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By the end of Year 1 children should 

Plants

 - Identify and name a variety of common wild and garden plants, including deciduous and evergreen trees

 - Identify and describe the basic structure of a variety of common flowering plants, including trees

 

Animals including humans

 - Identify and name a variety of common animals including, fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals

 -Identify and name a variety of common animals that are carnivores, herbivores and omnivores

 - Describe and compare the structure of a variety of common animals (fish, amphibians, reptiles, birds and mammals including pets)

 - Identify, name, draw and label the basic parts of the human body and say which part of the body is associated with each sense.

 

Everyday materials

 - Distinguish between an object and the material from which it is made

 - Identify and name a variety of everyday materials, including wood, plastic, glass, metal, water, and rock

 - Describe the simple properties of a variety of everyday materials

 - Compare and group together a variety of everyday materials on the basis of their simple properties

 

Seasonal Changes

 - Observe changes across the 4 seasons

 - Observe and describe weather associated with the seasons and how day length varies.

 

Some activities you could do include

 - On your daily walk look at the different trees and flowers. How many can you name? Collect leaves and flowers to identify.

 - Draw the human body and label as many parts as possible.

 - Sing songs such as head, shoulders, knees and toes.

 - Put smelly items in dishes, blindfold your child and see if they can identify them by smell. Repeat for taste with different food and touch for different items.

 - Collect items from around the house - can your child sort them in to groups based on what they are made from? How else could they sort them? 

 - Keep a weather diary and not what time the sun sets (and rises if you are up) each day.

 - Talk about how the weather changes each season - make a poster for each season.

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