Friday 5th June

Happy Friday Hedgehogs! I hope you all had a fantastic day back to your home learning yesterday.  Today’s picture is the work of PP before half term.  He made two superb symmetrical pictures using the natural materials he found outside.  Can you spot the difference between his two photos?

 COMMUNICATION AND LANGUAGE – Discuss the picture of the day from Pobble 365; Let’s Leave…

Talk about the bullet points below with an adult.

  • What can you see in today’s picture? The picture is called ‘Let’s leave…’
  • Where do you think the girl in the bubble is going? She has packed two suitcases.
  • Why is the other girl putting her inside a bubble?


  • Share the story of ‘Share Much’ and think about what the family are celebrating.

  • Why were the family all gathered round at one house? What were they celebrating?
  • We celebrate lots of different things in our lives such as birthdays, Christmas, Easter, christenings, weddings. What is special about those events?
  • Today we are going to write an invitation to a character from the story to invite them to Dad’s birthday party.
  • Watch the video below and then write your own invitation.


  • Play beat the detective with the tricky words below.

like     were     do     have

  • Choose a word to try and write before somebody else in your house does. The first person to write it correctly is the winner and chooses the next word.
  • Today we are going to practise reading the tricky words little out there some.
  • Watch the video below and join in with me reading the words as part of the sentence.

The little dog fell in the pond.  

We went out to the shops. 

There are lots of pigs on the farm. 

Some cats like fish.

  • Make two bingo boards and put the words below in a bag. Play a game of bingo against someone from your house.

like     were     said     so     do     have     little     out     some     there

  • Read the sentence below.

There are some sweets in the bag.


  • Play beat the detective with tricky words below.

my     all     they     you

  • Choose a word to try and write before somebody else in your house does. The first person to write it correctly is the winner and chooses the next word.

Today we are going to spell ‘ear’ words. Watch the video below and help me chop up the sounds in each word.

  • Practise spelling ‘ear’ words using the espresso segmenting activity.

  • Write the sentence below after an adult has read it aloud to you.

A tear fell down his cheek. 


  • Top ten game- Roll two dice and find the total. If the total number is 10 or above you get 1 point. Roll the two dice five times. How many points did you get?
  • This week we are learning the number 16. What is one more or one less than 16?
  • Count up from 0 to 16. Now count back from 16-0.
  • 16 is made from one ten and six ones.
  • Cut a piece of paper in half and then cut each piece into half again. Do this for three more pieces of paper so that you have 16 small pieces of paper.
  • Write the numbers 1-16 on a piece of paper.
  • Put them in a bag and shake them up.
  • Put the numbers in order from 1-16.


  • Share the story of Fussy Freya. Talk about how what Freya likes and doesn’t like to eat. We all like and dislike different things and that is ok.  

  • What do you like to eat? What do you dislike?
  • What do you like to play with? What do you dislike?
  • Draw a picture of your favourite meal. Ask someone in your house what their favourite meal is. Is it the same as yours?


  • Share the story of ‘Everybody worries’.

  • Talk about the things that we worry about and how we can help ourselves to stop worrying.

This week’s suggested play activities

  • Gather loose parts from around your home and arrange them to make a picture of someone you love so much.
  • Design a picture of a germ and give it a gruesome name.
  • Use cuttings from a magazine or draw your own pictures and make a plate of food for Fussy Freya.
  • Use empty boxes or food packaging to make a junk model of your choice.
  • Have a race to 16 against someone from your house. You will need a dice and some small objects. Take it in turns to roll the dice and gather objects. The first person to get 16 is the winner.
  • We are thinking about how we are all different this half term. Make a self-portrait using Rob Biddulph’s tutorial to help you.

  • Join in with the Maxarena on Go Noodle
  • Learn to retell the story of Mr Wiggle and Mr Waggle. 

  • Make a story map and then tell your story outside.
  • Set up a teddy bear’s birthday party, write invitations to other teddies and have a party