Reception

Reception 2019-20

Distance Learning

WEEK 14

Phonics Task
We have completed all of the 26 sounds. We are now going to move onto the blends. This we are focusing on ‘th’. Click on the link to listen to the song.

 

Remember it is still important to revisit all of the sounds on a daily basis. This will help to ensure that the sounds are firmly embedded. Don’t forget to click on the youtube linkhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc

Spelling

Using the method ‘Look, write, cover, check’ , can you learn to read and spell the words below:-

  • the
  • then
  • that
  • this

Can you think of any other words that begin with ‘th’?

Use the app ‘HAIRY LETTERS’ to practice your handwriting and spelling.

Reading

Choose 2 Reading books from ‘Reading Buddy’. How many medals have you gained so far?

Try this game below –

https://www.starfall.com/h/word-machines/

Story and Writing Task

Listen to the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’ by Eric Carle.

https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=the+bad+tempered+ladybird

  • Why was the ladybird bad tempered?
  • What would make you bad tempered?
  • What does the ladybird say to the other creatures?
  • Where is the story set?
  • Who are the characters?
  • How does the ladybird feel at the end of the story? why?

 

Challenge 1 –

Can you find out some facts about a ladybird? Use the internet/ books to do your research. Can you write down 2 simple facts about a ladybird in your workbook? e.g.

Ladybirds have wings. (don’t forget to use the writing rules !)

Challenge 2-

Speech bubbles – discuss the purpose of a speech bubble. Why do we use them? Where does the point sit? Can you click on the link and fill in the speech bubble? What is the ladybird going to say? You could pretend he is really bad tempered or really happy?

Maths Task

  • Daily counting to 100. Can you write numbers to 30, in order?
  • Direction- click onto jit5 on hwb- turtle. Can you find the garden picture and move the butterfly forwards, backwards, left and right? can you use instructions e.g. move 2 steps forward and 1 step to the right?
  • Outdoor task- can you go on a treasure hunt to find coins? Parents/carers to hide coins and give the child some directions to follow.
  • Can you draw a map of your garden and hide the coins for your parents? remember ‘x’ marks the spot.

Creative Task

Can you make a ladybird using a paper plate? if you don’t have a paper plate, you could draw around something round. Can you paint spots on each side of the ladybird? can you make a double sum? e.g. 5+5= 10 spots ….

 

 

Physical Task

Try Cosmic Kids yoga- can you pretend to be a ladybird?

 

 

 

WEEK 13

Phonics Task
We have completed all of the 26 sounds. We are now going to move onto the blends. This we are focusing on ‘Ch’. Click on the link to listen to the song.

Remember it is still important to revisit all of the sounds on a daily basis. This will help to ensure that the sounds are firmly embedded. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc

Spelling

Using the method ‘Look, write, cover, check’ , can you learn to read and spell the words below:-

  • chip
  • chop
  • chat
  • chin

Can you think of any other words that begin with ‘ch’?

Use the app ‘HAIRY LETTERS’ to practic  e your handwriting and spelling.

Reading

Choose 2 Reading books from ‘Reading Buddy’. How many medals have you gained so far?

Try this game below –

https://www.starfall.com/h/word-machines/

Story and Writing Task

Listen to the story ‘Tiddler’. Can you answer the following questions?

  • Why was Tiddler late?
  • What doesTiddler look like?
  • What does Tiddler ride on?
  • Who did he fly with?
  • What does he do everyday?
  • What time does the teacher do the register?
  • Hpw does Tiddler get out of the chest?

Writing challenge-

  1. Can you find the rhyming words in the story? note them down in your workbook.
  2. Can you think of a new tale that Tiddler could tell his teacher? Make up your own funny tale. Keep it simple though, e.g. ‘I got lost in a net.’  . You might want to draw a picture to support your writing.

Maths Task

Creative Task

Can you make an octopus? Use the ideas below….

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Physical Task

Can you design and make a cave for Tiddler in your garden? pretend that you are under the sea – he needs a cave to hide in! This will stop him getting into any mischief! You can use boxes, chairs, sheets, blankets etc.. Have fun!

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WEEK 12

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
As always, remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc
Letter of the week is ‘z’ . Read the letter ‘z’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘z’ in the story?

 

 

Handwriting Task

Letter of the week is ‘i’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘z’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘z’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘z’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘z’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter zi’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
-in the air , on someone’s back, in shaving foam, in sand or soil, chalk on the floor, in a tray of lentils or use the iPad/ computer paint package to draw letter ‘z’. 

Don’t forget to use the app ‘Hairy letters’ to practice letter formation daily. 

Spellings 

Use ‘Look, cover, write, check’ to spell the following words. Remember to practice daily and test at the end of the week. This week we are focusing on the ‘ee’ blend within words.

  • sheep
  • beep
  • deep
  • keep
  • peep

Watch the Jolly Phonics ‘ee’ song to remind yourself of the sound.

Reading Task

Read 2 books on Reading Buddy. How many medals have you got so far? 

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/   Try phase one games on this website. 

Story and Writing Task

 

Read the story and answer the questions below.

  • Snail went on a very exciting adventure. Can you think of  some of the things she saw on the way?
  • What did she write on the rock?
  • What did she write on the blackboard?
  • where did she feel happy?
  • Where did she feel sad?

Writing Task1

-if you could travel anywhere in the world, where would it be and why?  Can you use your phonics to write a sentence to answer the question. Draw a picture to accompany your sentence.  (example… I would go to …….. because ……. )

Writing Task 2

Research some facts about a whale or a snail. Use iPad/ computer/ books to find out some interesting facts. Youtube has some child friendly videos to watch too!

Can you record 2 interesting facts in your writing books. Keep the sentences simple e.g. A whale can be 30 metres long.

Maths Tasks

Creative Task

Can you make a whale using junk materials? Look at the ideas below for some inspiration…..

 

the snail and the whale activities - Google Search | Whale crafts ...   Snail and the whale craft - Madhouse mummy - crafts for kids

 

Egg Carton Whale Craft for Kids with Free Craft Template

Physical Task

Can you sing and dance to the song ‘Oh i do like to be beside the seaside’

Can you move like a fish?

Can you move slowly and quickly?

Can you pretend that you are a snail ? can you slither slowly on the floor?

Can you use your arms and legs to imitate seaweed moving in the waves?

Cool down- lay on your back and listen to some seaside calming sounds – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OVct34NUk3U

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 11

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
As always, remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc
Letter of the week is ‘i’ . Read the letter ‘i’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘i’ in the story?

Handwriting Task

Letter of the week is ‘i’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘i’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘i’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘i’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘i’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘i’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
-in the air , on someone’s back, in shaving foam, in sand or soil, chalk on the floor, in a tray of lentils or use the iPad/ computer paint package to draw letter ‘i’. 

Alphabet Letter I Formation Card Printable | MyTeachingStation.com

Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly . Practice your letters in your workbook everyday. Remember – practice makes perfect!

Spellings Task

Use ‘Look, write, cover, check’ to practice your spellings. Remember to practice your spellings everyday in your workbook.

hen

men

pen

den

ten

Can you put these words into a sentence? Remember to practice everyday and check to see if you can spell these words independently on the Friday?

Reading Task
Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?
Try the link below- Use the links below to practice reading words.
WORDS OF THE WEEK – Using paper – Make flashcards and read these words everyday. Can you hide the words outside and find them? what do they say? Can you make doublers of these words and play snap? can you spot these words in any books ?

he, me, she, we, be

Story and writing Task

This week’s story is ‘The Lighthouse Keeper’s Lunch’. Read the story and answer the questions below.

  • Where does Mr Grinling live?
  • What is his job?
  • What does he like to eat?
  • Who steals his lunch?
  • Why does Mr Grinling get cross?
  • What does Mrs Grinling do to stop Mr Grinlings lunch from being stolen?
  • How does the story end?

Writing Challenge- Can you write a new shopping list for Mrs Grinling? Can you use your phonics and writing rules to write the list. Please include 6 new items. Don’t forget to use bullet points/ numbers for the list (left side of page).

Can you write a sentence about Mr Grinling?Use the sentence starter below:

He was…….   . (Don’t forget to use finger spaces, sit writing on the line and use a full stop)

Maths Task

Creative Task

Design a new menu for Mr Grinling – draw a picture of some foods that he might like.

Go on a bird watch in your garden – what do you see? Use the sheet to help you idenitfy the birds that you see. male and female birds – use the bird spotting sheet (click on the blue link)

ICT Task

Create a graph on your hwb account. Ask 10 people ‘what is your favourite icecream? and record it in the form of a graph. Remember to use a tally to record choices first.  Click on to jit5 – pictogram.

Physical Task

Warm ups- run around your garden three times, jump up and down 10 times, hop on the spot for 10 seconds, turn around and touch your toes 5 times.

Cool down- lie on your back and close your eyes. Take a deep breath in and out ten times.

Welsh Task

Watch the seaside video. Can you learn some new welsh words?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WEEK 10

LITERACY
Phonics Task
As always, remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc
Letter of the week is ‘p’ . Read the letter ‘n’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘p’ in the story?

Handwriting Task
Letter of the week is ‘p’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘p’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘p’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘p’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘p’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘p’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
-in the air
-on someone’s back

-in shaving foam

-chalk on the floor outdoors

Sand in a small tray

Don’t forget to practice writing letter ‘p’ using the app HAIRY LETTERS

Reading Task
Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?
Try the link below- Use the links below to practice reading words.

WORDS OF THE WEEK – Using paper – Make flashcards and read these words everyday. Can you hide the words outside and find them? what do they say? Can you make doublers of these words and play snap? can you spot these words in any books ?

at, my, see, we 

Spelling Task

Use ‘Look, write, cover, check’ to practice your spellings. Remember to practice your spellings everyday in your workbook.

  • look
  • book
  • took
  • cook

Can you put these words into a sentence?

Writing / Story Tasks

This week’s story is ‘Rainbow Fish’. Watch the story and answer the questions.

 

  •  Is Rainbow Fish a nice fish? why?
  • Why is Rainbow Fish pretty?
  • Does Rainbow Fish like to share?
  • What does the Octopus tell Rainbow Fish to do?
  • Does Rainbow Fish listen to Octopus?
  • How does Rainbow Fish feel at the end of the story?
  • Can you think of a time when you have been kind?

Challenge 1Can you use your phonics to write a little sentence about a time that you have been really kind?

for example:- I was kind when ………..      REMEMBER TO USE THE WRITING RULES! 

Challenge 2- can you describe the Rainbow Fish? Draw a picture and list some describing words around the picture. 

Maths Tasks

Creative Task

Make a friend for the Rainbow Fish.

Using craft materials you have at home e.g. coloured paper, paints, colouring pencils , felts…. or even use empty packages e.g. sweet papers, chocolate wrappers, empty crisp packets, boxes etc to make a colourful Rainbow fish.

ICT Task

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

Use jit5 on hwb to create a seaside picture.

Physical Task

Warm up- practice being a fish indoors/ outdoors. Can you swim fast and slow? can you change direction whilst you swim? Oh no, a shark is chasing you…. swim faster…. Phew, its gone, swim slow and enjoy the journey.

 Welsh Task

 

 

 

 

WEEK 9

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
As always, remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=euxN7LGOoLc
Letter of the week is ‘n’ . Read the letter ‘n’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘n’ in the story?

Handwriting Task
Letter of the week is ‘n. Can you think of things that begin with ‘n’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘n’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘n’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘m’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘n’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
-in the air
-on someone’s back
-shaving foam/ sand in a tray
-chalk outdoors
-playdough letter

Don’t forget to use the app ‘Hairy Letters’ to practice your letter formation.

Reading Task

Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?
Try the link below- Use the links below to practice reading words.

  • WORDS OF THE WEEK – Using paper – Make flashcards using the words -‘I’, ‘Look’, ‘like’, ‘a’,’am’, ‘no’, ‘go’ 
  • Write the 6 words (equally spaced) on a piece of A4 paper. Cut out the words to make flashcards. Test your child daily. IDEAS- mix up the words when testing your child, make two copies and play snap ,place all flashcards down on the floor/ table and find a matching pair. You could also go on a word hunt outdoors and read the words that you find together. Have fun!

Spellings

Use ‘Look, write, cover, check’…. daily!

 

  • get
  • met
  • bet
  • vet

Story / Writing activity

Where is the family going?

What are they looking for?

What do the pass through first?

What is thick and oozy?

Who do they see in a cave?

Why do they run back home?

CHALLENGE-

Use your workbook – Can you write a letter to the bear? Explain that you are sorry for running away and you would like to be his friend.  Can you include the main features of a letter e.g ‘To’ ‘From’ and your name. Include key words e.g.  ‘I am sorry…. ‘I like you….’  Can you add a question of your own or tell him something about you? Use your phonics to create sentences.

Maths Task

Creative Task

  • Can you make a bear mask? Look below for some ideas.

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Go on your very own ‘Bear Hunt’. Take a walk safely to a woodland area e.g. Melin Court Waterfall, woodland area – etc and see if you can find grass, mud, puddles etc to walk / jump in. Can you retell the story ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt?’

Physical Task 

Warm up’s- jog on the spot for 1 minute, jump up and touch the sky 10 times, make you body as tall as you can/ as small as you can , stamp around like a bear for 30 seconds.

Cool down- lay on the floor and listen to the calming music. Take deep breathes and relax. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WUXEeAXywCY

ICT Task

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

Welsh Task

Watch the ‘Bear Hunt’ in Welsh-

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p05qtvyf

Watch and join in with the Welsh song about telling the time.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zsw7b82/articles/z3jnk2p

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WEEK 8  

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link from previous weeks!
Letter of the week is ‘m’ . Read the letter ‘m’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘m’ in the story?

Handwriting Task
Letter of the week is ‘m’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘m’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘m’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘m’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘m’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘a’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
in the air
on someone’s back
shaving foam/ sand in a tray
chalk outdoors
playdough letter

   

Reading Task

Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?
Try the link below- Use the links below to practice reading words.

*Download the Teach Monster app – you can practice reading lots of words and sentences in a fun way.

  • Using paper – Make flashcards using the words -‘the’, ‘mum’, ‘dad’, ‘a’, ‘and’ ‘my’.  Write the 6 words (equally spaced) on a piece of A4 paper. Cut out the words to make flashcards. Test your child daily. IDEAS- mix up the words when testing your child, make two copies and play snap ,place all flashcards down on the floor/ table and find a matching pair. You could also go on a word hunt outdoors and read the words that you find together. Have fun!

Spelling

  • bug
  • mug
  • jug
  • tug

Discuss the meaning of the words. Remember to practice your spellings every day and complete at test at the end of the week. Use ‘Look, write, cover, check’ method.

Story and Writing Task

Read the story ‘Too Many Carrots’ and answer the questions below.

  • Who needed a place to stay?
  • Who fell out of the tree?
  • What vegetable does the rabbit collect? What happened to Beaver’s house?
  • What did rabbit decide to do at the end of the story?
  • Why is it good to share?

CHALLENGE- can you draw a picture and write about your favourite part of the story? Remember to use the writing rules!!

Maths Task

  • Count to 100 – use the link below to sing our favourite song. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGetqbqDVaA
  • Complete a weather chart – record the weather every day . Using your workbook write the days of the week monday – sunday down and record the temperature and the weather e.g draw a cloud, sun, rain etc – you can watch the daily news (Good Morning Britain) or use a weather app on the computer/ phone. Questions to answer- At the end of the week can you can read the results and answer the following questions :- 1 Which day/s was the hottest? 2. which day/s was the coldest? 3. how many days did it rain? 4. How many days did the sun shine?
  • Halves and quarters – draw a circle and cut it in half – children to practice writing 1/2 . Cut the halves into 1/4. (Link this activity to creative task – cutting sandwiches)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBWTP84lcUI – watch this clip about sharing . have a go a writing 1/2, 1/4

Creative Task

  • Go for a walk safely and pack some food that requires cutting e.g. sandwiches, cake etc. Beforehand prepare a picnic with your child. Involve them in preparing and cutting the sandwiches – cut 1/4 and 1/2. have you got enough bags of crisps/ drinks  for everyone? remember to count all items.
  • Ideas for your picnic – sit in an open space- close your eyes – what can you hear? what can you smell? what can you see?
  • Can you make a daisy chain?
  • Can you pick a blade of grass and blow it? does it make a noise?
  • Can you collect an interesting stone and take it home – can you decorate it and put it in your garden? you could create a ladybird – split the stone / pebble in half and add some spots on each half?

Physical Task

Warm up

  • Jump on the spot 10 times
  • Jog on the spot for 30 seconds
  • Bend down and touch your toes 10 times
  • hop on one leg for 5 seconds, switch legs.

Cool down- lie down on the floor and focus on your breathing. Can your child count to 10 slowly? count for your child and encourage them to take 10 deep breathes in and out.

Welsh Task

Sing some Welsh songs. Use the links below. You could do a show for your family.

ICT task

Log onto  jit5 to create a picture of your walk/ picnic? can you add some describing words to your picture to describe it ? e.g. exciting, warm, sunny, fun, tasty. Use ‘WRITE’ tab to create a picture and add words.

See example below….

 

 

WEEK 7

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link from previous weeks!
Letter of the week is ‘a’ . Read the letter ‘a’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘a’ in the story?

 

Handwriting Task
Letter of the week is ‘a’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘a’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘a’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘a’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘a’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘a’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
in the air
on someone’s back
shaving foam/ sand in a tray
chalk outdoors
playdough letter

Reading Task

Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?
Try the link below- Use the links below to practice reading words.

https://www.starfall.com/h/word-machines/ 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2yf4j/articles/z4ycrj6

Writing Task
This week’s story is ‘Daisy, Eat your Peas!’. Share the story below and answer the following questions.

  • What does Daisy dislike?
  • What does Daisy always say?
  • Name one thing that her mum offered her?
  • What does mum want Daisy to do?
  • What does mum dislike?
  • What do they eat for dessert?
  • What foods do you dislike and why?

Challenge- Can you draw a picture of your favourite food and write about it.

Don’t forget to use the writing rules! 

Use the example sentence below…

I like _______.

Challenge 2- ‘What am I?’ game .

Collect a variety of food items and hide them in a bag. Choose one item and give your child three facts about it/ describe it . Can they guess what it is? e.g. ‘I am juicy, I am sweet, I am green’ (peas) / ‘I am crunchy, I am hard, I am salty’ (crisps).

Children can write two sentences describing one item . Use sentence pattern ‘I am……….’.  Can the grown up guess the item?

Spellings

Use ‘Look , cover, write, check’ method. Make sure the practice spellings daily in your workbook. Practice makes perfect!

  • man
  • fan
  • van
  • ran
  • pan
  • can

Maths Task

  • Keep practicing writing your numbers in sequence. Use the 100 square. Look at the pattern – rows, columns etc. How far can you write to? write the numbers in your workbook. Use the link to help you. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares 
  • Counting in 10’s to 100. Use the 100 square to count in 10’s. look at the pattern e.g. 1st digit going up in 1’s and 2nd digital always a zero. Write the numbers 10-100 in workbook

Problem solving ‘sharing’  -Choose 3 of the  challenges to complete.

Creative Task

Look at tins/ packets of food in your cupboard at home. Can you create your own labels?

Discussion points –

  • What is inside the tin/ packet?
  • Use describing words e.g. colour, texture, taste,
  • Label – write e.g. ‘Beans’
  • Add a price (up to 20p)

Can you create 3/4 new labels? pretend to be in a shop. Buy items using coins – can you use coins to 20p? can you combine coins to find a total ? e.g. 5p and 5p equals 10p?

 

Paints- if you have paints, can you cut some vegetables in half and do some vegetable prints? look at the pattern they make on paper. If you haven’t got paints, draw some vegetables in your workbook and label them.

  

ICT task

Sort the healthy / unhealthy foods . Use the link below.

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/healthy_eating/eng/Introduction/Plenary.htm

 

 

Welsh

 

Can you watch the welsh video clip and ask for some of these items at home?

Use the sentence pattern below-

‘Ga i ……….. plis (can I have…. please?)

 

 

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WEEK 6

Literacy Tasks
Phonics Task
Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link from previous weeks!
Letter of the week is ‘b’ . Read the letter ‘b’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘b’ in the story?

 

Handwriting Task
Letter of the week is ‘b’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘b’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘b’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘b’?
Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.
CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘b’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!
Before you write letter ‘b’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-
in the air
on someone’s back
shaving foam/ sand in a tray
chalk outdoors
playdough letter

 

    Letter Formation (Handwriting) Rhymes | Letter formation ...

Reading Task
Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?

Try the link below- can you sort the leaves?

http://www.literactive.com/Download/live.asp?swf=story_files/garden_leaves_US.swf

Watch this Alphablocks video. This will help you learn to read by blending sounds together to make words. Join in with the characters.

Writing Task

This week’s story is ‘Handa’s Surprise’. Share the story below and answer the following questions.

  • Where was Handa going?
  • Who is her best friend?
  • What animals did she pass on her journey?
  • What fruit did she have in her basket?
  • What animal ran into the tree?
  • What did she find in her basket?
  • Why was Handa surprised?

 

CHALLENGES-

Write a list of the animals that Handa saw on her journey. Remember to use numbers when you list the animals.

Can you pretend to be her friend Akeyo. Make a thakyou card for Handa. Remember to use – ‘To’ , ‘from’ . Get an envelope/ make an envelope using paper. Write an address on the front on the envelope.

Handa

1 Hut Lane,

Africa

AF11 RCA

DON’T FORGET TO USE THE WRITING RULES! 

Post your work on hwb.

Spellings – use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check method’. Practice spellings daily.

  • hen
  • pen
  • men
  • den
  • ten

 

Maths Task

  • Keep practicing writing your numbers in sequence. Use the 100 square. Look at the pattern – rows, columns etc. How far can you write to? write the numbers in your workbook. Use the link to help you. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares
  • Click on the link below for an episode of ‘number Jacks’ – look at the numbers ans solve the problems. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqlgWo-vgcE
  • Graph work- ask your family/ phone a friend – ‘what is their favourite fruit?’ Can you make a graph on jit5 on hwb? LOG IN- JIT5-PICTOGRAM (red tab , top right corner), select the fruit template- click on the add button to input your friends/ family choices? Which fruit was the most popular/ least popular? how many people voted for apples? etc.. (Remember to collect your information in a tally chart first) Remember – to cross tally across the middle when you get to vote
  • Session 3: Handling data: 2 Tally charts, frequency tables and ...    
  • Example below of a class chart we have completed.JIT Press

Creative Task

Can you make a collage of an African animal in your garden? Maybe go for a walk safely and collect some interesting items e.g. pine cone, different coloured/ shaped leaves, different sized sticks / pebbles etc.

Fall deer & tree project for children's activity made of all ...

Look What I Did With a Leaf! | 가을 미술, 공예, 예술 공예

IT Tasks 

Use the following websites to practice and refine ICT skills.

http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/animal_homes/eng/Introduction/default.htm

Go on a virtual tour around a farm – click below! What animals can you spot? Look at how they move,  what they eat and  what  they look like. Which animal is your favourite?

http://www.virtualfarmwalk.org/

Physical Task

Warm up time-

  • Jump on the spot for 20 seconds
  •  Jog on the spot for 30 seconds
  • Touch the sky and touch your toes 10 times
  • 5 star jumps
  • Repeat!

Click on the link below – Join in with ‘Jungle Busy Feet’.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MugzDjGDYjo

 

Cool Down

Welsh Task

welsh animals powerpoint

Click the link above – practice saying the animals in Welsh and see if you can ask the questions on the powerpoint. Have fun!!  Pwb Lwc.

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Week 5

Save the Children have put together a resource pack of ideas to do with your child at home.
Save the Children – UK Covid-19 ResourceSave the Children – UK Covid-19 Resource Pack 1 Pack 1

Click on the link above to open the ‘Growing Through this Together’ pack

 

Literacy Tasks- 

Phonics Task

Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds. Don’t forget to click on the youtube link from previous weeks!

Letter of the week is ‘s’ . Read the letter ‘s’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘s’ in the story?

Handwriting Task 

Letter of the week is ‘s’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘s’?  Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘s’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘s’?

Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.

CHALLENGE- can you practice writing letter ‘S’ everyday. Remember- practice makes perfect!

Before you write letter ‘s’ on paper, remember to practice in a fun way first. This helps you ‘feel’ the shape of the letter and makes it easier to write it on paper. Try the following:-

  • in the air
  • on someone’s back
  • shaving foam/ sand in a tray
  • chalk outdoors
  • playdough letter

    

 

Reading Task

Read 2 books on Reading Buddy website. Remember to complete the quiz. How many medals have you got so far?

Watch this Alphablocks video. This will help you learn to read by blending sounds together to make words. Join in with the characters.

TRY the link below to practice reading  more CVC (3 letter words e.g. Cat)

https://www.starfall.com/h/word-machines/

Writing Task

Following last week’s story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’, we have got am exciting task to do! The Butterfly wants to through a ‘Creepy crawly Party’ for all his bug friends.

We need to help him by writing an invitation to his friends. You can write to the spider, worm, ladybird, ant, snail, slug or the woodlice.

Rules for writing an invitation are;-

  • use ‘To’
  • include – venue, time and date, a brief description and from who? See below for my example.
  • Add some pictures and make it colourful.

Remember the writing rules 

I look forward to seeing your creations on hwb!

Spellings – use ‘Look, Cover, Write, Check method’. Practice spellings daily. 

  • top
  • pot
  • sat
  • pin

Maths Task

Can you practice counting to 100. Use the splat square when counting.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares

Practice writing numbers to 20 and beyond in your workbook.

CHALLENGE- Weighing food. 

  • Can you hold an item of food in each hand – can you guess which item is lighter/ heavier? was your guess correct?
  • If you have a weighing scale – make sure the scale is set at zero. Put the food item into the scale and look at the numbers – which item of food is the heaviest/ lightest?
  • Find ten items to weigh e.g. potato, apple, banana, piece of bread, pasta, pack of crisps, orange, bottle of water/ squash, yoghurt, biscuit, chocolate bar etc..
  • Can you put the items in order from heaviest to lightest?

Creative task

This week’s task is a competition from Save the Children. Can you make a picture of the theme ‘My home hero’. Who is your hero at home? Why? If you would like to you can send off your pictures to enter the competition. Details are in the link below.
Information is on this poster
Art Heroes flyer_

Make a bug mask using a paper plate/ draw a bug on a piece of paper. (see choice from your invitation)

Can you make some delicious biscuits for the ‘Bug Party’. If you need to, follow the recipe below.

Make some sandwiches of your choice for the ‘Bug Party’.  Pop your mask on and have a ‘Bug Party’. You could sit with your family and enjoy the biscuits and sandwiches! Take some pictures and share on hwb.

Have a lovely time!

Physical Task

Join in with some Bug songs- Have a dance during your party!

Join in with Cosmic Kids yoga.

ICT task

Use hwb paint to create some lovely Bug posters for your ‘Bug Party’.

Don’t forget to change the paint colours and brush sizes.

Welsh Task

We have been learning to say some Minibeast words in Welsh. Use the powerpoint below to revise some vocabulary.

Click the blue link below.

Yn_yr_ardd new

Week 4

Literacy Task

Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds

Letter of the week is ‘r’ . Read the letter ‘r’ story . Can you find items beginning with ‘r’ in the story?

Handwriting activity 

Letter of the week is ‘r’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘r’?  Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘e’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘e’?

Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.

   

Challenge- can you write letter ‘r’ in your exercise books? Can you sit the letters on the line?

Before you write on paper, remember to practice using lots of fun ways first.

Can you write letter ‘r’ in the air with your finger?
Can you fill a tray/sandwich box with shaving foam/rice/lentils and use your finger to make ‘r’
Chalk letter ‘r’ on the ground outside
make letter ‘r’ using play dough

Spellings 

  • Sun
  • bun
  • fun
  • run
  • Use method ‘Look, write, cover and check

CHALLENGE-

Can you sort the real / silly words?

Use the link below to play the game.

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/buried-treasure

Reading 

Can you log onto Reading Buddy and read 2 books of your choice and complete the quiz?

Read the sentences and fill in the missing word. Use the pictures as clues.

Speaking and Listening

 


Listen to the story above and answer the following questions-

  • What lay on a leaf in the light of the moon?
  • What popped out of the egg?
  • What did the caterpillar eat first?
  • What happened to him on saturday?
  • What made him feel better?
  • What did he spin for his home?
  • What did he turn into at the end of the story?

Writing

Can you go on a bug hunt in your garden? what bugs can you find?

Can you write a list to show the bugs that you found?

REMEMBER- to use the writing rules.

Maths activity

3D shapes – click on the link to recap on the 3D shapes.

 

Go on a shape hunt around your house or garden to find real life 3D shapes. Take photographs of things that you see.

Encourgae your child to talk about the pRoperties of the shapes e.g how many corners, faces , do they roll or slide? etc.

Complete the 3D game- https://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/shiftingShapes/index.html

 

Creative task 

Can you go into your recycling bins and find some 3D shapes? Can you make a 3D junk bug model using the recycling?

Physical task

can you complete the challenge?

Warm up

  • 5 star jumps
  • jog on the spot for 30 seconds
  • balance on one leg for 10 seconds , then switch legs

Activity

  • crawl on the floor like an ant for  20’seconds
  • wriggle like a worm for 20 seconds
  • slither slowly like a snail for 20 seconds
  • hop like a grasshopper for 20 seconds
  • run like a spider for 30 seconds
  • fly like a butterfly for 30 seconds – fast and slow

calm down time

play this link below –

 

 

Welsh task 

Practice using the days of the week in Welsh.

Week 3

Literacy Task

Remember to practice your Jolly Phonics daily. Join in with all the songs, actions and name the letter sounds.

Read the letter ‘e’ story. Can you find the items beginning with ‘e’ in the story?

Handwriting activity 

Letter of the week is ‘e’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘e’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘e’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘e’?

Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.

           

Challenge- can you write letter ‘e’ in your exercise books? Can you sit the letters on the line?

Before you write on paper, remember to practice using lots of fun ways first.

  • Can you write letter e’  the air with your finger?
  • Can you fill a tray/sandwich box with shaving foam/rice/lentils and use your finger to make ‘e’?
  • Chalk letter ‘e’ on the ground outside
  • make letter ‘e’ using play dough

 

Helpful hint- download app ‘Hairy letters’ on your tablet or iPad to practice letter recognition and formation.

Spelling 

  • hat
  • mat
  • cat
  • bat

Challenge- can you think of any other words that use the ‘at’ pattern? Take a picture and upload to hwb!

Use method ‘Look, write, cover and check!’

Reading 

Can you log onto Reading Buddy and read 2 books of your choice and complete the quiz?

Speaking and Listening 

Read the story ‘Oliver’s Vegetables’ and answer the questions below.

  • Who grew vegetables in the garden?
  • What vegetable did Oliver like?
  • What is your favourite vegetable?

Can your child identify the author, illustrator and the title of the book?

Writing

Linked to the story above- Can you write a sentence using the key words – I, like e.g. ‘I like a carrot.’

Don’t forget to use Our magic writing rules above!

Maths 

We have been learning about money in school.  Can you show your child 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p and a  5op coin. Talk about the colour, shape and number/writing on the coin.

Challenge-  Can you think of different ways to make 10p?  e.g- 5p+5p=10p , 2p+2p+1p+5p=10p. Can the children write the sum out using add and equals?

Look in your fridge and find some vegetables – can you set up a shop selling these items. Make labels for the vegetables and add a price. Can you take on the role of the customer and shop keeper? Encourage children to select the correct coins and give change.

Creative Task 

Can you make a face using vegetables and fruit that you have at home?

Physical task

can you go outside and complete the challenge-

  • jump 10 times
  • turn around on the spot 5 times
  • jog on the spot for 30 seconds
  • hop on one leg for 5 seconds each
  • bend your knees and touch your toes 5 times

complete the yoga workout –

ICT Task 

Can you go for a walk and take lots of pictures of things that you see. What is your favourite picture? Use a camera, phone or an iPad/tablet. Can you zoom in / out ? Can you spot any patterns when you zoom in?

Challenge- can you find the five items below –

*something green, yellow and brown

*something prickly

*something rough

*something that smells nice

*something soft/ hard

Welsh Task 

Can you count to ten in welsh?

Un, dau, tri, pedwar, pump, chwech, saith, with, naw, deg.

Sing some Welsh songs and listen to a Welsh story. Click on the links below.

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Week 2 

Literacy Tasks

We have been learning our phonics in school. Please visit the hyperlink below to practice the sounds daily. Can you join in with the songs, actions and name the letter sounds.

Handwriting activity 

Letter of the week is ‘w’. Can you think of things that begin with ‘w’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘w’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘w’?

Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.

         

  • Can you write letter ‘w’in the air with your finger?
  • Can you write letter ‘w’ on paper? Make sure to keep your letters sitting on the line.
  • Can you fill a tray/sandwich box with shaving foam/rice/lentils and use your finger to make ‘w’?
  • Using your finger can you write on someone’s back
  • Can you go outside and make the letter ‘w’ with chalks?

Helpful hint-  download app ‘Hairy letters’ on your tablet or iPad to practice letter recognition and formation.

Spelling 

Can you use your phonics to spell these words?

  • at
  • a
  • no
  • and

You could write these words on paper and use them as flash cards , play snap or go on a word hunt around your house/garden.

Use the method ‘ Look, cover, write, check’ to spell these words

Reading

Can you log onto Reading Buddy and read 2 books of your choice and complete the quiz?

Can you match the words to the correct pictures underneath?

  

Speaking and listening 

Watch the ‘Easter story’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/lets-celebrate-easterperformance

Ask your child the following questions:-

  • What is Easter and why do we celebrate it?
  • Can you retell the Easter story?
  • What happens to Jesus?
  • How do we celebrate Easter?

Writing task

Can you make an Easter card for a friend or a family member? Make sure to use the following :-

  • To
  • From
  • Address on an envelope

Discuss the importance of addressing and signing a card, purpose of an address and a stamp.

Numeracy Task 

Can you practice adding items you find around the home to find a total?

Use the the template below. Can you Add the Easter eggs to find the total.

Outdoor Maths-  using chalk and a paintbrush/ old toothbrush, write your numbers to 20.

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Creative Task 

Can you make an Easter Bunny using items from your recycling bins? Here are some ideas. Pick your favourite and take lots of pictures. Can you upload the images to hwb?

 

Physical Task 

Can you go out the garden –

  • Jog on the spot for 1 minute
  • Stand on one leg for 5 seconds
  • Turn around 5 times
  • Hop on one leg for 5 seconds

Boil some eggs- Can your family have an egg and spoon race? Talk about coming 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th and so on.

 

Welsh Task 

Click on the link.  Watch the video.

Use the following vocabulary :-

  • bore da  da (good afternoon) / da (good night)
  • sut wty

 

 

ICT task 

Click on the link below and explore some Easter activities.

https://www.primarygames.com/holidays/easter/games/eastershapepuzzle/mobile/

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Week 1

Literacy Tasks: 

Phonics activity 

We have been learning our phonics in school. Please visit the hyperlink below to practice the sounds daily. Can you join in with the songs, actions and name the letter sounds?

Handwriting activity 

Letter of the week is ‘v’ . Can you think of things that begin with ‘v’? Can you go for a letter hunt around the house to find things that begin with letter ‘v’? Or can you go out the garden/ look out the window to find things that begin letter ‘v’?

Remember – start at the correct point when forming the letter. Don’t forget to hold the pencil correctly.

 

  • Can you write letter ‘v’ in the air with your finger?
  • Can you write letter ‘v’ on paper?
  • Can you fill a tray/sandwich box with shaving foam/rice/lentils and use your finger to make ‘v’
  • Using your finger can you write on someone’s back
  • can you go outside and make the letter ‘v’ with sticks, stones and leaves?

Spellings

can you use your phonics to spell these words?

  • it
  • in
  • is
  • up

You could write these words on paper and use them as flash cards , play snap or go on a word hunt around your house/garden.

Use the method ‘ Look, cover, write, check’ to spell these words

Reading 

Can you log onto Reading Buddy and read a book of your choice and complete the quiz?

Sharing a story – speaking and listening 

Click on the link below and share this story with your child.

Can you answer these questions?

  • What is the title of the story?
  • What characters are in the story?
  • What happened in the supermarket at night?
  • Name two things that the evil pea did?
  • Why is Supertato a hero?
  • What happened to the evil pea at the end of the story?
  • Why should frozen vegetables remain frozen?

Numeracy Tasks:

Can you use this link to help your child practice counting to 20?

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares

Highlight the teen numbers (13-19) with the splat tool. Can you write these numbers out in order? Talk about the pattern e.g 1 coming first, second digit going up in 1’s.

Can you write numbers 1-20 on some paper?

Can you mix the numbers up and put them in the correct order?

Creative Task:

Can you create your very own Supertato hero? Use any vegetables that you might have at home . Look at the ideas below for some inspiration!

  

 

Physical Task:

Can you go out the garden :

  • Jog on the spot for 30 seconds
  • Jump 5 times on the spot
  • Do 5 star jumps
  • Touch the sky and touch your toes 5 times.
  • Ride your bike/scooter

Complete Joe Wicks KIds PE session

ICT Task:

Can you log onto hwb and draw a picture of Supertato using the paint tools?

 

Here you’ll find out about the Cornerstones units of work that your child will be studying this year and how to support them. However, in line with the pupil voice in the curriculum, the unit may change in the year depending on the interests of the children in the class.

Why do zebras have stripes?

Parents Guide: Why do zebras have stripes?

 

Are we there yet?

Parent Guide: Are we there yet?

 

Why are carrots orange?

Parent Guide: Why are carrots orange?

 

 

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