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Monday 25th January



Warm up 


Can you show me a full cup of water?

Can you show me an empty cup of water?

Can you show me a half empty cup of water?

Can you show me a almost empty cup of water?

What is the difference between half empty and half full? 


Warm up - part 2


Can you write numbers 0-8 on some pieces of paper and order them from smallest to largest?





Today we are going to begin looking at numbers 6,7, and 8! Can you show me 6 fingers? 7 fingers? 8 fingers?

Can you collect 10 objects? Can you count out 6 objects? 7 objects? 8 objects?

Using your number cards from the warm up can you match a correct number of objects to the correct numeral?



Please let us know in your learning book comments how your child has got on with these activities. 



Game Time


Have a look at this game.



Grab your playdough pot from your packs and follow along to these dough disco songs. 



Can you follow along with the formation video?


You can draw the letters in the air, on paper with a pencil, in some flour, in some mud or form them with your play dough if you can!



Can you pick up some small objects up with a peg or your fingers using pincer grip?


Can you draw some zigzags? wavy lines and straight lines? Remember to hold your pencil in-between your finger and thumb (pincer grip)

Can you cut these out following your lines carefully?




Can you write these words in your best cursive handwriting? see, night and rain

Phonics - please see Google Classroom for today's phonics activities.


Please note that on Fridays we have decided to run a live phonics lesson through google meet on the class phonics pages. This will be a recap of the sounds of the week and will include some fun phonics games with Miss Miles and Mrs Jones. 

These live lessons will last 15 minutes and you will need your whiteboards and pens for this lesson.

Green Group - 10:30am- 10:45am

Red Group-  10:50am- 11:05am

Blue Group- 11:10am- 11:25am

Afternoon Focus 


Warm up 

Look at the picture below and answer the following questions. 










  • Who is he? What could his name be?
  • How did the octopus get here?
  • Why is it wearing a hat?
  • Is it speaking your language? Do you understand what it’s saying?
  • Where did the plants come from?
  • Where do you think he will go next?

There are no right answers here- we just want your child's thoughts. 




Follow the link below to the Oxford Owl website- They are now doing free e-books. 


Ensure that the student login tab is highlighted. 


Login using these credentials 

username - risingstars01

password- risingstars01


From here click on the oxford owl e-book library

Choose level 2 - you are looking for a book called 'Quiz' - please allow your child to read through the e-book. 


There are some games at the top of the page on the e-book if you would like to complete them.