Week 11 Other Activities
Give your child a set of letters (start off with 6 and alter as appropriate). You could use magnetic letters for this if you have them or you can write each letter on a small piece of paper. Alternatively, your child could write out the words instead.
Option 1: Give your child a word to spell using the letters in the set. Remind children to use their 'Fred Fingers' to support them with their spelling.
Option 2: For extra challenge, children can make different words using their letters themselves.
The letters 's a t p i n' are a great place to start as you can make lots of different words e.g. tin, pan, pit, pot etc.
You can use any combination of letters and you may even choose to include some 'special friends' (two letters together that make one sound, e.g. sh, ch, ee)
Please try to read with your child everyday. You can read books from home or you can read ebooks through Oxford Owl website by following this link:
If you need some guidance on which book level is most suitable for your child, please take a look at the table explaining book levels by following this link: https://cdn.oxfordowl.co.uk/2019/07/19/13/52/18/160/OxfordLevelsAndBookBands.png
Together can you create your own an ‘Adding Machine’? An example is below.
Discuss the + and = symbols.
Encourage children to read a number sentence from the downloadable word document list and then show how we can place the matching quantity using objects through each side.
Once the children get the hang of it, they can read each number sentence and find the total.
Next can they write the complete number sentence?
As an extra challenge can you create your own using larger numbers?