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.

For a preview of the self-guiding videos select: High frequency sight word instruction

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English and literacy

Week 6 – 1st-5th June

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Learning Package 1: Reading

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

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will learn to correctly form the letters th, ch, ay, and ng.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

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

Learning Package 4: Writing

In these lessons your child will learn to write sentences with greater details based on the book ‘There’s a Sea in my Bedroom’ by Margaret Wild.

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Learning Package 1: Reading

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

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will learn to correctly form the letters ur, er, oi, and oy.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

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

Learning Package 4: Writing

In these lessons your child will learn to write sentences with greater details based on the book ‘There’s a Sea in my Bedroom’ by Margaret Wild.

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Learning Package 1: Reading

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

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will learn to correctly form the letters o, d, h, w and n, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

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

Learning Package 4: Writing

In these lessons your child will learn to write an imaginative story of their own based on the book ‘Alexander’s Outing’ by Pamela Allen.

Learning Package 1: Reading

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

Learning Package 2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will learn to correctly form the letters o, d, h, w and n, in both the lower case and the capital form.

Learning Package 3: Sight words

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

Learning Package 4: Writing

In these lessons your child will learn to write an imaginative story of their own based on the book ‘Alexander’s Outing’ by Pamela Allen.

Learning Package 1: 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 2: Sight words

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

Learning Package 3: Writing

It is recommended your child completes the reading lessons for the week – Nobody Owns the Moon lessons to build their knowledge and understanding of the text before watching this writing video.

Learning Package 4: Reading

This series of lessons is based on the book Nobody Owns the Moon, by Tohby Riddle. Your child will need to watch and listen to each video carefully, so that they can respond to questions just like they do when the teacher at school is sharing a story with them.

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 – 1st-5th June

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Learning Package 1: Doubles facts concentration

This activity builds fluency of doubles facts as well as in making sense of different visual representations.

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: Race to zero

This game helps your child develop their confidence in using a range of strategies for subtraction.

Learning Package 3: Which one doesn’t belong?

This number talk and activity encourages your child to look for the patterns that make things different and similar.

Learning Package 4: Turn over three

This game will help your child look for relationships between numbers, develop flexibility in how they work with numbers and develop fluency in number facts.

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: One big triangle

This task will encourage strategies for working out numbers that combine to make 10.

Learning Package 2: Complete the square

This task is excellent for helping to reinforce your child’s understanding of the properties of squares.

Learning Package 3: Writing digits

This task provides meaningful practice of writing and ordering the numbers from 1 to 20.

Learning Package 4: Sponge art transformations

In this task your child will create a painting while investigating flips, slides and turns.

Learning Package 5: Sitting around the party tables

This task gives children an opportunity to explore some number relationships.

Learning Package 1: Basketball toss

In this activity your child will explore different methods to collect, interpret and evaluate data.

Learning Package 2: Counting game – Part 1

This activity provides opportunities for your child to use mental maths strategies helping to improve their understanding of numbers.

Learning Package 3: Counting game – Part 2

This activity helps in developing a good number sense which is important because it encourages your child to think in flexible ways, promoting confidence when working with numbers.

Learning Package 4: Handfuls

In this activity your child will be estimating how many objects in a collection.

Learning Package 5: Explore patterns – Part 1

In this activity your child will be exploring patterns.

Learning Package 6: Explore patterns – Part 2

In this activity your child will be exploring patterns.

Learning Package 1: Addition and subtraction – Strike it out!

This is a great activity to increase skills in reasoning, working collaboratively, and applying knowledge of strategies used to add and subtract.

Learning Package 2: Mental strategies – Number busting

This activity provides opportunities for your child to use mental maths strategies helping to improve their understanding of numbers.

Learning Package 3: Place value – 101 and you’re out

This activity helps in developing a good number sense which is important because it encourages your child to think in flexible ways, promoting confidence when working with numbers.

Learning Package 4: Combinations to 10 – Sam and Holly’s problem

This activity explores and builds on your child’s knowledge of the combinations to 10.

Learning Package 5: Mathematical reasoning – Building towers

This activity helps develop mathematical reasoning and communicating whilst also supporting number sense.

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 – 1st-5th June

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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 – 1st-5th June

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - The ants go marching

Your child will learn to sing a song and create rhythm using everyday kitchen items.

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.

Learning Pacakge 3: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for student to use. This week explore 'Funny Fiction' with Oliver Phommavanh.

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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.

Learning Package 4: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for student to use. This week explore 'Story Ingredients' with Deborah Abela.

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Learning Package 1: Creative arts - Humpty Dumpty

Sing, move and create art in this lesson about Humpty Dumpty.

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.

Learning Package 3: Everyone's an Author

Everyone's an Author is a digital creative writing program featuring ten great Australian authors. Each week an author focuses on a different aspect of writing and a learning journal is released for students to use. This week explore 'Creating Characters' with Yvette Posholigan and 'Developing Dialogue' with Tim Harris.

Learning Package 1: Creative arts – Nursery rhymes

Continue to explore a range of nursery rhymes with your child.

Learning Package 2: Science – Minibeasts

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

Learning Package 1: Creative arts Nursery rhymes

Explore a range of nursery rhymes with your child.

Learning Package 2: Multiple subjects Pirate school

Learn how to become a pirate with an entertaining video made with the Australian National Maritime Museum.

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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