Year 1

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Bored of computer screens? Pick an activity from here! Stuck inside? Have a go at one of these!

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Week 1 (23.03.20 – 27.03.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Number hunt: what numbers can you find in your house? Can you find all the numbers from zero to twenty? Try writing these numbers in your scrapbook, for example the numbers on a remote control or a clock. Can you find numbers on shoes, on food in the cupboard or in the fridge?

Reading: Watch I Need My Monster on YouTube and write a few sentences using adjectives to describe your ideal monster.

Writing: Write a story about how this banana grew to be so big. Big Banana.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Complete the number bonds task on MyMaths. Then have a go at this number bonds game.

Reading: Listen to the story ‘Stop Telling Fibs’. Have a go at finding all of the rhymes from the story using this checklist.

Writing: Write a story that includes your favourite fictional characters.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Draw a number line to 20. Play ‘race to zero’ with a family member. Use cards or get your family member to say numbers 1-6 if you do not have any dice.

Reading: Read our poem of the week ‘Carrot Nose‘. You can practice this poem each morning after your Joe Wicks workout.

Writing: Play this phase 3 phonics game. Write each of the words in your home learning book and get a family member to check your spelling.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Count in fives up to 50. Write these numerals in your home learning book. Challenge yourself by going up to 100 and counting backwards in fives from 100. Use this hundreds chart to help if necessary.

Reading: Listen to ‘Grubby Gertrude‘ by David Williams.

Writing: Write about a time when your room has been messy. Use adjectives to describe some of the items in your messy room.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Sums investigation: Tear or cut four small pieces of paper. Write the numbers 12, 15, 19, and 24 on these pieces of paper. Put these pieces of paper into a hat or bucket. Pull two of the pieces of paper out of the hat and add them together. Write the number sentence in your book e.g. 13 + 14 = 27. Do this a few times. Stop and Think. How many different sums can you get from pulling these number cards out of the bag? How do you know you have all the possibilities? Try this with the numbers 2, 4, 5 and 9 if you are finding the other numbers too challenging.

Reading: Read your favourite book to somebody else that is at home with you.

Writing: Watch ‘Lost and Found‘ by Oliver Jeffers. Create a missing poster for the penguin to help it find its way back home. You can use this template to help you. Remember to use lots of adjectives to describe the penguin to give it the best chance of being recognised!

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Week 2 (30.03.20 – 03.04.20)

Day 1: Complete your work in your home learning book

Maths: Find the missing number bond in this activity. Draw the numicons and write the number sentence in your home learning book. Get a family member to help if you are finding it tricky.

Reading: Read our poem for the week ‘Spring Wind‘ – practice this poem once a day!

Writing: Write three sentences about what you did or are going to do today. You could do this daily and keep a diary of your home learning experience.

Mindfulness: Try using these shapes to help you control your breathing. Use this video to help guide you on each exercise. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Art: Try some of these drawings. You could draw new a animal each day. Have a go at creating your own hand art animal and email a picture of your drawing to your teacher.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 2

Maths: Pick a number from 1-9. Start on that number and count in tens to 100. For example 2, 12, 22… Write these in your book and see if you can count backwards from your final number.

Reading: Play ‘Picnic on Pluto‘. Remember, Obb eats the fake words and Bob eats the real words. Try to play the phase you are on for phonics. If you can not remember what phase you are on, just select phase 2 or 3.

Writing: Create your own comic book strip by drawing similar boxes to these in your home learning book. Draw a picture in the top box and write a sentence in the smaller box below that goes along with the picture. Once you have finished creating your comic strip, read your story out to someone in your house and show them your amazing pictures and writing!

Mindfulness: Try yoga, meditation or mindful observing. You could have a go at all three throughout the week. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 3

Maths: Write these numbers into your home learning book and complete the number sentence. For example, 8(eight) <(is less than) 10(ten). Or, try it with your own numbers but don’t forget that crocodile always eats the bigger number! Get somebody in your house to check your work.

Reading: Read along with Kyle Pryor as he explores the crazy world of ‘Hairy Maclary from Donalson’s Dairy‘ by Lynley Dodd.

Writing: Design a new toy using at least two materials (you can get a list of materials here). Give your new toy a name, draw it. Then write a few sentences about what it is and what it does. Maybe you could include which of the five senses you were thinking of when designing this toy. Make sure you include lots of adjectives!

Mindfulness: Write down three things you are grateful for. For example, I am grateful for my Dad cooking me dinner. I am grateful for my sister playing games with me. I am grateful for the beautiful weather. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 4

Maths: Count in twos to 100. Writes these numbers into your home learning book. See if you can count backwards from 100 in twos.

Reading: Watch the animated version of everyone’s favourite book ‘The Gruffalo‘ by Julia Donalson.

Writing: Help an adult in your house cook a meal. Learn the recipe and write down a list of ingredients needed to make that meal.

Mindfulness: Challenge yourself to do three acts of kindness for others in your home today. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.

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Day 5

Maths: Write numbers from 1 to 20 in numerals and words. Use this sheet to help with spelling.

Reading: Read ‘Oh No, George!‘ by Chris Haughton.

Writing: Write some sentences on what you think George does at the end of the book. Does George go into the rubbish bin? Has he learnt his lesson?

Mindfulness: Draw three things that make you happy. Remember you can use any of the activities given to you throughout the week at anytime you need to calm or ground yourself.

Wider Curriculum: Over the next few weeks, pick a selection of the tasks from the Home Learning Matrix.

Finished? Want More? Click one of the subsections on the sidebar to see a list of websites and additional tasks for Reading, Writing and Maths.


Holiday Activities:

Every been to Disneyland before? Relive your experience here or try the rides for the first time.

Learn how to draw your favourite Disney characters here.