# Week of May 4th

Monday

• The puppets Will and Nancy have found another story to read together today - The Billy Goats Gruff.
• You can watch a video of the story if you click on the link at the top of the page.

• When you have watched the story can you talk about the following
• who are the characters in the story
• where does the story take place
• what is happening at the start of the story
• what is happening at the end of the story

Tuesday

• There are 3 goats in the story of 'The Billy Goats Gruff'.
• Here are 3 fingers. Can you hold up 3 fingers like this?

• Can you hold up fingers to match the numbers 0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10?
• If a grown up says a number can you hold up the right amount of fingers as fast as you can?

• Why not have a go at making some soup for the Billy goats tea - you just need to use your imagination - it is very easy.

• You will need

an old saucepan or bowl

an old spoon

a jug of water

some bowls

some sticks

some soil

some leaves

some flowers

• Mix together whichever ingredients you fancy with the spoon or a stick.
• Pour into a couple of bowls - fantastic Billy goats soup.

Wednesday

• Will and Nancy tried to make a bridge like the one in the story of the Billy Goats Gruff.
• They balanced a mat on top of a tin of beans and a jar of jam.
• Will sat on it to see if it was a strong bridge.
• Could you have a go at making a bridge?
• It could be big or small.
• You could make it inside or outside.
• You can use anything you want to make your special bridge.

Thursday

• Today we have a difficult challenge for you to try at home.
• The word 'goat' has four letters in it.
• Have a go at writing the four letters one at a time.
• Use the pictures and rhymes below from our phonic system to help you.
• Remember to hold your pencil correctly if you can - a grown up will help you

• Start with the letter 'o' as this is the easiest one to write.
• Try and start writing from the top of the letter.

• Now have a go at 'a'. It is like 'o' and you start writing from the top of the letter.

• Now try 't'. Remember to start at the top again and put the line across at the end.

• The last letter is 'g'. This is like writing 'a' with a long curl underneath. It is difficult to do but have a go - you can do it.

• When you have tried writing the four letters can you write them again in the right order to make goat?

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