Thursday 7th January 2021 – Year 4 Home Learning Ideas

Good morning year 4! Thank you for sending us your learning so far. Two more days of learning until the weekend. You can do it!

Here are your learning ideas for the day:

Lockdown idea: Sock puppets – make your own puppet from an old, clean sock (check with an adult first). Whether you have some stick-on googly eyes or just some scraps of paper, you can make your own character! Could you make a number of characters? Could you make a theatre from an old box? You may want to write a script.

English: compare and contrast

‘Solving life’s problems’: multiplication (with Mr Collingwood)

Topic: Art – Japanese Cherry Blossom

Here is some more information for you:


This video shows London (England) and Tokyo (Japan). Make some notes as you watch:

These words help to compare (explain that things are alike):

These words help to contrast (show that things are different):

Task: to write some comparing and contrasting sentences about London and Tokyo.

Challenge: to write some paragraphs to explain how the cities are different or similar.

Maths – multiplication:

There is a separate video lesson from Mr Collingwood to recap multiplication. Please see blog post ‘Column Multiplication’.

Here is another useful video:

Use this spinner to create your own questions:

Extension task:

Art – Cherry Blossoms

Have a great day!