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Year 1 Home Learning

Year 1 Home Learning Menu


Year 1 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.



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

Can you dress up as one of the characters? Use props? add some actions?


Read a story every day with a grown up. (Websites of ideas for stories if you are short of books)



Count to 100 every day with Jack Hartmann – You Tube

Make your own toy shop/ greengrocers. Make your own price tags and use coins to pay for items. How much would 2 items cost? Can you use different coins to make the same amount?



Design and make a rocket from junk or lego.



The world


Find out about Easter, how and why is it celebrated.

Make an Easter card for a relative or neighbour.




Sort household recycling and think about how we can use less plastic, waste less food etc.




Make a fact file about something you are interested in. What facts would you include? (Your hobby/ Space/ dinosaurs/ your favourite animal).



Look at a Welsh famous artist and have a go at drawing/painting or sculpting in their style e.g. Martyn Evans, Kyffin Williams, Helen Elliott, Gwen Heeney.



Choose your favourite story then write and illustrate your own version of the in a zigzag book. (look at   make and do for ideas of a zig zag book)


Find a recipe and make it.

Take a photo of your delicious creation and tweet it to us.



Use a phone/ tablet to take a photo of your drawing/lego rocket model and email it to your nanny or grampy. Or even tweet it to us at:




Look out for our tweets too! Please follow us on twitter.


Create a poster or leaflet informing others how to keep bodies and minds healthy.

Cosmic Yoga/ Zen Den – You Tube

Catch a Brain Wave – You Tube

Spend time outside in the garden – make an obstacle course, plant some vegetables. Design your own miniature garden. Do some yoga outside.

Practise throwing and catching a ball in the garden.



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

What would you put in your house/school?

Life skill

Learn to master a skill that you have struggled with:

eg, tying a knot or a shoelace, telling the time, using a knife and fork.




Complete a random act of kindness to a family member.

Face Time or Skype your cousins/grandparents/elderly neighbour.


Design and make a fairground/carnival game. Write down the rules so that you can teach your friends.

We’d like to use it in our role-play or outdoor area.

Twinkl are offering free access to all pupils, we use this in school for age appropriate resources for Year 1. enter the code: UKTWINKLHELPS


Year 1 Websites for Home Learning





Have you filled a Bucket Today? -


Expressive Arts

You’ve got a Friend in Me Makaton -

A Million Dreams Makaton -

Science & Technology


Health & Wellbeing

Catch a Brain Wave