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St Bernadette Reception

Welcome to the Reception Class page. My name is Miss Obilaso and working alongside me this year are Mrs Manesh and Mrs Monica. We look forward to working with your children and watching them grow in confidence.
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Day 1 Activities (6th July)

Oh no! There has been a space crash... what happened? What can you see? Write a sentence or words about what you can see e.g. 'I can see a rocket.'

Oh no! There has been a space crash... what happened? What can you see? Write a sentence or words about what you can see e.g. 'I can see a rocket.' 1
Oh no! There has been a space crash... what happened? What can you see? Write a sentence or words about what you can see e.g. 'I can see a rocket.' 2

Can you find socks or shoes in your house and count in 2s up to 20? If you want a challenge try going to 30!

Can you find socks or shoes in your house and count in 2s up to 20? If you want a challenge try going to 30! 1

Count by 2s Song

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Phase 4 Phonics sound 'Cl'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr, Br, Fr, Bl, Fl, Gl and Pl?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Cl'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 5 Activities (2nd July)

Subtraction Song

Phase 4 Phonics sound 'Pl'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr, Br, Fr, Bl, Fl, and Gl?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Pl'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 4 Activities (July 1st)

Phase 4 Phonics Gl

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr, Br, Fr, Bl and Fl?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Gl'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 3 Activities (30th June 2020)

Subtraction Song for kids | Subtraction Facts | Subtraction Action | Jack Hartmann

This fun subtraction sentences song will engage students with movement as they actively participate in solving the subtraction sentence they are presented wi...

Phase 4 Phonics sound 'Fl'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr, Br, Fr and Bl?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Fl'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 2 Activities (30th June 2020)

What can you see? Write a sentence about what you can see in the picture. 'I can see the big yellow sun'. Don't forget your finger spaces, capital letters and full stops!

What can you see? Write a sentence about what you can see in the picture. 'I can see the big yellow sun'. Don't forget your finger spaces, capital letters and full stops!  1

Subtraction EYFS

Phase 4 Phonics sound Bl

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr, Br, and Fr?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Bl'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 1 Activities (Monday 29th June)

Challenge - Plan a tea party on the moon for the aliens.You could draw/write foods that you would want at the party.

think of foods that an alien might like, such as star biscuits, rockets, jelly or moon cheese!

Numberblocks - Subtraction | Learn to Count

This week Reception will be looking at subtracting a one digit numbers from a number. Objects will help,before they move onto numbers.

Phase 4 sound Fr

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr, Cr and Br?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Fr'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 5 Activities (Friday 26th June)

Can you find the missing number? All answers equal 10!

Number Pairs Song

5 and 5 make 10, and so do 3 and 7! Help your little one learn about number pairs with this catchy math song. To find more songs, games, and stories, check o...

Phase 4 sound Br

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr, Gr and Cr?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Br'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 4 Activities

Treasure hunt - Parents you will need to hide the cut out cards around the house or garden and give your child the sheet of paper to count the number of space objects and write them down, on the other sheet

Number Bonds to Ten Activity (find the missing number)

Farmer Pete song with animation by Sunshine Class (pupils aged 5 years)

We made our own animation for the Farmer Pete number bonds for 10 song.

Activity with the 'Cr' sound

Phase 4 sound 'Cr'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr and Gr?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Cr'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 3 Activities

The Solar System Song

It's a song about the Sun and the planets for children of all ages. This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123 Copyright 2011 A....

Number Bonds to Ten Activity

Number bonds to ten

Words with the 'Gr' sound in them

Phonics sound 'Gr'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt, Tr, Dr?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Gr'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at reading sentences with phase 4 words in them:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/4/sentences-4

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Day 2 Activities

Alien Writing Activity

Number bonds to 10 song | Astronauts song for children

Number bond activity

Planet colouring activity

Tr and Dr words

Phase 4 Phonics sound 'Dr'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt, xt and Tr?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Dr'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities 

Aliens Love Underpants w/Words, EFX & Music

For the rest of the term we will be focusing on the topic 'Space'.
Our book today is called 'Aliens Love Underpants'

Key communication questions?
Have you ever seen an alien before? If so, what was it like?
What things did the aliens do with their underpants?
Where did the aliens get the underpants from?
Would you like to be an alien, why?

Let's all do the 10 dance (number bonds to 10 song)

This week we will be revisiting and focusing on number bonds to 10!

Phase 4 sound Tr

Phase 4 sound xtCan you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt and xt?

Have a go at saying the sound.Today's sound is 'Tr'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 Activities

The Pirate Life - Moose Tube | GoNoodle

Which animal is heavier?

Phase 4 sound xt

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf, lk, pt ? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'xt'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 Activities 

Boom Chicka Boom - The Learning Station

The Polar Bear Length Song

Phonics letter blend 'pt'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk, lt,lp lf and lk ? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'pt'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 Activities 

Write a few words or a sentence using your phonics. What makes a good friend?

Today we are looking at the length of objects. Look around your house and find some objects that are short and some that are long. Next have a go at measuring them using (non standard unit of measurement) cubes, hands, paperclips or lollipop sticks.

Today we are looking at the length of objects. Look around your house and find some objects that are short and some that are long. Next have a go at measuring them using (non standard unit of measurement) cubes, hands, paperclips or lollipop sticks.  1

Longer and Shorter

Reading Sentences

Phase 4 sound lt lp lf and lk

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft,sk and lt? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'lt lp lf and lk'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Look around your house and find some heavy and light objects. Pick two objects at a time, can you compare them, which one is heavy and which ones is light.

Look around your house and find some heavy and light objects. Pick two objects at a time, can you compare them, which one is heavy and which ones is light. 1

Sesame Street - Heavy And Light

Phase 4 sound 'lt'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft and sk? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'lt'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities 

Rainbow Colouring Activity

THE RAINBOW FISH

Discussion about the book.
Why did the other fish not like the rainbow fish at first?
How would you describe the rainbow fish? What does he look like?
What did the octopus tell the rainbow fish to give to the other fish?
How did the rainbow fish feel after he had given his shiny scales away?

This week we are looking at measuring, have a go at the cup activity - You need 6 cups, can you fill them up matching the picture below? Match the words half full, empty, full, nearly full, nearly empty

This week we are looking at measuring, have a go at the cup activity - You need 6 cups, can you fill them up matching the picture below? Match the words half full, empty, full, nearly full, nearly empty 1

Phase 4 sound 'Sk'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt, nk and ft? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'Sk'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 Activities 

Maths activity (use your fingers, objects or a number line to help you) In a nutshell – It’s a great, interactive activity for introducing simple equations. You just need to take a sharpie, write some numbers and mathematical symbols on the edges of styrofoam cups or plastic , and then stack them on each other in a logical order (e.g. 1 + 3 = 4). What you need – Styrofoam Cups with Lips Sharpie Markers

Maths activity (use your fingers, objects or a number line to help you) In a nutshell – It’s a great, interactive activity for introducing simple equations. You just need to take a sharpie, write some numbers and mathematical symbols on the edges of styrofoam cups or plastic , and then stack them on each other in a logical order (e.g. 1 + 3 = 4). What you need – Styrofoam Cups with Lips Sharpie Markers 1

Count Together by 10's | Counting Workout for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Count by 10's and exercise with Jack Hartmann. Build your body and brain with this count by 10's video. Count by 10's to 100 and build your brain and body. L...

Phase 4 Phonics 'ft'


Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp, nt and nk? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'ft'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 Activities 

Counting By Tens Song

The Counting By Tens Song by Have Fun Teaching is a counting song that teaches kids how to count by 10's all the way to 100. Download the Counting Videos: ht...

Phase 4 sound nk

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp and nt? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'nk'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 Activities

Count 10-100

Phase 4 sound 'nt'

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St, nd, mp? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'nt'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 Activities 

THE BRAVEST FISH Read Along Aloud Story Book for Children Kids

Can you retell the story of the bravest fish using the pictures above?

Count by 10's

Phase 4 sound mp

Can you remember the sounds we have looked at St and nd? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'mp'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to put your sound buttons underneath the word.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities 

THE BRAVEST FISH Read Along Aloud Story Book for Children Kids

Questions to ask your child
Why did Stanley wake up late?
What does the word lonely mean?
What is a reflection?
How do you think Stanley felt at the end, when he saw the rest of the goldfish?

Can you draw Stanley's home, would there be coral, rocks, seaweed in there?
Write a sentence about where Stanley lives e.g.
Stanley lives in the sea.
Don't forget your full stop and capital letter.

Counting to 100

Counting in 10s

This week we are looking at counting in 10s, join in and see if you can count in your tens!

Can you play the game and read the words out?

Phase 4 Sound nd

Can you remember the last sound we looked at St? Have a go at saying the sound.

Today's sound is 'nd'. Have a go at sounding out the words in the video and then write them down using your phonics, don't forget to Put your sound buttons underneath.

Have a go at practicing the phase 4 tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out.
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 Activities

Hickory Dickory Dock

Phase 4 sound st

Phase 4 sound 'St'

Well done on completing all of the phase 3 sounds, if your child is confident and familiar with all of the sounds in Phase 3. They can move onto Phase 4, if not keep repeating the unfamiliar sounds in phase 3.

Todays sound is 'St'. Have a go at sounding out the words at the end of the video and then writing them down using your phonics, don't forget to Put your sound buttons underneath.

Day 4 Activities

"What Time Is It?"

This Catchy Tune Teaches Kids to Tell the Time in English and will have them Singing Along in Seconds. Every Child Needs to Learn the phrases One O'clock, Tw...

Day 3 Activities

Phase 3 sound er

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear, air and ure?

Have a go at saying and writing them. Today's sounds is er. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the er sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.htm

Day 2 Activities

The Very Hungry Spider

Today's Task

Draw a picture from the story of the very hungry spider and write either a sentence to describe him or words using your phonics.
e.g. The spider has four eyes.

Phase 3 sound ure

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or, ur, ow, oi, ear and air?

Have a go at saying and writing them. Today's sounds is ure. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ure sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities

Incy Wincy Spider

The Very Hungry Spider

Discuss the story.
Why do you think the spider didn't want to eat the fly at first?
What's the biggest spider you have seen before?
Do you like spiders and why?
Why do spiders build webs?

Have a go at making your own clock

What's the Time?

Phase 3 sound air

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or, ur, ow, oi and ear ?

Have a go at saying and writing them. Today's sounds is air. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the air sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Have a lovely half-term!

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Day 5 Activities 

Hungry Caterpillar Cutting Activity

Phase 3 sound ear

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or, ur, ow and oi ?

Have a go at saying and writing them.Today's sounds is ear. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ear sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 Activities 

Make your Own Hungry Caterpillar

If you don't have green and red paper, use paint or pens to colour the paper!

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Story

Phase 3 sound oi

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or, ur and ow ?

Have a go at saying and writing them.Todays sounds is oi. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the oi sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 Activities 

Have a go at making an octopus painting! You will need the following: paint, googly eyes, paper/card, glue and tissue paper. Trace your hand onto card and cut round, to create the octopus. Then you can stick on the cheerios onto the bottom of the cut out card (optional). Next paint the octopus any colour of your choice. Once painted, grab your A4 paper and paint blue, for the ocean. When your octopus has dried you can add the googly eyes, using glue. With the tissue paper tear it into short strips to make the coral and stick onto the A4 paper/ card.

Have a go at making an octopus painting! You will need the following: paint, googly eyes, paper/card, glue and tissue paper. Trace your hand onto card and cut round, to create the octopus. Then you can stick on the cheerios onto the bottom of the cut out card (optional). Next paint the octopus any colour of your choice. Once painted, grab your A4 paper and paint blue, for the ocean. When your octopus has dried you can add the googly eyes, using glue. With the tissue paper tear it into short strips to make the coral and stick onto the A4 paper/ card. 1

Positional language activity

Positional Language Around the Farm

Phase 3 sound ow

an you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar, or and ur ?

Have a go at saying and writing them.Todays sounds is ow. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ow sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 Activities

Today you are going to create a story map, based on your favourite book! Below is a story map for the story, 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. A story Map takes the key events within a story and draws a picture for each one. The aim is your child can use the story map to tell the story from start to finish, using the pictures as reminders.

Today you are going to create a story map, based on your favourite book! Below is a story map for the story, 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears'. A story Map takes the key events within a story and draws a picture for each one. The aim is your child can use the story map to tell the story from start to finish, using the pictures as reminders.  1

Phase 3 sound ur

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound), ar and or?

Have a go at saying and writing them.Todays sounds is ur. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ur sound?

Have a go at the game below:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities

Have a read of your favourite book and draw your favourite character. Can you describe what your character looks like? Write words to describe your character or a sentence to describe it. 

Positional language activity

Where's the Monkey?

A song to help children learn prepositions of place. This song was written and performed by A.J. Jenkins. Video by KidsTV123. Copyright 2011 A.J.Jenkins/Kids...

Positional language

This week we will be looking at positional language such as behind, under, in, on etc.

Phase 3 sound or

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound), oo (short sound) and ar ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is or. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the or sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 Activities

Communication and Language activity - Place a sticky note on your forehead, writing a children's character or something within the room on the note. The children will need to ask questions to do with the character or object to find out what it is.

Communication and Language activity - Place a sticky note on your forehead, writing a children's character or something within the room on the note. The children will need to ask questions to do with the character or object to find out what it is. 1
Day 4 Activities 

What can you find outside or inside that match the colours in the rainbow? When you find something take a picture!

What can you find outside or inside that match the colours in the rainbow? When you find something take a picture! 1

Phase 3 sound ar

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo (long sound) and oo (short sound) ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is ar. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ar sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 Activities

Make 2 circles on the floor or draw 2 circles on a sheet of paper. Using any objects around the house can you half different quantities? e.g. Half of 6 packets of crisps, apples etc

Make 2 circles on the floor or draw 2 circles on a sheet of paper. Using any objects around the house can you half different quantities? e.g. Half of 6 packets of crisps, apples etc  1

Halving

When looking at halving numbers we need to remember they need to be equal. The same amount/number on both sides.

Phase 3 sound oo (short sound)

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa and oo (long sound) ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is oo. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the oo sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 Activities

Have a go at making your own firework paintings, using either tissue roll tubes or cardboard.

Have a go at making your own firework paintings, using either tissue roll tubes or cardboard. 1

Communication and Language - Discuss what you can see in the picture? What would you like to play with? What was it like when you went to the beach? What was your favourite part about going to the beach? Would you like to go again and what would you take? Write a sentence about what you can see or write down things that you can see e.g. sun.

Communication and Language - Discuss what you can see in the picture? What would you like to play with? What was it like when you went to the beach? What was your favourite part about going to the beach? Would you like to go again and what would you take? Write a sentence about what you can see or write down things that you can see e.g. sun. 1

Doubling activity - This activity involves using a mirror to find double of the number of objects. Have a go at finding doubles of numbers up to 5, writing the number sentences down.

Doubling activity - This activity involves using a mirror to find double of the number of objects. Have a go at finding doubles of numbers up to 5, writing the number sentences down. 1

Phase 3 sound oo (long sound)

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee, igh and oa ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is oo. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the oo sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 Activities

Double Numbers

This week we will be looking at doubling and halving!

Phase 3 sound oa

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee and igh ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is oa. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the oa sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 Activities 

Pairs game - Cut out the picture and the words, muddle them up and see if you can sound out the words and match them together.

One less song

Phase 3 sound Igh

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng, ai, ee ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is igh. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the high sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 Activities

DIY Telephone The activity – Communication and language area. This simple, crafty telephone will engage kids for hours. All they need to do is paint some plastic cups, poke a hole in each of them, and thread string through the bottom. You can experiment with various speaking activities but we recommend the old school game of telephone where kids whisper to each other and pass the message around. What you need – Plastic Cups String or Rope Paint for Decoration.

DIY Telephone The activity –  Communication and language area. This simple, crafty telephone will engage kids for hours. All they need to do is paint some plastic cups, poke a hole in each of them, and thread string through the bottom. You can experiment with various speaking activities but we recommend the old school game of telephone where kids whisper to each other and pass the message around.  What you need –  Plastic Cups String or Rope Paint for Decoration. 1

Phase 3 sound ee

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th, ng and ai? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is ee. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ee sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/PicnicOnPluto.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 Activities

Memory Game activity – Communication and language development. Take several paper plates and markers and write some letters if you want to practice literacy or draw shapes, animals and other items if it’s time to build their vocabulary. See if you can remember where they are, after they have been turned over.

Memory Game activity –   Communication and language development. Take several paper plates and markers and write some letters if you want  to practice literacy or draw shapes, animals and other items if it’s time to build their vocabulary. See if you can remember where they are, after they have been turned over.  1

One Less

Phase 3 sound ai

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh, Th and ng? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is ai. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the ai sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 Activities 

Cut out the words and make a sentence.

Making a rainbow using salt dough!

Making a rainbow using salt dough! 1

One More!

Phase 3 sound Ng

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch, Sh and Th? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Ng. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word that has the Ng sound?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 activities 

Have a go at finding one more and one less

One More One Less

This week we will be looking at adding on one more and subtracting one less from a number

Phase 3 sound Th

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu, Ch and Sh? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Th. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with Th?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/PicnicOnPluto.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 5 activities 

Ways of making 10!

CBeebies: The Numtums - Ways to Make Ten Listen and sing along to the Ways To Make Ten song. Visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies to find even more fun games ...

Sh and Ch sounds

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Phase 3 sound Sh

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu and Ch? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Sh. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with Sh?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html?

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 activities

Can you make different colours by mixing the prime colours?

Can you make different colours by mixing the prime colours? 1

Counting By Twos Song

Phase 3 sound Ch

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y, Z, Qu? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Ch. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with Ch?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html?

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 activities

Phase 3 sound Qu

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X, Y and Z? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Qu. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with Qu?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 activities

Have a go at following the lines, to build up your fine motor skills!

Can you create number sentences from the stories?

Making Ten (Number Bonds to 10 Song)

A catchy, fun song to help children learn their number bonds to 10. It has a Numicon video so the children can see the numbers making the bonds.

Phase 3 sound Z

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W, X and Y? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Z. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with Z?

Have a go at the game below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/PicnicOnPluto.html

Try reading the sentence aloud:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/Sentences3.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 1 activities 

Have a go at making a butterfly using different paper! You can use scissors or just tear the paper to create your butterfly :)

Have a go at making a butterfly using different paper! You can use scissors or just tear the paper to create your butterfly :) 1

A Children's Story about things that matter

What does the word kind mean to you? Talk about a time you were kind. What did you do? How did it make you feel to be kind? Can you draw a picture of a time when you were kind to someone?
Have a go at writing words to do with the picture or even a sentence.

e.g. I was kind to ....

Draw the dots on the ladybird and write the number bonds to 10 you can use objects or a number line (ruler) to help!

Number bonds to 10

This week we are looking at number bonds to ten, two single digit numbers when added together make 10 e.g. 8 + 2 = 10

Gather 10 of the same objects these could be cubes, counters, blocks etc.

How many different ways can you split them to make a number sentence (5+5=10)

Phase 3 Y sound

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W and X? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is Y. Have a go at writing and saying the sound. Can you think of a word beginning with y?

Have a go at the game buried treasure, below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 4 activities 

Phase 3 sound X

Can you remember the previous days sounds J, V, W ? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is X. Have a go at writing and saying the sound.

Have a go at the game buried treasure, below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 3 activities

Can you find any of the bugs in your garden or on a walk?

Read Aloud - Eat Your Peas - Children's Book - by Kes Gray

Listen to the story 'Eat Your Peas'.
Can you draw a plate and foods that you don't like eating? Have a go at using your phonics to write the words next to the picture.

Phase 3 W sound

Can you remember the previous days sounds J and V? Have a go at saying and writing them.

Todays sounds is W. Have a go at writing and saying the sound.

Have a go at the game buried treasure, below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/DragonsDen.html

Also, see if you can read some of the tricky words, remember with tricky words you can't sound them out! https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/TrickyWordTrucks.html

Day 2 activities!

Maths Challenge! Can you find 4 different sized shoes in your house and put them in order, longest shoe to the shortest shoe? Extra challenge - Can you measure them using objects such as cars, cubes, lego etc?

Maths Challenge!  Can you find 4 different sized shoes in your house and put them in order, longest shoe to the shortest shoe?  Extra challenge - Can you measure them using objects such as cars, cubes, lego etc? 1

Can you cut out the coin and match it to the correct amount?

Money song

If you have real coins fantastic or even cut out and make your own coins.
Can you identify the coins and put them in order of highest value to the lowest value?
Are there things around your house that you could buy with the coins?

Phase 3 sound V

Do you remember yesterdays sound? Can you say it allowed and write it on your paper or even a word, containing the V sound?

Todays sounds is V. Have a go at writing and saying the sound.

Have a go at the game buried treasure, below:
https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/member-only/BuriedTreasure2.html

Day 1 activities

Challenge of the day! Can you find 10 small objects in your house? Extra challenge: Can you find 20 small objects or even 30?

Have a go at writing your name, using different coloured pens, paints or materials!

Count to 100!

Reception class you are brilliant with your counting, see if you can count to 20 and even higher!
Write your numbers 1 - 20 out on paper/ chalk, paint. Be careful that they are formed correctly :)

Phase 3 sound J

Have a go at writing the 'J' sound. Can you think of any words beginning with J or anything in your house? Have a go at using your phonics to sound them out!

Phonics play have free online activities, have a go at putting the words into 'Bob' or 'Obb'

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Welcome back Reception :)

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Wishing Reception class a very Happy Easter! Make sure you enjoy this half term break, with your families and have lots of fun playing your favourite games and activities. We all miss you and look forward to seeing you soon, make sure you are listening to Mummies and Daddies! :)

Wishing Reception class a very Happy Easter! Make sure you enjoy this half term break, with your families and have lots of fun playing your favourite games and activities. We all miss you and look forward to seeing you soon, make sure you are listening to Mummies and Daddies! :)     1

Extra Printable resources for Reception class.

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RECEPTION CLASS SPRING TIMETABLE & CURRICULUM

Science week - Reception took part in a scientific workshop, working out who took the money by searching for clues and eliminating the suspects. In the end they worked out it was suspect Candy!

Our book focus this week has been Jack and the Beanstalk, so we are growing our own plants in reception. Fingers crossed we will see some shoots soon!

World book day costumes, you all look fantastic!

As part of our topic 'Let's Pretend', reception watched a puppet show and then made their own show using the puppets they made last week.

Wow! Your masks are amazing Reception Class.We are very impressed with the standard of half term homework and these are not even all of them!

Reception have made their own sock puppets and they look fantastic!

This week we have been looking at dinosaurs. Reception were shocked to find a mysterious object in our playground! We also enjoyed making fossils.

Reception are looking at the story Handas Surprise. We had visitors from the story come into our classroom. The children also looked at where the fruit in the story came from and tried some new fruits.

Reception and nursery trip to the farm!

First aid in reception!

This week we are looking at positional language and using the beebots to move around the maps.

Reception are looking at ways of keeping healthy, we tried a range of fruits and vegetables.

Reception are looking at changing different foods, we froze ice, toasted bread and mixed food colouring.

The children were so excited to move into their new classroom. They've settled in really well and are enjoying their new room!

Reception went to Tesco to buy ingredients to make jam sandwiches. We were hoping that the tiger might pop along from the book 'The tiger who came to tea'. What a pleasant surprise, he must have smelt the jam sandwiches!

Wow Reception, your plates are fantastic! Great start to our topic 'Food'!

Merry Christmas from Reception!

Reception enjoyed creating Christmas crafts with their parents today. Thank you for coming into Reception Class!

Reception Class Timetable

We made christmas decorations for our trees.

Well done Reception children for your fantastic Nativity performance! You all did such a wonderful job!

Well done Reception children for your fantastic Nativity performance! You all did such a wonderful job!  1

December has arrived! The children are enjoying all the Christmas activities, leading up to the 25th!

Reception created the Gruffalo using their hand print and went on a walk in the Gruffalo's forest and met all the different creatures!

Reception have taken selfies and created Gruffalo characters using markup. Can you guess the characters that the children have created?

Reception are looking at which animals from the Gruffalo story are Shorter and Longer, we then used cubes to compare them.

Reception this week are sequencing the story 'The Gruffalo' and retelling it. The children are writing words and sentences to retell the story, fantastic job reception!

This week we are reading the story 'The Gruffalo', the children had a fantastic workshop where they met the GRUFFALO! Reception thoroughly enjoyed it and couldn't stop laughing.

Reception have been enjoying their new costumes! Big thank you to Luay's Mummy!

This week Reception have been looking at adding one more to a number. We have been using our bears to count on one more.

'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' - This week in IPC we have been looking at the story of Goldilocks and the three bears. The children have been role playing the story with their friends!

Judaism Week - This week we have been looking at the life of a Jewish child and what their day to day life is like. We tried on Jewish traditional clothing and made stars to show the Jewish symbol.

This week we prepared for our tea party by making patterned cookies, Jelly and popcorn. Reception enjoyed setting up the classroom and showing their families and friends around!

Reception had a visit from Brother David this week, he talked to the children about the month of Mary and prayed with them. Brother David also taught the children a song with his keyboard!

The children have been curious as to what is happening next to our classroom. Reception have been on our own construction site, building and fixing.

As part of 'Black History Month' our reading focus has been the story 'Jamelas Dress'. The children have been recreating African patterns using paint and printing different shapes on to them.

In RE we are thinking about 'Beginnings', in particular the beginnings of our families. We looked at where we are from and the different customs practiced within a country, reception really enjoyed taking part in the Indian dancing.

Reception this week have been looking and learning about worms, we found lots of different sized worms in our playground.

As part of our IPC topic 'Family and Friends' the children brought in photos of their families and discussed them with the rest of their peers.

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