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Reception

Hello Badgers and Moles!

  • Welcome back to Term 6! The last term of the school year!

    We have some super learning planned for you!

    We really miss hearing from you, so if you have any questions, want to show us your work or even would just like to say hello, then email us on reception@horncastleprimary.co.uk.

    Miss Stanfield and Mrs Clarke

Thursday 9th July

Morning Everyone!

How was your counting in 2’s, 5’s and 10’s?

We love singing the songs to help us!

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

We are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. These are tricky words, so you need to sight read them.

                                        was          you

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                          ear               oo

Remember oo is like in the word moon.

Today we are going to play the Yes/No Question game. Can you remember how to play it?

There will be some questions on the screen.

You need to read them to your grown-up and then put your thumbs up for Yes and thumbs down for No – Just like we do at school!

 

Is the moon near?

 

Is a beard long?

 

Can you zoom to the moon?

 

Can you hear a boot?

 

Maths

Practice the 2’s, 5’s and 10’s songs.

2’s - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvTcpfSnOMQ

5’s - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EemjeA2Djjw

10’s - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ftati8iGQcs

 

Collect some toys and line them up at a pretend bus stop. When the pretend bus comes along, add 2 toys to the bus. Keep adding toys on to the bus, 2 at a time, and count how many passengers the bus has by counting in 2’s.

 

Extra Activity

Talk about when you are really hungry and then write a sentence about it.

E.g. ‘I am so hungry I could eat a …’ Remember to use your fingers to count the words in your sentence. Then use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

 

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke wink

 

Wednesday 8th July

 

Good morning everyone!

We hope that you are all well and enjoying our new story?  The Very Hungry Caterpillar is one of my favourite stories! 

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

We are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. These are tricky words, so you need to sight read them.

                                    was          you

 

Now we are going to practice a diagraph and a tri-graph. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                   ear                       oo

Remember oo is like in the word: moon.

 

Can you practice reading these words? Make sure you spot the right diagraph! You could write them down and underline the diagraph to help you.

dear            zoo              fear    

boot           hoof       hear

Can you write a sentence for the picture in your pink book or on a piece of paper?

For grown-ups: A man with a cool beard.

 

Maths

 

Today, we are going to practise our times tables!  Watch these YouTube clips and see if you can join in.

 

The Counting by Twos Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden

The Counting by Fives Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden

Count by fives from zero to one hundred! Skip Counting with an original animation and song... don't skip it! Our 2ND CHANNEL is on Patreon! ►► https://www.pa...

The Counting by Tens Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden

Count by tens from zero to one hundred with an adventurous dog and an adventurous song! The Counting by Tens song teaches skip counting by 10. Our 2ND CHANNE...

Now, draw your own Hungry Caterpillar on a piece of paper, drawing in segments for his body.  Now, draw 2 legs on each segment.  Count how many legs he has got in 2s!  How many legs does he have altogether?

 

Challenge:  Draw a longer caterpillar and write the 2s underneath as you go!

 

Extra Activity

Well, the Very Hungry Caterpillar got in a real pickle when he ate too much unhealthy food, didn’t he?  Today, we are going to see if we can help him make sensible food choices.  With your grown up, have a chat about the different sorts of food that are healthy and unhealthy.  Then, make two lists on a piece of paper.  You need to write ‘healthy’ and ‘unhealthy’ for headings of your lists and then try and write or draw pictures of healthy and unhealthy food so that the Hungry Caterpillar will know for next time!  Have fun and stay healthy! 

    

 

 

Have a lovely day and remember not to eat too much like the

Hungry Caterpillar!laugh

Miss Stanfield smiley and Mrs Clarke wink

Tuesday 7th July

Morning Everyone!! How are you all today?

Did you enjoy listening to ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ yesterday?  

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

Can you remember the Phase 3 words from yesterday? These words are tricky words, so you will need to sight read them.

                                      me                be       

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                      ng                        oo

Remember oo is like in the word book.

Today we are going to play the game Countdown. Can you remember how to play it?

Get your grown up to set a timer for 30 seconds using a phone/tablet. When your grown up presses go, read the words below and see how many you can read before the timer runs out.

Challenge: See how many you can read in 30 seconds.

Ready…. Steady…. Go!!        

ring                       foot

 

look                      song

 

cook                      good

 

king                      hang

 

 

Maths

Look at a real 1p coin or a picture if you don’t have one. What can you see on the coin? (The number 1, a picture) What shape is the coin? What do we use it for? Have a look at some other coins. Talk about what you can see.

 

Extra Activity

Today we are going to re-cap the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar.’

Write about what you can remember in the story. You could even draw some pictures.

E.g. ‘He ate 1 apple.’ Don’t forget to count the number of words using your fingers. Then make sure to use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

 

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke wink

Monday 6th July

Good morning everyone!!

Did you have a lovely weekend? What did you get up to?

Send us an email to tell us all about it.

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

First we are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. These words are tricky words, so you will need to sight read them.

                                      me                 be       

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                      ng                          oo

Remember oo is like in the word book.

Can you practice reading these words? Make sure you spot the right diagraph! You could write them down and underline the diagraph to help you.

    rung    hook     wood     long    took    sing

Can you write a sentence for the picture in your pink book or on a piece of paper?

For grown-ups: The cook can sing.

 

Maths

Today we are going to practice some number formation.

Practice writing numbers 0 – 4.

        0     1     2     3   4

Challenge: Can you write the teen numbers with these numbers in?

 

Extra Activity

Listen to the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=btFCtMhF3iI

 

Remember to send us an email to show us your amazing learning.

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke wink

Friday 3rd July

Morning Everyone!

We hope you have enjoyed learning about ladybirds.

Next week, we will be leaning about a different mini-beast using a different story.

 

Today's Activities

Handwriting/Phonics

Today we are going to be working on our handwriting.

Click on the PDF below for your activity.

Now we are going to practice the Tricky Words using the songs on YouTube. Click on the ones you would like to have a go at. Remember to sing along!

Challenge: If you can, try and write the words as the song plays. You can pause the song if that helps!

Phase 2 Tricky Words

Phase 3 Tricky Words

Phase 4 Tricky Words

Maths

Using a grown-up’s timer, time yourself doing activities for 30 seconds. E.g. jumps, hops, skips, claps, etc.

Extra Activity

Cosmic Yoga - Yoga Disco!

We hope you have a fantastic weekend. Don’t forget to keep being super helpful and kind to your family at home.

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke cheeky

Thursday 2nd July

Morning Everyone!

How did you get on with make you clocks? Get them ready for today’s learning.

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

We are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. These are tricky words, so you need to sight read them.

                                          she          we

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                           oi                  th

Remember th is like in the word the.

Today we are going to play the game Phoneme Jump. Can you remember how to play it?

Get your grown-up to write oi on one piece of paper/card and th on a separate piece of paper/card, then lie them on the floor.

Your grown up is going to read a word to you. You need to sound talk it (using your robot arms to help you) and then jump on the grapheme that is in the word. Remember to listen very carefully!

Words for the grown-ups

join    them    that    soil    then    toil    coin    this    

 

Maths

Using the clock you made yesterday, we are going to make the different times from the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’.

Attach the hands on the clock using blue-tac, a split pin or just by resting them on the clock face.

Move the hands to show the different times in the story.

 

Extra Activity

Choose one of the characters from the story and draw a picture of it. Then write a sentence about the picture.

E.g. ‘This is the stag beetle.’

Don’t forget to count the words in your sentence using your fingers. Then make sure you use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

 

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke wink

  

Wednesday 1st July

 

Good morning everyone! laugh

It’s a new month! Another month has gone by and we are now in July!

Can you remember the months of the year? Sing ‘the months of the year’ song to help you.

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

We are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. These are tricky words, so you need to sight read them.

                                    she          we

 

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                            oi             th

Remember th is like in the word the.

 

Can you practice reading these words? Make sure you spot the right diagraph! You could write them down and underline the diagraph to help you.

 coin      this     then     coil     toil      them

Can you write a sentence for the picture in your pink book or on a piece of paper?

 

For grown-ups: The oil can boil.

 

Maths

Make your own clock, just like the one in our story, 'The Bad-Tempered Ladybird'. Using a cardboard packet or piece of card, draw around a circular plate and cut it out. Write the numbers on starting with 12 at the top. Using the excess cardboard or card, draw and cut out a short hand and a long hand for the clock. Don’t stick the hands on to your clock yet, as we will need to be able to move them.

Keep your clock safe, ready for tomorrow.

 

Extra Activity

 

Today, we thought it would be great fun for you to have your own

Sports' Day!  laugh

See if your family would like to join in with you in your garden or outdoor space.  Think about all the races you could have a go at!  Some ideas for races could be: jumping, skipping, hopping, running or even a three legged race!  If you have any equipment, you could use that.  For example, balancing a ball on a bat, stilts, space hopper, a wheelbarrow, egg and spoon, obstacle or a scooter race!  Be as creative as you like!  Maybe you could even make yourself a medal for when you have finished.  Remember, it's just for fun, yeshave a great time!  Don't forget to send us some photographs!  We would love to see you all in action!  laugh

 

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!

Miss Stanfield smiley and Mrs Clarke wink

 

Tuesday 30th June

Morning Everyone!! How are you all today?

Did you enjoy listening to ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’ yesterday?  

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

Can you remember the Phase 3 words from yesterday? Remember some we can sound out, others we will need to sight read.

                          too        he        her 

What about the two diagraphs we practiced yesterday? Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                          ar         oa

Today we are going to play the game Picture Match. Can you remember how to play it?

Down the side of the page there will be six words. You need to read the word and then point to the right picture.

 

coat                                                     

 

car                                                          

 

goat                                                     

 

loaf                                                         

 

soap                                                     

 

farmyard                  

 

Maths

Look at the illustrations in the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’. What is shown on every page? Did you spot it? It’s a clock!

Can you describe what a clock looks like? Which numbers are used? Why?

Look at a big clock face and show the order of numbers. What are the two things that move called?

 

Extra Activity

Draw a picture of The Bad Tempered Ladybird and write about him.

E.g. ‘The ladybird was cross.’ Remember to count how many words you need to write using your fingers. Then use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

 

We hope you are all well and keeping safe!

Keep sending us your photos!

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke cheeky

Monday 29th June

Good morning everyone!! How was your weekend?

Did you get up to anything fun? Send us an email to tell us all about it.

 

Today's Activities

Phonics

First we are going to practice reading some Phase 3 words. Some we can sound out, others we will need to sight read.

                              too        he        her

Now we are going to practice two diagraphs. Can you remember what they are? Say them out loud.

                                   ar                        oa

Can you practice reading these words? Make sure you spot the right diagraph! You could write them down and underline the diagraph to help you.

  bar            oak            card     

  load               hard     

toad

Can you write a sentence for the picture in your pink book or on a piece of paper?

For grown-ups: A goat in a coat at the farm.

 

Maths

With your grown-up, discuss the main events in a day from getting up to going to bed. Act out the things you do in your day in sequence (in the right order).

 

Extra Activity

Listen to the story ‘The Bad Tempered Ladybird’ by Eric Carle again.

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

Cut out a strip of card that will fit around your head (you may need to cellotape a few pieces together).

On the strip of card, write ‘I am a ladybird’. Remember to count out the words using your fingers and also use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop.

Draw a picture of a ladybird next to your writing. Then you can attach both ends together to fit around your head.

 

Remember to send us an email to show us your amazing learning.

Miss Stanfield laugh and Mrs Clarke cheeky

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