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  • If you require any help or advice in relation to the work set, or you'd like to share some of the work your child completes, please contact us at advice@mapledeneschool.com
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Welcome to Reception

 

 

 

Week beginning 18th May 2020 

 

Hello Reception,

Hope you all had a lovely weekend. Thank you for all of your very hard work on our topic of Traditional Tales, and thank you to parents too!

We have really enjoyed receiving photos of the work you have been completing at home. Well done! Which story was your favourite?

 

This week our theme will be in line with the rest of school and you are now not just children. You are SUPERHEROES!!

We want YOU to show us your amazing ‘work power’ and complete as many of the activities below as you can:

(You will find links to all the activities below) 

Practise your letter formation:

Before you begin, check you are sitting correctly and holding your pencil the correct way. Unfortunately the computer fonts do not always write the letter in the way we would like you to write them. We have attached a copy below in the resource section on how they should look.

The letters for you to practise this week are:

u – down and under, up to the top and draw the puddle

b – down the laces to the heel, round the toe

f – down the stem and draw the leaves

Please do not worry if you are unable to print any of the attached worksheets. The work can just as easily be done on paper, using the worksheets as a guide. Have fun!

 

Watch this video ‘Alphabet superheroes’ and choose your favourite superhero!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqbpltJd8ec

 

Literacy – Writing - Write some sentences to tell us about you as a superhero

What is your superhero name?

Who does your superhero save and what are their special powers and abilities?

Maybe they can turn invisible, or, like the ‘Hulk’, have super-human strength.

Do they help their humans, or is their main goal in life to make the earth a better place by protecting animals or teaching children about the importance of recycling?

EAD- Media and Materials 

You can design your superhero’s uniform and mask, but why not also try making it using things found round the house. Remember to send us pictures of you dressed as your superhero!

 

PD - Health & Self Care Literacy - Writing 

Superheroes must be strong and healthy so could you make a healthy smoothie using some fruit/vegetables you have at home? You could write a list of the ingredients you put in your smoothie too. 

Maths – SSM Weighing activity using the language ‘heavier’ and ‘lighter’

 

Maths – Numbers – Superhero missing numbers to 20

 

Maths – SSM – Superheroes love ice cream as a treat – can you find out how much the ice creams cost? Don’t forget to use ‘p’ for pence.

 

Maths – SSM – Superheroes mustn’t be late! Telling the time to o’clock

 

PD- Moving & Handling - Learn the superman dance

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=83aUaYQF4NM

 

Think about today’s superheroes and why they are so important

Over the last couple of months, it has become even more apparent that we are surrounded by heroes who don’t wear capes. Who do you think they are and why are they so important? Continue to share with us the ways you are saying thank you to these superheroes.

Write about your real-life superhero

Do you have a special someone in your life who you see as a superhero? Maybe it is a family member or a friend, why not write about it? You could write a letter or make a card for them to say thank you for all the wonderful things they do and explain to them why they are your superhero.

 

***Alternatively you may want to complete a writing activity, and have a go at writing some sentences independently, using the 'picture writing prompts' twinkl PDF below.

Remember, Superheroes should also still use Doodle, you’ll need as many stars as you can for extra power. 

Please send work through the Facebook page or to advice@mapledeneschool.com so we can see what ‘super’ work you are doing! 

Take care and enjoy! 

Miss Hatfield, Miss Young and Miss Briggs. 

 

 

Week beginning 11.5.20

 

Good morning Reception, we hope you are all well and you enjoyed the Bank Holiday weekend with your family. You have been doing the most amazing work at home and we have thoroughly enjoyed looking at it. It's also been so lovely talking to you and your parents, on the telephone smiley

This week we are going to be continuing our theme on traditional tales.

I wonder if you can guess from the clues who it is?

*He has 2 arms and 2 legs.

*He enjoys running (especially very fast!)

*He is meets lots of different animals and people on his travels.

*Mmmmm ..... he tastes very yummy!

 

Have you guessed who it may be ... yes, its The Gingerbread Man.

 

Remember to check Doodle where we will also be setting some new work. Doodle will be updated with a new activity for you to complete on Monday and Wednesday. Let's see if we can be the top classes on Doodle!

Remember to keep practising your letter formation too; below are the letters for this week, along with the rhyme to help you.

Don't forget to join in with Joe Wicks morning workout, as well as finding time to play and explore.

Have a great week Reception and keep working hard. We look forward to seeing your work!

Take care, love from

Miss Hatfield, Miss Young and Miss Briggs smiley

 

Letter Formation

Before you begin, check you are sitting correctly and holding your pencil the correct way. Unfortunately the computer fonts do not always write the letter in the way we would like you to write them. We have attached a copy below in the resource section on how they should look.

The letters for you to practise this week are:

o - all around the orange

c - curl around the caterpillar

k - down the kangaroo's body, tail and leg

 

 

 

 

The Gingerbread Man

 

We have lots of different activities below to support you with your learning about the Gingerbread Man. How many will you complete?

Please do not worry if you are unable to print any of the attached worksheets. The work can just as easily be done on paper, using the worksheets as a guide. Have fun!

 

You can find the links to The Gingerbread Man story and a counting song, further down the page.

 

CL - Speaking  - Use different voices for each character and act out the story.

LITERACY - Reading and Writing - Write 3 words which rhyme with : cat, man, dog, hen *Don't forget to use your Fred Fingers to help you.

LITERACY - Writing - Can you write in the thought bubbles what each character is thinking?

LITERACY - Writing - Have a go at using the writing frame to help you retell the story.

LITERACY - Reading - Can you sequence the story in the correct order and retell each part?

MATHS - Number - Gingerbread Man number doubles. Before doing this activity you may want to continue working on number doubles to 10, so we have attached a domino doubling activity too.

MATHS - Number - Gingerbread Man Dot-Dot 1-48. Practise counting the numbers as you move along. There are some big numbers here, so you may need to ask for some help from an adult or older brother or sister.

UW - The World - Make gingerbread men/people through baking, using play dough or with paper/card.

UW - The World and EAD - Make a boat for the Gingerbread Man to cross the river.

EAD - Make a model of the Gingerbread Man. This can be with construction equipment, junk modelling or anything else you may have.

UW - The World - 2 Science experiment's for you to try: 

*A swimming Gingerbread Man  

*The Gingerbread Man in different puddles

I wonder how the Gingerbread Man will get on? We can't wait to find out! 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gingerbread Man Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories for Kids in English

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Week beginning 4.5.20

 

Good morning Reception,

We hope you are all well and have had a lovely weekend with your families. We hoped you enjoyed learning about Goldilocks and the Three Bears last week, we certainly enjoyed looking at all your wonderful work.

This week we are going to be continuing out topic of traditional tales, with activities linked to the EYFS Early Learning Goals.

We will be learning all about The Three Little Pigs.

 

 

Remember to check Doodle where we will also be setting some new work. Doodle will be updated with a new activity for you to complete on Monday and Wednesday.

Remember to keep practising your letter formation too; below are the letters for this week, along with the rhyme to help you.

Don't forget to join in with Joe Wicks morning workout, as well as finding time to play and explore. Hopefully the sun will come out again this week!

We have also re- added the play dough recipe.

Have a great week Reception and keep working hard. We look forward to seeing your work!

Take care, love from

Miss Hatfield, Miss Young and Miss Briggs smiley

 

Letter Formation

Before you begin, check you are sitting correctly and holding your pencil the correct way. Unfortunately the computer fonts do not always write the letter in the way we would like you to write them. We have attached a copy below in the resource section on how they should look.

The letters for you to practise this week are:

n - down Nobby and over his net

p - down the pirates plait and around his face

g - around the girls face, down her hair and give her a curl

 

The Three Little Pigs

 

We have lots of different activities below to support you with your learning about the Three Little Pigs. How many will you complete?

* Watch the YouTube video link for 'The Three Little Pigs' story.

* Listen to the 'Three Little Pigs' song.

 

*EAD - EM&M and BI, UW  - The World - Build models of different house using different materials such as lego, empty containers or natural materials you might find in the garden. Can you huff and puff like the Big Bad Wolf and blow your houses down? With the help of an adult try blowing down the houses with a hairdryer!

*PD - M&H - Scissor skills - Can you dress the Three Little Pigs?

*MATHS - Number - Continue to practise your subtraction skills. Can you read the number sentence?

*MATHS - Number - Have some fun hunting for the story characters and finding up to 20 of them in the 'I Spy' activity.

*LITERACY - Writing - Complete the story sequencing activity. Remember to use your Fred Fingers to help you spell words. Try to start your sentence with a capital letter and end it with a full stop.

*LITERACY - Reading and CL - Speaking - Use the story building cards to help you retell the story of the Three Little Pigs. Can you use different voices for each character? I'm already imagining some very scary wolf voices! surprise

 

Please don't worry if you are unable to print any of the attached worksheets. The work can just as easily be done on paper, using the worksheets as a guide. Have fun!

 

 

 

 

 

The Three Little Pigs - Animated Fairy Tales for Children

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Week beginning 27.4.20

Hello Reception,

We hope you are all well and you enjoyed completing some butterfly activities last week while at home. We really enjoyed seeing all of the amazing work you have been doing, keep it up! 

This week we are going to be continuing our learning with activities linked to the EYFS Early Learning Goals. Our theme for this half term is 'Traditional tales' and so our topic will be Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Remember to check Doodle where we will also be setting some more work. Doodle will be updated with a new activity for you to complete on Monday and Wednesday.

We have chosen some letters for you to practise formation too; below you will see the chosen letters for the week, along with the rhyme to help you. 

It might be helpful if you can to complete your Literacy and Maths activities in the mornings when you are feeling more alert. You can then complete the other activities during the afternoons.

Don't forget to join in with Joe Wicks morning workout, as well as finding time to play and explore.

We also know Reception, how much you love to learn all about the world around you, with Pippin the dog and Auntie Mable. You can find the BBC series 'Come Outside' on You Tube. 

Have a lovely week Reception and we look forward to seeing some of your great work.

Take care, love from

Miss Hatfield, Miss Young and Miss Briggs

 

Letter Formation

Before you begin, check you are sitting correctly and holding your pencil properly too. 

The letters we would like you to practise this week are: 

d - (dinosaur) Round his bottom, up his tall neck, down to his feet 

t - Down the tower, across the tower  

i - (insect) Down the body, dot for the head  

 

Goldilocks and the Three Bears 

We have lots of wonderful activities to help you with your learning about Goldilocks and the Three Bears. How many will you complete? 

 

  • Watch the Youtube video link for 'Goldilocks and the Three Bears' story 

 

  • Learn the song 'When Goldilocks went to the house of the bears'

 

  • Write a letter to the Three Bears pretending you are Goldilocks. What might she be sorry for? Use Fred Talk to help you sound out the words. 

          I am sorry for...

 

  • Look at the information about bears powerpoint. What can you find out about different bears? Can you write a sentence about your favourite bear? 

 

  • Complete the addition and subtraction work using the pictures to help you. 

 

  • Can you find the missing numbers on the stepping stones? 

 

  • Do you have a teddy bear at home that you could draw a picture of and write a sentence about? 

 

  • You might want to make your own porridge using the recipe below, or use your own recipe! 

 

  • If you have some child friendly scissors at home you may want to cut out the shapes and make a picture of the Three Bears. 

 

  • Or paint or draw a picture of one of the characters. 

 

  • Can you retell the story of Goldilocks and the Three Bears to someone at home? Try changing your voice for the different bears. 

 

  • Challenge! Can you write sentences to retell the story using the 'Goldilocks and the three bears sequencing' pdf? 

 

  • You will find the resources you need to complete the activities below. 

 

Have fun learning all about Goldilocks and the three bears and if you are able to post a picture to the Facebook group above, we would love to see your fabulous work!

Goldilocks and the three bears - LearnEnglish Kids British Council

Watch Goldilocks and the three bears and read along to the story with the words on the screen.

 

Learn to sing the song 'When Goldilocks went to the house of the bears' using the link below to watch the video on the BBC school radio website. 

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p038bb48

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