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Homebased Learning

In order to minimise disruption to children's learning, please do your utmost to support them with the following educational activities.  All are of a good quality and have been selected to best support the needs of this year group.    They are all also free to use, but may require passwords that have been sent home, either as individual cards or via Marvellous Me.

Please keep in touch with us through Tapestry - you must have your account activated in order to access your child's learning journey. Please upload your child's learning onto Tapestry. 

Each day please refer to the attached PowerPoint or PDF at the bottom of the page to access the home learning tasks in line with the daily timetable. These are named with the day of the week. 

Paper based learning packs have also been sent home.  The learning in these packs are to be completed alongside.

Snowdrop Class Daily Timetable 

Time

Suggested Activity

Ideas…

Before 9.00

Wake up

Make (or help with) your own breakfast and eat it. Get dressed. Make your own bed, brush your teeth for 2 minutes, help with washing/folding clothes.

9.00 – 9.30

Daily PE Lesson

Joe Wicks Fitness on YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/videos

9.30 – 10.45

Learning Time

Literacy Focus

Included in daily PowerPoint/ PDF attached at the bottom of website page.

Check your class page under the ‘Homebased Learning’ tab (on the right hand side) for your daily/weekly tasks.

Check Tapestry for any additional tasks/communication from your teacher.

Complete tasks in your home learning packs

Additional/Daily: Reading / Letter formation practice / Go through phase 2 and 3 sounds/ Name writing practice/ Practice reading high frequency words

10.45 – 11.00

Snack Time

Make (or help with) a snack that you can share with your family

For ideas: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/food-facts/healthier-snacks-for-kids/fruit-and-veg-snacks

11.00 – 12.00

Wider Curriculum Time

One subject per day

Included in daily PowerPoint/ PDF attached at the bottom of website page.

Tasks will be provided online (Tapestry/ Website/ Purple Mash/ Charanga etc)

Mon: Understanding the World: https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/login or https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Tues:  Expressive Arts (Art Focus): Lessons available on http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob Daily: https://www.tinkercad.com/ or https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub/videos or https://www.accessart.org.uk/art-resources-for-home/

Weds: Understanding the World (Science Focus): https://www.firstdiscoverers.co.uk/early-years-science-activities-eyfs/

Thurs: Expressive Arts (Music Focus): www.charanga.com  

Fri: PSED/Communication and Language Focus – see set task on class page under the ‘Homebased Learning’ tab or Tapestry

12.00 – 1.00

Lunch Time

Make (or help with) your lunch and eat. Help to clear away after. Try and have some time outside if possible.

1.30 – 2.30

Quiet Time

Story Time

Yoga / Meditation

Reading / Puzzles

Audible (currently free): https://www.audible.co.uk/cat/Children-Audiobooks/535836031?source_code=M2M30DFT1BkSH10161400A4&ds_rl=1235674&ipRedirectOverride=true

Cosmic Kids Yoga / Meditation: https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

2.30 – 3.15

Learning Time

Maths Focus

Included in daily PowerPoint/ PDF attached at the bottom of website page.

Check your class page under the ‘Homebased Learning’ tab (on the right hand side) for your daily/weekly tasks.

Check Tapestry for any additional tasks/communication from your teacher.

Complete tasks in your home learning packs

The Math’s Factor: https://www.themathsfactor.com/

Top Marks: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

Additional/Daily: Number Formation Practice / Number Recognition 0-20 /Ordering Numbers 0-20/Number bonds to 10/ Finding one more and one less of a number up to 20

3.15 – 4.30

Outdoor/Fresh Air

Play outside, go on a mini-beast hunt, create patterns and pictures with natural objects, plant flowers or vegetables, ride on your bike or scooter. As a family, leave the house for your one session of exercise.

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/

4.30 – 5.00

Free Time

 

5.00 – 6.00

Dinner Time

Help to prepare your meal and help set the table. Eat as a family. Help with the washing up and tidy away.

6.00 – 8.00

Family Time / TV

Family movie night, play games together, share what you have enjoyed about the day, discuss what you would like to do tomorrow, contact any family members you haven’t been able to see, write a journal/diary of your day.

8.00

Bedtime Routine

Bath/Shower, brush your teeth for 2 minutes. Get ready for bed and share a story together.

Free online books at: https://www.oliverjeffers.com/books or https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/

 Web-based Learning:

We encourage the use of the websites or apps below to enhance and consolidate the learning activities listed above.  There are lots of opportunities within these to cover wider learning, such as, music, computing and even some exercise suggestions!

Maths

https://whiterosemaths.com/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Numberblocks: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPlwvN0w4qFSP1FllALB92w 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/topics/numeracy

Phonics/Reading

Videos to support parents with phonics: https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/reading/learn-to-read-phonics/ 

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

Phonics Play have opened up a free subscription for parents. 

Username: march20

Password: home

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-2-games.html

http://www.letters-and-sounds.com/phase-3-games.html

https://www.phonicsbloom.com/

Jolly Phonics Songs: https://www.dailymotion.com/video/x2wpdvv 

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/english-games/3-5-years/letters-and-sounds

Phase 2 Tricky Words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TvMyssfAUx0&feature=youtu.be

Phase 3 Tricky Words: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R087lYrRpgY&feature=youtu.be

https://stories.audible.com/discovery

Wider Curriculum

Geography: https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk (Login details sent through Marvellous Me)

Geography: https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/help/quick-guides/maps-places/ (Using Digimap tutoirals)

Geography: https://digimapforschools.edina.ac.uk/resources/signsofspring/ (Digimap home learning activity guidance)

Geography: https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

Geography: https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/mapzone/

 Joe Wicks - Kids Workouts: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAxW1XT0iEJo0TYlRfn6rYQ (select kids)

Go Noodle - Dance routines for children to follow: https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames

Mindfulness, Meditation and Yoga: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5uIZ2KOZZeQDQo_Gsi_qbQ

Music: https://charanga.com/site/ (Login in packs)

Art: https://www.accessart.org.uk/

Art: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5XMF3Inoi8R9nSI8ChOsdQ 

Computing (Internet Safety): https://vimeo.com/388193898/d569a1141d

Websites that cover a range of curriculum areas

https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs

https://www.purplemash.com/login/

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/primary/zd7p47h

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p