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Monday 11th May 2020


Listen to the story of The Tiger Who Came to Tea. Can you talk about the main events from the story? Use your story map from last week to help you. Using the role play masks you decorated last week, act out the story with a member of your family. Which character will you be?                                   

The Tiger Who Came to Tea by Judith Kerr

Tuesday 12th May 2020

Write about your favourite part of the Tiger Who Came to Tea story.  Why was this your favourite part? Remember to use capital letters, finger spaces and full stops when writing your sentences.


Challenge: Write about the food you would give the tiger if he came for tea at your house. Make sure to use adjectives to describe how each item of food and drink looks or tastes.

Wednesday 13th May 2020


Show your child the invitation samples below. Encourage them to identify the features of an invitation, e.g. who is it addressed to, where will the party take place, what day and what time will the party be on etc.

Explain to your child that they are going to write an invitation to the tiger, inviting him for tea at their house. Remember to include the important details discussed and to write who the invitation is from.


Thursday 14th May 2020


Talk to your child about the importance of having good manners and role play examples of good behaviour. This could include sitting at the table and eating with cutlery, saying thank you or offering to tidy up after a meal. Ask your child if they think the tiger had good table manners when he came for tea at Sophie’s house? Did he only eat one cake? Did he make a mess? Did he help to tidy up?


Explain to your child that they are going to write a list of rules for the tiger to follow when he comes for tea at their house.


Challenge: Design a label for a tin of Tiger Food. Can you think of an interesting name for your Tiger Food?

Friday 15th May 2020


Please see Wider Curriculum for focused activity.