Year 1 – Home Learning

Information for parents

A Toy’s Story

Topic: A history topic looking at toys in the past and present

Maths: Multiplication and division, fractions, position and direction, place value within 100, time and money.
Reading: Fluency, retrieval and inference
Writing: Story-telling, poetry and non fiction including information texts

Topic Ideas:

  • Interview grandparents or older relatives about toys they played with when they were younger. What toys did they play with? What materials were they made from? Write down some of their answers to share with the class.
  • Design a poster for a toy. Make it eye catching an include information about what the toy does and why people should buy it.
  • Sort your toys into groups. You can decide how to sort them. Take a photograph of your sorting or write your results in a diagram.
  • Create a picture of your favourite toy using pastels, paint, colouring pencils or pens or collage.
  • Design and build a 3D model of a toy. You could use junk modelling or construction to make your toy. 

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