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Lesson 1 LO: I can write instructions

Look at the last few pages They are about animals in the local environment.




Look at the RSPB website: 

Read and follow instructions for making the bird cakes. 

You will need

  • Good quality bird seed
  • Raisins
  • Peanuts
  • Grated cheese
  • Suet or lard
  • Yoghurt pots
  • String
  • Mixing bowl
  • Scissors

Set out equipment and ingredients for them to see and then make.

Hang this up outside keep looking to see if any birds approach


Parent to model writing up the recipe for making the cakes using the proper features, e.g. lists of ingredients and equipment and staged instructions, numbered so that they are easy to follow.


Write up how to make the bird cake recipe

Remember to:

List the equipment needed

List the ingredients

Number or bullet point the instructions in order.