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Week 4 (27th April - 1st May) - Dear Zoo (animals)

Dear Zoo

Dens

 

  • Provide your child with blankets and sheets to make an animal den.
  • Act out being an animal in the den. 
  • Look out for dens built by other people or good places to build a den if you go for a walk. 
  • Talk to your child about how the animals make their homes.

 

Make a den

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Make a den  2

 

 

We think Angus likes this den:

   

Prepositions (in, on, under, next to, in front of, between)

 

  • Can your child say where teddy is? Ask them to use prepositions (where  words).
  • When playing with your child, encourage them to put a toy in, on, under, next to, in front of, between other items.
  • Ask your children to tell you where to put something is using prepositions (in, on, under, next to, in front of, between).
  • Get your child to watch this prepositions video.

Where is my teddy?

Where is my teddy?  1 The teddy is ON the chair.
Where is my teddy?  2 Teddy is IN the car.
Where is my teddy?  3 Teddy is UNDER the table.
Where is my teddy?  4 Teddy is NEXT TO the plant pot.
Where is my teddy?  5 Teddy is BEHIND the broom.
Where is my teddy?  6 Teddy is IN FRONT of the bins.

Animal art and craft

Animal art and craft 1 Make animals out of household items.
Animal art and craft 2 Make animals out of food.
Animal art and craft 3 Make an animal collage (old magazines work well).

Painting stone animals.

Painting stone animals. 1 Get all the things you need.
Painting stone animals. 2 Try making a home for the animals.

Looking after your pets

 

If you have a pet at home, encourage your child to take part in their daily care. They could help feed, groom and clean up after your pet. 

 

Can they describe Mrs Price's pets? Do they have any questions about pets?

Looking after Mrs Price's pets

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Pets can’t look after themselves and need our loving care. They need to be fed and exercised. Have a look and see some of the things I do to care for my pets.

Mrs Price’s dogs Cyd and Angus going for a walk

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Dogs need lots of exercise because it stops them from getting fat or getting bored. Plus they can’t use a toilet like you do.
Have a look and see what Cyd and Angus get up to on their walk. Can you spot the bag of poo which needs to go in the bin. Why does the poo have to go in the bin?
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