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EYFS - May 4th 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 all the letters in the alphabet – are they correctly formed? Click here.

30 minutes

Tell the children that on Friday it is VE day. VE day is a celebration day. Some people celebrate it every year. It marks the end of World War II. This year it is 75 years since World II ended. We are going to plan a party (In our homes/gardens only)

The first thing we need to do is to write a list of who will be at the party. – Using your sounds write a list of the people that are in your home that will be attending the party! Don’t forget your pets!

1 hour


Warm up: 1 more and 1 less Click here.

Counting in 2s

Watch the video Part a

Find objects around the house put them into groups of twos and practise counting them. Remember to count in 2s!!!

20 minutes

Sign Language

Lesson 1 – Learning to sign the alphabet

Video here

1 hour


Mrs Allard/Mrs Whitehouse - Look at the sound ar (ar start the car). Read the story “A Shark in the Park”. Using a coloured pen or highlighter can you find all the words that have ar in them in the story.

Mrs Deakin-Smith/Miss Newton/Mrs Miles groups: - Mr T Phonics – z and zz sound

Video here

Can you: say the sound? write the sound?  What was your favourite way to do this from last week?

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 one of the activities below:

  • Make a medal – using any craft or junk materials you have around the house (tin foil is good for making medals)
  • Decorate a British flag – do you know which colours are in the British Flag?
  • Make Bunting to for party
  • Cooking – what food will you have at the party? Look at some of the World War II recipes attached. Could you cook a traditional recipe or would you prefer some of your favourite foods?
  • Listen to some traditional VE days songs on YouTube. Is it like the music we have today? How would you dance to it? Maybe you could see how people used to dance to the music.


5 minutes

Shared Reading

Enjoy reading a story with your choice or have a look at some of the online stories that are available.