Foundation home learning activities - Anything you do, please upload up to EExAT or Dojo. Your teachers are loving seeing what you are up to!
This week’s activities are based on the story ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ by Eric Carle. Follow this link to hear the story read by Eric Carle himself. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vkYmvxP0AJI
Make your very own Hungry Caterpillars and Beautiful Butterflies
Make a butterfly using paint like this…
Paint 1 half of a butterfly and then fold your paper in half. Give the paper a rub then open it up to see it print onto the other half! Magic!
You could even explore symmetry using these fun games - https://www.topmarks.co.uk/symmetry/symmetry-matching
Explore doubling facts using a butterfly template
and some paint.
- Cut out a butterfly shape. (There is a template attached to help).
- Use your finger to paint some dots on 1 half of your butterfly.
- Fold the butterfly in half and give it a rub.
- Open up the butterfly template.
How many spots do you have now?
You can explore finding double 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,
8, 9, and 10.
Can you write a number equation such as;
Double 4 is _____
Days of the Week
Can you say the days of the week in order?
Can you remember the days of the week song we learnt in class? Sing it to your grownups.
Talk about something you did ‘yesterday’ and something you could do ‘tomorrow’.
What day will it be?
Understanding of the World –
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly.
Go for a hunt in your garden or local park and look for caterpillars and butterflies.
Learn about the lifecycle of a butterfly by watching this video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kVm5k99PnBk
Then can you record the 4 stages of the butterfly life cycle?
Here are some ideas to help…