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Our amazing children and staff welcome you to our school!

Summer week 4

Look at all of your amazing work and exploring!

We also have an extra treat this week....Grace has written a story for us. 

Well done little pickles!

Grace's Story

Hello my little jumping bugs! How are you?

This week we are carrying on with bugs and creepy crawlies. 

I hope you enjoy it and can't wait to hear about and see what you have found out!

Story Time

Can you remember the name of the author (someone who writes books)

of The Very Hungry Caterpillar?

That's right...Eric Carle.

Here are some more stories written by Eric Carle.

  • Choose one of them to make a story map for (See resources in Summer week 2 for examples)
  • Paint/ Draw / make a playdough creature and label it.
  • Can you make your own little story about a bug?

The Very Busy Spider - Animated Children's Book

The Very Busy Spider by Eric Carle .

The Very Quiet Cricket (The Very Hungry Caterpillar & Other Stories)

The Very Quiet Cricket is about a young cricket who finally finds his voice. Taken from The Very Hungry Caterpillar and Other Stories collection.

Listen to and then listen and watch the music videos below.


  • Talk about what you can hear and see.
  • Which creature do you think it could be about?
  • What instruments do you hear? Can you find out what they are called?
  • Who is the person at the front without an instrument? Why are they there?
  • Is it fast or slow? Loud or soft? Angry or gentle? Busy or calm?
  • Make an instrument using elastic bands. What else would you need? Look at the instruments on the video for clues.
  • Use the action cards (below in resources) to move to the music like a bug.
  • Make your own bug movement card and write the action to match.


Flight Of The Bumblebee - Rimsky-Korsakov

Flight Of The Bumblebee - Rimsky Korsakov

Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee / Rachlevsky * Chamber Orchestra Kremlin

Rimsky-Korsakov: Flight of the Bumblebee * Chamber Orchestra Kremlin Recorded at the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory in January 2001 Our website: http:...

 Our World of Bugs, Beasties and Crawlies


  • Watch Jess on Cbeebies. She has an amazing bug adventure (see link in resources)
  • Can you find out some facts about bugs. Go on a bug hunt. What do you find? 
  • Go on a family walk - take the bug hunt chart with you (see resources below).
  • Can you make a tally chart of the creatures you find? It will tell you how many.
  • Look up, above, under, below, in and around. Lift stones, dig holes, look inside flowers, look in the air.
  • Draw what you see.
  • Read the bug facts (see resources below)
  • Ask a grown up to help you find out more (see weblinks below)
  • Write a sentence about one of the bugs that you found. 
  • Make your own bug fact book.
  • Keep practising your phonics and take a look at the reading websites and games in our main resources file.


Below are some number colourings and some addition ones too.

There is also a sorting minibeasts cut and stick activity - Perhaps you could do your own as well.