We might have had two weeks of Easter but I felt it was important to keep a routine in place so that it wouldn’t be too tricky to get back into afterwards! With the exception of the bank holidays and weekends, we followed a reduced schedule compare to the first two weeks of home learning and focussed on the basics as well as developing life skills.
The plan versus the reality
Mon-Fri 6-17 April
1 hour daily: spellings, times tables, sewing, knots, laces, chopping onions, peeling potatoes, PE/exercise
We completed PE with Joe live every morning at 9am. We then had a quick break (to recover!) before working on spellings and Maths.
I taught Matthew and Anya to tie shoelaces and now they are experts. I am still being a hard taskmaster and making them tie 5 laces before they can have a snack or go and play.
We also had a go and mending clothes and darning socks. This involved learning to tie a know and thread a needle.
There was more cooking including white chocolate rice krispie cakes again. We had some left over icing from Zach’s birthday cakes so the kids decorated some biscuits they had made with me.
I organised our first Easter egg hunt using toy surprises from Zuru.