Year 1 Home Learning – Monday 7th December

Good morning Year 1. We hope that you have had a lovely weekend. Today, we have planned for you to travel around the world to see how Christmas is celebrated in different countries.

Christmas Around The World

Santa's Route Map on Christmas | Christmas themes, Festival decorations,  Route map

Follow the link below to learn about Christmas traditions around the world with a catchy song.

Discuss the different Christmas traditions and think about what traditions you have with your family.


Australian Rocky Road Treat

Follow the instructions below and use scales to measure the ingredients to make these delicious Australian Christmas treats!


  • 200g digestive biscuits (Rich Tea can also be used)
  • 130g butter or margarine
  • 200g dark chocolate (70% cocoa works best)
  • 2-3 tbsp golden syrup
  • 100g mini marshmallows (chopped regular marshmallows work too)
  • icing sugar, to dust


  • STEP 1

Grease and line a baking tin with baking paper.

  • STEP 2

Place 200g digestive biscuits in a freezer bag and bash with a rolling pin until they’re broken into different sized lumps.

  • STEP 3

In a large saucepan melt 135g butter or margarine, 200g dark chocolate and 2-3 tbsp golden syrup over a gentle heat stirring constantly until there are no or almost no more lumps of chocolate visible, then remove from the heat. Leave to cool.

  • STEP 4

Take the biscuits, 100g mini marshmallows and up to 100g of additional ingredients (dried fruit, nuts), if you like, and stir into the chocolate mixture until everything is completely covered.

  • STEP 5

Tip the mixture into the lined baking tin, and spread it out to the corners. Chill for at least 2 hrs then dust with icing sugar and cut into 12 fingers

Eat and enjoy!


Phonics – Phase 3 revision game

Antarctica Penguins: A Short Guide - Antarctica Guide

The Antarctic Penguins need to get home for Christmas but there is a problem. A grumpy yeti is trying to stop them!

Follow the link below to help the penguins get home for Christmas by reading and answering the Yes and No questions to help them cross the bridge.

Have a fabulous day.

We have missed you all lots and we can’t wait to see your happy faces tomorrow!

The Year One Team