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Week beginning 30.11.20

This week at school in F1 we are starting our Christmas preparations. Please complete as many of these activities as possible and post the evidence on Tapestry.

Scissor skills

Cut out some pictures from some Christmas catalogues and stick them onto a cut out of a stocking. Talk about what you have chosen to add and why.

                              

 

Fine Motor Skills

 Have fun with Dough Disco! 

To strengthen muscles for writing, use the following links to complete a 'Dough Disco' activity.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-IfzeG1aC4

 If you do not have play dough at home, you can make play dough using the following recipe: 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/playdough-recipe

                                    

 

Literacy

Listen to the story of Little Owl and the Star by Mary Murphy.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6GOnxoWuSio

                                                                     

Complete these follow up activities throughout the week.

  • Draw a picture showing what the story is about. An adult could write a sentence for you.
  • Link the story to our learning around our Nativity story that we are working on at school, talk about the main characters; Baby Jesus, Wise Men, Shepherds, Mary and Joseph.
  • Retell the story of Little Owl and the Star with an adult. What can you remember?
  • Draw your character in our Nativity play. What are you going to wear?

 

Maths

Following on from our learning around repeating patterns, please make some repeating patterns using Christmas objects. You could use baubles and stars and make a pattern that is bauble, star, bauble, star. What would come next in the pattern?

Follow a Numberblocks episode https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks

Watch an episode each day starting at the beginning of Series 1. Follow each episode up by consolidation with real objects, counting objects by touching each object and saying the number.

 

Phonics

Please visit the phonics play website https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ and enjoy any of the Phase 1 activities.

 

Remember to post all your evidence on Tapestry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 26.11.20 and Friday 27.11.20

Here are some activities that will help your child to keep up with our class.

Fine Motor Skills

Practise scissor skills with this activity.

                                                     

 

Maths

Use resources that you have at home to complete  pattern activities.

Make a repeating pattern using 2 different objects - for example - book, pen, book, pen, book, pen.

Use lots of different resources to make a range of patterns.

                                       

                                                     

 

 

Literacy

Sing a nursery rhyme with your family. Follow the link here.  https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-the-animal-fair/z766wty

 

Please record all your learning on Tapestry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 16.11.20

During the week please complete these activities. Please post evidence on Tapestry and complete the Home Learning activity which will be in the Memo's section of Tapestry and is posted each Friday. 

Our learning this week is centred around a poem titled 'Why Do Leaves Go Crispy?' and Shape.

 

Literacy - Read the poem with an adult and complete the activities. We will be learning and reciting the poem at school so have a go at learning it at home.   

Talk about the rhyming words, what the poem is about, the question and the use of a question mark. Can you find any question marks in any of your books at home?

Draw a picture about the poem, an adult can write a sentence on your picture to show what you said about the poem.

See if you can remember the poem and share it with your family each day. When you have learned it record it for Tapestry.

 

Maths

We are beginning to learn about 2D shapes this week. Please listen to the story Bear in a Square by Stella Blackstone, follow the link here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcIPPCnoHf0

During the week, look for shapes at home, can you name them? How many different shapes can you find?

Find a cereal box and see how many shapes you can find on it.

Can you sort things at home into sets of different shapes?

 

Fine and Gross Motor

Have fun with Dough Disco! 

To strengthen muscles for writing, use the following links to complete a 'Dough Disco' activity.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-IfzeG1aC4

 If you do not have play dough at home, you can make play dough using the following recipe: 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/playdough-recipe

 

Phonics

Please visit the phonics play website https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ and work on any of the Phase 1 activities.

 

Record all your learning on Tapestry. 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 9.11.20 - Wednesday 11th, Thursday 12th , Friday 13th November

During the week please complete these activities. Please post evidence on Tapestry and complete the Home Learning activity which will be in the Memo's section of Tapestry and is posted each Friday. 

Diwali

This week we have been learning about Diwali and have made Diva lamps. Follow the link to the story of Diwali.

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t2-r-101-the-story-of-rama-and-sita-powerpoint

Draw a picture about the story and ask an adult to label it.

You can make a diva lamp with salt dough. Use the below dough recipe and add extra salt. then you can dry it out in the oven on a low temperature.

Fine Motor Skills

To strengthen muscles for writing, use the following links to complete a 'Dough Disco' activity.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i-IfzeG1aC4

 If you do not have play dough at home, you can make play dough using the following recipe: 

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/playdough-recipe

Phonics

Please visit the phonics play website https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ and work on any of the Phase 1 activities.

Maths

Visit   https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b08bzfnh/numberblocks and watch Series 1 Episode 1, 2 and 3. Please just watch one episode each day.

Follow up with finding items around your home and recapping each episode.

Children in Need

On Friday we will be thinking about children who are not as lucky as us. 

Watch the powerpoint here.

 https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-c-7022-new-children-in-need-presentation

Can you make some Pudsey ears?  https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-c-7821-spotty-bear-ears-activity

 

 

Week beginning 19.10.20 - Tuesday to Thursday (Inset day on Friday)

During the week please complete these activities.

 Fine Motor skills.

Each day use a pair of children's scissors to practise cutting. We have been working on this in school. Cut around the edge of a piece of paper, making snips. Pick up some leaves and cut them up into pieces and cut around some pictures in a magazine.

Post a photo on Tapestry.

 

Our Literacy story for this week is In My Heart by Jo Witek. Follow the link to listen to it here.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xIfLgHBwYx4

1. When you have listened to it, draw a picture of how your heart feels. An adult can write a sentence on your picture to explain what you have drawn.

2. Ask an adult to cut out an outline of a heart for you and use a range of collage resources to decorate it.

3. Play a game with your teddies - how are they feeling and why? 

 

In Maths this week we have been looking at different sized objects. 

1. Go around your house and find two items that are different sizes - perhaps tall and short, big and small, wide and narrow etc. talk with an adult about the items using the vocabulary of size.

2. Draw around your hand on a piece of paper. Find a bigger hand in your family and draw around that too. Compare the difference in sizes and talk about it.

3. Sing or say a counting rhyme - follow the link here for Five Little Ducks.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-five-little-ducks-went-swimming-one-day/z43xwty

 

Please show me how you are getting on by loading photos of the activities on Tapestry.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Week beginning 28.9.20        Scroll down for each day's activity

Hello everybody, we are so disappointed that we can’t be at school this week but here are some activities for you to join in with each day. If you are already on our Mendell Tapestry, please upload photos of what you have been doing onto your child’s journal and if not yet you could perhaps take a few photos to upload when you are on our Tapestry.

Please note – Mendell Tapestry is separate from Piglets/Sky Club Tapestry.

In addition to our daily activity, here are some counting rhymes and sound listening games that you can share with your child throughout the week. Choose one rhyme and one listening game to enjoy.

Here are the counting rhymes.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-counting-songs/zn67kmn

These are listening games.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/1  Access to this website is currently free, you will need to use these login details.  User name - march20       Password – home

 

Friday 2 October

To finish our activities for the week you might like to play Kim’s Game. How many items can you remember?

                                                             

 

Thursday 1 October

 As it looks like it is a lovely dry day today, go outside with some water and brushes and see what marks you can make. Put your wellies on and have lots of fun!

Can you paint your paving stones or a wall? Perhaps you can paint a fence if you have one. Can you see the difference between the dry and wet areas?

 

                                                         

 

Wednesday 30 September

If you have some paper towel at home you might enjoy this activity, watch and see what happens! Can you talk about what you have seen?


                                        

 

Tuesday 29 September 2020

Today you might need to look in Mum or Dad’s coin purse. Have a go at the activity below, you could extend it by making marks on a big piece of paper to see who can roll the coins the furthest. If you are finding that coins are too tricky, have a go with other circular items, for example sellotape or container lids. Have a competition with your child.

                                                                             

 

     

                                                           

 

 

Monday 28th September 2020

Can you make a Natural Bubble Wand or a Bubble Blower?

Follow the instructions below and see if you can blow lots of different sized bubbles. Have fun!

                              
 

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