Reception Home Learning

To help you in Term 3, we have outlined a different lesson for everyday of the week, from Monday to Friday.  There are enough lesson plans below to take you up to the next half term. 

Start each 2 week block of lessons by reading through the PowerPoint story. Then follow the day-by-day instructions. Login to be able to access all activities. The free login is username: login, password: homelearning.

We have also included some fun additional Monster Phonics worksheets below!

Reading every day is essential for progress. Scroll down to the bottom of this page to read a free Monster Phonics colour-coded reading book. 

Monster Phonics teaches in a fun and engaging way that makes learning easier. To find out more about phonics and how Monster Phonics words click here.

Every Day Activities

Practise reading the Reception Sounds and High-Frequency every day. Letters and Sounds Tricky Words are essential to help your child to progress. Click to download Monster Phonics flashcards and Phase 2, 3, 4 and 5 Tricky Word cards. You will how much easier these words are to learn with Monster Phonics. Want some fun suggestions for how to teach these? Read more


Each set of lessons below lasts for 2 weeks and focuses on a traditional tale. Read through the story in the PowerPoint and work through each of the suggested activities. 

Week 1 and 2

Jack and the Beanstalk Activities to teach oo and ar

Week 3 and 4

Little Red Riding Hood activities to teach ow and oo

Week 5 and 6

Sleeping Beauty activities to teach ee and ur


Phase 3 Phonics Worksheets

These fun worksheets help children to the sounds in Letters and Sounds Phase 3. Complete each activity using colour. This accelerates learning and makes it much more enjoyable too. 

Letter Worksheets

For children who are learning letter sounds, these worksheets develop sound awareness with a focus on the initial and final sound in words.

Word Searches

Our word searches help children to learn high-frequency words and practise the phonics that has been taught. Click below to access all word searches for Reception.

Reading Time

Reading every day and reading for pleasure is essential for progress and creating confidence. Here are some colour-coded Monster Phonics books to read together. The section at the bottom of each page is for an adult to read. Start by reading through the Focus Words and High Frequency Words. Try answering the questions to think about throughout the book.