This year I am determined to give more time to Saxon, he will be five in July!
He is quick with maths, is keen to listen to stories and has shown some interest in his letters.
Up to an hour daily
Number and literacy activities – daily, 20 to 30 minutes total
Faith – daily, up to 10 minutes
Story time – daily, up to 20 minutes. This to include history, geography, science and nature picture books as well as immersion in great literature.
I am also wanting to include nature study and art and craft activities each week.
Catholic Mosaic Picture Books
The Mass Book for Children – Rosemary Gortler and Donna Piscitelli
Catholic Children’s Treasure Box – (Maryknoll Sisters) series
Encourage Saxon to draw picture and dictate story.
Hands on activities, board games and some simple workbooks if he wishes.
DK computer games.
Reading & Writing
Phonic Flash Cards
Magnetic Letters etc
Starfall – Computer PhonicsSimple books (if interested)
Beatrix Potter Writing Book (If Saxon asks)
Quality Picture Books
Weekly Nature Walk and keep notebook
Quality picture books
Little Pete Stories – Leila Berg
Beatrix Potter and similar literature
Daily Art activity
Weekly Craft Activity