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Home Learning Plans Week 10 June 22nd

22nd June 2020

Activity Introduction

Reading Week 10 w/c 22nd June

If I Had a Dinosaur, Read By Eddie Redmayne

A little girl dreams of having her very own pet. But what kind of animal would make the best companion? A mouse is too small; a cat is too ordinary; and a fi...

Speaking and Listening

Monday 22nd June

Tuesday 23rd June

Wednesday 24th June

Thursday 25th June

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Friday 26th June

Story Time

You are Special by Max Lucado read by Mrs Horner

Pause for Thought: Be Kind

Are we being kind?

 

Aims

To consider that kindness is important.

Preparation and materials

  • You will need to have the means available to play the video below. It is one minute long.

 

Time for reflection

We should be kind because we care about other people. However, the video that we just watched suggests that kindness is also good for us. Ask the children to think about why this might be. You might like to start by revisiting the ideas suggested in the video (go to 0.20 minutes and play the following ten seconds).

Encourage the children to make a list of something kind they could do each day of the week.

You may wish to use the following prayer.

Prayer
Dear God,
Please help us to be kind to those around us.
Please help us to think about the needs of other people.
Please help us to seek to live in peace.
Amen.

 

Song/music

‘You’ve got a friend in me’ from the film Toy Story, available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CNi02gxTI1M (2.04 minutes long)

‘The blessing [kids]’, recorded in five days during lockdown in May 2020, and featuring children from the UK, USA, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa and many other nations. It is 5.30 minutes long and is available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uiWZXLsdE9w

 

Extension activities

  1. Why not have a go at making a card for a friend or neighbour? A template for a ‘Bee Kind’ card is available at: https://tinyurl.com/ybfmfce7
  2. If you’re compiling a list of ideas for acts of kindness that you could carry out, there are some great ideas at: https://tinyurl.com/yd8wblet

Kindness Matters - Mental Health Foundation

Duchess of Cambridge Assembly

 

The Duchess of Cambridge lead a special assembly on kindness promoting mental wellbeing in children. Via the Oak National Academy.

 

https://www.place2be.org.uk/about-us/news-and-blogs/2020/june/the-duchess-of-cambridge-to-lead-virtual-assembly-on-kindness/


 
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