Children's e book explaining about Coronavirus.
Here is a link to an e book written by Axel Scheffler. He is a well known illustrator for Julia Donaldson books.He has created a book about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. He has worked with experts to answer key questions to help children understand the changing world around them in simple and age appropriate language for primary school children.
Monday 13th July- Friday 17th July
This Week's Theme is Nature
Suggested activities: Make a collage from natural materials - you could look at the work of Andy Goldsworthy for inspiration
Draw something beautiful you see in nature.
Photograph something you see in your outdoor environment.
Make a 'potion' using flower petals or herbs.
Please check with your parents before picking things in your garden.
How many types of minibeast live in your outdoor space?
Week beginning Monday 6th July- Friday 10th July
The Theme for this week is food and drink so lots of cooking opportunities! Activities you could try:
Try a new food everyday
Make a fruit smoothie
Make a savoury dish e.g. pizza
Make a healthy meal, focusing on the food groups we need to eat to stay healthy and avoiding or reducing those which are less good for us e.g. sugar & salt
Make and decorate a cake or biscuits - try reducing the sugar content a bit. Can you tell the difference?
Week beginning Monday 29th June- Friday 3rd July
This week's theme is the seaside.
- Make a pirate's treasure chest
- Make a treasure map
- Make a sandcastle
- Beach art - collect items on the beach e.g. shells, seaweed, feathers, pebbles and use them to make a picture. Using these items to create faces is great fun!
- Do a painting or collage of the sea.
- Write a message that you would like to place in a bottle and set adrift.
- Dress up as a pirate and learn a pirate song or dance e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QVfVIcW1alo, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ac_vWT6CvLg or https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8RmoTgVHuw
- Build your own ship or boat - large or small scale
Most importantly have fun!
Do some everyday tasks without using your thumbs and find out how important they are and how much you use them. To avoid temptation get your parents to tape your thumb down so you can’t move it or wear a pair of gloves but keep your thumb in the hand part.
Some activities to try:opening a door, using a phone, writing, tying shoelaces, catching a ball, holding a racket or bat, using a knife, fork and spoon.
Wednesday 24th June- Make an animal mask.
Standing Long jump
Can you improve with practise?
Instructions for each event can be found here
Monday 22nd June- Make your own musical instrument.
Try any 5 of the Youth Sport Trust '60 Second Physical Activity Challenges' from their website https://www.youthsporttrust.org/60-second-physical-activity-challenges
A selection of their activity cards are attached.
and have fun using it. Try adding vanilla or peppermint essence or a few drops of essential oil.
how many of these ‘trick’ moves you can learn.
Tuesday 19th May-Create a painting with string.
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Monday 11th May
Make a kite and then make good use of the windy weather flying it. Have fun.
Friday 8th May-V.E.Day.
Have a party! Enjoy and celebrate! Have fun.
Wednesday 6th May- Learn a song for your V.E.Day party.
Lyrics below for "We'll Meet Again".
Tuesday 5th May
Make a party hat for Friday- V.E. Day celebration party.
Monday 4th May
Preparations for V.E.Day- Make bunting.
Friday 1st May
The minute challenge-things to do in a minute. How many jumps, how many skips, how many times you can write your name,how many star jumps or how many times you can bounce a ball. Please send your photos or videos or write down your results. Have fun!
Thursday 30th April
Go on a Scavenger Hunt and collect as many items that begin with the letter "S".
Wednesday 29th April
To make something out of a cereal box or other box.
Tuesday 28th April.
Draw a spaceman and write his mission statement e.g. walk backwards for 20 steps or hop 10 times.The picture then can go in your front window or on your front gate to help taking a walk more interesting.
Monday 27th April
Make a birthday card for Captain Tom Moore's 100th Birthday on Thursday. Please post it on social mediia with hte hastag #makeacardfortom. Don't forget to send us a copy too.
Friday 24th April
Build a model boat or model raft and then test it to see if it floats.
Thursday 23rd April
Create an exercise course in your garden.
Exercise challenge 3.mp4
Wednesday 22nd April
Make an or whole herd of elephants from empty plastic milk bottles.
Tuesday 21st April
Draw or dress up as your favourite book character.
Monday 20th April
See how many different green things you can find around your house or garden.
Friday 17th April
Draw a picture of a famous person and see if we can guess who it is. Please send in your drawings. Please include in the e mail the name of the person. We want to have a guessing game to see if classmates are able to identify your person.
Thursday 16th April
Build a house for your teddy bear or favourite toy.
Wednesday 15th April
Find something for every colour of the rainbow either in your house or garden.
Tuesday 14th April
April is National Pet Month. Draw a picture or take a photo of your pet and send to us. If you don't have a pet draw a picture of the pet you would most like to have.
Thursday 9th April
How many creepy crawlies/minibeasts can you find in your garden or outside?
Who can find the most different types?
Then build a bug house and garden for them to live in.
Wednesday 8th April
Create an indoor obstacle for yourself. BE CAREFUL! Stay safe.
Tuesday 7th April
Draw a tree and make a thumb print of each member of your family.
Monday 6th April
Design your ideal tree house and then build a model of it using materials of your own choice.
We await photos of your designs and models.
Friday 3rd April
Cook something with your family. Please send in your pictures.
We would love you to also share your recipes.
Thursday 2nd April
Decorate a hard boiled egg for Easter.
Wednesday 1st April
Make a photo collage of your family or of something you like.
Tuesday 31st March
Finding things-Treasure Hunt Ideas. Have Fun!
Monday 30th March
Make an Easter Card.
Friday 27th March-
Challenge for today is to build a den inside or outside. HAVE FUN!
Thursday 26th March-Daily Challenge
Draw a picture on the theme of "Happiness".
Wednesday 25th March
The Challenge is to make a model out of recycled materials. Have fun and good luck.
Tuesday 24th March
Sing a Disney Classic Song- eg "Let it Be " from Frozen
If possible send a picture or record a video and send to us. Don't forget to tell us the song.
Have a lovely Day.
Pictures from yesterdays challenge will be on website shortly together with Hand washing posters.
Welcome to the first daily challenge!!
Monday 23rd March
Make a face out of household objects and send us your pictures ~
Remember to keep washing your hands and we will be posting your hand washing poster online.