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Week 6 (W/C 11.05.20)

Monday 11th May 2020

Story Focus: Goldilocks and the Three Bears


Play 'I Spy with My Little Eye'.

I Spy teaches young children to hear the first sound in a word, for example the 'b' in bear or the 'm' in mummy.

To extend this activity you could count how many of each story item you can spot. 


Listen to the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Can you retell the story together at home?

Can you start your story with 'Once upon a time' and finish it with 'The End'

Think about what happens when Goldilocks ate the porridge. Did she like them all? What happened to the chair? And in the end who came into the bedroom?


For Numeracy this week we would like you to follow the White Rose Maths online lessons. 

Every lesson comes with a short video showing you clearly and simply how to help your child to complete the activity successfully. Follow the link below, click Early Years and access a week of learning of your choosing. There may be a particular week which is focused on a book your child enjoys or you may just want to do this weeks set of lessons.

Tuesday 12th May 2020


Use playdough to make some props from the story. Ask your child to name each object they make. Emphasise the initial sound of each object e.g. b-b-bowl, b-b-bed, p-p-porridge or ch-ch-chair. 

Can you make the objects different sizes and put them in order from smallest to biggest? 


Listen to the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears.

Take a look at these pictures from the story there are some differences, can your little detectives spot them all?

Wednesday 13th May 2020


Have a go at this activity book which includes instructions for children to join in with the story of Goldilocks using everyday items and homemade musical instruments. Use shakers, spoons, bowls and more to bring the story to life. A great way to practise the listening and sound skills needed for phonics and pre-reading, as well as imagination and music.


Have a go at this Science Experiment. Talk about what makes a bed comfy. Encourage the use of adjectives to describe the bed such as soft, lumpy, comfortable or hard. 

Talking points...

Why did Goldilocks like Baby Bear’s bed?

What was wrong with the other beds?

Can you use these materials to build a bed?

Which materials were good for a bed and which were not so good?

Which materials made the best bed?

Are there any other materials you would like to try out?

Thursday 14th May 2020


Can you spot which objects rhyme with the words 'bed', 'chair' and 'big'. 


Encourage your child to be actively involved in retelling the story Goldilocks and the Three Bears by allowing them to experience the story through all of their senses!

Friday 15th May 2020


Play Describe and Find It

Set up a model farmyard. Describe one of the animals but do not tell your child its name. Say, for example: This animal has horns, four legs and a tail. Ask them to say which animal it is. Ask them to make the noise the animal might make.

This activity can be carried out with other sets of objects such as zoo animals, toy sets, transport (e.g. aeroplane, car, train, bus, boat) and musical instruments. It can be made more challenging by introducing sets of random objects to describe and name.


Can you find the images in the circles at the bottom, within the picture itself?