Each learning activity package has a parent/carer guide with instructions, with many containing multiple play and do videos and audio resources to help you with your child’s learning. Always read the instructions in the parent/carer guide first and download or print resources that are embedded in the guide, before starting each day. Many learning packages have multiple video and audio resources that provide self-guiding teaching segments and instructions for you and your child/ren.

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English and literacy

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /g/ /o/ /c/ and /k/.

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In this lesson your child will be learning to correctly form the letter c, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

Learning Package 4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

Learning Package 5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

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Learning Package 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /g/ /o/ /c/ and /k/.

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters g and o, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

Learning Package 4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

Learning Package 5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

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Learning Package 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /i/ /n/ /m/ and /d/.

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters m and d, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

Learning Package 4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

Learning Package 5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

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Learning Package 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /i/ /n/ /m/ and /d/.

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters i and n, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

Learning Package 4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

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Learning Package 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /s/ /t/ /a/ and /p/.

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters s, a, t and p, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

Learning Package 4: Reading

Your child is learning to think critically when listening to a story. Your child needs to know that people bring different experiences, thoughts and ideas to a story, and this can change how we understand it.

Learning Package 5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Mathematics and numeracy

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Subitising - match my collection

In this lesson your child will subitise, which is the ability to look at something and know how many items there are without having to count.

Learning Package 2: Go fish -teen and -ty

In this task your child will play a card game using -teen and -ty numbers.

Learning Package 3: Dotty six

This game focuses on some key mathematical skills including counting, representations and combining quantities.

Learning Package 4: Maths explosion 7 feet follow up

This task offers your child the opportunity to measure length using uniform informal units.

Learning Package 5: Numberblocks - Stampolines follow up

This task offers your child the opportunity to explore the smaller numbers than make up larger numbers.

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Learning Package 1: Go fish

This task will help your child identify relationships between numbers.

Learning Package 2: Dice patterns A

In this task your child will work mathematically with dice patterns.

Learning Package 3: Dice patterns B

In this task your child will work mathematically with dice patterns.

Learning Package 4: Paddlepop sticks 1

This number talk will help your child to notice some very important patterns of our number system.

Learning Package 5: Capture ten

This game will help your child develop fluency in looking at combinations to ten, finding landmark numbers and renaming collections using place value.

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Learning Package 1: Numeral card caterpillar

This task will increase confidence in your child to place numbers in sequence.

Learning Package 2: Scavenger hunt

This game helps your child practise identifying numerals to 20, counting, identifying shapes and objects and comparing things.

Learning Package 3: Matching numbers for two

This task helps children see numbers in different ways. This is an important aspect of early number sense.

Learning Package 4: Fill it up

This task gives your child an opportunity to explore volume and capacity.

Learning Package 5: Ten concentration

This task is helpful for noticing patterns with number combinations.

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Learning Package 1: The counting game

This task is designed to offer your child multiple opportunities to explore important aspects of counting.

Learning Package 2: Building towers

This fun task involves using dice and building blocks to develop counting and number sense.

Learning Package 3: Pinch a ten

This game helps children think about important relationships like more, less, between. It also builds skills in estimating and recording mathematical ideas.

Learning Package 4: Long creatures

This task gives your child an opportunity to explore length and use everyday language to describe mathematical situations.

Learning Package 5: Number busting

This activity will help your child to talk about how numbers can be made up of smaller numbers.

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Learning Package 1: Numbers and counting – Make a counting book

This task is designed to offer your child multiple opportunities to explore important aspects of counting.

Learning Package 2: Numbers and counting – Counting with understanding

Counting involves more than just saying the number words. Children also need to be able to match the words they say when they count to the symbols and the quantity (the amount).

Learning Package 3: Numbers – Guess my number

Developing number sense means children can talk about the relationship between numbers. This game helps children think about important relationships like more, less, between, etc.

Learning Package 4: Numbers10 or bust

Developing number sense means children can talk about the relationship between numbers. This game helps children think about important relationships to ten.

Learning Package 5: Patterns – Let's explore patterns

Patterning skills are foundational to mathematics.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Physical activities

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Base run

A fun game of team work and tactics that will allow children to practise their running, throwing and catching.

Learning Package 2: Continuous tennis

Players hit a ball over an obstacle and run to the back of the line, making way for the next player to receive the ball and hit it to keep the game going.

Learning Package 3: Pepper

A fast paced game involving one batter and multiple fielders.

Learning Package 4: GetActive@Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

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Learning Package 1: Back to back passing challenge

This partner game will allow you to explore different ways of passing the ball between partners and even come up with your own creative ways of passing the ball.

Learning Package 2: Let's throw!

Using recycled pieces of paper, players scrunch their paper into a ball and aim to throw as many as possible over their opponents line in a set time.

Learning Package 3: Mini golf

Use your imagination plus household objects to design your own mini golf course.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

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Learning Package 1: Big and little targets

Using a bat and ball, aim for different sized targets to see how many points you can score.

Learning Package 2: Footy golf

Players aim to score points by hitting a ball through goal posts.

Learning Package 3: Keep the ball up

Try to keep a ball off the ground by passing it to each other.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

Learning Package 1: Bat tapping

Using a bat and ball, keep tapping the ball into the air for as long as possible.

Learning Package 2: Catching challenge

Test your catching skills in these variety of fun challenges.

Learning Package 3: Hearts, clubs, diamonds, spades

Choose a card from a deck and then complete the number of exercises for a specific suit. Great fun for the whole family.

Learning Package 4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

Learning Package 1: Bullseye

This game will allow you to practise your throwing skills as you try to increase your accuracy.

Learning Package 2: Reach the sky

Test your speed to see if you can reach the line before your object hits the floor.

Learning Package 3: Balancing act

Use different parts of your body to balance a range of household items.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

More key learning areas

Week 6

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Diddle Diddle Dumpling

In this lesson your child will learn to sing the song Diddle Diddle Dumpling and will then create their own rhyme.

Learning Package 2: Science - Wetlands birds

Your child will engage with three short videos about wetland birds from the rangers at Sydney Olympic Park. Learn about the history of Homebush Bay, meet an ecologist, complete your own birdwatching survey, explore the adaptations of the ibis and watch an ibis ceremonial dance.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Pease pudding fun

Your child will learn to sing two songs and create rhythm using everyday kitchen items.

Learning Package 2: Science – Light and sound

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education to learn about all about light and sound. Watch the video and then complete some of your own light and sound experiments at home.

Learning Package 3: Science – Liquid nitrogen show

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education as they teach you molecules and materials in their Liquid Nitrogen Show. Watch the video and then complete some of your own experiments at home.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Baa baa black sheep

Sing and move to more nursery rhymes in this interactive lesson.

Learning Package 2: 'The Incredible Freedom Machines' by Kirli Saunders

Watch Kirli Saunders, NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year 2020, proud Gunai woman and award-winning international children's author and poet read her story 'The Incredible Freedom Machines'. After listening, complete a fun activity based on the story.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Nursery rhymes

Sing and interact with nursery rhymes.

Learning Package 2: Science – Minibeasts

Discover the variety of minibeasts in your garden with Karen from Sydney Science Education.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Nursery rhymes

Sing and interact with nursery rhymes.

Learning Package 2: Multiple subjects – Pirate school

Fun activities related to pirates.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

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