Monday 1st February 2021
This week we are celebrating Chinese New Year!
Today's story is 'The Great Race' written and illustrated by Emily Hiles. https://youtu.be/HT5qGTLGHZw
Three Daily Things;
1) Cosmic Yoga - Cracker the Dragon of Wonder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NWzS2xziI4
2) Retell the story using your toys and a pretend river.
3) During Chinese New Year celebrations, children are sometimes given envelopes with money inside! With an adult, look at some coins and see if you can see any
numbers on them. What numbers can you see? What shape are the coins? What
colours are they?
Tuesday 2nd February 2021
1) Watch Abbie celebrating New Year on CBeebies - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/chinese-new-year
2) Fireworks are often seen during Chinese New Year! Paint or draw a firework picture. You could use crayons, pens, paint or glitter and glue!
3) I Spy and Count to 5
Wednesday 3rd February 2021
Today's story is 'Peppa's Chinese New Year' created by Neville Astley and Mark Baker. https://youtu.be/pv58oQQ1Hmk
1) There were 3 red lanterns and 2 yellow lanterns hanging in a row. How many lanterns were there altogether? You could draw a picture to help you work out the answer.
2) Make your own lantern.
3) Find 5 red things in your house.
Thursday 4th February 2021
1) Watch the ‘Go Jetters’ episode - Dragon Dance Drama https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000dw9c/go-jetters-series-3-25-chinese-new-year-dragon-dance-drama
2) Make a model dragon - you could use cardboard tubes and boxes, playdough, construction toys or natural materials like leaves and pebbles. Maybe you could draw a picture or take a photo of your dragon model!
3) Find the rhyming pairs.
Friday 5th February 2021
Morning everyone, here's the text for today, 'Lanterns and Firecrackers' by Jonny Zucker & Jan Barger. https://youtu.be/zEZt3Vya9Jc
Three Daily Things;
1 – Learn this poem - Wandering and weaving down the street, the Chinese dragon has a lot of feet, Chinese dragon coming out to play, on this happy New Year’s Day!
2 – Make a smaller version of our lion using resources you have at home.
3 – Learn how to say Happy New Year in Chinese https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsSNFhom7wk