Hello everybody, 😃
I hope you are all well and have been enjoying the beautiful sunshine. This weeks activities are based on one of my favourite stories, ‘The very hungry caterpillar.’ 🐛 Have fun and enjoy. Miss you all.
Love Mrs Gray x
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1🌈 On YouTube watch: The very hungry caterpillar-animated film.
2🌈Google: Butterfly: A life National Geographic.
(An amazing fast, real life clip of the caterpillar transformation)🦋
3 🌈 ✏️Write about the life cycle of a butterfly. Create a fact sheet using pictures and this bank of words to help you:
egg, caterpillar, chrysalis, butterfly
4🌈 Butterflies 🦋 are symmetrical. Make a symmetrical butterfly painting. Watch this to help you:
YouTube, Symmetrical butterfly painting Caitie’s classroom learning videos for kids.
5🌈 Check out the following website, there’s lots of things to explore on the site:
You might want to try painting tissue like Eric Carl. Search on the site for: How I paint tissue. 🎨
6🌈Data handling using Jit pictogram on Hwb 🍇
Phone 📞 your friends and family and ask: What is your favourite fruit? You could even ask in Welsh:
👩🏻Beth wyt ti’n hoffi? (What do you like?)
🧑🏼Dw i’n hoffi... (I like...)
7🌈Please keep reading. 📖
How are you Year 1 children?😃
Thank you for the lovely e-mails that some of you have sent of your outstanding work. I’ve also seen all of the excellent Jit work saved in your accounts. Well done everybody for your hard work. I’m very proud of you all.
Love Mrs Gray 💞
🐻This weeks learning is based on the story: ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’ 🐻
1 🌈 On YouTube watch:
Michael Rosen performs We’re going on a bear hunt.
2 🌈 Make a story map - order the story using pictures and key words:
🐻 We’re going on a bear hunt
🌿🌱long, wavy grass
🌊 🌊 deep, cold river
😩thick, ozzy mud
🌳🌳 🌳big, dark forest
🤫🍙 narrow, gloomy cave
3 🌈 Re-tell the story using your map and actions.
4 🌈 ✏️ Try to write parts or all of the story.
5 🌈 Make a collage of a scene
For example, for the ‘Swirling, whirling snowstorm’ you could stick cotton wool to card, make paper snowflakes ❄️and sprinkle with silver glitter.
6 🌈 Fancy baking bear cupcakes? 🎂
On YouTube watch: How to make teddy bear cupcakes mumsnet
7 🌈 Begin to recognise numbers to 100.
Some games to help you,
100 square splat top marks
Helicopter rescue top marks
Hi Year 1! 👋
Hope you are all good!
Your activities this week are based on the story of ‘The Rainbow Fish’🐠
Have fun. Miss you lots.
Love Mrs Gray 💕
1 🌈 Watch: The Rainbow Fish (HQ) on YouTube.
2 🌈 Roll a dice and answer the question according to the number on the dice. 🎲
1.Describe the Rainbow Fish.
2. What sea creatures did you see in the story?
3. Why don’t the sea creatures like Rainbow Fish?
4. Who does Rainbow Fish see in the dark cave?
5. Why does the Rainbow Fish give his shiny scales away?
6. How does the Rainbow Fish feel at the end of the story?
3 🌈 Choose some of the questions and ✏️write your answers.
4 🌈 Create a painting of the Rainbow Fish.
Put the rim of a glass into black paint.
Stamp circles onto paper.
Paint 🎨 each circle.
(I’ll post pictures to help you)
5 🌈 Interactive Maths
Play shop with items at home. Use mixed coins to make totals to 20p and have a go at giving change from 10p and 20p. 💰
Play online by typing the following into google:
Top marks Toy shop money game.
6 🌈 Read eBooks on www.oxfordowl.co.uk
Hi everyone, 😁
I hope you have fun this week with the following activities.
Love Mrs Gray 💖
🌈1. Tricky words songs for reading and writing:
YouTube: Phase 3 tricky words song say hello
YouTube: Phase 4 tricky words song sight words
YouTube: phonic digraphs Phase 3 phonics
✏️Activity: write words to match each digraph. For example:
qu: queen, quilt and quack
ar: car, far and jar
🌈3. Reading 📒
Read a few eBooks.
Register with: www.oxfordowl.co.uk
🌈4. Writing ‘All about me’
✏️This could be a little project if you like.
You could have a page for each of the following titles with a picture and some sentences:
My family 👵🏼🧓🏼
My hobbies 🎨
My best friend 👧
My best holiday✈️
My favourite foods 🍩
My favourite animals 🦁
🌈5. Interactive Maths
Type the following into google:
Top marks hit the button
Play the following games:
Number bonds to 10 and 20
Doubles to 10
Halves to 10
🌈Hello everyone! I hope you are all well this week and have enjoyed Easter too.
Take a look at the tablet friendly eBooks which include all of our favourite characters from Biff,Chip and Kipper to the Project X team.
Register free at:
Locate books as follows:
Browse eBook library
Enjoy lots of reading and I’ll post more activities next week for you too.😀
Love Mrs Gray ❤️
Hello Year 1 children!
If you would like some more tasks then your next activity is to enjoy experimenting with Jit.
See quick access guide to Jit below and e-mail me if you need your log in details.
Choose an activity idea. Do as much as you like and save your work.
Write- Select a template, edit it and use adjectives in a sentence to describe your picture. (The beach is beautiful. The beach has golden sand.)
Paint- Paint a picture from a book that you have read. (Please keep reading every day)
Turtle- Navigate the Turtle to a destination. Make your own set of instructions (algorithm)
Pictogram- Create a traffic survey. Log the weather over a week. Phone your friends and ask what is their favourite fruit.
Just enjoy and have some fun.
Thinking of you all. Stay safe.
Love Mrs Gray
1 Type J2e.com into google.
2 Click Hwb icon.
3 Login with Hwb username and password.
4 Select Jit application.
If you want to access Hwb and have not got your login details then feel free to email me at
Could you please comment if you are using the resources? I hope they are helpful and are providing some enjoyment for your lovely children.