Yellow Class Homework
Week Commencing 13th July
Dan's a bit tired at the moment and needs a good night's sleep, just like Mr Bear in Dan's story Peace at Last. Snuggle up and watch his story video, check out the Makaton signs that go with it and then maybe do some of the activities on his sheet.
I say, I say, I say...
What do scuba divers wear to bed?
- Basic Biscuit recipe
- Peace at Last picture cards
- Peace at Last Makaton signs
- 5 inch Stars
- 4 inch stars
- Various sized stars
Makaton Signs for Peace at Last
Read a long story Peace at Last
Week Commencing 6th July
Dan has a story about two robber dogs who are cooking up trouble this week. However they realise that baking cakes is much more up their street. Watch his video, look at the pictures from the book and then have a go at some of the other activities that he has on the menu this week. Bon apetit!
Number work: Five Little Dogs
Week Commencing 29th June
Dan has been a busy bee this week with his story The Bumblebear. There are lots of activities and resources that you can dip your sticky fingers into. Don't forget to watch the story video and the Makaton signing video that goes with it.
Makaton signs for The Bumblebear
5 Little Bees Counting Song
Week Commencing 22nd June
Dan's still getting wet this week and has been enjoying one of his kid's favourite stories: Tiddler - The Story Telling Fish. He has counting songs, Makaton signs to learn, creative ideas and a recipe for fish cakes to try this week. So what are you waiting for...dive in!
Tiddler The Story Telling Fish
Fishy Counting Song Videos
Singing Hands : Under the Sea
Week Commencing 15th June
Dan is staying wet this week, not just because of the bad weather, but because his story and activities link to frogs on logs!
Watch his read-a-long story to Frog on the Log and enjoy learning the signs for the counting song Five Little Speckled Frogs. Dan introduces the story with a video explaining the key Makaton signs and the main activity that he would like you to try. There are some colouring sheets to get creative with too.
Introduction and Makaton signs
Frog on the Log Story
Five Little Speckled Frogs
Week Commencing 8th June
Captain Dan has lots of Pirate themed activities this week. So put on your eye patches and parrots and get searching for hidden shiny treasure. Have a look at Captain Dan's story video and then some of the activities listed for this week. Lastly, enjoy the Sign and Song videos made by DARTS.
Intro Video including Makaton signs
Read-a-long Video for What Pirates Really Do
All Aboard: Sing and Sign
DARTS have a range of sing and sign videos on their fantastic website. Have a look at the Ollie the Octopus song which was written with some students from Heatherwood School.
Ollie the Octopus
Week Commencing 1st June
The bright colours of summer are starting to emerge and so Dan wants to focus on colours this week. Have a look at his videos and activities and go looking for all the colours you can outdoors. Some of the work links to the story picture book Coat of Many Colours. This links to the lovely Dolly Parton song. A simple animated version of this has been listed for you to watch too.
Intro and Makaton signs:
Story time video: Coat of Many Colours
Coat of Many Colours by Dolly Parton
Week Commencing 25th May
As this week should be half term, all activities and uploads will resume next week starting Monday 1st June. Thank you.
Week Commencing 18th May
Everybody needs a good hug at the moment and Slug definitely does. Dan reads this lovely story with Makaton signs to go with it. He has plenty of other activities to have a go at as the good weather blesses us this week.
Slug Needs a Hug Intro and Makaton signs
Slug Needs a Hug Story
Week Commencing 11th May
Dan has some fun work around hats and animals this week so check out the suggested activities and watch the video story of Hamilton's Hats.
Hamilton's Hat Intro
Hamilton's Hats Story Video
Week Commencing 4th May
Dan has loved reading Funny bones this week. Have a look at the video, illustrations and the activity sheet for this week. Have fun like the big skeleton and the little skeleton did in the park!
Dan has also suggested ways that you can make a Sensory Story yourself. There is an example for the great story Elmer the patchwork elephant. The story can be seen on the following YouTube link:
Week Commencing 27th April
This week Dan has loved reading The Twits. Have a listen to this hilarious story in these 10 minute long parts. Ooh they are revolting!
Here are some activities that you could try this week.
Week Commencing 20th April
Dan has recorded Hide and Seek Pig for you to share with your youngsters.