Dear parents and children,
As I write this I feel grateful that the sun is still shining upon us! I am hoping you will enjoy embarking on a virtual journey as I invite you to immerse yourselves into the home learning activities for this week with a focus on Pirates!
So with that in mind, avast ye, you landlubbers, come ride the waves with me! Sing a sea shanty or two with a yo ho ho and don’t forget to count your booty! I hope you have a swashbuckling time!
Much love, as ever, Selina.
The maths and literacy activities this week are mainly themed around the story of The Night Pirates. I have attached a version of this story as well as two others that would be useful to share. Please read the story of The Night Pirates first before completing the activities you and your child wishes to embark upon.
The Night Pirates Story
Pirate themed maths activity booklet
Literacy - Linked Activities
Suggestions on how to use the attached materials - Literacy/Cross Curricular
The moon watches Tom going on his adventure. Can you tell an adult what the moon sees?
Can you act out searching for treasure? Can you think of phrases to say when you are searching? You may wish to wear your crafted costumes?
Pirate Costume Craft
Can you choose one of the pirate pictures on the literacy Pirate themed sheets and write a sentence about it?
Can you think of another adventure that Tom can go on with the pirates? You can act it out, draw a story map or write sentences.
All about pirates - powerpoint
Can you use the power point to learn more about Pirates? Can you tell an adult who is your favourite new piece of information that you have gained? You may want to write about your findings?
Letter Formation - Workbook
Early Years Writing Oportunities - Pirates
Pirates are born explorers – can you embark upon some of your own scientific explorations…can you find objects in your home that will float or sink? Can you predict whether it will float or sink? Or, how about you make a boat that will float? Use the Pirate themed Science activities to support you if you wish.
Science Experiement to try at home
Pirates like to sing when they are on board the pirate ship. Can you choose a song and follow the actions?
Pirate themed songs
And relax! Pirate themed yoga...