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Summer Term Weekly Challenges!


Work to do at home! – PDF

Staying at home
Everything is very different right now and I know it can be confusing. Reminding ourselves that what we are doing is for the best and not forever can be useful.
Here is a short symbol explanation that might be useful to read through as a family.  Stay at home.pdf

Time

To support you when working with time, here is a video of some way we look at time in school and a clock template which you can print off to help to practice reading and making the time on!

Clock Template – PDF

Time Video – Youtube

Week commencing 20th July 2020

Well everyone, we are finally there! The last week of home school/part time school.
Here are your final activities.

I have been overwhelmed with how well you have taken to home schooling and the amazing things you have done! Well done you and well done parents, you have done a super job at home schooling. The things that you have done with your children and how they have been able to continue to learn at home has been a joy to see!

Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – Make a picnic that you can share with your family at home, in the garden or to take to the park. We’d love to see a picture.


Writing task
This week the writing task is to make a wanted poster for Mr Fox. Once you have read the story, you will see what Mr Fox has been up to. Work with Boggis, Bunce and Bean to try to catch him. He could have even tried to steal your family picnic!
You could also write some character descriptions for the characters from the story too.
FMF Writing – PDF
FMF – character descriptions – PDF


Maths task
This weeks maths tasks looks at using money in different contexts. You could even go out and have a go in the shop and adding and subtracting money when buying things.
Money Jars counting in 2s – PDF
Ice Cream Change – PDF
Adding money picnic – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice Picnic – PDF


Reading task
This week we are reading Fantastic Mr Fox. Have a go at reading the first two chapters and then answer the questions. If you have the book at home you could even read all of it.
FMF book – PDF
FMF – reading – PDF


Art task
This weeks art task is to create a picnic. Have a go at drawing and designing a picnic.
Picnic – PDF


Explore task
Try to make a parachute for a toy at home. You could see how high it can fall from and how long it takes to reach the ground.
Toy Parachute – PDF

Week commencing 13th July 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – Write a letter or a card to someone you haven’t see in a while. It would be great if you could post it as well, I am sure they would love to receive something through the post box!


Writing task
This week the writing task is to write a letter. The sheet below explains what to include and who you could write it to.
Maybe someone at home? Family who you haven’t seen in a while? A friend that you have missed? You could post it through their door or even in the post box or wait till you see them next.
Writing Task – Letter – PDF


Maths task
This weeks maths tasks looks at different word problems. Work out the operation needed and solve the problem 🙂
Word Problems 1 – PDF
Word Problems 2 – PDF
Word Problems 3 – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice Letter – PDF


Reading task
This weeks reading task is about around the world in 80 days. You could look up how long it would take to travel around the world in 80 days now.
Or even how long it takes a letter to travel the world.
Reading Letter – PDF


Art task
This weeks art task is to represent the letters of the alphabet a images. Can you spell out your name? You can use animal or objects that begin with that letter and draw, paint or make a letter.
Art Letter – PDF


Explore task
Get ready to make an explosion. Hint: This is definitely an outdoor experiment — it can get messy. Eye protection is recommended. Pick up some Mentos and Diet Coke to get started.
Explosion – PDF

Week commencing 6th July 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – This week the challenge is to cook or decorate a cake. Can you make your favourite muffins, cook your favourite cake or decorate a biscuit?


Writing task
This week we are reading the story “The Twits – by Roald Dahl”. In the story Mrs Twit make spaghetti out of worms!!! I would like you to have a look at some f the food in your house and write alternative descriptions from them. What do they look like? One example has been done for you on the sheet.

You could then have a go at writing the character descriptions for the characters. If you read the story below first it will help you (Under the reading task section)
There is also a fun word search to try.
The Twits Food – PDF
Character descriptions – PDF
The Twits Word Search – PDF


Maths task
This weeks maths tasks look at money, addition and subtraction.
Money Jars counting in 5s – PDF
Money Jars counting in 10s – PDF
Bake Sale Subtraction – PDF
Code Breaker – PDF


Cooking task
Here are some simple recipes if you decide to bake a cake at home.
Cakes – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice Twits – PDF


Reading task
This week we are reading a few chapters from the book “The Twits – by Roald Dahl”. Here is an extract from the story with some comprehension questions.
The Twits NP – PDF
The Twits Q – PDF


Art task
This weeks art task is to design a cake with different layers. Maybe you’ll have a layer of feathers or mud or glitter? How creative can you be?
Art Task: Cake – PDF

Week commencing 29th June 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – This week the challenge is to design a self-portrait. Using paint, art materials or anything you have at home make a portrait of yourself. Have a look in the mirror to make sure you really capture what you look like.


Writing task
This weeks challenge focuses on ‘me, myself and I’. The writing task is for you to write about yourself, your family, things you like doing and what you are good at.

About Me – PDF


Maths task
This weeks number challenges test your number still when looking at sums in different contexts.
Pack 2 – PDF
Pack 3 – PDF


Explore task
This weeks explore task will show you how to write secret messages. Follow the recipe and write a message for someone to read at home.
Secret Message – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Self – PDF


Reading task
In the news you may have heard about people protesting about equal rights. As we are looking at ourselves this week, I thought we could learn about someone else and their life. The two tie perfectly in together as Lewis Hamilton, who you will learn about when reading, was the first black racing driver in Formula 1. He continues to succeed in his sport (No.1 in the world) and has inspired others to pursue their dreams.
Lewis Hamilton – PDF

For further information and discussion points that explain about what has been happening in the world recently follow the link below to Blue Peters website. Below the video are lots of other links to support discussion and help you find out more.

Advice for helping to stop racisim – Website

Blue Peter – How you can help stop racism
All of us on Blue Peter want our world to be a place of peace and kindness, which means doing our bit to stand up and speak out against racism and being kind to everyone. In this video, Richie and Mwaksy share their personal experiences of racism and along with Lindsey, give some advice about how you can play your part in ending racism for good.

www.bbc.co.uk


Art task
This weeks art task is part of the weekly challenge.
Have a look in the mirror and then recreate your self-portrait.
If you have paint at home use paint to create a self portrait of yourself. If you don’t have paint use any other resources you have to a self portrait.
Self Portrait – PDF

Week commencing 22nd June 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – This week the challenge is to create some natural art. Go outside and collect some interesting objects. Can you find stones, leaves and twigs? Use these to make an original piece of art.


Reading task
This weeks story is the Snail and The Whale. Have a go at reading the story and then answer the comprehension questions below.
The Snail and The Whale – PDF
Questions The Snail and The Whale – PDF


Writing task
This weeks writing task focuses on the story ‘The Snail and The Whale’. You can use the images attached or draw your own to create a comic book strip. Draw or use the images in the top box and then write what is happening in the box below. You could see if you have other comic books in your house or research them online and see what they include in their stories. You could even design you own comic book strip using a story that you create yourself.
Design Your Own Comic Strip – PDF
Comic Strip Images – PDF


Maths task
This week in maths we’re going to refresh our knowledge of a variety of maths skills that we have been learning about. Have a go at this maths pack.
Pack 1 – PDF


Explore task
This week we are thinking about natural resources/nature. Have a go at making your own Lava Lamp. Which colour will you choose?
Lava Lamp – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Snail – PDF


Art task
This week art task is part of the weekly challenge. Using natural materials that you have at home or in your garden create a picture/image of your choosing.
Natural Art – PDF

Week commencing 15th June 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge – This week the challenge is to have fun with water. If the weather in nice why not get out in the paddling pool or if not try some water based activities at home.


Reading task
This weeks reading task is about taking care of a dog. One things dogs need as well is a bath. Why not try to give a toy a bath or a dog … if you have one.
Taking Care of a Dog – PDF


Writing task
This weeks writing task focuses on bossy words (imperative verbs). Have a go at building the sentences and then make your own advert for a babysitter. They try some descriptive writing about different story settings.
Imperative Verbs – PDF
Story Description – PDF


Maths task
This week in maths we’re going to refresh our knowledge of number. Have a go with these different number problems. They will become more difficult as you go through them. Have a think about place value and use resources from your work from home packs to help you.
Maths Task 1 – PDF
Maths Task 2 – PDF
Maths Task 3 – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.

1. Study a word.
2. Say it aloud a few times.
3. Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
4. Write the spelling next to the original word.
5. Check their version to see if they got it right

Spelling Practice – PDF


Art task
This week art task is to look at cave drawings and make your own. You could copy the ones on the images of animals or pretend you are in a cave now and need to record what life looks like currently for people to see in the future. What would you show them about the world now? What do you enjoy? What technology/resources do we have now? Get creative, I can’t wait to see them. You could even draw them onto rocks or bury them into a time capsule.

Lascaux Caves – PDF

Week commencing 8th June 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Weekly Challenge
This week we are looking at books and stories… I have chosen Charlie and The Chocolate Factory for us to look at.

Reading task
Here is an extract of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Please try to read it or read with your family and then have a go at answering the questions.
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory – PDF
Questions – PDF
Word Search Charlie and The Chocolate Factory


Writing task
This weeks writing task focuses on Charlie and The Chocolate Factory. I would like you to imagine that you have found a Golden Ticket and write a descriptive piece about how you would feel finding the Golden Ticket, what you would do and what might happen.
Charlie and The Chocolate Factory – PDF
Golden Ticket – PDF


Maths task
Have a go look at lengths. Start with ordering the Caterpillars and then comparing the lengths of the animals on animal measuring. Then have a look at measuring items around the house and also draw different lengths of lines using a ruler.
Finally, challenge yourself with the tricky chocolate task thinking about cm and half cm.
Ordering Length – PDF
Measuring Animals – PDF
Draw and Measure Lines – PDF
Tricky Chocolate – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice Chocolate – PDF


Art task
This week the weekly challenge is to design a book cover. Have a go at using objects around the house or drawing one. You could even dress up and pretend to be the character and make the photo into the book cover. Get creative, I cant wait to see them. They will be shared in a weekly challenge video so please send them in by Thursday if you are happy for them to be shared on social media.
Book Covers – PDF

Week commencing 1st June 2020

WELCOME BACK, I HAVE MISSED YOU ALL!
Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk

Writing task
This weeks writing task will focus on Superheroes. Use your knowledge of capital letters and full stops to make the sentences and use the words to write your own super sentences. Then put your learning to the test and write your own super hero paragraph. For the story descriptions, use the words in the box to help you write a descriptive narrative for the pictures. Make sure you use capital letters and full stops in your neat writing.

Super Sentences – PDF
Story Descriptions – PDF


Maths task
Have a go with these money tasks, they look at different coins and adding coins together. You could even practice with real coins.
Start with ‘Ice Cream Costs’ then move down the activities as they get trickier.
Ice Cream Costs – PDF
Money Jars – PDF
Piggy Banks – PDF
Tricky Money Jars – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice – PDF


Reading task
Here is a short story with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully, you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
The Runaway Iceberg – PDF


Art task
This week I thought you could try some illusion drawings. Follow the instructions to make your own illusion piece of artwork. Choose some of your favourite colours for it. You could try it with pencils, pens or paint. See which looks the best, I can’t wait to see them!
Illusion – PDF

Week commencing 18th May 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk


Writing task
This weeks writing task focuses on poems and story descriptions. Use rhyming words to fill in the poems. Why not then read them to your family. For the story descriptions, use the words in the box to help you write a descriptive narrative for the pictures. Make sure you use capital letters and full stops in your neat writing.

Poems – PDF
Writing Task – Story Descriptions – PDF


Maths task
Have a go with positional language. Try the activities below. You could even design a treasure map for your family to follow, or do practical work outside and follow directions from others.
Start with ‘Where is the Fox’ then move down the activities as they get trickier.
Maths Task – Where is the Fox – PDF
Maths Task – Position Objects – PDF
Maths Task – Pirate Directions – PDF
Maths Task – Practical Position – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task
Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice – PDF


Reading task
Here is a short story with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully, you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
Reading – Beach Habitat – PDF


Art task
This week I thought you could try some paper folding art and practice your fine motor skills. There are lots of animals to choose from to make from paper. You can use any paper or newspaper that you have at home. Just make sure you always start with the correct shaped paper as shown in the instructions.
Art Task – Origami – PDF

Week Commencing 11th May 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk


Writing Task

This weeks writing task focuses on Captain Tom Moore. Many of you will know Tom Moore and how he raised raised over £30,000,000 for the NHS. He also turned 100 last week. This weeks writing challenge is to make a newspaper article about Tom Moore and his achievements. It would be a good idea to research him online to help you with your news article.
Learning from home – Tom Moore – PDF


Creative Writing task

Have a go at using the words at the top of the page to write descriptions of the pictures. Write in full sentences. Remember your capital letters for the beginning of sentences and full stops for the end. Remember to only use capital letters at the beginning of sentences and names of people, places and days of the week. Remember finger spaces and neat handwriting.
Story Descriptons – PDF


Maths task

This week I have a challenge for you…. It is to learn about halves. Below is some documents to help you. Start by talking through what a half is using the halving explained document. Then make some halves with the pictures on the next document. After that you can transfer your learning to numbers.
See what you can find around the house that you can share in half, or when making the dinner see if you can help cut food in half.
Halving Explained – PDF
Making a Half – PDF
Halving to 20 – PDF

Now lets try it with quarters. Start with the document that explains in and then have a go at some of the activities in the file called Finding a Quarter. You could see what you can share into quarters around the house. Remember each quarter must be the same size!
Quarters Explained – PDF
Finding a Quarter – PDF


Phonics/Spelling task

Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
1. Study a word.
2. Say it aloud a few times.
3. Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
4. Write the spelling next to the original word.
5. Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice – PDF


Reading task

Here is a short fact sheet about penguins with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully, you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
Penguin – PDF


Art task

One of our writing tasks this week looks at different stry settings. For your art task, I would like you to design your own story setting. Around your house find different art materials or recycle objects into a creative story setting. Using what you know about settings and some of the descriptive words from your writing task make a story setting of your choice. You could even add descriptive labels using the words you have been practising spelling.
Story Setting – PDF


Week Commencing 4th May 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk


Writing task

This weeks writing task focuses on video games. I know a lot of you at home enjoy playing video games, so why not try designing your own and reviewing a video game that you play. There are lots of activities are research opportunities. You do not need to print the sheets off if you do not want. Have a look at what it is asking you to do and write some sentences about what you find out. Use this website to find the news story.
Learning From Home, Video Games – Website
Learning From Home, Video Games – PDF File


Creative Writing task

Have a go at using the words at the top of the page to write descriptions of the pictures. Write in full sentences. Remember your capital letters for the beginning of sentences and full stops for the end. Remember to only use capital letters at the beginning of sentences and names of people, places and days of the week. Remember finger spaces and neat handwriting.
Writing Task – Story Settings – PDF File


Maths Tasks

Maths task
Have a go at solving some word problems.
You could even write some of your own for your family to try.
Maths Task – Word Problems 1 – PDF File
Maths Task – Word Problems 2 – PDF File
Maths Task – Word Problems 3 – PDF File


Phonics/Spelling task

Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
Study a word.
Say it aloud a few times.
Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand.
Write the spelling next to the original word.
Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling List – PDF File


Reading task

Here is a short story with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully, you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
Reading – Birds – PDF File


Art task

Our Reading task focuses on birds. Try to make a collage picture of a bird or birds on a wire. Use different paper or fabric clippings to make your design.
Art Task – Bird Collage – PDF File

Week commencing 27th April 2020

Here are some activities for this week. You can still use your work from home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk


Writing task

This weeks writing task focuses on the news and animals. There are lots of activities are research opportunities. You do not need to print the sheets off if you do not want. Have a look at what it is asking you to do and write some sentences about what you find out. Use this website to find the news story. It is all about a black Rhino. https://www.picture-news.co.uk/discuss/2020-04-03/
Learning From Home – Animals In The Wild


Maths task

Have a go at counting in 2s, 5s, and 10s.
Once you have tried those, use what you have learnt to complete the Maths Task – 2,5,10 jars. You will need to use your counting in 2s, 5s and 10s to work out the values in the jars.

Counting in 2s
Counting in 5s
Counting in 10s
2, 5 and 10 Jars


Phonics/Spelling task

Use the look, say, cover, write and check to practice spelling various words. Then try writing them into sentences in your handwriting books.
1 – Study A Word
2 – Say it aloud a few times
3 – Cover it up with a piece of paper or their hand
4 – Write the spelling next to the original word
5 – Check their version to see if they got it right
Spelling Practice


Reading task

Here is a short story with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully, you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
Reading – The Zoo Vet


Art task

Have a go at junk modelling. Use recycling around the house to make different animals. I can’t wait to see your creations!
Art Task – Box modelling

Thank you as always, you’re doing a great job!

Samantha Howells


Week commencing 20th April 2020

Hello Hawthorn, I hope you had a happy and safe Easter Holidays and had lots of opportunities to make memories with your families at home. I have put together some activities for this week. You can still use your work form home packs and access any other ideas that were on here previously.
Please email me any work or photos of what you have been doing at home. I love seeing them! Also still use Evidence For Learning if you can. Any questions or additional support email me on … samantha.howells@ashlea.notts.sch.uk


Writing Task

Make a time capsule of what has been happening in the world. Include photos, drawings and feelings. This is an example of things to include. If you want to make your own that is also great!
Time Capsule


Maths Tasks

Have a go at telling the time and some number bond challenges. They get trickier as you move through the tasks.
Telling The Time
Telling The Time 5 Minute Challenge
Number Bond Challenges


Phonics/Spelling Task

Try reading these High Frequency words. You could write them into your handwriting books to practice your handwriting skills or put them into sentences. Many of them are our phonics tricky words so you may not be able to sound them out. Try remembering them through sigh reading. A good idea is reading the word, saying it three times and then writing it without looking at it. This helps us to remember it. Keep practicing this skill.
Phonics Spelling


Reading Task

These are 2 short stories with comprehension questions at the end. Try reading it by yourself and sounding out words that you come across. An adult could read the questions to you at the end for you to answer. Hopefully you have remembered what you have read and can answer those tricky questions.
Jack and the beanstalk
The Enormous Turnip


Art Task

Have a go at Shadow Drawing. Find a favorite object and draw around its shadow. You could then decorate it using paint, crayons or collage. I can’t wait to see your creations!
Shadow Drawing


Weekly Chore Chart

Being at home is a great time to learn how to look after the house and learn some new life skills. Why not make a chore chart? There are some activity examples but feel free to add your own to your chart.
Weekly Chore Chart


Great Phonics Games

Here are some of the online games we play at school.
https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-3
Alien Escape and Yes/No Yeti are some of our favorites. How fast can you complete them?


Maths Ideas

Top Marks is a great online resource for various maths activities. Try out some coin sorting or problem solving.
Let me know how you get on! Can’t wait to see how many you try at home.
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/5-7-years/counting


Outdoor Learning

Try and make a bug garden to look after the wildlife in your garden. I would love to know which bugs come to stay!
Bug Garden.pdf


Check out the following Youtube links for some exciting fitness videos

Just dance is a great way to get moving indoors, dancing along with some of our favorite songs.
Cosmic yoga is a great way to stretch and focus on mindfulness and relaxation.
Click here to access the just dance channel. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0oefYX4YxrPA-abpa8Is2A
Click here to access the cosmic yoga channel. https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga