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Monday 1st February 2021

Home Learning 1st February 2021


Session 1 - Phonics

We are going to continue learning Phase 3 sounds which are all digraphs, two letters making one sound or a trigraph, three letters making one sound. Click the link for Letters and Sounds video for segmenting and blending to read words with the trigraph ‘igh’


Session 2 – English

Watch the video of Mrs Holmes sharing the beginning of the book Astro Girl again. Astrid and her Dad make her favourite biscuits. What shape are Astrid’s biscuits? Why do you think they are that shape? What shape would you like?


If possible, make some biscuits at home with your grown up. Use the Easiest Biscuits Ever recipe attached below or use your favourite recipe if you would rather. Talk about each step of making the biscuits. What ingredients do you need?  What equipment do you need? Do you have to mix, whisk, knead, roll, squash, cut out?


Share photos of you making the biscuits and I would also love to see a photo of your finished yummy biscuits too.


Session 3 -  Maths - Making pairs

Watch the video of Mrs Leigh finding out about pairs. A pair is when we have a group of 2



Go on a walk to collect some natural objects. Explore making pairs with what you have found.



Can you show me how many groups of 2 you have.


Session 4- PE - Cosmic Yoga

Click on the link for Mike, the Cosmic Space Monkey.

Mike The Cosmic Space Monkey | A Cosmic Kids Yoga Adventure! - YouTube


Session 5 Letter Formation

Please log on to letter-join at www.letter-join.co.uk





Click the blue easy letters. This week we are working on u, w and e formations. Use this to watch and practise the correct cursive formations.


Extra Fun - Measure- Capacity Fun

Find 3 different sized pots, bowls or cups.  Use water or rice to fill the pots. Can you fill the pot so it is full? Can you half fill the pot to half full?


Choose a spoon. How many spoonsful of water or rice to fill the smallest pot? How many spoonsful to fill the biggest pot?


How many of the smallest pot does it take to fill the biggest pot?


Story time

Today’s story is Whatever Next by Jill Murphy and read by Mrs Holmes.