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Friday 3.4.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Watch Alphablocks https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jDvRFLPxnPM

2 - Write as many words that rhyme with ‘cat’. Can you use them to write a silly poem?

3 - Colouring castle 2Do on purplemash.

4 - Pick a country. Find out 3 things about it.


Thursday 2.4.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Play sleeping lions. How long can you stay still for?

2 - Play SimpleCity Zoo 2Do on purple mash.

3 - Practise counting in 2s, 5s and 10s you can use the videos below to help.




4 - Search for the words ‘there, here, where, were’ in a story book. How many could you find?


 Wednesday 1.4.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Phonics ie,ea,oy quiz 2Do on purplemash

2 - Hide a piece of treasure in your house. Draw a map or write instructions about how to find it.

3 - Make some stick puppets and act out a show. You could write a script if you want to.

4 - Have a teddy bear’s picnic.


Tuesday 31.3.20

Here are our suggestions for the day:

1 - Use objects to count in 2s (pairs of socks are good for this!)

2 - 2Do Design an Easter Egg.

3 - Play some games on phonicsplay.co.uk (username: march20 password:home) We have learnt up to phase 5.

4 - Do a cosmic kids yoga video. We have attached a couple to choose from.




Monday 30.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Ask a grown up for a job for the day. (washing up, cleaning the floor, sorting toys, helping with dinner)

2 - Watch Into the Forest by Anthony Browne https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjgugbdwvMY   One night a boy is woken by a terrible sound. A storm is breaking, lightning flashing across the sky. In the morning Dad is gone and Mum doesn't seem to know when he'll be back. The next day Mum asks her son to take a cake to his sick grandma. Don't go into the forest, she warns. Go the long way round! (www.goodreads.com). What other fairy tale character could the boy meet? (e.g Rapunzel, Robin Hood, Aladdin) Draw a picture and write about them.

3 - Write 6 words using the ‘air’ sound. Can you use an original thing to write with? E.g. paper clips, strips of paper, ketchup?

4 - Play hide and seek.


Friday 27.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Design/make an Easter bonnet – you could use pillow cases, paper or an old hat. We would love to see your Easter bonnet creations, take a photo and email them to us!

2 - Make a den using pillow and blankets and read some of your favourite stories.

3 - Go on a shape hunt. What 3D shapes can you find? What 2D shapes can you find? If you like you can record it in your home learning book.

4 - Play tricky trucks https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/tricky-trucks?phase=5


Thursday 26.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Bond bubbles 2Do on purple mash https://www.purplemash.com/login/

2 - Play some games on phonicsplay.co.uk (username: march20 password:home) We have learnt up to phase 5.

3 - Make a story book.

4 - Have a disco in your living room. Play some music, play music statues, best dance move.


Wednesday 25.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Do some boogies




2 - Read your favourite book and answer the questions below in your book. Who is the author? Who is your favourite character and why? What is your favourite part?

3 - We have attached a phase 5 phonics mat. Can you write a word for each sound? You can either print out the phonics mat to write on or write them straight into your home learning book.


4 - Play the Great Fire of London game http://www.fireoflondon.org.uk/game/


Tuesday 24.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Do this Joe Wicks workout https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mhHY8mOQ5eo

2 - Build the tallest tower you can. How can you measure it?

3 - Phonics oe, au, ey quiz 2Do on purple mash. (click on 2Do and click start) https://www.purplemash.com/login/

4 - Draw a house that was destroyed in the Great Fire of London. You could use 2 paint on Purple Mash or draw it in your home learning book. 

Monday 23.3.20

Here are our suggestions for today:

1 - Use purple mash to go on our class blog and say hello (click on sharing, then shared blogs, then click on your class. To post something click on the green add symbol)

2 - Draw a picture of somebody important to you and write some sentences about them.

3 - Go into the garden and go on an insect hunt. You could draw pictures of what you find or take photographs or look up some insects in a book or online and draw what you find.

4 - Find three things in your house that use the a-e. (cake)

Any work you do can be done in your home learning book. We have attached a lego challenge that can be ongoing through your time at home. We will be setting some 2Dos on purple mash but please feel free to explore the site and do any activities that you would like.

Edinburgh zoo have a live webcam to look at the animals. Here is the link. https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/webcams/panda-cam/