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Today we are learning that objects are made from different materials. Can you go on an object hunt and the sort the objects by the materials they are made from e.g. wood, metal, plastic etc.
Phonics sounds of the day!
Mrs Clay + Mrs Fullbrook
Recap the sounds s a t p i. Introduce the new sound n. Watch the Jolly Phonics video on YouTube and learn the song and action. We are also learning how to isolate syllables in words. Using the words: lipstick, snowman, jellyfish, football, sunflower, netball, postbox, moonlight, carpet and butterfly. Ask your child what is jellyfish without fish, what is sunflower without sun etc.
Recap the sounds m, d, g, o. Introduce the new sound 'c', watch the Jolly phonics video on YouTube and learn the song and action. We are also learning to orally blend words together. Have a selection of objects in front of you and play a game of I-spy e.g. I-spy with my little eye a c-u-p. Ask your child to select the correct object and say the word for that object.
Recap sounds qu sh th ch ng nk. Introduce the new sound ai. Read words rain, pain, paid, bait, laid, raid, snail, train. Read a caption - the chick laid an egg - the rain fell - I paid for the train. Please write out the words and captions for your child to practise reading. We are developing the children's hand and eye co-ordination and pencil control in readiness for writing. Please practise copying these shapes / \ x square, anticlockwise circle and a triangle (some children may struggle with the triangle as they are not able to do this until much later on in their development. If they are able to do the other shapes they are ready to start writing!)