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Toucans Home Learning 12.2.21, by Mrs Whittingham

Date: 11th Feb 2021 @ 12:44pm

Friday 12th February                                                                       

Gung hay fat choy is how Cantonese speakers wish you a happy new year—literally "wishing you great happiness and prosperity."

In China, the official language is MandarinGong xi fa cai is how Mandarin-speakers wish you a happy new year—literally "wishing you to be prosperous in the coming year."

Hello everyone. We think you have worked so hard with your remote learning this half term so as a little treat and a big thank you here are some lovely activities for you to choose from today.

We would like you to start with Mrs Powell’s worship then complete your Science lesson.

Then the choice is yours! Perhaps these will give you some nice ideas to do over the half term holiday too.


Please click on the link for Mrs Powell’s worship today


Science – Diet and Lifestyle lesson 4

What happens to the circulatory system during exercise?

Please click here for the link to today’s science lesson.


Please click here for the link to a video of all of the teachers explaining the fun activities below! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNh6KS0A38E

Build a den either inside (or even outdoors if we are lucky enough to have a warm, dry day) You could use blankets, sheets, cushions, old boxes, chairs. Could you put your teddy bear in there and a book?



While you are out on your daily walk, why not look out for the following things and tick them off when you see them. There is a large copy of the sheet attached to the blog.

Puppet show

•Make up your own story to act out or you could use one of your favourite stories instead

•Make your own puppet characters – these could be sock, stick or finger puppets

•You could even make your own puppet theatre out of a cereal box

•Perform your story using your puppets for your family


Obstacle course

You don’t need any fancy equipment. Just get creative with the things you have already got at home or in your garden. E.g.

  • Balance a potato on a spoon
  • Balance a cushion on your head
  • Jump over a skipping rope/piece of string, pair of tights
  • Use rolled up socks as cones and run in and out of them
  • Keepie uppies with rolled up socks


Lego building challenge