**►Reading **

Please read with your child for 20 minutes each day. This could be a story book which you read, a phonics book which they read or a mixture of the two.

Oxford Owl have a library of free books which can be read on a phone or tablet.

Follow the link below and sign up yourself. You can then access a variety of books which are age-appropriate. Start on age 3-4 (Oxford Level 1) and work your way through as your child gets more confident.

**►Phonics**

Today we are learning the 'v' sound.

Watch the lesson video below and ask your child to practise the 'v' sound ten times then complete one of the following activities:

**Blue challenge: **write the letters of the following words down on separate pieces of paper (or alternatively you could use letter magnets if you have them). Give your child the word to segment and then give them the appropriate letters for the word but mixed up. Your child can then place them in the correct order to create the word. You could then extend to ask them to copy the word down on lined paper.

van

vet

vat

vac

vast

vent

**Green challenge: **provide your child with lined paper and ask them to segment and then write the following words.

van

vet

vat

vac

vast

vent

**Purple challenge: **ask your child to write the following sentences.

My pig is at the vet.

The van is full of vacs.

The van can go fast.

**►Maths**

Today we are continuing our work around number 10 and using ten frames.

Please watch the lesson video below and then complete one of the following activities.

**Blue challenge: **draw a 10 frame or print the one which I have attached below. You will need two different colours of blocks, counters or toys. You keep one colour and your child has the other. Place a number of your blocks in the 10 frame and then ask your child to count how many you put down. Ask them to use their blocks/toys to fill in the rest of the gaps. Then work out what the sum would be together and write it down. Remind your child that the total will always be 10.

e.g. if you place 7 of your blocks/toys in the 10 frame, your child will place 3 of theirs. You will then write down the sum 7+3=10.

Repeat the activity with a variety of combinations which equal 10.

**Green challenge: **provide your child with a 10 frame which your have either drawn or printed from the link below. You will need two different-coloured blocks/toys/counters to complete the activity.

Write down the following missing number problems and ask your child to find the missing numbers using their blocks/toys and then write the answers down in the gaps.

1+__=10

2+__=10

3+__=10

4+__=10

5+__=10

6+__=10

7+__=10

8+__=10

9+__=10

10+__=10

**Purple challenge: **provide your child with a 10 frame which your have either drawn or printed from the link below. You will need two different-coloured blocks/toys/counters to complete the activity.

Write down the following missing number problems and ask your child to find the missing numbers using their blocks/toys and then write the answers down.

1+__=10

2+__=10

3+__=10

4+__=10

5+__=10

Look at all of the sums and talk about the pattern that if forming. Can your child use what they have completed so far to answer the following questions without blocks?

6+__=10

7+__=10

8+__=10

9+__=10

10+__=10

**►Topic**

Today we are continuing our work on We're Going on a Bear Hunt.

Collect the following items together and place them in separate trays on containers.

Grass

Mud

Water

Twigs

Ice

Give your child time to plays and explore with these natural materials and talk to them about how they feel, smell and sound. You could retell the story with your hands.

I have attached the Michael Rosen video below, should you want to watch the story again first.

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