ACTIVITIES – Year 4 CURIOUS MOMENT – What can you create? – Use your imagination this week to create and build! Look around your home to find materials to build with: Legos, Duplos, Play-Doh, blocks, boxes, wood, paper, blankets, sticks, string, sand, mud etc. 1) Design and build with your materials. It can be anything! 2) Talk to your family about what you made. 3) Draw a picture in a journal or on a piece of paper and write a sentence or two about what you built and why you like it. COOKING – Make a tasty dish at home. Write a list of instructions on how you made your tasty treat. Draw a picture of your delicious dish. Use your maths knowledge to write a recipe for the same dish but for half the amount. Keep a diary of your daily activities, record what you have been doing and how you have been feeling. Storytelling – share a favourite family memory – Talk to an adult about their childhood memories. Ask them to tell you the story and to share lots of details. 2) Draw a picture of the story. 3) Retell the story aloud to your family member. 4) Write down the story or your favorite part of the story. Times table rock stars – 10 minutes (recommended 2 games on studio, 2 games on soundcheck and then children’s own choice.) Please keep challenging teachers and your classmates. Create a times table game using scratch. Test it out on your family. https://scratch.mit.edu/ Daily spelling and handwriting daily practise. Physical exercise is so important. Why not try Jo Wicks PE challenge. https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1/video Reading has so many benefits so it is important to encourage your child to read throughout the day. Other activities this may then lead to include writing a character description, drawing a scene from the book, predicting what might happen next or making their own alternative ending to the story.