I hope you are well, happy and smiley
I know you cannot be in school with us at the moment because you have to stay at home.
I have added some work below for you to keep you busy.
It is the same we are doing in class so you will not miss anything.
Keep safe, keep smiling.
Love from Mrs Martin
Below are a range of activities linked to our learning for the first half of this term. We start the morning with name writing and a bit of a warm up phonic and number flash cards.
Below are some links and websites to help you
You can play phonic games on the phonics play website
Top marks is a great maths website with lots of activities and games on to play
Watch alphablocks – initial sounds
Watch number blocks to develop number sense
Letters and sounds daily phonics Reception
Look on you tube for letters and sounds daily phonic lessons for phase 2
Type in to you tube letters and sounds for home lesson 1,2, 3, etc or use the address below.
S sound (see below link)
a sound ( see below)
t sound (see below)
p sound (see below)
i sound (see below)
Daily warm up activity
Practise writing your full name (first and last)
Sing along and learn the days of the week song. (see link)
Discuss the days-
What day is it today?
What day was it yesterday?
We will be investigating:
s a t p i n m d
sounds and finding objects that begin with the sounds. We will work on writing the sounds and playing I spy. We will go on a sounds hunt to find things that begin with each sound and match them to the correct letter.
We will use the sounds to build words for reading like; at, sat, sit, pin, nip, tin, pat, pan.
See link below for phonic songs
Can you play I spy for each of the sounds?
How many different objects can you spot for each sound?
Can you write the sounds?
What objects can you find around your house that begin with each sound? Can you draw them?
I have added some work below for when you are feeling better so that you can keep up with the class learning.
1. This half term we are looking at ourselves and our families. We will be talking about, drawing, and trying to write a list of the people that live in our house.
You could draw a picture of the people in your family and try to label them with your grown-ups help.
2. We will be reading stories about friendship and talking about our friends.
We will read 'What are friends for" See link below and talk about friends and friendships.
What do friends do?
What makes a good friend?
Who is/are your friend/friends?
What do you like to play with your friend?
How does your friend make you feel?
Can you draw or paint a picture of your friends and label them?
We will be working on our counting and number recognition. We will also begin to develop our number sense skills by finding and representing numbers in different ways.
Can you count and join in with the number song below?
Can you count the objects on the sheet below and find the number to copy?
We will be singing, acting out and sorting using number rhymes like five current buns and five little speckled frogs.
You can download the word document below or gather some objects around the house and get the children to count them. You could use crayons, cars, toy animals, coins, pencils or anything the children can pick up and move to count.
I have added a link to a usefule website for counting games and activities for the children to do.
Knowledge and Understanding of the World
We will be finding out about ourselves and our bodies. We will talk about how we change and develop as we grow up.
We will investigate and talk about the different parts of our body and what we use them for and we will investigate the senses.
What body parts can you name?
What do each part of your body do?
Can you play head, shoulders knees and toes?
Adults- You could change the body parts for the children to point to. Try it fast and slow. Can you catch them out?
Expressive Art and Design
We will be experimenting with colour. We will see what happens when we mix colours and investigate what colours we can make.
We will also be be painting self portraits.
Can you paint,chalk, make or crayon a picture of yourself?
Can you use a mirror to help you?
We will be working on our pencil control, cutting skills and movement and space skills.
Can you make a paper plate haircut?
If you do not have a paper plate then you could use the back of a cereal box or some paper.