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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.