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EYFS - May 5th 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



10 minutes

Handwriting practise – Practise writing all the numbers 1-20 – are they correctly formed?

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1 hour


Remind 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)

Now we have a list of people that will be coming to our house/garden party it is time to write an invitation to them. Why do we write an invitation? What information must we include on an invitation? Look at some examples of different types of invitations on google. Using the template provided write an invitation for your VE Day celebration on Friday. Don’t forget to use your phonic sounds to help you spell different words.

1 hour


Warm up: 1 more and 1 less

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Counting in 2s

Watch the video Part b

  • Find objects around the house put them into groups of twos and practise counting them. Remember to count in 2s!!!
  • Look at the pictures – count in 2s to find the answer

20 minutes

Sign Language

Lesson 2 – Food and animals

Video here

30 minutes


Mrs Allard/Mrs Whitehouse

Recap the sound ar (ar start the car). Look at minibeast scene. Can you spot the ar words? Write them down when you find them and see if you can read them.

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

Mr T Phonics – qu sound Click here

Practise letter formation for this sound qu

Sorting activity – qu

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

Read your reading book – or share a story with your family