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Palm Room Blog....


We hope you enjoy the following activities...

5 Little Speckled Frogs.docx


Hi, here are some ideas for you to do at home.  It's Five Little Ducks week!

join in with Courtney!

5 Little Ducks.MOV

Palm - 5 Little Ducks.docx

Happy New Year to everyone.

Here's Jamie reading Owl Babies by Martin Waddell.  We hope you enjoy it!


Hello, wishing you all a very Happy Christmas!

Twinkle twinkle 1.MOV

Twinkle twinkle 2.MOV


It's time for some Christmas dancing this week!  Enjoy!

christmas dancing 1.MOV

christmas dancing 2.MOV


 This week, we have been dressing the tree and admiring the lights in school.

decorating the tree.MOV

Seeing the lights.MOV

seeing the lights 2.MOV


 Welcome to our festive countdown - we have been busy making wrapping paper and cards for the elderly.  Try out these activities at home and have fun!

Festive wrapping and cards.pptx


Hello, here is our first Rhyme Time challenge.  Learn and sing the rhyme with your child.  Have fun!

teddy bear teddy bear.MOV

Open, shut them....MOV

Hi everyone, hope you are keeping well and enjoying our stories and activities!

hello, here is our final story...

I Am Bear video.MOV

I Am Bear activities.docx

Here is a story about Mud!  let's hope for better weather soon...


Mud activities.docx

Hello everyone, another story about pets to deepen your learning!

This is my pet video.MOV

This is my pet activities.docx


Hello everyone, Lynnette has a special surprise for you this week - her dog Nala has joined her for story time!

Spot Stays Overnight video.MOV

Spot Stays Overnight activities.docx


Pip and Posy this week. Enjoy!

The New Friend read by Shabnam.MOV

The New Friend activities.docx



Hello everyone - we hope you enjoy this week's story and activities.

A Bit Lost video.MOV

A Bit Lost activities.docx


Hello everyone, here is Courtney reading Just Like Jasper.

Just Like Jasper video.MOV

Palm activities.docx

Here is the BAM weekly challenge!

BAM Challenge - Wacky Week.pdf

Hi everyone, here are some ideas on how to keep your child safe

Child safety - parent pack.pdf

Wishing everyone Eid Mubarak!  We hope you enjoy your special festival


For everyone who is missing Archana, here she is reading a story about growing plants.  We hope you are all managing some time outside in this lovely weather!

Jasper's Beanstalk video.MOV

Jasper's Beanstalk activities.docx

hello, Al is talking about lots of different colours this week.  We hope you enjoy it, Donna and Al

My Book of Colours video.MOV

My Book of Colours activities.docx

Here is Al singing one of your favourite rhymes, "Little Rabbit Foo Foo" by Michael Rosen.  Enjoy!

Little Rabbit Foo Foo- story.MOV

Little Rabbit Foo Foo activities.docx

Here are some activities to wind down to...

 BAM Challenge - Wind Down Week.pdf

New activities for you and your child to enjoy for

this week:

Palm - Mud Walk story

Palm - Mud Walk activities


Hello everybody, we hope you enjoy these fun activities:

Palm - Mouse Activities.docx


Palm-Splishy Sploshy-story.MOV

Palm - Splishy Sploshy-activites.docx


Please look at this information on how to talk to your children about coronavirus.

A childrens guide to coronavirus.pdf


Here are some great ideas for moving to music!  Enjoy!



We have added some useful links to help with home learning - please take a look!

Useful Links for Parents and Children.docx


Here are some tips for taking care of yourself during these difficult times

Taking care during the covid 19 outbreak.pdf


here are some ideas for teaching children how to be independent - enjoy the cooking!


Small Steps - Independent Living Skills.pdf

My Manchester Fayre cookery book.docx


Hello everyone, hope you are keeping safe and well.  I hope you enjoy our story "Dear Zoo" by Rod Campbell. There are lots of activities you can do at home.  Hope to see you all soon!  Donna, Julia, Michelle and Courtney.

Dear Zoo storytime.MOV

Palm Dear Zoo activities.docx


Here are some ideas of things to look after ourselves during isolation

Psychology Wellbeing Pack.pdf


This is an important poster showing you how to manage your child if ill or injured during the current covid 19 outbreak



Hello everyone, hope you are keeping safe and well.  This week our story "Shark in the Park" by Nick Sharratt is read by Courtney.  Enjoy and let us know how you are doing, Donna and Courtney!

Shark in the Park - story.MOV

Shark in the Park activities.docx