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Learning at home with 4-5 year olds


Check out the links below for fun ways to help your 4-5 year old learn at home, as well as handy information about what to expect as they start school and how you can help as they learn to read.

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Fun learning ideas

Simple games and activities to do with your 4-5-year-old child. Have fun together while developing skills!

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What happens in Reception

Reception will be a memorable time. Find out what to expect and how you can support.

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Find out what phonics is, how your child will be learning with phonics, and how you can support them at home.

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Reading skills

Find out about comprehension skills and phonics as your child learns to read.

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Maths skills

Discover the maths skills your child learns at school and ideas for helping at home.

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Building vocabulary

Find out how learning new words can help your child to develop.

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Activity books

Browse our collection of by-age activity books from Progress with Oxford.

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Maths and gardening

Gardening is a brilliant way to boost children’s maths skills.

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