Please try some of the activities listed below. Don't forget to send us photos or videos via Tapestry.
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Literacy and Topic
- Draw a picture to show us what you got up to during half-term. Can you try to sound out and write any words to add to your picture?
- Practice writing your name with correct letter formation.
- Watch the video for the story of Mouse Paint on Youtube (see the link below)
- Talk about the story. Which is your favourite part? Why couldn't the cat see the mice on the paper?
- If you have paint at home, see what happens when you mix red and yellow; blue and red; yellow and blue.
- Can you draw a picture to show what happened to each of the mice.
- Learn some of the Makaton signs for the names of the colours by clicking on the link below.
- Have a go at drawing a story map to tell the story of Mouse Paint
- Watch the powerpoint about Firework night and tell your adult what you know about fireworks and bonfires.
- Can you make or draw a Guy to go on a bonfire?
- Make some firework or bonfire pictures using pens, crayons or collage materials.
- Find out about how to stay safe on bonfire night
- Practise counting forwards and backwards to 10 or 20.
- Watch the Numberblocks episode on Youtube called "Hide and Seek" (see link below)
- Find different ways to make five, 2 and 3 or 1 and 4. Record with objects, drawings or by writing the number sentence , eg 2+3=5.
- Ask your adult to give you two groups of objects and use the words "more" or "fewer" to describe which group has the biggest/smallest quantity.
- Practise counting backwards again from 10. Find '1 less' than a number. Ask your adult to hold up a number of fingers. Say how many there are and then say what 'one less' than that number is. Ask your adult to take one finger away to see if you were correct. Have a look to see what '1 less' looks like on a number line.