Hello again! Another week of learning! I hope you all enjoyed your days off last week. Let me know if you did anything new or exciting, I’d love to hear about it.
Here are the learning tasks for this week. Home learning 6
I will email separately with the instructions for finding the resources on Twinkl.
Have a nice week
“Remember there’s no such thing as a small act of kindness. Every act creates a ripple with no logical end”
Stay healthy and be kind to each other.
Good morning Comets and families,
How are we all? We are missing you in school and can’t wait till we can be together again.
Last week during our VScene calls we practised signing the colours of the rainbow. February is LGTB month and this Friday is ‘Purple Friday’. We have been working hard on activities in class. At home you can try and make this beautiful rainbow.
The resources you need for this art activity are-
- Some cotton balls
- Piece of paper
- Different coloured paint (colours from the rainbow)
Using the cotton balls make different coloured arches. Remember you will need a new cotton ball for each colour. After each colour you can practise the signs.
Other home learning tasks for the week can be found HERE.
We do not have a Giglets book assigned for this week. However, if you would like one added to your account you can email me. I can add something I think you would enjoy. This week I will be doing our weekly check-ins on Wednesday. I am looking forward to speaking to you all.
Take care and stay safe,
Miss Robertson x
Hello my lovely Oak team, let’s get started with another weeks worth of work.
Please click on this weeks date to download all your tasks presented in our weekly overview document. 22nd Feb
February is LGBT month and this Friday is ‘Purple Friday’. We haven’t been all together to complete the work planned. However last week on Vscene we completed some work to lead us into the activities for this week. We will continue to do more work for LGBT month during our Vscene this week.
You have a few stories to listen to on Youtube, one you will know well as it is Mrs Murray’s favourite book! The other is a new one which we will read together on our Vscene session. Both stories are based on Kindness, Acceptance, Respect, Support and Spirit. The main moral of both stories, be proud of who you are and never change to be like anyone else.
Your task for Purple Friday, on a purple piece of paper, can you get an adult to draw you a Chameleon and stick this onto the purple paper. I would like your chameleon to be your very own design, you can decorate it anyway you want. On your paper, add your name in big letters. This chameleon is going to represent you. Also add a rainbow onto your purple paper. I am looking forward to seeing your pictures on our Vscene session on Friday morning.
Also, on your daily walk this week, keep an eye out for a stone. If you find one, take it home, wash it and write ‘Hope’ on it. Take a picture of you holding your stone and please email to Mrs Murray.
All the adults in the Oak team have HOPE that we will all be back together soon, having fun together and learning!
Hi everyone, I hope you are all well. This month is LGBT month, and we would have been reading a book all about different families. This book is called “The Family Book” by Todd Parr. Click the link to hear the story being read on YouTube.
The Family Book
Let’s continue the rainbow theme. Make giant letters in different colours and place them on the floor. You could start with (s a t p i n), someone at home can help, then they can shout out a letter and you have to run and jump onto the correct letter. You could even do it with the letters of your name and then find each letter in the correct order to spell your name.
Shapes are all around us and we had been exploring different shapes in the classroom. Look around the house and see what shapes you can find. You can also play this Shape game .In the game you need to feed the monsters the correct shapes.
Health and Wellbeing
Make a pizza
Make your own pizza at home. Try using a wrap, pitta bread or pizza base. Spread the sauce over the base, then add your toppings – there are lots of things you could add to your pizza. Why not have a go and create an LGBT rainbow pizza. Is your pizza round or square? Did you enjoy your pizza?
Chinese New Year
This week is also Chinese New Year. You could try different Chinese foods at home such as noodles, prawn crackers and prawn toast. Email me and let me know what you liked.
This year is the year of the Ox. I was born in the year of the Goat. Use this website to find out which animal you are and more information about Chinese New Year.
You could make a colourful lantern by folding a piece of paper in half making some slits not quite to the end of the paper, decorate then twist into a cylinder shape and secure with glue or staples and add a strip of paper to the top to create a handle. You could place a battery-operated tea light in the bottom and see the light shine through.
Hi Planets Class! Hope everyone is doing ok. Missing you all lots and sending lots of virtual hugs.
This week’s blog will tie in with celebrating LGBT month which starts today, the 1st February.
Below are a few LGBT themed stories from YouTube. Can you listen to a few? What is your favourite?
Giraffes can’t dance
Mommy, Mama and Me
And Tango Makes Three
I am Jazz
Our favourite Singing Walrus have a rainbow colours song. Listen and join in with some of the colours you recognise.
Can you go on a colour hunt in your wardrobe and find clothes/shoes/accessories showing every colour of the rainbow? Maybe you could talk siblings and/or parents or family members into doing this too.
If you’re brave enough, go on a local area walk wearing your rainbow colours with pride.
Extra challenge….you could navigate your walk in the shape of a rainbow using Google Maps!
Can you bake rainbow themed cupcakes? Use rainbow coloured sprinkles to decorate similar to the images below, or can you be really fancy and make rainbow buns?
Complete the skittles rainbow science experiment, all you need are some skittles, a plate and warm water.
Arrange the Skittles in a single row coloured pattern around the edge of the plate. Pour over enough warm water to cover all the Skittles and the plate itself. Watch and wait as a rainbow appears on the plate, the colours will move towards the middle and create a whirl of colour.
The Stars class read the book ‘No Matter What’ for LGBT month. We were all responsible citizens and felt we are all the same no matter what we look like or what our families consist of. We did lots of activities including making rainbow flag cupcakes, rainbow love heart pictures, rainbow hand prints and printed a purple picture of grapes. Our week finished with purple activities in the hall which were great fun.
On Friday afternoon we were all effective contributors and took part in LBGT Activities. Each Class planned an activity and then we all got a turn to carry it out – there was jigsaw hunting, purple sensory activities, painting a rainbow canvas, making purple hand prints and testing the pH of different liquids.
Our Class Activity involved lots of different colourful fruits – they were set out like a rainbow and you had to choose pieces and make a funny face on a paper plate and then taste them.
Photos to follow.