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Mrs Idris

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Here is the planning for the week beginning 06.07.20. Please go to your Seesaw page to see the activities that have been assigned to you. 


Week beginning: 06/07/20

Theme: Staycation!

A little message:

Some of you may have missed a holiday this year or wanted to go out and explore but couldn’t go anywhere due to the virus. So, we are having a ‘Staycation’ this week and we will be having a ‘camp out’ in school and at home. If you have a tent – put it up and pretend to go camping as we explore the outdoors like a wilderness explorer! (But watch out, there may be some bears about!)

What are we doing when we are in School?

Numeracy and Literacy Starter activity

Outdoor Learning in Norfolk Lodge

Story time

Numeracy – Money – coin recognition

Children will be recalling coins they already know and learning those they do not. We will begin Wednesday’s activity, looking at how to pay for items on the camping shopping list.


Literacy – Exploring postcards and their features and lots of stories! We will also practise writing a post card so the children should feel confident writing one at home later on in the week (Friday’s activity).

Camping Outdoors!


  • Building their own campfire with sticks and leaves from the outdoors to have hot chocolate around.
  • Playing some campfire games
  • Making our own set of binoculars
  • Checking if there has been a bear on our campsite but following the scavenger hunt


                                   2 stories this week!


We are going on a bear hunt





Meerkat Mail




What can you do at home?




WALT: recognise coins and give change


1. Monday: Revise the coins and play some coin games.  You could:

  • Play a splat game with coins
  • Do some coin rubbings and match the coin to the rubbing that you made.
  • Set up a list of jobs to do for the day where your child could earn a little bit of pocket money and then add up what they have at the end of the day. It could be jobs like: Help set the table etc

2. Wednesday – Pay for items to camp with!

Have a look at the shop list that we will put onto Seesaw, then decide what you would buy for your camping trip! You could even set up a pretend camping shop and pretend to pack your bag by buying some items.


3. Friday - Change

You have been busy learning about subtraction. Could you practise giving some change and taking away with the coins?

Watch Mrs Darbshire’s video to help you with this.

WALT: write a postcard


1. Monday: We will be looking at postcards and what makes a good postcard. Watch my video talking about the different features of a postcard.

We will then be reading a story called ‘Meerkat Mail’ where there are lots of postcards in the story and answering some questions.


2. Wednesday: We will be thinking about who you are going to write to. Mrs Darbyshire has recorded a video talking about the different people you could write to. Can you then record who they want to write to?


3. Friday: Hold a sentence or two! We will post a video of how to write a postcard and help your child with writing a postcard.





WALT: create our own staycation




Set up your own campsite at home!

1. Monday: Think about what you are going to set up at home. Are you going to make a little den with sheets and pillow, or are you going to make a tent with a pretend campfire?

Then, think about:

  • What are you going to do on your camping staycation?

Have a look at my video for some ideas!

  • What are you going to eat?

Are you going to have hot chocolate and marshmallows?

2. Wednesday Today could also make some posters for your campsite to help people know what is there and why it is a good campsite!


3. Friday Create your own marshmallow on a campfire art work




Daily Must-dos: Try to do a couple of these tasks everyday 


Log onto Oxford Owl or Giglets and read a story or part of a story 


Listen to a story – either from your teacher, online or from someone at home 


Sounds – 5-minute sound practise 


Sum dog to practise maths skills 

Keep active – go outside and do some exercise or complete a Joe Wickes PE Class 


Talk about your emotions daily    

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