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Year 1 Classes Home Learning - Menu 3

Year 1 Classes Home Learning - Menu 3

Year 1 Home Learning Menu 3

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.




Can you learn your favourite song and perform it to your family? Maybe they could film you for twitter.


Can you make a story bag/ sack and fill it with props to help you to tell your favourite stories?





Have a family story time at least once a week, where you all take it in turns to read your story. 


Read ‘My Hero is you’ story by the World Health Organisation online. Parents read it first to make sure it’s suitable for your individual children and how they are feeling at the moment. There are 72 eBooks to access.  - under support during school closure for parents. It will give you the links to access the daily phonic lessons, story time with Nick, poetry time and any additional resources.


Write a diary of the week. At the end of the week read your diary to Mum/Dad/Auntie/ brother – Which was your favourite day and why?


Think of a hero you know either in your family or in the community. Write them a letter to say thank you for what they do.


Can you find a recipe in a book or on the internet and with a grownup ask them to help you make it?


Why not Build a bug hotel/house and it could shelter anything from hedgehogs to toads, bumblebees, and ladybirds or woodlice. You can build your bug hotel/house at any time of year, all you need to find is natural materials such as straw, dry grass, leaves, sticks etc.





Maths around the home. Here are some ideas:

Cooking - Measure ingredients and set the timer together.

Make3/4 colour/shape patterns with objects, colouring pencils, paint, lego or Play-Doh.

Counting forwards and backwards from a given number. Counting in 2s, 5s and 10s.

Rote counting to 100.

When you are sharing food like pizza or cake, ask your child to help you share it equally between the number of people eating.

Can you tell the time on the clock? Tell your grown when the clock gets to o’clock or half past!


Topmarks maths games -


Can you make a sock puppet? What will it look like?  Will it be a person/anima/alien? You decide.


Draw a view from your window – What can you see? what do you hear?


Can you draw a family portrait? Look closely at everyone's features. You could use a mirror to look closely at yourself.


Prepare sandwiches, fruit and snacks for a picnic. Who will you invite? Could some of your toy's come?


Watch Cosmic Yoga – Which one will you choose to take part in?


Can you take pictures of things that make you happy/smile? - Send them to us on twitter @romillypsyear1. We would love to see your faces.


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


Can you draw around your hand and draw 5 things you are grateful for. You can even write 5 sentences ... I am grateful for

Have a disco in the house play everyone's favorite songs and dance.

Make up a dance routine for your favourite song.

Den building - a calm place – use a blanket/sheet/pop up tent. Fill it with things that make you feel calm- cushions, favourite teddy, fairy lights, projector, favourite stories, music.

Make a list of things that make you happy.

The world

Go on a camping holiday in the garden/ living room. Where are you camping? Near a beach/ on a farm/ in the woods? Somewhere hot/ cold/ sunny/rainy? What will you need to pack for your trip? Pack a suitcase.




Random act of kindness – What could you do each day to make someone smile?

Make a list of everything in each room that is electrical. How can you use less electricity?


Make your own shop with items that you have around your house. Could you set up a ‘shop’ in your house and price the toys, clothes, food items? Maybe your family could ‘buy’ things from your shop? This will be a great way to practice your money skills!


Design and make an obstacle course in the garden – maths link – time yourself completing the course. Can you do it faster?

Can you add in an extra station to make it harder?


Start a nature diary – draw pictures of things that you have seen or found in your garden/ on walks.


Draw a map of your daily walk. Can someone in your family follow it next time you go out.


Learn a welsh phrase a week – Share it with someone you have been chatting to on the phone. Can they remember it next time you call?

Practise saying your colours in welsh

How far can you count in welsh? 

Learn a song in Welsh – Rainbow song / Mr Hapus



Can you find out something you didn’t know about one of your family members?


Take it in turns to play different games. Someone else in your family picks a game that everyone must play.

Life skill


Ask a grown-up to teach you one thing that they learnt to do when they were young that you can't do yet

 eg Sew a button, bake a cake, tie a shoe lace, cut your food using a knife and fork.


Take responsibility for a daily or weekly chore around the house.

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 -

 Sign-up using the offer code - UKTWINKLHELPS