Alternative Goldilocks homework

Reception at Our Little Bear’s school have been learning all about Goldilocks and the Three Bears.  So when our bear’s teachers invited suggestions for alternative homework activities linked to the theme of the Three Bears, I read through the list and thought they’d covered everything…

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Until our bear said she wanted to draw Goldilocks but didn’t know how to.  Inspiration struck and I created a dot-to-dot.  It’s a bit squashed and perhaps a little too challenging for Reception but nonetheless, our bear really enjoyed it!


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Proof of the pudding (or porridge!) that sometimes you have to think on the spot (or dot!) and go with the flow!

(Apologies for the grainy pictures but I can’t resist sharing a post on homework, like this one about Chinese New Year .)

How do you make homework more fun and easier for your little one?

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  1. My son’s class has been doing the Great Plague and the Great Fire of London (such jolly topics) and one homework was to focus on 17th century life. My son and I are a bit over the write three sentences about X and draw a picture approach so I looked up some recipes and we ended up making biscuits. This is my proudest homework hack moment ever.

    I like your school’s approach to giving options, and that it inspires you to think outside the box. I’m not sure I have the imagination to do it on a regular basis.
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