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Paddington Bear 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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Curriculum Area




  • Gross Motor skills 

  • Watch the story of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ -

  • Watch the Singing Hands Song – ‘There was a Princess Long Ago’ – encourage your child to join in using signs/words/gestures.

  • Can your child identify the character of Sleeping Beauty? Make a princess together and talk about what she looks like and what she might do in the story.

  • Using a tray with flour/sand and glitter in can your child make marks and create vertical/horizontal/circular lines in the tray. Practice using different tools to make the marks.


  • Make a deep sand/flour tray and hide some ‘jewels’ in it. Can your child dig for the ‘jewels’, count what they have found and sort them into colours or shapes?

  • Sing ‘Sing a song of sixpence’ together or watch it Count out pretend coins to 6 (these can be made out of circles of card). Count the birds. Use language such as how many? Use number cards sent home previously to match the numbers.

  • Build a tall tower for your castle out of bricks, boxes or lego. Can your child count as you build? Can they match the number card with the number of bricks?


  • Dress up as a King or a Queen and have a Royal Banquet together. Can you curtsey or bow? Can you wave like the Queen?

  • Build a castle out of junk, lego or building bricks – this can be done indoors or outdoors.

  • Create a family shield of arms using all the things that are important to you as a family

  • Visit your nearest castle/ruins.


  • Encourage your child to use the signs/words- MORE and HELP and I WANT……… and like.

  • Encourage your child to say/sign ‘yes’ and ‘no’ to help them make their own choices

  • Spend time sitting face to face and encourage your child to copy your facial expressions, mouth movements and sounds. Introduce a mirror to the activity.

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  Paddington Bear Class and we will print them and pop them in the book.