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Julia Donaldson


This week as part of our world book day celebrations we will be looking at the work of the author Julia Donaldson. 

Perhaps you have read some of her books? Do you have a favourite? 

What do you notice is the similar about all her books?


Enjoy the story What The Ladybird Heard below as play close attention to where Lanky Len and Hefty Hugh go when they visit the farmyard as you will be making your own maps or models this week.


What the Ladybird Heard

What the Ladybird Heard by Julia Donaldson.



How do you say healthy. Have a look at the pictures below and talk to an adult about how the children in the pictures are helping themselves to stay healthy.


Why is it important to do these things? What happens if we don't do them enough?


You might like to make a poster or a video explaining what you think.


What do we need to do to stay healthy?




Practise your handwriting using the cursive refiners videos or sheets.


Smaller Steps  - Print beginners or refiners.


Challenge yourself  - Letter joins at the bottom of the page.



Map of the farmyard

Can you make a map of the farm yard from What The Ladybird Heard?

When you have drawn your map you could colour it in too.


Preparing for school

Please watch this video and carry out the follow up activity.

Compass points

Mr Rogers give a quick introduction to the points of the compass.

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Using the compass points around a map

Add the compass to your map and tell the story of Lanky Len and Hefty Hugh.

Tricky word disco



We celebrate New Year on the 31st December, in China they celebrate their New Year on 12th February. They use lots of instruments in their celebrations, one of these is the Bolang Gu.

How to make your very own Bolang Gu

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