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Don't Put Your Finger in the Jelly Nelly

Don’t put your finger in the Jelly, Nelly


Read the story Don’t Put Your Finger in the Jelly, Nelly!  If you don’t have the actual book there is an online version below.

Jelly and Nelly

A fantastically fun book, with important rhyming pairs to listen for and join in with!

Rhyming words


Can you hear the rhyming words in the story? What rhymes with Nelly? What rhymes with Cheese?


With the help of an adult, have a go at making your own jam and bread.

Whilst making the jam and bread discuss what you can smell, feel, see and taste. Compare the jam and the bread, how are they different and how are they the same? The activity can be continued with play dough, what will happen if you squeeze the play dough through, for example, a garlic press or tea strainer?




Your favourite food

Have a go at drawing your favourite food, what colours will you need? What shapes will you draw? What will happen if someone puts their finger in the food?

Nick Sharratt has some drawing tips for you. Have a go at drawing a character from one of his books.