Year 4

  g.kimberley@acocksgreen.bham.sch.uk                                   

 j.gales@acocksgreen.bham.sch.uk

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The activities below are to help you stay busy. If you have other educational activities you're doing at home that is fine too and we'd love to hear from you about them!

Easter Holiday Art Project - WB 06.04.20

Details of the art project can be found on the home page of the school website. If you email your teacher pictures of your finished entries by Friday 10 April, we will each select one winner from our class and they will receive a £20 Amazon voucher. Click here for some ideas of the sorts of things you could do. Good luck!

Please note: You will still be able to access the home learning websites such as Mathletics and Reading Eggs during the Easter break.

 

Thursday 9th April

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Call a loved one to catch up and really listen to them. Which of your family or friends would really like to hear your voice today? Ask if you can call them for a chat and brighten their day, as well as yours!

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY:The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more you learn, the more places you’ll go!  Dr Seuss
Cuddle up with a book and explore new places :)

Mr T's superhero workout! 

 

Wednesday 8th April

ACTION FOR HAPPINESS from Mrs Liversidge-Take five minutes to sit still and breathe. Repeat regularly. Try to find a quiet space and be still. You could try shutting your eyes and listen to the sounds. Can you hear your heart beat and the sound of your breath? Enjoy this moment and come back to do it whenever you need some calm. 

Wednesday 8th April:Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Good manners and kindness are always in fashion!

Always remember to say “Please” and “Thank you”. 

Mr T's superhero workout!

Tuesday 7th April

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Share what you are feeling and be willing to ask for help. Try not to keep your thoughts inside if they are causing you to feel worried. Have a chat with someone and don't stop until you can find something to smile about.

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Where there is a will, there is a way. Try your best with everything you do today. 

Mr T's superhero workout!

Monday 6th April

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY :Be kind whenever possible. It is always possible. Dalai Lama

Be kind to yourself and others around you.

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

 

Suggested activities for Friday 3rd April 2020. Click here 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY:You cannot change the circumstances, the seasons, or the wind, but you can change yourself. That is something you have. Jim Rohn

Enjoy Fabulous Friday :0

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Write down ten things that you feel grateful for and why. I know that I am grateful to know each and every one of you - that's number one on my list! Happy Friday to you all x

Suggested activities for Thursday 2nd April 2020. Click here 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: If you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely. Roald Dahl
 Make a poster of happy thoughts to display at home :)

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink! - Thursday 2nd April

Action for Happiness from Mrs LiversidgeEnjoy washing your hands. Remember all they do for you. Don't forget that 20 second rule to wash them and always use some hand cream if they start to get a bit dry with all that washing!

Suggested activities for Wednesday 1st April 2020. Click here 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY : Mix a little foolishness with your serious plans. It is lovely to be silly at the right moment.
Horace

Tell us about your favourite fun activity. Send in your fun time pictures J

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Make a plan to help you keep calm and stay in contact. Who can you call on video chat today to see their face when they know it's you calling?

Suggested activities for Tuesday 31st March 2020. Click here 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT FOR THE DAY :“The best preparation for tomorrow is doing your best today.” – H. Jackson Brown

Talk about a person you know that always tries their best.  Is there anything you can learn from them?

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Go nature spotting today. Even in a city, life is all around. Can you see any birds flying overhead carrying twigs for their nests? Can you hear or see any bees, ladybirds or butterflies outside or through the window? Are there any new plants or flowers starting to bloom in your garden or from where you can see from your window?

 

Suggested activities for Monday 30th March 2020. Click here 

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY : You will never have this day again. So make it count!

Make a list of all the things you have enjoyed about today. How long is your list?

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Mentally scan down your body and notice what it is feeling. Give your shoulders a roll, have a slow deep breath and slowly stretch out each part of your body. Enjoy how strong your body feels today!

Suggested activities for Friday 27th March 2020. Click here

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY: Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why we call it “The Present”

Give your teachers the best present ever. Be happy and enjoy the work : )

Mr T's superhero workout - Friday 27th March

Action for Happiness from Mrs LiversidgeStop work earlier and use the time to be still and relaxCelebrate 'Friday' by building in some extra play time outside, lie on the sofa to read a book or do some craft or cooking. Enjoy the stillness at some point today.

 

 Suggested activities for Thursday 26 March 2020. Click here

Mrs Khan’s THOUGHT OF THE DAY : Being different isn’t a bad thing. It means you’re brave enough to be yourself. (Luna Lovegood)
Ask your family to name 3 things that make you special.

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Tune into your feelings without judging or trying to change. Remember, it's always helpful to talk about how you feel with someone you trust. 

 

Suggested activities for Wednesday 25 March 2020. Click here

Mrs Khan's THOUGHT FOR THE DAY : You will never have this day again. So make it count! Write about what you enjoyed today and why?

Mr T's superhero workout with videolink!

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Make a list of amazing things that you take for granted. Notice the sounds, tastes, sights around you, the colours of nature outside and how you feel when you achieve something.

Suggested activities for Tuesday 24 March 2020

Mrs Khan's THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: “No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.” – Aesop

Do something kind for a member of your family and make them smile : )

Action for Happiness - Mr T's Superhero Workout!               Superhero Workout Tutorial Video

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge: Notice when you are tired and take a break as soon as possible. Take time to stretch and drink water during the day to refresh yourself. Don't worry if you can't do something - take a break and come back to it a bit later. Remember the magic of the word 'yet'!

Maths - Play Times Tables Rock Stars (your log-in is in your Reading Record). Then write out division facts for the 3, 4 and 6 times tables.

English: Which words use the "ough" sound? Click here to find out. Then write a list of as many words as possible that have the "ough" sound in them. Now write exciting sentences featuring those words.

Create: Look at the packaging for juice and smoothies in your cupboards and fridge. They come in cartons, bottles and pouches. Design a package for the smoothies we made on the bicycle blender on Sport Relief Day. Make your package colourful and eye-catching and remember to give your smoothie a healthy-sounding name.

Get Active: Complete Challenge Card 1

Story time at 2.45pm: Listen and watch "The Wild Robot" on the school blog. Draw a picture of Roz and Brightbill.

 

Email Mrs Kimberley and Mr Gales your pics of you doing the activities and we'll put you on the blog.

 

Suggested activities for Monday 23 March 2020

 Mrs Khan's THOUGHT FOR THE DAY: Today is a great day to learn something new. 23.03.20

Have a think about the first time you learnt a new fact. Write a paragraph about what it was and how you used this new knowledge?

Action for Happiness from Mrs Liversidge - Take an unusual route and notice what looks different. From your window, can you see anything starting to grow on the trees or the flower beds? Watch every day and notice when something does. If you're out for a walk, remember to keep 2 metres away from anyone walking past, but look at the differences in the houses you go past.

Maths - Fractions of Amounts

MyMaths log in details:  username: acocks       password: percent

English: Watch Newsround and discuss with your family what is happening in the wider world.

Create: draw, paint, colour a rainbow and place it in a window in your home. Let's see how many rainbows you can see in your street.

Get Active: Yoga Disco