The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Rights Respecting Focus – Article 29 – Your education should help you use and develop your talents and abilities. It should also help you learn to live peacefully, protect the environment and respect other people.

(We will be thinking about our environment, sustainability and the importance of minibeasts in our environment. )

We will be exploring one of our favourite stories this week. ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’. Watch this lovely animation here!

Try this cosmic adventure as a new way of exploring the story.

How about learning this great song?

This week we will be learning about the life cycle of the butterfly. Watch this information film about the Monach butterfly.

Or find out more information in this video diary.

We will be exploring our outside area to see what minibeasts we can find. I wonder where we might find caterpillars? What minibeast would you like to find? Can you find out anything about your favourite minibeast?

Draw a minibeast with this game.

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Play these symmetrical maths games

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

http://www.weavesilk.com/

What’s at the bottom of the garden?

We are going to be exploring our garden this term to discover what minibeasts we can find and what we can discover about them. Where do they live? What do they eat? How do they move? What questions could you try to solve?

Part 1

Part 2

Mathematics

What is the same and what is different about them? Let’s explore and find out more! Can you sort the minibeast here?

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Learn this song!

Make your own minibeast using this game.

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http://www.ictgames.com/minibeasts.html

Phonics

Phase 1

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http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/AnimalBingo.html

Phase 2

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http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/PictureMatch.html

Tricky words

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http://www.iboard.co.uk/activity/Phase-2-Tricky-Words-Bus-747

Philosophy for Children/ PSED

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We will be looking at this story to think about the concept of good versus evil!

Let’s think about good and bad characters. Let’s compare them, why do they behave in that way? What words can you use to describe the characters? What behaviour constitutes good behaviour or bad behaviour?

Number Time

Let’s recite our numbers in order

Let’s count objects

What about a counting story!

Some number games

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/underwater-counting

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http://www.iboard.co.uk/activity/Number-Balloons-572

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http://resources.hwb.wales.gov.uk/VTC/2012-13/20032013/numeracy-across-the-curriculum-wales/eng/02-using-number-

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http://www.iboard.co.uk/activity/Adding-Two-Dice-716#maths-strandYear13numstrategy_yearyear1

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Let’s Celebrate World Book Day!

Why not watch a quality story here?

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http://www.worldbookday.com/big-little-book-corner/

We are learning about journeys, here are some of our favourite journey stories.

What was your favourite story? Why?

Describe your favourite character.

If you could go on an exciting journey, where would you go and why?

Can you tell an exciting story about your journey?

 Check out this website for more favourite stories

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/cbeebies-prom-storytime

Play this CVC word game.

http://www.ictgames.com/cvcPop.html

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