Learning at Home
This week, we will be focusing on traditional tales from across Europe. The Home Learning challenges below will help your child to embed the learning we have done in school this week and is a really important part of their learning journey. Please let us know how you get on with these tasks on Tapestry.
Home Reading Challenge:
Phonics Home Learning:
In Phonics, we will be focusing on capital letters. We will practising and securing our knowledge of the name of each letter, what capital letters look like, how to write each one and when to use them in our writing (beginning of a sentence, start of a name, in the word I). Below are the capital letters, if you would like to practise naming and writing them at home.
Maths Home Learning:
This week, we will be ordering numbers to 20, estimating how many of an object we can see before counting them, and practising counting in 2s. We will then be using all of this knowledge to help us solve problems and prove our thinking.
Here are some activities you could do to support this skill:
- Use the number cards you have at home to order the numbers to 20. Ask your child to cover their eyes and change the number line in some way (swap numbers, turn them over, turn them upside down etc). Can your child work out what changes you made and fix them.
- Watch this Numberblocks episode about counting in 2s: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08r3t8t/numberblocks-series-2-the-two-tree
- Make your own estimating game. Have items on a tray and cover them with a towel. Give your child three seconds to have a look, estimate how many they can see, and then cover them again. Ask your child to write down their estimation, then uncover the items and check. How close were they? The more goes you have the more accurate your estimates should be.
- Practise counting in 2s as you walk, move around, go in the car, everywhere... 2, 4, 6, 8, 10! We want children to be able to remember this sequence from memory. What items can you count in twos in your house? Shoes, socks, food?
Topic Home Learning:
One of the stories we are learning about this week is Hansel and Gretel. Here are some activities you might like to try. You can do as many or as few as you would like:
Let us know what you get up to on Tapestry. We love to see!