As I said last week we are focusing in this first week of Advent on the story of The Nativity and have been reading our Nativity Book and looking at the story. So using some Nativity Stencils from Baker Ross I decided we would make some story sequencing cards to go over the Nativity Story again in a different way.
We used crayons to colour in our stencils on white card. To keep the stencils in place I added a small piece of low tack sticky tape so that it wouldn’t slip whilst J coloured them in. As he coloured we talked about the images and what part they were in the story.
I then added text to the cards – although J can’t read yet, I want him to get used to “reading” text in different situations and also seeing me writing is good for pre-writing skills for him.
We then sat down and put the story into order. This is something that we have been doing again and again and I will be laminating the cards so that we can use them next year as well.