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Sweden Homework

Family 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! Our topic this half term is: Our Extreme World and the water cycle

Curriculum Area




  • Talk about your new class ‘Sweden’, your friends and new teachers.
  • Talk about the area you live in, what do you see in your neighbourhood?
  • Make a list / draw pictures / get symbols of all the things that you like so you can share with your new classmates.
  • Read together ‘The Little Red Hen’ (search for in youtube and watch the story and song).



  • Count steps when on a familiar route and point out shapes around the home and local environment. Sort items by shape and colour.
  • Do some cooking together, weigh and measure the ingredients. Maybe bake some bread like in ‘The Little Red Hen’.



  • Explore different ways that water moves, using cups, watering cans or jugs.
  • Get out and about with your child and visit local landmarks. Notice changes in weather and look for signs of Autumn. Collect natural materials when out for a walk to use to make a collage.
  • Visit a local farm and look at the animals. Are there any signs of harvest?



  • 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 Sweden Class and we will print them and pop them in the book.