What to do over the Summer
Happy Summer Holidays!
We hope that you have a relaxing break over the next six weeks.
We appreciate that the last few months have been unusual for all and therefore we would like to keep holiday homework to a minimum. These are your challenges, should you choose to accept them.
How many of these challenges can you complete? ALWAYS CHECK WITH A GROWN-UP BEFORE DOING THEM! DO NOT DO NUMBER 3! Let us know how you got on when you get back to school.
- Set up an indoor hopscotch using masking tape
- Hunt for bugs. Not deadly ones…
- Watch the sun wake up. Then surprise your parents by loudly practising the drums to celebrate sunrise. But don’t mention I suggested it. In fact, scrap this one…
- How many different words can you find using the letters in REDLANDS PRIMARY SCHOOL? For example, lad, and, sand, etc.
- Try and tell a fairy tale in 60 seconds max. Then try and tell it in 30 seconds. This doesn’t mean speaking quickly, it means cutting the detail down… ‘Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after,’ doesn’t count.
- Make a greetings card for someone you love
- Get cosy with pillows and blankets and have a story time.
- Grow something. Not bored.
- Read a book by an unfamiliar author
- Go onto Times Tables Rockstars and practise the times tables that you have been learning this year
- Go on Hit the Button and look at number bonds, halving and doubling numbers
- Write a letter (or an email) to someone you are still unable to see
- Write a postcard to your new teacher and send it to school
- Cook a special family meal.
- Build a den (indoor or an outdoor one)
- Write a poem. Perhaps an acrostic based on the first letters in your name?
- Write a story about your pet. If you haven’t a pet, write a story about getting a pet!
- Paint a picture based on your favourite book or story.
- Make something out of a cardboard box – a totem pole or a mask or a marble run, or anything you like.
- Make a family quiz.
- Make a scrap book or blog of your time away from school
- Cut up magazines and newspapers and make a collage on a theme e.g. food or sport or music, etc.
- Cook/bake something with an adult
- Photograph something amazing
- Photograph something ordinary but really close up or from an unusual angle
- Play a board game or do a puzzle
- Set up indoor bowling using empty water bottles and a tennis ball
- Go cloud busting (use your imagination to see images in the clouds)
- Learn to sew or knit
- Keep a daily diary
- Play a card game
- Learn a new card game
- Have a movie marathon!
- Play Hangman and / or noughts and crosses.
- Build something amazing with Lego
- Watch a film you’ve never seen before
- Try tasting something new (food, I mean, not your trainers).
- Learn ten phrases in a new language
- Complete a Sudoku
- Work out a dance routine to your favourite song.
- Learn three yoga exercises.
- Make a list of your five favourite foods / drinks / TV shows / books in rank order, i.e. My favourite, my second favourite, etc…
Have a safe and happy summer, and we’ll look forward to seeing you on September 3rd.