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Jellyfish - Miss Witherington

zoe.witherington@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

Otters - Mrs Sparling (Mon - Thu) & Mrs Barry (Fri)

sherral.sparling@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

jenny.barry@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

Rock Eels - Mrs Barry (Mon - Tue) & Mrs Goff (Wed - Fri)

jenny.barry@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

Wednesday - Friday:

emma.goff@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

Sea Dragons - Mrs Miller

emma.miller@brightlingsea.essex.sch.uk

Welcome to the Year 4 page

If your child should find themselves having to isolate due to COVID-19 but they are well enough to work, please find below a series of resources that they can use to support their learning.

Everyday Activities

Please read books, magazines and comics as often as you can.  Keep a journal of what you read and record the thoughts and ideas these texts inspire.

Play Times Table Rockstars to practice your times tables https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student/79225

Don't forget your other maths skills! Try Hit the button to increase your speed at adding, subtracting doubling and morehttps://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

Don't forget to practice your spellings!

Here are this weeks activities:

Week Beginning 22nd November 2021

Please find our resources for Literacy and Maths for each day below.  At the bottom of this week, you'll find our learning for other subjects.

Monday, 29th November 2021

Literacy

Today we are practising using inverted commas to punctuate speech.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/z7s6t39

Maths

Practise your addition, subtraction, multiplication and division skills with our Monday Methods.  Remember to use your place value skills when you divide and multiply by 10 and 100.

Tuesday, 30th November 2021

Today we will be making a plan for our writing.  Watch the Titanium video below and write down the things that happen using the resources to help.

https://video.link/w/8TBMc

Maths

Watch the video and practise multiplying and dividing by 6 with the task below:

https://vimeo.com/478522348

Name
 Multiply-and-divide-by-6-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Multiply-and-divide-by-6.pdfDownload
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Wednesday, 1st December 2021

Literacy

Today you are going to write the first part of your suspense story.  You need to describe what is happening in the video up to the moment the boy walks out of the school.

When you're writing, try to build suspense by including:

Show don't tell emotions

Descriptions of the setting using adjectives and prepositions

short punchy sentences

An ellipsis (Just use the one!)

 

Maths

Watch the video and practise your 6 times table and related division facts.

https://vimeo.com/597129461

Name
 6-times-table-and-division-facts-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 6-times-table-and-division-facts.pdfDownload
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Thursday, 2nd December 2021

Literacy

It is time to write the next part of the story.  The boy leaves the school and gets on the bike to cycle home.

When you're writing, try to build suspense by including:

Show don't tell emotions

Descriptions of the setting using adjectives and prepositions

short punchy sentences (just a couple)

An ellipsis (Just use the one!)

Watch the video again here: https://video.link/w/8TBMc

Maths

Watch the video and practise multiplying and dividing by 9.

https://vimeo.com/597129206

Name
 Multiply-and-divide-by-9-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Multiply-and-divide-by-9.pdfDownload
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Friday, 3rd December 2021

Literacy

It is the last part of the story today.  Write some sentences that build suspense that get the boy into his house, notice the TV news flash and then how he escapes from the police.

When you're writing, try to build suspense by including:

Show don't tell emotions

Descriptions of the setting using adjectives and prepositions

short punchy sentences (just a couple)

An ellipsis (Just use the one!)

Watch the video again here: https://video.link/w/8TBMc

 

Don't forget to read your story all the way through and check your punctuation and that your sentences make sense.

Maths

Practise your 9 times table and division facts with these questions.

Name
 9 Times-table-and-division-facts-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 9-times-table-and-division-facts.pdfDownload
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Other Subjects

Science

Session 1 : Let's learn about variables for our new topic

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-a-variable-6mtk8c

Session 2: Let's learn how to draw scientific diagrams

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/how-do-you-draw-a-scientific-diagram-69hp6

Session 3: Let's learn how to why scientific method is important 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/why-is-a-method-important-c5j3ge

Session 4: Let's learn what we can do with the data we collect (wk beginning 22nd November 2021)

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-can-we-do-with-data-we-collect-6wtkat

 

 

Spanish

 https://pln.myvle.co.uk/files/sc3490/sc3490/83/[31510]Town.pdf

Use the link above to practise naming shops in Spanish.  Then try the activity below.

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Monday, 22nd November

Maths

Try practising your columnar addition and subtraction with one of our challenges.  Make sure you check to see if you are right with a calculator.

Name
 Monday Methods 3 + - x divide 10 100.docxDownload
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Literacy

Scroll down for our first lesson on suspense writing.  Then try one of the tasks underneath.

Tuesday, 23rd November

Maths

Today we are learning to multiply a number by 1 and zer0.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/475452114

Name
 ANS5 -Multiply-by-1-and-0.pdfDownload
 Multiply-by-1-and-0.pdfDownload
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Literacy

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Wednesday, 24th November

Maths

Today we are learning to divide a number by 1 and itself.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/478511830

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 ANS6-Divide-by-1-and-itself.pdfDownload
 Divide-by-1-and-itself.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today we are revisiting our Matisse topic with a visit to a local garden.  We will be sketching landscapes to turn into a print. 

Try finding a landscape where you are or looking at one on the computer.  Then sketch it out thinking about which parts need more definition so they make a good print.

 

Thursday, 25th November

Maths

Today we are revisiting mulitpling and dividing a number by 3.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/478514773

 

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 Y3-Autumn-Block-23-ANS23.zipDownload
 Y3-Autumn-Block-23-WO23.zipDownload
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Literacy

Today we have a visit from author Grant Strong.  Find out more about him here:

https://www.google.com/search?q=grant+strong&rlz=1C1CHBF_en-GBGB894GB894&oq=grant+strong&aqs=chrome..69i57j0i512l5j0i22i30l4.2072j0j4&sourceid=chrome&ie=UTF-8

Try creating a fact file all about him and his books.

 

Friday, 26th November

Maths

Today we are learning the 3 times-table.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/478518987

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 ANS4-The-3-times-table.pdfDownload
 WO4-The-3-times-table.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Use Monday's text for todays lesson.

Week Beginning 15th November 2021

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Monday, 15th November

Maths

Try practising your columnar addition and subtraction with one of our challenges.  Make sure you check to see if you are right with a calculator.

Literacy

This week, we will be writing some super diary entries using all the skills we have been practising.

Today you will be planning your diary entry.

Listen to the story again here https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

You can fill in the diary entry planner or create your own to help you remember all the things that will make your diary entry amazing.

 

If you need a refresher on prepositions or fronted adverbials watch these videos:

Prepositions https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zw38srd

Fronted Adverbials https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

 

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 Hot Write Planning.pdfDownload
 Success Criteria.pdfDownload
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Tuesday, 16th November, 2021

 

Maths

Today we are learning to multiply by 10.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions be;low.

https://vimeo.com/474994600

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 -ANS1-Multiply-by-10-.pdfDownload
 -Multiply-by-10.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today you will need to write the first of Matisse's diary entry. 

Use the first three boxes of your plan and try to imagine what Matisse would say to his diary.  Listen to the story again here if you need to: 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

Remember to set out your diary entry carefully.

Wednesday, 16th November 2021

Maths

Today we are learning to multiply by 10o.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions be;low.

 

https://vimeo.com/474994600

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 ANS2-Multiply-by-100.pdfDownload
 Multiply-by-100.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Continue with your second diary entry today. 

Remember to look carefully at the success criteria and try to make sure you have included all the things you need to.  Look at the poster below to check.

Thursday, 18th November 2021

Maths

Today we are learning to divide  10.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/475113712

 

 

Name
 -WO3-Divide-by-10.pdfDownload
 ANS3-Divide-by-10-.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today you have the opportunity to check through your writing carefully.  Makes sure you have used full-stops and capital letters.  Have all your proper nouns got capital letters?  Have you used fronted adverbials and added a comma?  How many expanded noun phrases have you used?  Could you add any more and include some prepositions?

Watch these videos if you aren't sure:

Prepositions https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zw38srd

Fronted Adverbials https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/zp937p3

Expanded noun phrases https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zwwp8mn/articles/z3nfw6f

Friday, 19th November 2021

Maths

Today we are learning to divide  10.   You can watch our white rose video and try the questions below.

https://vimeo.com/475385464

 

Name
 ANS4-Divide-by-100.pdfDownload
 Divide-by-100.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today in class, we will be having a go at writing our first suspense story.  Use the picture below to try and write your own suspenseful story.  If you get stuck, there is a story starter to start you off and some vocabulary to help you.

Don't worry if you aren't sure, we will be exploring suspense writing over the next few weeks.

Please enter some files.

Previous Work

Monday, 8th November

Literacy

Today we will be exploring thesaurus' and seeing how they work.  Follow the link below to have a go.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zf96ncw

 

Maths

Try practising your columnar addition and subtraction with one of our challenges.  Make sure you check to see if you are right with a calculator.

Tuesday, 9th November 2021

Literacy

Read the information about Matisse and make your own quiz questions to ask your family at home.  Remember to use question starters like How?  Why?  When?  Where? and sue a question mark at the end.

Maths

Today we are exploring perimeter. You can choose to either follow the link to the BBC bitesize video (https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvmxsbk/articles/zsr4k7h) and answer the questions there or watch our white rose video and try the questions.

https://vimeo.com/470181789

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 Measure-perimeter-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Measure-perimeter.pdfDownload
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Wednesday, 9th November 2021

Literacy - GPS

Brush up on your prepositions by following the link to these activities:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh8nscw

 

Maths

Let's work more on our perimeter skills.   Watch this video then try the questions on the sheet below.

https://vimeo.com/470182402

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 ANSWERS Perimeter-on-a-grid.pdfDownload
 Perimeter-on-a-grid.pdfDownload
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Thursday, 11th November 2021

Literacy

Listen to the story again here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EHlmeX-O-g

Then think about what Monique is thinking about Matisse building her a chapel and what she is feeling.  Try filling out a thoughts and feelings gird like the one below or make your own. 

Are there ways you can describe how someone is feeling without using the words?  If you have time, listen to the story again and watch out for clues to tell you how the nuns are feeling about the chapel.  Then create another grid to show the different thought and feelings people have about the same events.

Maths

Let's further our perimeter learning by thinking about perimeter of rectangles.  Watch the video below and then try the tasks.

https://vimeo.com/470606504

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 ANSWERS Perimeter-of-a-rectangle.pdfDownload
 Perimeter-of-a-rectangle.pdfDownload
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Friday, 12th November 2021

Literacy

Now that you have thought about how different characters are feeling, try to create a diary entry for each one making sure you record their feelings.  One should be very positive and one quite negative.  Think about how you make this happen.

Remember what a diary entry needs to have using the poster below.

Maths

Now try working on the perimeter of rectilinear shapes.  Watch the video here:  https://vimeo.com/470607065

and then try the task below.

 

Name
 ANSWERS Perimeter-of-rectilinear-shapes.pdfDownload
 Perimeter-of-rectilinear-shapes.pdfDownload
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Monday, 1st November 2021

Literacy

Maths

Try practising your columnar addition and subtraction with one of our challenges.  Make sure you check to see if you are right with a calculator..

Tuesday, 2nd November 2021

Literacy

Watch and listen to our new Literacy text about Matisse here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EHlmeX-O-g

Maths

Let's take a look at kilometres.  Watch the video, then try the tasks below.

https://vimeo.com/468144086

Name
 Kilometres-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Kilometres.pdfDownload
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Wednesday, 3rd November 2021

Literacy

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 Cheeky 1.pdfDownload
 Cheeky 2.pdfDownload
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Maths

Let's recap adding lengths.  Watch the video, then try the tasks below.

https://vimeo.com/468942122

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 Add-lengths-ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Add-lengths.pdfDownload
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Thursday, 4th November 2021

Literacy

Maths

Let's recap subtracting lengths.  Watch the video, then try the tasks below.

https://vimeo.com/469688534

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 Subtract-lengths ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-lengths.pdfDownload
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Friday, 5th November 2021

Literacy

Maths

Let's recap measuring perimeter.  Watch the video, then try the tasks below.  You will need some string or a ruler to help you today if you are unable to print the sheet.

 

Spanish

Practise your colours and then use them to write a Spanish firework poem using the resources below.

Name
 -t-m-954-large-2d-shapes-display-poster.pdfDownload
 Poem Template.pdfDownload
 Practise your Spanish Colours.pdfDownload
 Spanish Fireworks Poem.pdfDownload
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Previous Learning

Monday

Find out how to subtract 4-digit numbers with more than one exchange:

https://vimeo.com/465337176

Name
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-more-than-one-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-more-than-one-exchange.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today you will be planning to write your own non-chronological report all about black athletes.  Choose a few athletes from our information below and record some facts about them:

Who they are

Why they are famous athletes

When they were born

Any other interesting facts

You might like to use the internet to find out some more interesting facts.

 

Tuesday

Maths

Try learning about efficient subtraction today.  Watch the video and then try the questions

https://vimeo.com/465337207

Name
 Efficient Subtraction ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Efficient-subtraction.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today you'll need to beginning to plan what you are going to write your report about famous black athletes.  Use the slides to help you remember all the features your report will need and then fill in the planning format, or create your own version.

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 planning for hot write.docDownload
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Wednesday

 

Maths

Today you will be learning about efficient subtraction.  Watch the video then have a go at the questions.

https://vimeo.com/465356812

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 Checking-strategies ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Checking-strategies.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today it's time to use your notes to create your non-fiction report.  Use the slides to help you think of the success criteria so you can use all the features we have looked at.

Thursday

Maths

Watch this video recapping equivalent lengths then have a go at the questions.

https://vimeo.com/467395292

 

Name
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 Equivalent-lengths-m-and-cm.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Today, check through your report and make sure you have used the features in yesterday's slides.  Makes sure you have used capital letters for proper nouns as well as at the beginning of every sentence.

 

Then, have a go at writing a diary entry for Rosa Parks on the day she was arrested.  You can watch these links to remember why she is such a famous figure and think about what her day must have been like.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/true-stories-rosa-parks/z7rtvk7

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b07654l7/blue-peter-the-walk-that-changed-the-world

Friday

Maths

Try recapping your knowledge of cm and mm today. Watch the video then try the questions in the file.

https://vimeo.com/467395290

Name
 Equivalent-lengths-mm-and-cm ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Equivalent-lengths-mm-and-cm.pdfDownload
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Literacy

Literacy

This week we will be learning more about non-chronological reports.

Monday

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 Key phrases for grouping.pdfDownload
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Tuesday

It's time to do some research so we are ready to write a non-chronological report about Black History Month.  Use the slides and the information report files to help you make some notes about famous black men and women in history.

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 Famous Black men and Women.pdfDownload
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Wednesday

Choose another famous figure from black history to write some notes about and then turn them into factual sentences.  Use the resources from yesterday to help.

Thursday

Now, use the slides to help you write a really great opening for our non-chronological report

Friday

It's time to put your non-chronological report about Black History Month together.  Write up your report remembering to use headings, sub-headings, an introduction and fact boxes.  You can also use pictures if want to.

Vipers

Try completing a Vipers question using your own reading book everyday.  Keep a record of your answers to begin your own book journal.

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 Daily Vipers Week 2.pdfDownload
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Maths

Watch the videos and have a go at the activities in the file list.  You should be able to write your answers on a piece of paper and then check them to see if you are right.

 Monday – Subtract a 3 digit number from a 3 digit number with no exchanging

https://vimeo.com/463005007

Tuesday – Subtract Two 4 digit numbers with no exchanging

https://vimeo.com/463005479

Wednesday – Subtract a 3 digit number from a 3 digit number with exchanging

https://vimeo.com/463345973

Thursday – Subtract two 4-digit numbers with exchanging

https://vimeo.com/463378320

Friday – Subtract two four digit numbers with more than one exchange

https://vimeo.com/465337176

Name
 Subtract-3-digit-numbers-from-3-digit-numbers-no-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-3-digit-numbers-from-3-digit-numbers-no-exchange.pdfDownload
 Subtract-a-3-digit-number-from-a-3-digit-number-exchange.pdfDownload
 Subtract-a-3-digit-number-from-a-3-digit-numbers-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-more-than-one-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-more-than-one-exchange.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-no-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-no-exchange.pdfDownload
 Subtract-two-4-digit-numbers-one-exchange ANSWERS.pdfDownload
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Other Subjects to do over two weeks

Science

Session 1 - Recap how sound travels and learn about how we hear sounds in our ears

https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/what-is-sound-chh30r

Spanish

Session 1 - Watch the video about months of the year and make your own poster to show the names of the Spanish months

https://www.youtube.com/embed/eJ-9oElZHFg?autoplay=1&controls=1&showinfo=0&showsearch=0&modestbranding=1&rel=0&autohide=1&iv_load_policy=3&version=2&wmode=transparent&theme=light

 

Session 2 - Practise and learn saying your numbers up to 30 in Spanish

https://video.link/w/JiR9c

 

Real PE

Log on and practise your skills today.  Don't forget to record your progress.

https://real.jasmineactive.com/login

If you need some activities to support your child's (or family's) wellbeing and mental health at home, here are some ideas to help you. We have given each day a theme, as sometimes this can help to give your week a sense of structure.  But of course, your child could pick and choose whichever activities they feel like doing! Remember, these are only optional and separate to our class learning.

Mindful Mondays: 

  • Cosmic Kids Yoga
  • Handprint doodling (see below)

Tasty Tuesdays:

  • Bake a cake or create a healthy snack
  • Write a menu for the day, or the rest of the week

Wonder-filled Wednesdays:

  • Go for a walk and find 3 interesting objects
  • Go for a walk and find as many things as you can beginning with a certain letter 

Thankful Thursdays:

  • Write down 5 things you are thankful for
  • Make a thank you card for someone 

Fab Fridays:

  • Play a board game together
  • Design your own board game
  • Make an obstacle course with cushions etc