I hope you and your family are all good. Here’s some more activities for you to enjoy. This fortnights learning is based on ‘Handa’s Surprise’ and Africa.
Enjoy! Miss you all lots.
Love Mrs Gray 💕
1🌈Search YouTube: Handa’s Surprise picture book animation (Don’t watch it just yet)
2🌈Predict what the story might be about before you watch it.
🐘Where does the story take place?
🐘What fruit is the girl carrying?
🐘Where is she going?
🐘What animals can you see?
🐘What do you think is going to happen?
🌈Now watch and enjoy the story!
3🌈Search: google Handa’s Surprise word mat sparkle
Use the picture word bank to help you write the order of the animals taking the fruit:
The monkey took the soft, yellow banana.
The ostrich took the sweet, smelling guava.
The zebra took the round, juicy orange.
4🌈There are many adjectives describing the fruit in the story. Can you think of adjectives to describe the animals? You could draw an animal and write adjectives around your picture:
Elephant 🐘 huge massive gigantic
Giraffe 🦒 tall long large
5🌈 Make a fruit salad or fruit kebab. Chat about your favourite fruit. Describe the taste. Decide which fruits are sweet, sour, ripe etc. 🍏🍓🍋🥝
6🌈 Create an African sunset picture with silhouettes. Watch: YouTube Savanna painting- - African SPEED painting
7🌈Create an African necklace using a paper plate and paint. Watch: YouTube African paper plate necklace.
8🌈Get fit with a wild African workout. Watch: CBeebies Andy’s wild workouts African Savannah.
9🌈Maths time with another Handa story. Watch: YouTube Handa’s hen CEIP
How many of the following do you see in the story? Write down the number of:
Can you complete the maths quiz?
🦒How many creatures are there altogether?
🦒What is double the number of chicks?
🦒What is half the number of crickets?
🦒What is the total of the following:
Butterflies, mice and lizards?
Bullfrogs and spoonbills?
Starlings and chicks?
Birds, mice and starlings?