Year 1 mid-week challenges! English Keep going with that story writing! We know it’s tricky but writing longer pieces is a target in year 1. We know that you will impress us! And if you’d like a little something extra then watch this alternative version of Jack and the Beanstalk called Jim and the Beanstalk. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiizHAry5aU Maths Practice some number formation using some rhymes. Do it in the most creative way you can! Children often love the messiest ways! On paper, in flour or sugar on a tray, in shaving foam, in hair gel, in the mud or sand, on the ground using water and a paint brush, squirting water in bottles on a wall. Now challenge you child to higher numbers. They will need to know which digits make those numbers first. What two digits are in the number 45. 4 and 5 because there are 4 tens and 5 units. This video will help your child to understand the amount of tens and ones/ units in a number. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/z8sfr82/articles/zw4g2nb Be active Play the Dinosaur Song – get up, move and sing https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/school-radio/nursery-rhymes-dinosaurs/zv7rf4j Project Look at this Christopher Columbus PowerPoint. Ask your child to read some of the words and sentences. Discuss what you have found out! https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-h-023-the-story-of-christopher-columbus?sign_in=1 You can create your own Twinkl account for free at the moment.