Find below links to websites and activities for your children staying at home during the Coronavirus outbreak.
Please also keep in touch with the class teacher, who will offer ideas and activities for the children to do during the break from school.
List of online education resources for home education from the Department for Education – an initial list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home, identified by some of the country’s leading educational experts and offer a wide range of support and resources for pupils of all ages.
Coronavirus social story – please see this short story explaining about Coronavirus, why schools are closed and what to do at home.
Coronavirus explained – a free information book explaining the Coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler
We’re hanging out at home – This book is for all of the children who are helping to keep the world safe.
A learning pack of ideas and videos from Cat based on the story of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar learning topic – click here to open/download the Word document with details about the learning topic
Below is also a Makaton signed version of The Very Hungry Caterpillar story from Signing Hands for you to enjoy. There is a fabulous printable resource from The Makaton Charity of the key signs and some symbols which you can download here: https://www.makaton.org/shop/shopping/stockDetails/TheVeryHungryCaterpillar
#Makaton Signed Story – The Very Hungry CaterpillarTo celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Eric Carle's classic story, here is our Makaton signed version for you to enjoy. There is a fabulous printable resource from The Makaton Charity of the key signs and some symbols which you can download here: https://www.makaton.org/shop/shopping/stockDetails/TheVeryHungryCaterpillar Have fun learning all the signs for days of the week, numbers, food and more! 🐛🍏🍐🍐🍓🍓🍓🍓🍊🍊🍊🍊🍊🍩🍦🥒🧀🦋
Posted by Singing Hands on Thursday, 9 May 2019
Now, as most people know, caterpillars are short, stubby and have no wings at all. Within the chrysalis the old body parts of the caterpillar are undergoing a remarkable transformation, called ‘metamorphosis,’ to become the beautiful parts that make up the butterfly that will emerge.
Here is a video of Cat’s butterflies and we also have a butterfly competition for you! Head on our News page for more information.