Topic work based on wild animals
Please feel free to use whatever materials you have at home for the creative activities, they don't have to be exactly the same as set out below.
Zoo live feeds to view (different zoos)
What is the difference between wild animals and pets? Why can’t wild animals live in our houses?
Example of a verse from the story:
“Down in the jungle where nobody sees what can you see (swinging in the trees) with a (swingy, swing here and a swingy, swing there) What’s the creature (swinging through the trees). It’s a (monkey) He goes (swing, swing) boogie, woogie, oogie (swing, swing) boogie, woogie, oogie (swing, swing) boogie, woogie, oogie. That’s the way (he’s swinging through the trees).”
Short sentence stating what their favourite animal is.
Extended sentence explaining why they like it using ‘because’ giving one or more reasons.
Write a simple sentence.
Write more than one sentence.
What do you know about elephants now?
*Extra story: We're going on a lion hunt: https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aAfPloGntAI
Give your child the monkey template with the face, feet etc to cut out. Ask them to colour the features they’ve cut out. Give them 5 strips of paper for the arms, leg and tail; show them how to concertina them. Put them together to create a monkey.
Similar to this:
Other monkey activities:
monkey positional language song
Just dance 5 little monkeys
Write a riddle about a monkey. I.e. ’I have a tail. I like to eat bananas. I can swing in trees. Who am I?’ Encourage your child to come up with their own ideas for the riddle.
Write a riddle about a monkey with support.
Child can choose their own animal and write a riddle about it.
Unfortunately not the ones with chocolate chips.
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