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This week we are learning about 'The Heart and the Bottle'. Below you will find different activities to complete. 


Please discuss what you think the story will be about. This is called a prediction. Talk about the main character and where you think the story will be set. You may also wish to think about the title, 'The Heart and the Bottle'. What will happen in this story? 


What do those words in the title mean? What can you see on the front cover? What normally goes in a heart and a bottle? What do you love? Draw a heart and fill it with things you love. 


Look at the front cover. What can we see? Please read the blurb below. What might happen in this story? Look at the front cover of the story. Where is her heart?  Can you draw your own front cover for the book? 


Watch up to the page where she took delight in finding new things…

 What new things has she found out about in the story? What things have you enjoyed doing over the summer? What did you miss doing?


Make a list of words and phrases that describe how the girl feels at the start of the story, when she finds the empty chair, and at the end of the story. 


This week we are learning to count in 2s, 5s and 10s. Please practise these number patterns at home. 

You may also wish to refresh your minds on how we make 10 and 20. Can you spot a pattern?  


Handwriting and phonics

This week as are focusing on the ay sound. Can you practise writing these words?

ai ai ai

rain rain rain

Spain Spain

ay ay ay

play play play

day day day

hay hay hay

Handwriting ai and ay

Please complete this handwriting activity on a whiteboard or in a notebook

Cat in the Hat - A Long Winter's Nap | Episode

How many rhyming words can you hear?

The Rhyming Rabbit by Julia Donaldson | Julia Donaldson collection audiobook read aloud |

How many rhyming words can you hear?

A Squash and a Squeeze By Julia Donaldson & Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

How many rhyming words can you hear?

Follow The Swallow by Julia Donaldson, Read Aloud Book Story for Children

How many rhyming words can you find?

Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See Read Aloud

How many rhyming words can you find?