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Wkb 04.05.20 Home Learning Week Seven

Hi Reception, we hope you enjoyed learning about a life cycle of a frog last week. We are really missing you and can’t wait to see you all soon.

There are activities to complete each day and links to help you find the resources online.

Remember to record any work you complete in your exercise book.

Take care, have fun and keep smiling!

From Miss Pooler and Mrs Adams


This week we will be learning about the lifecycle of a butterfly.


Reading- Please refer back to your reading log.

Please read a selection of fiction and non-fiction books about butterflies and caterpillars.  Here are a selection of books with links you can read online. Please feel free to find more books online or if you already have some at home enjoy reading those aswell.



The Very Hungry Caterpillar-

Elmer and the butterfly-

The crunching, munching caterpillar-

Kipper the dog- The butterfly-


Non-fiction books/ videos




When writing remind your child to use their phonics to clap and sound out words, remind them of tricky words, remind them to use a capital letter, finger spaces and full stops. Please encourage your child and allow them to phonetically sound out the words e.g. when writing ice-cream your child may write ighs kreem. This is phonetically plausible for us to read back J

Phase 3 diagraphs/trigraphs: zz,qu,ch,sh,th,ng,ai,ee,igh,oa,oo,ar,or,ur,ow,oi,ear,air,ure,er

Tricky words:


Before writing a fact file and completing your lifecycle of a butterfly workbook please use videos and non-fiction books to find out facts and information about frogs and a lifecycle of a frog. I have included some facts and websites for you to read to your child and to watch which will help.

Lifecylce of a butterfly powerpoint- t-t-5221-butterfly-life-cycle-powerpoint

Lifecycle of a butterfly workbook-T-T-141-Butterfly-lifecycle-workbook_ver_2

Lifecycle cut and stick (or draw) – t-t-12809-eyfs-butterfly-life-cycle-cut-and-stick-activity-_ver_1


Facts about butterflies- Butterfly facts


Learn a few new facts and write them down so you can tell other members of your family about the butterlfly facts you’ve learnt.




Monster phonics is a new website to help with home learning. Please use this free login:

Username: login

Password: homelearning

This website has daily phonic activities to help teach phase 2 and Phase 3. Log in and click on Term 3. Each set of lessons lasts for 2 weeks and focuses on a traditional tale. Read through the story in the PowerPoint and work through each of the suggested activities.  Have fun and enjoy your phonic sessions.


*NEW* Free access to Collins Big Cat phonics books

Go to Collins connect and click on the Teacher portal and enter:


Password: Parents20!

*NEW* TWINKL phonics mats- Phonics Activity Mats with Sound Buttons





Understanding the world – Understanding the world involves guiding children to make sense of their physical world and their community through opportunities to explore, observe and find out about people, places, technology and the environment.


On Friday 8th May, many people will be celebrating VE day. I would like you to find out some information about VE day and may be have a mini celebration at home with your family

VE Powerpoint- T2-H-4788-VE-Day-Powerpoint_ver_3

Actvities to try:

Make your own bunting or flag –T-M-477-Union-Jack-Colouring-Sheet

Have your own picnic party in the garden

Write a postcard to send to a family member with how you celebrated VE day

Make a medal- t3-h-123-design-a-ve-day-medal-activity-sheet_ver_1


Expressive Arts and Design

  • Charanga online music – you have been sent your log in details by text. Please sign in and have a go at listening to the music. See if you can find the rhythm. Enjoy listening to familiar and have a go at learning a new nursery rhyme.


Physical Development

  • Daily PE with Joe Wicks
  • Just Dance on YouTube
  • Enjoy going for a walk with your family
  • Cosmic Yoga
  • Go Noodle
  • Play Simon Says
  • Make an obstacle course


Fine motor activities

Fine motor development is a skill needed to be able to control and build strength in the small muscles in your child’s hand and fingers. Without fine motor skills your child will not be able to write or hold objects using the correct grip.

  • Pencil control
  • Scissor control



This week in RE we will be learning about Ramadan.


Ramadan information – t-re-182-eyfs-ramadan-facts-for-kids-powerpoint-_ver_3

Ramadan paper plate and moon decoration- t-tp-612-ramadan-paper-plate-moon-and-star-decoration-craft-instructions

Paper lantern decoration-t-re-357-ramadan-lantern-paper-craft