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These are activities your child could be doing whilst at home during the Coronavirus pandemic. These activities will also be given to the children who have returned to school.

Here is the weekly overview for the week commencing 6th July. There are lots of ideas for you to choose from.

  • Share the story of ‘Tiddler’ by Julia Donaldson. You can watch it here:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uARjWI4HIc
  • Find the rhyming words in the story. Can you think of any more?
  • Draw your favourite part of the story and label it or write a sentence about it.
  • Pretend you are Tiddler- Create your own wonderful stories……. e.g. I’m Sorry I’m Late but……..
  • Practise counting forwards & backwards in ones to 20 or further.
  • Practise writing numbers to 10.
  • Explore subtracting 2 single digit numbers using counters or objects around the house. Tell each other subtraction number stories e.g. ‘There were 7 cakes in the tin and then took away 4 to eat them. How many are there now? Count how many are left to check.
  • Try playing these subtraction games to practise subtracting 2 single digit numbers:  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/subtraction/subtraction-to-10 and https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train
  • Continue to explore pattern. Try creating your own repeating patterns with different coloured toys or different shapes.
  • Talk about different times of the day and sequence pictures of a typical day or create a diary page for what you do at different times of the day.
  • Play ‘What Time is it Mr Wolf?’
  • Sing the days of the week song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HtQcnZ2JWsY
  • Draw or paint an underwater picture of Tiddler and the other characters from the story.
  • Make a paper fish: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UpjPZsg9u-U
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw
  • Create a stick puppet of Tiddler and use it to retell one of Tiddler’s stories.
  • Design and make your own strange sea creature.
  • Paint/draw/collage an under the sea picture picture to create a  home for Tiddler to live in.
  • Find out about different underwater characters.

Here is the weekly overview for the week commencing 29th June. There are lots of ideas for you to choose from.

  • Share the story of ‘The Snail and the Whale’ by Julia Donaldson. You can watch it here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G_mjBO-dSGw.
  • Draw your favourite part of the story and label it or write a sentence about it.
  • Write a letter to the school children in the story to ask for help with saving the whale.
  • Imagine you are taking a trip with the whale. What would you need to take with you? Draw and label what you would take or make a list of what you would pack in your bag.
  • Talk about plastic pollution in the sea and what we can do to look after the environment.
  • Find out about snails and go on a snail hunt.

 

  • Practise counting forwards & backwards in ones to 20 or further.
  • Practise writing numbers to 10.
  • Explore subtracting 2 single digit numbers using counters or objects around the house. Tell each other subtraction number stories e.g. ‘There were 7 cakes in the tin and then took away 4 to eat them. How many are there now? Count how many are left to check.
  • Explore subtraction by building towers. Build a tower with 7 bricks and then take 3 bricks away. Count how many bricks are left.
  • Try playing these subtraction games to practise subtracting 2 single digit numbers:  https://www.topmarks.co.uk/subtraction/subtraction-to-10 and https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/mental-maths-train
  • Explore pattern. Look for repeating patterns around the house or when you go for a walk. What patterns can you find? Try creating your own repeating patterns with different coloured toys e.g. blue brick, green brick, blue brick, green brick etc.

 

  • Draw or paint a picture of a sea creature (linked to The Snail and the Whale story).
  • Sing some sea themed songs:

 

 

 

Here is the weekly overview for the week commencing 22nd June. There are lots of ideas for you to choose from.

  • Share the story of ‘Zog’ by Julia Donaldson. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frA8PS8rfh8
  • Draw your favourite part of the story and label it or write a sentence about it.
  • In the story, the princess dreams of being something else when she grows up. Can you draw a dream for yourself for when you grow up? What do you want to be? Why? Can you label your drawing or write a sentence about it?
  • Zog’s ‘super power’ is being able to fly. If you could have a super power, what would it be?Why? Can you draw a picture of yourself with your chosen superpower? Can you label it or write a sentence about it?
  • Practise counting forwards & backwards in ones to 20 or further.
  • Practise writing numbers to 10.
  • Explore finding one less by singing number songs: Sing 10 green bottles https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-ten-green-bottles/zncyt39
  • Sing 10 in the bed https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-ten-in-the-bed/z7bnmfr
  • Practise finding one less. Count out 6 counters. Can you take one away to find one less? How many are there now? Practise saying it e.g. ‘One less than 6 is…’ Try again starting with a different number of counters.
  • Explore finding one more by building towers. Can you count how many bricks you used? Can you add one more brick? How many bricks are there now?  Practise saying it e.g. ‘One more than 7 is…’
  • Play this one more/one less game to practise finding one more or one less: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/chopper-squad
  • Practise naming 2D and 3D shapes. Make a dragon picture or model. Can you name the shapes that you used? Can you describe them?
  • Draw or paint a picture of a dragon.
  • Use junk modelling materials e.g. boxes, tubes etc to make a dragon model.
  • Make a pencil pot to keep your pens and pencils in.
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://youtu.be/BN7M-uQSOYE  https://youtu.be/96R059yOPVI
  • Try some relaxation: https://youtu.be/ZBnPlqQFPKs

Here is the weekly overview for the week commencing 15th June. There are lots of ideas for you to choose from.

  • Share the ‘While we Can’t Hug’ story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2PnnFrPaRgY&feature=youtu.be
  • Make a picture of something you have enjoyed doing during lockdown and label it or write a sentence about it.
  • Make a poster to tell others how to keep safe and remember social distancing.
  • Make a postcard for someone you have missed during lockdown. Can you write a message for them?
  • Cosmic Kids Yoga: https://youtu.be/pT-s1-phgxs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw
  • Outdoor: How many hops/jumps/skips etc can you do in a minute?
  • Go on a shape hunt around your house. Can you find some 2D shapes? Can you find a square, circle, triangle and a rectangle? Can you find some 3D shapes? Can you find a cone, sphere, cube, cuboid and a cylinder?
  • Sing number songs and rhymes https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-counting-songs/zn67kmn
  • Practise counting forwards & backwards in ones to 20 or further.
  • Practise writing numbers to 5.
  • Explore number bonds to 5- How many ways can you make 5? Can you record it?
  • Practise ordering numbers to 10 or 20-cut and stick numbers.
  • Explore the concept of 2 metres- what does it look like? How far do you think it is? Why do we need it?
  • How can we measure 2 metres? Estimate how many blocks/hands/feet it will be.

Challenge Cards

Ordering numbers 1 to 20

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Themed Number Ordering

Letter formation workbook lowercase

Number bonds to 5 adding machine

Around the house scavenger hunt

 

These are some other activities your child could be doing whilst at home during the Coronavirus pandemic:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks

Physical Activity At Home Guide

PHONICS BUG:
https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

Please note  your child has been provided with an education pack from their class teacher.

Letter explaining your Reception Year1 child’s pack

Easter Ideas

Assembly Time
https://www.youtube.com/fischymusic

Building_Modelling Reception

English Idea 1 – Reception

English Idea 2 – Reception

English Idea 3 – Reception

Exploring_Measuring Reception

Helping round the Home – Reception

Maths Idea 1 – Reception

Maths Idea 2 – Reception

Maths Idea 3 – ReceptionBuilding_Modelling Reception

A message from Reverend Nigel sharing our “Open the book” Collective Worship.

Science Fun at Home
Science fun at home – science with iceScience fun at home – what a gas!Science fun at home – Spider SafariScience fun at home – Sink or SwimScience fun at home – Egg-citing times (1)

Art Activities
Lockdown Art