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Gruffalo Homework

Please try to complete as many activities as you can from the choice below, we look forward to seeing your child’s work. Have fun!

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  • Read a traditional tale, either physically or watching a video of a story on YouTube

  • Copy / discuss the emotion / faces the character is showing · Pose as characters from a story

  • Explore Romans and what they did for us, including baths, roads and even toilets!!

  • Explore the song ‘Like a Roman’, we love dancing to this: 


  • Practice forming letters and writing words in a range of different materials such as shaving foam, rice, flours.
  • Phonics: Practice sounding out set 1 sounds from our Read, Write, Inc programme (m,a,s,d,t)


  •  Handle money exchanges at home e.g. role play shop. Exchange money (real or pretend or other item such as counters) to practice handling money

  • Handing over money in a shop in exchange for an item

  • Make a 2-sequence pattern using items and toys at home

  • Follow a recipe at home which focuses on adding numerical amounts e.g. 1 cup of flour

  • 3D shape hunt in house e.g. packaging, boxes, recycling. Sort into similar groups


  • Explore different forms of exercise and how it makes you feel: e.g. hot, out of breath, better, worse etc.

  • Explore photos of yourself as a baby and how you have changed growing up


  •  Build a structure like an ancient roman building e.g. junk modelling a colosseum

  • Explore different forms of exercise (including physiotherapy) and how it makes you feel: e.g. hot, out of breath, better, worse etc.


  • Use symbols to say how you are feeling during key moments of the day

  • Share a game with an adult, friend or sibling, encourage turn taking and

  • Explore healthy and unhealthy food, compare both and choose a healthy item to eat at home and what you can eat as a treat.

Please record any homework activities you undertake on Class Dojo.