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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.



Today we are learning a new digraph. Watch the lesson video below and help your child to practise writing the sound 10 times. Then complete one of the following activities.


Blue challenge: sound out the words below for your child and ask them to segment them. You many need to repeat them a few times. Once they are confident, ask them to sound out the words themselves.










Green challengeask your child to segment the following words and write them down. on lined paper.










Purple challenge: encourage your child to segment and write the above words and then write the following sentences.


It is a mess.

I like my dress.

Kiss the frog.

EYFS Phonics 'ss' sound



Today we are learning about 3d solid shapes. Please watch my lesson video below and them complete one of the activities below. I have also attached a fun shape song that you can watch and enjoy together.


Blue challenge: find an example of a cube, a cylinder and a sphere and ask your child to point to the correct shape. Once they are confident, you can point to the shape and ask them to name it.


Green challenge: provide your child with a few examples of spheres, cylinders and cubes from your house. Ask them to sort the items into piles and name the 3d shape as they do so.


Purple challenge: go on a shape hunt around your house with your child. Ask them to find as many spheres, cylinders and cubes as they can and then sort them into piles.

EYFS Maths - 3d shapes

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



Today we are learning about some of the most famous and loved animals of the Antarctic, penguins. 


Watch the video below about penguins with your child then complete the craft activity below.


Whilst you are working on the activity, talk about what your child learnt about penguins from the video.


You can also want to conduct some more research on the internet or with books together to find out more information about penguins.

All About Penguins for Kids: Penguins of the World for Children - FreeSchool

Penguin craft

EYFS Shared Reading - Dan, the flying man Part 3

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