Pilch Lane, Liverpool, Merseyside L14 0JG

0151 477 8815


St Margaret Mary's Catholic Infant School

Loving, learning, growing together with Jesus

Reception Week Beginning 13th July

Hi Reception,

We hope that you have all had a lovely week and managed to complete some of the work that we have shared on our Reception page.

Please click the link below to enjoy a weekly Collective Worship with your family.

Collective Worship at Home

This week we are continuing with the topic ‘Keeping healthy’.



Are you enjoying reading e-books on your iPad or tablet?

Jolly Phonics have made lots of their reading books available as e-readers for Android and Apple devices.

You can purchase the books by clicking on the links below:




This week’s story is Oliver’s Fruit Salad by Vivian French

Click the link to hear the story https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FpR26kPqpHc


Suggested activities

  • Write sentences to describe different fruit you can see in the picture. Remember to use your phonic knowledge to help you spell words. 
    • E.g. I can see a crunchy, red apple.
    • E.g. I can see a small, purple grape.

  • Encourage the children to write shopping lists of fruit to buy at a shop.
  • Write a letter to Oliver to explain to him how important it is to eat fruit.
  • Draw a fruit salad and label the fruits you have used.
  • Write instructions for how to brush your teeth. 


There are still lots of ideas for maths being shared on White Rose Maths to help you to keep up to date with your learning.


Suggested activities


Day 1 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/talking-about-your-daily-routine

Day 2 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-and-discussing-the-days-of-the-week

Day 3 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/exploring-time-and-the-seasons

Day 4 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/measuring-short-periods-of-time-in-simple-ways

Day 5 - https://classroom.thenational.academy/lessons/investigating-number-combinations-within-20



You may want to create your own Fruit stall.

Will you be the customer or the shop assistant?

How much will you charge for each item?

You could make price tags with the maximum price of 20p and use 1p coins to count the correct amount.


you could see if you can recognise different coins and match them to the correct price tag.




Understanding of the World

Using the internet with your grown up, find out where in world different fruit comes from.

Can we grow bananas in England? 

Expressive Arts

You could set up a fruit bowl and do some observational drawings of fruit.


Make salt dough fruit and vegetables following this recipe.


Physical Development

Healthy eating

  • The children could practice their cutting skills and carefully cut, chop and peel different fruit and make a fruit salad. 

  • Make fruit kebabs

  • Make a fruit smoothie

Sugar in drinks

You may want to think about the amount of sugar in different drinks and complete the -think-before-you-drink-experiment-activity-sheet




The Change for Life app allows you to scan food packaging to find out how much sugar is in the food we eat. 



Taking care of your teeth

It is very important to take care of you teeth and brush your teeth everyday. 


Parent advice about teeth brushing



Learn How to brush your teeth properly. Dentist Ben Atkins explains the best way to look after your teeth.

EYFS. Playtime - Toothbrush - BBC Teach Andy Day has songs, stories and movement activities for pre-school children.

Songs you can brush your teeth to.

 Hey Duggee - The Toothbrush Song Sing along with The Toothbrush Song from Hey Duggee.


Brush your teeth Watch and sing along with the video.


Parent advice about teeth brushing



Communication and Language

Play the memory game “I went to the shop and I bought…”

Learn the tongue twister “Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers”