, using fingers, objects and number rhymes Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F1 Activity: Five Little Ducks https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/1436/1/2/1 Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Bus Ride https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/507/2/2/1

    Play games and activities which encourage students to recognise, name and write numerals.

    In the role play, include phones/phone numbers, purses with a range of coins and items for students to count.

    Start counting in twos, by counting the number of shoes or eyes, or hanging socks on a washing line.

    Compare and sort teddy bears by their size and colour.

    Compare and order students by their height.

    Teach students the days of the week and talk about their routines. Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F1 Activity: Days of the Week https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/907/1/2/1

    Look at the months of the year. Find out which month each student was born in and make a Birthday display.

    Introduce data handling by comparing the most popular food, game or colour in the class.

    Explore the Senses activities: - Feely boxes with materials to smell (e.g. sand, spaghetti); Scents on cotton wool and objects in

    canisters to smell (e.g. cinnamon, peppermint); Magnifiers, colour paddles, mirrors for sight; Different fruits to taste.

    Look at the similarities and differences between each other (e.g. height, hair colour, skin colour, colour of eyes).

    Develop confidence in using a computer. Develop control and coordination in using the mouse. Try our online Activities. Copy the URL or click on the Activities button F2 Activity: Safely Home https://ec1.educationcity.com/content/index/862/2/3/1

    Talk about special occasions and past events, bringing in photos and old clothes and toys, stories from home.

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    EYFS ALL ABOUT ME! page 4 Activities

    Create self-portraits, through clay, painting or collage.

    Draw around children using chalk on the playground.

    Make finger paintings and use hand and feet for printing.

    Sing songs about ourselves and our bodies.

    Listen to music and use our bodies to move to the music.