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Thursday's Joke

Why can't a bicycle stand up by itself?


Because it's two-tired!

 

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Maths

For this activity you will need the height chart below.

 

Can you collect some toys to measure? 

Can you stand your toy on the floor next to the height chart and mark on the chart where the top of your toy is? 

Can you measure all the toys you have collected? 

Which is your tallest toy? 

Which is your shortest toy? 

Can you put your toys in height order? 

 

Have ago at measuring members of your family.

Who is the tallest?

Who is the shortest?

Phonics

Today we are learning a brand new sound it is...........

ar

Watch the lesson with me below.

Learn ar with me

Understanding the World

Last week we began learning all about Chinese New Year. We looked at how people around the world prepare for the celebration. Today we are going to be learning about how they celebrate the special festival.

 

Watch the video below.

CBeebies: Celebrating Chinese New Year - Let's Celebrate

 

Last week also looked at the different Chinese Zodiacs.  According to the Chinese calendar, the year you were born may determine your personality. Every year is represented by an animal, and legend has it that people born under that animal have certain personality traits.

 

Can you remember which animal represented your birth year?

 

Watch the video below to learn how the Zodiac years were named by the Jade Emperor.

CBeebies | Chinese New Year (Lunar New Year) | Zodiac Story

Writing Challenge

Write one sentence about how people around the world celebrate Chinese New Year. If you get stuck re-watch the videos above.

 

Collective Worship

Watch the videos below and consider the following questions:

-How are people in Australia showing courage?

- What would happen if people didn’t show courage to help?

-What difference is having courage making to the country?

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