Home Learning and Language Support

Home learning suggestions

We work in partnership with parents to support each child's development; ensuring they enjoy their time at nursery, grow in confidence, and develop a love of learning.  You can share information, photographs, and videos of your home learning experiences with your child's key worker through Evidence Me.

Birmingham Early Years Networks have put together a page of resources that you might find helpful. Here you will find links to ideas for home learning activities as well as interesting articles and resources.

BBC Bitesize offers a variety of resources, including songs and games, to support early years learning at home.

BBC Tiny Happy People has simple activities and play ideas to support your child's communication and language development.

Hungry Little Minds has some short videos and simple, fun activities that you and your children can do together to support communication, language and literacy.

Libraries from Home is a website that provides online rhyme times and story times to support your child's language and literacy.

National Literacy Trust is a website that provides a variety of rhymes and stories to extend your child's vocabulary and early literacy.

Natural History Museum has a range of information and videos to find out more about our natural world.

The National Oak Academy is a website that was created in response to the coronavirus outbreak that provides lessons and resources for school children.

Woodland Trust's blog is a useful resource for ideas to support your child's understanding of nature through outdoor activities.

Activities for brain-building and bonding with your child. 

ICT Games provides a range of phonic and maths games for young children.

50 Things To Do Before You're 5 gives you a wealth of ideas to do with your child.

The Easy Peasy app provides parenting tips and activties to do with your child.  

Words for Life provides parents, children, and young people with activities and support to improve their language, literacy and communication skills from home.

A library of online parenting courses, that can be accessed using your Birmingham postcode.