Kings Oak Primary Learning Centre

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Wells Lane off Bondfield Close, Barnsley, South Yorkshire S73 8TX

01226 272740

Kings Oak Primary Learning Centre

'Learning for Life'

50 things to do before you're 5 ¾

During your child's time in our Foundation Stage we want them to have a well-rounded learning experiences. With this in mind we have created our own "50 things to do before you're 5 ¾" based on the National Trust's 50 things to do before you are 11 ¾. We aim for every child to experience all of these activities whilst they are in our Foundation Stage. Below you can find a list of these activities.

1. Dance in the rain

2. Post a letter in the post box

3. Throw autumn leaves in the air

4. Participate in a teddy bears picnic

5. Bake some buns

6. Visit a remembrance memorial

7. Go on a pirate treasure hunt

8. Walk bare foot in the sand

9. Go on an Easter egg hunt

10. Take part in the nativity


11. Dress up for Halloween

12. Grow caterpillars into butterflies

13. Grow a seed into a plant

14. Play party games

15. Go to a wedding

16. Watch a pantomime

17. Bake bread from scratch

18. Try new foods

19. Go on a mini-beast hunt

20. Experience a firework display

21. Build a snowman

22. Take part in an Easter bonnet parade

23. Make perfume with the spring blossom

24. Ride a bike

25. Roll down a grassy hill

26. Build a den

27. Visit a church

28. Learn and recite a poem

29. Litter pick in the local area

30. Go to the fish shop

31. Visit Wombwell park

32. Have fun with sticks

33. Splash in puddles

34. Go welly wandering

35. Meet Father Christmas

36. Celebrate 100 days of school

37. Make a home for wildlife

38. Build a sandcastle

39. Go to the park

40. Grow strawberries

41. Make a scarecrow

42. Go pond dipping

43. Go on a scavenger hunt

44. Go cloud watching

45. Go on a bear hunt

46. Dress up for World book day

47. Go paddling

48. Bake a gingerbread man

49. Flip a pancake

50. Make a potion