Things To Do

Tree walks

Go for a walk and look for rare trees in your neighbourhood.

 

The website www.treetalk.co.uk helps you plan beautiful walks around your local area to locate and discover the rarest types of trees in London.

 

Take some photos and send them through and we'll add them to our Tree Talk page!

Defeat Mr Peters - Countries of the World Quiz

Practise your ability to recall and name all of the countries in the world by taking the Jetpunk quiz. Mr Peters' highest score is 170 in 15 minutes! See if you can beat him. If you'd like to see your name on the school scoreboard, send through a screenshot of your results and we'll add you.

 

https://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/how-many-countries-can-you-name

Defeat Mr Peters - Flags of the World Quiz

Practise your ability to identify all of the flags of the world by taking the Jetpunk quiz. Mr Peters' highest score is 152 in 15 minutes! See if you can beat him. If you'd like to see your name on the school scoreboard, send through a screenshot of your results and we'll add you.

 

https://www.jetpunk.com/quizzes/flags-of-the-world-quiz

Learn to type

Practise your skills to speed up those fingers when typing on the keyboard by playing Dance Mat Typing!

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zf2f9j6/articles/z3c6tfr

Start a worm farm

Help your avocado seedling grow by setting up your own worm farm. Worm farms are great ways to help turn organic kitchen waste into compost.

 

https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=726

Make some art

Make use of cardboard boxes left over from home deliveries to create your own colourful mosaic artwork.

 

Keep one large side of a flattened cardboard box aside.

 

Cut the remaining sides of a cardboard box into different sized squares and rectangles.

 

Paint the pieces in a variety of colours.

 

Arrange the pieces in an overlapped pattern and attach with PVA glue to the large piece of cardboard.

 

Send through photos of your artwork and we'll add it to the school art gallery.

Make a movie

Choose a famous music video or scene from a your favourite movie. Use toys, Lego and other things from around the house to make a stop-motion version of your own.

 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/art-and-design-ks2-stop-motion-animation/zr67kmn

Create your own audio book or storylineonline video

Choose a picture book you really love. Record yourself reading it aloud and/or film yourself reading the book. Add in animations or images from the book in a similar way to storylineonline to create your own storytime reading resource.

 

https://www.storylineonline.net

Take the 'I Finally Got Around To...' Challenge

Choose one thing that everyone else seems to have done/seen/read/watched that you just haven't got around to, yet, and make some time for it. Mr Peters, for example, finally got around to watching the Star Wars films thanks to the very persistent recommendations of a Year 5 fan.

 

Email your results into office@stjstj.co.uk with the subject: Finally Got Around To It Challenge and we'll add it to our ever-growing page of accomplishments.

Play some games

Practise some mathematical skills by using some of the many game ideas listed here on Mathsticks.

 

https://mathsticks.com/my/tag/ks2-7-11-yrs-2/

Complete some puzzles

Try to complete some of the many number, word and logic puzzles at I Love Maths Games.

 

https://www.ilovemathsgames.com/puzzles.html

Go wild with science

Why not attempt some of the 30 different science-based activities around the house?

 

https://groweatgift.com/2017/06/14/30-ways-to-go-wild-with-science/

Learn to draw cartoon characters

Take some lessons from illustrator Steven Lenton to learn how to draw your own versions of some of his most beloved characters. Submit your attempts and we will post them in our Art Gallery.

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbpwB792UfmrY9JeQ2nk5Iw

Don those chef hats - cooking with kids

Learn how to make a variety of different dishes using picture recipe books, videos, shopping lists at Nomster Chef. Learn about some of the geography of some of the dishes and ingredients also by following the links to their incredibly interesting videos for kiddos.

 

https://nomsterchef.com/home

Learn how to draw using perspective

Learn how to draw buildings and objects using perspective.

How To Draw Using Perspective
How to draw using perspective.pptx
Microsoft Power Point presentation [31.7 MB]
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