SLH Reception Week 1

Welcome to Week 1's Summer Learning Hub for Reception children, with a Seaside theme! We've pulled in a selection of our resources and activities to make it easy to find activities that are age-appropriate and fun, and that will help keep skills fresh over the summer holidays.

Reception Summer Learning Hub Week 1 - The Seaside

Maths Activities

We've covered counting, pattern, numbers, size sorting and simple sums in this selection of activities. Pick and choose or try them all!

Give the children some sorting practice from smallest to largest (or vice versa) with these...

Learning maths is fun when you're colouring in a picture too! Can the kids solve the simple...

Here's a fun counting worksheet for the kids with a seaside, summery theme. Count the objects and...

Kids can have fun counting and comparing the number of buckets and spades on this simple...

Available in colour or black and white, this seaside themed pattern worksheet makes learning fun!

Literacy

Practice handwriting, listen for initial sounds and count, match pictures to words and talk about (or write about) a fun seaside poster ...

By the time they get to the end of this seaside handwriting worksheet and write the word on...

Colour the pictures according to the key, and then count the number of items beginning with each...

Print these fun seaside picture matching cards onto card then cut apart (or fold them in half...

What can the kids see in this interesting poster? Print it out to investigate, or look on screen...

Crafts

Everyone needs a beach towel when visiting the seaside - even toys - so here are 2 beach towels to print and cut out, with fringes that need careful scissor skills. We've also got a fabulous "tissue paper painting" craft for you to try.

Practise your cutting skills with this fun beach towel cutting activity - perfect for any self-...

Cut out the beach towel then cut its fringe carefully along the dotted lines. It will take...

Have you tried "painting" with tissue paper? It's fun to do and the results can be...

More Seaside Fun

These fun seaside-themed activities will keep the kids busy throughout the week and provide an excuse to break out the colouring pencils and playdough too!

Here is the first of 4 seaside mazes with varying degrees of difficulty - perfect perhaps for...

Colour in this sandcastle and bucket, choosing the correct colours according to the numbers. UK...

Get out the playdough and have fun making a pretend beach scene on this printable playdough mat...

We've picked out a collection of things that make the seaside very special - sandcastles,...

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:

Seaside
Seaside

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