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Good Morning Receptionblush.

We hope you had a fantastic weekend!

Here are today's busy work activitiesyes.

Phonics Time

If your child is confident recognising all of the set 1 sounds, and can read words such as ship, king, bat, and clap, without any support, then click here to learn the set 2 sounds.

Set 1 Sounds Lesson

Today, we are going to learn all about the 'i' sound yes.


mail Parents: Look at the pictures below with your child. Say each object name, and ask your child to repeat after you.


mail Parents: Look at the pictures below with your child. Point to one of the pictures, and ask your child whether it is 'i' or the 'i-i-insect.' Repeat a few times, getting quicker each time.


Now, practice saying these sounds. 

Handwriting Time

In your busy work books, practice writing today's sound 'i'. Don't forget to use the rhyme to help you!


Now, practice writing these soundsyes.

If you have a printer at home, you can print out the above worksheets, by clicking on the links at the bottom of this pageyes.


Word Time

Can you Fred talk, read, the words below?



mail Parents: Ask your child to write the following words in their busy work books.
Boys and girls, remember to use your 'Fred Fingers' to help you.


Words to write: sat, nap, ship, sock.
As a challenge, your child could write a simple sentence: A big dog.


Before we finish, click on the link below to read one of these books to your grown upyes.

If you want to practice more phonics, you can play 'Pick a Picture'blush.
Fantastic Phonics Everybodylaugh.

PE Time
Now, it's time for PE. It is very important to warm up our bodies at the beginning of every PE lesson.
Let's start moving our bodies to 'Shake Your Sillies out' yes.

Now, it is time for another yoga adventure! This time we will be following a story called 'Kickapoo the Kangaroo' laugh.

Great moving today Receptionyes.

Maths Time
This week, at Maths Time, we are going to practice lots of different Maths skills. Today, we are going to practice our counting skills, so make sure you switch your counting brains onlaugh but first..  let's play a quick game of 'Guess Our Number'. 

1. Miss Dodgson is thinking of a number that is one more than 4. What number is she thinking of?

2. Mr Kirkbride is thinking of a number that is one more than 9. What number is he thinking of?

3. Miss Dodgson is thinking of a number that is one more than 13. What number is she thinking of?

4. Mr Kirkbride is thinking of a number that is one more than 17. What number is he thinking of?

Next, look below at the pictures of the two football nets. The football players have been scoring lots of goalssurprise. We want you to use your pointy finger, to count how many footballs are in each net. 



Challenge: Tell your grown up which football net has more goals (more is the biggest amount). 

Now, can you count the goals in these football nets? Don't forget to use your pointy fingeryes.


Challenge: Tell your grown up which football net has less goals (less is the smallest amount).


Super Challenge Time!
There is a problem with the two football nets below.. the football players have scored no goalssurprise. Your challenge is to identify the number at the top of each football net, and then draw this amount of footballs inside. You can do this challenge in your busy bookslaugh copy the football net into your books first!

Spectacular Counting Reception! laugh If you completed the super challenge in your busy books, we would love to see it.. Take a picture and send it to your class teacher!
Miss Dodgson -    Mr Kirkbride -

Story Time
Today's story book is called 'The Best Dress Ever.' On planet Doop, Zid has big plans to make the best dress ever. Follow the story as his friends help to make his new dress even better!
Why don't you draw your own 'best dress in the world' in your busy books, then show it to somebody in your home and see if you can make it even better! Click the link below to read today's fantastic storylaugh.  

Tremendous busy work today Receptionyes

Come back tomorrow for even more busy work activities!

Miss Dodgson & Mr Kirkbride.