Welcome to the Circus!
Ways to introduce circus theme at home: Greatest Showman film
Dr Seuss - If, I ran the circus - Mrs Hall reads on Tapestry see video
Revise phase 3 sounds and tricky words. Are there any sounds you find tricky?
Espresso- found on class page on website
Mr Thorne does phonics- online videos showing sound pronunciation (search YouTube)
Downloadable app available, this is £2.99 but an option if you prefer.
Phonics play website- lots of different phonic based games https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
Try Tricky Word Trucks game
Ideally 10 mins each day.
Oxford owl website- sign up to access free E books for the children to read
How to teach a monster to read app
Big cats reading scheme
Practise reading phase 3 tricky words-
He, she, we, me, be, you, all, are, her, was
word hunt in the garden/house
Make snap cards using tricky words
Throw a ball/bean bag onto different words and say word
What would be your silly circus power? Can you draw a picture of it and then label/write a sentence about it?
Can you make your own invention? What does it do? What can you use to make it? Can you write a label for it?
Follow the link to National Oak Academy. Click Online Classroom, Schedule, Reception, Week 4.
Complete daily videos.
Non screen task option
Can you order numbers 1-20 and 1- 10 practise writing them? Perhaps with chalk or on big paper?
Can you count backwards from 10 and 20?
Throwing and catching a ball - juggling.
Throwing a ball into a hoop/bucket/ bin
Can you make your own tightrope (on the ground) and balance as you walk along it.
Cosmic yoga - YouTube
Can you make your own silly clown hat?
Shadow drawing of any small world characters you have?
Can you show a family member your juggling/circus acts? Can you teach them how to do them? What do you need to tell them first?
Do you know any jokes? Can you tell a family member your joke? Can you think of your own joke?
Pick up sticks
Please continue to take photos of the completed activities and add them to tapestry so we can still join your child on the learning journey.