St Mary Magdalen's

St Mary Magdalen's Catholic Primary School

Reception Home Learning - Spring (1) 2021

 

MONDAY 8TH - FRIDAY 12TH FEBRUARY

Your work will now be on the Google Classroom.

Click here for a YouTube link on how to use the Google Classroom

FRIDAY 5TH FEBRUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

For Children's Mental Health Week:

How are you feeling today?
Click here to listen to the Storybots exploring emotions

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy

Phonics - 

Please click here for the link to Phonics Read Write Inc Set 1 playlist and click on the Speed Sounds lesson.

MATHS

Please click here for today's Maths.

Please click here for the story of Rosie's Walk linked to the Maths session

See below for todays Maths tasks (also on Google Classroom in Classwork)

STORYTIME

Remmy is on the moon - will he ever come back?

Click here for the book On The Moon read by Miss Knight

What do you find on the moon?

Look up at the moon tonight. How big does it look? What shape is it?

Over the next few nights take a picture or draw the moon. What looks different each night?

Could you find out why? Click on the link below for further information;

Click here for natgeokids - space/the-phases-of-the-moon

Click here for a Space dance and move like an astronaut from 5 a Day TV

THURSDAY 4TH FEBRUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

For Children's Mental Health Week:

Express yourself! Please click the link to practise drawing your feelings.

 

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy

Phonics - 

Please click here for the link to Phonics Read Write Inc Set 1 playlist and click on the Speed Sounds lesson.

MATHS

Please click here for today's Maths.

See below for todays Maths tasks

Storytelling

Please click below for a link to the theatre retelling of the story of Ruby's Worry. This week is an excellent opportunity for the children to explore feelings, emotions and any worries.

The main story starts 9 minutes into the video as the theatre fills up.

Storytelling of Ruby's Worry

See below for the activity pack to explore the story, you can draw pictures in your home learning book and share them next week in Google Meets if you want to share.

WEDNESDAY 3RD FEBRUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy

Phonics - 

Please click here for the link to Phonics Read Write Inc Set 1 playlist and click on the Speed Sounds lesson.

MATHS

Please click here for today's Maths.

See below for todays Maths tasks

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD

Remmy has docked with the Space Station.

Click here for a link to climb on board and tour The International Space Station

What did you notice from Remmy's photos and from the tour? Draw what you thought was the most interesting and then use the website links to find out more. Maybe you want to share this at our Google Meet on Thursday?

NASA for kids

Click here for the link to Spot the Space Station

PERSONAL, SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL DEVELOPMENT

As part of Mental Health Awareness Week click here for a link to the BBC Bitesize videos about dealing with feelings

SONG - click below for a fun song about the Space Station by NASA

The Space Station: A musical

TUESDAY 2ND FEBRUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy

Phonics - 

Please click here for the link to Phonics Read Write Inc Set 1 playlist and click on the Speed Sounds lesson.

MATHS

Please click here for today's Maths.

For the White Rose maths lesson click here

RE

Please click here for the RE lesson

MONDAY 1ST FEBRUARY

This week is CHILDREN'S MENTAL HEALTH WEEK and this year, more than ever, it is important that we recognise the importance of looking after our mental health and wellbeing. This year’s theme is ‘Express Yourself’ as children may be struggling to express their emotions during this time. We will be posting different activities this week to bring out their creativity and confidence.

For today, please try the 30 minute ‘Enchanted Forest’ Yobabugs activity      p/w: emotionsneedtobeexpressed

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy

Please click here for the link to Phonics Read Write Inc Set 1 playlist and click on the Speed Sounds lesson.

MATHS

Please click here for today's Maths.

Click here for White Rose Maths lesson

RE

Click here for the link to the RE lesson.

For our Gather Together song click here

FRIDAY 29TH JANUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy lesson on YouTube.

MATHS

Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

Please click here for the link to the Numberblocks episode Odds and Evens which links to our Maths lesson.

Music

Please click here for the link to the Music lesson - Good to be me

Story Time with Miss Knight

Please click here for the link to the story Whatever Next! read by Miss Knight on YouTube

THURSDAY 28TH JANUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy lesson on YouTube.

For further Phonics work on Busy Things choose the Build the word activity and complete the Literacy Planet tasks set.

MATHS

Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

On Busy Things the Line Up activity links with our work on patterns.

PE

Click here for a link to CBeebies Boogie Beebies

Don't forget to try some more Mission X PE activities today.

Song

Enjoy the S Club 7 song Reach for the Stars

Understanding the World - Topic Session

Click here for a link to a NASA clip about an astronaut on the International Space Station

Then design your own space suit for going into space.

You could then complete the Spaceships activity on Busy Things.

WEDNESDAY 27TH JANUARY

Good Morning Reception

Please click here for our daily prayer and Wake Up and Shake Up song

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy lesson on YouTube.

MATHS

 Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

PE

For today's Rock and Roll Mission X dance music click here for the link to YouTube and get your groove on!

Don't forget to try some more Mission X PE activities today.

Song

Click here and sing along with Sun, Moon and Stars song by The Singing Walrus

Story

Click here as Ken Wilson-Max reads 'Astro Girl'

TUESDAY 26TH JANUARY

LITERACY

Please click here for today's Literacy lesson  on YouTube.

As follow up for today's Literacy lesson make an awesome rocket.

This is an example of how to make a rocket, there are also examples in the Literacy Video lesson. You can also come up with your own - I'm sure they'll be better than mine! 

MATHS

 Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

RE

Please click here for the link to the RE lesson.

PE

Reception PE - take on Mission X with Miss Knight! Click for the link to the YouTube video.

Song

Space Song Rocket Ride by Barefoot Books Singalong

Story Time

The Way Back Home - CBeebies Bedtime Stories

MONDAY 25TH JANUARY

LITERACY

Story - 

For the story of Look Up! click here for the link to YouTube

Tasks - 

Please click here for today's Literacy lesson  on YouTube.

For today's literacy lesson we need to make a telescope (ideas of how to make are on the video)

MATHS

 Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

You can follow up this lesson with the Snowflake and Mirror Magic activities on Busy Things.

RE

Please click here for the link to the RE lesson.

PE

Blast Off! Space Song by Ready Set Dance

Song

Zoom, Zoom, Zoom, We're Going to the Moon

Storytime from Space

British astronaut Tim Peake reads Goodnight Spaceman from the International Space Station, click for the link to CBeebies Bedtime Stories.


FRIDAY 22ND JANUARY

Great work this week Reception  - keep it up :-)

LITERACY

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

You can use the Design a book jacket activity pinned on Busy Things as a follow up to this activity.

MATHS

 Please click here for today's YouTube link to our Maths lesson

Then you can follow up with the Maths teen numbers Shop. Just make sure the things to buy in your shop are not more than 19p! If you do not have enough coins you can draw them.

Music

Click here for the link to the Oak Academy music lesson This is me.

PE

Get Active! Click here for the link to Andy's Wild Workouts from CBeebies

Story Time From Space

Click here for the story book If I Were an Astronaut read from the International Space Station.

 

Wake Up!

Click here for our Wake Up! Shake Up! song that we do every morning in class, you can do it at home too!

THURSDAY 21ST JANUARY

LITERACY

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

You can use your sound mat and the Aliens Love Underpants word mat below to help you to write the next part of the story.

Complete the Busy Things Write Now! activity as follow up to our Phonics session.

MATHS

 Please click here for today's Maths lesson

On Busy Things the Numerical Order 11-20 activity links with this lesson.

SPACE TOPIC LESSON

For our YouTube lesson about the Solar System please click here.

Useful websites for our topic on Space- 

https://www.esa.int/kids/en/home - European Space Agency

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/space/ - National Geographic for Kids

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/topics/space - Cbeebies Space topic

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html - NASA

You could use the Busy Things Paint and Publisher program to complete this lesson.

SONG

Click here for The Solar System Song on YouTube

PE

Click here for the Space Cosmic Kids Yoga Video on YouTube

 

Don't forget the Tiny Happy People Activity Schedule, why not choose the paper planes activity today, you could pretend they are space rockets! 

WEDNESDAY 20TH JANUARY

Click here for our Wake Up! Shake Up! song that we do every morning in class, you can do it at home too!

LITERACY

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

You can use your sound mat and the Aliens Love Underpants word mat below to help you to write the next part of the story.

MATHS

Click here for the YouTube video of the Maths lesson.

ART

Click here for the YouTube link to the art lesson on creating aliens.

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

Try a new activity today - what about 'Make tidying fun'!

Click here for the link to the Tiny Happy People Weekly Activity Schedule and scroll down to the activities For 4-5 years at the bottom.

TUESDAY 19TH JANUARY

LITERACY

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

You can use your sound mat and the Aliens Love Underpants word mat below to help you to write the next part of the story.

MATHS

Click here for the YouTube of the video of the lesson.

Then for the independent task you can have any group of objects from around your home to estimate.

RE

Click here for the link to the second YouTube RE lesson on the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.

Click here for the link to the song Here I am to worship on YouTube.

ACTIVITY SCHEDULE

Try a new activity today - what about making a Space themed jigsaw?

Click here for the link to the Tiny Happy People Weekly Activity Schedule and scroll down to the activities For 4-5 years at the bottom.

MONDAY 18TH JANUARY

LITERACY

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

When you are writing your story you might find these words helpful.

MATHS

Click here for the YouTube of the video of the lesson.

For your independent task you will need to find a group of objects from around your home.

RE

Click here for the link to the YouTube RE lesson on the Presentation of Jesus in the Temple.

 

Please remember the other activities I have saved on Busy Things, log in using your LGfL username to the Early Years Class and also activities on Literacy Planet.

EARLY YEARS ACTIVITIES

Great work!

It is very important that Early Years children are also having play opportunities throughout the day. The BBC Tiny Happy People has a weekly activity schedule, choose one of the activities to complete throughout the day, for example 'Sing action songs'.

Click here for the link to the Tiny Happy People Weekly Activity Schedule and scroll down to the activities For 4-5 years at the bottom.

FRIDAY 15TH JANUARY

Well done for working so hard this week, keep going!

Have a lovely weekend Space Cadets, from Miss Knight

LITERACY

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

ART AND DESIGN

For todays art and design lesson on making story props click here on this link.

THURSDAY 14TH JANUARY

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

LITERACY

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

ART

For today's "pant - tastic" art lesson click here for the YouTube video.

WEDNESDAY 13TH JANUARY

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

LITERACY

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD - TOPIC LESSON

For our first topic lesson on Space click here for the link to the Youtube video

 

Useful websites for our topic on Space- 

https://www.esa.int/kids/en/home - European Space Agency

https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/teacher-category/space/ - National Geographic for Kids

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/topics/space - Cbeebies Space topic

https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html - NASA

TUESDAY 12TH JANUARY

LITERACY

Tasks - 

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

Story - 

For the YouTube video of the story of Aliens Love Underpants please click here

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

RE

For the second of this week's RE lessons please click here for the link to the Youtube video.

MONDAY 11TH JANUARY

LITERACY

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

As follow up to this lesson you can use the paint program on Busy Things. I have pinned the activities on the Early Years Class page on Busy Things. 

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

The Rollercoaster More or Less activity will also link with this lesson from Busy Things.

RE

For the first of this week's RE lessons please click here for the link to the Youtube video.

 

FRIDAY 8TH JANUARY

As it comes to the end of the first week I want to say well done to Reception Class I know you have been trying your best and I want to say thank you to all grown ups helping at home too. Have a lovely weekend.

LITERACY

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the follow up activities.

UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD

As we've been reading the story of The Three Little Pigs why don't we find out some facts about them too?

Click here for a Cbeebies video about pigs

Did anything surprise you to learn about pigs?

After watching the video draw a picture of something interesting you found out and share with someone at home.

THURSDAY 7TH JANUARY

LITERACY

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

You can always pause the video between the phonics and story writing sections when a break is needed.

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the activities.

EXPRESSIVE ARTS AND DESIGN

The Three Little Pigs made three very different houses. If you were to design your own home what would you build it with? What would your house look like?

Your task today is to design and build your own home. You can use whatever you have around your home.

After you have built it you could test out how strong it is by trying to blow it down like the big bad wolf!

 

WEDNESDAY 6TH JANUARY

LITERACY

For today's Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here and then the children can complete the activities.

RE

Today we celebrate the feast of Epiphany.

Can you come up with your own prayer? What could your gift for Jesus be this year?

TUESDAY 5TH JANUARY 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

I hope you enjoyed your Christmas Holidays.

LITERACY

For our Literacy work please click here for the link to the YouTube video of the lesson.

The video has a Phonics section with activities for the children to complete. Then I introduce our new story unit - The Three Little Pigs with a writing activity.

Please click here for the video of the story of The Three Little Pigs.

On Busy Things I have pinned activities that link with our story of The Three Little Pigs. Remember to click on the Early Years Class.

MATHS

For our Maths video lesson please click here, and then the children can complete the activities. 

RE

In our new RE topic we will be learning about Celebrations.

What celebrations can you think of? We have just had a very important celebration - Christmas!

How did you celebrate? Who did you celebrate with? What kind of things did you do? Did you play any of the party games we learnt and played last term?

It would be lovely if you could draw a picture of your Christmas celebration. 

You could learn the following song and sing to the tune of Sing a song of sixpence