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Room 17 - Mrs Hughes/Miss Pullan

Welcome to P4 Room 17

Please find weekly updates under these slideshows of your lovely

home learning and seesaw activities.

Seesaw activities- week beginning 22nd June

🌈 Our Year in P4 πŸ“š

🎨 Wonder Gallery 🎨

πŸ› Ugly Bug Ball 🐝

πŸŽ‰ Ugly Bug Ball Invitations πŸ›

✏️ Beautiful handwriting πŸ“

πŸ“š Alien Multiplication πŸ“š

Seesaw activities- week beginning 15th June

πŸ– Beach verbs 🏝

🐝 Brilliant Bees! 🐝

Seesaw activities- week beginning 8th June

🐝 Minibeast Playdough and Habitats πŸ¦‹

🐝 Minibeast Puzzles πŸ¦‹

✏️ Beautiful handwriting ✏️

πŸ₯› Measuring Activity πŸ₯£

πŸ† P4 Get Active! Activity sticker designs. πŸ†

πŸ“ Balanced Meals 🍏

Seesaw activities- week beginning 1st June

🐢 Puppy Art 🎨

🐝 If I were a minibeast... πŸ¦‹

Seesaw Activities-Week beginning 25th May

πŸ¦‹ Beautiful Butterflies πŸ¦‹

πŸ¦‹ Create a minibeast 🐝

πŸ“š Book cover πŸ“š

Home learning pictures- updated 4th June

Look at the wonderful work we’ve been doing at home! Thank you for sending in your pictures via seesaw or the school email. It has been a real joy to see them. ☺️❀️

Update week beginning 11thtMay


Boys and girls we hope this finds you well.

Did you celebrate V.E. Day on Friday? Having studied World War 2 as one of our topics we hope you were able to tell your younger brothers and sisters what the celebration was all about.

By now you will know more than ever about minibeasts and you should be growing in confidence with X4 tables and even with division. Continue to practise your table facts.

This week we are encouraging you to be creative with some music activities and with writing an acrostic poem.

Again, we as your teachers, would love to hear your compositions and read your minibeast poems so please remember to record your music and keep a copy of your poem.

Keep up the good work!

Your P.4 teachers.


  1. World Around Us through music.

 ‘Grasshopper Hop’ song with animation.

Have a listen to the song.

 Make a list of the bugs mentioned in it.

 Sing along with the song.

Try a rhythm game with Professor Allegro.


 Compose – create minibeast music

Now try composing your own minibeast music. You can use your recorder, a shaker (jar with rice in it), a drum (pot and wooden spoon) and don’t forget to use body and vocal sounds too e.g. clapping, clicking your fingers, tapping your knees, humming and buzzing.  

Can you represent a minibeast with a specific sound?  e.g. a drum beat for an army of marching ants or a clicking sound for a cricket.

Be as creative and inventive as you can.

                                                                          HAVE FUN!


      2.  Literacy - Write an Acrostic Poem

Using the word INSECT, MINIBEAST or the name of your favourite minibeast e.g. SNAIL, SPIDER or LADYBIRD write an acrostic poem

An example:-


I have 3 body parts – a head, thorax and abdomen

Never hurt me

Shiny, spotted ladybirds

Exoskeletons are found on grasshoppers, cockroaches, ants and bees

Cicadas can buzz, click and sing

Try finding me in your garden




Activities- Weekly Update- 4th May


Activity One- Minibeasts

Why don't you investigate the life cycle of a butterfly?

YouTube – ‘Life Cycle of a Butterfly’

Try to draw the cycle and label.  As an extra challenge, do you think you can learn to spell metamorphosis?


Activity Two- Division

What is division?

Using number lines for division.

Hit the button – dividing by 2 and 5

  1. Drawing an insect – name the body parts and draw and label
  • First name the bugs

  • Now draw and label

  • Challenge – Can you draw a spider and name the body parts?

What are the differences between an insect and a spider?


2. Revision of nouns, verbs and adjectives.
 Follow the links and try these fun activities from BBC bitesize.

  • Nouns

  • Verbs

  • Adjectives

Update 20th April

Hello P.4 boys and girls. Hope you are well and have been enjoying the sunny weather.  

Are you ready to do some fun activities alongside your work booklets from your learning pack?

We are going to post two additional activities for you to try each week. One will be related to our topic and the other will be either Numeracy or Literacy.

Our topic for term 3 is Minibeasts and we encourage you to find out as much as possible about these delightful creatures from books, on-line research, from investigating in your gardens to singing songs and designing from natural materials. There are endless learning possibilities. You could all become experts in finding and identifying these tiny ‘beasts’.

Remember to have a few photographs taken of you completing some activities. As your teachers we would love to see these when you are back in school again.




Activity 1

Activity 2

Week 1

What are Minibeasts?

Watch BBC Bitesize ‘What are minibeasts?’ clip.

Complete the ‘fill in the gaps’ activity and learn some great big words e.g. invertebrates and their meanings.


‘Go on a bug safari’ in your garden.

Look at the Minibeast Safari at

Hunt for bugs and identify them.

Check the ID sheet. How many did you find?

A clean box and an old spoon can be used instead of a pooter.


Multiplying by 4.

‘Hit the button’ times tables.

Remember to try ‘Hit the Answer’ and ‘Hit the Question’ activities.


bbcsupermovers The 4 times tables with Cyril the swan.


Youtube x4 songs.


Multiply TU numbers by 4.

For example:-

  t   u        t  u

  2  4        3  2

  X  4        X  4


Happy Easter to all the lovely boys and girls in P4 Room 17! I hope this message finds you all well and enjoying the unexpected time at home with your family.


It has been a very strange time hasn’t it?! I hope you remember what I said on our last day- that this time should be an adventure and have very special memories for you as children. I know there was a lot of work in the packs you got home, but I hope you take time to get out into your gardens,  do exercise with Joe Wicks, enjoy books,  do some crafts, bake lovely buns or even help your grown ups at home with some chores!


I’ve been busier than ever with Samuel and Thomas. We’re having lots of fun with sand and water and have been trying out some simple crafts, which, of course, have included some bright rainbows for our window. Mr Hughes and I are working on a 1000 piece Roald Dahl jigsaw. You all know how much I love Roald Dahl! 


Mrs Greer says a big hello to you all too- she has been enjoying working in her garden with the weather being so good. She has also been spending time with baby lambs! Awww!


I miss you all very much and am praying that you stay well and safe.  Hopefully we’ll be back together very soon!


With love from Mrs Hughes x


We hope you enjoy looking through all our pictures this year and that you enjoy seeing all the hard work taking place in Room 17. 

*updated 5th March, 2020*

Bird watch

Weather ABL week2

Weather ABL week 1

Exploring times tables with cuisenaire

If I were an elf......

Making our clay snowmen

Learning about numbers to 1000

WW2 Activity Based Learning Session 2

Our class assembly

Shared Education WW2 singalong

Amazing Journey Roadshow

World War 2 Activity Based Learning

Concentrating hard on decomposition!

Place Value work with digit cards

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