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Monday 13th July - Wednesday 22nd July

The parks are now open for us to use which is very exciting. I’ve  given you some activities to do around parks. Hopefully during the summer holidays you will be able to go out with your family to the park.

English & Phonics

Phonics

Take your initial sounds blends sheets with you to the park. Look around you when you are in the park and name something you can see starting with your initial sound/blend-for example-Tr-tree  sw-swing

Writing

Take photos of a trip to the park. Print them off and sequence them in the correct order.

Using the template- Write your own story by labelling each photo.

Suggested stories;

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CQVS0ZJEBtc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yy6y38KJLgY

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMQC0GaP3hU

Maths

Shapes in the park

Using your basic shapes PDF-look around you when you are in the park. What different shapes can you see?

Percy the Park Keeper has some number activities for you to try.

Homework set on Education City

Science

Signs of summer

It is now officially summer. Using the signs of summer power point as a reference-look around you in the park and see if you can spot signs of summer

Do you remember growing your own sunflowers?

What happened? How did they grow?

See if you can complete the worksheet on the life cycle of a sunflower

There are also some sunflowers to colour.

This is a fun sunflower to make-follow the steps on Utube

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

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

Computing

Using the internet- and with the help of a family member-find out where your local parks are. What facilities do they have-would you like to visit them?

Use the PDF to make a list of the Parks you would like to visit.

You might also like to plan a day trip to a park further away.

Music

There are lots of fun songs to listen to involving a day out at the park.

Which is your favourite?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5mHE0mJyYdU

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7x5E6Ux_tCE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2Ji_UaOND8

Art

Design your own park.

What would you like to have in your own park? Swings, a paddling pool, a play house?

Using the template, and the some suggested ideas, cut and stick the things you would like in your park. You can also use a shop catalogue and cut our pictures from these.

PE

Golden Mile in my local park. Unfortunately some equipment in the park to help us get fit might not be open. So why not try doing Golden Mile in your park. You can walk it or run it!

If you can ride a bike you might like to do it on a bike.

 

Food Tech

Picnic in the park

We have had a few activities involving making things for a picnic so you should be well practised!

Plan a picnic for your family to take to the park.

Help a family member  to make something you are going to take-this could be cup cakes

You can follow the CIP recipes if you like

 

Please don’t forget to email any pictures, comments or work through to Ms Colvin or you can add comments and pictures on the Evidence for Learning app.

We can’t wait to see all the fun things you’ve been up to whilst learning at home!

Monday 29th June - Friday 10th July

Pirates

English & Phonics

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Phase 2 Activity sheet (See below)

Phase 3 Activity sheet (See below)

Writing their name – practice writing the letters of their first and second name with correct capitals and lowercase letters. Practice the correct movement pattern for each letter of your name.

Practice mark making by writing in shaving foam, sand or paint. Practice these by starting with full body movements, stretching your arms up high and “going all the way down” and moving your arms across your body.

Cutting skills (see the PDF below)

Pencil control sheet (See the PDF below)

Suggested stories;

Charlie Cook’s Favourite Book- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFu0i6rEEeM (See ALD board below) Use the ALD board to talk about who is in the story and what you can see. Maybe you can use the board to communicate what you think will happen next. Maybe talk with your family about who their favourite character from the story is. Make choices about which parts of the story you like or dislike.

Think back to world book day when we did this story in class. We acted out parts of the story in class- can you try and act out some at home? (for example hopping across the lily pads as frogs, or digging for buried treasure)

Penguins make bad pirates https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=usMEVqz4CrU

Pirate of the year https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/swashbuckle-pirate-of-the-year-story

Pirates love underpants https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QCQJEmSado

Pirate Petehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4pn-LWYZVg

Jake’s first day at school (pdf)

There are some English activities on EducationCity.

Maths

Practice your maths skills by working through some of the activities in the maths activity book (see PDF below). Some of the activities may be quite tricky- I wonder how far through the book you can get!

Pirates are not very good at sharing, look at the PDF “Teaching pirates to share” then practice halving treasure (See PDF’s below)

Use numicon number shapes (See PDF below) to arrange numbers onto the pirate hat. Look at what each numicon represents. Can you recognise “how many”? Can you find the same?

I spy and count to 20 (pdf)

Practice writing some numbers. Top tip, if you place the worksheets into a plastic wallet you can use the sheet like a whiteboard and rub the writing out and try again. (See number formation booklet PDF below)

Pirate addition (pdf)

Can you find the shapes hiding in the pirate picture? See if you can find circles, squares and rectangles. (See Spot the shape PDF below)

 

Science

Maybe you can make “Exploding” treasure chests https://fun-a-day.com/pirate-science-fun-exploding-treasure-chests/ it doesn’t matter if you don’t have a treasure chest mould- ice cube trays work just as well. Explore finding different objects. Discuss what you have found. Maybe you can sort objects after revealing them, by colour or material.

If you have a magnet at home, try searching for magnetic pirate treasure. Explore different objects around the house. Can you find any that “stick to” the magnet? What are these objects called? What materials are these objects made from? Can you make a prediction (a good guess) about whether an object will be magnetic or not? (See the Pirate science experiments PDF below)

Make Sensory tubs https://fun-a-day.com/sensory-pirate-activities/ explore and search inside. What can you find? What have the pirates buried? Can you bury an object for someone in your family to find? Can you think about different ways that you can get the objects out? What tools can you use?

Here’s a recipe for making Gold slime https://fun-a-day.com/super-easy-gold-slime-recipe/ I can’t wait to have a try making this!

Computing

Keeping safe online is very important. Here is the link to the new activity pack and video guide. https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=d422803b43-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_16_06_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-d422803b43-64861053)

Why not try playing some games on the computer or tablet to develop your computing skills. These games will help you to practice skills such as using a mouse, accurate use of a touchscreen and communicating your ICT preferences.

Spot the pirates https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/spot-the-pirates

Pirate puzzle https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/swashbuckle-jigsaw-game

Swash bubbles https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games/swashbuckle-swashbubbles

hungry pirates https://pbskids.org/peg/games/hungry-pirates

Music

Join in with singing and dancing to Portside pirates- barefoot books https://www.barefootbooks.com/kids/animated-videos/ I know this is a favourite in class.

The pirate life- GoNoodle https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V7Ew70w-zAM

Listen to the Cbeebies podcast- Rastamouse- Treasure map https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio/rastamouse-for-real-fm-treasure-hunt

Sea shanties and pirate musichttps://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/music-ks1-sun-sea-song-index/zr4x2sg There are lots of different music activities and songs on this website to help you channel your inner pirate

Pirates were at sea for a long time. To stop themselves feeling bored whilst they were sailing, they used to sing songs called Sea Shanties. Here are some popular songs. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-CuyLbC2TZo Do you like the music? Can you hear all the pirates joining in? Which piece of music was your favourite. You can join in with the music, by tapping your foot, clapping your hands, dancing, or maybe by tapping spoons or a drum.

Can you find any objects around the house that you can use as instruments i.e. spoons, pots, pans or tubs etc.?

Art

Every good pirate ship has a flag called the Jolly Roger, maybe you design your own ship flag (See PDF below)

Next you can dress up as a pirate, but you’re going to need a pirate hat, mask and jewellery (See PDF below)

You can practice your cutting skills treasure map (See PDF below)

Why not make your own pirate friend by making a cardboard tube pirate? (See PDF below)

Pirate sensory bottle https://fun-a-day.com/discovery-bottles-for-pirates/

Make salt dough doubloons https://www.hodgepodgecraft.com/how-to-make-giant-salt-dough-doubloons-and-a-no-mess-diy-jolly-roger-mini-flag-activity-for-a-pirate-party/

Gold Play dough https://www.fantasticfunandlearning.com/gold-play-dough.html

PE

Pirate warm up activity (See PDF)

Talk like a pirate game (See PDF)

Popcorn and the pirates- Cosmic Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T_0P5grVoyg

Pirate kids- Cosmic Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gldw-_9blXM

Walk the plank https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/the-lets-go-club-walk-the-plank-cool-move

“Aargh- robics” https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/swashbuckle-aaargh-robics-sketch

Food Tech

We wouldn’t like to cook the food that pirates ate, because that was DISGUSTING! So here are some much tasty pirate themed recipes instead;

Cheese and apple pirate ships (pdf)

Pirate biscuits (See PDF)

Fruity pirate ships (See PDF)

Pieces of eight cookies (See PDF)

Treasure island pizza

Pirate map wrap https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/swashbuckle-pirate-map-wrap

Please don’t forget to email any pictures, comments or work through to Mrs Appleton and Mrs Bartlett or you can add comments and pictures on the Evidence for Learning app.

We can’t wait to see all the fun things you’ve been up to whilst learning at home!

Monday 15th June - Friday 26th June

Our new topic is “Carnival”. We will be learning all about Brazil and the carnival in Rio de Janeiro. We will also look at the animals that live in the rainforests of Brazil, and the landscapes including the Amazon and the beaches.

English & Phonics

Party in the Jungle phonics songs- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KR-c0FXR9sA

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Find objects around the house that start with each letter of the alphabet

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Find objects around the house which start with letters of the alphabet

Find words in the book that start with specific letters.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z6h2mfr (Bitesize- Introduction to South America)

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07mv4b0/go-jetters-series-1-29-rio-de-janeiro-brazil (Go Jetters- Rio De Janeiro, Brazil)

Suggested stories;

The rainforest grew all around (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A8jR4FblssA) use the Rainforest ALD board (See below) to answer questions and order the events of the story

The monkey with a bright blue bottom (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTcoKXgSg50­)

The parrot Tico Tango (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wEUpTstRfZg)

Walking through the jungle (https://www.barefootbooks.com/kids/animated-videos/)

There are some English activities on EducationCity.

Writing their name – practice writing the letters of their first and second name with correct capitals and lowercase letters. Practice the correct movement pattern for each letter of your name.

Practice mark making by writing in shaving foam, sand or paint. Practice these by starting with full body movements, stretching your arms up high and “going all the way down” and moving your arms across your body.

Maths

Can you practice counting to 10 and 20 (See Counting up to 10, Jungle Animal Counting Cards, fingerprint counting PDF sheets below)

Listen to and join in with counting songs

Can you measure objects and put them into length order (use non-standard units of measurement i.e. amount of footprints, or number of blocks) (See Measuring snakes PDF below)

Have a look at some of the homework activities on Education City. You’ll need your log in to access this.

Science

Can you complete the Jungle quiz? (See Jungle quiz PDF below)

Try out the rain cloud experiment (See shaving rain clouds PDF below)

Watch the Rainforest virtual tour https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l_2B0rnFjyk What can you see? What can you hear? Did you see any birds or animals? What colours can you see? Would you see a polar bear in the rainforest? What animals would you see?

Brazil is a huge country with a varied landscape watch https://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/short-film-showcase/00000149-d459-d0c2-afef-f6db7aeb0000 to see some of the different landscapes (both natural and man-made). What landscapes can you see? Can you see the mountains and beaches? Do the landscapes look the same as our landscape at home? What is the same? What is different? Have you been to anywhere that looks similar?

Have a look at some of the homework activities on Education City. You’ll need your log in to access this.

Computing

Practice your click or switch skills by making choices about which videos you’d like to watch https://www.priorywoods.middlesbrough.sch.uk/page/?title=Madagascar+%2D+Move+It%21&pid=255

Practice your cooking skills by playing this cooking game - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games/my-world-kitchen-game

Go Jetters- Global grooves- Brazil- https://www.bbc.co.uk/games/embed/cbeebies-go-jetters-ivorgame?exitGameUrl=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.bbc.co.uk%2Fcbeebies%2Fgames%2Fgo-jetters-global-grooves%3Fcollection%3Dgames-you-may-have-missed

Justin’s House Silly Dress up- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games/justins-house-silly-dress-up-game-mobile (Hand held devices only)

Music

Join in and dance to the music of Rio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fVS-a5oeSMA&list=PL-EC7lBO3tT5eTNzcsRNKClHkZJXnOpLB 

Can you find any objects around the house that you can use as instruments i.e. spoons, pots, pans or tubs etc.?

Which one of the Rio soundtracks was your favourite?

Listen to the music “Carnival of the animals”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1L993HNAa8M Each section is about a different animal.

Can you hear which animal the music is describing? (See below for PDF on “Carnival of the animals” and for symbols of the different animals to help you choose)

Do you like the music?

Which section was your favourite?

How does the music make you feel?

Art

Maybe you can design a mask to wear in the carnival parade (See Design a mask PDF below for a template)

Practice your cutting skills and make an Amazon snake http://learncreatelove.com/paper-chain-snake-craft/

You can make a paper plate mask https://happybrownhouse.com/paper-plate-carnival-masks/#_a5y_p=4916544

Why not have a try at making your own parrot? https://iheartcraftythings.com/cupcake-liner-parrot-kids-craft.html

A rain-stick is great activity and you can use it for Well-being Wednesday too! http://jdaniel4smom.com/2015/05/here-is-how-to-make-rainstick-music-instruments-at-home.html

Shake those Maracas-  http://www.scribbleblog.com/shake-your-maracas/

Make your own instruments- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/cbeebies-house-music-kit

PE

Why not have a try at some Yoga and stretching with Calypso the flamingo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=96R059yOPVI

In Brazil, the people love to play football. Football- Can you practice your ball skills? can you practice kicking a ball? Passing the ball to a partner? Kicking the ball at a goal?

If your feet are feeling tired, you can try playing football, using your fingers! https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/balamory-footballfeet (Football feet­ Cbeebies) 

Or maybe you can play football using your mouth to blow the ball into the goal-  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIuoRJ2ta98 (Blow football)

In Brazil they love to dance, especially in the Rio de Janeiro Carnival. Join in with the carnival https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BitjDi7yeQ4 or use the movement cards (Lion movement card, animals movement cards, stretch cards and warm- up cool- down card PDF’s below)

Andy’s Wild Workout- Rainforest- https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmrxr/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-6-rainforests

The people of Brazil, also like to play volleyball on the beach. Why not try and play volleyball using a balloon. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZiDmwFWrGfE (balloon volleyball) for ideas on how you can play.

Food Tech

In Brazil, the people like to cook with strong flavours here some suggested recipes that you can try at home:

Aniyah’s Brazilian Feijoada- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/aniyahs-brazilian-feijoada

Elsa’s Guyanese Fish Cakes- https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/elsas-guyanese-fish-cakes

Brigadeiro (Chocolate Bons Bons)- https://www.littlepassports.com/blog/food/brigadeiro-recipe/

Brazilian Pão de Queijo (Cheese Rolls)- https://kidworldcitizen.org/brazilian-pao-de-queijo-cheese-rolls/

Please don’t forget to email any pictures, comments or work through to Mrs Appleton and Mrs Bartlett or you can add comments and pictures on the Evidence for Learning app.

We can’t wait to see all the fun things you’ve been up to whilst learning at home!

Monday 1st June - Friday 12th June

Hello everyone,  

I hope you are all safe and well. Below are a few more ideas for home learning that you might want to try. If you don’t – that is fine. Having spoken to most of you I know that lots of learning is taking place with your children helping around the house, cooking, baking, getting outside, going for walks,  gardening, playing games, being creative with art activities and watching TV as well as  the ideas I am sending you. So keep doing what you are all doing so well, and most importantly try to have fun with it.

I have included links to specific places to make it easier for you – maybe save them as favourites to make life easier for you to find again.

 

Online Safety

Below is a link to a really good Online Safety Resource – we have used this in school. Watch the video which has the ‘ funny tummy song’ in that your child should recognise and may be able to sing along to. Use the resource to check your child’s understanding of what they should do if they see some thing online that they don’t like.

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/jessie-and-friends-videos/

 

Bowling

Everyone loves bowling , but we cant go out bowling right now – why not bring the bowling home to you? Make your own bowling set with empty milk bottles, squash bottles, juice cartons or fizzy bottles . You can differentiate the game  -  the more water you put in them, the harder it is to knock them down. If your bottles are clear you can add food colouring to make it more fun. You can keep score ( maths skills)  Don’t use glass bottles! Use something to mark the floor where you are to stand so no one cheats!

 

Great big Bug Hunt 

I challenge you to find all 8 bugs in your garden over the next two weeks… a woodlouse, a bee, a worm, a spider, an ant, a caterpillar, a beetle and a butterfly. Can you find any different ones ? The CIP sheet is attached below for you to print and tick off.

 

Make your own assault course.

Either indoors , or even more room outdoors – get creative and make your own assault course. Use whatever you have – chairs , tables, benches, sheets, sticks or objects. Can you make something to go under, something to go over, some thing to walk along and something you need to move in and out of like a slalom? Challenge your family to see who can do the course the fastest.

 

I have set some more Homework tasks in Education city. Use your logins and go to the Homework section. If you have any problems contact me. For any of the attached worksheets where it asks your child to draw a line to match objects and this is difficult, I suggest you cut out the objects and ask them to match them that way.

Jack in the Box is a maths  activity that asks you to listen to a number between 1-20 and then choose that number on the screen that matches it. There is also an attached worksheet to develop your learning further in the same place

Tidy Times is a Science activity that asks you to identify which area the object or tool belongs to in the house from 2 different areas. There is also an attached worksheet to develop your learning further in the same place

Bath Time Bubbles is a phonics activity which asks you to recognise what the letter ‘b’ looks like and learn the /b/ sound. There is also an attached worksheet to develop your learning further in the same place

Farm Friends is an English activity that asks you to listen to a CVC word and then order the sounds in the CVC word. There is also an attached worksheet to develop your learning further in the same place.

Garden Bugs is an English activity asking you to listen to a story and respond to a story about bugs in a garden. There is not an attached worksheet for this activity. If you enjoy this story activity there are several others In the series :Garden Snail, Garden Spider, Garden Snail and Garden Ladybird.

English / letter formation – use the sesame street gang and trace the letter shapes online.

https://pbskids.org/sesame/games/letter-dance-party/

 

PSHE/PE  -  There is a great feel good song on the BBC site all about self-belief – called Believe. Follow the link below and get singing and moving along with the Supermovers

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-pshe-believe-with-naomi-wilkinson/zjchd6f
 

Relaxation/Meditation – why not try finding a nice quiet space, a cushion/ pillow and comfy blanket and listen to some of the links below that we have used at school for 5 minutes of mindfulness.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers/ks1-pshe-believe-with-naomi-wilkinson/zjchd6f  This one is called Flow -melting

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O29e4rRMrV4  This one is called Rainbow breath

 

Maths  - use your www.sumdog.co.uk logins and complete some maths activities.

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffeZXPtTGC4

 

Play phonics games online if you have access to a PC or tablet (note not all games will work on a tablet). https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

 

PE - Try Frozen: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure on www.YouTube.co.uk

 

English - Books Trust.org have some great books online , some with also include signing below are some links to ‘ A hole in the bottom of the sea’ and ‘The boy on the bus’

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/A-hole-in-the-bottom-of-the-sea/

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/the-boy-on-the-bus/

 

To practice our communication and music skills  please don’t forget to keep up your signing, if you like pop songs then go to www.YouTube.co.uk and check out Melody signs -  two new ones below for you.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SbHWM70WxOo&list=PL6srLzHWPCU2IHxAGc8s1VtayI32C6k0v&index=4&t=0s   Reach – S club 7

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mKk0fU3wLdM&list=PL6srLzHWPCU2IHxAGc8s1VtayI32C6k0v&index=34&t=0s – what makes you beautiful – One Direction.

Singing hands have made a brilliant ‘Where is Poppy ‘ video – just bit of fun – can you see how far Poppy has gone. Link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B02Lanl_pOc

In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Try ‘ we all go travelling by’ or ‘ the shape song swinglong’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSw50Jw0H34&list=PUf_8ZTFvJeS8U60W8C8PGhA&index=9 – We all go travelling by.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Umu58RxNL7I&list=PUf_8ZTFvJeS8U60W8C8PGhA&index=13- The shape song swingalong

www.twinkl.co.uk has resources to look at ,ebooks, resources to download and print on all the curriculum topics and is a free login now.

Take care and stay safe,

Mrs Appleton 

 

Monday 18th May - Friday 29th May

Hello everyone,  

I hope you are all safe and well. Below are a few more ideas for home learning that you might want to try. If you don’t – that is fine. Having spoken to most of you I know that lots of learning is taking place with your children helping around the house, cooking, baking, getting outside, going for walks,  gardening, playing games, being creative with art activities and watching TV as well as  the ideas I am sending you. So keep doing what you are all doing so well, and most importantly try to have fun with it.

At the bottom is a list of online activities and pointers to some that are class favourites or that I recommend you might want to take a look at. These are some that you may want to use to support their learning or to give you, as parents and carers some time to do the things that you also need to get done! I have included links to specific places to make it easier for you – maybe save them as favourites to make life easier for you to find again.

 

  • I have set you all some tasks on Education City www.educationcity.com 1 maths, 1 English and 1 Science.  Use your logins I sent you previously and look in the homework section. It should be in Appleton Class W/C 18/5/2020. I can see how well you get on and send you certificates in the post if you try really hard. Let me know if you need me to resend the logins!
  • I have set you 2 Lessons on www.readingeggs.com use your logins to complete the lessons.
  • There are Communicate in Print sheets below to support your child’s understanding and learning. There are also Parent Resource sheets labelled for each lesson to give you some guidance, support and ideas for the lessons.
  • Lesson 1 is called ‘What’s in the Lake’ and is about a Dragon
  • Lesson2 is called ‘A Royal Picnic’ and is about a Royal Picnic
  • You will need some additional resources:  scissors, glue and some old magazines or newspapers for pictures to cut out of food for the Royal Picnic lesson.
  • If you need me to resend you the login – please email me.
  • Go to https://pbskids.org/sesame/games/ and click on the icon that says ‘story book builder’ Here you can choose a character and it will write a story for you , each time you are asked what you want to happen next from a choice of two or three and it creates your own story. Let me know what story you created.
  • Go on a scavenger hunt outside – there is a copy a CIP scavenger hunt below. Can you find all the items on the list?
  • Make a birdfeeder out of an old toiler roll inner tube. Follow the instructions here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E_n3C3RseDA

 

Here is a list of websites, activities and links that you may like to try:

Nature  – How many of these animals can you name in this 7 minute clip of different wild animals?  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bLJw9yPusak

 

Maths  - use your www.sumdog.co.uk logins and complete some maths activities.

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ffeZXPtTGC4

 

Play phonics games online if you have access to a PC or tablet (note not all games will work on a tablet). https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

 

PE - Try Frozen: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure on www.YouTube.co.uk

Call and repeat songs on by Go noodle can be found on Youtube -  a couple we like:  the links below

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rm0LYLz1Wg this is Pizza Man

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1b6axyuaKcY this is Boom Chicka Boom

 

Books Trust.org have some great books online , some with also include signing below are some links to ‘ open very carefully’ and ‘Hairy Maclary’

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/open-very-carefully/

https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/have-some-fun/storybooks-and-games/hairy-maclary/
 

To practice our communication and music skills  please don’t forget to keep up your signing, if you like pop songs then go to www.YouTube.co.uk and check out Melody signs -  we really like Shake it off  By Taylor Swift and Roar by Katie Perry

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDJ0ET6tOLc Roar  - Katie Perry

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHTtyxo6L0g – Shake it off Taylor Swift

Singing hands have made a great version of ‘This is me’ from the Greatest Showman. Link below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpA7q2SIh2o

 

In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Try ‘ over in the meadow’ or ‘ hole in the bottom of the sea’

www.twinkl.co.uk has resources to look at ,ebooks, resources to download and print on all the curriculum topics and is a free login now.

Take care and stay safe.

Monday 4th May - Friday 15th May

Hello everyone,  

2 weeks ago I said  - “keep doing what you are all doing so brilliantly and keep sharing your ideas and completed activities with me” and you have! Below are a few more ideas to keep your learning at home going. Some of you may recognise some of the ideas as you have shared them with me and I’m sharing them with you all.

At the bottom is a list of online activities and pointers to some that are class favourites or that I recommend you might want to take a look at. These are some that you may want to use to support their learning or to give you,  as parents and carers some time to do the things that you also need to get done!

History/Geography /Communication–

Take a trip down memory lane - Get out some of your photo albums with your child. Can they recognise themselves and other family members in the photos? Can they put photos in chronological order? How different do people look now ? Are there any other things that are different ? Are the cars or clothes the same ? Can they identify and old photo and a recent photo?

Where were the photo’s taken? Can you find this on a map of the UK or on a world map?

What memories does your child have from the photos?

Design and Technology/problem solving/communication

Build a den either inside or outside. Use whatever materials you have to hand

The structure could be made out of tables , chairs, the sofa , broom handles or boxes

The canopy could be made out of sheets , towels, or outside a tarpaulin

Ways to tie it together – use pegs, string or rope

Have a teddy bears picnic or your own lunch in the den. Is it comfortable? Is it big enough for everyone? Is it water proof? Could you decorate it?

Food technology/Independence

Make a healthy recipe – ratatouille . This is a really easy recipe for children to make as it doesn’t matter too much if the pieces aren’t all the same size and the vegetables are soft and so easy to cut. You can swop ingredients about to suit your family’s taste too.  You can talk about fractions – half , whole, quarters. You can talk about same and different , where the food items have come from? Where do they grow ? Could you or have you ever grown any? What could you eat with this? Is this a vegetarian meal ? What does that mean?

2 large aubergines     2 red or yellow peppers

4 small courgettes     4 large ripe tomatoes

5 tbsp olive oil         1 medium onion, peeled and thinly sliced

small bunch fresh basil or Tablespoon of  dried basil or mixed herbs

3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed

1 tbsp red wine vinegar         1 tsp sugar ( any kind )

Tin of chopped tomatoes       Salt and pepper to taste

Chop everything up and put all the ingredients into an oven proof dish – give it a good stir and bake for about 45 minutes at 160 degrees. Send me a picture of your cooking !

Awe and Wonder/Science

Adults: get an egg and make a small hole in the top. Empty the egg out. Carefully put inside the egg a small objects that your child might like : small flowers? A tiny dinosaur? A tiny car? Some shiny jewels?  Then top it up with cold boiled water and put upright in the freezer. The next day give your child the egg to peel and find the amazing objects iced inside! How long does it take to melt? How can you get the objects out? How could they have got in there?

Here is the list of websites and links that you may find helpful.

Nature programme – Absurd Planet on Netflix. Interesting programme about quirky critters and mother nature.

Maths  - use your www.sumdog.co.uk logins and complete some maths activities.

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Play phonics games online if you have access to a PC or tablet (note not all games will work on a tablet). https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

PE - Try Frozen: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure on www.YouTube.co.uk

Reading at home, sounding out words and attempting to blend. Use Reading Eggs to complete the lessons and find books to read. www.readingeggs.com

www.storylineonline.net – great resources for stories read aloud by various well know people.

We have enjoyed ‘The library Lion’ and ‘ The kiss that missed ‘

To practice our communication and music skills  please don’t forget to keep up your signing, if you like pop songs then go to www.YouTube.co.uk and check out Melody signs -  we really like Shotgun by George Ezra and Black Magic by Little Mix .

 Singing hands have made a great version of ELO’s Mr Blue Sky on Youtube – check it out – it features lots people who love signing hands taking part in the song.

In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Try ‘Knick Knack Paddy Whack’ or ‘driving my tractor’

www.twinkl.co.uk has resources to look at ,ebooks, resources to download and print on all the curriculum topics and is a free login now.

Take care and stay safe,

from

Mrs Appleton 

Monday 20th April - Friday 1st May

 

I was going to give you all some subject specific ideas for learning but have realised from conversations I’m having with you all that the best way for you all to be learning is to choose some favourite activities that you really like doing and then incorporate some learning through that. This time there are some activity suggestions and then how you might like to expand on these and how they really do cover so much learning.

Keep doing what you are all doing so brilliantly - having fun with practical/ hands on, real life skill learning. Hopefully you will also make some happy memories to last through these very different times. Please keep sharing your activities and ideas with me too.

At the bottom is a list of online activities that you may want to use to support their learning or to give you,  as parents and carers some time to do the things that you also need to get done!

PE/HISTORY/GEOGRAPHY/MUSIC

Parents YOU choose your favourite songs from: maybe a little while ago! Put them on, start to dance and incorporate some history with your PE! Talk to your children and tell them when in your life this was a favourite song and why. Investigate lots of dances over time and see which ones you like or don’t like. Let me know if you find something that you think I might like …I’d be more than happy to accept a challenge from you too!

Choose some songs from different parts of the world, listen to them, dance and decide if you like them or not. Can you find the country they are from on a map? Or maybe just get a world map up on the PC and ask your child to point to a part of the world and find a song from there. Can you recreate any of the sounds from the music with objects from around the house?

PE/ICT/ART/DESIGN TECHNOLOGY/ SCIENCE

Go for a walk with an adult from your house – include some ICT here and get your children to take photos with your phone / an iPad / tablet and send them to me – don’t worry if they aren’t perfect  - we have practiced this at school with iPad and it’s a tricky skill to photograph something! There are lots of skills here – looking through the screen at what you want to take a picture of, holding it still AND pressing the button to capture the image.

What can you see on your walk- any animals? Are there any baby animals as it Spring? What can you hear on your walk? If you do take a picture when you are out can you replicate any when you are home? Draw, paint or use old magazines and cut them up to make a collage

When you get home maybe use BBC IPlayer to look up some nature programmes such as https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m00072mr/animal-babies-first-year-on-earth-series-1-episode-1

INDEPENDENCE/FOOD TECHNOLOGY/MATHS

Help out around the house, get dressed completely by yourself, make the bed, sort the washing, dust or vacuum.  Practice brushing your teeth, hair or tying shoelaces.  Empty the bins and wash your hands. Practice doing up buttons or zips. Help laying the table for dinner, help load the dishwasher or wash up.

Choose a simple recipe together and do some cooking, making or baking:  practice skill such as pouring and measuring - a good way to help children measure liquid into a measuring jug is to draw a very visible ring round the jug so they can see how far to pour up to. Use a felt tip and this should wash off. If you have dry ingredients measuring jugs, then this method works well here too.

If you have mechanical kitchen scales you can draw a line on these to help with measurements. If you have digital weighing scales your child will be unlikely to read the large number required for measuring, so you could pre weigh the amount and then pour it into a jug, draw the line round and then ask your child to fill to that line. This will all help with independence and self-esteem as they can do it themselves.  

Talk about where the ingredients come from, do they grow? Are they made? Do they come from an animal? Take your time and get your children to collect the ingredients needed – do they know where different items are stored? Can they put them away again?

Here is the list of websites and links that you may find helpful.

Maths  - use your www.sumdog.co.uk logins and complete some maths activities.

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Play phonics games online if you have access to a PC or tablet (note not all games will work on a tablet). https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

PE - Try Frozen: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure on www.YouTube.co.uk

Reading - Reading at home, sounding out words and attempting to blend. Use Reading Eggs to complete the lessons and find books to read. www.readingeggs.com

www.storylineonline.net – great resources for stories read aloud by various well know people.

In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com  go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Try ‘Journey home from grandpa’s’, ‘Up,Up,Up’ or ‘Hole in the bottom of the sea’

To practice our communication please don’t forget to keep up your signing, if you like pop songs then go to www.YouTube.co.uk and check out Melody signs and Singing hands : there are lots of popular songs all signed for you to sing along and sign too

 In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Try ‘Journey home from grandpa’s’ , ‘Up,Up,Up’ or ‘Hole in the bottom of the sea’

www.twinkl.co.uk has resources to look at , ebooks, resources to download and print on all the curriculum topics and is a free login now.

 

Monday 6th April - Friday 17th April

 

Your child’s individual reading eggs login is stuck in the front of their home link book.

Phonics – Reading at home , sounding out words and attempting to blend. Use Reading Eggs to complete the lessons and find books to read.

Jolly Phonics song - Sing the song and do the actions for each sound. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Qpn2839Kro

Play phonics games online if you have access to a PC or tablet (note not all games will work on a tablet). https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/list/phonics-games-phase-2

RE – Look at how Easter is celebrated around the world and try some of the activities –

In Germany people hang decorated eggs on trees outside  - called Ostereierbaum.

In Bermuda they fly kites to symbolise the rising of Christ.

In Scotland they roll boiled eggs down a slope to see which egg rolls the furthest – this symbolises the stone rolling away from the tomb.

In the USA they roll eggs through grass using long handled spoons in a race .

Science – We have previously been learning about different materials and their properties. Can your child identify the material  and then find an object in the house or garden made from wood, metal, glass or plastic. Can they describe the properties of the material ? Is it shiny? Hard? Can you see through it ? Rough? Smooth ? If you would find it helpful I have made a key word/ symbol and sign sheet for you to use for this topic – please find it at the bottom of this page . 

English and Communication – Use Reading Eggs, log on and complete the lessons, tests, and any allocated activities.  Use the Reading Eggs library to read books and answer the quizzes. A previous topic has been funny stories – try finding some books on you tube and let me know which stories you like or find funny so we could share them .

In our class we love the site  www.barefootbooks.com    go to the ‘ for kids ‘ section and Animated Singalongs which are all based on books . Port side pirates is a firm favourite.

To practice our communication please don’t forget to keep up your signing, if you like pop songs then go to YouTube and check out Melody signs and Singing hands : there are lots of popular songs all signed for you to sing along and sign too.

Maths – we have previously covered fractions : whole ,half and quarters of both a shape and small numbers ( up to 20 max). Use the symbols and signs and then try cutting whole shapes ( bread/ toast/ playdough) into half and then quarters  - remind them that the portions need to be the same. Do the same with numbers and physically share out the objects  - one for you , one for me. Use maths in practical situations – ask your child to lay the table for dinner  - how many people are there in your household? how many  knives , forks will you need ? how many would you need if one more person came for dinner ? didn’t want dinner ?  If you would find it helpful I have made a key word/ symbol and sign sheet for you to use for this topic – please find it at the bottom of this page . 

PE – Use Go-Noodle, create a personal account and get moving! Try Banana Banana Meatball by Blazer Fresh ,  Milkshake  by Koo Koo Kangaroo or Baby Shark by Moose Tube .

Try PE with Joe Wicks  on YouTube

Try Frozen: A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure on YouTube

If you have a garden – get outside and  play with a ball – practice your co-ordination skills – sending and receiving  a ball with your hands or feet.

Go for a walk with an adult from your house.

Food Tech – Baking at home , or help prepare the dinner J Help wash up ,dry up / load the dishwasher.

Design Tech – decide on an object to make and then use any clean rubbish to junk model this.

Independence and Personal Skills – Help out around the house, get dressed completely by yourself, make the bed, sort the washing, dust or vacuum.  Practice brushing your teeth, hair or tying shoelaces.  Empty the bins and wash your hands. Practice doing up buttons or zips. Help laying the table for dinner , help load the dishwasher or wash up.

ICT – Remember that anything with a switch or that you can turn on or off is ICT so can you practice using the toaster with a grown up to supervise you . Continue to use Facetime/Skype to communicate with other family members.

Last but not least ……….try to enjoy and have fun with your learning. Try to find learning in the everyday activities that you all naturally enjoy doing , don’t get in a pickle or stressed about any of the above – they are intended as suggestions and not a prescription. All of your mental health and well being is far more important. Take care and stay safe.

 

Monday 23rd March - Friday 3rd April

 

Your child’s individual reading eggs login in stuck in the front of their home link book.

Phonics – Reading at home, sounding out words and attempting to blend. Use Reading Eggs to complete the lessons and find books to read.

RE – Easter, recount the story of Easter and how we celebrate. Create some Easter crafts or paint some eggs. Bake hot cross buns.  Think about what the egg and the cross represent.

Sciencehttps://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z6svr82

Our current topic is light and dark – use a torch / mirrors / reflective materials to see how light affects these in light and dark

English – Use Reading Eggs, log on and complete the lessons, tests, and any allocated activities.  Use the Reading Eggs library to read books and answer the quizzes. Our topic is poetry – can you read some poems- recognise rhyming sounds. Can you think of words that rhyme?

Maths –. Identify silver / bronze coins: identify,  name and count coins , ‘pay’ for items or be the shopkeeper and give change.  Find ‘shapes’ around the house, how many can you list? Count sets of objects- add one more or take one away – how many left? Have sets of objects and estimate how many there are and then count to see who was closest. Play card games.

PE – Use Go-Noodle, create a personal account and get moving!  Email your level up certificates to show me your progress.

Food Tech – Baking at home , or help prepare the dinner J Help wash up ,dry up / load the dishwasher.

Design Tech – decide on an object to make and then use any clean rubbish to junk model this.

Communication – Use Newsround to play ‘In the News’ and get talking about the news stories and what types of news they are.  Practice your Makaton signs and make a list of new ones you want to learn, or look them up and teach me them back at school.

Independence and Personal Skills – Help out around the house, get dressed completely by yourself, make the bed, sort the washing, dust or vacuum.  Practice brushing your teeth, hair or tying shoelaces.  Empty the bins and wash your hands. Practice doing up buttons or zips.

IT – Identify all the ICT equipment in your home and write a list, demonstrate how to use items safely and correctly.  Think about technology other than just screens like iPads and computers, what other technology do we rely on? Use Facetime/Skype to communicate with other family members.

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