Marayong Public School

Learn By Doing

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Support - Week 1

At home learning for students in support

Daily Activities

These activities should be completed everyday.

  • Journal - Write a recount of what you have done each day and draw a picture to match.
  • Reading - Read to a parent everyday. This can include books, newspapers, magazines, catalogues, signs, menus or find a story to listen to online.
  • Listening - Listen to a story online. (see links below)
  • Movement - Dance or move to your favorite song
  • Counting - Use objects around the house to practice counting

Choose an Activity

Students can choose 1 activity to complete everyday.

  • Hygiene - Practice washing your hands. Sing the happy birthday song while you are doing it
  • Cooking - Help your parents/guardians make breakfast. Write a recipe of what you made.
  • Tidiness - Make your bed each morning and pack your toys away after playing
  • Fine motor - Practice tying your shoe laces and undoing your buttons and zippers.
  • Social - Play a board game or a card game of your choice with a friend or a family member.
  • Building Challenge - Build a house out of lego. Build a tower and use a ruler to measure how tall it is. Describe your construction to your family member. Draw what you have built.
  • Money - Use an online or a catalogue from the mail to make a Wishlist for your birthday, your limit is $50. Record your Wishlist
  • Adventure walk - Go for a walk around your area. Take note of all the animals and insects you see along the way.
  • Shape hunt - Find some 2D shapes and 3D objects in your house. Draw a picture of them and label their features.
  • Fundamental skills - Catch a ball, kick a ball, side gallop around the backyard, balance, dodge, leap, skip, hop, overarm throw, sprint run and jump

Research project

Use World Book Online to research your favourite zoo animal. The username is mps00 and the password is mps00.

These questions could be asked to guide their research:

  • What is the name of your animal? 
  • What does the animal look like?
  • Where does the animal live?
  • What food does the animal eat?
  • Any interesting facts about your animal?

The project may be presented in any form the students choose. Some examples include a PowerPoint presentation, Poster, Diorama, Speech etc.