SLH Early Years Week 1

It's Week 1 of our Summer Learning Hub, and this week's theme is the Seaside! Below you will find a collection of themed activities to take you through the week. Download and print all at once ready for the week ahead, or dip in here when you need something to keep your little ones busy...

Early Years Summer Learning Hub Week 1 - The Seaside

Fun Maths Activities

Using our seaside theme as a starting point, these suggested printables cover number recognition, sorting and simple counting skills.

This colour by number is perfect for your youngest children, who will enjoy colouring each...

Sort these pretty shells by size from smallest to largest, or largest to smallest. Once you'...

Here's the first of our counting worksheets with a seaside theme, with numbers up to 6. Count the...

Literacy

Have a go at colouring in a lovely crab, then finger tracing the letters beneath - or use a crayon or pencil. Practise recognising initial sounds with our seaside picture cards. Then look at and talk about our collection of Photographic Seaside Posters and use them to build vocabulary. We've got a new "what can you spot" poster to help build seaside vocabulary too.

Follow a day crabbing with a bit of writing practice. Our cute crab picture will make this crab...

Practise listening for initial sounds with the help of these matching cards. Look at the picture...

This simple poster is a great way to develop some vocabulary and conversation, pointing and...

Here's a collection of fantastic seaside photographic posters ready to print out and cut out...

Seaside Crafts

Here's a brand new seaside craft for you to enjoy with some satisfying tissue paper scrunching and sticking! And we've also got a beach towel to cut out for your toys...

Scrunching up tissue paper and gluing it to something else is always such fun - and this...

Here's a different way to get in some cutting practice. Cut out the whole beach towel then...

More Seaside Fun

We've pulled together more seaside activities below that might be fun for this age group, all of which will help children develop their fine motor skills and pencil control. Pick and choose or try a new activity each day this week...

Here is a lovely, simple sandcastle colouring page for younger children to colour. Make sure the...

Younger children will enjoy practising their cutting skills by starting on the dot and working...

Kids can practise their cutting skills with this fun sea shells cutting printable. We've...

With lines and circles to trace our starfish tracing page is a fun challenge.

This gorgeous beach ball lacing card has the simplest of outlines, making it perfect for your...

Our Seaside Topic

If you are looking for more resources and would like to take the seaside theme further, there's lots more to explore here:

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