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Wednesday 27th January



Warm up

  • Practise counting to 10 and then 20 in different voices (whisper, shout, deep, squeaky, robot)- Can you show the numbers on your fingers?
  • Choose a number and count that number of actions (claps, jumps, clicks, nods, stamps)



  • Look at the pictures on the document below (on the screen or print).
  • Compare using the words "more" "fewer" and the "same."
  • Compare by looking, then check by counting.
  • Can you write the numbers?
  • Can you say ___ is more than ___? Can you say ___ is less than ___?


Follow-up task:

Try the Three Little Pigs comparing numbers activity below or compare groups of objects.




  • Sing the Alphabet song-  Can you name the letters?
  • Recap the letters previously learned: Can you say the letter name and sound and perform the action? Focus particularly on the phase three letters, more recently introduced.
    • Phase 2: s a t p i n m d g o c k e u r h b f ff l ll ss   
    • Phase 3: j v w x y z zz
  • Recap the tricky words previously learned:
    • Phase 2: I to and no go the into 
    • Phase 3: he she


  • New digraph (two letters that make one sound) 'qu'- say the sound and do the action 
  • Sing the Jolly Phonics song
  • Practise writing 'qu' with different body parts or in different places
  • Which words have a 'qu' sound? (notice it is usually at the front of the word)


  • Read the 'qu' words/ sentence


  • Write the 'qu' words


Follow-up activities

Try writing 'qu' (You could write it on the sheet or paper, in the mud, in flour or salt, with chalks or  paint)

Watch the Alphablocks episode below



  • Listen to the story of 'The Three Little Pigs.' (On Youtube, Teams or ask your grown up to read it)
  • Can you retell the story? What did the  Big Bad Wolf say? What did the Three Little Pigs say?
  • Can you make a story map using pictures and key words to retell the story?
  • Can you use your story map to retell the story, using the words 'first,' 'next,' 'then,' 'after that'?