This is the page where you will find some links with specific activities that you can complete with your child who is in either year 5 or year 6 during these times at home.
Obviously you have all been sent home a learning pack as well which you can complete as and when you feel necessary but, please remember, you’re doing a fantastic job with your children and predominantly your children learn from you all day every day so whether you’re teaching them some fractions or you’re teaching them how to cook Spaghetti Bolognese it is all learning and we are all in this together!!
Make play dough or slime
Drawing and painting
Set yourself a 30 day lego challenge
Design and make cards for your loved ones/for a local care home
Basic home science experiments
Design a magazine/newspaper
Make a time capsule
Make a happy thoughts jar/boxes/journals
Fill a jar with the things you’re missing e.g. playing football with your friends, going to see your Nanny or Grandad
Make a scrap book of your happiest memories
Exercise (Youtube workouts) or The Body Coach is doing a daily PE lesson at 9am on his Youtube channel
Obstacle courses indoor or outdoor/the floor is lava is one of your favourites I know!!
Learn or make up a dance routine
Life skill activities
Cook dinner/make a pudding for your family
Sort/organise a room at home
Reorganise your cupboards/drawers/rooms so they’re tidier
Learn some DIY skills
Practice basic mathematics with money such as budgeting
Help with the cleaning/hoovering, it’s annoying but we’ve all got to do it!
Learn to use the washing machine/hoover/cooker/oven
Learn how to change your bed sheets
Get the garden ‘summer ready’ hopefully for when this is all over and we can enjoy a nice BBQ and a kick about!
Send emails/letters/pictures to your friends and family – keep them updated with what you’re doing
Play some board games and jigsaws – yes that’s right, we all have to take turns!
Learn more about a topic that interests you and make a presentation – it could be on any subject!
Handwriting practice – to do lists/ shopping lists – don’t lose that beautiful writing you all have!
Read a book a week and do a book review – this will help keep your mind stimulated!
Start a book club with friends and discuss the book together online/through texts
Have a pyjama day or a movie day – this is okay every once in a while and I know Disney+ has just been released!
Look through old photos and memory boxes
Make a random act of kindness list of things you can do when this pandemic is over
Have a tablet/console/phone free day – your eyes need the break!!!
Limit your screen time each day and be strict with yourself!
Research and find your favourite positive affirmation or quote
Learn a new skill or try something new
Teach someone in your family a skill
Make yourself a daily routine
Support your parents or carers to implement a rules and boundaries chart at home – similar to the routine you keep at school
Start finding podcasts to listen to – grow your knowledge and look after your mental health
Curriculum based activities
Mr Raynor has made his very own teaching Youtube channel – he’s uploading videos daily so follow the link below:
These are also some useful websites: