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Week 6 w/c 11.5.20

Week 6

Over this week your child can learn to and practice the following:

  • Daily name practice – Trace over dots and also practice copying your name.
  • Daily oral counting practice – Count forwards to 10 and backwards from 10. “tell me a number which is bigger than 3 and smaller than 7”.
  • Daily weather forecast – what is the weather like today?
  • Daily story – share a book together.  Begin to look for these tricky words in the text – ‘is’  ‘it’  ‘in’  ‘at’.



  • Watch and listen to the story ‘The Very Lazy Ladybird’

  • Play I spy – “I spy with my little eye something beginning with … s, a, t, p, i, n” 
  • In the kitchen – Look for numbers on packets and tins in the cupboard.  Try and write them.
  • Explore doubles using fingers eg 1 finger & 1 finger is 2 fingers, 2 fingers & 2 fingers are 4 fingers, 3 fingers & 3 fingers are 6 fingers, 4 fingers & 4 fingers are 8 fingers, 5 fingers & 5 fingers are 10 fingers.
  • Metal Mike – Put out 5 cvc objects in front of the child eg tin, box, fork, can, pen. Adult to segment a word to say ie “t”-“i”-“n” for the child to identify and find.   Encourage your child to repeat the segmented word back to you.
  • Using letters can you make these simple words – sat, sit, pin, tap, tin, pit.
  • In the garden/an outdoor space – Using stones for spots and a circle of paper.  Make a ladybird and count the number of spots on it.  Put out six sticks for its legs.