Pine Lockdown Week 3 – The Smeds and The Smoos ๐Ÿ‘พ

Well HELLO Pinettes!

How have you all been getting on?

  • Did you Feed the Birds?
  • Did you enjoy the Bird Themed Stories?

These are our lovely recycled bird art from last week.

Please pop on some comments on the Blog or send us in some photos of what you have been up to.

Well this blog is all about ‘The Smeds and The Smoos,ย they live on a different planet.ย  This is a great story we have got a copy in class now and I am sure it will become a Pine Class favourite. It is all about how we can all be very different, but this does not mean we cannot become great friends.

Literacy ๐Ÿ“š

The Smeds and The Smoos

Think you will enjoy David Schwimmer reading this story.

Bedtime Stories | David Schwimmer | The Smeds and The Smoos | CBeebies - YouTube

  • What colour is Janet?
  • What colour is Bill?
  • Who sleeps in beds?
  • Who jumps about like kangaroos?
  • Who forgot to lock the rocket?
  • On which Planet do they wear kilts?
  • What colour was the Smeds’ milk?
  • What colour was the lovely baby?

Numeracy, Shapes and Colour Sorting ๐Ÿ”ข๐Ÿ”ด๐ŸŸฆ

In the Pine Room we are great at Colour Sorting, below is a link to different activities BUT remember to count the different coloured objects as you go.

Different Colour Sorting Activities

Below is a link to some printable sheets to make you own rockets out of different shapes.

Science ๐Ÿงช๐Ÿงช


Let’s mix up soon different colours – you can do this with 3 cups of water and a little food colouring in each – Red, Yellow and Blue – then mix equal parts together – the results are a little MAGIC!!!

  • Red + Yellow =
  • Red + Blue =
  • Yellow + Blue =

Mixing Primary Coloursย 

Mixing Colours with Mayta ๐Ÿป

Arts and Crafts ๐ŸŽจ

What about making a tinfoil printed moon, the link before will show you how. And she has lots of other great ideas on her site.

A Dab of Glue will do!

I have a space-obsessed kid in my house, so we love to do space crafts around here, and my son was very excited to do this moon craft! We made it extra fun and experimented with a different way to paint by making it foil-printed. This craft is great for preschool, kindergarten, first grade, or even older kids. It would also be a great art extension during a space theme in the classroom.

Or some UFO craft from the crafting chicks.

UFO Paper Plate

Singing and Dancing ๐Ÿ’ƒ ๐ŸŽถ

Sun, Moon and Stars

Astronauts Song

Space Song Rocket Ride

Image result for space song rocket ride

Now for some Singing Hands ๐Ÿ‘ย practice some signs and see if you can spot anyone you know??

You’ve got a Friendย 

Cookery ๐Ÿฅ›

Because we have talked so much about colour what about some colourful smoothies? These can be a whole load of lovely colours – made to a thinner or thicker consistency. Can you help:

  • Choose the fruit?
  • Wash the fruit?
  • Weight the ingredients?
  • Press the button on the blender?

Some ideas for you below.

Super Colourful Smoothies

Well Pinettes have a lovely week.

Love from

The Pine Ladies



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