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India Homework


Curriculum Area




· English - funky fingers. Any threading, playdough, shaving foam activities are fantastic to get fine/gross motor activities. More info can be given on this if needed

·Watch / listen / read ‘We’re Going on a Bear Hunt’

·Be explorers and go on into the community and see what shops you can see. When in the community (or looking at photos), discuss the different places you visit. How are they different? How do they compare?

. Read/talk about a book that talks about people who help us, for example Fireman Sam or fictionally, a superhero. Children could think of other people that help them.

·Looking at videos on the internet about different cities and towns. Do you recognise any logos / print?

·These experiences/discussions could be a fantastic ideas to produce some writing about what they have seen; for example

To look at pre-reading/ reading by looking at different logos when out in public e.g. ASDA


· Using counting rhymes on songs. There are lots on YouTube to choose from. The team can help to direct you to any if needed.

·Practically finding fractions in everyday items e.g. food. How many pieces do we need?

·To recognise shapes in the environment e.g. road signs

· Share food out between plates/ bowls- is there enough? How many do we need? How many can plates do we have

Going out for a walk and collecting different objects; sorting and counting – e.g. size, colour, amount





· Looking at photos of different places that are contrasting e.g. arctic, deserts, cities etc. What do they look like? What would it be like to live there?

·Look at different animals and their habitats. You could create a drawing, fact file, collage of its habitat

Looking at buildings and making different structures e.g. junk modelling, LEGO, DUPLO. 


·Encourage your child to sign/ use symbols to request what they want / need – please see child’s class teacher if you need symbols for home.

Encourage your child to use the signs- MORE and HELP and I WANT…

Please record any homework activities you undertake in the homework book you have received from class alternatively you can email any pictures to In the Subject box mark them for the attention of your child’s class e.g. For the Attention of India Class and we will print them and pop them in the book.