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Year R

Wednesday 1st April

Good morning, it’s the first day of April today, so happy new month!

1. Reading: I’d like you to read your Phase 3 tricky words lots of times today (the purple flash cards in your pack). When an adult has tested you and you know them all, try the Phase 4 ones (green cards in your pack).

2. Writing: Use your diary to draw a picture of your something outside. What can you see? If you’ve got a garden, draw a picture of something you like to look at. Maybe a plant or flower, a tree, a garden ornament. Write a sentence to describe it. What colour is it, does it have long or short leaves? Is it tall or short?

3. Phonics: Complete the ai and ee sheet. If you need to refresh your memory, watch Mr Thorne does Phonics ai and then ee on YouTube. They are only 5 minutes each, then complete the worksheet. t-t-775-ai-and-ee-sounds-matching-activity-activity-sheet-ver-3.pdf

4. Maths: Complete the last ‘Farm Subtraction’ sheet in your pack. Remember, you can cross out the pictures if it helps you to take away.  T-N-5204-Farm-Subtraction-Sheet-ver-1-2.pdf

5. Topic: Have you got a pet? If not, does any of your family members or friends have a pet? If not, what pet would you like to own? Draw a picture of the pet your have or your friends/family have or you would like to have. Write its name underneath.

6. Physical development: Log onto YouTube and dance to ‘Heads, shoulders, knees and toes.’

If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy work Cycling.

Gross motor skills Koo Koo Kano Roo - "Dinosaur stomp" (YouTube).

Fine motor skills Hole punch paper, thin card or leaves, then thread wool/string through.

Listening Sing rhymes with actions.

Have a lovely day, from Mrs Cook x

Tuesday 31st March

Good morning! Have a lovely day today.

1. Reading: Did anyone have a look at the Oxford Reading Owl website? I could see lots of amazing books to read in your book band colour. Maybe try it today if you have finished your home reading books?

The website Oxford Owl has free ebooks available for children to read. You just need to register for free with your email address then to access them all you need to do is go to the website, click ‘ebooks’, then ‘ebook library’, then ‘levels’, then ‘book bands’. You are then free to choose a book that your child can hear being read or read themselves. There are activities to do on each book too. 

2. Writing: Use your diary to draw a picture of your favourite room in your house. Write a sentence describing why it is your favourite room? Do you like the colour on the walls? Is it full of your favourite things? Is it a quiet room? 

3. Phonics: Complete the Phase 3 Phonics Picture Activity. You will recognise the first sheet as we have already done this at school. Most of you need to try it again to get all the words spelt correctly. Then try the second one. The answer sheets are attached so an adult at home can mark it. Please ask them to put your answers on Tapestry so I can see your work!  t-l-8760-phase-3-phonics-picture-activity-sheets-ver-1.pdf

4. Maths: Complete a second ‘Farm Subtraction’ sheet in your pack. There are two left to do but just do one today. Remember, you can cross out the pictures if it helps you to take away.  T-N-5204-Farm-Subtraction-Sheet-ver-1-1.pdf

5. Topic: Can you set a farm up at home and play with it? If you haven’t got any farm small world animals, can you use teddies. I want to see a picture of you playing today. 

6. Physical development: I want you to help an adult with some housework today. Ask them for a cloth and wipe some surfaces, or help them to peg the washing out? You can pick all your toys up and tidy your room.

If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy Work Sweeping with broom.

Gross motor skills Run/play chase round the garden.

Fine motor skills Join paperclips together to make a chain.

Listening Walk round the house, what objects can you find that start with “S”.

Have a lovely day, from Mrs Cook x

Monday 30th March

It’s a new week, well done for all your hard work in week one. I have loved seeing all your photos on Tapestry. Miss James and I have written replies to you. Keep uploading; I can’t wait to see all your home learning this week!

  1. Reading: I’d like you to read 5 pages of your home reading book today. If you have read all your home reading books, ask an adult to put ‘Oxford Owl Register’ into a search online. Register and browse all the free resources for Reading, including ebooks! Just match the level to your child’s reading book band.
  2. Writing: Make a family tree. Who is in your family? Use your diary to draw pictures and ask an adult to help you to write the names of your family members.
  3. Phonics: Log onto YouTube and watch Mr Thorne does Phonics ar. Complete the worksheet ‘oo and ar words’. If you don’t have a printer, you can look at the worksheet on a screen and write the answers on a piece of paper  T-T-773-oo-and-ar-Sounds-Matching-Activity-Worksheet.pdf
  4. Maths: Complete a ‘Farm Subtraction’ sheet in your pack. There are three to do but just do one today. Remember, you can cross out the pictures if it helps you to take away  T-N-5204-Farm-Subtraction-Sheet-ver-1.pdf
  5. Topic: Draw a picture of your favourite farm animal. Write the name of the animal underneath. What food does it eat? Did we see your favourite animal on our trip to Church Farm?
  6. Physical development: Just get outside in the garden today for 20 minutes. See how many times you can run from one end of the garden to the other, before you get out of breath. If you don’t have a garden, or one you can run in, run up and down the stairs, or up and down the front path.

If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy work Pull themselves across a smooth floor using their arms.

Gross motor skills Sticky Kids - "Zoom to the moon" (YouTube).

Fine motor skills Peel and stick stickers.

Listening Mr Thorne Does Phonics “S” (YouTube).

 

Have a lovely day, from Mrs Cook x

Friday 27th March

Happy Friday everyone. That’s nearly a full week at home, well done!!

1. Reading: Find your favourite story book in your house (if you do not have one, use a school reading book) Find a quiet place or just turn the TV off. Ask an adult to read it to you.

2. Writing: Draw a picture from the story you have just listened to. Can you write a sentence to describe what is happening in your picture? Ask an adult to take a photo of your picture and upload it onto Tapestry so I can see it.

3. Phonics: Log onto YouTube and watch Mr Thorne does Phonics oa.

4. Maths: Complete another one of the ‘Farmyard-Themed addition up to 20’ sheets in your pack. (There are still 2 to do, just do 1 today). Ask an adult to photograph your sheet and upload it onto Tapestry so I can see it  T-T-7486-Farm-Themed-Addition-Up-to-20-Activity-Sheet-ver-2-1.pdf

5. Topic: Colour in the horse and cut it out. Make sure you cut it out by yourself and try to stay in the lines  t-t-289802-farm-colouring-cutting-and-sticking-activity-sheet-.pdf

6. Physical development: Log onto YouTube and dance to ‘Baby Shark!’

If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy Work Cycling

Gross motor skills Balancing on a plank or stepping stones

Fine motor skills Fill containers with rice/pasta or water using a teaspoon

Listening Jolly Phonics Songs (YouTube

Thursday 26th March

Good morning everyone. I hope you all had fun doing your home activities yesterday?

1. Reading: Read 3 pages of your reading book to an adult. Can you spot any tricky words in your book and tell someone what they are?

2. Writing: Complete the ‘Farm Animals’ sheet with the missing labels. Copy the label from the list and write it next to the correct farm animal picture  t-e-613-farm-animals-activity-sheet.pdf

3. Phonics: Log onto YouTube and watch Mr Thorne does Phonics igh.

4. Maths: Complete one of the ‘Farmyard-Themed addition up to 20’ sheets in your pack. (There are 3, just do 1 today). Ask an adult to photograph your sheet and upload it onto Tapestry so I can see it  T-T-7486-Farm-Themed-Addition-Up-to-20-Activity-Sheet-ver-2.pdf

5. Topic: Colour in the chicken and cut it out. Make sure you cut it out by yourself and try to stay on the lines. Give your chicken a name and write it on the back.

6. Physical development: Log onto YouTube and dance to ‘Jack Hartman number bonds to 10!’

If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy Work Watering the garden with large watering can or bucket

Gross motor skills Playing skittles

Fine motor skills Mark making with pencils, crayons, paint or pens

Listening Numberblocks (YouTube)

Wednesday 25th March

Good morning everyone. I have some new activities for you to do at home today ;-)

1. Reading: Read the Phase 3 Tricky word cards put into your home learning pack (the purple ones) Ask an adult to check you’re reading them correctly.

2. Writing: Complete the ‘Missing letters alphabet grid’. You don’t have to cut out the letters and glue them, you can just write them into the spaces on the grid.

3. Phonics: Log onto YouTube and watch Mr Thorne does Phonics ee.

4. Maths: Complete the second sheet in your pack ‘Farm Counting’. Ask your adult to photograph your sheet and upload in onto Tapestry so I can see it.

 5. Topic: Colour in the duck and cut it out. Make sure you cut it out by yourself and try to stay on the lines.

 6. Physical development: Log onto YouTube and dance to the 1-20 song!

 If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy Work Digging in wet sand or mud

Gross motor skills Painting fence or wall with water

Fine motor skills Scissor practice (cut different materials eg paper, card, playdough)

Listening Sing rhymes with actions

Tuesday 24th March

Good morning everyone. I hope you are all OK and aren’t too bored yet? I have some activities for you to do at home today ;-)

 1. Reading: Read 3 pages of your home reading book to an adult. Tell your adult what has just happened and what might happen next? If it is an information book, show your adult where the contents page is.

 2. Writing: Use the felt tip pen I put in your folder and practise writing your name on your name card. Start on the green dot, finish on the red dot.

 3. Phonics: Log onto YouTube and watch Mr Thorne does Phonics ai.

 4. Maths: Complete the first sheet in your pack ‘Farm Counting’. Ask your adult to photograph your sheet and upload in onto Tapestry so I can see it.

 5. Topic: Complete the sheet ‘Farm Animals and their matching Babies’. Draw a line to match the mummy with their baby and colour the animals in. Remember to use realistic colours, we don’t have purple pigs remember! Ask an adult to photograph your sheet and upload it onto Tapestry so I can see it.

 6. Physical development: Log onto YouTube and dance to ‘Shake Your Sillies Out.’

 If you have been asked to work on specific development areas with your child, please see the tasks below:

Heavy Work Bouncing (if possible) using a space hopper or trampoline

Gross motor skills Throwing/catching/kicking a ball

Fine motor skills Pick sequins/dry rice up off the table and put into a pot

Listening Read a story together - discuss the pictures