Wk 6/7 Themed Activities 25 May - 05 June 2020 Food Glorious Food

Here are some tasks we hope you will enjoy.  Please scroll down and select the tasks appropriate to your child.  

BLUE COLOURED TASKSare aimed at Pathway 1 pupils as well as pupils who prefer more interactive activities and require a higher level of support.

GREEN COLOURED TASKS - are aimed at pupils in the main body of the school.

PURPLE COLOURED TASKS - are aimed at pupils who would enjoy more of a challenge

 

PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A TWO-WEEK THEME

If you prefer, you can download and print off the sheets by clicking on the attachments at the bottom of the page.

 

Food Glorious Food

Aims:  These tasks are designed to be done with your child. Blue coloured tasks are aimed at Pathway 1 pupils as well as pupils who prefer more interactive activities and require a higher level of support. These are tasks we hope you will enjoy, please select the ones you feel are most appropriate for your child.

Thinking

Literacy Focus

Building story sequencing and language skills.  Expressing a personal preference leading to sensory and core literacy sounds work.

 

Speaking, Listening & Communication, Reading and Writing:

Resources:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY

No internet, no problem - story and task sheets on the powerpoint below…

          Powerpoint Week 6 The Very Hungry Caterpillar BLUE as

 Food items from your cupboard for the Food Challenge task, pen/pencil.

Youtube Clip - a signed story 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'

 

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Speaking, Listening & Communication, Reading and Writing:

Resources:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItPdeUnu5UI

No internet, no problem - story and task sheets on the powerpoint below…

          Powerpoint Week 6 Green Eggs & Ham BLUE as

Food items from your cupboards for Fun Food Challenge, pen/pencil.

 

Youtube clip: Signed Story: "Green Eggs and Ham"

 

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Maths Focus

 

 

Listen to the story ‘give me half'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hVaxiJB6Fls

  • Discuss the meaning of a whole and a half? What does this look like? Can you find examples around your house?
     
  • Draw and cut out shapes and attempt to fold/ cut these in half
     
  • Do you know what a quarter is? What does this look like? Can you cut your shapes from halves into quarters?

*CLUE* all of the parts have to be of equal size!

If you need help, remind yourself of what a quarter is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryGvCNDoAR0


Create and decorate your own pizza! Either real or pretend!!

  • Think about what you know about fractions, make a pizza and cut it into enough equal pieces to feed your family. How many slices did you cut? Do you know what this is as a fraction? Remember to make sure each slice is equal!


Number rhymes - sing the songs and practise your counting!

  • 5 currant buns - you could make some fresh buns to count along with and then eat! https://www.thespruceeats.com/peter-rabbit-english-currant-buns-4140348
     
  • 20 fat sausages frying in the pan - cook some sausages and sing along to the song, remember to share them though!
     
  • 10 green bottles hanging on the wall - decorate and line up some plastic bottles to play!
     
  • 1,2,3,4,5, once I caught a fish alive - create some fish and float them in a small tub, practise catching them with a rod!

Guess the shape and size

  • Put a selection of goodies on a tray without anyone seeing what’s on the tray. Blindfold the person or hold the tray on their lap sitting at a table, if they don’t like the blindfold cover with paper tissue to smell & taste].
  • Touch, smell, taste and guess what is on the tray, eat if you like it![Stay safe! -separate tray for each person]
     
  • Remember to use a variety of words to describe the shape and size. Challenge yourself and guess the weight too! 
 

Science Focus

Task 1: Healthy Packed Lunch  - Draw or create a packed lunch of healthy foods. What kind of foods are good for the body?

Link: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/au-t-t-2399-australia---healthy-eating-lunch-activity

Task 2: Raisin Experiment: Make the most of the sun and make raisin. This is a fun visual experiment where you only need grapes and sunshine

Link:http://www.learnplayimagine.com/2014/05/making-raisins.html

 

Task 3: How to make your own fizzy lemonade - In this simple science experiment, you mix a base with an acid to get a chemical reaction!

Link:https://www.learnwithplayathome.com/2014/09/how-to-make-fizzing-lemonade-edible.html

 

Task 4: Apple science experiment -  Find out what keeps apples from browning!

Link: https://teachbesideme.com/apple-science/

 

Creativity

Cooking/Technology 

 

Cooking:

Task 1: Rainbow fruit salad recipe  -  Why not make a rainbow fruit salad. Maybe try fruits that you have never eaten before.

Link:https://livingwellmom.com/rainbow-fruit-salad-recipe-perfect-for-kids/#tasty-recipes-53274

Task 2: Guess the missing food game - Here are the instructions:

  1. Set up a tray of about 9 items.
  2. All look at the tray of food items for 1 minute and then cover.
  3. While everyone else closes their eyes, eat or remove one.
  4. Then uncover and take turns to look and say what's missing.

Use more or less items to suit who is playing


Task 3: Caterpillar Salad - Following on from the book ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ in the English activity section above, why not try and make your own salad using some of the ingredients in the story.

 

Attached: PDF - Caterpillar Salad Recipe - Blue

Drama / Arts / Music

 

 

Task helpful clip to watch:

Arcimboldo’s imaginative portraits
-
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-C_UQl3aVg

Key Information:

Guiseppe Arcimboldo is famous for making faces/portraits using food, he used fruits, vegetables and fish in his paintings. Can you make a face/portrait out of real food and then photograph it, you could send us the pictures to put on the website!

Discuss his portrait below what face features can you spot, what food are they made with?

Then use real food to make your own face out of food!

Materials Needed:

A range of types of food or a meal

A plate

Soap for cleaning hands

 

Keywords:

Shape Face Eyes, Nose, Mouth Ears, Neck, plan idea.

 

Other optional tasks for wider learning:

Draw food: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ2kikCY6eI

 

Food Rhymes:

  • 4 & 20 blackbirds baked in a pie;
  • Half a pound of tuppenny rice;
  • Bananas in pyjamas;
  • On top of spaghetti (the meatball song); 

 

Health & Wellbeing 

Physical Activity

 

The PE staff have uploaded another video onto the school’s Youtube channel. Check it out and have a go!

 

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Cosmic kids yoga ‘Betsy the banana’ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40SZl84Lr7A

ThisIsPE: Updated 3 times a week. Fun and easy activities to be done at home. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thisisPE

Nike Move Crew: Fun games and dance activities led by Nike athletes.  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nike+move+crew

Go Noodle I Get Moving: Lots of videos to get children moving, dancing and exercising with lots of music and singing. https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames

The Baked Bean game - Great for families or groups

Caller shouts out a type of BEAN and the participants move in ‘bean type’ of movement

Example:

Runner bean - runs

Jelly bean - wobbles

Baked bean - stands still [freeze]

Jumping bean - jumps

Kidney bean…walk on all fours [bottom up high]

Green bean...tiptoe through the grass

Black eyed bean…dances

Butter bean - skips

Or make up your own actions!!

 

Healthy Eating Colouring activity - Colour in all the different foods.
 

Healthy Eating Meal activity: Design your own meal

 

The Eatwell Guide video -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MlE4G8ntss

Eat like an athlete - https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/eat-athlete-hub

 

Dance:

Starter- How many ‘food’ songs and dances can you think of?

Copy the Party in the kitchen Dance-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xAMFq0THx-k

Copy the Hot Potato Dance-

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g8yzs4Li_1k

 

Food Glorious Food

Aims: These tasks are designed to be done with your child. Green coloured tasks are aimed at
pupils in the main body of the school.
Tasks are a mixture of interactive tasks  and tasks which
build core skills. These are tasks we hope you will enjoy, please select the ones you feel are most
appropriate. 

Thinking

Literacy Focus

Developing story sequencing and language skills. Expressing a personal opinion giving reasons from the text. Building skills planning and writing a descriptive paragraph.

Key Terms to try and learn:  These are good revision for storytelling from our Week 4 pack of work.

noun = naming words eg pizza, burger, banana, cake

verb = doing word eg The Trunchbull marched onto the platform

adjective = describing word e.g. special, chocolate cake OR greedy little thieves

adverb = tells you more about the verb eg the Trunchbull barked suddenly.

simile = describing something by comparing it with something else          eg sneaked like a serpent

punctuation = .   ,   ?   !   ‘  we need these to help the reader understand.

paragraph = section of writing about the same thing.

 

Speaking & Listening  + Reading:

Resources: 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOQeU_6vbeg

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0cla_h_f8M

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjUq1HSbfRU

  Powerpoint - W6 FoodReadDiscuss+Compare GREEN as

Youtube clip - A story read for you - 'Harry Potter'

 

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Youtube clip - A story read for you 'Matilda'

 

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Speaking & Listening + Writing:

Resources:  Powerpoint W6 Food DescriptiveWriting GREEN as

                     Food from your kitchen cupboards

 

Maths Focus

 

 

Create your own home tuck shop!

Set yourself a budget of £1 a day, collect all your snacks into a basket and create a price list. Play shop and practise your money skills at home.

  • Can you recognise the smallest way to make an amount?
  • Can you calculate change from an amount?
  • What would you have to put back if you went over budget?
  • If you saved up from the previous day's budget, what else could you buy?

 

How much is a portion?

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/elibrary/resource/25337/going-bananas
 

Guess what is in the bag

  • Put a variety of food in a bag that you cannot see through e.g. whole fruits. Put your hand in the bag and think about guessing what item is. Can you describe the shape/size/weight.

 

Make & play ‘Chocolate wrapper dominoes’

  • You need 28 mini chocolate wrappers, cut each in half across the word e.g.  BOU- - - NTY.
  • Stick 2 different halves onto a piece of card [end to end] e.g. SnickersBounty KERS/BOU
  • Cut out each card, keeping a different chocolate wrapper at each end joined up.
  • Cut out 4 of each kind of chocolate wrapper e.g. 4 Bounty wrappers, 4 snickers wrappers etc. make them up as 2 halves stuck together. 
  • You need  7 different types of chocolate bar wrapper altogether  e.g. 4 MARS   4 Malteeser  4 Bounty  4 Twix  4 Snickers, 4 Fudge, 4 Crunchie
You need 28 cards altogether to  play dominoes. 7 x 4 = 28. Celebrations or fun size bars work well. 

Science Focus

Additional Useful Link:

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk
/conditions-and-treatments/general-health-advice-children/eat-smart/food-science/food-group-fun

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/ks2-food-science-experiment-activity-pack-t-sc-2549324

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Task 1: Food that the body needs - This activity looks at the information on the food packages at home

 

Link: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/ztr3cdm

 

Task 2: Making Sourdough - Love cooking and experimenting?! Make your own sourdough (and maybe even make some bread?)

Link:https://www.kingarthurflour.com/recipes/sourdough-starter-recipe

 

Task 3: Bake a Potato Experiment - Find out What is the fastest way to bake a potato by completing this experiment.

 

Link:https://leftbraincraftbrain.com/fastest-way-bake-potato-baked-potato-science-fair-project/

Creativity

Cooking/Technology 

 

 

Cooking:

Task 1: Food sorting game  -  This is a fun interactive game which allows you to gain more knowledge on nutrition and basic food groups.

Link:https://www.healthyeating.org/Healthy-Kids/Kids-Games-Activities/My-Plate-Match-Game

 

Task 2: Grow your own - Why not try to grow your own fruit and vegetables at home. This website shows you what to grow this month as well as giving you a guide on how to do this.

Link: https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/grow-your-own

 

Task 3: Simple Recipes - Here are a few simple recipes that you can make together as a family. Why not choose one from these selections and try to use some of the skills you have learnt in your cooking lessons at school.

Attached: PDF - Simple Recipes - Green and Purple

 

Technology

Task 1: Shopping List - Create a food shopping list using Microsoft Notepad. The attached link shows you how to use Notepad on your computer.

●Open up Start, All Programs, Accessories, Notepad

●Use title ‘shopping list’

●List each food item required/desired underneath

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=htW1lOZIYfQ

 

 

Drama / Arts

 

 

ART:

Task Focus: Making a face from food and taking a photo of your ‘Food Art’ for us!

Task helpful clip to watch:

Arcimboldo’s imaginative portraits-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-C_UQl3aVg

Key Information:

Guiseppe Arcimboldo is famous for making faces/portraits using food, he used fruits, vegetables and fish in his paintings. Can you make a face/portrait out of real food and then photograph it, you could send us the pictures to put on the website!

Discuss his portrait below what face features can you spot, what food are they made with?

Then use real food to make your own face out of food!

Materials Needed:

A range of types of food or a meal

A plate

Soap for cleaning hands

Keywords:

Shape Face Eyes, Nose, Mouth Ears, Neck, plan idea.

 

Other optional tasks for wider learning:

Regular-challenging Tasks-4 Fun food for kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThY9ZcOFCmI

Mindful Monsters you can sign up and down load a great activity pack https://mindfulmonsters.co.uk/schools

Food line drawings: Watch the video to learn how to draw different foods:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YQ2kikCY6eI

 

Health & Wellbeing 

Physical Activity

 

The PE staff have uploaded another video onto the school’s Youtube channel. Check it out and have a go!
 

 

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Cosmic kids yoga ‘Betsy the banana’   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40SZl84Lr7A
 

ThisIsPE: Updated 3 times a week. Fun and easy activities to be done at home. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thisisPE
 

Nike Move Crew: Fun games and dance activities led by Nike athletes.  https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nike+move+crew
 

Go Noodle I Get Moving: Lots of videos to get children moving, dancing and exercising with lots of music and singing. https://www.youtube.com/user/GoNoodleGames

 

 

Bean game - Great for families or groups

Caller shouts out a type of BEAN and the participants move in ‘bean type’ of movement

Example:

Runner bean - runs

Jelly bean - wobbles

Baked bean - stands still [freeze]

Jumping bean - jumps

Kidney bean…walk on all fours [bottom up high]

Green bean...tiptoe through the grass

Black eyed bean…dances

Butter bean - skips

Or make up your own actions!!

 

The Eatwell Guide video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MlE4G8ntss

 

Eat like an athlete - https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/eat-athlete-hub
 

Healthy Meal Eating - Divided plate sorting activity.

 

Healthy Eating Meal activity: Design your own meal

 

Dance fitness Challenge!: How many…

  • Punch forwards 10x, Up 10x, Down 10x, To the side 10x
  • Push up on knees 10x
  • High Knee Jog 30secs
  • Heel raises 10x

What can you do? Log it down and try to aim to beat the score at least twice this week!

 

Watch the Strictly come dancing version of ‘Food glorious food’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Daekcl6t3z0

How many travelling moves could you see? Can you try these in a safe space?

 

 

Food Glorious Food

Aims:  These tasks are designed to be done with your child. Purple coloured tasks are aimed at pupils who would enjoy more of a challenge .  These are tasks where pupils should be working with greater independence, however  please take time to support pupils in starting the tasks and build communication skills. 

Thinking

Literacy Focus

Building skills close
reading, annotating
identifying and
recording key
information.
Expressing a
personal opinion
using evidence
 from the text.

Higher Challenge:

Planning, structuring
and writing an argument.

Key Terms to try and learn: 

protagonist = the leading
character in a play,
 film or novel

close reading = a careful
attention to individual
words, phrases and
sentences in a text.

annotate = add notes giving
an explanation or comment

compare = make note of
the similarities and
differences

quote = words from the text

argument = exchange
of different views

inference = a conclusion
reached on the basis of
evidence and reasoning

impression = an idea,
feeling or opinion
about something or
 someone - formed on
the basis of evidence

 

Speaking & Listening and Reading Comprehension: 

Resources: Powerpoint Food Read Discuss+Compare PURPLE as

These links are in the powerpoint…

Oliver Twist   
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hEQDllvuy1I                           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tOkpntQtBM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHRwmfSfl7A

Harry Potter 
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A0cla_h_f8M

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HjUq1HSbfRU

Matilda         
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EOQeU_6vbeg
 

Planning and Writing - Forming and Argument :           

Resources:  Powerpoint Food Constructing An Argument Writing PURPLE as        

 

Maths Focus

 

 

Mrs Mistry drinks too much coffee!

Mrs Mistry drinks 3 cups of instant coffee at home, and twice a week she buys a coffee from Starbucks. How much money could Mrs Mistry save if she gives up coffee for 40 days? (Round the amount to the nearest penny) How much money would Mrs Mistry save if she gave up only buying from Starbucks?

  • Starbucks sells coffee for £2.75 a cup
  • A 180g jar of instant coffee costs £4.60 - 1.8g makes 1 cup of coffee

Maths word search. As there is no list, it makes them harder to find! How many can you find?



Key terms - write a definition for each term. Try first without researching it online or in a dictionary if you can!


 

Maths riddles

 

 

Science Focus

https://www.gosh.nhs.uk
/conditions-and-
treatments/general-health
-advice-children/eat-smart/
food-science/food-
group-fun

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/
resource/ks2-food-science-experiment-activity-pack-t-sc-2549324

 

Task 1: Poster on Eat Well Plate - Create a  poster of a balanced meal on a plate (Eatwell plate) by selecting the required portions of healthy food needed from each food group.

  • For each category write a short explanation of why each group is important to our wellbeing.
  • Remember to include: Fruit and vegetables, Carbohydrates, Dairy and Alternatives, Protein, Fats and Sugars

For interactive version use: https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5470-large-food-groups-poster

For ideas use:

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resource/t-t-5470-large-food-groups-poster

 

Task 2: Chemistry Cake Experiment - see what happens when you leave out certain ingredients.

Link:https://teachbesideme.com/kitchen-chemistry-cake-experiment/

 

Task 3: How to make Edible Glass -  Just like real glass, sugar glass is made from tiny grains which when allowed to cool, transform into an amorphous transparent sheet, which is solid yet brittle. What does amorphous mean? We’ll get on to that later!

Link: https://gosciencekids.com/sugar-glass-edible-science-kids/

 

Task 4: DIY Solar Oven S’mores - Take advantage of the lovely weather and combine science with the pleasure of eating s’mores!

Link:https://desertchica.com/diy-solar-oven-smores-kids-science-experiment/

 

Creativity

Cooking/Technology 

 

 

Cooking:

Task 1: Simple Recipes - Here are a few simple recipes that you can make together as a family. Why not choose one from these selections and try to use some of the skills you have learnt in your cooking lessons at school. Try to be as independent as you can when following these recipes.

Attached: PDF - Simple Recipes - Green and Purple

 

Task 2: Awesome Pizza Recipe - Here is a recipe for pizza dough and also an additional space for you to design your own pizza topping using the worksheet to fill in.

Attached: PDF -  Awesome Pizza Recipe - Purple

 

Technology:

Task 1: Shopping Word Search - Create an online shopping wordsearch. Read Shopping Online - page 3 to help you to create a word search online or by hand. Use/highlight the keywords related to online shopping to use in your wordsearch..

Link to information on online shopping: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/guides/zbxbkqt/revision/1
Word search can be created online at the below website:
Link:  http://thewordsearch.com/

 

Drama / Arts

 

 

 

ART/DRAMA/MUSIC

Task Focus: Making a face from food and taking a photo of your ‘Food Art’ for us!

Task helpful clip to watch:

Arcimboldo’s imaginative portraits-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-C_UQl3aVg

 

Key Information:

Guiseppe Arcimboldo is famous for making faces/portraits using food, he used fruits, vegetables and fish in his paintings. Can you make a face/portrait out of real food and then photograph it, you could send us the pictures to put on the website!

Discuss his portrait below what face features can you spot, what food are they made with?

Then use real food to make your own face out of food!

 

Materials Needed:
A range of types of food or a meal

A plate

Soap for cleaning hands

Keywords:
Shape Face Eyes, Nose, Mouth Ears, Neck, plan idea.

Other optional tasks for wider learning:

Regular-challenging Tasks-4 Fun food for kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThY9ZcOFCmI

Mindful Monsters you can sign up and down load a great activity pack https://mindfulmonsters.co.uk/schools

 

Health & Wellbeing 

Physical Activity

 

The PE staff have uploaded another video onto the school’s Youtube channel. Check it out and have a go!

 

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ThisIsPE: Updated 3 times a week. Fun and easy activities to be done at home. https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=thisisPE

 

Fitness Blender: Build your own circuit training session

https://www.fitnessblender.com/videos

 

The Eatwell Guide video - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7MlE4G8ntss

 

Eat like an athlete - https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/howto/guide/eat-athlete-hub

 

My Healthy Eating Food Journal - Keep a diary of all the different foods you have eaten.

 

Dance fitness Challenge!: How many…

  • Punch forwards 10x, Up 10x, Down 10x, To the side 10x
  • Push up on knees 10x
  • High Knee Jog 30secs
  • Heel raises 10x

What can you do? Log it down and try to aim to beat the score at least twice this week!

 

Food stimulus Dance

To write a list of different types of foods and describe them using an adjective. Try to use a  texture, length, temperature, appearance. Choose a movement to represent each of these foods, changing the DYNAMICs of the move to suit it. Link the movements together and try out the dance to 2 very different types of songs- a slow calm and then a fast bouncy song. Which did you prefer and why?

 

Watch the Strictly come dancing version of ‘Food glorious food’

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Daekcl6t3z0


How many travelling moves could you see? Can you try these in a safe space?