Reading: Create a reading hut using blankets, towels, jumpers, chairs, teddies, whatever makes it cosy. Reading can be done for 20 minutes in here then every day.
Spellings: “Ow” words. Get your child to write a list of as many ow words as they can. Challenge them to see if they can get the same words as the list Ms. Walshe has created. Here are the following words, 3 a day. They can put them into a sentence and also look up their meanings on an online dictionary. You can google one on your phone.
1.cow 2. clown 3. crowd 4. powder 5. brown 6. town 7. flowerpot 8. now 9. how 10. howl 11. owl 12. down 13. crown 14. shadow 15. tomorrow
Maths: Tables champion (1 column a day) written and orally.
2D shapes – Draw their bedroom showing all the 2D shapes that are in it.
Practicing counting in 2s and 4s. It is equally important to count backwards as it is to count forwards. You will be surprised how much practice is needed counting backwards. Even I find it challenging sometimes!!
Art/Drama: Create a mask using cardboard from a box or a cereal box. Then make a mini sketch (which is a small play) and act it out to your family. Pick a cool costume from your clothes. Make sure it is funny.
Project: Write a report on the following farm animals: a cow, a hen and a sheep. Include the following: Give the animal a name, describe how it looks, where it lives, what it eats and any other fun facts you can research about these animals. Don’t forget to try draw it. Remember to write full sentences using adjectives (describing words like big/ small/ blue).
PE: 10 star jumps every day, and create an obstacle course for your family and see if they can beat your time record. If you are inside it could include star jumps, rolling, throwing teddies into a bag from a distance. If you are outside it could be tumbles, running, skipping. Be imaginative. The more different the better.