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Class 3 Tuesday 7th July

06 Jul 2020

Good morning everyone. 

I hope you enjoyed having a different type of day yesterday and had fun doing the activities. There are more to try today too. 




 

 
 This week we have been thinking about different ways to relax and even some breathing exercises, but everytime we mention breathing I can't help but think of this poem. It is one we know well and it is the opposite to relaxing breathing!


https://safeYouTube.net/w/IynN



 

 

Positive thinking diary 
 

Please fill in the next day on your positive thinking diary. 


 
-Positive thinking diary.pdf-  



Today's challenge card


Listening to music is a great way to unwind and relax. Today for your mindfulness card try listening to some music and thinking about what shapes or colours come in to your head as you listen and then draw them down on some paper. You might want to try more than one type of music and see if this changes the things you want to draw. 
 
 

 
 

 

 

Happy place activity


 

 
 

 
  -happy place.pdf-  

 
Outdoor activities
 

We had some wonderful ideas for projects linked to our nature activities yesterday. Have a look through and see if you can choose another one to do. I'm going to try having a picnic outside for one of mine, that sounds like a great way to unwind. 


https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/


Yoga
 

 

 
 
 
Have a go at the cosmic kids mindfulness yoga at the link below:

 https://safeYouTube.net/w/iTkN

Today's yoga video is a Harry Potter themed one because I know we have lots of Harry Potter fans in class. I'll choose a different theme each day and post them on the webite. The video is quite long so you might just want to do half, or if you are enjoying it then why not do the whole thing?



Reading task: 
 
 
  
Reading is wonderful for Mindfulness. Therefore, I would still like you to read for 30 minutes each day. 

Ideally, I would like you to read your school reading book or a book that is similar in difficulty. However, if you choose to read something else then that's ok too. As long as you're reading, I'm happy!
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Learning Project - to be done throughout the week


 

This project this week aims to provide opportunities for your child to learn more about celebrations. Learning may focus and different types of celebrations that take place and who may celebrate them. It could look at how people celebrate different events differently in other parts of the world. 

 ● Country Celebrations -​ How are birthdays celebrated around the world? Look at ​this website​ to find out information on the celebrations. Maybe there's a particular country your child would like to find out about. Create fact files to show the similarities and differences between the celebrations. 

 ● Build a Brilliant Board Game-​ Task your child to create a board game that focuses on celebrations. Is it going to be a game like Monopoly or Snakes and Ladders? Are they going to need dice? Cards? Characters? Once your child has created the game, can they write a ‘How to Play’ guide too? Test out the game during a family game’s night. What did everybody learn about different celebrations? 

 ● Party Game Fun-​ Why not ask your child to plan their ideal birthday party or celebration event? Who is going to be invited to the event? What food would they like to eat? How will the room be decorated? What entertainment will there be? Play some party games as a family e.g. Musical Statues, Pin the Tail on the Donkey, etc. 

 ● Cherished Memories-​ ​Look through old photos of previous celebrations the family have taken part in. What can your child remember about the event? Discuss why the family celebrates in this way. Do you have any family traditions? Ask your child to draw a detailed sketch of their favourite photograph from the day, if there aren’t any photographs they could do this from memory. Following this, ask your child to write a recount about the day. This could be done in the style of a diary entry or a newspaper report. 

 ● Patron Saints and Saint Days- ​There are four patron saints in the UK: St. George for England, St. Andrew for Scotland, St. Patrick for Northern Ireland, and St. David for Wales. Can your child find out about each saint and why they are still celebrated in the UK? Look ​here​ for some help. Perhaps they could create a timeline of each saint’s life? Or write short information reports on each saint? 



 
    
 
 

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