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Supertato

Literacy

This week all our activities are based on the fantastic story 'Supertato'. First listen to the story using the link below or read it if you have it at home. 

SUPERTATO - AUDIO BOOK WITH PICTURES

Supertato read By Klair. written and ilustrated by Sue Hendra & Paul Linnet

Character Description

Discuss with your child what type of characters Supertato and the Evil Pea are. Can you write a list of adjectives to describe the two characters. You can use the template below or simply write it out on paper.  

 

Soup Ingredients

If you were to make a soup, what ingredients would you put in it? Look at some recipes at home and identify the features of them. They all contain a list of ingredients. Can you write a list of ingredients that you would put in your soup. Remember to use your phonics to sound out the words.  

Maths

Make a green grocers shop at home using some fruit and vegetables that you have. Encourage your child to make simple price labels for the items. Using 1p, 2p and 10p coins can your child buy items by counting out the correct amount of money. Before you start revise counting in 2s and 10s to consolidate the skill of counting 2p nd 10p coins. 

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Money Game

To consolidate your learning with money this week, play this money game below. Recap counting in 2's and 10's to help your child count the correct value of coins. You can select either the 1p, 2p or 10p coin option depending on how confident your child is at counting these coins. 

Art

Arcimboldo was a famous artist who would often use fruit and vegetables to make pictures. Look at the image below. What fruit and vegetables can you see? Using food you have at home, can you make a simple picture using them. It could be of a face or anything else you wanted. 

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Knowledge & Understanding

This is the perfect time of year to plant vegetables. Try planting some runner beans and watch how tall they grow. You can plant them directly into the soil. All you need is some strong sticks or bamboo canes for them to climb up. You could even try growing your own potato. See the video below for instructions. 

Grow Your Own Potatoes!

Potatoes are amazing! You can make them into french fries, baked potatoes, hash browns, potato chips, and tons of other tasty foods! And best of all, they're...

Challenges linked to Supertato

Here are some fun challenges you can do linked to the story.

 

1. Can you make your own Supertato or superhero using vegetables? See the picture below for some ideas.

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2. Vegetable soup is delicious! Can you help a grown up to make a vegetable soup? You can choose whatever vegetables you want to put in. Below is a simple recipe incase you are not sure how to make it. 
3. Make your own living forest. Cut off the tops of carrots and parsnips and place them in a shallow tray with water. Over time, watch them grow. 
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4. Can you make a picture by printing with potatoes or other vegetables? Ask a grown up to cut out some shapes in the potatoes and use them to either make a picture or a repeating pattern. 
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