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Please find below some useful resources for pupils to access at home. 


Dosbarth Langland Home learning activities January 11th – 15th

·         Continue to practise letter sounds.
Food stories
MR GREEDY | MR MEN series book No. 2 Read Aloud Roger Hargreaves book by Books Read Aloud for Kids

Makaton Signed Story: The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Singing Hands

OxfordOWL is a very good site for your child to find free eBooks to read. You will need to create an account to get a login but there is no cost to use their eBooks library.


Makaton Topic - FRUIT - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - VEGETABLES - Singing Hands


·         Continue to practise writing name and address.

·         Practise writing letters and numbers

·         Practise copying / spelling food words.

·         Copy / create simple sentences about the food you like and do not like:-

I like _________.

I do not like _______________.


Mathematics and Numeracy

·         Practise counting – practical addition and subtraction using household objects such as spoons/ pencils / How many will I have if I add one / take one away? Etc

Science and Technology

·         Practise cookery skills in helping to prepare snacks and meals. Develop an ability to name kitchen utensils and understand how they are used.

·         Find out about the honeybee and how honey is made.

Why do Bees make Honey? | Educational Videos for Kids





R.E. - Jesus Feeds the 5000 Bible story
Jesus did very special things to show that he loved people. In this story he made sure that lots of people had food to eat. He fed over 5000 people with 5 loaves and 2 fish.

Expressive Arts

·         ( If you have paint ) try potato / carrot / onion printing

·         Sing along to songs about food / You could make a drum using an empty food container.

HooplaKidz Kids Song | One Potato Two Potato

Do You Like Broccoli Ice Cream? | Super Simple Songs

Sweet Beets 2 | Music Lessons For Kids From The Prodigies Curriculum | Preschool Prodigies |



Health and well-being

Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes with Makaton - Singing Hands

5 Minute Move | Kids Workout 1 | The Body Coach TV

Fitness video with Mr James ( Pen-y-Bryn) on school story within  Class Dojo )





January 6th - 8th

Language Literacy and Communication

Daily reading/ letter sounds practise

Read Write inc PHONICS SET 1 Sounds

RWI Set 2 Sounds

Makaton Topic - FINGERSPELLING ALPHABET - Singing Hands


Food themed stories to listen to / read:-

Strawberry Jam -Level 3 -Oxford Reading Tree -Kids Book Read Aloud -Children's Books Read Aloud

Picnic Time - Biff, Chip & Kipper Level 2 - Read Aloud

?? Paddington and the Marmalade Maze | Paddington bear story read aloud by Books Read Aloud for Kids

 Trace name / copy name / copy address

 Trace food names / copy food names / spell food names


Makaton Topic - BREAKFAST - Singing Hands

 Mathematics and Numeracy

Practise recognising clock numbers / telling the time

 Practise recognising / tracing / writing numbers


Expressive Arts

Nature Jam's Preschool Prodigies Pilot - Sweet Beets - Rhythm Lesson and Song for Kids



December 14th - 18th


Christmas YouTube clips


Christmas stories


The Nativity - The Beginners Bible

Oxford Reading tree Christmas adventure

The Gingerbread Man - Books Alive!

????CHRISTMAS STORY | MR CHRISTMAS by Roger Hargreaves Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud for Kids

????CHRISTMAS BOOK | LITTLE MISS CHRISTMAS by Roger Hargreaves Read Aloud by Books Read Aloud for Kids



Christmas Counting


Counting Snowflakes | Christmas Songs for Kids

10 Christmas Puddings

Christmas Grinch Teaching Counting by Tens Educational Math Video for Kids

Learn To Count To 100 With Santa Kids Christmas Songs ?? Let's Get Fit Superhero Sing Along Songs


Christmas songs


Light of the World | Cave Quest VBS Music Video | Group Publishing


It Was on a Starry Night with Makaton - Singing Hands


Rend Collective - Ding Dong (As seen at EPMF 2017)


Singing Hands: We Wish You a Merry Christmas - Makaton Sign Language


Singing Hands: White Christmas - Makaton Sign Language LIVE VERSION


Jingle Bells | Mr Tumble Christmas Songs


Santa Claus is coming to town- Makaton Sign Language






November 2nd - 6th 2020


Firework Party - Animated story created by William Gurney

Read Write inc PHONICS SET 1 Sounds

Read write inc PHONICS SET 2 Sounds

Singing Hands: #MakatonMonday 2016 #44 - BONFIRE & FIREWORK in Makaton 

Makaton Topic - COLOURS - Singing Hands


Count And Move (HD) | Super Simple Songs

Count in 2s Song | Skip Count in Twos!

Count in Tens Song | Skip Count in 10s 

Expressive Arts


Make a firework shaker / noise maker to play along with firework music  - Share a photo on Class Dojo


Fireworks spectacular with The Let’s Go Club | CBeebies  

Firework video for kids/children


Short Stories for Kids | Learn About France

Eiffel Tower - Paris, France - KeeKee's Fun Facts

Junior Jetsetters France Facts for Kids 

Health and Well-being

Tabata Workout for Kids!

Exercise for Kids | Indoor Workout for Children | No Equipment PE lesson for Kids

Beginner exercise video for kids, adults, and people with disabilities (PART 1)

Beginner exercise video for kids, adults, and people with disabilities (PART 2)



Summer activities for June / July 2020

July 13th - 17th

Makaton Signed Story: I Went Walking by Singing Hands

'We're Going on a Bear Hunt' by Michael Rosen and Helen Oxenbury
Makaton Sign // Out and About // Woodland Walk ??????
Makaton Topic - COLOURS - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - PETS - Singing Hands

Read Write inc PHONICS SET 1 Sounds

Read write inc PHONICS SET 2 Sounds


Learn the names / signs of things you see around you.

Learn to describe things - Try giving clues for people to guess what you can see - It is red. It is big.

Play I spy things beginning with each letter.

Draw things you see from your home / out and about.

Record data - Make a mark on a paper chart when you see a particular thing such as a bus / a dog etc

Count the marks made - Try writing the total numbers 

Write about a walk. I saw ______ . I heard ___________.

Makaton CarPark Karaoke - Summer Holiday - Singing Hands

July 6th - 10th

Theme - Dinosaurs


Makaton Signed Story: Dinosaur Roar by Singing Hands

Say Hello to the Dinosaurs by Ian Whybrow and Tim Warnes story time with Laura's Story Corner

Bigger and Bigger Dinosaurs by Moira Butterfield and Shaun Vickers story time Laura's Story Corner

Learn Dinosaur Names For Kids | Dancing Dinosaur Alphabet | Toddler Fun Learning

Read Write inc PHONICS SET 1 Sounds

Read write inc PHONICS SET 2 Sounds


Addition for kids - Learning to add with Dinosaurs - Mathematics for kids

10 Little Dinosaurs | Kids Songs | Super Simple Songs

Addition for kids - Mathematics for kids with dinosaurs - Exercises

Ten Little Dinosaurs by Mike Brownlow and Simon Rickerty story time with Laura's Story Corner

Koo Koo Kanga Roo - Dinosaur Stomp (Dance-A-Long)

The Dinosaurs Song

Dinosaur Rap | Barefoot Books Singalong

"We Are The Dinosaurs" by The Laurie Berkner Band (20th Anniversary Edition)

Possible activities:-

* Draw and colour a dinosaur

* Either use a toy dinosaur or make one using paper or cardboard and use it within a hunt. 'We're going on a dinosaur hunt'

June 29th - July 3rd

Theme - Friends



While we can’t hug - Makaton signed

Makaton Signed Story: The Same but Different Too - Singing Hands

CBeebies | Mr Tumble's Alphabet Song
Mr Tumble's Opposites Compilation | +14 minutes

Makaton Topic - FEELINGS / EMOTIONS - Singing Hands (ft Dave Benson-Phillips)
 Activities to practise your skills:-

* Send a card / write a letter to a friend to say hello and that you are thinking of them.

* Read the books and sounds within this link. 

Count On Me' - Makaton Sing/Sign Video 5

Makaton - You've Got a Friend in Me - Singing Hands
You've Got A Friend In Me - Randy Newman (Toy Story Edition)
Will Smith - Friend Like Me (from Aladdin) (Official Video)
Best Friends Forever Supercut | Oh My Disney

CBeebies | Something Special | Mr Tumble's Nursery Rhymes | Counting

They're Friends of Ten - Music Video

Activities to practise skills:-

* Draw and cut out  10 smiley faces. Count different numbers of friends. What if one  friend goes home and then so on? How many are left?

   Make friendship sets to 10 e.g 5 + 5 = 10  / 6 + 4 = 10. 

   Which group has more / less?

   Why not try some addition sums on paper and use your smiley faces to help you count.

   If you find this ok then try 20 smiley faces. How many sets of 5 / 2 / 10 can you make?


June 22nd - 26th

The tiger that came to tea.

The Tiger That Came to Tea - World Book Day 2020 a story signed with Makaton.

5 Minute Bedtime Story | The Tiger who Came to Tea read aloud by Books Read Aloud for Kids

'Hey Tiger!’ Robbie Williams - Karaoke | The Tiger Who Came To Tea | SceneScreen

Makaton Topic - THINGS IN MY HOME - Singing Hands

Learn to sign different types of food | Mr Tumble

Makaton Topic - DRINKS - Singing Hands

Camouflage: Animal Hide & Seek

TIGERS - educational video for Kids - Tiger Facts for Kids

Tiger, Tiger, Orange And Black

How to Share Equally - Introduction to Division.

Sharing Equally

Activities to practise your skills


Imagine if a different animal came to tea. How would they behave? Could you write a story / draw a picture about this?

Mathematics and Numeracy

Help with the preparation of meals / snacks / drinks.

Count and share out snacks / Share out a cake / pizza / 

Which plate has more / less?  with real food/ paper cut outs. 

What is one more? one less? on a line of numbers.

Help with the shopping list.


June 15th - 19th

Where's My Mom? | Monkey Puzzle

Julie Signing - Monkey Puzzle

Makaton Topic - WILD ANIMALS - Singing Hands

Jungle Animals Names and Sounds for Kids to Learn | Jungle Animals Video for Children

RUMBLE IN THE JUNGLE - children story book by Giles Andreae read aloud by Books Read Aloud for Kids

Disney's The Jungle Book full movie storybook - best app demos for kids

Makaton Topic - FINGERSPELLING ALPHABET - Singing Hands

Counting in the Jungle | Learn to count from 1 to 10 | With Lions, monkeys and bears

Mathematics - Comparing sizes

The Animal Boogie | Barefoot Books Singalong

Just Dance Kids The Monkey Dance

The Lion King (2019) - The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Lyrics) 1080pHD

Our Planet | Jungles | FULL EPISODE | Netflix

June 8th - 12th

Makaton Signed Story: Dear Zoo by Singing Hands

Dear Zoo children's song (based on the book by Rod Campbell) | Kids Nursery Rhymes and Songs

Zoo Animal Sounds Listening Game - Phase 1 Phonics

Makaton Topic - WILD ANIMALS - Singing Hands

Something Special - Mr Tumble - Full Episodes - Animals

We're Going to the Zoo Lyrics | Kids Animal Song | Children Love to Sing


Virtual Longleat Safari

ANIMALS EAT CAKE! | The Zoo | World Animal Day


Learn to Count to 20 with Number Zoo | Toddler Fun Learning Collection

Welcome to the Zoo | Count to 120 | Counting by 1's | Counting Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Read Write inc PHONICS SET 1 Sounds

Read write inc PHONICS SET 2 Sounds

Chester Zoo launches dozens of fun activities for kids during lockdown


June 1st - 5th

The Very Hungry Caterpillar - Animated Film

Poems- Mad about Minibeasts

Singing hands - Minibeast Makaton signs

Singing Hands  - Days of the week Makaton signs

What is a minibeast? | Primary Biology - Animal Types

Information about minibeasts

Minibeast activities and crafts


Mr Tumble Songs | There’s a Worm at the Bottom of the Garden ??

Mini beast song

Mini beast songs


Mini beast activities to try at home

* Go on a minibeast hunt in your garden

* Make a mini beast using craft or junk material

* Paint or draw a beautiful butterfly

*Practise writing the names of the minibeasts / the letters they start with.

*How many minibeasts did you find? 

* Practise the Makaton signs for the days of the week and the minibeasts ( See Singing hands videos above )


Here is a link to numeracy ICT games and activities.

Cbeebies website has some lovely literacy stories linked to our topic traditional tales.

This is a link to Numeracy and Literacy activities.

The link below is for a Mr Tumble song teaching the letters of the alphabet with Makaton.

The link below is for a song teaching numbers to 100

Stories to read online

'We're going on a bear hunt'



Health and Wellbeing

·        Balancing safe objects on your head and walking across your garden.

·        Throw a ball into or onto a target area.

·        Catch a large / small ball.

·        Roll a bowl across your garden or outside area to touch a target.

·        Jump / jump with two feet together from one mat to another.

·        Try jumping over a gap ( that can be widened ) between two mats.

·        Jog  / jump on the spot  while you or a parent counts to 10 / 20 etc


·        Kids workout 1 Beginners

Simon Says | Fun Action Dance Song for Kids | Parts of the Body Song | Time 4 Kids TV


Expressive Arts

·        Practise drawing circles / Design a medal for a winner

·        Make a pretend microphone to announce the sports using a toilet roll with a tin foil ball ( or use plastic toy eggs/ tennis ball covered in foil )

·        Design a flag for your family

·        Design a tee shirt for your favourite sports team

·        Use household percussion to add rhythm to fast and slow music

The Music Show Episode #5: Presto Is Fast, Largo Is Slow

Laurie Berkner Band - Fast and Slow.avi

Mr. Greg's Musical Madness - Tempo


Numeracy challenges

*        Keep a score of how many times you hit a target.

*        Can you jump 5 / 10 / 20 times ?

*        Use non standard units e.g hand spans, strides, A4 paper etc to measure the distance you can jump/ roll a ball / 

*        Using a tennis racket and ball and count how many times you can bounce the ball. What is your highest score?

*        Enjoy a game with your family ( e.g. egg and spoon race. Who came first, second, third etc

Family Learning Hub  IXL


Languages literacy and communication

Makaton communication

Mr Tumble's Sporty Compilation | +17 Minutes!

Makaton Topic - GREETINGS - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - FAMILY - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - THINGS IN MY HOME - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - COLOURS - Singing Hands

Makaton Topic - FINGERSPELLING ALPHABET - Singing Hands

Singing Hands: #MakatonMonday 2016 #3 - HOW ARE YOU?

List of Sports: Types of Sports and Games in English | Sports List with Pictures

Makaton stories

Makaton Signed Story: Amazing by Singing Hands

Vocabulary about the body

Head Shoulders + More | 25 Mins funny Collection for Kids |

Body Parts from Steve and Maggie

Stories about races – Key vocabulary

– Fast / slow  First / last

The Tortoise and the Hare Fairy Tales and Bedtime Stories for Kids

The Great Race ? World Book Day ? Thomas & Friends UK ? Stories for Children

Can you find the treasure ? Follow clues - It is under the  ---- It is by the . It is on something red. It is in something green. It is behind ...



Parts of the body in Welsh | Beginner Welsh Lessons for Children

Learn Welsh for beginners: Lesson 1

Sports in Welsh | Welsh Beginner Lessons for Children


Science and technology

·        Helping with the gardening

·        Learn about body parts.

·        Science for kids | Body Parts - SKELETONS | Operation Ouch | Experiments for kids


·        StoryBots | Songs to Learn About The Human Body | Bones, Brain, Heart, Lungs & Stomach | Netflix Jr


·        Why Do We Eat?


* Learn about healthy food / Make healthy snacks / Try new healthy foods



Geography –

·        Follow arrows in the garden to find the treasure.

·        Go for a local walk – Take a photo of things you see / Look at your photos with a parent – Name local features – road, pavement, tree, lamp post etc

·        Sit in the front garden or watching out of the front window. How many cars, buses, bikes, lorries etc pass. Can you see a red car?

·        Cut up old calendar pictures of places to make simple jigsaws.



·         Keep a diary  / Have a chat about the day or a particular activity- What did we do ? First we ...... Then we ....... Later we ......... 

*        Look at family photographs. Talk about family news, memories using past tense. 

R.E. / History

Eric Liddell - 'The Flying Scotsman' | Religious Studies - Stories for Collective Worship



Personal, Social, Health and Economic (PSHE) education

Sesame Street: Respect | Word on the Street

Sesame Street: Confidence (Word on the Street Podcast)

Sesame Street: Bruno Mars: Don't Give Up

Sesame Street: Relax (Word on the Street Podcast)

Sesame Street: Spreading Kindness








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