Becky, Ivy and Owen introduce the day. Who are the people you like to see? What do you do when you see them? Do you wave? Give them a hug? Give them a kiss? How do you keep in touch with them? Do you use the phone? Do you have a computer? Do you meet them? How do people say hello in other countries? What about your pets? Do they say hello to you? Becky is an experienced teacher and Head of Department. She teaches French, Spanish and Computing in a Secondary School. As part of her role, Becky liaises with local Primary Schools and loves inviting them into her school to take part in Computing workshops. Becky has also written teaching materials for a range of educational providers and is a GCSE examiner. She loves robots, programming and anything crafty! In her spare time, you will find her walking Olive the dog, by the sea or on a ski slope.
The Secret Handshake
Today we are thinking about saying hello. Did you know you can have a different secret handshake for the different people in your life? Ivy has one for all of us in our house. That’s 4 different handshakes! Ivy will teach you 6 moves. How you combine them is up to you! Ivy’s secret handshake moves: Tap tap, Fist pump, Hi 5, Forward, ReverseBlow a kiss Add some more! How about… Elbow taps, Toe taps, Knee bumps, Spin around, Shoulder shrug, Hip bumps, Heel bumps
Make Your Own Telephone
Grown Ups: A fun activity to finish which encourages children to think about the notion that animals use greetings too!