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Week 1 and 2 (12 April to 23 April)

 

Phonics

We are looking at these sounds. Watch the videos and learn the sounds and the actions that go with them.

JOLLY PHONICS sh song from Read Australia Having FUN with phonics - YouTube

Jolly Phonics “r” Sounds - YouTube

Don't forget to practice all the other sounds you know!

m   a   s   d   t   i   n   p   g   o   c   k   u   b   f   e   l   h

 

Practice writing your name lots too!

 

Read lots of different story books. Do you know who the characters are in the story? 

Draw a picture of something that happened in the story or draw one of the characters in the story.

 

Maths

We are looking at number 6 and number 7 in school.

Watch the numberblocks videos

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 2: Six

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 2: Seven

 

Count a set of objects that makes 6 or 7. Have a go at writing numbers 6 and 7. Use the number cards to make a number line to 10. Can you find numbers 6 and 7 in the number line?

 

We are also looking at the shape HEXAGON. Can you count how many sides and corners a HEXAGON has?

 

Understanding the World

This term the topic is Monsters and Aliens.

Read some monster stories or some stories about aliens. 

Draw a picture of a monster - is it a friendly monster or a mean monster?

 

Do you know the song '5 Little men in a flying saucer'? Watch the video and learn the song.

5 Little Men in a Flying Saucer | Songs You Need to sing in the Classroom | Twinkl - YouTube

 

We have a role play kitchen set up in our classroom. Maybe you could pretend to make dinner, or even help a grown up make something to eat! Perhaps you could help a grown up do the hoovering or make a cup of tea for mum!

 

Physical Development

Join in with some of our favourite dances. Pick the ones you like the best or try them all!

Penguin Dance | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann - YouTube

Shake Your Sillies Out ♫ Brain Breaks Songs for Kids ♫ Kids Action Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

Floss Dance | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann - YouTube

GoNoodle- The Chicken Dance-Maximo (DANCE ALONG) - YouTube

 

You could even try some yoga!

Mike The Cosmic Space Monkey | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! - YouTube

 

Practice throwing and catching a ball with a grown up. How many can you do before the ball gets dropped? If you dont have a ball you can always use a soft teddy or a small cushion!

 

Creative

Make a model of a spaceship - you can use cardboard boxes and bottles or you could make it out of playdough. Send me a photo of what you have made!

 

Practice using scissors. What shapes can you cut? Maybe you could make a picture of your family using shapes that you have cut out.

 

 

 

Lockdown 3

Home Learning

 

Don't forget you can send me any photos of the work you have done and the fun you are having at home on class dojo or to my school email thorpl@marshlands.eriding.net

 

I would love to see what you are up to!

Week beginning 1st March 2021

 

Monday

Communication and language

Watch the story of Jasper's Beanstalk here Jasper's Beanstalk - YouTube

Tell a grown up what happened in the story.

Draw a picture of Jasper and his beanstalk.

 

Maths

We have moved on to number 6!

Watch the video here - BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 2: Six

Can you make a set of 6 green objects?

Can you write the number 6?

Can you show 6 on your fingers?

Can you find the number 6 somewhere in your house?

 

Phonics

A new week brings a new sound!

This week it is h.

Here is the video to the new sound Jolly Phonics ”h” Sounds - YouTube

Can you hop? Try to hop on one leg, then swap to the other leg.

Can you find a hat, horse and hand somewhere in your house? They all start with the sound h.

 

Have a go at practicing writing your name and our sound h.

 

Creative

Did you know you can paint with coloured milk onto bread then toast it? And eat it!

Ask a grown up to put some food colouring in some milk - you can use as many different colours as you like. Use a clean paintbrush to create your art work onto some bread. When you are finished put the bread in the toaster (you will need to ask a grown up to help you with this part) When the toast pops out you can eat your artwork!

Don't forget to take a photo of your artwork before you eat it!

 

Tuesday

Communication and Language

Watch the story of Jasper's Beanstalk again.

Can you remember what he does on each day of the week?

What does he do on Monday?

What does he do on Tuesday?

What does he do on Wednesday?

What does he do on Thursday?

What does he do on Friday?

What does he do on Saturday?

What does he do on Sunday?

 

Maths

Watch the numberblocks video number 6 again.

Can you count to 6?

Can you make a set of 6 circles?

Can you draw 6 flowers?

Find 6 things that are smaller than your hand.

 

Phonics

Watch our new sound video again - h

Jolly Phonics ”h” Sounds - YouTube

 

Then remember all our other sounds and actions that we have done!

Jolly Phonics A-Z - YouTube 

Use this video to help you remember - don't worry if you don't know some! Remember that we haven't quite done all the sounds.

 

Sing the A B C song

The ABC Song - YouTube

 

Understanding the World

It is a beautiful time of year - Spring. Last week I asked you to go outside for a walk and look for things that are starting to grow.

Today I would like you to have a go at growing something yourself. 

You will need

  • some seeds
  • some soil
  • some plant pots or something to plant your seeds in
  • some water

You can watch a video here CBeebies: Mr Bloom's Nursery - Make a Cress Head - YouTube on how to grow your own cress head

 

Wednesday

 

ITS WELLNESS WEDNESDAY!

 

CHECK OUT CLASS DOJO FOR YOUR NON SCREEN BASED ACTIVITIES!

 

Thursday

Communication and Language

In the story Jasper's Beanstalk he does different things on different days of the week.

Do you know the days of the week in the right order?

Listen to this song to help you remember the days in the right order

Days of the Week Song | The Singing Walrus - YouTube

Do you know what day it is today?

What day is it tomorrow?

 

Maths

Count to 10. Use your number cards we have made.

Can you put them in the right order?

What number comes first?

What number comes after number 4?

Have a go at writing numbers to 10.

Go on a number hunt round your house. Can you find all the numbers up to 10?

What numbers are on your front door?

 

Phonics

Watch our sound video again.

Today I would like you to find something that starts with all the sounds we have done.

m  a  s  d  t  i  n  p  g  o  c  k  u  b  f  e  l  and the new sound h

 

Practice writing your name too!

 

Physical development

Time for some yoga

We're Going on a Bear Hunt | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! - YouTube

You might know this story. See if you can join in some of the yoga poses.

 

Then if it is a nice day, why not find somewhere safe where you can do some running around! Who is the fastest in your family?

 

Friday

Communication and language

Make up your own story.

Start with "Once upon a time ..."

Let your imagination go wild! You can use your toys to help you tell the story.

 

Maths

Hometime Ladybirds (ictgames.com)

Here is a game to play. You have to match the number of spots on the ladybird to their houses.

 

Pattern Shapes by The Math Learning Center

This is a shapes game where you create your own pictures using different shapes. Can you name the shapes you use?

 

Phonics

Sing some of your favourite nursery rhymes.

Do you remember what my favourite song is?

Here is a clue - Wind the Bobbin Up | Nursery Rhymes by LittleBabyBum! | ABCs and 123s - YouTube

 

Imagination

First you need to gather some things from outside - like leaves, twigs, sticks, grass, stones.

Then use your imagination to create a piece of artwork using just the things you have gathered.

Remember to take a picture of it before you start again!

What did you make?

Can you make a picture of yourself?

Can you make a house?

Can you make a car?

Week beginning 22nd February 2021

 

Its a new term and a new topic. This term's topic is "What can we grow?"

 

Monday

Communication and Language

The story I'd like you to watch today is Jack and the Beanstalk.

Jack and the Beanstalk - The Children's Story - YouTube

Who are the characters in the story?

Where does the story take place? (setting)

What happens in the story?

What does Jack steal from the Giant?

Did you like this story?

Draw a picture about the story

 

Maths

It is number 5 this week

Watch the video for numberblocks number 5

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Five

 

Count to 5. Have a go at writing the number 5. Make a set of 5 objects.

Sing the song 5 Little Ducks - if you don't know it here is a link to it on Youtube

Five Little Ducks | Kids Songs | Super Simple Songs - YouTube

 

Phonics

It's a new week and that means a new sound!

Watch the Jolly Phonics video. Learn the song, the action and the sound.

Jolly Phonics “L” Sounds - YouTube

 

Practice drawing some straight lines. You can draw them on paper with pens or pencils, or outside with chalk or water on a paintbrush or in some sand with your finger. Try to start you straight lines from the top and go down to the bottom. Then have a go at starting from the bottom and drawing up to the top.

 

Creative

Draw or paint a picture of your favourite flower.

 

Tuesday

Communication and Language

Watch the Story of Jack and the Beanstalk again.

Jack was smaller than the Giant. Today we are going to find things smaller than your hand.

Draw round your hand and cut it out carefully. Now take your cut out hand and find things that are smaller than your hand. What did you find?

 

Maths

Watch the numberblocks number 5 video again.

Can you count 5 things to make a set of 5?

Use the worksheet below to cut and stick numbers to 5

OR

Write numbers 1 to 5 on a piece of paper then cut them out and stick them in the right order.

 

Phonics

Watch the video of our sound l.

Do the action and say the sound.

Remember all the sounds we have done so far. You can use this video to help you remember.

Jolly Phonics A-Z - YouTube

Don't worry if you see some sounds that your don't know yet - we haven't done them all!

 

Understanding the World

Go on a walk outside. Look for evidence of things that are starting to grow.

Do you know how plants grow?

If you like you can watch this video of how dandelions grow

Come Outside - DANDELIONS - YouTube

 

Wednesday

 

ITS WELLNESS WEDNESDAY! 

 

CHECK OUT CLASS DOJO FOR YOUR NON SCREEN BASED ACTIVITIES!

 

Thursday

Communication and Language

Watch this different story of Jack and the Beanstalk

Jack and the Beanstalk Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories for Kids in English - YouTube

 

What is different about this story from the one you watched on Monday and Tuesday?

What is the same about this story?

Can you remember the events in the right order? There is a worksheet you might like to use at the end of the week.  Print it out and cut and stick the events in the right order.

What happened in the beginning? What happened in the middle? What happened at the end?

Draw the characters in the story.

 

Maths

Use the number cards you have already made from 1 to 10 (or you can make them again)

Turn them upside down so you can't see the numbers. Shuffle them about. Pick one card and turn it over. What number did you pick. 

Make a set of objects that match that number. 

Repeat this activity till you have made a set of objects for each number card that you have.

Now put the  number cards in the right order from 1 to 10.

 

Phonics

Time to play a game!

I Spy

Use the worksheet to play I spy. Try to use sounds that we have been learning about (m, a, s, d, t, i, l)

Say "I spy with my little eye, something beginning with ..."

 

Physical Development

Join in with some of our favourite action songs!

Brain Breaks - Action Songs for Children - Move and Freeze - Kids Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

Shake Your Sillies Out ♫ Brain Breaks Songs for Kids ♫ Kids Action Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

Penguin Dance | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann - YouTube

I am the Music Man - Action Songs for Children - Brain Breaks - Kids Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

 

OR try some yoga poses!

5 Kids Yoga Poses For Brilliant Balance 🤸‍♀️ | Cosmic Kids - YouTube

 

Friday

Communication and Language

Make some stick puppets from the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

You can either use the worksheet below or draw your own.

Then use them to retell the story of Jack and the Beanstalk.

 

Maths

Can you make 2 sets of objects that have the same number of objects in? 

Write the number to match the set of objects.

Can you find a triangle, a square, a circle, a rectangle?

 

Phonics

Read a story book with a grown up.

Look at the writing in the book. Do you recognise any of the sounds?

Have a go at writing your name

 

Imagination

Pretend you are a giant today.

Stomp like a giant. Make yourself as tall as you can be. Take giant footsteps.

Do you remember what the giant said in the story Jack and the Beanstalk?

Who is the giant in your house? Who is the tallest person?

Week Commencing 8th February 2021

 

Monday

Communication and Language

This week we are going to read the story "Mad about Minibeasts"

Watch and listen to the story on YouTube here Mad About Minibeasts! Children's read-aloud (audiobook), with illustrations. - YouTube

 

Its another rhyming story! Can you spot some rhyming words in the story?

Draw your favourite mini beast from the story.

 

Maths

Its number 4 this week so I'd like you to watch the numberblocks video all about number 4

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Four

Collect 4 things that are the same - you can collect 4 apples or 4 teddies. Count them to check you have 4. Have a go at writing the number 4.

 

There is also an all about number 4 worksheet at the end of the week for you to print and fill in.

 

Phonics

Watch the video for our new sound this week.

Jolly Phonics ”e” Sounds - YouTube

 

Learn the sound and the action. 

Write your name

 

Creative

Use lego or building blocks to build a tower.

Can you make it taller than you?

What else can you make using lego or building blocks?

 

Tuesday

Communication and Language

Watch the story Mad about Minibeasts again, particularly the part about spiders!

Mad About Minibeasts! Children's read-aloud (audiobook), with illustrations. - YouTube

 

Draw or paint a picture of a spider. Or if you like there are some colouring sheets at the end of the week you can print out and colour.

Sing the song "Incy Wincy Spider"

 

Maths

Enjoy watching the numberblocks video number 4 again - BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Four

 

Can you do 4 jumps? 4 claps? 4 hops on one leg? Can you find 4 green things?

 

We are also going to look at the square shape this week. Can you find lots of square shapes in your house? Count the number of sides on the square. Count the number of corners on the square.

There is also a spot the square worksheet at the end of the week if you would like to print it out and fill it in.

 

Phonics

Watch the video for the sound e again

Jolly Phonics ”e” Sounds - YouTube

Have you learnt the sound and the action?

 

There is an I spy sheet with lots of things on there that start with the e sound. Find it at the end of the week! You can print it out or just open it and look at it to find all the things that start with e.

 

Imagination

Wear you favourite dressing up outfit today.

What are you dressed up as?

Why is it your favourite?

 

Wednesday

 

Today is a special day. We would like you to look at the menu of activities for Wellness Wednesday and pick a few to do!

You will find this menu at the end of the week and also on class dojo.

 

Thursday

Communication and Language

Watch the video Mad about Minibeasts again, particularly the part about snails!

Mad About Minibeasts! Children's read-aloud (audiobook), with illustrations. - YouTube

 

Draw a snail. 

Can you curl up small like a snail.

Watch Come Outside - snails to learn more about snails Come Outside - SNAILS - YouTube

 

Maths

Watch the numberblocks video number 4 again

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Four

Make some number cards from 1 to 10. Put them in the right order. Can you find number 4?

 

There are some shape colouring pictures worksheets at the end of the week. You can print them out and colour them in.

 

Phonics

Watch our e video again Jolly Phonics ”e” Sounds - YouTube

The more we watch it, the better we are going to be at remembering it!

 

Don't forget all the other sounds we have done too

m   a   s   d   t   i   n  p  o  g  c  k  u  b  f  

 

Write your name. Does your name have the e sound in it?

 

There is an extra work book at the end of the week all about the letter e.  You can print it out and fill it in.

 

PSED

How are you feeling today?

 

Watch this lovely story The Colour Monster - Read by Sherry - YouTube

 

Its about different feelings. Draw yourself a colour monster and colour him in to show how you are feeling today.

 

Friday

Its Chinese New Year today. We are going to be learning a bit about it in our activities today.

 

Communication and Language

Watch these short videos about Chinese New Year CBeebies: Preparing For Chinese New Year - Let's Celebrate - YouTube

CBeebies: Celebrating Chinese New Year - Let's Celebrate - YouTube

 

There are a selection of printable activities at the end for you to do!

 

Maths 

Look at the Chinese numbers from 1 to 10.

Can you have a go at drawing or writing them?

 

Understanding the World

Try some Chinese food!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week commencing 1st February 

 

MONDAY

Communication and Language 

Watch the story called ‘Twist and Hop Minibeast Bop’

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=1qup0TQ2lU8 

 

It’s a rhyming story! Can you pick out any rhyming words?

 

Maths

Number 3

Watch the number blocks video number 3

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08bzh11/numberblocks-series-1-one-two-three

 

Have a go at writing the number 3. Make a collection of 3 things.

 

Phonics

Time for a new sound! 
Watch the video, sing along with the song and learn the new sound and action! It’s f f f this week.

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=o2zRjc9h_ZY

 

Then practice writing your name! I bet you are getting really good at this now 😀

 

Creative

Practice your cutting skills. 
You can cut some paper or leaves or cooked spaghetti or even play dough! 
Remember to use the scissors carefully!


TUESDAY

Communication and Language 

Watch the video of the story ‘Twist and Hop Minibeast bop’ again using the link above. 
Can you think of words that rhyme with ‘bee’?

bee, me, see, tree

 

Maths

Watch the number blocks video number 3 again using the link above. 
Then sing the song 3 blind mice. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NNIzu-T0wME

 

Go on a triangle hunt round your house. What things did you find?

 

Phonics

Watch the f jolly phonics video again using the link above.

Copy the sound and the action.

Can you remember all the sounds we have done so far?

m a s d t i n p o g c k u b

 

Have a go at writing your name again.

 

Understanding the World
Go on walk today. Talk about the things you see.

Did you see any:

  • Buildings
  • transport 
  • shapes
  • plants
  • animals
  • weather
  • numbers

What did you see? You can draw a picture of some of the things you saw on your walk.

 

WEDNESDAY

Communication and Language 

Logos are all around us and it is one of the first ways the children learn to ‘read’.

Have a go at playing this logo quiz with a grown up! How many do you know?

 

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=mjHpDtoBi8o

 

Maths

Watch the number 3 number blocks video again.

Can you draw 3 flowers? 
 

Draw a triangle and make it into a triangle monster with 3 arms, 3 legs and 3 eyes!

 

Phonics

Watch the f jolly phonics video again. Practice the sound and the action.

Try to remember all the sounds we have done and the actions that go with them.

 

Dont forget to have a go at writing your name.

 

Physical Development 

It’s dancing Wednesday again,

Join in with some of our favourite songs!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=uf0uKmKwnKs

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=NwT5oX_mqS0

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=lJPvEs8qpQc

 

Why not try some yoga for a change!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=xhWDiQRrC1Y

 

THURSDAY

Communication and Language 

Watch the story of ‘Twist and Hop Minibeast Bop’ again using the link on Monday’s work.

 

Use some play dough to make a Minibeast from the story.

 

Maths

Use the number cards you have made from 1 to 10 and put them in the right order. Use the cards to help you count to 10.

 

Have a go at this shapes game! We have played it before so you should know what to do.

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

 

Phonics

Can you remember this weeks sound and action? If you can’t you can watch the video again!

 

Have a go at writing some of the sounds you know!

 

PSED

What makes you feel happy? 
Draw some of the things that make you feel happy!

 

FRIDAY

Communication and Language 

Draw a picture of your family and tell me about your family. Don’t forget to draw your pets if you have some!

 

Maths

Have a go at writing the number 3. 
Draw 3 triangles. Can you draw 3 small triangles and 3 big triangles?

Go on a walk outside and see if you can spot some triangle road signs. Can you draw any of them?

 

Phonics

Go over all the sounds we have done. Don’t forget our new sound for this week f f f.

 

Sing the A B C song. Did you spot our new sound in the song.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=75p-N9YKqNo

 

Imagination

Make a den using some blankets or sheets.

Maybe you can spend the day living in your den! 
What did you use to make it? 
Maybe a grown up can take a photo of you in your den and send it to me! 
 

Have fun! 😀

 

 

Week commencing 25th January

 

As a parent myself of 3, 2 currently in school and the other working, I am very aware of the huge pressure parents are under with tackling the home learning schools are setting.

So this week is a bit different for you!

 

MONDAY

Communication and Language

Read some books with a grown up. Talk about what happens in the story.

Some key questions to ask:

  • who are the characters in the story?
  • where does the story happen? (setting)
  • what happens in the story? think about the beginning, middle and end
  • why do you like this story? 
  • what is your favourite part of the story?

These are really good questions to ask about every story as it will get your child  to think carefully about what they have listened to.

 

If you don have many story books then looking on youtube for some children's stories is great too.

 

Maths

Make a set of number cards from 1 to 10.

Practice putting them in order and counting from 1 to 10. If they can do this, count backwards from 10 to 1.

Can your child recognise all the numbers to 10? 

Shuffle the numbers up and point to them and ask your child to tell you what number it is. Or ask your child to point to a number that you tell them.

 

Phonics

Can you child recognise their name?  Can they tell you what sound it starts with?

Practice writing their name - please only use a capital letter for the first letter in their name.

 

Sing some nursery rhymes.

Try singing 5 little monkeys jumping on the bed!

 

Creative

Get some pens or pencil crayons out and draw some pictures. Draw whatever you like!

 

TUESDAY

 

Communication and Language

Go for a walk outside. Talk about what you can see around you.

Some key questions to ask:

  • what can you see?
  • what can you hear?
  • what can you feel/touch?
  • what can you smell?

This encourages the children to explore their environment using their senses. And its a great way to notice new things around you!

 

Maths

Shapes are all around us.

Go on a shape hunt around your house - can you find something that is all these shapes?

  • square
  • triangle
  • rectangle
  • circle
  • oval
  • star
  • semi-circle
  • pentagon
  • crescent
  • diamond

 

Phonics

This is a great game to play and gets your child to think about the initial sounds of things.

Play the game 'eye spy'

 

Say "I spy with my little eye, something beginning with ..." and then choose a sound.

If your child finds this too hard try spying things that are green or a circle shape.

 

Understanding the World

Look at some family photos or photos from an event like a holiday or party.

Talk to your child about what was happening at that time, who was there and do they remember it.

The children love to see photos of themselves as babies. Talk about the changes that have happened to them and how much they have grown.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

Communication and Language

Positional language

Today I'd like you to use and understand positional language.

You will need a teddy to play this game.

Ask your child to put the teddy in different places. Use the following positional language:

  • under
  • on top
  • next to
  • behind
  • inside
  • in front of

Then its your turn to put the teddy somewhere and ask your child to describe where he is.

 

Maths

Counting

Count everything today. 

  • the stairs in your house
  • chairs at the table
  • shoes by the front door
  • forks at dinner
  • people in the house

Count everything and anything - you can even count jumps, claps, knocks on the door!

 

Phonics

Look at a book together, but this time we are going to be looking for letters and sounds in the writing that the children know!

We have done   m   a   s   d   t   i   n   p   o   g   c   k   u   b

See if you child can find them in the text of the book, or any writing that you may have in your house.

Always a good idea to get your child to write their name every day too!

 

Physical Development

Its dancing Wednesday!

Put some music on and have a dance around! And have fun doing it!

 

THURSDAY

 

Communication and Language

Read some books with a grown up. Talk about what happens in the story.

Some key questions to ask:

  • who are the characters in the story?
  • where does the story happen? (setting)
  • what happens in the story? think about the beginning, middle and end
  • why do you like this story? 
  • what is your favourite part of the story?

These are really good questions to ask about every story as it will get your child  to think carefully about what they have listened to.

 

If you don have many story books then looking on youtube for some children's stories is great too.

 

Maths

Number hunt

With a difference!

Start by finding a number 1, then you have to find number 2 in a different place, then number 3 and so on until you have found all the numbers up to 10.

Have a go at writing some numbers - Can you write all the numbers from 1 to 10?

 

Phonics 

Learn the A B C song and sing it!

 

Write your name - do it big and small, write it in blue and purple, write it outside and inside.

 

PSED

Play a game with your child - any game at all. Enjoy the playing of the game. Just have fun!

 

FRIDAY

 

Communication and Language

Ask your child what they have enjoyed this week. What was their favourite activity? Maybe you can do that activity again with them?

 

Maths

Do some baking or cooking with your child. (this does not have to be complicated, just the simple act of making toast is enough) 

Let them help you weigh out ingredients or count the ingredients.

Talk about what you need to do first, then next.

 

Phonics

Listen to some songs or nursery rhymes on YouTube and join in with them!

 

Don't forget to have a go at writing your name too!

 

Imagination

Have you got any musical instruments in your house? 

Have a go at playing them.

Can you play a tune on them?

Can you play a tune AND sing a song as well?

 

Week commencing 18th January

 

MONDAY

Communication and language

Watch and listen to the story of The Very Lazy Ladybird

The Very Lazy Ladybird - YouTube

 

Have you ever seen a ladybird?

 

Maths

Its number 2 this week!

Watch the numberblocks video - number 2

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Two

 

Can you show 2 on your  fingers?

 

The shape we are looking at this week is a rectangle. Do you know what a rectangle looks like?

See how many rectangles you can find in your house.

 

Phonics

A new week means a new sound! Are you ready for this one?

The sound is b

Watch the video and learn the sound and action.

Jolly phonic Book 3 Sound B - YouTube

 

Don't forget about all the other sounds you know!

m   a   s   d   t   i   n   p   g   o   c   k   u

 

Creative

Have a go at decorating some biscuits to look like ladybirds!  Let me know how they taste!

You will need 

  • biscuits
  • red icing
  • chocolate chips
  • smarties for eyes
  • black icing pen

 

TUESDAY

Communication and language

Watch the story of The Very Lazy Ladybird again.

The Very Lazy Ladybird - YouTube

 

Tell a grown up all the animals that were in the story.

Draw or paint a picture of a ladybird.

 

Maths

Watch the numberblocks - number 2 video again

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Two

 

Draw a picture of 2 people - you could even draw numberblocks 1 and 2!

 

Draw a rectangle - can you draw 2 bigger rectangles and 2 smaller rectangles as well?

 

Phonics

b

Watch the video again, learn the sound and the action

Jolly phonic Book 3 Sound B - YouTube

Remember all of our other sounds m   a   s   d   t   i   n   p   g   o   c   k   u

 

Have a go at writing your name - does your name have any of our sounds in?

 

Understanding the World

Do you have a tablet? or ipad? 

Find a game that you like to play on it and have fun.

 

Tell me about the game. How do you play it? What is it called?

 

WEDNESDAY

Communication and Language

Watch the story again

The Very Lazy Ladybird - YouTube

 

Lazy and Ladybird start with the same sound. This is called alliteration.

Can you think of other words that start with b (our sound this week)

eg - big bird

 

Maths

Watch the numberblocks video again

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: Two

 

What things go together in pairs?

 - shoes, socks, gloves

Have a go at matching some shoes or socks. Or you could have a go at this matching pairs game

Find The Pair | A Memory Game (mypuzzle.org)

 

Phonics

b - watch the video and do the sound and the action

Jolly phonic Book 3 Sound B - YouTube

 

What can you think of that starts with a b sound? Tell a grown up.

Have a go at writing your name.

 

Physical Development

Its dancing Wednesday again!

Join in with some of these dances!

Penguin Dance | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann - YouTube

Footloose - NTV | GoNoodle - YouTube

Winter "Snowman Dance"| Snowman Brain Break| Kids Movement Activity| Snowman Dance| Sing Play Create - YouTube

GoNoodle- The Chicken Dance-Maximo (DANCE ALONG) - YouTube

 

 

THURSDAY

Communication and language

Draw a picture of something that happened in the story of The Very Lazy Ladybird.

 

Can you make up your own story about a ladybird? Tell it to a grown up!

 

Maths

Ask a grown up to help you make some number cards from 1 to 10. 

Put them in the right order and use them to help you count to 10,

Which one is number 2?

Have a go at playing this shapes game

Shape Monsters - 2D Shapes Matching Game (topmarks.co.uk)

 

Phonics

Remember our new sound b

and all of our other sounds m   a   s   d   t   i   n   p   o   g   c   k   u   

Can you remember them all - with the action and the sound?

 

Have a go at writing some sounds you know!

 

PSED

Getting dressed!

Something we do every day. Today see if you can get dressed all on your own!

 

FRIDAY

Communication and Language

What is your favourite story?

Read it with a grown up then draw a picture of it! 

Let me know what your favourite story is!

 

Maths

Have a go at playing this counting game.

 

You have to count the spots on the ladybirds then drag them to the house with the right number on.

Hometime Ladybirds (ictgames.com)

 

Phonics

Sing a song - any song you like!

What song did you sing?

 

Write your name again. Do it as big as you can then as small as you can.

 

Imagination

Dress up like an animal. What animal are you? 

What do you eat? Where do you live?

 

Don't forget to send me some photos of you dressed up as an animal!

Week commencing 11th January

 

MONDAY

Communication and Language

Watch and listen to the Superworm story

Superworm - by Julia Donaldson. Childrens read-aloud (audiobook with colourful illustrations). - YouTube

 

Who are the characters in the story? Draw them.

Maths

Watch the numberblocks video - number 1

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: One

 

Draw a picture of some of the things in the video - for example, 1 tree, 1 apple, 1 boat, 1 basket

Or make a collection of 1 things - for example get 1 apple, 1 orange, 1 pear

 

Phonics

We have a new sound to learn this week!

Watch the video, practice the sound and do the action 

jolly phonics u - YouTube

 

Can you remember these sounds that we have already done too?

m      a       s       d      t      i     

 

Creative

Make a magic wand like Wizard Lizard had in the story of Superworm.

 

What magic can your wand do?

 

Tuesday

Communication and Language

Re-watch the story of Superworm

Books for Kids Read Aloud: (A Julia Donaldson Storybook Collection) Superworm - YouTube

 

Can you remember and learn the repeated phrase that is in the book?

"Superworm is super long.

Superworm is super strong.

Watch him wiggle, see him squirm

Hip hip hooray for Superworm!"

 

Maths

Re-watch the numberblocks video - number 1

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: One

 

Can you do 1 jump, 1 clap, 1 hop?

 

Go on a circle hunt round your house. What things can you find that are a circle shape? 

You can draw them if you like!

 

Phonics

u - watch the video again. Say the sound, join in with the song and do the action

Jolly Phonics “u” Sounds - YouTube

 

Can you remember these sounds?

n       p       g       o      c      k     

 

Understanding the World

Can you remember some of the mini beasts from the story Supeerworm?

 

What other mini beasts do you know? Where can you find mini beasts?

 

 

Wednesday

Communication and Language

Re-watch the story of Superworm

Books for Kids Read Aloud: (A Julia Donaldson Storybook Collection) Superworm - YouTube

 

Where does Superworm live?

Tell a grown up some of the nice things Superworm does in the story.

 

Maths

Watch the number blocks video - number 1 again.

BBC iPlayer - Numberblocks - Series 1: One

 

A circle has 1 side - all the way round.

Can you draw a circle?

 

Phonics

u - watch the video again

Say the sound and do the action

Jolly Phonics “u” Sounds - YouTube

 

Can you remember all the sounds we have done so far?

m    a    s    d   t   i   n   p   g   o   c   k   and this weeks sound u

 

Physical Development

Its Dancing Wednesday again!

Have a grown up join in these dances we have been doing at school!

Brain Breaks - Action Songs for Children - Move and Freeze - Kids Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

I am the Music Man - Action Songs for Children - Brain Breaks - Kids Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

Footloose - NTV | GoNoodle - YouTube

 

Can you balance on 1 leg? How long can you balance on 1 leg before you wobble?

 

Thursday

Communication and Language

Tell a grown up what is happening in this picture

 

 

Can you remember the repeated part of the story?

"Supeerworm is ....?

 

Maths

Go on a number 1 hunt round your house. Where did you find a number 1?

Have a go at writing the number 1.

 

And a challenge - find 1 red circle 

 

Phonics

Remember what our sound is this week - u - Jolly Phonics “u” Sounds - YouTube

 

And all our other sounds

m    a     s    d    t    i    n    p    g    o    c    k    

 

Have a go at writing your name!

 

PSED 

Today it would be great if you could help a grown up with a job.

Can you help to tidy your toys or make your bed?

Can you help to cook tea?

Maybe you can help to take your dog for a walk if you have a dog!

 

 

Friday

Communication and Language

Think of another mini beast. Draw them as a superhero.

What super powers would they have?

 

Maths

Play this game on Topmarks website

 

Ladybird Spots - Counting, Matching and Ordering game (topmarks.co.uk)

 

Its all about counting to 10

 

Phonics

Can you sing our new sound song and do the action without the music to help you? Maybe a grown up could help you!

 

Imagination

Dress up like a superhero.

Who are you? What super powers do you have?

 

 

Spend the day as a superhero - help a grown up as much as you can!

 

And don't forget I would love to see you dressed up like superheroes!

 

Week commencing 5th January 2021

 

Tuesday

Communication and Language

Listen to this story - maybe its one you know already!   the very hungry caterpillar - YouTube

This is one of my favourtie stories!

Draw a picture of the Very Hungry Caterpillar or the butterfly he turns into at the end of the story.

 

Maths

Do you know the days of the week in the right order? Can you tell them to a grown up?

And a challenge - can you remember the months of the year in the right order?

What is the day today? What month is it? 

 

Phonics

Lets remember way back before Christmas at our last 2 sounds we did 

Here's the link to the songs and the actions!   Jolly Phonics Song CK - YouTube

 

 

Understanding the World

What is the weather like outside? is it hot or cold? What sort of clothes do you need to wear for this weather?

What is your favourite type of weather? (mine is snow!) 

Can you draw a picture of you having fun in your favourtie type of weather?

 

Wednesday

Communication and Language

Listen to the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar again  The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film - YouTube

Can you remember the whole story? Tell a grown up the story in your own words.

 

Maths

What day is it today?

Can you count to 10? Can you remember our counting to 10 song? Here it is Numbers Song Let's Count 1-10 New Version - YouTube

Get a grown up to join you in counting to 10. Don't forget to count along with the song!

 

Phonics

Jolly Phonics Song CK - YouTube Here is the song again. Can you remember the sound?

Go on a sound hunt - can you find these sounds in some writing in your house? Does your name have this sound in?

 

Physical Development

Its our most favroutie day! Dancing Wednesday!

I've put a few of our favourite songs to dance to here for you to enjoy! Don't forget to get a grown up to join in with you!

Penguin Dance | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann - YouTube

Shake Your Sillies Out ♫ Brain Breaks Songs for Kids ♫ Kids Action Songs by The Learning Station - YouTube

Footloose - NTV | GoNoodle - YouTube

 

Thursday

Communication and Language

Can you tell a grown up what all these things are from the story of the Very Hungry Caterpillar?

 

Maths

Ask a grown up to help you make some number cards to 10 - or use ones you might already have.

Can you make a number line to 10 in the right order? 

Practice counting to 10.

And a challenge for you! Can you count from 10 back to 0?

 

Phonics

Caterpillar starts with our sounds! Which one? Can you have a go at writing the sound?

Don't forget to practice the sounds and the song - this will make you remember them! 

Jolly Phonics Song CK - YouTube

 

PSED

Play a game with someone else in your house - it can be any game you like! The focus is SHARING and TAKING TURNS.

What game did you play?

 

Friday

Communication and Language

Tricky question!

What did the Very Hungry Caterpillar eat in the story? Can you remember ALL the foods he ate?

Try some of the different foods he ate - do you like them?

 

Maths

Can you count out a set of 10 things? 

It can be 10 of anything - 10 dinosaurs, 10 teddies, 10 socks, 10 grapes.

 

Phonics

Sing the song for the sounds we have looked at this week and do the action on your own - no music to join in with this time! Did you remember it?

 

Imagination!

Dress up like a caterpillar today - you can wear something green if you like! Can you pretend to be a caterpillar? Look at the ways a caterpillar moves and try to move in the same way.

Spend the day pretending to be the Very Hungry Caterpillar! You can even eat the same foods he did in the story!

I would love to see you all dressed up like caterpillars!

 

Fun things to have a go at - at home - if you are shielding

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