Key Stage 2 Screen Free Time
Screen Free Challenge 25
It's the last day of home learning today so our last screen free challenge! Thank you to everyone who has taken part in the challenges.
Your screen free challenge today is a simple one... to have some FUN. This might be going for a walk, playing a game, drawing, colouring, reading, cooking, it's up to you!
Screen Free Challenge 24
Happy World Book Day! Why not celebrate with a World Book Day party! Dress up as your favourite book charatcer, make some book themed snacks, play some party games and then settle down with your favourite book when you're all partied out.
Screen Free Challenge 23
It's World Book Day tomorrow! Your screen free challenge today is to dress an item in your home up like a book character. You could use a paper plate, potato, stone, wooden spoon, cardboard box, lolly stick... the options are endless! After you've made your creation, why not use it to act out your chosen book?
Screen Free Challenge 22
Your screen free challenge today is to go on a walk and spot the first signs of Spring. Can you spot any flowers, buds, nests, birds singing, freshly cut lawn or bees?
Screen Free Challenge 21
It's World Book Day on Thursday 4th March and we are going to be celebrating all week! Your screen free challenge today is to make a bookmark of your favourite book character. Why not put your bookmark to use today and read your favourite book!
Screen Free Challenge 20
Your screen free challenge today is to help an adult around the house. This might be washing up, putting some washing on, cooking, gardening, cleaning or changing a bed. You'll make your adult very happy and you might even learn a new skill!
Screen Free Challenge 19
Your screen free challenge today is to create your own secret code. You could use letters, numbers, pictures or something else! Can you get someone else to crack it?
Screen Free Challenge 18
Today's screen free challenge:
How many words can you make from the letters in this question?
Screen Free Challenge 17
Your screen free challenge today is to go down to the beach and find a stone with a hole in it! Good luck!
Screen Free Challenge 16
Your screen free challenge today is to design your own planet. What will your planet look like? What will the environment be like? Will anyone live there?
Screen Free Challenge 15
Your screen free challenge today is to cause a snowy eruption!
What you will need: 2 spoonfuls of bicarbonate of soda, 1 spoonful of washing up liquid, a few drops of food colouring, 30ml vinegar, small container/jar and snow.
1. Add everything except the vinegar to the container.
2. Carefully make a volcano shape around the container using snow.
3. Stand back and get ready! Add the vinegar and watch the eruption. If it doesn't work so well, add a bit more washing up liquid and vinegar and give it a good stir.
Screen Free Challenge 14
Your screen free challenge today is to try and make the biggest snowball you can!
Screen Free Challenge 13
Your screen free challenge today is to make a snowy obstacle course. An 'obstacle' could be making a snow angel, jumping over a snow mound, throwing a snowball at a target etc.
Screen Free Challenge 12
Your screen free challenge today is to build an upside down snowman! Send your class teacher a photo to make them laugh!
Screen Free Challenge 11
I'm sure you can guess what today's screen free challenge is... it's to have some fun in the snow! We don't get snow often so wrap up warm and venture outside. Build a snowman, have a snowball fight, make snow angels or just crunch through the snow and admire the surroundings!
Screen Free Challenge Ten
It's day five of children's mental health week. Your challenge today is a simple one, do something (screen free) that makes you happy! This could be reading, drawing, crafts, cooking, playing games, spending time outside or just spending time with your family. Have a lovely day!
Screen Free Challenge Nine
It's day four of children's mental health week. Your challenge today is to be active and get moving! Exercise can make us feel happier, give us more energy and help us sleep better.
Your challenge today is to design your own workout. Choose five exercises e.g. squats, start jumps, running on the spot, plank, burpees, push ups etc.
Complete each exercise for 30 seconds and then repeat this three times.
Screen Free Challenge Eight
It's day three of children's mental health week. Your challenge today is to plan and make a healthy dinner (Don't worry, you can plan today and cook on another). Healthy foods can improve our mood, give us more energy abd help us think more clearly. Enjoy your healthy dinner!
Screen Free Challenge Seven
It's day two of children's mental health week. Your challenge today is to carry out a random act of kindess. Random acts of kindness
Screen Free Activity Six
It's children's mental health week this week, so your screen free challenge today is to start the week off with some fresh air! Fresh air helps to send oxygen to the brain, which results in greater brain power! Allowing us to feel more energised and focused. Go for a walk, play in the garden, take your bike or scooter out or just sit outside and breathe in the fresh air.
Screen Free Activity Five
Your screen free activity today is to design and create your own comic strip.
Screen Free Activity Four
Your screen free activity today is to learn how to juggle!
Screen Free Activity Three
Todays screen free activitiy is an active one!
Sock Throw Workout!
What you will need: A rolled up sock and a bin/target
How to play:
- Using a pair of socks the aim is to complete a series of mini exercises before throwing the socks into the bin/target.
- Begin one metre from the target. Start with ten squats. Once the exercises are complete, throw the object into the bin/target. If you miss, collect the socks and repeat until successful.
- Once a goal has been scored, retrieve the socks from the bin and stand two metres back and repeat. Once the second goal is complete, stand three metres back and repeat.
- The goal is to be the first player to hit the target three times.
You can stick with one exericse or choose different exercises each time!
Screen Free Activity Two
Your challenge today is to create an outdoor peice of art! Use twigs or sticks to make the frame and natural resources to create your picture.
Screen Free Activity One
Your first screen free challenge is to design and make your own board game! Think about your favourite board games, could you add your own twist? Once you've designed and made your board game, test it out with your family!