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Home learning activities for Summer 2 (from 1st June)

Week 7 (plus 3 days!) It's Summer, or so the weather man tells me...

So let's learn all about summery things!


Week 6 - Sports week! 

Although we cannot have a sports day together, we can learn all about sports and fitness. We are having a whole week of sports! Get your kit on and join in!


Home learning activities for sports week

Home learning activities

Week 5 - In the Jungle! 

This week we are off to the jungles and rainforests of the world to explore the animals that live there. There are games to play and ideas of things to make, so get your binoculars and have fun!

Week 4 - Pirates! 

This week we are going to discover the treasure of the high seas and explore the subject of Pirates! The topic web bellow is the one we are using in our class bubble and there are ideas for activities you can do at home and we can't wait to see some of your home learning on Tapestry. Thankyou for all the lovely observations of home learning so far, keep up the good work.

Week 3 - Transport 

Hopefully you have been able to have a go at some of the learning activities uploaded so far! 

Here are a a few more ideas, related to areas of the Early Years curriculum. 

W/C 01.06.2020: Learning Project - Transport

Age Range: EYFS

Weekly Reading Tasks

Weekly Phonics Tasks

Monday- Sing the nursery rhyme ‘Wheels on the Bus’ with your child. Can they add verses about different modes of transport? What sounds and actions do other kinds of transport make?

Monday- Look around the house and garden. Write labels for the different objects found. Ask your child to read the word (support them if needed) and put each label with the correct object.

Tuesday- Follow the story The Bus is for Us with your child. Ask them to recall the different types of transport mentioned in the story.

Tuesday- Play Rhyme Racer - collect all the rhyming words. What rhyming words did you find? CHALLENGE: Can you think of some of your own rhyming words?

Wednesday- Tell your child that they’re going on an imaginary journey. What do they need to take? Play the memory game - ‘I packed my bag and in it I put a…’ Take it in turns and keep adding to the list. Each time repeat the whole list.

Wednesday- If able, your child can have a go at writing some of the tricky words they have been practising reading over the weeks. These include: I, no, go, to, the, into, he, she, me, we, be, into, he, she, me, we, be, you, are, they, my all, he.

Thursday- During your daily walk discuss with your child the things they see. Ask them to note the different transports. When you get home, ask them to recount the events from your journey in order.

Thursday- During your daily walk, ask your child to listen to the sounds each mode of transport makes. Discuss the rhythm and volume of each sound.

Friday- Listen to ‘The Naughty Bus’. Your child can make a wanted poster for the Naughty Bus.

Friday- Think of different types of transport beginning with each letter of the alphabet e.g. a=aeroplane, b=bike, c=car.

Weekly Writing Tasks

Weekly Maths Tasks- Capacity

Monday- Ask your child to draw pictures of different types of transport and label them. CHALLENGE: Sort them into water, air and road.

Monday- Give your child a small cup. Using different sized spoons fill the cup with water. How many small spoons will it take to fill the cup? How many large spoons?

Tuesday- Your child can make their own road safety poster - Stop, Look, Listen.

Tuesday- Play Happy Glass. Talk about the glass being empty and what you need to make the glass full.

Wednesday- Imaginary journey-where would your child go? Why would they go there? What would they do there? They could draw out their imaginary land and label it with describing words.

Wednesday- Provide your child with a selection of containers in the bath, sink or paddling pool. Experiment together, showing the bottles and containers as full, half full, empty and overflowing.

Thursday- Your child can write simple sentences about their daily walk journey. What did they see and hear? Pictures and labels will simplify this if needed.

Thursday (theme)- Sit with your child and look out the window. Count how many vehicles they can see. Sort them in different ways such as: size, colour, etc.

Friday- Make your very own Naughty Bus and use this to retell the story. Your child could make a different mode of transport as a challenge.

Friday- Ask your child to fetch a selection of their soft toys. Provide them with a range of different boxes (use recycling boxes). Ask them to choose an appropriate sized box for each animal to make into its car. Will a large teddy fit in a small box?

Monday 1st June 2020

Hello  everybody! If you are still learning from home, enjoy the beautiful weather! 

We have compiled for you some resources to access online and some one-page creative projects around a theme. If you make any of the suggested creative works, please consider uploading them to your Tapestry Journal for us to see, or email them to school for the newsletter and share them with your whole community! 

Hoping to see you soon, 

Keep safe,


Mrs Bridges cool