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Week 3 - 20/04/20

Maths activities for the week:

This week we are looking at Pattern making, children should be able to copy, continue or create a simple pattern. Children could create a pattern by drawing, painting, using household objects (plates, cups, pasta).

 

E.g. smileysmileyheartsmileysmileyheart

 

Activity 1: Make a linked sequence using only your body. E.g. clap, tap your head x2, stamp and REPEAT.

 

Activity 2:Using coloured paper, cut out some mosaic squares and use them to make a tile pattern as seen below. 

 

 

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Activity 3: Provide a selection of fruits cut up into chunks and allow children to make their own fruit kebab patterns. Get them to talk about what they have done. 

 

Activity 4: Collect some natural resources, including leaves, sticks, pebbles, daisies etc.. and create different sorts of patterns on the ground. Take some pictures in possible. 

Literacy/Phonics activites for the week:

 

Sounds of the week:       ai, ee, igh, oa

 

  • Try making some words with these sounds
  • Have a go at reading some words with these sounds
  • Make some flashcards and test your parents/siblings

 

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk

'ai' Words | Blending Phonics Phase 3

Let's sound out some 'ai' words! If you want your children to sound out by themselves, simply mute the video. 🚨 SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/littlelearn...

'ee' Words | Blending Phonics Phase 3

Let's sound out some 'ee' words! If you want your children to sound out by themselves, simply mute the video. 🚨 SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/littlelearn...

igh Words | Phase 3 Phonics

Let's sound out some 'igh' words! If you would like your children to sound out independently, simply mute the video. 🚨 SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/litt...

'oa' Words | Blending Phonics Phase 3

Let's sound out some 'oa' words! If you want your children to sound out by themselves, simply mute the video. 🚨 SUBSCRIBE https://www.youtube.com/littlelearn...

Literacy activity: Ask you child to take your lunch order, can they write down everything you would like using their phonics. E.g. I would like... a hotdog with ketchup, some crisps and an ice cream. Encourage children to use phonics so you will see spellings such as 'sum crisps' or 'ighs kreem' this is ok smiley

Have fun!!

Art activities:

This week is MUSIC week! Enjoy a range of different music, dance and expression. 

  • Watch some go noodle videos online and move your body in different ways to the music. https://www.gonoodle.com
  • Dance along with Oti Mabuse and her fab, fun kids dance classes. Choose from the Greatest Showman, Trolls and many more. https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape
  • Make some instruments using empty bottles filled with rice/pasta or any loose parts and play them to your favourite song.
  • Listen to your favourite songs and have a sing and dance, you could always put on a talent show. 

Science activities: 

This week we are thinking about the 4 seasons and the weather. Can you name the 4 seasons? Which season are we in right now? and which season comes next? Can you think of all the different kinds of weather we have? Is the weather the same in both England and Africa?

 

Have a go at some of the activities below:

 

Activity 1: Try freezing some little toys or beads in ice and then try to rescue them, what could you use to help get them out? Check it out on pinterest here https://www.pinterest.co.uk/search/pins/?q=freezing%20toys%20in%20ice&rs=typed&term_meta[]=freezing%20toys%20in%20ice%7Ctyped

 

Activity 2: Make a 4 seasons tree picture showing how our seasons affect our outside environment. Talk about how in Autumn the leaves fall off the trees, in Spring the leaves start to regrow and we see the beginnings of new life.

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