Year One at home

Ideas for supporting your Year 1 child at home

  • 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.
English Reading focus
  • Share stories:
    • talk about the story together
    • what did you enjoy about the book?
    • -if you could be a character in a book which one would it be and why?
  • Create a book mark, perhaps you could choose characters from your favourite story
  • Read a chapter book to your child. Talk about any unfamiliar words. Can you find that word in the dictionary?
  • Find a favourite book. Can you read it to someone?
Learning At Home

Downloadable resources to support home learning

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