St Marie's Catholic Primary School

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Extra activities

smiley Some extra tasks to keep you busy! smiley




enlightened Read the story Hansel and Gretel (or watch on YouTube)- What makes the house          appealing to the children?


yes Read the story of The Three Little Pigs (or watch on YouTube)- Discuss the              choices the little pigs make about the materials they use to build their houses. Can children figure out the material their own house is made from?


enlightened Send your child on a sound hunt around the house. Can they find and draw all of      the items that make sounds? (e.g. hairdryer, TV, fridge, microwave, phone)


 yes Practice name writing. Can they write their first name? Middle name? Surname? Can they write family members names?


enlightened Design your dream house. What rooms would you like to have in your house? Encourage children to be as imaginative as they can (e.g. a cinema room, a chocolate room). Can they label their house using their phonics knowledge?