Communication and Language -Talk Homework
Our topic this half term is 'lights and festivals'. Look at the pictures below and talk to your child about different types of lights and when/where they might see them. Talk about the different festivals they may see fireworks at - Bonfire Night, Diwali and New Years Eve.
Phonics - Phase 1 Aspect 1 - Environmental sounds
Open the file below and try some of these activities with your child at home.
Literacy - Writing
Use a plain piece of paper or print the page below and get your child to mark make/draw a picture of fireworks. Encourage your child to talk to you about what they have drawn and have a go at writing their name (with support). When you child is holding their pencils/ felt tips/ crayons encourage them to use a comfortable tripod grip:
Every week your child will be sent home a story in their bookbags. Please read this story with your child. Encourage your child to turn the pages and talk to them about where the words and pictures are and that we always read from left to right. After/ during reading you can ask your child some questions for understanding:
Where are the words?
What is happening in that picture?
What do you see?
Where are they?
Who is in the story? Characters?
What do you think will happen next?
Did you like the story? Why?
What was your favourite part? Why?
How are they feeling? Why?
Click on the powerpoint below and follow the guidance for your child to count the fireworks they see/hear. Your child can also hold up the correct amount of fingers to match the number of fireworks.
Expressive Arts and Design
If you have some paints and craft resources at home your child could have a go at using a scissors and glue to create a fireworks picture like the ones below. Talk to your child about what they are making and the colours they are using.