Catkins

Ideas to support your EYFS child:

 • Read a story and talk about the characters

• Practise phonics as often as you can

 • Practise counting

• Talking about shapes and finding some in the home

 • Letter and number formation

 • Interact and play games

 

Ideas to support your Year 1 child:

• Find objects around your home and use your phonics to label them. 

• Read a book every day and write a sentence about what happened in the story, remembering to include capital letter and full stops.

• Collect 10 pairs of socks, use them to practise counting in 2s

 • Get a pile of your favourite toys or Lego, group them into tens and ones and count how many you have 

• Get some seeds and plant them, record how high your plant grows each day.

 

Ideas to support your Year 2 child:

• Read every day

 • Write book reviews for the books you finish

 • Keep a diary 

• Practise spellings from the Y1/2 words list 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 from your money box, list the coins you have and find the total amount. Try to make the same amount using different coins.