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Communication and Language and Phonics

Communication and Language


  • If you could be any jungle animal which one would you be and why? You could draw yourself as the animal.
  • Make up your own version of the story: e.g. ‘The Parrot Who Came for Pudding’ or ‘The Baboon Who Came to Breakfast.’




  • Use your phonics learning about different animals from last week to help you identify the animals that you can hear:


This week talk to your child about rhyme. Rhyme is when “the ends of the words sound like same like cat, hat, mat and rat.” Listen back to the nursery rhymes you have already been learning at home and see if you can say the rhyming words e.g. “wall and fall” “hooray and play.” You might like to read some rhyming stories together and see if your child can finish the next line for you. Here are some rhyming stories you can watch on YouTube if you do not have many rhyming books at home (I do not own the rights to these books):

Chocolate Mousse for Greedy Goose

Tabby McTat

Hairy Maclary from Donaldson's Dairy

Here is a great episode of Alphablocks with a rhyming song in: