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Literacy

Reading

Enjoy sharing books and stories with your children and talk about what happens in the story.

 

 

Writing

Encourage your child to make marks on paper and to tell you about what they have written.

 

Sounds

These are the sounds we are learning this week.

s a t p

We are learning these songs to help us (with actions – see Jolly Phonics Actions booklet)

The snake is in the grass,

The snake is in the grass

sss! sss!

The snake is in the grass

This is to the tune of The Farmer in the Dell.

 

a a! Ants on my arm.

a a! Ants on my arm.

a a! Ants on my arm

They're causing me alarm.

This is to the tune of Skip to my Lou.

 

When I watch the tennis game,

t-t-t, t-t-t

When I watch the tennis game,

My head goes back and forth.

This is to the tune of The Muffin Man.

 

Puff out the candles on the pink pig cake,

p,p,p, p, p, p,

Puff out the candles on the pink pig cake,

Puff! Puff! Puff!

To the tune of The Wheels on the Bus.

Week 2

Inky the mouse is my pet.

She spilled the ink and got wet.

The ink it spread all over the desk.

i-i-i-i

Inky's wet!

(Action - pretend to be a mouse by wiggling your fingers at the end of your nose like whiskers and squeak i,i,i,i. Sung to the tune Hickory Dickory Dock)

Hear the aeroplane

n-n-n!

Hear the aeroplane

n-n-n!

Hear the aeroplane

n-n-n!

making lots of noise.

(Action - pretend to be a plane with your arms out like wings and say nnnnnnnnnn. Sung to the tune Skip to My Lou)

The mum and the dad make many meals.

mmm! mmm!

The mum and the dad make many meals for their hungry children.

(Action - rub your tummy as if you are seeing tasty food and say mmmmmmmm. Sung to the tune The Wheels on the Bus)

See me play on my drum.

Playing drums is lots of fun,

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