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Tuesday 26.01.21

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm.

  • Name write: Write your name x3.
  • Phonics: Take a look at these winter picture cards. What sound do they begin with? Select the initial sound.
  • Writing: Practice pencil control. Recreate these dotted line patterns for your child to trace over. Pattern 1, pattern 2, pattern3.
  • Number: Create a number picture jigsaw and have a go at putting the numbers in order from 1-10.(Try 1-20 for a challenge!)
  • Shape, space and measure: Size ordering. Collect 5 different sized objects from around the house. Put them in order from the smallest to the biggest.
  • Understanding the world: What do people wear in the Winter? Talking time. Draw a picture of the clothing items you wear in the Winter. (hat, gloves, scarf, coat).
  • Fitness: Stretch like a flamingo and join in with this yoga video.

Have a great day boys and girls! Please leave a comment to let me know what you have been up to. Miss Mullen

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Monday 25.01.21

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm. Bring 2 cloths/tea towels or a pair of socks!

Name write – Write your name 3 times.

Reading: Listen to the story here. Join in with the story. Can you retell the story to a grown up or sibling in the correct order?

Writing: Choose 3 animals from our story and draw a picture of them. Can you label them with initial sounds? (s for snake).

Phonics: Join in with Geraldine as she learns the sound ‘m’ here. What can you find that begins with m? Practice writing the letter m following this formation. Say the sounds in the words below and then blend them together to read the words.

mat mop men map

Understanding the world: What can you remember about Winter? Take another look at the PowerPoint. Create a picture of the signs of Winter.

Maths – Go on a scavenger hunt in your garden or on your walk. Look for stones and sticks. Complete the number and shape challenges below.

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Friday 22.01.21

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live story time meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm. Show and tell! Bring something along that you would like to show and tell your friends about!

Fitness: Let’s start the day with a dance! Join in with Mrs Neal’s scarf dance. Grab your scarf or tea towel and click here. Try dancing to some of your other favourite songs!

Reading: Listen to the story. Collect different things from around the house (keys, crisp packet, pans etc.) and play ‘what do you hear?’ Hide the item behind your back and take turns to guess. (I can hear a…… in my ear).

Number: Make number cards from 1-10. Can you sequence them in the correct order?

Name write: Write your name 3 times. Grown ups model the correct letter formation.

Shape, space and measure: We have been practicing recognising 2D shapes, now let’s have a go at drawing them. Children can start by tracing over the shapes. Then have a go at independently drawing them.

Understanding the world: Talk about the season Winter. Have a look at this PowerPoint about Winter. What can you remember about winter?

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Thursday 21.01.20

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live story time meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm.

  • Reading: Listen to our story here. Create picture cards for each animal in our story (grown ups can help do this). Can you put the picture cards in order of the story?
  • Shape: Watch my challenge video. Can you make your own shape dominoes and play the game?
  • Name write: Practice writing your name 3x.
  • Creative: Can you make a polar bear picture? Find cotton wool or other white materials around the house to make a polar bear picture. Here are some examples.
  • Phonics: Listening game. Lay in a dark room quietly. Can you guess what the sounds are in this video?
  • Understanding the world: We know that Polar Bears live in the Arctic. Take a look at these other animals that live in the Arctic. (Click here) How many can you remember?

Have a great day! I hope I see you at 1pm for our Teams Meeting! Miss Mullen

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Wednesday 20.01.21

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live story time meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm. Bring a Teddy Bear with you!

Reading: Listen to the story here. Join in with the story. Do you remember all of the animal names? Play ‘What do you hear?’ (e.g. Miss Mullen, Miss Mullen, what do you hear? I hear a dog barking in my ear’. Make up your own animals and noises for the story.

Pre-writing – Squiggle Whilst You Wiggle: Join in with my session. Grab your clothes or a pair of socks and get ready to wiggle in this video. Then grab your pens/pencils and get ready to squiggle in this video.

If parents would like to learn more about Squiggle Whilst You Wiggle as a pre-writing skill, click here.

Understanding the world: Listen to these facts about Polar Bears. (Click here) How many facts can you remember? Listen out for these 3 facts.

Where do Polar Bears live?

What do Polar Bears eat?

What colour is their fur?

Name write: Write your name 3 times.

Shape space and measure: Shape hunt. Can you find different shaped objects around the house? Put them in a big pile. Make shape cards (circle, rectangle, triangle, square). Sort the objects to match the shape cards.

Fitness: Have a go at the Frozen yoga session. Click here.

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Tuesday 19.01.20

Hello Rockets and Stars! Today we have a live story time meeting at 1pm. I can’t wait to see you! Click this meeting link to join our meeting at 1pm.

Phonics: Listening game. Turn off all the lights and find a very quiet place to lay. Close your eyes. Play the video in this link. Can you guess what the sounds are without looking?

Phase 2 – Practice the letter formation of ‘i’. Say the sounds in the words below and blend them together to read the words.

pin tip tin pit

Reading: Our story of the week is ‘Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?’ Listen to the story here. Join in with the story. Can you make the different animal noises? How many animal names did you remember?

Understanding the world: Listen to these facts about Polar Bears. (Click here) How many facts can you remember? Tell someone at home one of the Polar Bear facts from the video.

Shape: How many shapes can you remember? Make shape cards and place them on the floor around the room. Play a shape game where you have to jump on the right shape. (e.g. go to a shape that has 1 side that goes all the way round = circle)

Number: Practice your number formation.

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Monday 18.01.21

Hello Rockets and Stars! 🚀💫 I hope you’ve all had a lovely weekend. Here are your learning activities for today. 🥰

Name Write: Practice writing your name 3 times.

Reading: Our story of the week is ‘Polar Bear, Polar Bear, What Do You Hear?’ Listen to the story here. Join in with the story. Can you make the different animal noises?

Writing: Have a go at drawing an animal from the story. Will you draw a polar bear, snake, flamingo or lion? (Or a different animal)

Shape, space and measures: How many shapes can you name on this shape mat? Have a go at these shape challenges below.

Phonics:

Phase 1: Play ‘What’s in the box/bag’. Have a look around the house for things that make different sounds. Put them all in a box or bag. Use one of the objects to make a sound for children to guess and identify. You could include things like crisp packets, keys, a squeaky toy, small instrument, rattle or coins in a pot.

Phase 2: Learn the sound ‘i’ with Geraldine the giraffe here. What can you find that begins with the sound i? Have a go at writing the sounds. Say the sounds and blend them together to read the words below.

Fitness: Can you copy these Zumba moves? Click here.

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Friday 15.01.21

Happy Fun Friday Rockets and Stars! 🚀💫 A huge well done to everyone who has tried some of our learning activities and left a comment ⭐️

Fitness: Let’s start the day with my Moana scarf dance. Grab a scarf or a teatowel and join in!

Imagination: Den building. Create your own den at home. You could use pillows, blankets and furniture in the house. Have fun!

Reading: Grab your favourite book and get comfy in your den. You might want to retell your stories to your teddies or toys!

Phonics: Practice these tricky words with your grown ups. Can you write them?

Shape, space and measures: How many shapes can you name on this shape mat? Have a go at these shape challenges below.

Name write: Remember to practice writing your name everyday.

Offline time: Take some time out of the day to switch offline and choose a couple of activities from this list to enjoy together.

Have a wonderful Friday everyone! Leave a comment. Miss Mullen 🥰

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Thursday 14.01.21

Good morning Rockets and Stars! Here are your learning activities for today. We’re missing you!

Phonics – Watch my video. Write a list with your grown ups of an animal alphabet. Can you think of an animal for every letter sound?

Number – Make your own number hearts. Cut them in half, 1 side with the number and the other with the amount of dots. Mix them up and enjoy matching them together.

Dough Disco – Join in with my dough disco video.

Writing

  • Practice writing your name.
  • What sounds can you hear in ‘sat’ and ‘tap’? Write the words.

Reading: Listen to the story video. Can retell the story in order, without looking at the pictures, of which animal comes next?

Fitness: Play the bean game. Take a look at this picture. Take some time to practice the different beans. Put some music on and dance around the room. When the music pauses shout out a different bean.

Please leave a comment to let me know what you have been up to.

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Wednesday 13.01.21

Reading: Read your favorite book at home. Leave a comment to let me know what book you listened to. If you don’t have one at home then have a look on Youtube (you could search for ‘Shark in the Park’ or ‘Pants’ or ‘We’re going on a bear hunt’.

Writing: Practice writing your name. You can write it independently, copy from a name card or trace over your name.

Number: Practice counting from 1-10. Count different actions (claps, jumps, stomps). Can you find different colour objects around your house and sort them into piles by colour. Count out the objects to see how many you have in each pile. Challenge yourself to write the number of objects in that pile.

Phonics: Practice the letter formation for ‘p’. Watch my video to help. Log in to https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ using the login on the home page. Play a game on the phase 1 or phase 2 page.

PSED: Practice putting on your own coat. Here is a video with some different ways to show you how to put your coat on.

Fitness: Try the soap hero yoga video.