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Tuesday 23rd February



  • Listen to stories with increasing attention and recall (30-50M).
  • Join in with repeated refrains and anticipates key events and phrases in stories (30-50M).
  • Describe main story settings, events and principal characters (30-50M).
  • Enjoy an increasing range of books (40-60M)


Listen to the story of Oliver's Vegetables by Vivian French



  • What was the only thing that Oliver liked to eat at the beginning of the story?
  • What vegetables did Grandpa grow in his garden?
  • What vegetables do you like? What is your favourite?
  • Which food do you not like eating?
  • What did Oliver like to eat by the end?
  • Why does mum not want Oliver to eat chips all of the time? Are vegetables healthy or unhealthy.


Follow-up Challenge

Can you draw/ paint/ create a picture of your favourite vegetables?

Can you write the name of the vegetable/ vegetables that you have drawn?

Oliver's Vegetables

Author: Vivian French Illustrated by: Alison Bartlett Read by: Matthew Willsher




  • Practise previously learned graphemes (flashcards or play Phonics Pop)
    • Phase 2: s a t p i n m d g o c k ck e u r h b f ff l ll ss
    • Phase 3 : j v w x y z zz qu ch sh th ng 
  • Practise reading the tricky words: I go no to the into he she we me be



Oral blending - Play Georgie's Gym



Read the captions 



Write the captions


Follow-up task

For an extra reading challenge try the comprehension activity below!


Please remember to upload videos of your reading to Tapestry each week!

Active Afternoon

Try some active maths as well as some of the activities on the 'Active Tuesday' sheet!


Active Maths
Practise counting to 10 and then 20 in different voices (whisper, shout, deep, squeaky, robot) - Can you show the numbers on your fingers?


Roll a dice and perform that number of an each action (claps, jumps, clicks, nods, stamps) can you add one more? How many now?


Throw balls/ socks into a box/bucket/ pan. How many can you get in? Can you get another one in? How many are in now?