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Y2 Ongoing Blog 15.7.20

Please find below a list of activities that might like to do over the summer holidays. 

We will not be setting the usual work blog this week, but here is a collection of ongoing activities you might like to try at home.   

We will not be checking our emails regularly over the summer holidays and we will not be posting photos to the website, but if you do anything that you would like us to see,  please feel free to send it to us.  

Science 

Attached are a variety of Science activities you can try at home. 

Phonics  

Free phonics based reading activities: https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/ 

Reading 

There are a number of books to read online: 

 https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ 

https://www.burfordschool.co.uk/free-ebopks-and-online-reading-materials/ 

Maths  

Some free Maths games to play:   

Whizz Maths - These are all the free sample games without having to sign up. There are games for Year 1 - Year 6 children: https://www.whizz.com/maths-games/ 

Hit the Button – Great for times tables and number bond facts: https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button 

Maths Frame - https://mathsframe.co.uk/en/resources/worksheets#/?year=2 

Oxford Owl - https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/?s=maths+online+activity&fwp_post_types=activities 

Maths Is Fun - http://www.mathsisfun.com  

NRich - https://nrich.maths.org/9086 

Sums - http://www.sums.co.uk/index.htm 

Maths Chase - https://www.mathschase.com/ 

I See Maths - http://www.iseemaths.com/games-resources/ 

Online Safety 

There is one more online safety lesson from ‘Think U Know’: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/globalassets/thinkuknow/documents/thinkuknow/parents/pdf/thinkuknow-5-7s-home-activity-sheet-7.pdf  

Colouring 

There are some Axel Scheffler colouring in sheets on his website: https://axelscheffler.com/colouring-in  

Animal Programmes – Recommended by other Year 2 children 

Spy in the Wild series – A recommended series for animal lovers, getting up close to animals in the wild. https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m000dlxj/spy-in-the-wild?fbclid=IwAR13N-AS3Pv9OZiqIzG0Mm0W41E9iPFT6Y9Jqs-g5wPhy0mVIRBKRsZnu7A  

Deadly 60 – Looking at animals all over the world: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b00t2kc7/deadly-60?fbclid=IwAR2-xRpZpizwUZJfcoADMPOoI9rsZ38vioteRCfEitgOe7oQRlzuWZ9TMfw 

Springwatch – Animals that you would find in the UK: https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b007qgm3/springwatch?fbclid=IwAR1R-Pjr5Wmc1CO0NdthIHhQo2Qy6OFuuO8dViX3PEWaBGevhVWoJ9VZ3wY 

Space   

For any budding astronauts or space fans Tim Peake has done a series of videos, these were live chats but are still available to watch - Tim talks Space series of videos: 

#1 - https://safeYouTube.net/w/PSuM  

#2 - https://safeYouTube.net/w/vTuM    

#3 – https://safeYouTube.net/w/JTuM  

#4 – https://safeYouTube.net/w/VTuM  

#5 - https://safeYouTube.net/w/iUuM 

Theatre in Place  

A way of enjoying live snippets of theatre performances by navigating a series of different maps including Wonderland (Alice in) and Neverland (Peter Pan) https://www.theaterinplace.com/main/ 

Dinosaurs – A collection of dinosaur themed activities suggested by ‘The Natural History Museum’. 

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/try-this-at-home.html?utm_source=fb-image-post-20200514-vt&utm_medium=paid-social&utm_campaign=aka-nhmathome&utm_content=try-at-home-culture-2&utm_contentid=6210578008328&fbclid=IwAR2y1w6zrnx00xuOK9gPD_qUnK6UC2BqNpjEIZy_ATd45acRCvrrjbFIOeg 

Friends of the Earth  

Sign up for free, a variety of planet friendly activities you might like to try: https://act.friendsoftheearth.uk/act/sign-get-your-free-planet-friendly-activities?utm_source=social-media&utm_medium=paid-social&utm_campaign=nature&utm_content=FY1920-05_planet-friendly-lead-gen-segment5-education-general-interest&source=FN2005032&fbclid=IwAR3r5Q5NyEBhBREH202ozheMjjLJib5Gm1WHVn08ZYagSd4llvxI0N7cdSM 

50 Great things to do  

Summer Camp Trust are offering this booklet free to download/access online with a wide range of things you might like to try: 

https://www.summercampstrust.org/lockdown-activities?gclid=CjwKCAjw88v3BRBFEiwApwLevYLCoeV_zf35u6Sry7iuXY0QP5Bekv42LpbyqPHHkmfV2oc-0nJMGxoCbUcQAvD_BwE