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Home Learning Week Beginning 30.3.20

Year 2 Home Learning Tasks   –  Week 2:


Daily BusyThings game: https://idp3.lgfl.org.uk/idp/profile/SAML2/Redirect/SSO?execution=e1s1

KS1 > Year 2 > English > Phonics Programme > Vocabulary, Punctuation, and Grammar.


Circle the adverbs and underline the verbs that they describe:

My dad stared hungrily at the pizza.
Max rode his motorcycle safely.
I always eat pancakes for breakfast.
We are going on a trip tomorrow.
She blindly felt her way around in the dark.
They shyly smiled at each other.
The cat purrs quietly in front of the fire.
My brother madly answered my question.
9.      Samuel slid down the hallway smoothly.

10.     The baby bird looked at his mother lovingly.


Read 15 minutes daily. What was the most important part of your story? Describe how you would change one part of the story and why?


Write a recount for how you have spent the last week away from school.

–          What have you been doing?

–          What is your favourite part? Why?

–          What is your least favourite part? Why?

Pretend that you are Anna or Crocodile! Write a diary entry from their point of view about the search for gold!

–          Was it a safe journey? Was it dangerous?

–          What challenges did you have to face?

–          How did you feel on your journey?




Find at least 10 different objects in your house and compare their weight. Record their weights in order if you have a scale. If not, can you list them from lightest to heaviest?

What is the heaviest object you can find? What is the lightest?


If you are able to, try and bake some cookies!

Can you use a kitchen scale to measure how many grams of each ingredient you will need?

Can you record this on a sheet of paper?


Follow the link to see what hospitals looked like when Florence Nightingale was alive.


How have hospitals changed since then? What do you think it would have been like to work in such a hospital? Do you think this would have been a comfortable place to stay in?



Draw a picture of yourself and label it with the things that make you special and unique.


Watch this video to remind you of the story of Easter:

Christians believe that Jesus sacrificed himself so his followers could be forgiven for their sins. They believe that human sins broke the bond with God. Think about how Jesus wanted people to live.

Make a poster about the relationship between God and humans.

–          On one side draw/list things that hurt this relationship.

–          On the other side draw/list things that heal this relationship.



Research some ways that Christians try to follow Jesus’ example by helping those in need.

How does this link to the idea Jesus saving people?

Can you think of some ways you could help others?



Watch this video to remind you of the different food groups we need.

Make your own food pyramid!

Why is it important for us to keep eating healthy and to exercise?


Make sure that you are getting some exercise!

Do 10 minutes of yoga a day:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fnO-lGEMOXk (SPIDERMAN yoga!!!)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbCjkPlsaes (Pokemon yoga!)

Not a fan of yoga? No problem! Here is a playlist of some other easy exercises you can do at home!


Listen to 5-10 minutes of this music. What different sounds can you hear? How do the different sounds make you feel? How would you move to the different tempos of music?



Follow a guided meditation (for example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV9BBR1RoGg )


Make a mandala drawing/painting/sculpture.

A mandala is a circular figure filled with repeating patterns. In some cultures it represents the idea of everything being connected. Many people think they are calming to make.

Can you use a variety of colours to make yours beautiful?

Can you use different materials to make your mandala?

Here are some ideas:

Mandalas in Nature and Mandala Art