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Home-Start Mid And West Suffolk

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Journey to School And Journey to Nursery Workshops

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Over the past few months Home-Start Mid and West Suffolk have been working in partnership with schools and nurseries across West Suffolk to support children and parents as they move into educational settings.

Parents/carers have been introduced to a range of fun activities that they can emulate at home thus continuing to build their children's skills and confidence in preparation for starting nursery or school.

The following slides show examples of the fun and exciting activities on offer within our Journey to School / Nursery workshops, together with the learning outcomes promoted.


Educational Games And Puzzles

Promoting:
Social skills - turn taking, conversations, listening skills, understanding and following instructions, spatial awareness, hand-eye coordination, number recognition, counting Shape, size, patterns.

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk


Hand Gym Activities

These activities help with:
Finger and hand muscles, pincer grip ready for holding a pencil, fine motor skills, hand-eye coordination, concentration, focus and perseverance.

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk


Let's Get Creative

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

These activities help with:
self-expression and creativity, exploring materials, fine motor skills, mark making, using tools


Story Sacks

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Help to develop:
A love of books and stories, using books and story props, language and communication, listening skills, self expression and imagination, early literacy skills - story telling, sequencing, characters, extending stories.


Small World Play

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Supports:
Language, communication, social skills, self expression, acting out familiar and new experiences, storytelling, sensory awareness.


Fun with Food

Helps to promote:
Healthy eating / healthy choices, having fun with food / exploring food, food preparation - using utensils safely, awareness of hygiene language, communication and social skills.

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk

Journey to school Home Start Mid & West Suffolk


Many more exciting workshops are planned for Autumn 2017.
We look forward to sharing them with you soon.