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Ballyclare Nursery School, Grange Drive, Ballyclare

Online Stories

Here you will find stories and books that we will be reading in school.

Can't You Sleep Little Bear
Can't You Sleep
Little Bear
Animated Story
Elmer the Elephant
Elmer Animated
One Snowy Night
One Snowy Night
Animated Story

The Magic Porridge Pot
The Magic
Porridge Pot
Animated Story
The Owl Babies
The Owl Babies
Animated Story
Whatever Next!
Whatever Next!


Home Learning Ideas- Videos

Heart Art!
Talking About Valentine's Day
Mixing Paint!
Making Jelly!
Freezing the water
Mrs Sheeranova and Jack use the ice cube bags
Making ice boxes
Making porridge in the microwave
Mrs McMordie and Jack make porridge on the stove
Creative Materials 3
Creative Materials

Play dough Ideas

Play dough, goo and slime are excellent for developing young children's hand control in readiness for writing in school. Here are some ideas and activities that you can do at home! 

Mrs McMordie makes play dough!
Mrs McMordie
makes play
Play dough power!
Some ideas for
using play
dough to
physical skills
with items
found at home.
Play dough skills
These are some
ideas for how
to encourage
your child to
use the play
dough to
develop their
fine motor
Winter play dough ideas
Winter play
dough themed


Links to Ideas for Home learning Activities


Staff Reading Stories

Elmer Mrs McM
Elmer Mrs Y
Monkey Puzzle Mrs McM
Oliver's Wood Mrs SN
Owl Babies Miss B
Room on the Broom Miss B
The Penguin who Wanted to Fly Mrs SN
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Mrs McM
The Tiger Who Came to Tea Mrs SN
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Mrs L
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Mrs Y