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Foundation

To our children, from the staff of Whitemoor.

Dear Parents and Carers,

 

We hope you are all well and staying safe. It has been lovely looking through all of the fantastic work you have been doing at home. This week we have broken it down into daily activities for English, Maths and Topic. If you need any help feel free to email us at foundation@whitemoor.nottingham.sch.uk.

 

We miss you all and look forward to seeing you soon.

 

The Foundation Team

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning July 20th2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well.

 

Monday

Draw a picture of your favourite toy. Colour it in. Are you proud of it?

Tuesday

Can you use kitchen roll tubes to make a character? Decorate it and use it to make stories up.

Wednesday

Using your own toys can you build a tower? Can you make it as high as you can? Now… Knock it down.  Was that fun?

Thursday

Put some small toys or objects in a pile. Can you take out 2 objects from the pile? Can you take out three? Show your child to touch the object as they count.

Friday

Look outside to see how many minibeast you can see. Can you count them? Can you draw them?

 

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning July 13th2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. The theme this term would have been ‘under the sea’.

Monday

Listen and watch the story ‘The Rainbow Fish.’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r9mryuEKkKc

 

Tuesday

Draw a picture of a  rainbow fish.  Add the correct colours. If you have paints can they paint it?

Wednesday

Make an undersea themed land with their own toys.

Thursday

Count their own toys up to five and give them one object each to show them sharing skills.

Friday

Can your child make a rainbow fish stick puppet?

 

 

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning July 6th2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. The theme this term would have been pirates.

Monday

Listen and watch the story penguins make bad pirates on the you tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usMEVqz4CrU Can your child tell you why they like  or didn’t like it? Can they tell you what the penguins taught the captain?

Tuesday

Draw a picture of a penguin. Add the correct colours if you have paints can they paint it?

Wednesday

Using their own small world play toys, Can they create the penguin land or the pirate ship with the penguins on it? They can use different toys to represent the penguins if they don’t have them.

Thursday

Outside in the garden. Make a penguin habitat. Would real penguins like to live there? Is the soil good for the penguins or are they pretending the soil is the snow. Encourage your child to use their imagination and tell you about what they have created.

Friday

Create a picture with your child where they have used cutting skills to make the pictures. Cut out pictures from the argos book or magazines. Help them to cut carefully. Send us pictures on the foundation email address.Thank you to people who already have sent us pictures. We love to hear from you.

 

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning June 29th 2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. The theme this term would have been pirates.

Monday

Make some floating boats. Use resources from around the house – milk bottle lids, margarine tubs, toilet roll tubes make paper boats etc. how do they float? Which ones worked best?

Tuesday

Draw a picture of yourself. Make sure you add all your facial details and correct number of arms and legs. What are you wearing? Is that your favourite outfit?

Wednesday

Look at books together. Talk about what is happening in the story. How did the main character feel? Did you like it when?...

Thursday

Paint and decorate a large stone. Take it with you on walk and leave it for somebody to ‘find’. Is it there the next time you walk? Some people collect these stones or pick them up and move them somewhere else.

Friday

If you have some time to bake with your child it is a really lovely learning experience. If you make something please post pictures to our foundation email address. Thank you to people who already have sent us pictures. We love to hear from you.

 

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning June 22nd 2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. The theme this term would have been pirates.

Monday

Choose a favourite book of your child. Can they draw the main character? Can they tell you why they like that character? Are they able to retell you the story in their own words?

Tuesday

Write your child’s name in lower case with initial letter in capitals.

e.g. ‘Peter’. Ask your child to copy their name. Make sure they start their letters at the top of the letter and try to not remove their pencil, except when crossing the letter. e.g. ‘t’.

Wednesday

If you have some threading beads ask your child to thread some beads to encourage good fine motor skills. If not, use some of their very small toys and carefully put into a dish one at a time. Can they count them up to 10?

Thursday

Working outside, look at the mini beasts -ants, spiders caterpillars etc. look at where they live. Can they make a bug hotel with you? There are lots of videos on you tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Smv_9vgN39A

We would love you to send pictures to the foundation email.

 

Friday

Using some water in a bowl and some different size containers- Can you help your child to fill the small containers with water? Are they full or empty? How many small containers will it take to fill the large container? Let them have fun exploring the water and pouring it into containers.

 

 

Foundation 1 nursery                  Week beginning June 15th 2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email. We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well. The theme this term would have been pirates.

 

Monday

Read the story pirates love underpants. Or listen and look on you tube   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wM8dRpIxJ9g  Did your child enjoy the book? What was their best bit?

Tuesday

Using their toys can the children make a group of five toys? How many will there be if you add one more? Are they able to tell you the next number before counting? Encourage your child to touch and count.

Wednesday

Look at top marks site https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting  use numbers to five then ten.

Thursday

Can your child draw or colour in your drawing of some underpants. Can they make any patterns on them?

Friday

Look outside in the garden. Can your child find any treasure? Can they collect their found items? Send pictures to the foundation email address.

 

Foundation 1 Nursery                         Week beginning June 8th 2020

Ideas of things to do this week. Please feel free to post them on the foundation email.

We miss you all and hope you and your families are safe and well.

Monday

Look through a picture book with your child. Ask  them to talk to you about the characters and what they are doing. Can they predict the end of the story?

Tuesday

Using their toys can the children make a group of five toys? Are there still five if you change the position of their toys? Encourage your child to touch and count.

Wednesday

Look at top marks site https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers use numbers to five then ten.

Thursday

Do a jigsaw with your child.

Jigsaws are a really good resource for helping your child with early reading and maths skills.

Friday

Go for a walk with your child. Point out minibeasts and signs of nature on your walk. When home can your child draw a picture of what they have seen on their walk? Post pictures on our email address.

Foundation 2

Foundation 2                                    Week Beginning 20th July 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

Monday

 

English

 

 

Our topic is under the sea. Read or watch on you tube, ‘The Starfish’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMCCg155GME

Ask your child questions about the book.

 

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 1

Topic

 

Can you draw your own under the sea creature? It can be as imaginative as you can make it.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book. Write simple sentences about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish has no eyes.’ ‘ A starfish has no ears’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 2

 

Topic

 

Using a toilet roll tube or similar can you make a sea creature? Use your crayons to decorate it.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterdays book, write simple sentences about what a starfish eats. ‘A starfish eats clams.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 3

 

Topic

 

Draw a sea creature and colour it in. can you cut it out to make a finger puppet from it and make up your own stories?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Write simple sentences from the book about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish can  be pink or purple’  ‘A starfish can be prickly.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 4

 

Topic

 

Using old magazines or old pictures make an under the sea world. Can you collage it and make it as imaginative as you can?

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child design their own starfish and write labels for the parts of it.

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 5

 

Topic

 

Finish your under the sea collage. Please take photos and post to our email address. We would love to see them.

 

 

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Our topic is under the sea. Read or watch on you tube, ‘The Starfish’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMCCg155GME

Ask your child questions about the book.

 

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 1

Topic

 

Can you draw your own under the sea creature? It can be as imaginative as you can make it.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book. Write simple sentences about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish has no eyes.’ ‘ A starfish has no ears’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 2

 

Topic

 

Using a toilet roll tube or similar can you make a sea creature? Use your crayons to decorate it.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterdays book, write simple sentences about what a starfish eats. ‘A starfish eats clams.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 3

 

Topic

 

Draw a sea creature and colour it in. can you cut it out to make a finger puppet from it and make up your own stories?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Write simple sentences from the book about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish can  be pink or purple’  ‘A starfish can be prickly.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 4

 

Topic

 

Using old magazines or old pictures make an under the sea world. Can you collage it and make it as imaginative as you can?

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child design their own starfish and write labels for the parts of it.

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 5

 

Topic

 

Finish your under the sea collage. Please take photos and post to our email address. We would love to see them.

 

 

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Our topic is under the sea. Read or watch on you tube, ‘The Starfish’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMCCg155GME

Ask your child questions about the book.

 

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 1

Topic

 

Can you draw your own under the sea creature? It can be as imaginative as you can make it.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book. Write simple sentences about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish has no eyes.’ ‘ A starfish has no ears’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 2

 

Topic

 

Using a toilet roll tube or similar can you make a sea creature? Use your crayons to decorate it.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterdays book, write simple sentences about what a starfish eats. ‘A starfish eats clams.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 3

 

Topic

 

Draw a sea creature and colour it in. can you cut it out to make a finger puppet from it and make up your own stories?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Write simple sentences from the book about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish can  be pink or purple’  ‘A starfish can be prickly.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 4

 

Topic

 

Using old magazines or old pictures make an under the sea world. Can you collage it and make it as imaginative as you can?

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child design their own starfish and write labels for the parts of it.

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 5

 

Topic

 

Finish your under the sea collage. Please take photos and post to our email address. We would love to see them.

 

 

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Our topic is under the sea. Read or watch on you tube, ‘The Starfish’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMCCg155GME

Ask your child questions about the book.

 

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 1

Topic

 

Can you draw your own under the sea creature? It can be as imaginative as you can make it.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book. Write simple sentences about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish has no eyes.’ ‘ A starfish has no ears’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 2

 

Topic

 

Using a toilet roll tube or similar can you make a sea creature? Use your crayons to decorate it.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterdays book, write simple sentences about what a starfish eats. ‘A starfish eats clams.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 3

 

Topic

 

Draw a sea creature and colour it in. can you cut it out to make a finger puppet from it and make up your own stories?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Write simple sentences from the book about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish can  be pink or purple’  ‘A starfish can be prickly.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 4

 

Topic

 

Using old magazines or old pictures make an under the sea world. Can you collage it and make it as imaginative as you can?

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child design their own starfish and write labels for the parts of it.

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 5

 

Topic

 

Finish your under the sea collage. Please take photos and post to our email address. We would love to see them.

 

 

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Our topic is under the sea. Read or watch on you tube, ‘The Starfish’  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MMCCg155GME

Ask your child questions about the book.

 

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 1

Topic

 

Can you draw your own under the sea creature? It can be as imaginative as you can make it.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book. Write simple sentences about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish has no eyes.’ ‘ A starfish has no ears’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 2

 

Topic

 

Using a toilet roll tube or similar can you make a sea creature? Use your crayons to decorate it.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterdays book, write simple sentences about what a starfish eats. ‘A starfish eats clams.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 3

 

Topic

 

Draw a sea creature and colour it in. can you cut it out to make a finger puppet from it and make up your own stories?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Write simple sentences from the book about what a starfish looks like. ‘A starfish can  be pink or purple’  ‘A starfish can be prickly.’

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 4

 

Topic

 

Using old magazines or old pictures make an under the sea world. Can you collage it and make it as imaginative as you can?

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child design their own starfish and write labels for the parts of it.

Maths-

Use the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths go to grouping and sharing lesson 5

 

Topic

 

Finish your under the sea collage. Please take photos and post to our email address. We would love to see them.

 

 

 

 

Foundation 2                                    Week Beginning 13th July 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

Monday

 

English

 

 

Read the book ‘The Rainbow Fish’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JhYIJSvE0nU

Talk to your child about the meaning in the story. Why are the other fish being unfriendly? Why were they asking for one of the rainbow fish’s scales? How do you think the rainbow fish felt at the end? Just ask for oral answers nothing written today.

 

Maths-

Using the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     Choose  schedule week 11 july 6th     Monday

Topic

 

Can you make a Rainbow fish stick puppet? Put pictures on our email address we would love to see them.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book, can your child write simple sentences about the rainbow fish? Today just write from the beginning of the book working towards a story at the end of the week. ‘The rainbow fish showed off his lovely shiny scales.’ The fish wanted one of his scales.’

Maths-

Using the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     Choose  schedule week 11 july 6th     Tueday

 

Topic

 

From our topic under the sea. Make a collage of things you might see under the sea.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From the rainbow fish, write simple sentences about the middle part of the book. ‘The fish were sad because the rainbow fish wouldn’t give them one of his scales.’

Maths-

Using the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     Choose  schedule week 11 july 6th     Wednesday

 

Topic

 

Draw a rainbow fish and cut out and stick some scales to decorate it.

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 From the book ‘The Rainbow Fish’ can your child write simple sentences about what happened in the end? ‘The Rainbow Fish was happy because all the fish were his friend.’ ‘He liked sharing with his friends.’  If your child is able can they try to write the story in simple sentences?

Maths-

Using the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     Choose  schedule week 11 july 6th     Thursday

 

Topic

 

Paint a scene from the rainbow fish.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Practise the phonemes, ‘ay’, ‘ee’, ’igh’, ’ow,’ say some words to help your child and can they add any of their own?  ‘day’, ‘lay’, ‘feet’, ‘meet’, ’light’ ‘night’, ‘cow’ ,’now’.etc.

Maths-

Using the web site,

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     Choose  schedule week 11 july 6th  Friday

 

Topic

 

Draw a picture of what is your most loved possession.

 

 

 

 

Foundation 2                                    Week Beginning 6th July 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

Monday

 

English

 

 

Read the book’Penguins make bad Pirates’ or listen and watch on you tube. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usMEVqz4CrU

Talk about what happened in the story. Why did the crew leave the ship? Who did the captain ask to be pirates? Ask your child to write simple sentences. ‘The crew left because there was no food. ‘ They left because they were cold and hungry.’ ‘He asked the penguins to be pirates.’

Maths-

Use the web site oak national academy do lesson onehttps://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths          choose numbers within 20. Lesson 1

Topic

 

Choose a picture from the story to draw and colour.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book, Were the penguin’s good pirates? Why not? Ask your child to write two simple sentences. ‘The penguins played all day’ They were not good pirates because they played all day.’ ‘The penguins would not steal.’

Maths-

Use the web site oak national academy do lesson one https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths     choose ordering numbers to 20 lesson 2

Topic

 

Can your child use their building toy to make a penguin land or pirate ship?

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

From the book penguins make bad pirates. Ask your child what did the penguins make that made the captain happy? Write simple sentences. Try to encourage good letter formation, capital letters and full stops. ‘ ‘The penguins made snow cones that made the captain happy.’

Maths-

Use the web site oak national academy do lesson onehttps://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths      choose numbers within 20develop a sense of 10’ lesson 3

Topic

 

What would your child like to paint or draw? Ask them to explain what colours they will use and how big it will be. Can they draw it as they planned it?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Ask your child to draw their favourite snow cone. It could be any flavour they want. Can they make a poster to sell their snow cone? Give it a name and a price.

Maths-

Use the web site oak national academy do lesson onehttps://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths    choose numbers within 20 lesson 4 place value

Topic

 

Paint or colour a picture of the beach. Add sea creatures or thing you might see at the beach. Beach ball, ice cream, crabs, sun, boats, people.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Ask your child to read any of their favourite simple books to you. Can they pick out some keywords you give them to find? ‘and’, ‘the’, ‘like’, ‘all’, ‘have’, ‘they’, etc.

Maths-

Use the web site oak national academy do lesson onehttps://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year/reception/subjects/maths    choose numbers within 20 lesson 5, finding one more than a number to 20.

 

 

Topic

 

Make a collection of their favourite things. Can they sort them out into various groups? All hard things, all soft things, all small things etc.

 

 

 

 

 

Foundation 2                                    Week Beginning 29th June 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

Monday

 

English

 

 

Read the book ‘The treasure of Pirate Frank’ by Mat Peat and Elspeth Graham. It is read on you tube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ocv8bcdfZ1M

Talk about what happened in the story. Can your child sequence the events of where the boy went on his journey?

Maths-

Using the number  10 frame, draw a simple grid with 10 boxes. Put some counters or draw some marks to represent a number e.g.5 , then draw another frame next to it with 10 boxes. Choose a different colour and mark 6 or place six counters. Write the sum 5+ 6 = ask your child to calculate the total and write the answer. Write some more examples in frames and ask your child to answer the questions

Topic

 

Can you make some floating ‘boats’ from milk bottle lids?, tin foil?, paper? Etc. which ones float the best?.

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

From yesterday’s book, How did the boy feel when he was sailing to find the treasure? Write simple sentences, ‘The boy was excited to sail to the treasure.’, ‘The felt happy because he would find some treasure’.

Maths-

Choose 10 objects, or more if your child is comfortable up to 20. Choose two containers. Divide the objects up into the two containers. Make sums up using the amounts in the containers. E.g. 3+4=7 ,  7+5=12. Keep changing the amounts

 

Topic

 

Choose a large stone from the garden can you decorate it? Paint or colour it brightly. Save it for tomorrow.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Write down up to five of the things the boy sailed past on his route. Encourage sentence writing please. ‘He saw a volcano.’ Or draw five things he saw.

Maths-

Put 10 objects in a dish. How many will there be if you add 1 more? 2 more? Write a number line to help your child with number sequencing. Ask your child to write the  numbers from 1-20.

 

Topic

 

Take your decorated stone out with you on a walk and place it somewhere for somebody to ‘find’ on their walk.

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Draw the map and add three of the things from the story to label it. Share pictures to our foundation email address.

Maths-

Use a box and a toy. Ask your child to put the toy on the box, under the box, next to the box etc. Use left, right , behind, in front of to encourage your child to be familiar with positional language.

 

Topic

 

Paint or colour a picture of the beach. Add sea creatures or thing you might see at the beach. Beach ball, ice cream, crabs, sun, boats, people.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can your child write a simple version of the story? Start with how the book began and a middle bit (choose anything that happened in the middle) and then a sentence to finish the story.

Maths-

Using top marks site recognising numbers to 20

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue

if you do not have a computer write numbers with your child up to 20. Ask them to point to a number you say.

 

Topic

 

Using paper, card, string, ribbon etc. make a windy day kite. Take it outside. Does it fly? If not, is it too heavy? Can you adapt it?

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 22nd June 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

If you have the book, ‘The Lighthouse Keepers Breakfast’ by R and D Armitage please read it to your child or watch the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJcP090raIw

Ask your child to write some simple sentences about the book. E.g. ‘I liked it when they ate the bugs.’

‘Mr Grimling wanted to be a pirate.’

Maths-

Using your child’s toys, and some coins 1p, 2p and 5p. make some labels to state the price of their toy, up to 5p or 10 p. Ask your child to choose two toys. How much are they altogether? Using the coins, can they give you the correct money? Give them lots of 1 pence and 2 pence coins to help them to count.

Topic

 

Using toilet roll tubes can they decorate and make a pirate telescope?

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Read the book ‘the Lighthouse Keepers Breakfast’ again. Write simple sentences about what they eat for breakfast. E.g ’ I eat toast for my breakfast.’ I don’t eat bugs for my breakfast’  ‘My best breakfast is…’

Maths-

  Have a selection of 1p and 2p coins to help your child. Help your child to draw some simple picture sums to represent the toys from yesterday. i.e. teddy 2p + car 3p = 5p.

Try to aim for at least 5 sums. Let them count the coins to help them to understand they are talking about money.

 

Topic

 

Collect some flowers from the garden if you have glue stick them on some paper to make a summer picture. If not they can just arrange them on paper or in a vase. Can they draw or paint them?

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Looking through one of their favourite books from home. Ask your child to look for certain words on the page. Choose simple keywords like, ‘like’, ‘the’, and’, choose a letter – ask your child to spot words starting with that letter. Can they try to read those words by sounding them out?

Maths-

Using top marks website https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers. Choose numbers to 15. Move the cakes onto the teddy and count them as you move them.

 

Topic

 

If you have some playdough, make a pirate map and add some treasure to it. Make some breakfast food to give to the pirates instead of bugs.

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Look at the read write inc website on you tube,   phonics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKyZFLGe1D8 revise set 2 phonemes (sounds) write some words starting with these sounds.

Maths-

Using a selection of toys sort them into groups. Count them and ask how many would you have if you added 1 more, 2 more? Help your child to touch and count carefully.

 

Topic

 

Go outside into your garden, make a collection of objects make a pattern of stones leaves etc..

Friday

 

English

 

 

Choose a simple book from your child’s supply. Can they read it to you with support? Can they talk to you about what the book is about? Did they like it ? are they able to explain why they like it?

Maths-

Using top marks site recognising numbers to 20

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue

if you do not have a computer write numbers with your child up to 20. Ask them to point to a number you say.

 

Topic

 

Draw a plate of favourite breakfast items from the book ‘The Lighthouse Keepers Breakfast’

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 15th June 2020

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

Monday

 

English

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QCQJEmSado&list=TLPQMDgwNjIwMjDlfw05Ik4x_g&index=2

read the book pirates love underpants or watch and listen on you tube.

What did they find funny? Why? Are they able to tell you?

Maths-

Using your child’s own toys. Sort them into groups of less than ten. If they add 1 more /2 more can they guess how many they will have? Count to see if they were correct.

Topic

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/g9qw57b51h?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fcbeebies%2Fgames%2Fswashbuckle-my-swashbuckle-adventure%3Fcollection%3Dswashbuckle-pirate-party

This website has a series of mini games on our pirate theme. Can you complete the tasks?

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

After reading pirates love underpants, can your child retell you the story in their own words?

Maths-

  https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5476-pirate-addition-sheet

Ask your child to add the pictures together and write the total. Or draw two pirates and three parrots add them together. Draw three gold coins and four pirates how many altogether? Show them they can write it with pictures       or numbers 3+4= 7, 2+3=5

 

 

Topic

 

Can you make a pirate hat? Use newspaper or magazines. Or can you draw your own design? Please send pictures to our email address for foundation.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Can you write some simple sentences about the pirates love underpants? Here are some examples. The pirates love underpants.

It was funny when the pants fell down.

Maths-

Tidy up your pants drawer. How many pairs of pants or underpants do you have?

 

Topic

 

Design your own underpants. Do they have tight elastic? Are they bright colours? Will the pirates want them?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 What noises do parrots make? Can you write some amazing adjectives? Squack, Squeak, squeal and shriek etc.

Maths-

What does the pirates day look like? Can your child put these sequence words in the correct order?

Dinner ,bedtime, breakfast, brush teeth,  , and wake up

 

Topic

 

Go outside into your garden and look for treasure. What can you find? Would the pirates like to collect those things? Make a collection of found objects.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Can you revise set 2  phonics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKyZFLGe1D8

Maths-

Using your child’s own toys sort into groups of less than 10. If you take one away how many do they have now? Can they answer before actually counting?

 

Topic

 

Can your child draw a pirate? What clothes does he need? Will he have a hat? Will he wear a coat? Will he have a pirate?

 

 

 

 

Week Beginning 8th June

At this point in the year we would have been learning about Under The Sea and Pirates. Therefore, we have tried to give you some learning activities based on this. You can send any pictures to foundation@whitemoor.nottingham.sch.uk

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Read the story of Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gzIH5e6db0

What is the story about? Who are the characters? How do you think the crab was feeling at the beginning of the story? Why is it important to share?

Maths-

Look at the section Summer Term – Week 2 (w/c 27 April) on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/ as this is pirate themed. Look at Day 5. Look at the treasure that the trolls have collected are the amounts right if yes put it in treasure if it is wrong put it in the trash.

Topic

 

Watch this reading of a story about pirates and see if you can answer the following questions. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mdWxBn-xvrQ

How do you think Tom felt when he first saw the pirates?

Why was Captain Patch so Angry?  What kind of adventure would you like to have?

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Look at the story again. Can you make a list of all the rhyming words? For example; shell, well, blue, two.

Maths-

The pirates have saved their treasure in a piggy bank. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/coin-counting-quiz Can you look at the coins in the piggy bank. How much money is there in the piggy bank? You could even use any coins you have at home. E.g. 5 p and 1p= or 2p and 1p=

 

Topic

 

Think back to the story you listened to yesterday.  What kind of character was Captain Patch? Can you make a ‘wanted’ poster to warn people to look out for him?  You might like to draw a picture and write sentences about him. 

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Read the story again. Can you tell your grown up the story by just using the pictures. For example; One day a crab was running along the beach. Start your sentences with Next….., Then….., After that…… Finally…….

Maths-

Think about some of the 3D shapes we have learnt about, for example, cube, cuboid, cone, sphere and cylinder.  Can you go on a treasure hunt around your home and find different objects that are examples of these shapes?

 

Topic

 

Think back to the pirate story you listened to on Monday and the adventure that Tom had. Can you write some sentences about any kind of adventure you would like to have? Would you go to a treasure island, or would you do something different?

Thursday

 

English

 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MBfC6ORieE

Watch the video of the little girl and her puppets. Can you make some simple character puppets with paper, and pencils? You will need these for Friday’s activity.

Maths-

Have a look at https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/sorting-2d-shapes-reception-wk6-1#slide-2 You will be sorting 2D shapes using different criteria.  For this lesson toy will need: a ruler, a coin, a bottle lid, a cracker or piece of bread and a piece of tissue.  

 

Topic

 

 Pirate flags were used to let other ships know that pirates were nearby.  They often had a skull and crossbones on them.  Can you design your own pirate flag? Make sure it is bright and colourful so people will notice it.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Enjoy the story again and use your puppets to tell the story.

Maths-

Have a look at https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/describing-3d-shapes-reception-wk6-4#slide-2 You will be describing some of the shapes that you found yesterday.  You will need a tin, a box, a ball, a cone and a round piece of fruit or vegetable.

 

Topic

 

Pirates often used telescopes to see things that were far away.  Can you make your own telescope out of things you can find around the house?  You might like to use a cardboard kitchen roll holder.  Do not forget to email us pictures of what you make.

 

 

Week Beginning 1st June

At this point in the year we would have been learning about Under The Sea and Pirates. Therefore, we have tried to give you some learning activities based on this. You can send any pictures to foundation@whitemoor.nottingham.sch.uk

Some pirate themed resources extra:

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting a simple counting game to 10.

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

As our topic is pirates and under the sea can you draw and design a pirate ship and label its part e.g. flag, plank, and wheel.

Maths-

http://www.ictgames.com/mobilePage/tenFrame/index.html using the 10 frame can you add 2 numbers together to find the total e.g. 5 green ones and 3 red ones make 8 altogether. Then say the number sentence aloud 5 add 3 equals 8. Can you then write the sum using the signs e.g. 5+3=8. Now try a new 2 different numbers. Here are a few suggestions 4+3= __ 6+4=___ 7+3=___

Can you now use 2 ten frames to add over 10 using the same method? 9+3= 10+5=

Topic

 

With the design you created in English of your pirate ship can you build it? What materials will you need? Which materials are waterproof? Which might float?

 

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Can you now design a pirate? Can you write her or his name and label the special parts. E.g. a hook, an eyepatch, a wooden leg etc.

Maths-

Look at the addition sign and that it means 2 groups together make a total. Yesterday you looked at adding on a ten frame. Now have a look at using a number line. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/addition/addition-to-10 Add the pictures together to find the total. Can you write the answer down? Introduce using a number line. For example 8+2=

 

1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10

 

Circle or put your finger or an object on and count on 2, the number you land on is the total.

 

 

Topic

 

Using your boat from yesterday, can you test it to see if it floats? What worked well and what might you have made better or used instead?

 

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Can you describe your pirate writing a sentence? He is big and scary. She is loud and quick.

Maths-

Look at the section Summer Term – Week 2 (w/c 27 April) on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/ as this is pirate themed. Look at Day 1. Can you make a repeated pattern on a toilet roll to make a pirates telescope. E.g. red blue green red blue green. Then can you measure how long you can stay still for?

 

Topic

 

Your pirate now needs to find or bury some treasure. Can you design a pirate map with an X to mark the spot?

 

Thursday

 

English

 

 

Can you plan a story about your pirate? Who is going to be in your story? Where is it going to be? Can you write some of these ideas down, e.g. character names, setting, what you might see.

Maths-

Look at the section Summer Term – Week 2 (w/c 27 April) on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/ as this is pirate themed. Look at Day 2. Make a pirate plank using any objects and water. Can you collect 10 or more objects and see which sinks and floats? Using paper or a whiteboard, can you record how many sink and how many float? Which group has more and which group has less?

 

Topic

 

Turn yourself into a pirate. Have a go at making an eye-patch or a pirate’s hat.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Look at your story plan from yesterday can you write a few sentences about your story. E.g., He sailed on the sea and he went looking for gold.  

Maths-

Look at the section Summer Term – Week 2 (w/c 27 April) on https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/ as this is pirate themed. Look at Day 3. This is alongside the topic below. Can you use positional language such as behind, in front, under, next to, on top, in between etc.

 

Topic

 

Can you search for hidden treasure around the house? You may want to make and design some coins or use costume jewellery you have at home.

 

 

Week Beginning 18th May 2020

Monday

 

English

 

 

Practise reading tricky words the, I, to, no, go, which can’t be broken down into different sounds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h46WN31pIRk&feature=share

Look at the front cover of Billy’s Bucket on the video and pause it. What can you see? What colour/size is the bucket? What do you think Billy can see inside? Draw a picture of what you think Billy can see. Give the picture a title at the top of your page. You can use your name instead of Billy’s. Describe your picture using adjectives for colour, shape, size etc. Don’t forget to use full sentences when you’re speaking eg “I can see a/some…….” Or “The ……..is/are….”

Maths-

Counting objects up to 20

https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/counting-objects-up-to-20-reception-wk4-1

For this lesson you will need 20 objects to count.  These could be pieces of Lego, pencils or raisins anything at all.

You will also need a number line to 20.  This can be made by writing numbers 0-20 in one straight line.

Can you count out 20 objects and use the items to find 1 or 2 less than a number?

Topic

 

Watch the YouTube video of a reading of Aah Spider! By Lydia Monks. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_MSzhc0hz8

Talk about how the spider in the story might be feeling.  Do you think it makes them happy that the people are scared of them? 

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Practise reading tricky words again as above.

Watch the video again and pause at the picture of the ray, clownfish and sea anemones. Describe what you can see, using full sentences again.

Maths-

Developing a sense of 10.

https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/counting-objects-up-to-20-reception-wk4-1

For this lesson you will need:

10 different objects to sort.  Try to have a range of items.

2 bowls to sort them into.

Can you sort items in different ways?

 

Topic

 

Can you find any real spiders?  You may find them during your daily exercise, in your garden or even in your home!  Make sure you are really careful with any that you find.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Practise reading tricky words above and write them down. Copy at first if you need to but then can you write them from memory?

Look at yesterday’s picture on the video. This time can you use your amazing adjectives and write 2 or 3 sentences about what you can see? Talk your sentences first and say them in your head. Use Fred finger to try and sound out your words.

Maths-

Collects together some of your toys, or other items.  Can you count how many you have?  Can you write the number? What is one more than that number?  What is one less? Can you repeat the activity with different amounts?

 

Topic

 

Did you know that spiders use their webs to catch flies, which they eat as food? Can you draw or paint a picture of a spider web? Please take a photo of your picture and email it to us.  We’d love to see them. 

foundation@whitemoor.nottingham.sch.uk

Thursday

 

English

 

 

 Practise reading and writing tricky words again. Copy the sentences. I can go to the shops. The dog will go to the park. “No!” said Joe. 

Read the rest of the story and enjoy the ending!

Maths-

Sharing into equal groups

https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/sharing-objects-into-equal-groups-reception-wk2-2#slide-2

For this lesson you will need 12 objects for counting

Can you share different amounts equally in to 2 groups? Which amounts can be shared equally and which cannot?

 

Topic

 

Can you write a sentence about what you know about spiders?

For example, It has lots of legs” or Spiders can be hairy. Make sure you use fingers spaces, capital letters and full stops.

Friday

 

English

 

 

Read the tricky words again. Can you write the sentences from memory? Your grownup can read them to you.

Enjoy the ending of the story again. Can you change the ending? What might be in your bucket at the end, which might be hard to put back in? Should they have asked Billy first, before using his bucket?

Maths-

Can you recap what you have learnt this week? 

Can you use objects or a number line to find 1 or 2 less than any number to 20?

Can you count and write numbers up to 20?

Can you put amounts into 2 equal groups?

 

Topic

 

Can you make a model of a minibeast out of things you have at home? You could use cereal boxes, straws or paper.

We’d love to see some of them.  Please email photos to

foundation@whitemoor.nottingham.sch.uk

 

 

Week beginning 11th May 2020

 

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work, you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud. Here are some books to help:

Mad about Minibeasts, The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Superworm, The ladybird.

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Recap the sound igh. Can you read the words light, bright, right, might.  Can your Child write the sentence  The light is bright.

Maths-

https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/measuring-short-periods-of-time-in-simple-ways-reception-wk3-4#slide-2

Can you measure short periods of time? How many jumps, claps or movements can you do in 15s or 30s? which is longer or shorter?

Topic

 

Can you make a bug hotel? During your daily exercise find sticks, leaves or anything else bugs might like to make them comfortable.  When you get home, use them to fill a plastic cup or bottle.  This makes an ideal habitat for bugs.  Find an outdoor space (this could be a window ledge) to hang your bug hotel.  Hopefully, you will get some visitors!  Make sure you wash your hands afterwards.

 

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Can you write a sentence about the picture of Fred the Frog? E.g. Fred is with the dog. 

Maths-

  https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/counting-in-equal-groups-reception-wk2-4#slide-2

Can you count objects in equal groups and add them together. Use up to 5 containers to share numbers to 20 equally. E.g. 4 containers to share 8 objects equals 2 each.

 

Topic

 

Write a list of what you used to make your bug hotel. Do not forget to use your sounds. Maybe you could draw some pictures to go with your writing.

 

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Can you write a shopping list? Eggs, bread, pop, beans. Use the sounds you know so if your child writes bred or beens this is correct using the sounds they currently know.

Maths-

https://www.thenational.academy/reception/maths/pairs-of-legs-exploring-counting-in-pairs-reception-wk2-3#slide-2 Can you count in pairs of 2. If you do not have the internet access you can count objects at home in pairs such as socks, shoes, eggs in egg cartons.

 

Topic

 

Can you write or draw some instructions to help someone else make a bug hotel? Remember to use your sounds when writing words.

 

Thursday

 

English

 

 

Can you write a sentence about the picture of Fred the Frog?

Can you add more detail such as Fred is stuck in the brown pot and he needs help. He was planting seeds.

Maths-

Recap the learning you did yesterday. Can you count different objects in equal groups and add them together. Use up to 5 containers to share numbers to 20 equally changing the amounts. E.g. 5 containers to share 10 objects equals 2 each. Maybe use stones and sticks from the garden or snacks such as grapes.

 

Topic

 

Have a look inside your bug hotel.  Make sure you are really careful.  Can you write about anything you find?  Can you think of some interesting words to describe them?

 

Friday

 

English

 

 

Recap the sound ee. Can you read the words tree, bee, see, seed. Alongside the topic work of a nature walk, can you write the sentence I can see a tree and a bee.

Maths-

Recap the previous weeks learning of one more and one less. Using any objects (toys, snacks, stones etc) can you pick a number and ask the child to find one more or one less. E.g. one more than 8 is 9 one less is 7. Can you write these down?

 

Topic

 

As part of your daily exercise, see if you can find the following… a tree, a flower, rocks, grass, a pine cone, a bird and a log.

Maybe you could ask an adult to help you take photos of the things you find.

 

 

Week Beginning 4th May

All of the activities set do not need to be completed on a computer; however, we have added a website to help if you would like it. For the English work you can write the words on paper and ask them to read the words aloud.

 

Monday

 

English

 

 

Learn the set 2 sound ou for shout. Can you read the words out, shout, loud,round.  Can your Child write I can shout loud.

Maths-

Look at the word half. Can you halve a piece of fruit. Explore that half means two equal parts. https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p017kztf

 

Topic

 

Talk about spring. What happens in spring? Discuss how the animals are born such as lambs and chicks and how the weather begins to change. What signs of spring can you see in the garden/ local area? Here is a spring Cbeebies song https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/numberblocks-days-of-spring-song

 

Tuesday

 

English

 

 

Learn the set 2 sound oy. Can you read the words boy, toy, joy, enjoy.  Can your Child write I enjoy my toy.

Maths-

Help your child to name 2d and 3d shapes. Count the sides and corners. You can look around your house for shapes or watch the clips here to help. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjv39j6

 

Topic

 

Discuss what a lifecycle is. Here is a clip of the lifecycle of a butterfly. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/zxcmp39 Discuss how a butterfly starts as an egg becomes a caterpillar, then a cocoon and finally a Butterfly. The very Hungry Caterpillar is great for this too.

Wednesday

 

English

 

 

Recap the set 2 sound ay. Can your child read the words may, play, day? Write the sentence I like to play all day.

Maths-

Find one more of a number to 20 by counting on. You can do this with a number line, showing number flashcards or using objects such as toys or food.

 

Topic

 

Can you draw the lifecycle of the butterfly? You could also try other lifecycles such as chicks or frogs.

Thursday

 

English

 

 

Write a sentence about something you like about spring. E.g., I like to play outside. The grass grows long. The plants grow big. The chicks are born.

Maths-

Find one less of a number to 20 by counting backwards. Use a number line, jumps or objects.

 

Topic

 

Can you make some spring art? You could paint a spring scene or make a chick hatching from the egg as shown on Cbeebies. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/diy-crafts-with-evie-from-cbeebies-house

Friday

Bank Holiday

Week Beginning 27th April

 

Phonics and English

Go to the website https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Scroll down to Speed sounds practise sheets: Set 2

Read the rhyme, sounds and word for- oo (look at a book) ar, or, air, ir

Can you write some words with these sounds in? Now in a sentence e.g. my car will start

 

Maths

Can your child order the amount of spots on the ladybird from lowest to highest? https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/ladybird-spots

Can your child sort the money into the money box and recognise the British coins https://www.topmarks.co.uk/money/coins-game

 

Below are many Maths activities you can complete at home with your child. You can pick the activities that best suit your child.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/

 

Topic

Can you write a sentence about your favourite activity you have done at home? You can draw a picture to go with it.

 

Science

Can you find different objects in your house and describe what material it is made from? Is it hard, shiny, soft, and rough?

Now can you see if they sink or float? What can you tell about the objects that sunk?

Week Beginning 20th April

 

Phonics and English

Go to the website https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/reading-schemes-oxford-levels/read-write-inc-phonics-guide/

Scroll down to Speed sounds practise sheets: Set 2

Read the rhyme, sounds and word for-  ay, ee, igh, ow, oo (poo at the zoo)

Can you write some words with these sounds in? Now in a sentence e.g. May I play?

I can blow the snow.

 

Reading

Red Ditty reading books to match the sounds they have learnt are available as eBooks here:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/home/reading-site/find-a-book/library-page?view=image&series=Read+Write+Inc.

 

Now we are using the Read Write Inc program we will no longer be using bear words. However if you would like to still teach your child the high frequency tricky words the top 100 high frequency words for the end of year one are:

 

 the, and, a, to, said, in, he, I, of, it, was, you, they, on, she, is, for, at, his, but, that, with, all, we, can, are, up, had, my, her, what, there, out, this, have, went, be, like, some, so, not, then, were, go, little, as, no, mum, one, them, do, me, down, dad, big, when, it's, see, looked, very, look, don't, come, will, into, back, from, children, him, Mr, get, just, now, came, oh, about, got, their, people, your, put, could, house, old, too, by, day, made, time, I'm, if, help, Mrs, called, here, off, asked, saw, make, an.

 

Maths

Below is a range of Maths activities you can complete at home with your child. You can pick the activites that best suit your child.

https://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/early-years/ Some are based on Easter themes and some relate to books. They are good for your child to problem solve in a context.

 

Art/D+T

Can you colour or paint a picture of your favourite animal? Or if you would prefer you can make a model of it instead.

Week Beginning 30th March

English and Science

Look at the clips on CBeebies to watch Jess’ Mini-beast adventures. What mini-beasts can you find in your garden?

Can you write a sentence? E.g. I found a fly. The snail is slow.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/mini-beast-adventure-with-jess-snail-adventure

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/mini-beast-adventure-with-jess-water-boatman-adventure

 

Phonics

Watch Ruth Miskins Read write Inc Phonics lessons daily on her Youtube channel to help you learn more sounds to use in your reading and writing. We have been learning Set 1 sounds. Can you now learn the Set 2 sounds?

 

Maths

Can you take away one single digit number from another. You can use objects or record this on paper.

Start with amounts below 10 e.g. 10-4=

Now see if you can take away a single number from a number below 20 e.g 13-6=.

 

 

Week Beginning 23rd March

English and Science

Look at the link https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/how-does-your-garden-grow

Can you learn how plants and vegetables grow and write a sentence? E.g. The bean needs sun.

 

Phonics

Watch Ruth Miskins Read write Inc Phonics lessons daily on her Youtube channel to help you learn more sounds to use in your reading and writing. We have been learning Set 1 sounds. Can you now learn the Set 2 sounds?

 

Maths

Can you use your toys or any objects at home to add 2 amounts together to 20. Can you write these number sentences down?

 E.g. 9+4=     10+5=

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