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Home Learning  - Reception    Week beginning June 1st 2020

 

Hello everyone,

We hope you are all safe and well and had an enjoyable half term. Mrs Newton and Mrs Collery are in the process of preparing for children returning to school soon. We will be very excited to welcome the children back. However, we understand that not all children will be returning for the last term.

 

To continue with home learning for the rest of the term we suggest you use some of the resources listed in the table below.  Learning from previous weeks will remain on the website in case you missed anything or would like to revisit.

 

If you have any questions about your child’s learning please contact us at yrr@windwhistle.extendlearning.org. We will continue to monitor Facebook twice a day and look forward to seeing your home learning and sharing your news.

 

Mathematics

 

Phonics

Literacy development/ Communication and Language development

PSED/Understanding the world/ Expressive arts and design

White Rose Maths has lovely activities based around a story. It includes really fun maths and arts and crafts activites.

 

Maths activities

 

 

 

Number Formation

Number formation

 

Number Bonds Game

 

Number bonds

 

 

Numberblocks on bbc iplayer or on youtube

Number blocks

 

Phonics Play Log in: User name: march20  Password: home

Phonics Lessons

 

Phonics Play

 

 

Daily phonics lessons from the DfE on youtube.

 

Daily phonics lesson

 

 

 

The Oak National Academy online lesson

for reception children. This website has excellent lessons across the curriculum for reception children. We highly recommend the English lessons to develop communication, Language and Literacy development.

 

Oak National Academy

 

 

Bug Club: Please continue reading practice with Bug Club. Bug Club is an exciting reading scheme to ensure all children can find books at exactly the right level for them to read and enjoy. It brilliantly combines stunning books, filled to the brim with kid-favourite characters.

 

To access Bug Club online

Username, please e mail us to get your child’s username  yrr@windwhistle.extendlearning.org

Password: Windwhistle!

 

School code: pssw

Bug Club

 

Continue to practice handwriting daily. Have a look at bbcbitesize to practice letter formation

 

Letter formation

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Get your morning off to a great start with a good stretch! Watch Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube for easy to follow instructions.

 

Yoga!

 

 

Joe Wicks YouTube channel: Complete his daily children’s home work outs at 9.30am each day.

 

 Joe Wicks

 

Joe Wicks 5 min kids' workouts:

 

Kids' workout!

 

Wake and Shake

 

Wake and Shake!!!

 

Home Learning  Week 3 - Reception    Week beginning 18th May 2020

Hello everyone,

Well done everyone for staying home and being safe. Mrs Newton and Mrs Collery are missing all the reception class very much. You have been doing some absolutely fantastic home learning. We love seeing your happy faces on Facebook and Tapestry, well done everybody. We have got some new activities for you to try this week. Mrs Newton and Mrs Collery have been trying out some new wake and shake songs. Our favourite is “Can’t stop the Feeling” and we have included it on Monday’s learning.  

 

Remember it is important to read with your child everyday. Our school has recently acquired a reading programme called Bug Club that we’d like to share with you. Bug Club is an exciting reading scheme to ensure all children can find books at exactly the right level for them to read and enjoy. It brilliantly combines stunning books, filled to the brim with kid-favourite characters. To access Bug Club online

Username, please e mail us to get your child’s username  yrr@windwhistle.extendlearning.org

Password: Windwhistle!

School code: pssw

https://www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0

 

Day

Mathematics

 

 

Literacy development/ Communication and Language development

PSED/Understanding the world/ Expressive arts and design

Monday

Day 1

Money: Have a look at coins in your adults’ purse (make sure you ask their permission first). In particular 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p. What do they look like? What can you see on them? Look at these online links.

 

Money

 

Listen to the money song on Youtube - The Money Song

 

 (Learn about 1p, 2p, 5p and 10p)

 

 

Little Red Riding Hood

If you have the book share it with your child or there is a lovely

animated version of this story on Youtube:

 

Little Red Riding Hood

 

Next listen to the The Oak National Academy online lesson

for reception children

Lesson 1 Using Maps

Using Maps

After the lesson, you may want to have your own treasure hunt and design a map to help your grown ups or teddies find the treasure!

 

 

 

 

 

“Can’t Stop the Feeling”

 

 

Go Noodle! Get that sunshine in your pocket and that good soul in your feet as you dance, dance, dance along with the Trolls to this awesome JT song!

 

Song and dance!

Tuesday

Day 2

 

Play this game online game to help you recognise British coins.

 

Coins game

 

 

 

 

 Follow the lesson from the Oak National Academy on Little Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood activity

 

If you don’t have access to the internet. Read/Tell your child the story of Little Red Riding Hood. Encourage your child to talk about their favourite part of the story. Draw/make the wolf from the story. Add word labels to the wolf, e.g. teeth, ears.

 

 

 

 

Shadow drawing

Chose some objects and place them on top of the paper. Put the objects and paper in sunlight or use a torch (I-pad torch or phone torch). Draw carefully around the objects.

 

 

 

 

Wed

Day 3

 

 

Try some coin rubbing.

 

How to do a Coin Rubbing

 

Get your sheet of paper and put the coin on top, hold the two steady and start rubbing the crayon or pencil over the coin.

You might even make a picture with the coin rubbings

 

 

Little Red Riding Hood: Story Map . In this lesson we draw simple  pictures to remember the main parts of the story.  Follow the lesson from the Oak National Academy. Little Red Riding Hood story map

 

If you don’t have access to a computer for this lesson this picture shows an example of a finished story map

 

HERO What makes somebody a ‘hero’? Is every hero the same? Do you know anybody who is a hero? Have-a-Go at drawing a picture of your hero . What have they done that is special and ‘heroic’?

 

Watch this clip: Hero

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thurs

Day 4

Today you will be doing some role-play in Maths. Set up a toy shop in your house. Label some toys with price tags (1p, 2p, 5p and 10p).  Play shop with a family member taking turns being the shop keeper or the customer. Use real coins to buy items.

 

 

 

Follow the lesson from the Oak Academy. Little Red Riding Hood writing

 

 

 

Try to write short sentences to go with the pictures from your story may you made yesterday. Or pick your favourite picture and write one sentence to go with it.

 

 

 

 

 

E-Safety Find the Jessie & Friends cartoons at:

E-safety - Jessie and friends

 

Choose Episode 1 - Watching

. Use open questions to chat about the cartoons. For example: · What did you think about the cartoon? Which were your favourite parts? · How did Jessie feel when… · How did she get help to feel better? · What can you do if…

 

 

Friday

Day 5

Practice writing numbers 1-10.

 

Watch this fun video first to warm up.

 

Warm up!

 

Little Red Riding Hood. Finish writing the story or pick your favourite picture and write one sentence to go with it.

  Follow the lesson from the Oak Academy.

Little Red Riding Hood writing and drawing

 

If you don’t have access to the online lesson, your finished story might look like this

 

 

 

 

Try this Little Red Riding Hood Cosmic Yoga activity

Little Red Riding Hood yoga!!!

 

 

 

 

Home Learning  Week 4 - Reception    Week beginning 11th May 2020

 

Hello everyone

We hope you are all continuing to keep well and safe. We are enjoying seeing your posts on Facebook and on Tapestry, it is lovely to see what everyone is  doing. Keep posting!

 

This week we are learning all about caterpillars and butterflies and listening to the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar. For some of our activities we will use White Rose (early years), The activities cover a lot of different areas of learning in our Early Years Curriculum.

 

Don’t forget to read with your child everyday too. Teach your monster to read is also a fun way to keep learning phonics. 

 

Teach Your Monster to Read

 

Have fun!

 

Day

Mathematics

 

 

Literacy development/ Communication and Language development

PSED/Understanding the world/ Expressive arts and design

Monday

Day 1

Early Years Maths - Day 1

 

 

(Early Years Day 1)

Shape Hunter! The Hungry Caterpillar is full of a certain shape as he keeps on munching through everything! Do you know why the holes he leaves are like that?

 

How many circles can you find  around your house?

Enjoy the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

 

 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

 

Can you draw and label the food the caterpillar eats?

 

What’s your favourite food?

 

Maybe you could write a sentence to tell us.

I like j-a-m  a-n-d  h-a-m.

 Learn about an artist who loved using circles in his paintings

 

 

Circle art

 

Can you make a picture with circles?

 

Maybe you can use crayons or paint or even chalk outside

Tuesday

Day 2

Early Years Maths - Day 2

 

 

(Early Years Day 2)

Make caterpillars of different lengths.  You can draw or paint your caterpillar using circles.

 

How many body parts has he got? Count together and then talk about how many there would be if there was one more or two more.

Go on a minibeast adventure and learn more about butterflies

 

Learn more about butterflies

 

 

Can you draw and label the life cycle of a caterpillar?

Think about what happens first, next and finally

 

Fold thin strips of card into different lengths. What can you make. Is it a  worm, a snake or a caterpillar?

 

Which is longer? Which is shorter? Add a head and face.

Maybe you could use playdough or plasticine to make long and short creatures.

 

 

Wed

Day 3

Early Years Maths - Day 3

 

(Early years Day 3)

Explore your fruit bowl and look at what's in it! How we can sort it? What groups have you got in there? How can you combine these to make some maths problems?

Can you make some fruity patterns?

Join Aunty Mabel and Pippin and learn lots more about butterflies

 

More about butterflies

 

Buttterflies have symmetrical patterns on their wings.

 

Draw or paint a picture of a butterfly..

 

Don’t forget to make the pattern on both wings the same

 

 

Thurs

Day 4

Early Years Maths - Day 4

 

 

(Early Years day 4)

Have a look and see if you have any of the food the hungry caterpillar has to eat and make a picnic! How are you going to share your food equally with the people at your picnic.

Handwriting Watch ‘How to write curly caterpillar letters’

Then have some fun practise writing some of the letter using different coloured pens or pencils or even paint!

 

 

Curly Caterpillar letters

Join in with the butterfly dance and remember the four stages of the  butterfly

 

 

The butterfly dance!

Friday

Day 5

Catch bugs with Curious George.

How many can you catch?

 

 

Count with Curious George

(Type bug catcher in the search bar to find the game)

 

Practise the air and ure sounds

 

Phonics

(Scroll down until you find  the trigraphs air and ure

3 letters that make one sound)

How many words can you think of?

Can you help the wizards make air and ure words?

 Butterfly music

 

Listen to the music as you learn about the Little Blue Butterfly. How does the music make you feel? Does it make you want to fly around like a butterfly?

 

 

Home Learning  Week 3 - Reception    Week beginning 4th May 2020

 

Hello everyone

We hope you are all continuing to keep well and safe. We are enjoying seeing your posts on Facebook and on Tapestry, it is lovely to see what everyone is  doing. Keep posting! We have got some new activities for you to try.

 

This week we are going to learn about animals that live in rain forests and has chosen some fun videos and songs for you to enjoy. In maths we are learning about number bonds to 10 with Farmer Pete, DJ Count and the Number blocks.

 

The activities cover a lot of different areas of learning in our Early Years Curriculum.

 

Don’t forget to read with you child everyday too. Teach your monster to read is also a fun way to keep learning phonics. Teach Your Monster to Read

 

Have fun!

 

Day

Mathematics

 

 

Literacy development/ Communication and Language development

PSED/Understanding the world/ Expressive arts and design

Monday

Day 1

Learn your number bonds with Farmer Pete

 

Number Bonds with Farmer Pete

 

A number bond is simply a pair of numbers that adds up to another number. "Getting" how numbers are made up is a crucial skill for children so a really good understanding of number bonds - and even some learning by rote of number bonds to 10 - can be very useful.

 

 

Watch Virtual Field trip: Amazon Rain forest on You tube

 

 

Amazon Rainforest

 

Talk about and describe animals that live in rain forests

I am an animal. I have a long body. I live at the top of the rain forest in the trees (a snake)

Take turns to be and describe an animal.

Phonics. Listen to the phase 2 and 3 jolly phonics songs on YouTube.

Jolly Phonics

More Jolly Phonics

 

Listen to singing in the rainforest.

Can you join in with the song?

Rainforest singing

 

Tuesday

Day 2

Listen to the number bonds to 10 song with DJ Count

 

 

Number bonds to 10

Use Lego bricks in two different coloursChoose ten of each colour

Build a tower of bricks using as many different combinations of the same 2 colours as possible. Start by building 6 towers for the number bonds of 10

 

Talk about planning an exhibition through the rainforest. Will it be hot or cold? What will we need to take?

Play a memory  game ‘In my backpack I will take a magnifying glass, a map……………..

 

 Phonics: Write up to 3 words with each of these graphemes:

- j- v- w

*Alternatively, adults can write graphemes on to post-it notes that the children can then take and arrange to make up words (eg: jar, vet, week etc.)

Ask the children to find the correct grapheme and sound it out accurately.

 

Sound out and then blend quickly. What is the word?

 

Listen to and join in with

The Animal Boogie: You tube

 

Animal Boogie

 

 

 

Wed

Day 3

Enjoy  Number blocks and learn all about the number 10

 

 

Number blocks

 

 

 

 

Learn more about the different animals that live in the rain forest.

 

Can you draw a picture of an animal and write its name.  Maybe you can write a sentence …… The snake is g-r-ee-n.

Remember your capital letters and full stops

 

Phonics: Phonics

Phonics Play

 

Select phase 3 games. Select buried treasure game. Follow the instructions, clicking on phase 3 sounds, and then click “Revise all phase 3 sounds”.

 

 

Doodle Animal Alphabet

Go to Art and then to Doodle

Animal Alphabet

 

Thurs

Day 4

Use the online game to find number bonds to ten

 

More number bonds to 10

 

 

 

 

Handwriting Watch ‘How to write zig zag letters’

Then have some fun practice writing some of the letter using different coloured pens or pencils or even paint!

 

Zig zag letters

 

 

Phonics: Phonics Write up to 3 words with each of these graphemes: - x - y - z *Alternatively, this can also be done by writing graphemes on to post-it notes that the children can then take and arrange to make up words (eg: mix, yak, zigzag etc.) Ask the children to find the correct grapheme and sound it out accurately. Sound out and then blend quickly. What is the word?

Get your morning off to a great start with a good stretch! Watch Cosmic Kids Yoga on Youtube for easy to follow instructions.

 

Kids Yoga

 

Friday

Day 5

 

Watch this video on number formation

 

Number formation

 

Now watch it again, pause,  and write each number, forming them correctly.

 

Listen to the story of ‘Elmer the Elephant’ on Youtube. Elmer is different and he's definitely not like any other elephants. is being different a good thing or bad thing?

 

Elmer the Elephant

 

 During the story, Elmer realises that he likes being unique and special. What makes you special? Are you very good at doing something? Are you kind, funny or helpful? Draw a picture of something that makes you special and unique.

 

Phonics Write up to 3 words with each of these graphemes:

 - zz

- qu

 oa *Alternatively write graphemes on to post-it notes that the children can then take and arrange to make up words (eg: buzz, queen, boat etc.) Ask the children to find the correct grapheme and sound it out accurately. Sound out and then blend quickly. What is the word?

Elmer the elephant has lots of different colours. Draw or paint a picture of Elmer using all your favourite colours.

 

Sing along with this song ‘It’s good to be me”

Sing 'It's Good to be Me'

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Home Learning  Week 2 - Reception    Week beginning 27th April 2020

 

Hello everyone

We hope you are all continuing to keep well and safe. We are enjoying seeing your posts on Facebook and on Tapestry, it is lovely to see what the children are doing. Keep posting! We have got some new activities for you to try and  please remember you can  post on Facebook and Tapestry.

 

This week we are going to learn  about the ocean and our learning is based around two stories, Night Pirates and Commotion in the Ocean. For some of our activities, we are using White Rose maths (Early years Summer Term Week 2 - 27th April). The activities cover a lot of different areas of learning in our Early Years Curriculum. Phonics will be added to Tapestry and Facebook every day. Have fun!

 

Day

Mathematics

 

 

 

Literacy development

Communication and Language development

PSED/Understanding the world

Expressive arts and design

Monday

Day 1

Subitise with a Pirate.

 

 

Subitising is the ability to look at a small number of objects and instantly recognise how many objects there are without needing to count. Watch this youtube video with your child to help them develop this skill.

Pirate activity

 

 Can you make number flashcards from 1-10 or 10-20 (ensure that all your numbers are the correct way around). Stick them up around your house - on the stairs, on doors, chairs etc. Anytime you walk past them can you shout the number?

Enjoy the Night pirates by Peter Harris and Deborah Allwright 

 

 

The Night Pirate

Can you draw a picture of a pirate?

How would you describe him? Use your phonics to help you write some words e.g b-a-d   f-a-t  th-i-n  or maybe a sentence. He is bad. He has one leg.

 

 

Make a telescope

Summer Term week 2 (27th of April)

 

 

Make a telescope with a kitchen roll. How many different patterns can you make with colours or shapes?

 

Tuesday

Day 2

 

Subtract with a pirate. Watch this fun video about subtraction

 

 

Subtraction with a pirate

 Practice subtraction up to 5/10. On the IXL website. 

Subtraction practice

 

PHONICS: Practice your phonics by watching Mr Thorne and Geraldine

Phonics

The new sound today is /ure/ as in cure.

Try writing some words using the trigraph /ure/

Play Buried treasure on phonics play.

 

Phonics Play

 

 

User name: march20

Password: home

Click on resources, then buried treasure. Then choose phase 3 and select the ‘air’ trigraph to practice. 

Floating and Sinking

Walk the plank with the objects, which ones float and which ones sink?

Count how many objects are left each time you take one away

 

 

 

Collect and count

Summer Term week 2 (27th of April)

 

Wed

Day 3

Maths

 

 

Have a treasure Hunt.

Use positional clues (e.g. under the chair, behind the table ) to help find the treasure

Summer Term week 2 (27th of April)

Listen to and enjoy Commotion in the Ocean 

 

 

Commotion in the Ocean

Learn about the different creatures that live in the ocean

Can you draw a picture of a sea creature and write its names e.g c-r-a-b   sh-ar-k. Maybe you can write a sentence – The shark is big. Remember your capital letters and full stops.

 

 

 

Join the dots to make an animal

 

Which ones live in the ocean?

 

Doodle dot-to-dot

 

Thurs

Day 4

Floating and sinking

Make or draw   a pirate ship.

Don’t forget the flag.

Is your ship big or small?

How many pieces of treasure will fit on it?

 

 

Summer Term week 2 (27th of April)

Can you hear the rhyming words in Commotion in the Ocean

-look, book, land, sand, sea, me

Can you think of any more words that rhyme?

 

Next play Make a Match (weeks 1-2) on phonics play 

 

Phonics Play

 

Watch ceebeebies Underwater: creature reports

What can you find out about sea creatures?

Which is your favourite?

 

Can you join the dots to make the animals.

Which ones live in the ocean?

Friday

Day 5

Look through your telescope to find as many different shapes as you can?

Can you draw them?

 

 

Friday activity Summer Term week 2 (27th of April)

Learn to write long ladder letters

 

 

Practise writing one armed robot letters.

Join in with  Youtube: Lets

Dance Kids: A Pirate we shall be.

Can you move like a pirate on his ship?

 

Let's dance!

 

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Home Learning  Week 1 - Reception    Week beginning 20th April 2020

Hello Reception parents/ carers

We hope you are all well and keeping safe. We are enjoying seeing your posts on Facebook and on Tapestry, it is lovely to see what the children are doing. It would be fantastic to see how the children get on with these new activities, please remember you can  post on Facebook and Tapestry.

This week we are beginning to think about ‘Animals’ and our learning is based around two stories, ‘What the Ladybird Heard’ by Julia Donaldson  and ‘Rumble in the Jungle’ by Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz. For some of our activities, we are using White rose maths (Early years) but starting on week 2 for ‘What the Ladybird Heard’. The activities cover a lot of different areas of learning in our Early Years Curriculum.  Have fun!

Day

Mathematics

 

 

Literacy development/ Communication and Language development

PSED

Understanding the world

Expressive arts and design

Monday

Day 1

Counting the number of legs and the number of animals in the story. How many in each group? e.g. horses

 

 

What the Ladybird Heard - Click on Week 2, Day 1

What the Ladybird Heard –‘Talking together’ pages. Describing the animals by their different features e.g. My animal has 2 legs, feathers and a beak (chicken)

You could write down the names of some of the animals, or even write a sentence about them. Remember to use your sounds to help e.g. d-o-g.

 

Play ‘A Year on Your Farm’

Farm fun!

 

Tuesday

Day 2

Dotty Ladybirds! Making ladybird biscuits (if not you could draw some instead).

 

 

What the Ladybird Heard - Click on Week 2, Day 2

Phonics Play Log in: User name: march20  Password: home

Click on ‘free resources’ and then Tricky word trucks.

 

There are lots of other fun activities on Phonics play. Have a look!

 

Then select Phase 3 Tricky words

 

 

 

Phonics Play

Art activity

Click on Doodle dot to dot

 

 There are lots of different animals to try!

 

 

Wed

Day 3

Making maps –describe where the baddies go for e.g around the pond

 

 

What the Ladybird Heard - Click on Week 2, Day 3

Rumble in the Jungle

Enjoy the story and listen out for all the rhyming words.

Can you think of anymore? Which is your favourite animal?

 

 

Lion- rhyming words e.g roars and jaws                  shivers and quivers

Zoo webcams- have a look and see what the animals get up to!

Ediinburgh Zoo

Marwell Zoo

Thurs

Day 4

Kim’s game –can you remember which object is missing? Can you do it with different shapes? Count them all.

 

 

What the Ladybird Heard - Click on Week 2, Day 4

Make your own jungle picture

Jungle picture

Talk about your picture to a grown up. Which animals have you chosen and what colours are they?  Can you write a sentence about it? e.g. I can see a lion and a snake. I can see a yellow sun.

 

 More art fun!

Go to the bottom of the screen and click on the ‘Doodle elephant’, have fun giving the animals some extra detail!

 

Friday

Day 5

Dice games recognising spot patterns on a dice.  Try and play some  other ‘dice’ games.

 

 

What the Ladybird Heard - Click on Week 2, Day 5

Handwriting Watch ‘How to write long ladder letters’

Then have some fun practice writing some of the letter using different coloured pens or pencils or even paint!

Also, try to practise the letter sounds and letter names of these letters too. ‘j’ for jelly, juggle & jug, ‘l’ for lion, ladder and lolly

 

 

Writing!

Rocket Maze

 

Click on ‘Maze

 

To make the rocket move use the arrow keys or tap your finger (if on a mobile)

 

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