Home learning activities – Thursday 26th March 2020

Home learning activities – Thursday 26th March 2020

Good morning Year One, how are you all feeling today? I hope you are enjoying the activities and are having fun with your families. Here are the activities for today, on your marks, get set, GO…….!!! 


Get your blood pumping by joining in with a PE session with Joe Wickes at 9am this morning. Click the link below:



Warm up task

Write the date in your home learning book. Thursday 26th March 2020

Draw a face to show how you are feeling today.

Draw a picture to show what the weather is like today. If the weather changes during the day draw another picture to show what it was like later on.



We are looking at Phase 5.

Today’s sound is oy.

Find the video for the oy sound on the phonics section on Espresso.

How else can we spell the oy sound? Think back to phase 3.

Can you read these words:

toy, oyster, destroy, enjoy, royal, annoying

Can you play the reading and spelling games on Espresso for the oy sound?

Share your favourite oy word in the comments box below.



Copy the short date in your home learning book. 26.03.20

Let’s revisit counting in multiples of 2.

Use the link below to help you count and be active.



Can you copy and complete the sentences below using the picture to help you. You don’t need to draw the picture but you can if it will help you. How many socks in a pair? How many gloves in a pair? You will need to use your new knowledge of counting in multiples of 2 to help you.

Ask your adult to read the question to you.

Write the name of the person to answer the question below. You may want to write down the multiples of 2 to help you see which person it will be.



Do you remember this poem? Read it again and then write the answers to the questions in your home learning book. If you need help, ask a grown up or family member to read it to you.

1) What made a crunching sound?

2) Which word in the poem rhymes with ‘here’?

 3) Which two noises do the volcanoes make?

4) Why do you think the poet shakes?

5) How did the dinosaurs break the rocks?



Look on the inside cover of your reading record to find your Purple Mash login.

Login and check your 2dos. 2 create a story 

Write a dinosaur adventure story and draw pictures for each page.  Can you include verbs (action words) with the ing and ed suffixes and adjectives (describing words) with the est suffix?


Keeping healthy!

Taste and describe different fruit and vegetables and then decide which to use in a smoothie. Give your smoothie a name and put the recipe in the comments section below so we can all try it!


A story

I hope you have enjoyed completing today’s activities. Remember to comment below to share your ideas and thoughts. Here is another story for you to share with your family.



  • Adyan Posted 26th March 2020 11:46 am

    Hi, Adyan has completed all his activities & his favourite oy word is ‘annoying’ ?

    • b.milner-davey Posted 26th March 2020 12:44 pm

      Well done Adyan. ‘annoying’ is a great word, it uses the suffix ing. Can you put the word in a sentence?

      • Adyan Posted 26th March 2020 1:26 pm

        My brother is annoying ?

        • Mrs Smith Posted 26th March 2020 1:32 pm

          Love that sentence Adyan, it made me giggle!!

  • Musa Ahmad Posted 26th March 2020 12:16 pm


    • b.milner-davey Posted 26th March 2020 12:45 pm

      That’s great Musa. Can you use the word boy in a sentence?

  • Musa Ahmad Posted 26th March 2020 1:04 pm

    I am a boy

    • Mrs Smith Posted 26th March 2020 1:19 pm

      Great sentence Musa, I am really pleased that you are doing the activities.

  • Ayman Posted 26th March 2020 1:50 pm

    The toy is destroyed.

    • Mrs Smith Posted 26th March 2020 1:51 pm

      Great word and sentence Ayman, I love that you used the ‘ed’ suffix.

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