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English, maths and science have a very chocolatey taste over the Easter break, with lots of maths, phonics, spelling and simple science investigations to keep chocolate-hunters busy and learning.
Exception words or tricky words are words in which the English spelling code works in an unusual way. Have a go at this game of memory match to test your knowledge of some tricky spellings!
The grapheme ‘ch’ is used to encode (spell) different sounds in English. Say each word aloud, then sort them into the table below.
Let's go alien hunting! Read each word aloud and decide whether you think it is a real word or an alien word.
The words below include the vowel graphemes ‘ear’, ‘air’, ‘ure’ and ‘er’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.
A polysyllabic word is a word that has more than one syllable. Can you break these polysyllabic words down into syllables?
There are lots of different ways of writing the /zh/ sound. Let's play mini bingo to help you learn them!
Cut out the words below and place them under the “sea”. Now it's time to go fishing!
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you have found all the cards, read them to your grown up. Sort each word into the table below. Which grapheme (‘ay’, ‘a_e’’, ‘ai’) has the most words? Which has the least?
These words include the vowel graphemes ‘ai’, ‘ee’, ‘igh’ and ‘oa’. Can you spot them? Cut out the words and place them face down on the table.Turn a card over and read it aloud. Which sound can you hear? Write the word in the table. Which sound has the most words? Which has the least?
Cut out the words and place them face down on a table. Working with a grown-up, take it in turns to turn a word over and read the word out. Can you say a sentence that contains the word?
Cut out these words and place them under the “sea”. Next, reach under the “sea” and pull a fish out, then read its word aloud. Can you catch all the fish?
To play, cut out the word cards and place them all face down on the table. Take it in turns to turn a card over and read the word and its individual syllables out loud. Keep the words you have turned over; when all the cards have been collected, count the total of syllables for all your words. The winner is the person with the most syllables.
Cut out the words below and ask your grown up to hide them around the room for you to find. No peeking! When you’ve found all the cards, read them to your grown up, then pick three to write sentences for.
Usually the way we read ‘g’ depends on the letter that follows it (there are exceptions). Learn the rule then see if you can sort these words into the table.
Cut out the words below, muddle them up and place them face down. Each player takes it in turns to turn two cards over and read the words aloud. If the words are the singular word and its plural when a suffix has been added they keep the pair; if not they turn them back over. When all the pairs have been collected the winner is the player with the most pairs.
Can you sort these singular words into the correct column to show how you'd form the plural?
With Christmas lists to write, present-delivery schedules to work out, Grotto problems to solve and light and dark experiments to try this bumper pack of festive learning activities will keep your child engaged over the Christmas break.
Write letters to Santa, help the elves by counting presents, build a Christmas model village and more with our collection of festive learning activities for children in Year 1 and Year 2. Guaranteed to keep kids engaged with learning in the run-up to the celebrations!