Koala 4-5 years old
•Fine motor control: learning letter formations and correct pencil hold •Gross motor exercises using midline skills •Brain Stimulation exercises for concentration and retention. •Phonemic and phonological awareness level 2: rhyming, Jolly Phonics sounds, consonant blends, word families, sight words, Jolly Phonics DVD, Jolly Jingles, alphabet (Alphabet Zoo)Jolly Phonics games level 1, Jolly Phonics Whiteboard Program stage 2, Jolly Phonics blending games, counting sounds exercises, decoding and choosing correct sentences for pictures. Jolly Phonics word lists-first half. Writing Dictation words – group 1. •Oral Language: pronunciation exercises, puppets to initiate expressive speech and characterisation, making up nonsense rhymes, restructuring nursery rhymes, Barrier games to encourage precise language and careful listening and telling news. •Literature: listening and responding to stories, comprehension, creative responses and thinking skills centred on chosen literature.