Listens to and joins in with stories and poems, one-to-one and also in small groups.
Joins in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in rhymes and stories.
Suggests how the story might end.
Listens to stories with increasing attention and recall.
Describes main story settings, events and principal characters.
Shows interest in illustrations and print in books and print in the environment.
Recognises familiar words and signs such as own name and advertising logos.
Looks at books independently.
Holds books the correct way up and turns pages.
Sometimes gives meaning to marks as they draw and paint.
Ascribes meanings to marks that they see in different places.
Uses some number names and number language spontaneously.
Uses some number names accurately in play.
Recites numbers in order to 10.
Knows that numbers identify how many objects are in a set.
Beginning to represent numbers using fingers, marks on paper or pictures.
Sometimes matches numeral and quantity correctly.
Compares two groups of objects, saying when they have the same number.
Shows an interest in numerals in the environment.
Realises not only objects, but anything can be counted, including steps, claps or jumps.
Shape, Space and Measures:
Children read and understand simple sentences.
They use phonic knowledge to decode (sound out) regular words and read them aloud accurately.
They also read some common irregular words.
They demonstrate an understanding when talking about what they have read.
Children use their phonic knowledge to write words in ways which match their spoken sounds.
They write some irregular common words.
They write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.
Some words are spelt correctly and others are phonetically plausible.
Children count reliably with numbers from 1 to 20, place them in order and say which number is one more or one less than a given number.
Using objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers.
They count on or back to find the answer.
They solve problems, including doubling, halving and sharing.
Shape, space and measures:
Children use everyday language to talk about size, weight, capacity, position, distance, time and money to compare quantities and objects and to solve problems.
They recognise, create and describe repeating patterns.
They explore characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and use mathematical language to describe them.
Children’s yoga https://www.cosmickids.com/
Action songs by Learning Station https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gE7zCfxJ7bE
Boogie Beebies https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mvsc
Just Dance Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziLHZeKbMUo
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