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Home learning activities

Thursday 2nd April

 

Good morning. Thank you to everyone that has been sending in pictures of their challenges from home, it’s been really great to see the things that you have been doing.

Today your learning challenge is to make a card for Superworm to send to his friends to say thank you.

 

I look forward to seeing your cards.

Wednesday 1st April

Good morning. Today’s learning challenge is to make some Superworm repeated patterns. You may want to make a worm template, then either by using wool or cotton, wrap it around the worm using different colours to make a repeated pattern.

If you do not have any wool, you may choose to draw a picture of a worm and paint or colour the worm using different colours to make a repeated pattern. How many repeated patterns can you make? Below is an example of what you could do.

Tuesday 31st March

Good morning. It has been great to hear that lots of you are enjoying our story this week. Today your daily challenge is to re read the story of Superworm. Discuss the main characters in the story. Are they heroes or villains? Why? Discuss what happens to the characters in the story. The online link to the book is below.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0keNDquvZEE

 

Your learning challenge today is to see if you can design a superhero costume for Superworm to wear. You might want to do a picture, make a collage or make something. I have attached a superhero mask template that you may want to use to help.

 

I look forward to seeing what you make.

Monday 30th March

 

Good morning, hope you are well. This week our learning will focus around the story Superworm by Julia Donaldson. 

Here is a link of a reading of the story for you to watch 

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0keNDquvZEE

 

Your learning challenge for today is to make a list of words and phrases that could be used to describe Superworm. You might want to describe the way that he looks or his personality and what kind of character he is. Challenge - Can you compare these to other descriptions of superhero characters that you may know?

I look forward to seeing what you come up with.

 

Below is a range of printable resources you may want to use.

Friday 27th March: British Values Day

Friday 27th March: British Values Day 1

Today your challenge is to investigate British Values: here are some ideas 

  • Democracy: you could hold a family vote (about what to eat, what to watch on TV, what book to read etc)
  • Rule of Law: you could make a new game with your own rules to follow or follow someone else’s rule to play a game.
  • Individual Liberty: making choices for yourself and being independent. Why not make your own lunch today?
  • Mutual Respect and Tolerance: share your toys or treats with someone else today.

 

To link to our story about Nell you could also investigate police dogs using the ideas below.

  • Find out about how dogs help the police.
  • Think of some questions to ask a police dog handler?
  • Use your own toy dogs to make a story about a police dog.
  • Design or make something which might help a police dog - maybe something they could carry or wear

Esspresso and Cbeebies have some resource’s including videos about police dogs which you could look at. Here are some examples:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/watch/p01snnfj

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/biggleton-character-songs-liam

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/findoutmore/find-out-more-police

 

 

Thursday 26th March: Shape Detective

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Thursday 26th March:  Shape Detective  4

Reread the story with the children. Using pictures from the book as a prompt talk about some of the problems Nell has solved.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ45DlB7tEs

 

Nell would like some help, someone has been stealing shapes with only straight sides.  Can you help her to find some things which would be these shapes?

 

You could make a shape collage, draw some shapes with straight sides, collect toys or objects with straight sides, go on a shape walk around your garden and take photos of things with straight sides. Or find another way to investigate shapes with straight sides.

 

Here are some websites with games and resources to support learning about shape.

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

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

https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/gz2bzz9dmy?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fcbeebies%2Fgames%2Fpostman-pat-pats-parcel-sort

I have added some printable resources for you to choose from if you wish.

Espresso also have resources to support this learning: please see the list of websites for details of address and login

Take this learning further:

  • Use masking tape, lollipops, matchsticks or straws to make some shapes with straight sides.
  • Make some shape pictures or do some shape printing

Wednesday 35Th March: Sniff, Sniff, Sniff ! Smell Detective

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Wednesday 35Th March: Sniff, Sniff, Sniff ! Smell Detective  3
Wednesday 35Th March: Sniff, Sniff, Sniff ! Smell Detective  4

Reread the story with the children talking about events, characters and setting.

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ45DlB7tEs

 

Nell has a very sensitive nose and can identify everything. Your challenge today is to investigate some different smells. See if you can match different smells to pictures or food packets. You could make some smelly playdough, find some different smelling plants, make some smelly potions, create smelly paints or find some other ways to test your sense of smell!

Take this learning further:

  • Learn more about the nose and how we smell. What other senses do we have?
  • There are some great websites with ideas about senses, here are a few examples.

https://picklebums.com/experimenting-with-things-that-smell/#_a5y_p=2678170

https://handsonaswegrow.com/non-touch-sensory-activities/

https://theimaginationtree.com/scented-puffy-paint-recipes/

https://handsonaswegrow.com/non-touch-sensory-activities/

Espresso also have resources to support this learning.   Please send your learning activity pictures, videos etc to class Dojo portfolio or messages.

 

Tuesday 24th March: Character Detective


Your challenge today is to tell us all about the character of Nell. Reread the story with the children. Using pictures from the book as a prompt, talk about some of the things we know about Nell. The online link for the book is below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ45DlB7tEs

Think about what she looks like and what characteristics she has (e.g good sense of smell, likes to read stories, friendly, solves problems). Talk about the adventures she has.

Possible questions to ask: What kind of a character is Nell – good or bad? Hero or villain? What adventures does she have? How do we know this? What does she do to solve the problems? What does she do that makes her special? What is she good at?

To take this learning further you could:
• Draw/ paint or make collage pictures or model of Nell
• Create a wanted poster and then use full sentences to describe Nell and what she is like.
• Make a video for a news report about Nell and her amazing sense of smell.
• Make crime scene for Nell to investigate (who has stolen all the crisps/ biscuits etc)
• Become a detective and solve your own mystery!

Or you could come up with your own ideas!
I have added a PDF with some ideas for this book in the resources section below  if you want to look for more activities to try.   Remember to let us know what you get upto

 

 

Monday 23rd March: Rhyming Detective

 

Good morning- this week we have planned our learning around the book ‘Detective Dog’ by Julia Donaldson.

Here is a link to a reading of the story on you tube:

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RQ45DlB7tEs

 

Look at the story together and talk about the characters, pictures and events.

Notice that this book is a rhyming book.  Your daily challenge is to investigate word that rhyme.  Here are some ideas and resources to help you.

 

 

 

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 Billy Goats Gruff Challenge

Over the last 2 weeks we have been reading the 3 Billy Goats Gruff.  Your challenge this week is to design something which will help them cross the river. You could choose to make or draw your design.  You might choose a boat, raft, bridge or some kind of flying machine to get across the river!  You might find a way to capture the Troll or Trick him! Maybe you can think of a different way?  Please send us pictures of your creations on Do-Jo.  


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