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Friday 1st May


Friday 1st May

Morning Everyone!

Morning children and parents!


Time to get active!

P.E with Joe Wicks - Monday to Friday 9am live on YouTube - The Body Coach



Morning Prayer - Our Father


What NEW month is it?

Can you say the months of the year?

How many months in a year?

How many days in a week?

What day is it?

What date is it?

What is the weather like?

What is the season?


Can you make a poster for the new month?

Make a calendar and add in special dates like birthday and important Church dates 

Practise saying the sounds everyday with your child

Set 1

a b c d e f g h I j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x w z sh ng nk th ch

Set 2

ay ee igh ow oo 00 ar or air ir ou oy

Set 3

ire ear ure ea aw are ur ow oi ai oa ew


NEW SOUND to learn today: 


ow – blow the snow


  1. practise writing words with ow in them - for example: blow, snow, low, slow, show, know, flower…
  2. Sound out each word for example: b-l-ow
  3. Use your fingers to show how many sounds there are in a word or example b-l-ow will show 4 fingers
  4. (please note there maybe less sounds than number of letters)
  5. Ask your child how many letters in the word – for example blow has 4 letters
  6. Ask your child how many sounds in the word – for example better has 3 sounds

Word Family Word Patterns - ow (row)

Word family patterns are groups of words that have a common feature or pattern in words.


  • Count 0-20 - forwards and backwards
  • Practising writing the numbers 0-20 correctly
  • Practise putting numbers in order
  • Focus on number 19 - write number 19
  • Find and circle number 19 in a mixture of numbers
  • Show 19 by drawing 19 objects - for example draw 19 girls, count the girls and write number 19 beside it, draw 19 flowers, count and write number 19 beside it, do this 5 times (your child can pick objects they what to draw - girls and flowers are just my examples).


  1. Design a picnic invitation.
  2. Draw a picture of a picnic on the front and write some details about your picnic on the back.
  3. Who is invited? Where is your picnic going to be? When do they need to arrive? What does your friend need to bring?

Extra activities


  1. Mummy Bear says Whatever next? Can you think of other questions? How do we show that a sentence is a question? What words are usually used to start questions?
  2. Make a list of equipment that you might need if you were going to travel to the moon.
  3. There is an open envelope above the Bears' fireplace. Could you write the letter that might have been inside it?
  4. Baby Bear goes 'Whoosh!' out into the night. Can you think of other words to describe how something can travel quickly (or slowly)?
  5. Write a diary entry from the point of view of Baby Bear. What happened to him? How did he feel about it?
  6. Write a letter from Baby Bear to Owl a few days after their trip.







This week we will be learning about 2D shapes.

Words to learn:

2D shape, flat, corner, sides, straight, curved

Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Circle, Pentagon and Hexagon.


  1. Go on a 2D shape hunt inside or outside if possible. Can you find the shape in your bedroom? In the kitchen? In the bathroom?
  2. Make a tally chart and count how many of each shape you can find.
    What is the shape called? How do you know? Can you count how many sides each shape has? Can you count how many corners each shape has? Are the sides flat or curved?
    Understanding the world

1.       Look in some Science websites/books and find out about the moon. Could you draw a picture or on your Ipad/computer make a picture of nighttime, the moon and the stars?

2.       Look at the pictures of stars or at night time. Can you count them?

3.       Look at the items of food in Baby Bear's picnic. Can you think of some healthier things to eat?

4. Investigate materials that Baby Bear could use to protect himself from the rain. What does waterproof mean?

5. Draw a proper astronaut's outfit that Baby Bear could wear during his adventure.

6. Draw a picture from the point of view of one of the passengers on the plane who sees Baby Bear and Owl flying up to the moon.

Daily Challenge

Sing the alphabet! Forwards and backwards!

Count 0-20 and 20-0