Links

Parents are a child’s first educator and at Trinket Box, we want to share ideas and information with them to support their child’s learning. We have supplied some links to websites which could be of interest.

How to make Playdough

At Trinket Box, the children make salt dough, which is the same as play dough, except it can be cooked if we want it hardened. This website shows you how.

http://www.learning4kids.net/2012/12/09/how-to-make-salt-dough-recipe/

Fun ideas for Maths activities

This is a wonderful website with great ideas for activities which focus on Maths.

http://theimaginationtree.com/tag/playful-maths

Literacy

This website gives tips and advice, with some fun activities to carry out with your child at home.

http://www.wordsforlife.org.uk/

Language and communication

This website offers free printable resources, including games and sound cards, to help support the Letters and Sounds programme.

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/

NHS Choices

This NHS website has lots of information and advice. It has a ‘Babies and Toddlers’ tab giving advice from potty training and behaviour to toddler safety tips.It also gives advice during pregnancy and pre-pregnancy.

http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/pregnancy-and-baby/Pages/services-support-for-parents.aspx#close

The Underwear Rule

The NSPCC have launched a campaign called ‘The Underwear Rule’. The Underwear Rule is a simple way that parents can help keep children safe from abuse – without using scary words or mentioning sex.
Join the pre-school to promote this. Privates are private!

https://www.nspcc.org.uk/preventing-abuse/keeping-children-safe/underwear-rule/