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Fun Activities to Try at Home


Kim's Game

A game using memory and observational skills!

Follow the link below to find a fun experiment using milk and food colouring. What do you notice at the beginning? Are there any changes? Which colours and shapes can you see? Can you use the cotton bud really fast to create lots of patterns at the same time? If you add another ingredient, what do you think will happen? Let's have some fun! laugh

Ikea Fort Ideas!

Nature's Paintbrushes

Gather some sticks and different leaves/ flowers and tie them together with string to make your own natural paintbrushes. Try and use different shapes and sizes of leaves/flowers to get different effects. Grab some paint and start creating your masterpiece

Apple Science 

Have a go at investigating what’s inside an apple - can you name the different parts? Or why not turn it see if it sinks or swims by turning it into a boat? Why do you think this is? 
You can even have a go at creating your own structure - all you need are toothpicks and apple pieces. This is a great activity for designing, problem-solving and developing fine-motor skills - and the best part is, you can eat it afterwards!

Junk Modelling

Remember junk modelling isn't just for at school! Get you child to use your recycling with sellotape or glue and see what they can create.


Playdough Recipe

Use the recipe below to make playdough with your child, this will be great for building up their strength for writing!


8 tbsp plain flour.
2 tbsp table salt.
60ml warm water.
food colouring.

Make Playdough With Tracy

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Hungry Little Minds

Use this link for a handy list of age approriate apps and activities for home learning


Rainy Days

Here's some ideas for rainy days! How about making some puddle art? Use pens on paper to create patterns with colour and leave it out in the rain! 


Whether you call it Tic Tac Toe or Noughts & Crosses, this is a great game to play with your child. You can use sticks and pebbles like below, or just use pen and paper. This game is fantastic for problem solving and adapting strategy - have a go!

At school, we use this platform to plan for our Art curriculum. It has many resources suitable for children, teenagers and parents. You can access this at home to engage in some fun art led activities!Below is a fun galaxy themed art project for your child to have a go at. Here is the link to the page.


Turn on the Subtitles

Turning on the subtitles when watching TV/Films helps us to read and with spellings. An easy way to support at home-just turn on the button.



Crafty Activity Ideas - open the document below to get the details


Use the link below to get some fantastic home learning ideas!




Try out this idea for weaving, lovely idea for keeping fingers busy and getting creative!