Year 2 Home Learning

Year 2 Home Learning Menu

Take a look at the learning ideas menu below. Pick one at a time that you and your child would like to work on. Take your time to explore this idea and develop it into a mini project with your child. We look forward to seeing your work.

Reading/Oracy

 

Read at least 10 books from https://www.booktrust.org.uk/books-and-reading/our-recommendations/100-best-books/

 

Retell a fairytale, try to use expressions and remember all the important parts.

Can you add some action?

 

Twinkl

 

Twinkl have temporarily made their website free for teachers and parent to access resources.  They have a range of activities including maths worksheets, reading comprehensions and creative tasks. You will need to create a parent account and use this offer code to gain access.

To sign-up please use the link - www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

 Sign-up using the offer code - UKTWINKLHELPS

 

Writing

From your 10 books pick your favourite book and write a book blurb to encourage others to read it.

 

Write and illustrate your own short story, make sure you have exciting characters, a problem and a solution. Design the front cover and make sure its eye catching so that people want to read it.

Science/Cooking

Find a recipe and make it.

Can you write the recipe out, using words or pictures to show us how to make it?

Maths

Nail your 2, 5, & 10 tables, there are lots of websites to help you.

 

Use Sumdog to sharpen your maths skills.

 

Make your own shop and use coins to practise buying items and giving change.

 

Creative

 

Look at the artwork of Susie Grindey, particularly the pictures of Barry. Can you recreate a picture in her style.

 

Create a song/rap about school.

 

Digital

 

Make a news report about the environment.

 

Tweet us to tell us what you have been up to on our Year 2 account. Remember to send us lots of lovely photographs.

Health/Wellbeing

 

Create a poster telling everyone why it’s important to stay hydrated. Remember our Astronaut urine experiment.

 

Do some exercise, you could try cosmic kids yoga, Just dance kids, Joe Wickes (found on YouTube) or BBC Supermovers.

 

The world

 

Research a country and produce a tourist brochure to promote it. Remember the leaflet we created about Barry for St David’s day. Use your persuasive language!

Ethical

 

Create a poster for when the warmer weather comes for Barry Island. Remind people to keep the beach clean and take their litter home with them!

Enterprising

 

Draw a picture of a house or school in the future. Label the picture to explain the details.

What gadgets would you invent?

 

Invention

 

Create a dinosaur top trumps game.  you will need to research; height, weight and top speed and give them a ferocity score out of 10.  Remember you can watch Andy’s prehistoric adventure on CBBC to help.

 

 

 

Knowledge

 

Make a presentation about something you are interested in. What facts would you include?

(Your hobby, a sport, etc)

 

 

 

Wales

 

Research a famous welsh person. Can you write ten facts about them.

 

Relationships

 

Complete a random act of kindness diary. Write down the things you have been doing to help other people.

Life skill

 

Learn to master a skill that you have struggled with:

Eg, tying a shoelace, telling the time, using a knife and fork

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Year 2 Websites for Home Learning

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

http://www.lovemybooks.co.uk/

https://thereadingrealm.co.uk/

https://www.education.com/resources/spelling/?referral_url=kidsspell.com

https://uk.ixl.com/math/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zjxhfg8

http://www.ictgames.co.uk/

https://nrich.maths.org/primary

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button

https://www.mathsisfun.com/

http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/

https://www.ducksters.com/

http://www.natgeokids.com/uk/

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/4_11/

https://theimaginationtree.com/

https://toytheater.com/

https://world-geography-games.com/world.html

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

https://ed.ted.com/lessons?content_type=animations&direction=desc&sort=publish-date&user_by_click=student

https://thekidshouldseethis.com/

https://www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids?app=desktop

http://www.primaryinteractive.co.uk/index.htm