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Hungry Caterpillar 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!

This homework was set on: 22nd February 2021

Homework deadline: 

Curriculum Area




  • Read a book with nursery rhymes, encourage children to join in with the repetitive verses.
  • Listen to the song ‘Old McDonald had a Farm’ (follow the link - ), listen to and name the animals. You could create your own edible farm yard using food such as cocoa powder, broccoli, shredded wheat.
  • Listen to a ‘Sailor went to sea’ – (follow the link - . You could use water play with boats, ducks and other sea animal toys.
  • Practice writing with sensory materials, including rice, shaving foam and conditioner. We are focusing on making circular movements.


  • Listen to environmental sounds within your home and outside as well as exploring farm animal sounds.


  • Listen to our number songs, can you count how many? Using ‘five little ducks’ rhyme (follow link - ) Have some fun and splash the ducks in the water!
  • Can you find long and short toys/items in your home? You could use stretchy material or a blanket to stretch it long!
  • Explore 2D shapes in your home and garden/community.



  • Go for a walk in your community e.g. park, forest. Encourage your child to handle a range of materials such as stones, wood, soil etc
  • Explore these natural objects at home such as snapping sticks and listening to their sound, dropping stones into water and watching the splash etc.
  • You could make a collage with natural objects



  • Explore the famous foods of Derbyshire such as Bakewell tarts!
  • Explore moving from one area to the next within your home or even a visit to the park. Take photos and return again having looked at the photos.

Art & Design

  • Using a range of textures and materials to make your own jungle animal collage. Encourage pupils to explore the materials e.g. scrunch them to see if they make a sound, rub them on their hands if they’re sort etc.


  • Take a selfie – encourage the child to look at their own image in the live camera and press the button if they can!

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

  • Explore healthy and unhealthy food, you could choose a healthy item of food to touch or try at home.

  • Can you tidy up your toys? Can you help wipe the table after dinner?

Please record any homework activities you undertake on Class Dojo.