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Year 1

Download the documents below. For each document, follow the link to watch the story and then complete the activities to go with each story. Do one activity a day. 
Folllow the link to access a range of phonics games. If asked to select a phonics phase, choose Phase 2 or Phase 3.
Download the planning document below. Complete one of the 'small steps' each day. Use practical resources to practise each skill. 

Lesson 1 - The Lost Sheep


Read the story of The Lost Sheep together. In this story, God is like the shepherd and we are like his sheep. Talk about how this story teaches us that just as the shepherd cares for every one of his sheep, God cares for every one of us. We are all important to him and he will always find us, just like the shepherd found his sheep.


Cut out the pictures from the story. Can your child order the pictures and use them to verbally retell the story?

Lesson 2 - The Boy Jesus Lost in the Temple


Read the story of The Boy Jesus Lost in the Temple together. Talk about how it feels to be lost. Have the children ever got lost anywhere? How did it make them feel? How do you think Mary felt when she thought Jesus was lost?


Can your child fill in the speech bubbles to show what Mary and Jesus were thinking?

Design and Technology

Can you join Andy for a wild workout?