Cherry Class (Reception)

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Home Learning

Week 1

Week 2

Please update their Tapestry with any exciting home learning. For observation ideas and information see: Exemplification of ELGs developed by the Department for Education.

BBC School – videos, audio books and activities 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p007g5y4

BBC Nursery Rhymes 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-a-to-z-index/z4ddgwx

ABC Does – creative activities

https://abcdoes.com/home-learning/

Hungry Little Minds – mixture of activities 

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

Science activities

A lot of different ideas for interesting yet simple to carry out homemade science activities.

http://www.science-sparks.com/early-years-science-themed-activities/

Science challenges to try at home.

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/primary

Maths activities

BBC Numberblocks

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/numberblocks

A variety of activities for maths including number recognition, patterns, measure and shape.

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Fantastic activities to challenge a wide range of mathematical areas. Articles about developing children’s maths are also interesting and thought provoking to read.

https://nrich.maths.org/early-years

Games and interactive activities to challenge mathematical thinking in KS1.

https://nrich.maths.org/9079

Reading/ Phonics

www.phonicsplay.co.uk 

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BBC Alphablocks

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/shows/alphablocks

We learn phonics in Cherry Class. Here is a useful guide to our pronouncing sounds we are learning.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s&safe=active

This site has lots of tips to get children reading; fun stuff to do; book recommendations; ideas for all ages up to end of KS2. Excellent site.

http://www.wordsforlife.org.uk/?gclid=CPmU_4e_57ICFUXHtAodVE8A4w

This is an extensive site giving tips on how to share books; book lists & recommendations; catering for all ages including adults. Highly recommended.

http://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/children/how-to-share-books/support-your-childs-reading-journey/

Free eBooks; advice and tips for supporting children in KS1 & KS2; lots of games & activities that support reading skills; links to Oxford reading schemes. Definitely worth a look.

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/Reading/

This site regularly updates its reading lists for specific age groups. It gives synopses, reviews & recommendations. Useful for keeping abreast of what’s popular in children’s fiction.

http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/

TIPS FOR SUPPORTING YOUR CHILD’S READING

Provides a checklist of tips for hearing your child read.

http://firstschoolyears.com/literacy/text/resources/readingtips.htm

Top ten tips on hearing your child read + a few related links.

http://www.netmums.com/activities/fun-at-home/reading-together/top-ten-tips-to-help-your-child-read