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This week we are continuing our Topic - 'Tremendous Travel'. This week we are going to explore the next form of transport – it has four wheels… can you guess? Our story focus is ‘Duck in the Truck’ by Jez Alborough. Please follow the you tube link to hear the story being read out.
What do we use cars for?
Where can you go in a car?
Can your child name different types of vehicles with four wheels?
During COVID-19 lockdown we haven’t been able to travel as much as normal.
COVID-19 bear has some questions you could discuss with your child about traveling during COVID-19 lockdown and what they might like to do/go after lockdown.
Where would you like to go after lockdown?Maybe you can share these answers to help your child make up their own mind.
Communication and Language
Retell the story ‘Duck in a truck’ using toys and mud
Maybe you can change the ending of the story?
Make a vehicle out of garden or home items
Can you make different track lines in your playdough?
Can you describe the different tracks?
Maybe you could take your mucky cars and trucks and wash them up in warm soapy water.
Maybe you can make a story about a car of your own using your toys.
Maybe you can write your story down in your own book.
You could use some key words/phrases like once upon a time, next, then and suddenly.
All the key words in the story have ‘ck’ in them
Can you make some words using the following sounds ‘ch’ ‘sh’
Duck and truck rhyme
Can you think of any more words that rhyme with duck?
Is it dog or is it muck?
Is it cat or is it stuck?
Can you think of any words that rhyme with cat? (mat, bat, hat or sat)
Understanding the World
It is important we encourage our children to looks closely at similarities, differences, patterns and change in the environment around them.
How has this lockdown affected the environment?
How has it affected the number of cars on the road?
Encourage the use of words that help children to express opinions, e.g. ‘busy’, ‘quiet’ and ‘pollution’ etc.
Expressive Art and Design
Paper plate duck truck
Lollipop stick trucks and ducks
Painting with trucks
Make different patterns with different types of vehicles wheels.
Make different styles of vehicles from Lego