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Below is the home learning for those children who are working from home at the moment. Remember you can call the school office for a paper pack of all the work if you prefer. Complete your work in the Home learning book you were given over lockdown. If you require another one, please don’t hesitate to ask. Send in your work to [email protected]


Have a look at the video clips and power points about Bears and then complete the activities. All of the resources you will need are below too. Click on the links to access the resources.

*Please note – when clicking onto the youtube links please make sure you have the on-line security measures needed or supervise your child whilst watching the link.

Click the link below

facts about bears powerpoint_ (2)



Non fiction Bears Year 1 Home Learning


Click below to access the printable version of the activities


Activity 1 Resources 

Monday 19th October.- bear picsdocx


This week’s Maths activities are below – click on the link



I can describe and compare a variety of common animals. I can name the different body parts: beak, mane, flipper, hoof, snout, tusk etc

 Activity 1: Discuss what animals your child knows. How are they different to humans.  Show picture of a horse and what would we write next to each body part.

Activity 2.  Look at the pictures of animals – can you name them ? Which animals were tricky to name (walrus?) Click on the link to access the animals

 pics of animals

Play a game with your child. Make sure they have animals displayed in front of them. Ask your child to point to an animal that has a ‘fin’ and children to find the label that says ‘fin’ to match. Is there another animal with a fin? Repeat this with different animal body parts. Use the labels to help you. Click on the link below           labels for animalsdocx

Activity 3. Watch the PowerPoint – click the link below and discuss similarities and differences in common animals


Activity 5: If time, label a picture of a horse to compare with human body.



Big Question

Have you ever wondered how teddy bears got their name? And who invented the teddy bear? And how they are made? Watch the following video:

it shows who made the first ‘bear’ and why . It shows teddy bears being made in a factory. It also puts famous bears on a timeline – youngest to oldest. The video finishes with a question- who named it a ‘teddy’ bear?

Activity 1

Discuss. – How did Mrs Taylor know the bear was old? (eyes were unsafe and it was stuffed with sawdust – and it was made from goats fur/hair. How does this compare to teddy bears today?

Click on the link below to look at the pictures of the famous bears –  who the oldest bear is? Youngest?  Use vocabulary –  old, older, oldest . new, newest

big pics of bears to sequence

Where would you put ‘this’ bear on the time line (show another pic of a bear – with a computer on its tummy) How do you know? Give reasons… batteries, plastic etc,

Watch the following clip to find out why it’s called a teddy bear :

Think about  new vocabulary before watching:


United States (USA)


Can you re tell the story?

Activity  2

How do we know the bear from the video is old?

Use pics of the old bear.

Activity 3  (if time)

Write a caption for the newspaper of Theodore Roosevelt- What did the papers say  “Don’t shoot this bear”

Click on the link below to open a newspaper template you can use.

President Theodore Roosevelt said


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