April 12th is Easter Sunday. So, we are setting a challenge for homework based on this topic.
Your child’s challenge is to create a piece of work of their choice which represents something related to Easter.
These are some useful websites that could help to develop their knowledge of Easter and why it is celebrated:
Information book about how Easter is celebrated –
The Easter Story power point –
The Easter Story book – https://www.topmarks.co.uk/Easter/EasterStory.aspx
Listen to the Easter story – https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio/easter-story
Cartoon of the Easter story –https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhE6ELj2kVM
The Easter sand story – https://www.bing.com/videos/search?q=easter+story+in+sand&cvid=ce3b7425afa3439781a8551c61519155&PC=HCTS&ru=%2fsearch%3fq%3deaster%2bstory%2bin%2bsand%26cvid%3dce3b7425afa3439781a8551c61519155%26FORM%3dANAB01%26PC%3dHCTS&view=detail&mmscn=vwrc&mid=CB64BA15255ECEABA33ECB64BA15255ECEABA33E&FORM=WRVORC
Feel free for your child to use their own skills and creativity, but if you are stuck for ideas, you could choose from following:
Order pictures or write the Easter story – Easter story sequencing cards
Create a poem about Easter – some examples – http://easter.fundootimes.com/easter-poems/poems-for-kids.html
Create instructions on something you have made to do with Easter e.g. How to make chocolate nests – http://resources.sparklebox.me.uk/501-999/sb670.pdf
Go to twinkl – use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS to set up an account – https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
there are lots of maths resources here like:
Using Quantities and Objects They Subtract Two Single-Digit Numbers
Using Quantities and Objects They Add Two Single-Digit Numbers
Solving Problems – Sharing
Solving Problems – Halving Solving
Problems – Doubling
Finds One More or One Less Than
Counting and Ordering Numbers to 20
You could explore an Easter egg, measure it, weigh it, estimate and then count how many sweets are inside it/Can you share the sweets between two people? How many does each person have?
Do an Easter egg hunt – how many eggs did you find? Can you double it? Halve the amount?
Investigate and record how chocolate is made
Find out were it comes from and create a fact book or poster
Investigate how chocolate changes when it is heated or cooled –
Chocolate Melt Planning Sheet Chocolate Melting STEM
Make chocolate Easter nests – http://resources.sparklebox.me.uk/501-999/sb668.pdf
In your garden or during your short walk record what flowers or plants are starting to grow
Design your own Easter egg – t-t-5015-design-an-easter-egg-a4-activity-sheet_ver_2
Decorate an egg
Create an Easter card
Make a model Easter egg – using salt dough/play dough/paper mache
Complete an Easter colouring – t-t-002-ks1-easter-egg-template-colouring-sheets_ver_4
Create an Easter basket – t-c-254499-easter-themed-basket-craft_ver_1
Create an Easter animal –
Go to the twinkl website – use the code CVDTWINKLHELPS to set up an account.
Type in Easter Welsh into the search engine and choose any activity.
Create an obstacle course – include bunny hops/egg rolls etc
Have an egg and spoon race
Most importantly have fun!!!