Below are some activities you can take part in throughout the week. Complete the activities at your own pace, choosing which you would like to take part in.
- Collect some objects and items from around your house. Can you sort them into item which are big and items which are small?
- Choose a board game to play with a family member. Try to take turns and have lots of fun.
- Collect some stones or pebbles when you’re out on a walk. Bring them home and paint them with lots of colours, a nice message, or a picture. When you go on another walk, hide the pebbles for other people to find.
Have lots of fun!
Good Morning Daisies!
I hope everyone is getting to enjoy the lovely weather we are having again. Below are some activity ideas for the week. You can complete as many or as few as you would like.
- Use chalk or a wet paint brush to make marks on the ground or pavement. Can you make any letters or write your name?
- Count how many steps it takes you to move from one room in your house to another. Does the number change if you take big steps & little steps?
- Can you help your family to make the dinner? Look for different ingredients and stir these in a bowl with support.
- Create a picture of your family. You could use art resources or different materials you can find in your house or garden.
- Stay safe in the sun- help to get ready to spend time in the sun by putting on a hat and sunglasses, and helping an adult to apply your sun-cream.
Have fun and don’t forget to send some photos of you completing activities to email@example.com
We enjoy taking part in yoga each week in class.
Use your computer, phone or tablet to search for ‘Cosmic Kids Yoga’ on YouTube and choose a Yoga story.
Have fun copying the different poses with your family.
This week is all about digital learning and using technology.
Different activities will be posted each day this week. You can tray as many of them as you would like too.
Today’s activity is a colour hunt.
Use a camera, phone or tablet to take a photo of something you can find for each colour of the rainbow.
This can be in your house, garden or local park.
Here is a video of some of our Willowbank friends showing the Makaton signs for colours to help
If you completed last weeks blog activity to plant some apple seeds, take a picture of how they look and post it in the comments. Have you seeds started to grow?
Mrs Moran has been working hard in her garden and has been planting lots of flowers and seeds.
Here is her easy way to plant apple seeds to create a tree.
Follow the steps to see if you can grow your own too!
Step 1- Collect your resources. You will need:
Soil Apple seeds A toilet roll tube Water in a jug
Step 2- Fold the toilet roll tube so that one end is closed.
Step 3- Fill each tube with soil, then use a spoon to make a hole.
Step 4- Place 2 seeds in the hole, then use the spoon to push them down into the soil
Step 5- Cover the seeds with soil.
Step 6- Water the seeds.
Well Done! Remember your seeds needs sunlight and water to grow.
Place them in a sunny place, and water them each day.
Todays activity is all about our names.
Write out a letter of your name, or your full name for an extra challenge. You can ask an adult to help with this part.
Next collect some different resources from your house or garden.
Use the materials to make the shapes of each letter.
Have a look at our work below for some examples. What letters can you see?
Here are some sensory activities to try throughout the week
- Create your own sensory bottles using an empty water bottle. Add glitter, rice, pasta or any other resources you have in your house to the bottle, then carefully pour some water out of a jug. Screw the lid on and shake!
Here are some ideas
- Make gloop by mixing 2 cups of cornflour with 1 cup of water. You can add a few drops of food colouring or some glitter too. Enjoy exploring how it feels, or practise writing letters and numbers.
- Squirt two different colours of paint into a zip lock bag. Seal the bag and use your fingers to mix the colours together. What colour did you make?
This weeks challenge is a family challenge.
Build a fort or hide using blankets, cushions and sheets. You can make it small and cosy or big and comfy. Once you have built your fort, get cosy inside and share your favourite book with your family!
If you are enjoying spending time outside in the sunshine, you could build a ‘tent’ outside and share a picnic with your family.
Mrs Cogswell and her son have had fun putting up a tent in their garden and created some art using things they found in the garden.
Miss Couser has made a video of showing some on the fine motor activities we practise in class. Follow the YouTube link to watch some examples.
Some other activities include:
- Using your hands and fingers to make different shapes out of play dough
- Building lego towers, then pulling the bricks apart
- Fastening buttons or pulling up zips on different types of clothes.