Library Books and Activity Packs



Library Books

You will find the library books in the reception area. We have a wide range of library books which you can borrow and change as frequently as you like but please do not take more than one at a time.

Sometimes your child will choose a book that they have had before. Re – reading stories again and again is a good way of helping your child to recognise patterns, use vocabulary correctly and to memorise story structure.

Activity packs

There are several activity packs available for children to borrow. These packs  are based on story books and usually include props and some have CD or tape so that your child can listen to stories independently as well as enjoying the activity with you.

The packs are in large boxes in each of the four group bases and can be signed out using the file in the box.

Pieces inevitably get lost or worn out so if there are any pieces missing or in bad repair could you please tell a member of staff so we can replace them as quickly as possible.



Firm Foundations

Firm Foundations is a set of fun, simple activities designed for young children to help develop literacy skills. The games develop key skills such as auditory memory and visual discrimination as well as helping children focus on an activity and take turns.

All the activities come in a zip wallet with instructions. The idea is to take home one activity a week which should take about 5 minutes and which you should do once or twice. However if your child prefers to do more or less than this that is fine!

Firm Foundations are in the open cupboard in the Reception Area of Nursery school;The packs are in stages starting with yellow. There are 9 activities in each stage which you can do in any order. You need to complete all 9 yellow packs before moving onto blue then green then red. Please put the date on the sheet when you take a pack and tick off when you return.

If you have any questions please speak to Ms Kendall.