Year 1 - Home Learning Spring Term

Sketch a picture from your bedroom window

Look out of your bedroom window, what can you see? Sketch what you can see. Underneath write a list of all the things you can see. Use your sounds to help you spell!

Bring it into school for a sticker!

Suggested Reading

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An Imaginary World….

Draw a map of an imaginary world. What would it be called? What animals would live there? What would the houses be like? Let your imagination run wild….

Bring into school for a sticker!

Make a pasta skeleton!

Can you make a skeleton out of pasta?

Can you remember any of the names of the bones?

Make a Phone

Using string and plastic or paper cups make a working telephone. Can you hear each other over a short distance or over a long distance. Measure how long the string can be when you can still hear each other.

Bring your phone into school for a sticker!

Make a suitcase

Click on the separate map of the world and decide where you would like to visit. Make a suitcase or travelling bag to carry all the things you will take! Write a list of all the things you need to take with you and remember to write a luggage tag with your name and address

Bring in your suitcase into school!

Keep a weather diary for a week

Keep a daily diary of the weather for one week. What pictures will you draw? Will you record the temperature? Try and add words to describe what the weather is like.

Bring your diary into school for a sticker

Make your own Weather Station

Make your own weather station. It needs to measure how much rainfall and whether the wind in blowing. You may even be able to show which direction the wind is blowing in! You could use cardboard boxes, juice cartons or sticks and wood. Be creative as you like!

Bring in your weather station into school and we will test it.

Where in the World?

Look at some food packaging. Look carefully and try and find out where in the world it has come from. Record your findings.  Use your sounds to help you spell.

Bring into school for a sticker!

Go Travelling….

Click on the world map and try to find the United Kingdom. Decide which continent you would like to go and visit. Look at the pictures to help you – what animals live there? What might you see there? Do you need to take warm clothes or clothes to keep you cool? Write about it.

Bring into school for a sticker!

Be a Weather Presenter!

Watch a weather forecast on the television. Write your own weather report and practise being on television and being a weatherboy or weathergirl. You can use any pictures or props to help you! Bring it into school to perform to the class.

Your class will decide how many stickers you should get!!

Springtime is here!

Look at the flowers beginning to grow in your garden. Sketch a springtime flower and name it. Can you label the different parts?

Bring it into school for a sticker!

Maths Challenge

A healthy maths game to keep you fit and practise your counting. How many of these can you do in a  minute?

How many jumps?

How many star jumps?

How many sit ups?

How many times can you touch your toes?

Record your answers and bring into school.

Design and make your own mobile phone


Design and make a mobile that you would like to use. You could use some old boxes and other junk modelling bits to help you.