Our Learning – week beginning 1st June – How you can help at home.

I can add 2 single digit numbers


40-60 M In practical activities and discussion,

beginning to use the vocabulary involved in

adding and subtracting.

40-60 M   Finds the total number of items in two

groups by counting all of them.

ELG M Using quantities and objects, they add and subtract two single-digit numbers and count on or back to find the answer.

How can you help at home?

·         Laying the table – I have laid 4 knives and 4 forks – How many is that altogether?

·         Encourage children to use their fingers to help with their adding

·         Counting on – start counting from any number – you don’t always need to start at 1!

Key vocabulary: digit, addition, more
Outdoor sports – Running


ELG PD Children show good control and co-ordination in large and small movements. They move confidently in a range of ways, safely negotiating space.

How can you help at home?

·         Running on flat ground and on sloping ground – what happens to your legs!

·         Running races – do you always have to win?

·         Talk about what happens to your body when you exercise

Key vocabulary: exercise, oxygen, muscle

What do we know about Minibeasts?


40-60 C&L Links statements and sticks to a main theme or intention.

40-60 UW Looks closely at similarities, differences,

patterns and change.

ELG C&L They develop their own narratives and explanations by connecting ideas or events.

ELG UW   Children know about similarities and differences in relation to places, objects, materials and living things.

How can you help at home?

·         Go to the library – can you find books on minibeasts

·         Go on a minibeast hunt in the garden.

·         Play Beetle Drive

Key vocabulary: minibeast, insect, habitat
Snail Trail by Ruth Brown


40-60 C&L Listens and responds to ideas expressed by others in conversation or discussion.

40-60 Lit Attempts to write short sentences in

meaningful contexts.

ELG C&L They listen to stories, accurately anticipating key events and respond to what they hear with relevant comments, questions or actions.

ELG Lit They write simple sentences which can be read by themselves and others.

How can you help at home?

·         Borrow the book from the library to share at home

·         Make up your own story about a snail travelling through your garden

·         Matisse – look at the snail picture, can you recreate at home?

·         Descriptive words – what have you eaten this week…spaghetti or slimy, slippery spaghetti? Write your own descriptive menu.


Key vocabulary: snail, story, garden, trail

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