Week Beginning 8.2.21

Home learning for Reception Monday 8th February

Hello Children, 

Welcome to a new week!

parents, Play is a vital part of the curriculum in Reception. At home part of your child’s learning time should include some play opportunities. Don’t feel guilty letting them play, it is part of the curriculum set by the government,and it vital to the development of young children.


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Today we would like you to practice spelling your phase 2 tricky words. Use 'look, cover, write, check.'

Link below if you would like to print off the above, but it is possible to do this activity without the sheet.



See seesaw for today's activity.


Can you write a sentence about the Rainbow Fish?


This week we are going to look at length and height.

Watch this video.


Do you know these words - long, short, tall, wide, narrow?

At home:

Can you find the longest scarf?

The shortest pencil?

The tallest person?

The widest cupboard?

The narrowest book?


Other curriculum areas

Can you make a rainbow fish? Here are some ideas

Reception home learning Tuesday 9th February

Hello children,

Welcome to Tuesday. We hope you enjoy today's activities. don't forget to check out the activity on seesaw too!


Today we are going to learn all about ur.



Phase 3 Phonics | ur Digraph

Phase 3 Phonics | ur DigraphLearn sounding out (blending) using this series of Simply Phonics videos. This is the 'ur' digraph, often called an 'r' controlle...

Ask an adult to hide these words around the house and see if you can find them and read them.

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reading questions


Today we would like you to practice your handwriting. Practice writing the letters which start with a c shape again. See examples below. Don’t forget to start going around in the right direction.


You might like to practice on the app below.



Today we are going to compare lengths.

Watch the video below.

Comparing the length of 3 objects.

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Can you collect 3 pieces of ribbon, 3 cars, 3 pencils or crayons and put them in order from shortest to longest? Or you might like to make some playdough worms and order them from shortest to longest.

Now think about height. Can you put the people in your family in order of height from shortest to tallest? Who is the tallest? who is the shortest

Other curriculum areas

See seesaw for todays work.

Reception home learning for Wednesday 10th February

Hello children, 

We hope you are all staying safe at home and are working with Mommy and Daddy when they ask you to. Your work is amazing. A big well done.


Lots of children find ar, or and ur confusing because they end with the same letter, so we are going to do some work about this. Watch the video and play the activity. You will need to stop the video to give yourself time to read the words.

Simply Phonics: Phase 3 Vowel Digraph Game ar/or/ur Speed Splat

This phase 3 phonics game is a great way to help children practise their blending or 'sounding out' of words. It features the vowel digraphs 'ar, or and ur'....

Can you write words to match these pictures?



Snuggle up and enjoy another Rainbow Fish story.


Rainbow Fish and the Whale is a Tuff Book adaption of the picture book Rainbow Fish and the Big Blue Whale (North-South Books, 1998).Rainbow Fish and his fri...


Think of words to describe Rainbow fish. Draw a picture of Rainbow Fish in the middle of a page, and write words to describe him around the picture.


See seesaw for today's activities.

Other curriculum area

see seesaw for todays activity.

Reception home learning for Thursday 11th February



Today we are going to have a pancake themed lesson. Ask an adult to help you to cut out some pancakes from paper. Ask your adult to write these words on the pancakes. Put them in a frying pan and flip them. Can you read the words?

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We are going to read a pancake story today as we are thinking about celebrating pancake day next Tuesday.

Do you think Mr Wolf's neighbours and were good at sharing out jobs?

Mr Wolf's Pancakes, by Jan Fearnley

Mr Wolf's Pancakes, by Jan Fearnley. Read aloud by Nigel Planer."Join Mr Wolf in the kitchen as he gets into lots of trouble making pancakes in this funny, i...


Ask an adult to show you a recipe for pancakes. Can you write down a shopping list of all the things you will need to make pancakes next week?


See seesaw for today's lesson

other curriculum areas

Reception home learning for Friday 12th February


Happy Chinese New year! Today we are going to base our work around Chinese New Year. It is the year of the Ox. Can you find out what animal it was in the year you were born? Learn more about Chinese New Year today.


see seesaw for today's activities.



RUBY'S CHINESE NEW YEAR Book Read Aloud | New Years Books for Kids | Children's Books Read Aloud

Hey Happy Readers!! Welcome to our Children's Books Read Aloud! In this video we present the New Year's Books for Kids, Ruby's Chinese New Year book read al...


Try writing capital letters in English and Chinese today. Why not write your name in Chinese. Remember in China they write down the page and not across.


Today try a measure investigation. Draw around your foot and cut it out. How many pasta pieces long is your foot?  What can you find longer than your foot? shorter than your foot? Wider? Narrower? Draw around everyone's footprints in your house and cut them out. Order them according to size. Cut out lots of your footprints and see how many footprints tall you are!

Other curriculum areas.

Find out about Chinese New Year by watching these videos


CBeebies: Preparing For Chinese New Year - Let's Celebrate

Abbie and her brother clean the house in preparation for the Chinese New Year celebrations.Visit CBeebies at http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies to find even more ...

CBeebies: Celebrating Chinese New Year - Let's Celebrate

Abbie takes to the street with her family for a parade and firecracker display.Visit CBeebies at http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies to find even more fun games an...

Why not make something for Chinese New Year. Maybe a lantern or puppet or something else!

Why not try a Chinese New Year dance!



Chinese New Year Song for Kids | Chinese Dragon Dance for Children | Chinese New Year for Kids

The Kiboomers! Chinese New Year song for kids. Chinese Dragon Dance for Children.★Get this song on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/holiday-songs-f...

Have a brilliant half term!

half term. A big well done!

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