St John's Road, Driffield, East Riding of Yorkshire YO25 6RS

01377 253094

Driffield Church Of England Voluntary Controlled Infant School

Learn to let your light shine

Activities for Children


Getting Ready to start school- Top 10 Tips

1. Learn to wash your hands for 20 seconds using soap and warm water. 

2. If you cough or sneeze do so into your elbow then use a tissue to wipe your nose and put it in the bin. Next wash your hands.

3. Talk to your friends and family as much as possible!

4. Learn to put your coat on and zip it up by yourself.

5. Go to the toilet by yourself.

6. Put on your own clothes and shoes.

7. Learn to hold a knife and fork to cut up food.

8. Be able to say how you feel.

9. Recognise your name.

10.Have lots of energy ready to learn!

Supporting Emotions at Home

Here are some activities that can support you and your child as they to transition between pre-school to school.

·Read The Colour Monster story by Anna Llenas

Draw or print out jar shapes that you and your child can colour with your feeling from the story

Print out and colour the monster pictures or draw and colour in your own monsters.

Download the happy, sad, angry sorting game

Physical Activities

Here are some ideas for activities to develop your child's physical skills

Boogie Beebies      10 Minute Shake up  

Early Literacy Games

Click on these links to play some listening games 1        listening games 2   

Listening Ears Template      Odd One Out

Early Maths Games

Counting Songs              Counting Games          Maths is Everywhere

Favourite School Worship Songs and Bible Stories for you to enjoy

We love to sing songs in worship, here are links to two of our favourites

This Little Light of Mine                                  Let Your light Shine

Some of our favourite Bible stories