21.5.20 - All Foundation Children
Nature Scavenger Hunt
Let's go outside and enjoy the lovely sunshine!
Can you find everything on the scavenger hunt checklist?
How many of each item can you find?
Can you find anything else that is not on the checklist?
Can you take some of the items such as leaves and flowers home and make a creative collage with them?
19.5.20 - Lockdown Keepsake Activity (All Foundation Children)
Can you use salt dough to make a lockdown 2020 keepsake with your family?
You will need:
2 cups of plain flour
1 cup of table salt
1 cup of water
Mix all the ingredients together until you have a dough.
Place your lockdown keepsake on some grease proof paper.
Bake at 100C for 4 hours or until dry and rock hard. (You may need to turn it over in order for the bottom to dry out)
Paining may need a couple of coats.
What do you think will happen to the ingredients when they are mixed together?
What does the dough feel like?
Is it hard, soft, sticky, lumpy, smooth, soft, squishy? (Think of different texture words to describe the dough)
What do you think will happen to the dough when it goes in the oven?
What does your keepsake feel like now?
Does it feel the same? Why not?
What texture is it now?
All week 11.5.20 - 15.5.20 - (All foundation children can complete these activities)
Can you complete at least 5 of the activities on the Bingo card below?
How many activities can you complete?
What were your favourite activities?
Don't stop at 5 activities. Can you complete the whole Bingo board?
If you have access to a printer and would like to print a copy of this bingo card and colour the squares in, click the PDF link below.
All week - 4.5.20 - 8.5.20 - (All children in foundation can complete activities on this page)
This week we will be learning about VE day.
There are different activities below for you to complete. There are some activities that you may need to print, however if you do not have access to a printer, have a go at copying the templates on some plain paper - parents you may need to help your children with this)
Enjoy celebrating VE Day on Friday 8th May!
Fine Motor Development - 28.4.20 - F1
How should we hold our pen or pencil?
Follow the pencil rhyme and then check to see if you are holding your pencil in the tripod grasp?
Does your pencil look like this in your hand?
If it does then you're ready!
Can you carefully copy each of these different patterns on your own paper?
Follow the patterns from left to right.
Can you copy each pattern more than once?
Can you think of your own shapes and patterns to draw?
Start (left) >>>>>>>>>>>> Finish (right)
Don't forget to practice writing your name everyday too
20.4.20 - all foundation children
Can you spell your name by doing the activity for each letter? Perhaps writing your name down first will be helpful for you to see the letters!
Easter Weekend Activities - All Children
Can you use a variety of different materials to decorate a boiled egg?
- Use any materials you can find; paint, glue, stickers, sequins, ribbon, paper, card, foil etc.
- Think about what you want your egg to look like.
- Take photos.
- Have an EGG-CELLENT time designing and decorating your egg.
There are some great ideas on the website below:
Click the link - https://whatmomslove.com/kids/easter-egg-decorating-ideas-for-kids/
1.4.20 - all foundation children
Can you design your own Easter egg?
Have fun with your creations!
31.3.20 - Fine Motor Development - DOUGH DISCO
To take part in this fun activity you will need to make some playdough, and this is really easy to do.
2 cups plain flour
1 cup salt
1 cup oil
1 cup cold water
2 drops liquid food colouring
1. Mix the flour and salt together in a large mixing bowl.
2. Add the cold water, oil and drops of food colouring and mix together.
3. When your ingredients are well mixed, take them out of your bowl and place your dough onto a flat surface, such as greaseproof paper.
4. Knead vigorously for a few minutes, until your dough feels like playdough and all of the stickiness has gone.
Now its time to join the dough disco!
Watch the video below. Enjoy!
30.3.20 - F2 (though all foundation children can do this activity)
Can you make an Easter card for somebody in your family?
You can choose your own design for the front or use one of the ideas below to inspire you.
Can you write an Easter message inside? Don’t forget to write your name inside so that they know who it is from!
PE - Cosmic Kids Yoga
Our children love taking part in these yoga sessions. They are a great way to get our bodies moving whilst practicing mindfulness too.
We're Going on a Bear Hunt is one of our favourites.
Follow the link - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KAT5NiWHFIU
F1 have had great fun participating in the different cosmic yoga stories throughout the year, so after you have completed 'We're Going on a Bear Hunt', type 'Cosmic Kids Yoga' into the YoutTube search engine and ask your children to choose another one.
PE - Joe Wicks 9am Monday-Friday
The 'Body Coach', Joe Wicks, will be uploading daily PE lessons to his YouTube channel. These are great workouts for the whole family. You will be able to access them via this link. There is also a playlist of existing workouts.
25.3.20 - F2
Draw a picture (in your yellow home learning book) of what it would have looked like outside your window when dinosaurs were alive. Watch Andy's Adventures to help you picture this if you need to:
Then draw a picture of what it looks like outside your window today!
Can you talk about the differences and how it has changed?