Reception Home Learning – Monday 20th April 2020

Good morning, Reception! I hope you have all had a fantastic Easter break. Share the highlight of your Easter break with us in the comments section below.

Our new topic this half term is: Traditional Tales

Let’s begin with our Daily Maths Meeting:

Our new number of the week is: 21

The number that is 1 less than 21 is…

The number that is 1 more than 21 is…

What day is it today? Listen to the Days of the Week song to help you remember:

What date is it today?

Monday 20th April 2020

What day was it yesterday?

What day is it tomorrow?

Can you tell me in the comment below what the temperature is today?

What season are we in?

Let’s do a Wake Up, Shake Up to get our bodies moving:


In Literacy this half term we will be looking at the traditional tale: Jack and the Beanstalk. Watch the story below and look out for the different characters.

Choose an activity below to complete in your home learning book:

  • Can I draw a picture of my favourite charcter?
  • Can I draw a picture of my favourite character and write a caption?
  • Can I make a list of the characters and draw my favourite character?
  • Can I write about my favourite character using 3 sentences and draw a picture of my favourite character?

Remember to use a hi 5 sentence: capital letter, finger spaces, full stops, use your phonics and check it makes sense.

Share a picture of your work by emailing it to:


In maths this half term we will begin by looking at repeating patters:

Can you complete the repeating patterns?

Challenge: can you create your own repeating pattern? You can use objects or draw a repeating pattern in your home learning book.


In phonics we will be looking at segmenting and blending words:

Can you use these words in a sentence?

Have a go at reading and answering the questions:

Let’s unwind with some yoga:

Note to parents:

Please remember to share any activities you are doing with your children at home and if you have any questions, we will be happy to reply in the comments section below.

Thank you, stay safe and keep in touch 🙂

Mrs Chowdhury, Mrs McCutcheon and Mrs Smith

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