Primary School

Relationships. Wellbeing. Achievement.

Monday 11th January

Suggested activities for Monday 11th January


We do not expect you to do them all


Our book of the week is Oliver’s Vegetables by Vivian French

You can find it here:




30 mins of reading time


30 mins of physical exercise


Maths activities 

  • Count to 10 forwards and backwards
  • Count to 20
  • Can you perform these number rhymes: One potato, two potato/ 12345, One I caught a fish alive
  • If you’re confident at adding one more can you find one less? Eg.  One less than 7 is 6
  • Can you make a sensible estimate up to 10 and understand that this can be checked by counting. Choose 10 sweets/ lego pieces etc. Ask someone to put some in their hand. You make a guess eg 5 then check by counting them. How many times can you estimate and be correct?
  • What shapes can you see below. How many circles? How many squares? How many triangles?  Draw your own shape pizza.


Literacy activities

  • Oliver travelled to grandpa’s house on the bus. Have you been on a bus? Talk to someone about how you like to travel – car, bus, bike, plane etc. Send us a video of you explaining how you like to travel.
  • Oliver said he didn’t eat vegetables. Do you like vegetables? Can you describe a vegetable you like?  Eg Peas are small, sweet and green. You can write or talk about them
  • How many words can you think begin with o – Have a look at this Alphablock video   
  • Have fun writing the letters o with a carrot. Dip the tip of a carrot in paint - just like this;

  • Can you read it , make it , write it  - Try these words       at cat sat hat rat fat

Creative activities

  • Be brave like Oliver and try a vegetable you’ve never eaten before. Tell a grown-up/send us a video/write about it. Use your senses. What does it feel like? Look like? Taste like? Smell like? Sound like? ( crunchy etc.)
  • Vegetables are healthy foods and we should eat lots of them. Can you tell someone what other foods are healthy and some that are not. Perhaps they can write a list for you. Maybe mum or dad will let you raid the cupboards and you can make a list with real foods
  • Play this healthy eating game
  • To be healthy you should eat 5 fruits and vegetables a day. Can you draw 5 that you like.