- Story-time: Whatever Next
- Preparing for space
- Toys in Space
- Space travellers
Poetry/Rhyme of the Week: Astronaut and Rocket Ship!
Introduce the poem and tune on Monday (send copies home). Rehearse and sing throughout the week, e.g. waiting to go to lunch/ to focus on carpet/ just for fun! Develop performance and add actions.
Items to make moon sand (see resources document)
Poetry/Rhyme of the Week: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (‘Science Version’ in resources) Share poem; rehearse throughout the week, e.g. start/end of the day. Encourage the children to vary the pitch and tone of their voice as they rehearse. At the end of the week invite another class/guardians/headteacher to a whole class performance.
Vegetables for moon rocks
Bucket scales & non-standard weights
Music from Gustav Holst's Planets and other items for rocket/space station role-play
Poetry/Rhyme of the Week: Five Little Men in a Flying Saucer (resources)
Introduce on Monday (send a copy home). Rehearse and chant during week; enjoy at home! You might like to develop performance and add actions.