Under the Sea

Hello everyone

Our learning this week is based around the collection of short poems called ‘Commotion in the Ocean’ by Giles Andreae

You can listen to the poems here:           

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9pRhgZ8Jffs

or you can use the Power Point of the poems (see below in the resource list at the bottom of the page)

 

Why not listen to the song ‘There’s a hole at the bottom of the sea’. What sea creatures are in the song?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R1Qn2bcZRTo   

          

There are lots of activities for you to have a go at, the ones that have a printable sheet are provided and marked (S):

  • If you were a diver, what sea creatures do you think you would see when you were under the water? Write a list and draw pictures (S)
  • Think of your favourite sea creature and make a fact file about it. Draw a picture of your chosen creature and write interesting facts about it that you know
  • If you could be  sea creature for a day, what would you choose to be? Why? Draw a picture of yourself as that creature and explain your choice, I would be a ?? because …..
  • Using junk modelling or construction kits, make a sea creature of your choice. What features such as eyes, fin, tail, does your creature have?
  • Draw a picture of your model and label the different body features
  • Commotion in the Ocean is a set of information poems about sea creatures. Can you draw a picture of what you think lives where the ‘water’s dark and deep’? What would you call your sea creature? What features would it have?
  • Look at the photographs on the Under the Sea writing activity. Write sentences to describe each sea creature. Use interesting adjectives (describing words) (S)
  • Can you guess the sea creature by reading the clues? Use the EYFS powerpoint game (a grown up could help you with the more tricky words) (S)
  • Read the sentences about the different sea creatures. Colour them in to make the picture match the sentence (S) Read and Colour (S) Early reading Comprehension activity
  • Do you want be a scientist? Try the two science investigations with a grown up. (S) Frozen Sea (S) Salt Water Density
  • Design your own seahorse (S)
  • Design a new sea creature using some of the features of another sea creature (S)
  • Create your own under water scene using the cutting activity pictures (S)
  • How many of the Under the Sea Learning Challenges can you complete? (S)
  • Cut out the numbered sea creatures and put in the grid in the correct order 1-10 and 11-20 (S)
  • Use the 3d shape nets to create a sea creature. Colour them in first and then cut them out and stick together to make a 3d shape fish (S)
  • Solve the addition and subtraction clues to change the animals into different colours (S)
  • Search for the sea creatures, then colour and count them (S)
  • Complete the number sentences to find the number bonds to 10. Use the pictures of the starfisha db puffer fish to help you (S)
  • Use your pencil carefully to trace the patterns. How would you describe each pattern? (S)

Have a fantastic summer and we will see you in September as Year 1’s!

Lots of love Mrs Lodge, Mrs Perry, Mrs Green, Mrs Hill and Mrs Mercer xxxxx

File icon: ppt Commotion in the Ocean power point [ppt 4MB] Click to download
File icon: docx Diver sheet [docx 31KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf writing-activities- sea creatures [pdf 1MB] Click to download
File icon: ppt EYFS-under-the-sea-what-am-i-interactive-powerpoint-game-with-photos [ppt 12MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Under-the-Sea-Read-and-Colour [pdf 392KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Early Reading Comprehension Activity [pdf 294KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Frozen Sea Science Experiment [pdf 467KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Extended Prompt Card [pdf 416KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Salt Water density Science Experiment [pdf 416KB] Click to download
File icon: doc Extended Prompt Card [doc 1MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf seahorse-outline-design sheet [pdf 174KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf Design-Your-Own-Sea-Creatures [pdf 744KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf EYFS-Under-the-Sea-Home-Learning-Challenge-FS2 [pdf 2MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf 1-20-number-ordering-activity [pdf 1005KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf 3D-Shape-Fish [pdf 5MB] Click to download
File icon: pdf addition-and-subtraction-puzzle-0-20 [pdf 523KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf find-colour-and-count-activity [pdf 540KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf number-bonds-to-10-under-the-sea-ten-frame [pdf 88KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf pattern-tracing-activity [pdf 694KB] Click to download
File icon: pdf -cutting-skills-activity [pdf 2MB] Click to download