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Alongside the Home Learning Mats, here are a some suggested additional activities you may wish to try to support your child:



Year 4:

Read every day. Ask questions about what might happen next • Write a book review • Practise timetables • Practise spellings   • Encourage addition and subtraction using money. How much change?  • Use everyday objects to practise fractions - how much pizza have you eaten? What fraction of the socks are blue? What fraction of the cars you can see are red?  • Make a plan to decorate a room and measure the perimeter • Write an explanation text about your hobby.


Year 5:

Read lots of different types of texts and discuss them  • Estimate the area and perimeter of the rooms in your house   • Write a story including direct speech and parenthesis    • Create different fractions using everyday objects, then record and compare them  • Practise Y5/6 spelling words  • Recap specific grammatical terminology   • Practise multiplying 4 digit numbers by 1 or 2 digit numbers  • Practise dividing 4 digit numbers by a 1 digit numbers  • Read, write, order and compare decimals, for example money  • Practise spellings from the Y5/6 word list and put them in sentences