OUTDOOR PLAY bumper resource pack -EYFS

OUTDOOR PLAY bumper resource pack -EYFS
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This is a bumper pack on disk enabling you to create or develop your outdoor area to cover the revised 7 areas of Learning.

The pack would be great for nursery settings, school settings and childminders to use to create a stimulating and exciting outdoor area.

The pack includes:

Ideas sheets: A sheet of ideas for each of the revised 7 areas of learning - each sheet has a number of ideas to start you off on your planning for the outdoor area - (you will also be sent the sheets for the current framework of 6 areas).

Planning: Planning sheets for the outdoor area for you to fill in with you planning- included are examples of short term activity plans, medium term weekly plans and long term plans. These are the sheets I have used and can be used as they are or as a starting point for you to create your own sheets for your own setting.

Observations: Observation sheets for the adults to use in the Early Years setting to observe individuals and groups of children.

Box labels: 20 topic box labels- these are labels for you to add to boxes of resources to give you extra ideas for teaching such as a picnic box, fire fighters box, bubbles box etc.

Physical Development
· Tuff spot ideas- A large collection of ideas to use in the tuff spot or in a large tray
· 10 movement and action songs- on decorated A4 cards
· Messy play recipes- recipes for gloop and other tactile ideas for messy play
· Movement posters- 5 posters with pictures of children doing different movements such as hopping, jumping etc asking the children what they can do
· Movement game-A game to spin the wheel and do the action shown with instructions and ideas sheet
· Target games for use with a beanbag or ball
· Sand area- 12 word cards relating to the sand area- great to discuss and try in the sand
· Water area- 12 word cards relating to the water area

Personal, Social and
Emotional Development
· Outdoor rules- A colourful banner to use to create an ‘Outdoor rules’ display
· Outdoor rules- Decorated posters to use on your outdoor rules display- these have been left blank for you to write your own rules in to fit in with your own outdoor area or to change each day for the equipment being used
· How many can play- 5 posters showing how many children can play in each area from 2-6 children
· Emotion cards- showing faces with different emotions and an ideas card with games and activities

Communication and Language
· Role play signs- Aset of signs and posters to use in games and role play- some have been left blank for the children to write on
· Face masks- A set of colourful woodland themed face masks- great for role play
· Story telling masks- A set of black and white masks for the story of ‘Goldilocks’. These can be used to retell the story of Goldilocks or to create new stories
· Story telling masks- A set of black and white face masks for the story of ‘The Three Little Pigs’
· Puppet show- A hand puppet outline for the children to cut out and decorate and use for story telling
· Rhyme cards- 5 decorated nursery rhyme cards

· Alphabet lines- Various colourful alphabet lines –fish, flowers, rainbow letters, raindrops and watering can
· Phoneme display cards- Various colourful phoneme display sets –helicopters, ladybirds and suns. These all have the phonemes from the Letters and Sounds document
· Word wall- The High Frequency Words from the Letters and Sounds document on colourful bricks to create a bright word wall and also on colourful bunches of balloons
· Flower initial sounds game- A game to collect the initial sound picture on the flower and place it in the correct letter plant pot and sheet of ideas
· Bird letters game- A game to collect the lower case bird and place it in the correct capital letter birds nest and sheet of ideas
· Name game- A game to collect the letters of children’s names and sheet of ideas
· Rhyming game-A game to find the rhyming pairs on leaves and sheet of ideas

Expressive Arts and Design
· Minibeast rhymes and songs- Acollection of mini-beast themed rhymes and songs on decorated song cards
· Weather songs and rhymes- A collection of weather themed rhymes and songs on decorated song cards
· Colour butterflies- Large coloured butterflies with the colour name on them
· Role play resources- A collection of signs and resources for role play –fire fighters, police station, medical (hospital and doctors) and building site (more resources for these areas are available in our individual role play packs)

Understanding of the World
· Different weather ideas- Ideas for activities to do in different types of weather and ideas of resources to include in topic boxes for each day. Also included are labels for creating a windy day box, a sunny day box, a snowy day box and a wet weather box
· Bird spotting- A set of bird spotting cards with photos and names of some common garden birds
· Bird spotting- An A4 sized bird spotting card for the children to tick the birds they have seen
· Gardening area- Labels for you to use in a gardening area of the tools the children may use
· Minibeasts- A number line of different mini-beasts- great to include in a mini-beast area
· Plants- A labelled colourful plant poster
· Senses posters- A set of senses posters with photos of the different senses- great to encourage the children to use their senses
· Weather photos- A collection of weather photos- great for discussion or to use as part of a weather chart to be changed each day
· What can you see?- A poster asking the children what they can see in the outdoor area today with 22 photo cards of things to look out for

· Number rhymes- 4 number rhyme packs with a mini-beast theme – each pack has a decorated song sheet and black and white and coloured props and face masks for singing the rhyme
· Counting number line- A number line up to 10 to count the number of objects for each number
· Number lines- Various colourful number lines- hot air balloons, leaves and cars
· Ladybird game- A game to match the numbered ladybird to the ladybird with the corresponding number of spots and an ideas card
· Shapes- Large shape posters with colourful shapes with their names on them
· Bike numbers- A set of decorated signs for your parking spaces in the outdoor area and a smaller set of numbers to attach to the bikes, cars etc so the children can park them in the correct spaces
· Shape photos- Photographs of different shapes seen in the outdoor area and an ideas sheet
· Shape people- A4 posters of different colourful shape people
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