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Hello Brilliant Butterflies. Welcome to another weeks home learning.

 Hopefully you are all still keeping safe and staying happy. There is so much fabulous learning going on in your homes, we just love seeing what you are all doing. Thank you for all of your photos, videos and emails. Keep it up!   

Week Beginning: Monday 18th May 2020  


Keep on exploring Purple Mash! When you log on, look at the right hand side of the screen.Scroll down the feature menu and click on to the Weekly activities-(5-7). This week will look at weeks 8 activities.

The story is called Little Red. You can read and listen to the story and complete the activities each day.   



This week we are going to look at the story - Aliens Love Underpants by Claire Freedman and Ben Corts. You may have this book at home, if not you can listen to it on the link.

When you have listened to the story, are there any words that you can read to your grown up?

Choose a letter, maybe one in your name .How many words can you find on the first few pages that start or end with that letter. Try it with another letter.




Design your own alien-how many arms and legs does he have?   

What colour and shape is their body?

Are they scary or friendly-add some labels to your drawing.

Design some funky underpants that the aliens may want to take back to their planet.                                                                                        


Look at the label on your pants and other clothes, can you find out what the symbols mean? Why do we need them?

Here are a couple of links for other stories in the series if you enjoyed the first one.



Can you retell the story in your own words to someone in your house?

Keep on reading and writing your high frequency words-I have seen some super work using your HFW.


Don’t forget your phonics!

Keep working on your phase 3 phonics-using the link

Here are a couple of alpha block episodes that I would like you to look at, there are more if you wish to watch them.


Maths - Estimation - making a sensible guess.

Grab a handfull of lego blocks,build a tower,guess how many blocks you have used. When you have guessed,count them and see how close you are. If you do not have Lego use any small item that you can take a hand full of.Grab a handful,tip them on the floor.Estimate how many you have,then count them to ckeck.

Try to estimate how many toy cars you have or how many,books you have on your sheves.You could estimate how many oranges there are in a net,or how many haribos there are in a small bag.

Continue practising writing your numbers. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10.


Topic/Literacy- Australia

This week I would like you to find out about some Australian landmarks. Here a some ideas,

  • Sydney Opera House
  • Uluru
  • Heart Reef
  • Kangaroo Island
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground

Can you draw your land mark and write some facts.

Look at the link below-and listen to the story Possum Magic by Men Fox.  

What is vegemite and a lamington? 


Art - Aboriginal art

Look on the internet for some images of Aboriginal dot art.

Using some cotton buds and different coloured paint. See if you can create your own painting in this style.



Find a ball or a bean bag,how many times can you catch it without dropping it?

Record how many times you do it each day.If you keep practising you should get a higher score on Friday than you did on Monday.




RE - The Parable of the Lost Sheep

Read: Many tax collectors and “sinners” came to listen to Jesus. The Pharisees and the teachers of the law began to complain: “Look! This man welcomes sinners and even eats with them!”

Then Jesus told them this story: “Suppose one of you has 100 sheep, but he loses 1 of them. Then he will leave the other 99 sheep alone and go out and look for the lost sheep. The man will keep on searching for the lost sheep until he finds it. And when he finds it, the man is very happy. He puts it on his shoulders and goes home. He calls to his friends and neighbours and says, ‘Be happy with me because I found my lost sheep!’ In the same way, I tell you there is much joy in heaven when 1 sinner changes his heart. There is more joy for that 1 sinner than there is for 99 good people who don’t need to change.               

                                                                                                                                                  Luke 15:1-7

Watch a video of the story

Have you ever been lost?

  • How did you feel?
  • How did your parents or carers feel when you were found?
  • Talk to your grown up about this.
  • Christians believe God is a father who will not give up on His people.

What jobs do Dads and Grandads do?

  • Write down or draw your ideas.
  • Who do you think God cares for?
  • Write down or draw your ideas.


We hope that you enjoy these activities take care and keep safe.

Mrs Helm and Miss Edensor


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