Welcome to EYFS - Robins!
Hi, welcome to Robin class!
In our class we love learning both inside and outside the classroom and always have lots of different things to do such as our home corner, art area, builders yard, reading corner and maths corner. We learn maths, literacy and phonics (following letters and sounds) in fun ways every day.
We change our reading books every Tuesday and Friday. We expect children to read daily at home and have a large number of exciting books to choose from in our class book corner and through our reading scheme.
Our PE day is Friday.
As well as having literacy, maths and phonics lessons we also have a new topic every half term. Here are some fun and interesting websites to help with the children’s learning in maths and phonics:
Phonics: https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/, (Games)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J7XBuV8hTP0 (Jolly phonics songs)
As well as the learning packs you will have been given I shall be putting up some extra activities for your children to complete if they want. These will change every few days.
Week 2 - 30.3.2020
Reading and Writing - Ask an adult to read the Easter Bunny Story below. Now see if you can write 2 or 3 sentences to tell me what happens in the story. Remember to use full stops, finger spaces and write as much as you can on your own without your adults help.
Art - In the story the Easter Bunny has to paint eggs - decorate your own Easter egg (it can be a real egg or a picture)! Which colours will you use? Can you mix colours to make a new colour? You can also decorate an Easter egg on Purple mash in the painting area.
Phonics - This week focus on the sounds - ng, oa, ar. See if you can find and write some words with these sounds. You can also go on phonics play or phonics bloom (link above) and play some games using these sounds. Don't forget you can also watch Geraldine Giraffe on Youtube for each sound. Have fun!
Maths - Have a look at some of the maths challenges below. You can also follow the White Rose home learning tutorials which follows the scheme we use in school. Details have been sent about how to log in through class Dojo however if you have not received this then the link is below.
Week 1 - 23.3.2020
Purple mash -
Log into your Purple Mash account (your log in details are in your reading book).
Go to painting and create an under the sea picture using 2paint a picture. Think about the sea creatures you might see and what colours they might be.
Remember to save your picture in your work tray! I look forward to seeing them all!
Reading and Writing -
Read the Alien's love underpants story below then design a pair of pants! Write a sentence about what the pants look like. For example: My pants are big with pink spots.
Remember to try to write your sentences on your own using the sounds we know. Remember finger spaces and a full stop at the end!
This week focus on the sounds - ch, sh, th. See if you can find and write some words with these sounds. You can also go on phonics play or phonics bloom (link above) and play some games using these sounds. Don't forget you can also watch Geraldine Giraffe on Youtube for each sound. Have fun!
Don't forget there are also topic links on this page and links to phonics websites. The link below will also take you to a document with some extra website links.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0gyI6ykDwds (We’re going on a bear hunt)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VCpAYajmvo (Jack and the beanstalk story)
In this topic we learn about the wider world and look at travel and transport as well as looking at animals under the sea.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3o_nE1X014U (life cycle of a caterpillar)
Hindu festival of Diwali
We have also learnt about the Hindu festival of Diwali and all made a Diva lamp. We lit these whilst tasting some naan bread, poppadums and mango chutney and listening to the story of Rama and Sita.
'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle
In the book 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' by Eric Carle you can see what happens as the hungry caterpillar eats his way through all the different foods and finally...
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