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Learning at home Summer 2020

Summer holiday project

Summer term 2: Weekly Work

Tasks and work will be added here each week for children to complete at home.


Week beginning 13.07.20
Week beginning 06.07.20
Week beginning 29.6.20

Week beginning 22.06.20

Week beginning 15.6.20
Dr. Seuss stories read by Miss Wilson

Yurtle the Turtle

Green eggs and ham

Oh the places you'll go!

Week beginning 8.6.20
Week beginning 1.6.20

Summer term 1: Weekly Work

Tasks and work will be added here each week for children to complete at home.

Week beginning 18.5.20
Listen to an Aesop's fable told by Miss Wilson and have a sing a long too

The tortoise and the hare

The fox and the crow

The thirsty crow

The lion and the mouse

The fox and the stork

The ant and the dove

Week beginning 11.5.20
Listen to a story read by Miss Wilson

The giraffe, the pelly and me final part.mp3

The giraffe, the pelly and me PART 3

The giraffe, the pelly and me PART 2.mp3

The giraffe, the pelly and me PART 1

Week beginning 4.5.2020
Listen to a poem read by Miss Wilson

Custard the dragon


The Jumblies

Macavity the mystery cat

The Jabberwocky

Listen to a story from Miss Wilson

Why ostrich has a long neck

The day jackal fooled lion

How zebra got his stripes

Why lion does not eat fruit

Tidy up song

At Maynard Road we play this song to indicate it is time to tidy up. You might want to use it at home to signal tidy up time.
60 things to do at home
  1. Craft a story together.
  2. Make an obstacle course.
  3. Bake together.
  4. Fold towels.
  5. Play a rhyming game.
  6. Build a house of plastic cups.
  7. Play dress-up.
  8. Make a path of pillows to use as stepping stones.
  9. Write a book.
  10. Play I Spy with colors..
  11. Play Simon Says with the whole family.
  12. Make a large box into a playhouse.
  13. Complete a connect-the-dots picture.
  14. Make a musical parade.
  15. Jump rope or hula-hoop.
  16. Make a cereal or pasta necklace.
  17. Play "Freeze Tag."
  18. Do a puzzle.
  19. Play Hide and Seek.
  20. Build a city out of toys / lego.
  21. Make a tea party.
  22. Play Go Fish.
  23. Build a fort with a blanket, some pillows and durable furniture.
  24. Put on a sock-puppet play.
  25. Play catch with a balloon.
  26. Practice tumbling.
  27. Challenge your child to identify items by smell.
  28. Pretend to go on an African safari.
  29. Play hopscotch.
  30. Build a dollhouse out of shoeboxes.
  31. Play charades together.
  32. Create a collage from old magazines.
  33. Pop balloons with your body.
  34. Sort coins.
  35. Make a car wash for riding toys.
  36. Plant a seed and watch it grow.
  37. Sort things by colors.
  38. Create a spider web with glue-coated spaghetti.
  39. Make paper-bag masks and decorate them.
  40. Play Follow the Leader.
  41. Make a volcano out of baking soda, vinegar and red food coloring.
  42. Use different objects (like a wire coat hanger) to make soap bubbles.
  43. Play "What Time Is It, Mr. Fox?"
  44. Let your child "read" you a storybook by looking at the pictures.
  45. Polish and paint each other's nails.
  46. Make hand shadows.
  47. Exercise with a yoga video together.
  48. Play a simple version of Pictionary.
  49. Make a paper-bag puppet.
  50. Keep a balloon in the air as long as possible.
  51. Play Hot and Cold with a hidden object.
  52. Cut snowflakes from folded paper and decorate them.
  53. Play a matching game with photos of family members.
  54. Call out words and challenge your child to think of rhymes for each one.
  55. Let your child scrub carrots or potatoes for dinner.
  56. Use cooking tools to play with water.
  57. Copy each other's rhythms on a toy drum.
  58. Tilt a baking sheet on a stack of books to make a slide for toy cars.
  59. Crawl under a sheet and pretend you're lost in a cave.
  60. Make fruit kebabs.

Real PE at home



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