Hazlehurst Community Primary School

Growing Together

Hazlehurst Community

Primary School

Growing Together

23rd - 27th March

Maths 

Maths activities will be added daily

 

Everyday Maths - complete as a starter activity every day this week 

Listen to songs that include counting backwards such as:

Ten Green Bottles - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-ten-green-bottles/zncyt39

Ten in a Bed - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-ten-in-the-bed/z7bnmfr

Ten Sizzling Sausages - https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-ten-fat-sausages/z6vh7nb

 

Use objects around your home, count them accurately up to 20 and then beyond. For example:

How many knives, forks and spoons are in the drawer? 

How many photo frames do you have around the house? 

Do you have more glasses or mugs in your house? 

 

Daily Maths 

 

Monday

Get a grown up to hide the numbers 1-20 around the house and garden. Can you find all of the numbers and put them back in the correct order? Can a grown up take a number without you looking and see if you know what number is missing? 

Hide the numbers again, can you find the number a grown up tells you? Can you remember what it looks like?

 

Easier activity idea: Focus on numbers 1 to 10.

Challenge idea: Hide the numbers 1 to 10, find two numbers, bring them back and add them up. Can you write the number sentence? 

 

Tuesday 

Ask a grown up to give you a number up to 20. Count this number of food pieces, such as raisins or cereal, on a plate. If the grown up says 'one more', can you count out one more and how many you have altogether? If the grown up says 'one less', can you eat a piece and see how many are left? Can you extend this to 'two less' and 'two more'? Can you write this as a number sentence?

 

Easier activity idea: Focus on counting accurately. Count different amounts carefully to 10 or 20.

Challenge activity: Sharing. The grown up chooses and even number to 10 and the to 20. Can you half this number by sharing the pieces between two plates? 

 

Wednesday

Write the numbers 1-20 on small pieces of paper. Close your eyes and ask someone to muddle them up for you. Can you put them in the right order? Can a grown up time you and see if you can beat your score?

 

Easier activity idea: Number recognition. Can you point to the number the grown up says?

Challenge activity: Write your numbers in 2s to 20, 5s to 50 or 10s to 100. Can you put these in the right order as quickly as you can? 

 

Wednesday

Write the numbers 1-20 on small pieces of paper. Close your eyes and ask someone to muddle them up for you. Can you put them in the right order? Can a grown up time you and see if you can beat your score?

 

Easier activity idea: Number recognition. Can you point to the number the grown up says?

Challenge activity: Write your numbers in 2s to 20, 5s to 50 or 10s to 100. Can you put these in the right order as quickly as you can? 

 

Thursday

Go on a 3D shape hunt. Can you find different 3D shapes in your home or garden? Can you name them? Which shapes can you find the most of.

 

Easier activity idea: Focus on 2D shapes, bringing in 3D shapes one at a time.

Challenge activity: Can you count how many faces each shape has?

 

Friday

FUN FRIDAY - play these maths games

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game (ordering)

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/numberblocks-number-magic-adding-and-subtracting

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/puzzles/numberblocks-easy-patterns-quiz

 

 

Phonics

Phonics activities will be added daily

 

Everyday Phonics - complete as a starter activity every day this week 

Listen to the following songs:

Boom Shake the Alphabet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Emb2yvwAHtc

Phase 3 tricky words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY

 

Play Flash Cards Speed Trial Phase 2 & 3 on www.phonicsplay.co.uk 

 

Daily Phonics

 

Monday

Look at the things around the room. Can you find things with these three sounds in? 

 

 

Can you draw the things you find and write what they are underneath? Remember to try and write your letters correctly! Use the sound mats below to help you. 

 

 

 

Easier activity idea: Only focus on writing one of the three sounds, the adult does the rest. E.g. the child only writing 'ch' in 'chair' or 'sh' in shelf. 

Challenge idea: Write a sentence using your words e.g. The chair is soft. Remember you capital letter and full stop. 

 

Tuesday 

Download this read and match from Twinkl (the log in details are on Receptions Home Learning Page) and complete together. If you do not have access to a printer, you can still open it up on a desktop or iPad and talk about the answers.

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/phase-3-easter-pictures-and-captions-matching-activity-sheet-t-l-527602

 

Easier activity idea: Phase 2 sentence reading powerpoint  - https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-1097-phase-2-captions-and-pictures-powerpoint

Challenge activity: Can you draw your own easter picnic picture and label it? 

 

Wednesday

Choose a story book. Can you find the tricky words he me she we be you in it? Which word did you spot the most? Practise spelling these tricky words using some of these ideas: 

 

Easier activity idea: Focus on reading the words and recognising it in a book.

Challenge activity: Can you write the words in a sentence?

 

Thursday

Use the phase 3 flashcards on the home learning page. Spread them out on the floor. When a grown up says a sound, 'splat' it with your hand as quickly as you can. Can you get faster each time?

 

Easier activity idea: Reduce the number of sounds on the carpet to limit choices.

Challenge activity: Can a grown up say a word and you splat the sound in the word? E.G. ch in chair

 

Friday

FUN FRIDAY - play these phonics games

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/uk/game/alien-escape?phase=3

https://new.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources/phase/2/picnic-on-pluto (phase 3)

 

Writing

Other than 'Everyday Writing', there will only be one writing topic a week. You can choose when in the week you would like to complete this, or you could do a little bit each day. 

 

Everyday Writing - complete as a starter activity every day this week 

Download the letter formation powerpoint below. Choose 3 letters a day to practise writing. Keep trying until you get it right. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-l-904-letter-formation-powerpoint

 

Practise writing your name with the correct letter formation.

 

Write your numbers from 1-10 or 1-20, making sure they are the right way around. 

 

Weekly Writing Activity. 

As it is now spring, I want you to look out for changes in your garden and the weather.

Read some of the spring poems and rhymes below. 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-25988-signs-of-spring-songs-and-rhymes-pack

 

Can you make a spring poster. Draw different things you might find in spring and label them. 

You can use this writing frame or make your own!

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-8350-in-the-spring-i-see-writing-frame

 

Topic

There will be one topic activity each day, focused on a different area of the curriculum. 

 

Monday - P.E. 

Follow this Joe Wickes P.E. session on Youtube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8

 

Tuesday - Science

In Spring time, lots of different baby animals are born. With the help of a grown-up, can you find out what different baby animals are called? Can you draw a picture and label the baby animals?

 

Wednesday - Geography 

Make a weather wheel which shows different types of weather. What is the weather like today? How has the weather changed from winter to spring? 

 

 

Thursday - Art

Make an Easter card for a friend or family member. Can you write a message inside?

 

Friday - Music

Jack and the beanstalk - click through the different parts at the top of the page. Click the 'audio' videos and sing along. 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/4BzQ44KqZdxM8m3hSSSdMgS/primary-music-ks1-jack-and-the-beanstalk-info

 

 

 

 

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