First Class Activities 2nd - 5th June

Dear Parents and Guardians, Our home learning theme for June is Summer. The First Class Teaching Team have put together a plan of activities.
First Class Activities 2nd - 5th June

Dear Parents and Guardians,

We hope you are all keeping safe and well. We have created a plan of activities on the theme of "Summer". There is a range of subjects and activities from which to choose. Whichever you choose to do we encourage you to do it at your child's own pace.

Best wishes

Ms Beakey, Ms Bennett, Ms Coghlan, Ms Dunphy, Ms Gibbons, Ms King

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Congratulations to everyone who took part in the Lego Challenge. We looked forward to seeing your photos of the amazing structures and inventions every week. To everyone who took part, your certificate is on the way. Well done.

Recommended Books

It is important that we continue to keep 2 metres distance between ourselves and other people when we are out doors. This can be difficult for young children to understand.If you haven't had a chance yet we recommend watching the following two videos. They explain physical (social) distancing for young children

Explaining Social Distancing to Children | Meet the Helpers

What is physical distancing? | CBC Kids News

The following books help children understand why we are staying at home for now and reassure them that this time will pass. Click on the links to the e-books. The PDF book "The Oyster and the Butterfly: The Coronavirus and me" is attached below.

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Everybody Worries

Stay Home Super Heroes

Free resources available on Twinkl.

If you have not already done so go to and sign up using the code IRLTWINKLHELPS. Get access to stories, games, lessons and printables.

Tuesday 2nd June


Play Twenty Wins. Will you be the winner?

Screenshot 2020-05-30 at 20.32.24.pngChallenge Question:

Joe and Maria played Snap. Joe played 3 more games than Maria. If they play 11 games in total between them, how many games did they each play?



Adjectives are words that we use to describe something. Read the following sentences. The adjective is the word in red.

  • Look at the yellow house.
  • Sean has a fluffy dog.
  • The shark has enormous teeth.

Shark.jpgIn the pack we sent home is a worksheet Finding Adjectives.

Have a go at finding the adjectives in the first part. Then try rewriting the sentences using different adjectives.

If you didn’t collect a pack from school last week, don’t worry, the worksheet is attached.


Leafs.jpgLeaf Art

Look at some of the amazing pictures you can make with leaves.

If you’re out and about, look for some leaves and flowers and see what you can make.

See attached file for more ideas of things you can make with leaf art.


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The Day the Crayons Quit

Take a break and listen to this great story. It’s a very funny story about a box of crayons who got annoyed and wrote letters to their owner Duncan to tell him why. Enjoy the story.

Wednesday 3rd June

  • See attached sheet

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In the pack we sent home there is a worksheet called This is Me.

Can you write some interesting facts about yourself using adjectives?

You can include words that describe your appearance (how you look) and your character (what kind of person you are e.g. brave, kind, strong).


Screenshot 2020-05-30 at 20.19.51.pngToday is Wednesday!

Listen to the story called Wacky Wednesday by Dr Seuss….

(Press pause after the lady reads each page so that you can find all the wacky things in the picture!)

Can you draw a wacky picture now? Have fun!


Screenshot 2020-05-29 at 18.06.23.pngDo the following workout 10 times!

  • Lie on your back on the ground.
  • Get up.
  • Star jump.

Thursday 4th June

Screenshot 2020-05-30 at 20.29.23.pngCreate and write out a magic recipe, then make it!

We would love to see photos of it.

Screenshot 2020-05-30 at 20.26.23.pngChallenge Question:

Ben practises piano every day for half an hour. For how many hours does he practise altogether in 4 days.


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It’s summer, hooray!!

We say goodbye to May and welcome June, the second month of summer.

Can you make up an acrostic poem about Summer orJune.

Best of luck!

Here’s a song about some of the things we do in summer.


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The weather is amazing at the moment.

Let’s hope it continues.

Make a sun or a sunflower.

See the instructions attached.


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Friday 5th June

See attached Sheet


Read Merena the Little Mermaid in Exercise your English, page 58.

  • Pretend some magic allowed you to visit Aqualand.
  • Did you meet Merena?
  • Did you see any interesting creatures or animals?
  • What did you love about your adventure?
  • Did something wonderful or crazy happen?

Write 4 or 5 lines titled My Adventure in Aqualand.


Screenshot 2020-05-30 at 22.03.20.pngIt’s Friday!

Make up a silly, fun dance to your favourite song!

OR just dance to your favourite song!


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You have worked so well this week. Well done!

Now go out and get some fresh air…

Download Section

First Class Activities 2nd-5th June.pdf

Maths Week 9.pdf

Finding Adjectives.pdf

Examples of leaf art.pdf

Paper Plate Sun Instructions.pdf

Hand Print Sunflowers Instructions.pdf

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