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Home Learning Ideas for Parents/Carers


Please see below suggested activities for our nursery children and please do have a look at our Foundation Stage page for additional ideas/activities on our John Ray Infant website.

Hungry Little Minds – Simple fun, activities for kids aged 0 – 5

Your child’s brain grows the fastest during the first 5 years of life. As a parent, you play a huge role in feeding your child’s mind and helping them to communicate. Check out our top tips for simple activities that you can do with your child as part of your daily routine. You may not realise how much your kids are taking in – and making sense of – long before they can talk. Feed ...


Activities for babies, toddlers and children - BBC Tiny Happy People - BBC - Home

A chatty child is a happy child, so Tiny Happy People is here to help you develop your child's communication skills through simple interaction and play.

Talk, Listen and Cuddle

Talk, Listen and Cuddle (TLC) is an Essex campaign helping parents, carers and families give their young children the best start to life, developing their communication skills through playful learning at home. The website offers a wide range of information including downloadable resources and articles to help families understand how to support their child’s language and communication. Please take the time to look at our website and Facebook page, sharing individual articles can support specific issues.