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S5

Spring Themes

Shakespeare’s Birthday 23rd April

Spring themed stories and poems

  • The Tiny Seed by Eric Carle
  • Superworm by Julia Donaldson
  • Oi Frog by Kes Gray
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle

Music

  • Look at Music Therapy Works on Facebook and Instagram for musical activities.
  • Make your own shaker with rice in a plastic bottle.
  • Watch and dance along with some Maypole dancing on YouTube.

Spring Sensory Cookery

  • Make some flower shaped biscuits together. Explore the textures of the ingredients. Ice them with Spring flower coloured icing.
  • Try some new smells and tastes of fruits and vegetables.

St George’s Day 23rd April

  • Make a tissue paper red rose of England.
  • Paint a St. George’s Flag.
  • Make a helmet and shield and act out being St George fighting the Dragon.
  • Make a toilet roll and carrier bag dragon.

Science 

  • Plant some cress seeds on cotton wool in yogurt pots/plates. - see video for help -

           https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=up3AuGM7Mzs

  • Sit in the garden and listen to the birds singing. Are there any feathers to feel on the grass?
  • Explore twigs and sticks. Can you make a nest?
  • Can you spot some caterpillars and butterflies?
  • Can you find some tadpoles or frogs?
  • Do a Spring Nature Hunt.
Maths. laugh

Days of the Week Rap

After video ask what day comes after Monday, Wednesday, Friday. Additionally ask what day comes before Monday, Friday and Wednesday. Most importantly ask how many days are in a week!!!

Months Of The Year Song

Ask how many months are in a year? What come before "...…."? What is after "...……"

Welcome to the Zoo Exercise and Count to 120

Enjoy singing along and dancing.

2D shape song.

Refresh before the test.

Name the 2D Shape Game

Name the Shape Game makes naming shapes fun in this game show format. Jack Hartmann shows the shape and asks students to identify the shape, before he names it. Be quick guys!

3D Shapes I Know (solid shapes song- including sphere, cylinder, cube, cone, and pyramid)

Refresh before the test. Can you find any 3D shapes at home.

Name That 3D Shape Test

Can you name the 3D shape before the answer pops up?

UK Coins Explained

Remember when you get 100p that equals £1

100p is the same as £1

UK Notes Explained

Telling The Time PowerPoint o'Clock

Telling The Time PowerPoint Half Past

Telling The Time PowerPoint with o'Clock, Half Past, Quarter to and Quart past

Classic Sesame Street - Kermit's Tall and Short/Big and Little lectures

Julia and Grover Search for Patterns

In Front Of, Behind, Between | Prepositions Song

On, In, Under

Sensory Story Links 
English - Phonics YouTube Videos and Worksheets. 
Pre-reading activities

Phonics Song 2 (new version)

It's a phonics song with a picture for each letter. This is designed to help children learn the sounds of the letters in the English alphabet.

Phase 3 Phonics

Revise your Phase 3 sounds with this phonics digraphs and trigraphs video covering the qu, sh, ch, ng, ai, ee, igh, oa, oo, ar, ow, or, oi, ur, ear, air, er.

Tricky Words Song Phase 3

Phase 3 tricky words he, she, we, me, be, was, my, you, they, are, all.

Phase 4 Tricky Words Song Sight Words Song.

Phase 4 tricky words for said, have, like, come, some, what, when.

Phonics Blending Song CVC Words and More

Range of CVC words

CCVC Words | Phonics

Try segmenting and blending these words.

CVCC Words

Practice segmenting and blending.

Acrostic Poetry 

Introduction How To Write Acrostic Poems

Writing and Speaking Activities 

History - Theme - Flight

 

Check out BBC Bitesize for more information.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zvb76v4

The Wright Brothers, First Successful Airplane (1903)

Introduction to the History of flight.

How To Make 5 Types Of Paper Airplanes

Good luck guys. Let me know which went the furthest!

Geography - Volcanoes. 

 

Background information

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z849q6f/articles/zd9cxyc

Volcanoes

Fun and engaging way to introduce volcanoes.

How To Make A Erupting Volcano

Follow the video to make a Volcano - if you want a bigger eruption use a bottle of coke and mentos. But stand back, you have been warned LOL!

Geography - Coastal Erosion

Weathering and Erosion: Crash Course Introduction.

Find out what weathering and erosion mean..

Erosion Experiment

Try creating your own erosion. What can you see happening? Why has it happened?

Coastal Land forms - Caves, archers, stumps.

Create your own with play-dough!

Lets get moving - Physical activities. 

Workout with J.... Sorry, Spider-man!

Feelings 
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