Alongside the Home Learning Mats, here are some suggested activities to try at home:
Year 2: Write book reviews for the books you finish • Keep a diary • Practise spellings and put them into sentences • Practise 2, 5 and 10 times tables • Complete calculations using all four operations (+, -, x and ÷) • Measure objects around your home and record the lengths • Go on a 3D shape hunt, write the names of all the shapes you find, then make a table and record the number of faces, edges and vertices for each object. • Collect some coins, list the coins you have and find the total amount. Try to make the same amount using different coins.
Year 3: Recall 3, 4 and 8 multiplications • Use everyday objects to write fractions • Compare, order, add and subtract fractions with the same denominators • Measure objects around the house using a ruler and record in mm and cm • Baking is a perfect way to measure mass and capacity • Tell and write the time in 24 hour and analogue - do this at certain times of the day. Ask your children to help create a timetable • Draw 2D shapes and use a ruler to measure and calculate perimeters • Add and subtract money using both pounds and pence • Ensure your child reads every day, ask your child to give you a recount of what they have read • Ask your children to keep a diary and include: - Conjunctions, adverbs and prepositions to make sentences longer - Speech in sentences - Practise the Y3/4 spelling words.