Please see below links to supplement home learning for Year 1.
Here is a list of links to Maths, Literacy and Phonics/Spelling activities and games that you can try at home...
- Phonics Play is a great website to play phonic games-why not try Picnic on Pluto, Hidden Treasure, Dragons Den or Tricky Word Trucks? (Phase 5a) https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
- https://educationendowmentfoundation.org.uk/covid-19-resources/support-resources-to-share-with-parents/?mc_cid=f09b0d1e2e&mc_eid=e1ac4b9bdf Here you can find different resources to support developing literacy at home, establishing a routine and guidance on talking in preparation for a written task. Also here are top tips for supporting reading at home which can be downloaded from the home page.
- The Alphablocks videos are great to watch to recap phonics sounds https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCN0mw6_bK3FsN1QeOOYhUFg/videos
- Oxford Owl is a great tool to read books online. You can filter books by your child's current book level too. You can access this using the login details in the Home Learning pack https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/
- Many authors are reading books which you can access for free online such as David Walliams https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
- Listen to celebrated actors reading books at https://www.storylineonline.net/
- There are some lovely stories to enjoy at https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories
- Continue to share stories at home-everyone loves a story at bedtime!
- Practise writing sentences about what you have been doing this week. Don't forget your capital letters, finger spaces and full stops! Why not add adjectives (huge/tiny), conjunctions (and/because/but/so) and punctuation (question marks/exclamation marks) to make writing shine!
- Create wordsearches and puzzles using your own word lists at http://puzzlemaker.discoveryeducation.com/
- Write a special note to someone in your family and leave it for them to find
- Keep a diary of what you have been doing at home. Don't forget to include -ed words (jumped/raced) to make your writing even more amazing!
- Encourage children to write at every opportunity available, this could be a shopping list, a letter or email to someone in self-isolation or writing a to-do list for the day
- We love watching Numberblocks in class. A starting point would be to watch episodes about how numbers can be made up of different combinations e.g. 5+4=9, 3+6=9. Find episodes at https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b08pgksd/numberblocks-series-2-six
- MyMaths activities (including maths games) can be found at https://login.mymaths.co.uk/
- Topmarks is a great site with fun and interactive games at https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=16&AgeGroup= and https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/daily10
- Carol Vorderman has produced a fantastic series of lessons to support home learning with The Maths Factor. Try it out here https://www.themathsfactor.com/ (Year 1 should practise 2x, 5x, and 10x tables)
- Join the Karate Cats on their adventure in this maths game at https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zjkphbk/articles/zf4sscw
In your Home Learning packs there is the Common Exception Words sheet for Year 1 and Year 2. The expectation is that children will be able to read and spell these words by the time they leave Key Stage 1, so this is a good place to start . Advice and support for parents on spelling can be found at https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/english/primary-spelling/
- Messy Little Monster have a huge range of fun arts and crafts ideas at https://www.messylittlemonster.com/
- Challenge yourself to build using lego or blocks. Can you find a famous building or structure to take inspiration from? Can anyone build the Eiffel Tower?
- Go on a Spring walk-what signs of Spring can you see? Could you record this in a home diary or draw a picture?
- Have some fun with drawing lessons by illustrator Rob Biddulph http://www.robbiddulph.com/draw-with-rob
- Bug Club - indiviual (will be sent home but please email if needed)
- MyMaths- individual (will be sent home but please email if needed)
- Purple Mash- individual (will be sent home but please email if needed)
- School Website - individual (will be sent home but please email if needed)