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Weekly Challenges...

Fact Finding Challenge...

Story time with Mrs Hennessey!
Sit back and relax...

Enjoy!!!

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What did the dinosaur poop?
He pooped a PLANET...

 

Somebody in Reception has been

busy making planets. 

Can you guess who?

Look he has used SPACE PAPER!

 

What 3D shape has he made?

Can you find the answers to these questions?

1. How many Planets are there?

2. What are they called?

If you already know the

answers to these questions,

why not choose your favourite 

planet or moon and find out as

many facts as you can?

 

How will you present your

findings for your friends to see

what you have found out? 
Will you paint, draw,

make a model, make a poster

or write a fact file...

The choice is yours!!!

Happy Fact Finding!

Moon Rock Challenge...

 

Some of our Reception friends have

been following a RECIPE

to make muffins and cookies...

Do you think that you can

follow this recipe from

OUTER SPACE?
Be careful, there are some

very STRANGE ingredients.
 

Grown Ups - Your imaginations are going to have

to come out to play this week!!!

Happy cooking...

Grown ups - No the Reception team haven't gone bonkers!!!

Here is a translation of what you will need: -

Moon Dust - Self Raising Flour

Cosmic Craters - Caster Sugar

Saturn Sand - Baking Powder

Solar Flares - Butter

Alien Poop - Raisins 

Space Egg - Egg

Milk from Mars - Milk

Jupiter Juice - Vanilla Extract

Satellite Dishes - Bowls

UFO - Baking Tray

Maths Challenge...

Warm Up...

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Challenge Set...

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For those who fancy a really TRICKY challenge!!!

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NUTS challenges you to...

Click on the link below to play the

'more and less than' game...

 

Can you challenge yourself to find

'more and less than' in numbers up to 20

or even higher?

Or print out these activity sheets

and have a go...

WALT'S weekly letter challenge...

WALT has noticed that some of our

Reception friends have been busy

practising writing their letters..

 

Challenge Set...

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WALT’s Challenge

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#50Things...

One of our Reception friends has been

feeding the ducks...

 

Can you feed the ducks?

What do you think ducks like to eat?

Another #50Things...

The weather is looking a little

gloomy this week...

 

Lucky for us that's perfect for our next #50things challenge...
Your challenge is to

'dance in the rain without a coat'...

 

Happy Dancing!

Don't forget if you haven't had

chance to complete the previous #50things then there is still time...

Miss Evans is busy making a display

ready for when we go back to school!

So far your challenges have

been to... 

 

Ride a two wheeled bike.

Dress up for 'Pwy wyt ti?'

Go ice hunting.

Build an indoor den.

Pupil Challenges...

 

Bella's Playdough Aliens!

Bella has been making aliens

out of playdough. 

 Can you make playdough Aliens?

 

Did you know that Mrs Khan makes

all of our playdough!

Here is her RECIPE...

Pupil Challenge number 2...

 

Eryn has been looking for the moon...

Elizabeth has been looking

for Aliens on Mars...

 

What were they looking through?

Can you make your own telescope to

explore Space?

What can you see?

Jusfor Fun.

 

In Wales we celebrate

St Dwynwen's Day. 

St Dwynwen is the patron saint of LOVE...

 

It will be St Dwynwen's Day on

Monday 25th January.

 

Can you make a special 'St Dwynwen's Day' card and send it to someone special?

or

Could you make something to display

in your window?

Here is an idea...

Daily Challenges...

 

Maths...

Tuesday's Daily Focus...

Click on your teams exercise video below...

Can you count how many of each

exercise your friend does?

Who does the most?

Who does the least?

Warm Up...

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Warm Up...

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Warm Up...

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Challenge Set...

Click on the grown ups below

to see what your challenge is today...

Mrs Jones sets the scene...

Mrs Khan is counting...

Miss Cook is doubling...

Mrs Maguire is practising

one more and one less.

Grown ups - you could extend this challenge by using 2 dice!!!

What do we need for today’s challenge Mrs Jones?

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Counting...

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Doubling...

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1 more, 1 less...

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Wednesday's Maths Focus

is LIVE!!!

Phonics...

 

Thank you for assessing your child and working out

which set of letters is best suited to them.

Hopefully this will have helped you to identify which letters/blends your child needs to practise.

 

It is important that these sounds are practised

EVERYDAY - just like we would in school.

 

Phonics will be slightly different this week.

Watch this space... 

s a t p n i

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c k e h r m d

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g o u l f b

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ai j oa ie ee or

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z w ng v oo

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y x ch sh th

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Click on the link below to hear

the 'Jolly Phonics' songs.

Please note that they are in alphabetical

order not taught order...

There is a picture in the corner to show you the

action associated with the sound...

Jolly Phonics Songs

Tuesday's Daily Focus...
Don't forget to start the day with your phonics warm up above...
 

We must make sure we've warmed our brains up before we start our challenge...

 

 

Challenge...

Mrs Maguire has set you a challenge today to play

'Sound Splat'
 

Click Mrs Maguire's video below

to see how to complete your challenge...

 

 

 

Time to splat ...

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Extra Challenge ...

Once you have completed your challenge using all of the letter sounds, why don't you have a go using the blends that we have learnt...

 

Remember we have learnt the blends

ai,oa,ie,ee,or,ng,oo,ch,sh.th,qu,ou,oi

 

Happy Splatting!

Wednesday's Daily Focus...

Challenge...

Today we are going to play a sound matching
game. 

 

Have a look at the video below to see what you will need...

 

What you need...

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Are you ready?

Time for the rules...

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Extra Challenge ...

Now that you have sorted all of your objects, can you write a list of all of the items that you have on your paper?

 

Don't forget to take lots of pictures!

 

 

Don't forget our LIVE phonics

session is on Friday!

Click on the games below

to practise your phonics...

Let's see what our friends have been

up to this week...

 

What 3D shapes did we find?

We found CUBES...

A Rubik's Cube...

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We found CUBOIDS...

We found CYLINDERS...

and finally SPHERES...

Here are our 3D shape hunts...

Number Recognition...

Number balloons...

What number can you see?

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We used playing cards to work out

'one more' or 'one less'...

We enjoyed playing lots of different

computer games...

 

We had our first live maths session...

Great job everyone!

In phonics this week you were

challenged to learn the blends 

th,qu,oi and ou.

How did we get on!

thermometer

thins

qu

Words beginning with qu...

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ou

oi

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ALL of our families are involved

with our learning...

Grandparents helping with the blends!

We finished the week with our fabulous

LIVE bingo session.

It was so lovely to see your

happy faces again.

We have something different up our sleeves for next weeks session...

Watch this space!

Just look at these ICE DREAMCATCHERS...

Amazing!

Look at these 3D shapes made out of ice...

Let's see who completed

Raffy's Robin challenge...

 

Feeding the birds...

Spotting the birds...

Listening for birds...

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Birds that were spotted...

Can you use Eryn's chart to help identify the birds you find?

We listened to the story 

'Aliens Love Underpants'...

Our favourite part was...

 

#50Things...

Riding a 2-Wheeled bike...

 

Yipee...

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2 bike rides this week - WOW!

How far??? You must be shattered!

Pwy wyt ti?

Hello Gecko...

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We asked you to create something that reminds you of space...

An astronaut, a rocket, and an alien. Space is so cool...

We’re off to space ...

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A Spaceship Rescue...

 We used Space Paper...

 Pwy wyt ti?

We had some great guesses!
Lots of people thought it was

Mrs Taylor...

Were they right?

*drum roll*

MISS EVANS ydw i...

Here is one of our 

Reception friends...

Pwy wyt ti?

Don't forget we are only an

e-mail away!

vcreedon@tonyrywen.co.uk

ccook@tonyrywen.co.uk

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