Reception



Reception Class Home Learning 2020-2021 

Don’t forget to upload your work to your personal hwb files. If you need support or have any questions regarding the work set, then send me a message via the hwb message feature (login to personal hwb file, click speech bubble, send message). Alternatively, you can contact melinprimary@npt.school and I will respond to you as soon as possible. 

Useful documentsReception year words

Useful websites– useful-phonics-websites-for-parents

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/globalassets/resources/misc/reading-with-your-child/reading-with-your-child-booklet-for-parents.pdf

www.k-3teacherresources.com Writing Numbers Rhyme – Bing video


ST DAVID’S DAY COMPETITION 2021- design a Welsh dragon and hang it in your window for everyone to see!! Upload entries to your pupil files by friday 5th if March

Wales Flag | Buy Flag of Wales | The Flag Shop

Design a Welsh Dragon and place it in your window -Please click the blue link here for information St David’s Day Competition 2021

Week 6 8.2.2021

Literacy Activities

  • Spelling – ‘ug’ pattern. Jug, mug, bug, rug, tug (please remember to use lower case letters, not capitals) Can you practise writing these words daily ? At the end of the week ask an adult to check to see if you can spell these words without help. Remember to use the look, write, cover, check method. You can use paper to practise on or you could use jit5 – paint on hwb.
  • High frequency words (sight recognition- reading words only) he, she, me , we, saw, a . Can (write/ type these words onto paper, create doubles of each word to play snap or lotto). Outdoor hunt- can you write these words on an A4 paper and hide outdoors? Can you make a sentence with the words? e.g. he saw a ……. (add a word on to complete the sentence)
  • Log onto phonicsplay.co.uk        (username jan21, password:home). Click games –

Don’t forget to use Hairy Letter app to practise formation daily. 

 Bedtime story of the week –  Read our online, interactive Owl Babies storybook | BookTrust

Story Telling – Chinese New Year Story 

This week we are learning about a Chinese celebration called ‘Chinese New Year’. On February 12th 2021 it will be Chinese New Year. People often celebrate by cleaning and preparing their homes, wearing new clothes, eating special food and  giving presents to friends and family. This Year it is the year of the Ox. Watch Mrs Jeremy tell you a story all about the preparations for Chinese New Year.

CLICK THE BLUE LINK TO LEARN WITH MRS JEREMY https://www.loom.com/share/100fd90a6f57411a9031790349306b87

  • What is the family celebrating?
  • Where do Mum and Samantha go?
  • Which foods do they buy at the supermarket?
  • What jobs did dad and Stanley have?
  • Who visited them?
  • What did they eat ?
  • What presents did Samantha and Stanley receive?
  • Which family member sent them a card?
  • Describe what they saw on the street during the celebrations?
  • What did they make out of paper?
  • Would you like to celebrate New Year? Can you think of any occasions that you might celebrate at home?

Writing task– can you make a Chinese New Year card for a friend?  Can you write a message to your friends? Can you draw a picture of a dragon on the front of the card? Or maybe something else linked to Chinese New Year?

To_______

I hope to see you soon,

From ________

Sentence work– Watch the video link – Chinese and Lunar New Year – CBeebies – BBC

Can you imagine that you were at the celebrations? What did you see?  Can you write about it e.g.

I saw a ………….     

You can extend the sentence if you feel confident.

I saw a ……..      It was ………… 

Maths Activities

  1. Daily counting to 100 – Let’s Get Fit | Count to 100 | Count to 100 Song | Counting to 100 | Jack Hartmann – YouTube
  2. Money – CLICK THE BLUE LINK TO LEARN WITH MRS JEREMY https://www.loom.com/share/9f229b5dac2446289b74fbc2ea4f20d0
  3. Can you look at some coins. What numbers do you see? What colour/ shape are the coins? Can you sort the coins from smallest value to biggest value? Start with 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p. If you want to extend this, try 20p and 50p.
  4. Can you set up a ‘Toy / food shop’ in your house. Make labels for your items. Can you pay with correct coins? Use the amounts- 1p, 2p, 5p, 10p, 20p, 50p. Toy Shop Money Game (GBP) – 4 to 11 year olds – Topmarks      Coins Game for 4-10 year olds (topmarks.co.uk)
  5. Can you add some coins together? Keep it easy to start as this takes a lot of practise. Can you add e.g. 1p+1p=   , 2p+2p= , 1p+5p= , 5p+5p= Money Song for Children UK – Bing video
  6. Talk about the value of coins e.g. 2p= 2 one pennies , 5p= 5 one pennies etc.

 Problem solving–  How many ways can you make 5p/10p?  Show your workings on paper or with coins? Can you write the total next to the sum/ coins?

 

 Creative Development

People hang Lanterns up inside/ outside their homes for Chinese New Year. This is thought to scare aware the Nian monster and bring good luck. Can you Create a Chinese Lantern?

You will need card/ paper, scissors, felt pens and or colouring pencils.

CLICK THE BLUE LINK TO HAVE FUN MAKING LANTERNS WITH MRS JEREMY.https://www.loom.com/share/b4b76708bfff4c9eb260f70cff545316

Topic work

Click the links below . Can you watch the videos about Chinese New Year? Learn about the traditions and how people celebrate.

 

Can you complete the quiz here- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/lets-celebrate-chinese-new-year-quiz?collection=chinese-lunar-new-year

If you could celebrate Chinese New Year, what would you like to eat? Design your own plate of party food? What would you include on it?  Discuss the choices you have made. Are they healthy? Unhealthy? Draw a circle on paper or use a party plate. Take a photo and upload to hwb.

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ICT task

This week is internet safety week. Watch the clip attached here-> Jessie Friends videos (thinkuknow.co.uk).

Talk about the clip ‘Jesse and Friends’. Discuss while the internet can be enjoyable and fun, there are sometimes things online that can be upsetting or scary. Jessie learns that she can always speak to a grown-up who will be able to help her and put down the tablet if there is anything she sees or hears online that makes her feel worried, scared or sad.

Can you order the numbers to create a Chinese New Year Dragon? https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/chinese-dragon-ordering

Chinese and Lunar New Year Quiz – CBeebies – BBC

Physical Development Task

Races- Find out how the animals of the Chinese Zodiac decide who would have which year named after them

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Click the blue link here-  Chinese and Lunar New Year – CBeebies – BBC

Can you race outdoors with your family? who was the winner? Who came 1st, 2nd, 3rd? etc?

What will you name the ‘Year’ in your house?  In my house, it is ‘The Year of William’.  Have Fun, and no cheating!! 🙂

Welsh

Click the link below to see an animal race in Welsh (game).

https://cyw.cymru/en/games/cyw-sports/

Listen to the feelings song- can you join in? How are you feeling? Sut wyt ti? Draw a picture and write  ‘Dw i’n……….’   (hapus-happy, wedi blino-tired, drist-sad, bendigedig-wonderful , gweddol-ok, grac-angy , very good thank you- da iawn diolch)

Cywioci Teimladau – Feelings | Cyw

R.E. Miss Gilbert

Imagine you had an empty room, could you make it a special place? Think about what you would like in your room to make it special. You could have a slide, climbing frame, sofas, disco lights, slime, popcorn machine, nail salon or a ball pit. Could you draw a picture of your special room and upload a photo of it onto Hwb for me to see.

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Week 5   1.2.2021

Literacy Activities

  • Spelling – sun, bun, fun, Can you practise writing these words daily ? At the end of the week ask an adult to check to see if you can spell these words without help. Remember to use the look, write, cover, check method. You can use paper to practise on or you could use jit5 – paint on hwb.
  • High frequency words (sight recognition) like, this, big, no, said, the . (write/ type these words onto paper, create doubles of each word to play snap or lotto). Outdoor hunt- can you write these words on an A4 paper and hide outdoors? Can you make a sentence with the words? E.g. ‘No’, said the ______. (link with the story Little Red Hen)
  • Log onto phonicsplay.co.uk        (username jan21, password:home). Click games – Reading Robot (phonicsplay.co.uk)  Picnic on Pluto (phonicsplay.co.uk)
    • Reading Buddy- can you select two books and complete the quiz. If you have misplaced your log in details or need any help, please ring the school or email as soon as possible.

Handwriting- Click here to learn with Mrs Jeremy –

https://www.loom.com/share/83f2a07537404edc85533c57af6b7532

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Down and under, up to the top and draw the puddle See the source image

Bedtime story of the week –  A Hole In The Bottom Of The Sea | BookTrust

Story telling – click here to listen to the story with Mrs Jeremy 

https://www.loom.com/share/83f2a07537404edc85533c57af6b7532

Answer the questions below

  • What did the little Red Hen want to bake?
  • Who did she ask to help her?
  • What were the ingredients that he needed?
  • Why wouldn’t the animals help ?
  • Who help with the baking?
  • Where did she take the ingredients?
  • What did the animals want to help with ?
  • Why didn’t the hen share the bread?
  • Was the hen right? Why?
  • Would you share if someone wouldn’t help you?

Writing task– can you draw a picture of the Little Red Hen and one of the animals from the story. Can you list some describing words for both characters e.g. The Little Red hen is…… kind, sad, tired/ The cat is mean, nasty….. etc. You could extend the writing by giving a reason e.g. Because the cat will not help.

Personal and social Development/Oracy skills – caring for a baby Dragon.

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Describe the Dragon. Use your imagination !! 

Questions to think about-

  • Is it a boy or a girl?
  • Where does it live?
  • What is its name?
  • Describe what it looks like?
  • What does it like to do? Eat?

You can also extend this task by adding in your own ideas.

Send me a video where you describe the Dragon. Remember I need to hear your voice clearly so that I can find out all about him! Don’t forget to use full sentences e.g. The Dragon is a girl, Her name is Delyth, She lives in a cave in Wales. She is green, yellow and has horns etc…  I am excited to hear all about your Dragon!!

Maths Activities

  • Daily counting. How far Can you count? Big Numbers Song | Count to 100 Song | The Singing Walrus – YouTube. Can you record numbers on paper? In your work book? Remember to form numbers the correct way around (see link at the top of the page)
  • Days of the week- can you recite days of the week in the correct order? Days of the Week Song | The Singing Walrus – Bing video. Can you watch this video daily and join in. Parents/ carers – write days of the week down. Can children sequence in the correct order.
  • Taking away – can children collect up to 10 items e.g. tins, lego, pens, coins, buttons, sweets etc. Can they take one item away and find the total ? can they write the maths story

e.g. 5- 1= 4 / 10 – 1 = 9/ 20-1= 19 . Use numbers that your child feels comfortable with.

Click here to learn with Mrs Jeremy. https://www.loom.com/share/70a4820ab37c4ead865db47dbfd76428?sharedAppSource=personal_library

 

Problem solving– 

Draw 5 fish and then cut them out. Count them on to a piece of blue paper. If 2 fish swim away, how many are left? Move the pictures to help you count. Can you ask a grown-up a question about the fish? How many swam away this time? Can you check their answer. You could extend this challenge by using more fish e.g. 10/20 etc. Take lots of pictures and upload to your hwb file. You could even record the sum on paper.

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Creative Development

We have been learning about feelings in school. It is so hard not being able to see your friends and family. Sometimes it can make us feel a little bit sad inside. Did you  know it is good to share a worry?

Can you make a worry monster? Use junk materials e.g. kitchen roll holders, cereal boxes, googly eyes etc to create your very own worry monster. If you feel worried about something you can share with your Worry Monster. Worry Monster’s eat worries for breakfast, lunch and tea. Can you share a worry like Jenny in the story? click below to listen to Mrs Jeremy https://www.loom.com/share/5acdfe20af07487e93f7e21e0dca2cbc

Worry Monster for Kids  Toilet Paper Roll Monster Craft | Arty Crafty Kids

Topic work

Can you make some bread/ crispy cakes to share with your family?

Easy-bake bread recipe – BBC Good Food

Or

Cooking with kids: Chocolate cornflake cakes recipe – BBC Good Food

Can you look at the changes when cooking e.g. mixing ingredients/ melting ingredients? Can you follow the recipe/ instructions? Can you help measure and weigh the ingredients? Look at the numbers on the scale.

 Take some pictures and upload to you hwb file/ email. 

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ICT task

Can you create a pictogram using jit5. Record the weather for five days. Find out which weather occurred the most / least?

Instructions- log onto hwb- j2e-jit5- pictogram- find weather pictures on the left and input you data.

j2launch makeover and JIT5 for your iPad! | Learn ICT Blog

 Welsh task 

Can you practise the question ‘Sut wyt ti? (how are you?) and answer in Welsh ..

e.g. Dw i’n ………….

  • Hapus (happy)
  • Da iawn diolch (very good thankyou)
  • Bendigedig (wonderful)
  • Da (good)
  • Gweddol (ok)
  • dim hapus (not happy)
  • Wedi Blino (tired)
  • Ofnadwy (terrible)

 

Physical Development Task

 The Listening Game | Cosmic Kids Zen Den – Mindfulness for kids – YouTube

 Cool down- lie on the floor and listen to the relaxing music. Take deep breaths and close your eyes. Music helps to sleep well, study relax, music relaxes spirit to reduce fatigue, easy to sleep – YouTube (play for 2 minutes)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Week 4 25.1.2021

Literacy Activities

  • Spelling – jig, wig, big, pig, fig. Can you practise writing these words daily ? At the end of the week ask an adult to check to see if you can spell these words without help. Remember to use the look, write, cover, check method. You can use paper to practise on or you could use jit5 – paint on hwb.
  • High frequency words (sight recognition) I, can, see, a, the (write/ type these words onto paper, create doubles of each word to play snap or lotto). Outdoor hunt- can you write these words on an A4 paper and hide outdoors? Can you make a sentence with the words? E.g. I can see a/ the …….
  • Log onto phonicsplay.co.uk (username jan21, password:home). Click games – Dragons Den (phonicsplay.co.uk) phase 2  Picnic on Pluto (phonicsplay.co.uk)
  • Reading Buddy- can you select two books and complete the quiz. If you have misplaced your log in details or need any help, please ring the school or email as soon as possible.
  • Handwriting- Can you form letter ‘j’ . Rhyme – Down his body, curl, dot for his head. Click on the link to see this weeks handwriting lesson with Mrs J – https://www.loom.com/share/ad39b4f034b54200af88bc35ef27096f
  • Bedtime story of the week – Everybunny Dance | BookTrust

Story Telling –Jack and the Beanstalk – YouTube

Watch the story and answer the questions below?

  • Who lived with Jack?
  • What did Jack sell and why?
  • What did from the market?
  • What did Jack’s mum throw out of the window?
  • Why did she throw the beans?
  • What did Jack climb?
  • Where did he end up after climbing?
  • Who was the big scary character?
  • When did he climb the beanstalk again?
  • What did he take from the castle?
  • Who chased Jack down the beanstalk?
  • Why did Jack chop the beanstalk down?
  • Who lived happily ever after?

Writing task– I want you to close your eyes and imagine that you are Jack.  Climb the beanstalk right to the top. What do you see?  Can you describe what you can see using this week’s high frequency words? If you want to extend your writing, use some adjectives.

 e.g., I can see a………

I can see a bird.                                                            I can see a tower.

I can see a big bird.                                                    I can see a tall tower.

I can see a big brown bird.                                      I can see a tall red tower.

Maths Activities

  • Counting to 100 using splat – can you practise writing your numbers daily? Paint the Squares – Interactive Number Charts (topmarks.co.uk)
  • Size- can you find items that are taller / shorter/ same size as you? Go on a hunt-  Look around your house/ outdoors and take lots of pictures.  Can you make a repeating pattern using S,M,L . IDEAS- coins, buttons, pencils/pens, lego blocks etc
  • Click on this link to play a game about size Let’s Compare (topmarks.co.uk)Image result for pattern using lego
  •   Image result for 1p coin Image result for 50p coinImage result for 1p coinImage result for 50p coinImage result for 1p coinProblem solving–  Can you measure 4 different sized shoes in your house. This might be your own, family member, doll shoes etc. Can you decide on a non-standard unit of measure to use e.g. coins, Lego blocks, pasta twirls, buttons or cheerios ? Remember the items you choose must be the same size e.g. all 1p coins, This will make it a fair measuring tool.

Creative/ Topic Activities

  • This week is national ‘Santes Dwynwen’ Day. Click the PowerPoint to learn all about the Welsh Celebration. Click on the link  St Dwynwen powerpoint Image result for welsh flagImage result for ice
  •  Winter time– can you go for a walk outdoors and spot signs of winter? can you see any ice? snow? are there any leaves on trees?  Watch Mrs J tell you all about Jack Frost. Open the link quickly as Jack Frost has a challenge for you!!! https://www.loom.com/share/8777610b7ad24d6bb795f9f8d5110146

 

 

ICT task

Log into you hwb account – select J2e- Jit5- write icon (first icon on the top right) and practise the word of the week

I can see a the 

  • DON’T FORGET TO CHECK YOUR J2Stars account to see how many stars you have for completing your distance learning at home. Image result for j2stars

Physical Development Task

Warm up time-

Busy Feet ‘It’s Warm Up Time’ – YouTube

Game–  adults to call out commands and children to change body movement as soon as they can.

  • Can you make your body as tall as a giant?
  • Can you make your body as small as a bean?
  • Can you pretend to climb the beanstalk like Jack?
  • Can you run away from the Giant?
  • Can you creep not to wake the Giant up?
  • Can you pretend to sleep like the Giant?
  • Can you stomp around like Jack’s cross mum?
  • Can you flap about like the hen?

Cool down- lie on the floor and listen to the relaxing music. Take deep breaths and close your eyes. Music helps to sleep well, study relax, music relaxes spirit to reduce fatigue, easy to sleep – YouTube (play for 2 minutes)

RE- Miss Gilbert 

R.E.

Special places- Can you think about a place where you love to go? It could be to your Grandparents house, the park, the beach, the play area, or your back garden. Talk about why that place is special to you and why you like to go there. Can you draw a picture of your special place and write, copy or trace a caption for the picture saying why that place is special to you.

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Week 3 18.1.2021    

 Literacy Activities

  • Spelling – hen, men, ten, Ben, den, (remember to practise these word daily using the ‘look, write, cover, check’ method. Have a test at the end of the week.  You can use paper to practise on or you could use jit5 – paint on hwb.
  • High frequency words (sight recognition) mum, dad, at my, look, like (write/ type these words onto paper, create doubles of each word to play snap or lotto). Outdoor hunt- can you write these words on an A4 paper and hide outdoors? Can you make a sentence with the words? E.g. look at my mum/ dad.
  • WEBSITES Log onto phonicsplay.co.uk  (username jan21, password:home).Click games – Buried Treasure (phonicsplay.co.uk) phase 2   Cake Bake (phonicsplay.co.uk)
  • Reading Buddy– can you select two books and complete the quiz. If you have misplaced your log in details or need any help, please ring the school or email as soon as possible.
  • Handwriting-  Can you form letter ‘t’.  Click the link to watch Mrs Jeremy – https://www.loom.com/share/e3bbc5890fd44b1faf0ccb5db9f5c66b

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Stories-  Bedtime story of the weekOpen Very Carefully | BookTrust

 Weekly focus story – Little Red Riding Hood – Animated Fairy Tales for Children – YouTube 

  • Where was Little Red Riding hood going?
  • Why did she have a basket?
  • What did her mum tell before she left?
  • Who was watching Little Red Riding hood?
  • What did she see in the woods?
  • What did her ‘Grandmother’ say when she was in bed?
  • Was it really her Grandmother in bed?
  • What happened at the end of the story?
  • Who helped Little Red Riding hood

Writing task– can you write a list of items that you could put in her shopping basket? Don’t forget to use numbers e.g.

  1. Sandwiches
  2. Pop
  3. Crisps
  4. Carrots
  5. Apples

Use the phonics mat to help you sound out the item. Remember to use lower case letters and sit letters on the line.

Maths activities 

Problem solving–  LRRH has 8 cakes. She needs to feed her grandma, mum, dad and the woodcutter (4 people). How many cakes will each person have? Can you share the cakes equally? To solve this problem, you could draw this out using pictures. Take a picture of your workings.

Use this diagram below to help you sort the cakes (you could draw circles on some plain paper/ in your workbook, and share the cakes equally in the circles) If you want to extend this challenge, try sharing 20 cakes!

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Topic/ outdoors activities 

Can you use lego/ blocks/ sticks/ stones etc to make a cottage? You could build this indoors/ outdoors. Alternatively, you could make a den for Little Red Riding hood using sheets, blankets.

Discussion- is your den waterproof? windproof? is it strong? soft? hard? camouflage? bright?  How would you describe your den? Take a picture and upload to hwb!

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Welsh activities

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5jSaVx70N2c Learn the song

Draw items in your basket – can you label them in Welsh? Use the video to help you?

Party Food Word Mat Welsh

 PE-

Little Red Riding Hood | Kids Fairytale Fitness / Yoga (2019) – YouTube

  • Go for a walk in your local area. Can you spot any  3D shapes on your walk?

 

Religious Education (Miss Gilbert) 

Special places- Take a walk around your house or setting, looking for special places. Look around for the noisiest, quietest and calmest places in your home/setting. Where is your favourite place? Can you draw a picture of your favourite place and write, copy or trace a caption for the picture?

 

 

Week 2 11.1.2021

Daily Do’s- Use these activities daily to develop and maintain skills Daily Do’s 2021 reception

Useful documentsReception year words

Don’t forget to upload your work to your personal hwb files. If you need support or have any questions regarding this weeks work, then send me a message via the hwb message feature. 

Literacy Activities 

READING

  • Daily Reading Buddy- select TWO stories. Remember to practise reading them a couple of times before you complete the quiz.
  • Download the app ‘Hairy Letters’ and have a go at reading and writing phonics. Hairy Letters - Autism Apps
  • KEY WORDS – the, and, my, I, a,  (if you can already read these words, see the Reception key words document at the top of the page). Can you make these words into flashcards? Cut up a piece of A4 paper and make into flashcards. can you make doubles to play snap? extension- can you write these words?

Spelling / Handwriting 

  • Learn to spell ‘an’ pattern words- pan, fan, man, van, ran. Use the method ‘Look, write, cover, check’.  Don’t forget to use lower case letters and sit letters on the line.
  • Letter ‘s’ – can you ensure that you can form this letter correctly.         

Story Focus – The Three Billy Goat’s Gruff 

Answer the following questions-

  • How many Billy Goat’s are there?
  • Where did the Billy Goat’s want to go and why?
  • Who lived under the bridge?
  • Who crossed the bridge first? second? third?
  • What happened to the troll and why did it happen?
  • What do you think the Three Billy Goat’s will do next?

Writing task- 

Can you think of words to describe the troll?

e.g. He is big and green / He is nasty  etc

Don’t forget to use your writing rules –  

Maths Activities 

 

 

ICT activity ·

Can you Log on to hwb- j2e- Jit5- paint. 

Can you paint a picture of the Troll from the story ‘The Three Billy Goat’s Gruff’. Can you change the brush size, colour and save your work?

Creative/Outdoor Task

Can you make a bird feeder for the Billy Goat’s new meadow? 

https://www.rspb.org.uk/get-involved/activities/birdwatch/birdwatch-extra/make-your-own-loo-roll-bird-feeders/

Hang in your garden/ go for a walk to a woodland area. Can you record the different types of birds you see? Use the sheet below to help you indentify birds

 https://www.rspb.org.uk/globalassets/downloads/wildchallenge/activity-sheets/english/770-0214-18-19-wild-challenge_go-birdwatching.pdf

Physical Activity 

Join in with Cosmic Kids yoga ‘warm up’

After the warm up try Joe Wicks 5 minute move!

 

 Welsh Activity 

Recap on the Weather in Welsh. Watch this clip and practise asking ‘Sut mae’r tywydd heddiw?’ Mae hi’n…..

bwrw glaw (raining), heulog (sunny), braf (fine), bwrw eira (snowing), wyntog (windy), gymylog (cloudy).

Keep an eye on the weather all week- can you answer the question ‘Sut mae’r tywydd heddiw? everyday. What was the most popular weather this week?

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Week 1– 7.1.2021 

Literacy activties

  • Log on to Reading Buddy using your username and password. Can you select a book and complete the quiz?
  • Click on Jolly Phonics link and recap on all phonic sounds, Can you recognise all the phonic sounds?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_s-1sxzjPX8
  • can you use the ‘at‘ pattern to spell new words e.g. cat, mat – how many words can you think of? remember to form letters correctly , using lower case letters (not capitals)
  • Watch this story about making ‘New Year’s Resolutions’. Can you think of something that you would like to achieve this year? Talk about this and give reasons. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EAMDa-udC_I
  • Write your own name independently
  • Useful websites – select a bedtime story to listen to before bed click the link here –https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/storytime-app

Maths Activities

  • Counting to 100. Use the splat square/ video to help. u.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc
  • Can you write numbers to 20? focus on the teen numbers- putting the ‘tee’/1 first .
  • Useful website- complete ‘Bud’s Number game’. This will help you count, sequence and order numbers. Click on the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zd4b382

Physical Activities

Creative Activities

  • Can you make a ‘Happy New Year’ card for your friend/ family member. Don’t forget to use the text features ‘To’ , ‘from’ , your name. Draw a picture of something special on the front of the card e.g a memory that you may have shared together or something you would like to do with that person in the New Year. Can you pop the card in an envelope, write the address on it and add a stamp? Talk a walk to the post box and send your card!

Welsh Activities

******Don’t forget to take pictures and upload your completed work onto your own personal hub file . I am excited to see all your lovely work and to send you a message back! ***** 

 

Home learning activities 15.12.2020 

Maths activities

Complete these Christmas online games-

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

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/chopper-squad

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/christmas-patterns

Tips- practise counting to 50 at home. Look at the number square ( week 7.12.20) and continue to look at number patterns. Look at the rows and columns . What numbers come before/ after a given number?

complete this worksheet- order_xmas1

literacy activities 

Answer the questions –

  • what’s gifts did the wise men give ?
    why did Mary and Joseph travel to Bethlehem ?
  • How do you think they felt after travelling such a long way?
  • where did they stay?
  • what did they follow in the sky?
  • how did they get to Bethlehem?

can the children draw a picture of the story and write about their favourite character e.g.

I like the angels.  REMEMBER TO UsE FULL STOP, FInGER SPACES and Sit letters on the line.

Can you write a letter to Santa? Use the template below.

Letter to Santa

Creative activities 

Make Reindeer food – go on a walk outdoors and collect some acorns, nuts and berries.  Add some porridge oats and mix altogether with honey to bind. Roll into balls and put in the fridge ready for Christmas Eve.

salt dough  recipe – create your own salt dough decorations for the tree. Follow the recipe below and decorate when cool with paints, felts, glitter and sparkles. https://www.allrecipes.com/recipe/240641/salt-dough/

cut and stick stocking – Christmas Stocking Cutting Skills Activity

Physical activities 

can you play the ‘Santa game’

Find a safe space and listen to the actions.
Santa– hands on tummy and say  ‘ho ho hi’

Reindeer– gallop around

Christmas pudding – curl up on the floor

turkey– pretend to be a turkey

star– twinkle around with arms in air

Snowman– wobble on the spot

 

Knowledge and Understanding of the World

Tracking Santa game-

http://www.akidsheart.com/holidays/christms/cflight/santaflight.html

Look at the PowerPoint – it tells you all about traditions around the World. Which country is your favourite? Can you remember any interesting facts? Click the blue link below

christmas_around_the_world

 

 

 

 

 


SCROLL DOWN FOR THE WEEKLY HOMEWORK ACTIVITIES. 

Homework 7.12.2020

Can you write to 20 at home?  Focus on the ‘teen numbers’, putting the one first. Use the splat square to help you.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/paint-the-squares

complete your word flash cards at home.

Homework challenge 30.11.2020

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

can you complete the above game – numbers, ordering and counting.

Don’t forget to complete your phonics/ word homework .

 

 


Homework Challenge- Week 8/ 23.11.2020

We have been learning to count in doubles to 5. Can you do this at home? e.g. 0+0=0, 1+1=2, 2+2=4, 3+3=6, 4+4=8, 5+5=10.  Can you write the math stories down on paper? Use your fingers to help you.

Have a go at this addition game –https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/robot-addition

PHONICS– don’t forget to complete the weekly phonics homework given out on a Monday.

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Homework Challenge – Week 7- 16.11.2020

Maths- we have been learning to add up to find a total. Can you have a go at this game? Click on the link in blue.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/addition-to-10

Can you write out some addition sums at home. How many ways can you make 5? e.g. 1+4= 5, 2+3=5


 

Homework ChallengeWeek 6- 9.11.2020

We have been learning about 2D shapes. Have a look at the ‘Shape song’ that we have been singing.

 

 

Complete the shape game. Click the blue link here

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/early-years/shape-monsters

Have a go at counting using the number square. Can you count to 20? use the splat tool to help you follow the numbers as you count. click on the blue link

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

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Homework ChallengeWeek 5 – 2.11.2020

Pleae learn group 3 of your Jolly Phonic sounds. Watch the video link and complete the homework attached in the link below.

OPEN THE HOMEWORK LINK BELOW. USE THE FLASHCARDS TO RECOGNISE SOUNDS AND MAKE WORDS. 

homework week 2.11.20 

Maths– Can you go on a shape hunt around the house/  outdoors. What shapes can you spot? Look for the shapes – circle, square, triangle and a rectangle. 

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Homework Challenge – Week 4 – 19.10.2020

Please learn the group 2 of your Jolly Phonic sounds. Watch the video link and complete the homework attached in the link below.

homework week 18.10.2020

Here are some useful Phonic websites for you to use at home. Please click on the blue link below.

useful-phonics-websites-for-parents

In class, we also use the app called ‘HAIRY LETTERS’. This can be downloaded on any device e.g. iPad, tablet, laptop, computer or phone.  The is app is a fantastic tool to use with your child. It improves recognition and formation of the sounds.

See the source image

 


Homework challenge- week 3- 12.10.2020

Maths – we have been learning to write our numbers in order from 0 – 10. Can you have a go at writing your numbers at home on paper?

Other fun ways to write numbers –

  • In sand
  • Shaving foam
  • Paint
  • Felt pens
  • Paint brushes and water (outdoors)
  • in lentils and pasta
  • gloop (cornflour and water mixed together)
  • Flour

 

Use this link to practise counting with your child https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

 

 

It is now important that your child can write their own name. Please continue to practise lots at home.

 

 

 

Homework challenge – week 2  05.02.2020

We have been busy in class learning our phonics. Have a go at learning your sounds at home.

Click on the link for Jolly Phonic songs on youtube

We have been practising blending sounds together to make words. Take a look at this video at home.

Click on the link for the homework challenge. Have fun!

homework week 1 2020

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Homework challenge –week 1. 28.9.2020

1. Can your child write their own name? Please try this at home everyday. Remember to use lower case letters and a capital letter to start.
2. This week we will be learning about size. Can you go on a size hunt outdoors. Can you find items that are taller and shorter than you? Can you find something that is the same size as you?
3. can you find items that are small, medium sized and large? Can you order by size? e.g. order tins , toys, packets of food.

Have fun!

 

 

 

 

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….

Image result for octopus paper plate craft   Image result for octopus paper plate craft  Image result for octopus paper plate craft

 

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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Image result for den building kids

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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?

 

 

Don