Senses Units

Senses Units Unit: To develop the sense of hearing Activities Description Age Links Sound bags Activity – exploring small bags of objects which make interesting sounds Babies Description Shaker bottles Activity – exploring the sounds made by bottles with different fillings Babies Description Instrument time Activity – exploring the instrument box Babies Description Listening bag…

Senses Overview

Senses Overview Aim To help babies develop and explore their sense of touch, sight and hearing Units Click here to view the units in this Learning Element Overview This unit is for Baby Classes only. The five senses are what we all use to explore and engage with the world around us. For babies and…

Phonics Units

Phonics Units Unit: To identify initial letter sounds (b, c, f, h, m, p, r, s, t, w, ) Activities Description Age Links Songs – introduces children to a letter sound Game – children match objects that begin with the same sound 2s to 4s Description Resources Phonics mix and match Game – children match objects…

Phonics Overview

Phonics Overview Aim Academy help children to recognize some of their first letters and know their corresponding sounds Units Click here to view the units in this Learning Element Overview This Learning Element is for 2s to 4s only. Children are not often ready to learn phonics earlier than this, although we do cover lots…

Numeracy Units

Numeracy Units Unit: To count to 5 or 6 Activities Description Age Links Let’s all count Songs – each one focuses on counting to a different number walkers to 2, 2s to 4s walkers to 4 Description Resources Jungle steps Game – children take different numbers of steps in different styles of animals 2s to…

Numeracy Overview

Numeracy Overview Aim MAD Academy help children learn to count and recognise numbers to 10, to know early number patterns, colours, shapes and describe position and size Numeracy Units Click here to view the units in this Learning Element Numeracy Overview This Learning Element is all about introducing children to the numerical concepts which they…

Musicality Units

Musicality Units Unit: To enjoy lullabies Activities Description Age Links Lullabies Songs – introduces babies to traditional lullabies babies Description Unit: To enjoy listening to rhymes Activities Description Age Links Sing-a-long rhymes Songs – introduces babies to singing nursery rhymes babies Description Spoken rhymes Rhymes – introduces babies to traditional nursery rhymes babies Description Anticipatory…

Musicality Overview

Musicality Overview Aim MAD Academy help children to explore instruments, music and movement creatively. Units Click here to view the units in this Learning Element Overview Music is at the heart of MAD Academy and infuses all our classes. This is because engaging in music is so natural and joyful for young children. It can…