Day 20 (Tuesday 2/2) – Lockdown blog

February 1, 2021 at 3:32 pm

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Daily challenge

Today we though we would think about people who help us. Here are some tasks for you to complete.

Phonics

We had a super day yesterday. We read lots of words that begin with ‘ch’. Today we are going to write some words that begin with ‘ch’. Can you think of any words that end with the ‘ch’ digraph.

Maths

Today we will be continuing to learn about doubles! Please have your day 20 sheet ready for the live session. Learn more about doubles by watching this doubles numberblocks episode!

Songs and stories

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Expressive Arts and Design

Can you draw a picture of someone who helps you? You can add labels or a sentence to say how they help you. We can’t wait to see how you get on.

Nursery Learning

What is the weather like today?

Rhyming is a very important part of reading so here is a rhyming story for you to listen to. Can you fill in the rhyming words?

Another fun activity as part of Phase 1 phonics…

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Day 19 (Monday 1/2) – lockdown blog

January 29, 2021 at 2:38 pm

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Daily challenges

This week is National Story Week so we though it would be a good idea to join in. National Storytelling Week is a week for celebrating storytelling and encouraging people to tell their own stories.

Have a go at re-telling your favourite story. You can amend it in any way you like to add an extra bit of excitement and make it your own. Enjoy telling your stories and have fun adapting them. Think big!

Phonics

Today we are going to be looking at the phoneme ‘ch’. We will focus on reading words that begin with this digraph.

Maths

Today we are going to double numbers up to 10! You will need your day 19 maths sheet and 10 objects of you choice. Can you join in with this doubles rap?

Stories

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Expressive Arts and Design

Can you draw the characters from your favourite book and make them into puppets? You can re-tell your favourite story using them.

12 CREATIVE SELF-PORTRAIT ART PROJECTS FOR KIDS

Nursery Learning

Can you buckle your shoe?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-one-two-buckle-my-shoe/zkvtqp3

Here is a phonics game to play listening to the initial sounds of words. can you play I-spy with your family?

Keeping active is really important so have a go at our latest Write Dance activity…

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Day 18 – (29/1) – lockdown blog

January 28, 2021 at 3:35 pm

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Daily challenge

Today, during phonics, we are looking at the letter shapes q and u. A word that comes to mind that begins with ‘qu’ is quiz. We thought it would be a good ideas to set you a challenge of completing the following quiz. There are ten questions in total. Have fun.

Phonics

Yesterday we were reading words that begin with the ‘qu’ phoneme. Today we are going to write some words that begin with those letter shapes. Good luck.

Maths

Today we are going to find ways of making number 8. For todays live session you will need 8 objects and your day 18 maths sheet. Can you join in with the number bond song below?

Stories and songs

Fine motor skills

Sing along to the potato song and try to follow the actions. The more times you play it, the better you will become. Good luck.

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Say hello to your friends and enjoy another story with Mrs Dennison at 2pm. https://meet.google.com/vbv-xywm-abh

Expressive Arts and Design

Can you make a crown and become a king or queen for the day?

This weeks photos

Nursery Learning

Today’s counting rhyme is about a flying saucer. You could also re-listen to the story ‘Whatever next?’

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-five-little-men-in-a-flying-saucer/z6qgscw

Stop and go! Is this fast or slow?

Here is a number song to join in with…

Can you count to 10?
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Day 17 (28/1) – lockdown blog

January 27, 2021 at 5:29 pm

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Daily challenge

Today we would like you to get creative. Think about your favourite character from a book. Can you create that character using items found in your home? Here are some examples.

Phonics

Today we are going to be learning to read words with the grapheme ‘qu’. The ‘q’ and ‘u’ letter shapes are always found together at the beginning of a word. They are like two best friends! Can you think of any words that begin with the ‘qu’ phoneme.?

Maths

Today we will be practising our number bonds to 7! For the live session you will need your day 17 maths sheet and 7 objects. Can you join in with this number bonds song too?

Stories and songs

Fine motor skills

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Scavenger hunt!

Nursery Learning

I hope you don’t bounce on the bed like these monkeys…

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-five-little-monkeys-swinging-from-a-tree/z6x9382

What can you hear in today’s listening game?

Can you be a big blue whale?

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Day 16 (27/1) – lockdown blog

January 26, 2021 at 4:25 pm

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Daily challenge

Can you complete Andy’s wild workout? Today he is exploring rainforests. I wonder what he might bump into? Click on the link below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/p06tmmvz/andys-wild-workouts

Phonics

We are learning another tricky word today. We are looking at tricky word ‘he’. Can you think of any sentences that include the tricky word ‘he’?

Maths

In todays lesson we will be focusing on numberbonds to 6. How many ways can we make 6? Can you form the number 6? For todays live lesson you will need the day 16 maths sheet and 10 objects.

Songs and stories

Fine motor skills

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Scavenger hunt!

Nursery Learning

Here is an action rhyme to get your fingers and body moving. Developing fine and gross motor skills aids writing later on.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-one-finger-one-thumb-keep-moving/zbtj47h

Here is another listening game to help develop auditory discrimination skills…

Today you can move as if you have a hot potato in your hands…

And finally a game to play all about the numbers up to 5…

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

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Day 15 (26/1) – lockdown blog

January 25, 2021 at 4:03 pm

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Daily challenges

Can you complete Andy’s wild workout? Today he is meeting creatures that come out at night time! Click on the link below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tmnby/andys-wild-workouts-series-1-5-night-time

Phonics

When you are practising the formation of the ‘zz’ phoneme remember you need to write two letter shapes together. Good luck.

Maths

Today we are going to focus on numbers 11-20. We will practice counting different amounts and forming the numbers. For today’s live session you will need 20 objects of your choice (this could be as simple as 20 pieces of pasta) your 10 frames and the day 15 maths sheets for after the lesson.

Songs and stories

Fine motor skills

Reading

Please read daily by logging onto http://www.getepic.com/student. Simply enter your teacher code and select your name.

You could play a game on phonics play! Log in for free with the username: jan21. Password: home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ . You should also receive a reading book inside your pack.

Scavenger hunt!

Nursery Learning

Our Nursery Rhyme today involves counting. Can you support your child to put one more finger up each time a number is said?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-1-2-3-4-5-once-i-caught-a-fish-alive/zdy6jhv

Something else fishy…

This story is a favourite in Nursery. After you have listened to it have a walk around your house to see which sounds you can hear. Can you hear some other sounds as well?

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