Signs of Spring

As the weather moves on from the snow of a few weeks ago, take time on your walks to look for ‘signs of Spring’ in nature. Which flowers can you see? What is happening to the trees and shrubs?

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Weather

Keep a record of the weather over a week. How does the weather affect what we wear?

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Old or New

Hello History detectives.  Can you find anything at home that is old.  How do you know it  is old – can you explain to your mum and dad or your Grandma and Grandad.   Add a photo or draw a picture and label in your link book.  Thank you Mrs Maher

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Ways to make 10

We are exploring different ways to make 10. Try to find some fun ways to remember these number bonds by using games and activities.

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Practical Subtraction

Have some fun sharing number rhymes such as 5 Little Speckled Frogs, Five Fat Sausages, 10 Green Bottles or even 10 in the Bed. Use pictures or objects that can be taken away as the rhyme progresses. Can you predict how many will be left?

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More or Less?

It would support our work in school if you could be involved in everyday situations where you have to work out what would be ‘1 more’ or ‘1 less’ than a given amount. For example: plates around the table, bricks in a tower or even socks in a drawer! Have fun with it.

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Tricky words

Remember to play the Tricky Word Lotto game to help you match and read these words. Try to build sentences using these words and real objects. How many of these words can you spell?

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Storytelling

Tell you family your favourite story. Can you use lots of expression? Maybe add some voices for your characters.

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Rhyming Pairs

Try playing ‘Verbal Rhyming Snap’. Adult says a word (CVC would be helpful), child has to say a word that rhymes (even a nonsense word) to score a point. Modelling this between adults will help demonstrate what to listen for.

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Rhyme time

Share some favourite Nursery Rhymes. Can you learn some and recite them for us in class? Are there actions you could teach us to help us remember your rhyme?

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