Communication Language and Literacy
Tricky Word vehicles Reception Purple iboard http://www.tes.iboard.co.uk/activity/4345
Starfall http://www.starfall.com/ ABC's: letters, sounds, capital, lower case - very American (like me?) but Rainbow Class love it!
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Learning Planet http://www.learningplanet.com/act/abcorder.asp - Letter names in alphabetical order. What comes next?
Alphabet: mixed up alphabet http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/ngfl/ngfl-flash/new_good_practice/holder.asp?moviename=alphabet_e&lang=e -put the letters in the right order
Chicka Chicka Boom Boom YouTube video of the book with music http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FJEA0jzloK0 . BUT will it open in school?
Lots of great ideas for CCBB on the Virtual Vine http://www.thevirtualvine.com/ccbb.html
Even more Chicka Chicka Boom Boom ideas - Rainbow and Sunshine
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Booklet: printable activities booklet http://www.teachervision.fen.com/tv/printables/penguin/VHC_40thActivity_Booklet.pdf from http://www.teachervision.fen.com/fiction/activity/2928.html - In celebration of the 40th anniversary of the much loved bug! We of course have LOADS of ideas of our own - we even have the video and Karen's puppets!
As usual, The Virtual Vine has an amazing array of ideas on any given subject. This time it's
The Very Hungry Caterpillar - CLL, PSRN, CD anda list of links http://www.thevirtualvine.com/theveryhungrycaterpillar.html
Check out Teaching Heart for even more ideas about that Caterpillar! http://www.teachingheart.net/veryhungrycaterpillar.html
Jack and the Beanstalk
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories/jackbeanstalk.shtml *Please note:This may not be a direct link. You may need to do a search.
Hansel and Gretalhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/somethingspecial/stories/hanselandgretel/
Knowledge and Understanding of the World
Ourselves, Plants and Animals
Growing plants http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/growing_plants.shtml -By watering the plant regularly, see if you can make the plant grow. There is also a "label" option.
Plants and animals in the local environment http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/6_7/plants_animals_env.shtml - Collect 8 living things. There are other, more difficult pages.
Frog Life Cycle Sequencing Cards http://www.montessorimom.com/downloads/frog_lifecycle_cards.pdf
Something Froggy http://www.fi.edu/fellows/fellow9/jun99/lifecycle2/cycle1.html - What happens Next? Make the correct decision for the game to continue!
The Life of the Frog http://www.zephyrus.co.uk/lifeofthefrog.html - click on the frog to find out what happens next.
Frog Life Cycle Craft http://www.dltk-kids.com/animals/mfroglifecycle.htm -Templates
Life Cycle of a Butterfly http://www.ngfl-cymru.org.uk/vtc/2008-09/cynnal/discovery/eng/life_cycle_3.html - A simple drag and drop activity involving the completion of a diagram of the life cycle of a butterfly.
Make a Butterfly Feeder - Rainbow and Sunshine
Photos of Butterfly Life Cycle http://www.kidsbutterfly.org/life-cycle - check out Coloring Pages and Species Stories (based on North America)
Butterfly Memory Game: Match 8 pairs of pictures http://www.foremostbutterflies.com/butterfly_activities/memory1/memory1.htm
The Seaside and Pirates
The Little Red Ship http://ngfl.northumberland.gov.uk/english/littleredship/title.htm - This site has a lot to offer: ICT,CLL, PSRN
Problem Solving, Reasoning, and Numeracy
Counting http://www.silkysteps.com/family.cfm/auid/590/Calculator-Caterpillar/Activities-for-Preschool-Math/Caterpillar-Counters Caterpillar Counters from Silkysteps. This activity is to 10 but can be adapted to any number. Start collecting plastic lids NOW!
Number Lines : Great Day for Number Lines - Count on to find the sum. Two levels. http://www.hbschool.com/activity/numberline1_5_04/
Addition / Subtraction: http://www.kenttrustweb.org.uk/kentict/content/games/maths_menu.html
Ladybird's Spots Symmetry http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=butterfly - Make symmetrical patterns on the butterfly. Choose the "Spot on" option.
Doubles Game http://www.ictgames.com/bridgedoubles.html
Funny Fingers - an addition tool. Can also be used to show how to use fingers when doubling . http://www.ictgames.com/funny_fingers_v2.html
Scales/Problem Solving http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=simplescales -Use the Simple Scales to weigh the bears. Open ended activity that lends itself to problem solving activities.
Compare and order http://www.crickweb.co.uk/assets/resources/flash.php?&file=compare-order7 - Compare and order 3 objects: smallest/biggest, shortest/tallest, narrowest/widest