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The Saplings Planning Summer Term (1st) 2018 – Medium Term 6 Weeks

Topic: Numbers


Links to EYFS

Weekly Theme

Learning Objectives

Learning and play ideas to do at home.

Role Play

1 16/4/18


Shows an interest in numerals in the environment.

Recognising numbers in our environment

For children to recognise and name some numbers between 1 and 10.

Can you recognise numbers around your home? Ie clocks, telephones etc


2 23/4/18

Understanding the World

Remembers and talks about significant events in their own experience.

St Georges Day

To encourage children to talk about significant events.

Making an England flag to celebrate St George’s Day.





Shows interest in play with sounds, songs and rhymes (22-36m).


Joins in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in rhymes and stories (30-50m).

Nursery rhymes.

To learn some well known nursery rhymes.

Singing nursery rhymes at home.




Physical Development

Drinks well without spilling (22-36m)


Can usually manage washing and drying hands (30-50m)

Cooking royal biscuits.

Preparing for our banquet.

Talk about celebrations you have attended.

Royal Banquet

5 14/5/18

Literacy - Writing

Distinguishes between the different marks they make (22-36m).


Sometimes gives meaning to marks as they draw and paint (30-50m).

Royal Wedding

To encourage mark making by writing invitations.


Encourage name writing for older children.

Writing party invitations.


Talk about the royal wedding. Ie Who is getting married?


6 21/5/18


Responds to the feelings and wishes of others (22-36m)


Enjoys the responsibility of carrying out small tasks. (30-50)


Becoming more Independent

To encourage children to be more independent.


School readiness.

Ask your child to help you with simple tasks at home.



*This is an outline of planning, but if the children show a specific interest, they will lead our provision and the planning adapted accordingly.