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Hawthorn

Primary School

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Nursery learning Spring 1 2021

This week we are continuing to look at the nursery rhyme “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”. We will expand our focus to include more about farms.

Monday 1st March 2021

Maths

Counting accurately to 10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=voCrQ1ebEdU Watch this video with your grown up and try counting to 10.

Theme/ Literacy

The Farm – Chickens.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000gqrx/jojo-gran-gran-spring-7-its-time-to-visit-the-farm watch this episode with your grown up. Talk about what has happened to Melanie the chicken. Talk to your grown up about where a chicken comes from.

Can you draw some pictures of 1.An egg    2. The egg cracking open.  3 .A chicken

Name writing

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Alliteration

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDX7bYiiBPg Try to alliterate your own name (David’s dangerous dinosaur)

Tuesday 2nd  March 2021

 

Maths

Counting accurately to 10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diMJIlv-4N0

Watch the video with your grown up and find things that you can count 10 of (pieces of fruit, tins of food, books).

 

Theme/ Literacy

                                                        The Farm – Visit                                                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8BeIc-igpkI Watch this video with your grown up about a visit to the zoo. What kind f things do the children do at the farm to help out? What would be your favourite thing to do if you visited a farm?

Gross Motor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kcQJDpj5TSY&list=PLr3qwB3E7s8g9_xM-CxiTP3MqlD7aTR1t Have a go at following the movements in the video.

Phonics

Making an alien.

Draw a picture if an alien! Give it a name using alliteration, for example Ping Pang Poo Pop.

Wednesday 3rd March 2021

 

Maths

Counting beyond 10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MVzXKfr6e8 Watch this video with your grown up and try counting to 20.

 

Theme/ Literacy

The Farm – Baby animals

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0lAPXRAXV58 Watch this video with your grown up about baby farm animals. Can you remember what the baby animals are called?

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YKmRB2Z3g2s Do some yoga with your grown up.

Phonics

Matching words using Initial sounds.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gH2S8OzvQ8 Watch the video with your grown up, can you find some things around your house that start with the same letter (for example, Cow, cup, candle)

Thursday 4th March

 

Maths

Counting beyond 10.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EbgwPx6mYu4 Watch the video with your grown up and find things that you can count 20 of  (pieces of fruit, tins of food, books).

PSHE

Its ok to disagree with someone.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000bhm6/bing-series-2-22-story?seriesId=m0009xhl Watch the episode of Bing with your grown up. Talk about what happens? What should you do if you have a disagreement with your friend?

Theme/ Literacy

The Farm – Where they live

Different animals need different things to eat and different things to make them feel happy, what this video and talk about with your grown up.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O4tzweWNDgE Choose one of the animals and draw them where they live. Explain what you have drawn and get your grown up to label it (Draw some ducks in a pond)

Phonics

                                                       Alliteration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDX7bYiiBPg Watch the video with your grown up and then get a collection of your toys and try to tell your grown up what sound each one starts with.                    (for example, Car CC car, dinosaur ddd)

Friday 5th March

Maths

Counting games - beyond 10.

 

Play this game with your grown up. https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

Theme/ Literacy

The Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70ugvRmq3KQ Play this game with your grown up!

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0006ny2/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-714-tom-odell-bathroom-boogie Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

 

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “Old MacDonald Had a Farm”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about what happens in it.

Monday 22nd February  2021

Maths

Representing number with marks.

Play a simple ball game, it could be throwing a small ball into a box. Make a tally chart of how many times each person gets the ball into the box. Encourage your child to make a mark every time the ball goes in the box. See example below.

Mom

Daniel

l l l l l

l l l

 

Theme/ Literacy

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “ Old McDonald Had A Farm”.  Sing the nursery rhyme with your grown up.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6HzoUcx3eo

Talk about some of the animals, can you remember what sounds they make?

Name writing

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Odd One Out.

Before half term we were looking at words that rhyme. Watch the video with your grown up. Go through what pictures you can see and try to work out which is the odd one out (the one that doesn’t rhyme).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QTWI0NgOWfs

Tuesday 23rd  February 2021

 

Maths

Representing number with marks.

Find some things around your house you can count (fruit, tins, toys), make a tally chart to keep count of them. Here is an example using fruit.

 

Bananas

Oranges

Apples

Mangoes

l l l l

l l l l l l l

l l l l l

l l

 

Encourage your child to make the marks on the chart. Count each group and write the number.

 

Theme/ Literacy

Old McDonald Had A Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_6HzoUcx3eo Draw some of the animals that are in the song and label them.

Gross Motor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBY4SkT7AGM Have a go at the dance moves on the video!

Phonics

I know a word

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDd2SqBFnnI Watch the video with your grown up. Can you find some things around the house to play the same kind of game?

Wednesday 24th February 2021

 

Maths

Exploring shapes in the environment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mYtEmJ2TzOQ Watch the video with your grown and talk about the different shapes.

Theme/ Literacy

Old McDonald Had A Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E-K9DhMhyrw Watch the video with your grown and try to guess what the farm animals like to eat.

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xlg052EKMtk Do some Frozen yoga with your grown up.

Phonics

I Spy game

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gzUz41TjAmg  Watch the video with your grown up. You will need to pause it to give time to answer the “I Spy” question.

Thursday 25th February

 

Maths

Exploring shapes in the environment

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B0PQMH7Vr70 Read the online story with your grown up and talk about what you have read.

PSHE

Its ok to feel angry.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08n2cyq/patchwork-pals-series-1-23-ram Why is Ram angry? What do his friends do to help him? Talk to your grown up about the last time you were angry, what happened? What should you do when you get angry?

Theme/ Literacy

Old McDonald Had A Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EZtjnJvt6yg Watch the short video with your grown up. Talk about the things that we get from farm animals and go on a hunt to find some!!

Phonics

                                                       Alliteration

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HDX7bYiiBPg Watch the video with your grown up and have a go at coming up with your own alliteration ideas.

Friday 26th February

Maths

Shape Hunt.

Go on a shape hunt around your house, identify as many shapes as you can. Take some pictures of what you find and send them to us.

Theme/ Literacy

Old McDonald Had A Farm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fRF2toXEeE Watch the real life video showing us what life at a farm is like. Talk about what you see.

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b0bnb997/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-653-arthur-darvill-the-bot-that-scott-built   Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “1 2 Buckle My Shoe”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about what happens in it.

Monday 8th February  2021

Maths

Positional Language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8F0NYBBKczM

Watch the video with your grown up. Talk about “on”, “in” and “under”. Use your favourite toy (bear, dinosaur) and play a game with your grown up where you have to place it “on” “in” and “under something. Take some photos and send them to school.  enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch.uk

Theme/ Literacy

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “ 1 2 Buckle My Shoe”.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Otf4_UEvnQ8                                                                    Sing the nursery rhyme with your grown up, see how fast you can sing!

Can you get your grown up to write the numbers 1 and 2 on a piece paper, then can you draw a picture of a shoe. Describe your shoe (is it a shoe, boot, flip flop?, what colour is it?)and get your grown up to write down your ideas.

Name writing

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Today we are looking at syllables. syllable is a part of a word that contains sounds (phonemes) of a word. It usually has a vowel in it. A syllable is also called a 'beat' and teachers often teach children to identify syllables by clapping the 'beats' in words. Watch the video and have a go!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HKxAjCqc3wU

Tuesday 9th February 2021

 

Maths

Positional Language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niPyVnC6W5g

Watch the video with your grown up. Talk about “in front”, “next to” and “between”. Use your favourite toy (bear, dinosaur) and play a game with your grown up where you have to place it “in front”, “next to” and “between”. something. Take some photos and send them to school.  enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch.uk

Theme/ Literacy

Can you get your grown up to write the numbers 3 and 4 on a piece paper, then can you draw a picture of a door. Describe your door (how big/small it is, what colour it is, what is the handle like) and get your grown up to write down your ideas.

Gross Motor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oLaJ4jyKBUY&list=PLZg6hsDZaXYHWko8nbgmwIlnB3DhWO0jQ

Have a go at the movements as you watch the video.

Phonics

Play this rhyming game with your grown up. You will have to register (all it asks for is an email address and to create a password. IT IS COMPLETELY FREE)

https://www.education.com/game/match-rhyming-words/

Wednesday 10th February 2021

 

Maths

Positional Language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ftLIV92ovgk Watch the video with your grown up, can you help Steve find his ball?

Theme/ Literacy

Can you get your grown up to write the numbers 5 and 6 on a piece paper, then can you draw a picture of some sticks. Describe your sticks (are they all the same size? Where would you get sticks from) and get your grown up to write down your ideas.

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpUqY2bCcxk

Watch the video and copy the yoga poses from your favourite cartoon characters.

Phonics

https://www.education.com/game/rhyming-words-match-up/ Play another rhyming game with your grown up.

Thursday 11th February

 

Maths

Positional Language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cllQxy7I5as Watch the video with your grown up. Can you play a similar game together.

 

PSHE

Its ok to feel sad.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b046ts21/bing-series-1-2-bye-bye Why is Bing sad, what has happened? What do you do when you are sad to make you feel better?

Theme/ Literacy

Can you get your grown up to write the numbers 7 and 8 on a piece paper, then can you draw a picture of some sticks lying in a straight line.

Phonics

Sing some of your favourite nursery rhymes with your grown up. Can you pick out some of the words that rhyme?

Friday 12th February

Maths

Positional Language.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idJYhjGyWTU Watch the video with your grown up just to remind you of everything we have been learning about this week.

Theme/ Literacy

Can you get your grown up to write the numbers 9 and 10 on a piece paper, then can you draw a picture of a big fat hen.

Can you put all the pictures you have drawn in order of the nursery rhyme?

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story   https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000266l/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-683-greg-james-a-couch-for-llama Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “Row Row Row Your Boat”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about what happens in it.

Monday 2nd February  2021

Maths

Number

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/sorting-shapes-based-on-name-or-colour-68rp8d?activity=video&step=1

Watch the video and talk about different ways to sort the shapes (by colour and by shape). Can you find some things around your home and have a go at sorting.

Theme

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “ Row Row Row Your Boat”.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rafox-9P3r8

Play a game with your grown up, pretend you are in a row boat and act out the nursery rhyme.

English

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Action hands. Watch the video with your grown up  https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/this-is-me-60t36d?activity=video&step=1

Tuesday 3rd February 2021

Maths

Matching activities. Collect some different types of socks from your sock drawer (different colours, patterns) mix them all and then sort them back into matching pairs.

 

Theme

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/to-understand-what-floating-and-sinking-is-74w6ct?activity=video&step=1 Watch the video and fill the sink or bath with water, find some objects around the house and have a go at guessing whether they will sink or float.

Gross Motor

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUeHKKL-SNY Have a go at some of the activities that you have watched on the video.

Phonics

Talk to your grown up about when you need to be quiet and when you can be loud.

You need to be quiet if someone is asleep or if you are in the library, talk about why.

You can be loud at the park or at a party, talk about why.

Wednesday 3rd February

 

Maths

Number

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/comparing-sets-without-counting-cgvpac?activity=video&step=1  Talk about the video with your grown up, have a go at doing the activity and making a tea party.

PSHE

Things that make us happy. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b06z9h6m/something-special-were-all-friends-series-10-14-happy  Talk to your grown up about things that make you happy. Draw a picture and get your grown up to label it.

Cooking

Make something to eat with your grownup. It could be as simple as putting the bread in the toaster and talking about the changes that happen when the bread changes to toast. Don’t forget to have a go at buttering your toast!!

Phonics

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP3UHE0duCU Watch the video about rhyming words. Can you come up with some rhyming words with your grown up?

Thursday 4th February

Maths

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/andys-aquatic-spot-the-difference Play spot the difference game with your grown up.

Singing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls2RJUsBx4o Watch the video of Blippi singing about different types of boats. Can you remember the names of any boats they talk about?

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story  https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000fzt0/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-743-dermot-oleary-charlie-cooks-favourite-book   Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

Friday 6th February

Maths

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/andys-aquatic-spot-the-difference Play spot the difference game with your grown up.

Singing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ls2RJUsBx4o Watch the video of Blippi singing about different types of boats. Can you remember the names of any boats they talk about?

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story  https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000fzt0/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-743-dermot-oleary-charlie-cooks-favourite-book   Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a Fish Alive”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about what happens in it.

Monday 25th January  2021

Maths

Number

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

Play the maths game with your child, count how many underwater creatures you can see and click the correct number!

Theme

1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a Fish Alive

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “1,2,3,4,5 Once I caught a Fish Alive https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ir_l7qTiZ4

Draw a picture of a person fishing. Can you draw 10 fish?.

English

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Sound Story  https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-sound-story/zhq792p

Listen to the sound story with your child.

Tuesday 26h January 2021

Maths

Draw and cut out some fish (get your grown up to help). Practise counting them.

Theme

Get your grown up to help draw round both of your hands. Talk about which hand is your right and which hand is your left. Talk about your “little finger on my right”.

English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z2aGCrnumdQ

Have a go at the fine motor exercises to help you hold a pencil.

Phonics

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/whats-behind-the-door?phase=1

Play this phonics game with your grownup.

Wednesday  27th January

Maths

Number

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-4djlIJR8R4

Watch the video that looks at the number 4. Practise counting objects 1,2,3, 4. Organise toys, spoons, pillows into groups of 4.

Theme

Under the sea

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000fl7v/something-special-were-all-friends-series-12-14-under-the-sea   Watch this video with your grown up and talk about it.

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhYtcadR9nw

Try some underwater yoga with your grownup.

Phonics

Have a go at this fishy action song   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cg-wnQKRHTs

 

Thursday 28th January

Maths

Number

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/playlist-number-raps?collection=numbers-and-letters

Have a listen to some number raps.

Theme

Create your own fish, draw a fish on a piece of paper and rip pieces of toilet paper into small pieces and stick them onto the fish to make it beautiful!

English

Pouring Activity. This can be done during bath time or just fill up the sink with water! Look around your home together and find things that can be used for pouring (cups, pans, jugs) and have fun pouring from one thing to another. You could count how many glasses of water fill a saucepan.

Phonics

Noisy Neighbour  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hNonR5Kh2hE

 

Friday 29th January

Maths

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/school-of-roars-monster-maths-quiz?collection=numbers-and-letters Play this monster maths quiz with your grownup

Singing

Learn a new song! Get your grownup to teach you a new song! “I’m a Little Fishy”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nO_5kaV_5WE

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story   https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b069x9cs/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-510-gemma-hunt-ten-little-pirates  Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “Incy Wincy Spider”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about the characters in it.

Monday 18th January  2021

Maths

Number

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/resource/tg-ga-31-too-many-frogs-counting-up-to-10-game

Play the maths game with your child, click on the frog to make it move!

Theme

Incy Wincy Spider.

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “Incy Wincy Spider”.  Itsy Bitsy Spider (Part 4) | Nursery Rhymes and Children Songs - YouTube

Draw a picture of Incy Wincy Spider. Talk about how many legs a spider has.

English

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

 

Phonics

Make a shaker with your child. You can you use a an old box or an old plastic bottle, put something in it (rice or pasta) and seal the box or put the lid on the bottle! There, you have a shaker!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 19th January 2021

 

Fine Motor Skills

  https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go/resource/drag-the-car-fine-motor-skills-game-tg-t-tp

Play this game with your child.

Theme

 

Make a spider!! You can stuff an old sock, or an old glove (anything will do).

English

Using your newly made spider, give him/her a name and act out the nursery rhyme.

Phonics

New words to old songs Children sing eg “Twinkle, twinkle little star”, with actions. Hum the song and shake the shaker in time with the music. Use shakers to sing song again but change words to “Shake your shaker in the air, Shake your shaker everywhere, Shake it high and shake it low, Shake it everywhere you go, Shake your shaker in the air, Shake your shaker everywhere.” Children to shake their shakers as sing. Then change words and actions by swishing shaker- sing quietly

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday  20th January

Maths

Number

Numberblocks - The Number Three | Learn to Count - YouTube

Watch Numberblocks lookins at the number 3. Practise counting objects 1,2,3. Organise toys, spoons, pillows into groups of 3.

Theme

Spiders

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/andys-secret-hideout-spiders

Watch Andy talking about spiders, talk about spiders, what do you know? Write it in your Home Learning Journal.

P.E

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zXEems3ayO0

Have a dance together!

Phonics

EYFS. Listening skills - 6: Music - BBC Teach

Have a go at this activity with your child (you may have done it before) but focus on having another a go as there is a lot to take in!

 

Thursday 21st January

Maths

Number

Thinking about the Numberblocks episode you watched yesterday, practise counting objects 1,2,3. Organise toys, spoons, pillows into groups of 3.

Theme

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p071b2hk/andys-raps-animal-9-spidery-bounce

Do the spidery bounce with Andy and your spider that you made.

English

Draw or make a web for your spider! Get creative! Use can use wool, string even cooked spaghetti!! Take a picture and send it to  enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch..uk

Cook

Make a snack with your child, it could be a sandwich. Talk to your child about how to do it and let them have a go! Send some pictures of you making it together  enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch..uk

Friday 22nd January

Theme

Talk about Incy Wincy Spider

Watch the video https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b046thg1/bing-series-1-1-fireworks   Incy Wincy was very brave to keep trying to get back up the water spout! Talk about some things that you might find scary (dogs,the dark) and what you could do to be brave!

 

English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOR5xhxKPr

Watch the video for some ideas that you could you at home. These activities help your child to develop and strengthen their finger muscles which in turn helps them to hold a pencil and write. You really can use anything you have lying around the house!

Talking activity

Read a story with your child or if you prefer you can watch a bedtime story  https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000hsff/cbeebies-bedtime-stories-750-tom-hardy-under-the-same-sky Talk about what the story was about. Get your child to draw a picture and label it for them.

This week we are looking at the nursery rhyme “ Humpty Dumpty”. We will read the nursery rhyme and talk about the characters in it.

Monday 11thn January  2021

Maths

Number

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diMJIlv-4N0

Sing the song “1,2,3,4,5 Once I Caught A Fish Alive”. Look around your house and sort things into groups of 5 and count them ( for example, a group of 5 spoons, 5 toy dinosaur toys, 5 pens). Practise touching each item and counting it 1,2,3,4,5.

Theme

Humpty Dumpty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-humpty-dumpty-sat-on-the-wall/zhn7kmn

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty”.

Draw a picture of Humpty Dumpty sitting on top of the wall in your Home Learning Journal. Think about where you live, if you were sitting up really high what do you think you would see?

 

English

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N6kPcQSSsEY

Follow the instructions in the video, this is to help your child hold a pencil correctly.

 

 

Phonics

We will be looking at exploring fast and slow.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/eyfs-listening-skills-rhythm/zv6tjhv

Play the video, decide whether the music is fast or slow.

Try to identify what type of music it is.

Have a go at clapping along to the music.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tuesday 12th January 2021

 

Maths

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JCUGLyVkMlM

Watch Numberblocks with your child. Talk to them about what they have watched, practise counting.

Theme

Humpty Dumpty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-humpty-dumpty-sat-on-the-wall/zhn7kmn

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty”.

Draw a picture of Humpty Dumpty falling through the air in your Home Learning Journal. Think about where you live, if you were sitting up really high what do you think you would see?

 

English

Help your child to continue to try to write their name. Concentrate on one letter if they are finding it difficult.

Phonics

Fast or slow.

Continuing from yesterdays activity, put on your favourite music and get your child to clap along in time to it! (try to use a fast song and a slow song just for them to notice the difference).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wednesday  13th January

Maths

Number

Talk to your child about the Numberblocks video they watched yesterday, how it talked about the numbers 1 and 2. Then sing the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It” Try to count the movements ie the claps, the stomping the feet.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71hqRT9U0wg

Theme

Humpty Dumpty

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-humpty-dumpty-sat-on-the-wall/zhn7kmn

Watch the video about the nursery rhyme “Humpty Dumpty”.

Draw a picture of Humpty Dumpty sitting on the floor in pieces Home Learning Journal.

 

 

Go for a walk (keeping safe of course), pretend you are Humpty Dumpty and are very high! What kind of things would you see. Then pretend you are Humpty Dumpty after you have fallen on the floor, what kind of things can you see now? Write some of your ideas in your Home Learning Journal.

 

Phonics

Clap a simple rhythm (or you get out some pots and spoons and drum it). Get your child to repeat the rhythm back. For example clap 1,2,3 and ask them to do the same.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 14th January

 

Maths

Number

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diMJIlv-4N0  Sing your favourite counting song.

Theme/ cooking

Humpty Dumpty

Talk about the fact that Humpty Dumpty was an egg. Talk about what you eat that contains egg. If you are brave enough, let your child crack an egg and see it. You could use the eggs to make scrambled eggs for dinner!

English

 

Practise drawing circles in your Home Learning Journal and create a family for Humpty Dumpty! Don’t forget to give them faces and get your grown up to label who they are.

Talking activity

Watch a childrens TV show with your child (whatever they enjoy). Ask them about it. Ask questions like    “ What was the story about?”   “What was your favourite bit? Why?” Tell them what you liked about the show and what your favourite part was too.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 16th January

Maths

Number

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diMJIlv-4N0  Sing your favourite counting song.

Theme/ cooking

Humpty Dumpty

Talk about the fact that Humpty Dumpty was an egg. Talk about what you eat that contains egg. If you are brave enough, let your child crack an egg and see it. You could use the eggs to make scrambled eggs for dinner!

English

 

Practise drawing circles in your Home Learning Journal and create a family for Humpty Dumpty! Don’t forget to give them faces and get your grown up to label who they are.

Talking activity

Watch a childrens TV show with your child (whatever they enjoy). Ask them about it. Ask questions like    “ What was the story about?”   “What was your favourite bit? Why?” Tell them what you liked about the show and what your favourite part was too.

 

Wednesday 6th 2021 -  This week we are looking at the story “ We’re Going On a Bear Hunt”. We will read the story, talk about the characters and begin to look at where the bear hunt takes them.

 

Maths

Number

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diMJIlv-4N0

Watch the video and join in with the singing. Play a counting game using objects around your home.

How many cushions can see? How many spoons can you find? How many shoes can you see? Take pictures of what you find to enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch..uk

 

Theme

We’re Going On a Bear Hunt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gyI6ykDwds

Watch the video of the story “We’re Going On a Bear Hunt”.

What is your favourite part of story?  Get your grown up write about some of things in your Home Learning Journal.

 

English

Encourage your child to draw vertical and horizontal lines, you can draw a line for them to draw over with a highlighter. Write this in your Home Learning Journal.

l l l      ___     / / /

 

Phonics

Watch the video Mrs Browning has a box,

https://vimeo.com/413019437

Find a collection of things from your home (a packet of crisps, a bunch of keys, a squeaky toy)

Put them under a towel or blanket. Ask your child, what can you hear? What did you think it is?

 

Thursday 7th January 2021

 

Maths

Sorting a collection of objects based on one attribute (thenational.academy)

Copy and paste the above address into the search bar.

Watch the lesson with your child.

Find some toys and put them in a bowl for your child to sort. Take photos of your child doing this and send them to  enquiry@hawthorn.bham.sch..uk

 

Theme

Re watch  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gyI6ykDwds  focusing on doing the actions we tried out in our live lesson.

English

Encourage your child to draw circular lines (clockwise and anti-clockwise),

c c c o o o 

 

Phonics

What's Behind The Door? (Phase 1) - Online Phonics Game (phonicsbloom.com)

Play this game online with your child.

 

Friday 8th January 2021

 

Maths

 Ladybird Spots - Counting, Matching and Ordering game (topmarks.co.uk)

Play the above game with your child.

Theme

Re watch  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gyI6ykDwds . Sing the song and make sure you do the actions!! Cut out the pictures of the different places (the wood, the river). Talk about what you can see.

English

Encourage your child to zig zag lines, put it in your Home Learning Journal.

v v v z z z

Phonics

Find a few toy animals. Show them to your child and then hide them under a cushion. Using statements, let your child guess what animal you are describing.

“It likes to eat bananas” “It likes to swing in trees”  (Monkey)

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