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EYFS - May 18th 2020

Please note this is a guide of what children will be doing in school, there is no requirement for all of these tasks to be completed each day! Timings are just a guide, do what suits you and your child each day.

Learning Timetable



2 minutes

Morning Greeting

10 minutes

Handwriting Practise

Practise writing some of the tricky words we have covered so far. Attached is a list of those we have covered click here, or you can use the ones in your word box.

30 minutes

Understanding of the World

Explain to children that this week’s learning is our last week all about how we grow and change and how some of our favourite animals grow and change too! Watch the clip growing and changing on BBC bitesize and discuss with your child.

What things can babies do, toddlers, children adults? Complete the cut and stick activity to support discussion or draw own pictures/cut pictures from magazines and stick into book we sent home.

1 hour

Maths: Recap on money.

Can you show your child some of the coins you have at home (and notes too if you have them) can they recognise the value of the coins. Can you put them in order from the smallest amount to the largest amount?  Try this PowerPoint How quickly can they guess the coin?

Have a game of shops. Get your child to put some prices involving pennies onto items around the house. Take it in turns to play shop keepers.

Have a go at the money game on Top Marks click here. There are several games and levels to choose from



20 minutes


Online DFE approved phonics lessons, if you want to top up phonics skills whilst you work.. Click here to access


Mrs Allard/Mrs Whitehouse  - recap on sounds from last week.  Remind the children of some of the words they can be found in. Introduce the sounds: air ( as in hair) Play the dinosaur egg game on ICT games ( air sound) Click here to play

Mrs Deakin-Smith/Miss Newton/Mrs Miles groups: -

Watch Mrs Jones video sent on Twitter to recap all sounds.

Say the words – fish  shop, thumb think  chop etc.  Ask, what digraphs they can hear? Is it at the beginning, middle or the end of the word?  Can they remember any other words with the digraphs in?    Can you write them down in a list?

Keep practising your tricky words:

Tricky words song– I, the, to, go, no, he, she, we
click here

Tricky words song – me, be, you, are, was, all, they and my 
click here

1 hour

English: Listen to the story of ‘Titch” click here

Discuss how Titch felt at the beginning of the story and at the end. Retell the story in their own words. Choose a favourite part form the story and write a sentence using those finger spaces, capital letters and full stops.

You may want to use the template provided.

Lunch Break

20 minutes


Listen to a story – ask an adult or sibling to read to you or get your own reading book and read to your grown up/siblings or toys 😊


1 hour

Child Initiated Time

choose an activity from the suggestions below or play something you really want to:

  • Make a baby book. Ask an adult to help make a book of pictures from when you were a baby to now.
  • Choose your favourite animal. Can you use the internet (with an adult) to find out some key facts about how they grow and change?
  • Have a picnic with your favourite dolls/toys.
  • Collect shoes/clothes form the people in your house. Can you put them in size order?
  • Do some dressing up! Ask an adult or and older brother and sister if you can try on some of their clothes!
  • Make a mask of people who help us to use in your play. use the templates provided. Lots to choose from so don’t print them all!
  • Can you make a pinwheel like Titch? Click for template

5 minutes

Relax and reflect!