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Home Learning

Spring 1 and 2

Each week, children have to complete one home learning challenge. They can choose whichever one they want to do! These can be done independently or together, with a parent or guardian.


Write a diary entry as if you are an explorer travelling throughout the rainforest.

  • Write about what you can see, hear, touch, smell and taste.
  • Do you see any scary animals?
  • Do you come across any dangerous terrain?

Write an information text about the people living in one of these extreme environments: mountainous, artic, tropical or desert.

  • What shelter do they stay in?
  • What clothes do they wear?
  • What food do they eat?
  • How do they travel? …


Create a vibrant fact file poster about the Rainforest, including all the main facts you have found out.



Measure the arm and leg length of everyone in your home. Make a table to show your results. After, can you try to create a graph showing your results? You could do a bar graph.


Find a picture of yourself as a baby. Write down all the differences and similarities of yourself now and then. You could write about physical features as well as stating what you can actually do now which you couldn’t back then.



Create a tally chart showing all the different heights in your family. Can you then transfer this into a bar or line graph?


Can you find different 3d shapes in your home and write them all down in a table. Also, write down their properties thinking about number of: edges, vertices and faces.



Can you create a piece of artwork based on the tropical environment we are looking at now?

You can choose to show this however you would like (collage, pastel, painting, pencil sketch …)


Research Henri Rousseau and all his different pieces. Can you copy one of his images using materials in your home?


Sketch an animal from the rainforest, thinking about your pencil skills (blending, shading …)


Create a word search including your favourite rainforest animals.


Create a rainforest crossword, thinking carefully about the clues you will give to people.