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Plants and Growth EYFS Key Stage One Year One and Year Two New Life Plants and Flowers



Charlie and Lola Video: This video is called “I really wonder what plant I am growing!” This is a super video to show to introduce the topic of plants to your class.

Information Sheet: Using information books children can carry out their own research and record it on this sheet. Also good to use as evidence of independent writing.

Observational Drawings of Plants: A super powerpoint presentation which includes many slides showing different approaches to drawing plants using a selection of art techniques, pastels, paints and line drawing.

The Enormous Turnip Story: Ordering the pictures from the story, learning about sequencing events in stories and adding own captions and labels.

Plant Websites: A great list of interactive websites and resources available on line! Saves you the time of searching on Google for useful websites, when they are all here in one document!

Plant Walk: A smartboard presentation with information about how to carry out a plant hunt. Looks at the history of Charles Darwin and the importance of looking after plants and caring for the environment. Includes a video link on the last slide.

Plant Minibook: A simple book format which can be used for independent writing both inside and outside the classroom. Just print the number you would like and then slide in half to make small little books!

Houses and Homes KS1 Resources IWB Smartboards EYFS KS1

Handa’s Surprise
Which fruit Akeyo Song: For children to listen to when learning about the story. Very catchy and suitable for infant children.
Book Review Sheet: Suitable for KS1 in reviewing their favourite parts of Handa’s Surprise.
Challenge Cards: Children to have a visual image to support them when independent writing. Great to use to introduce literacy activity e.g. make your character talk, use an adjective!
My Favourite Part: A sheet to use for children to write their favourite part of the Handa’ story on, comes with success criteria but that can be easily changed/adapted. (One sheet for LA children and one for UA.)
Simple Retell Sheet: Children to use these sheets to complete the sentences by writing the correct animal and correct food e.g. the Zebra took the Oranges!
Fruit Tasting Sheet: A sheet with images of each type of fruit from the story and space for children to write an adjective to describe the taste of it.
Retell the Story Sheet: A sheet for children to write the story of Handa’s Surprise in their own words. Contains success criteria for LA, MA and UA groups.
New Fruits: A set of three different ability sheets to enable children to write their own version of the Handa’s Surprise story by changing the fruit and the animal.
Smartboard Handa Sentence Writing: A smartboard presentation to introduce how to change the story. This presentation has blanks on the slides so that children can select a different animal by drawing it and add a different fruit, together forming a new story by generating ideas together in whole class.

Letterbox Lil
A super story whilst teaching the topic of Houses and Homes. The story is about a little girl called Lil! She loves peaking through people’s letterboxes in the town where she lives! Behind each door Lil spies some interesting people and characters… until one day she looks behind a door only to be faced with some eyes staring back at her!
Smartboard 1: What could be behind the letterbox? A blank format for children to write what could be behind the door.
Smartboard 2: An opportunity to order pictures from the story in the sequence they happened in the book. Great to use to introduce sequencing independently through a whole class presentation.                   
Smartboard 3: Using some of the characters from the story, discuss what they may be saying or feeling. Children to write in the large speech and though bubbles.
Letterbox Lil Story: A copy of the story for children to read using the interactive whiteboard. Option of using the drag and cover tool to reveal parts of the picture to discuss them in more detail.
Letterbox Lil Wordsearch: A great extention / finishing activity. A wordsearch full of keywords for children to find and circle!
Lift the Letter Box: Children to draw what they think maybe behind the door and to write a description using adjectives.
Speech Bubble Worksheets: Three differentiated ability worksheets using characters from the story and speech and though bubbles to encourage sentence writing.
Retell Worksheets: Three differentiated ability worksheets for children to retell the story by writing the events order.
Planning: A copy of my weekly literacy planning for the teaching of Letterbox Lil.

General Topic Resources
Houses and Homes Activity Booklet: A great booklet full of topic based activities for children to complete independently e.g. mazes, dot to dots, colourings, writing opportunities.
House Outline: An outline for children to fill with cut out furniture from magazines e.g. Argos catalogues. Children can draw the rooms and label the furniture used.
Houses and Homes PPT: A powerpoint presentation looking at different types of homes in the UK and abroad. Can be used to discuss materials and what are suitable materials for building a home.
My Address: A worksheet proforma for children to write their address in their best handwriting made with a houses page border.
My Home: A worksheet proforma for children to draw a picture of their home and label.
Numbered Houses: A sheet with doors some with a number children write the missing numbers on each door.
Smartboard Presentation: Great for use when intrdocuing the topic of Houses and Homes. It contains information on Estate Agents, adverts, addresses and much more!

Year One Phonics Check Screening Test KS1 Resources IWB Smartboards EYFS KS1

Alien Word Cards: This publisher document contains many alien words written on flashcards each one with different alien pictures. I have made them in exactly the same format as the phonics screening check, so that it is familiar for the children.

Normal Word Card: This publisher document contains lots of regular words
written on flashcards with no pictures. I have made them in exactly the same format as the phonics screening check, so that it is familiar for the children.

Alien Words Game: This game consists of several boards (can be laminated for continued use - cut and laminate the alien words from the side) children select the planets from the table, if they can read it they place the planet on the matching size planet. When all the planets are covered with alien words they win!

Alien Words Activity: Children take it in turns to turn over one of the alien words. Once they have selected the word they need to use their phonetic knowledge to blend the word. If read successfully they get to colour in a star on their planet board card. The person who has coloured in all their stars is the winner!

Alien Videos: I have made and recorded 3 videos. Each video develops children's abilities to use blending to read alien words. Video 1 uses basic CVC words, Video 2 and 3 begin to explore CVCC CCVC words with more complex and tricky letter and sounds. Children can watch the video and see myself write each word and verbally sound out each sound to read as a whole. Great for practice and as a handy time filler!


*NEW! Letter to Parents: I have put together this letter to send out to Parents and Carers to introduce the phonics check and to hopefully clarify any questions or concerns.
*NEW! Example Practice Booklet: I have made a booklet just like the real one! Inside are words from last years test so that you can use to practice before the check.

*NEW! Powerpoint about the Phonics Check:
I have made this powerpoint presentation to use during a whole school staff meeting to give information on the check and to answer any questions or concerns.

Toys Topic Resources IWB Smartboards EYFS KS1


 Literacy

Literacy Planning: A copy of my termly planning for the topic of toys. There are six detailed weekly plans covering whole class teaching and activities for Upper Middle and Lower abilities in the class. Each weekly plan has a clear literacy focus and relates to the national curriculum.
Writing a Toy Poem: A weekly plan for a focus on writing a poem about a toy. Children are introduced to a poem written by AA Milne about a teddy bear. Children then plan and write their own poem bringing the poem to life through drama and retelling activities. Includes a set of worksheets for each ability. The poem is split into 4 parts for 4 groups to work on.
Writing a Toy Story: A weekly plan for a focus on writing a story about a toy using a story mountain format. This lesson includes 4 interactive smartboard presentations to be used to support whole class teaching.
Writing a Non Fiction Toy Book: A weekly plan for a focus on writing a book about toys. Children to investigate non fiction books and discuss their features and then use this knowledge to make their own. Three fantastic smartboard presentations to introduce the learning and a link to a super website.
Writing Instructions for Scooter: A weekly plan for a focus on instruction writing. Children to be introduced to writing simple instructions initially for using a helmet and safety equipment and then writing instructions using their own scooters. This plan includes worksheets to support and interactive smartboard presentations.
Describing Bears: A weekly plan for a focus on using adjectives to describe different teddy bears of varying ages. Resource includes a powerpoint presentation of three ages of bears (from different eras) as well as a smartboard presentation to support the whole class learning.

Numeracy


Numeracy Planning: A copy of my termly planning for the topic of toys. There are six detailed weekly plans covering whole class teaching and activities for Upper Middle and Lower abilities in the class. Each weekly plan has a clear numeracy focus and relates to the national curriculum.
Favourite Toy Bar Chart: A format worksheet for children to ask their friend what is their favourite toy and record onto the sheet. Great for use outside the classroom on outdoor learning.
Toybox Challenge: A smartboard presentation with some toy images for children to use real objects to record and measure. Decide on the size of the box and children work out what will fit.
Toy Box Problem Solving: Children to use the smartboard presentation to be introduced to a problem of Ryan’s toy box. He has a box full of toys and counts how many wheels there are. How many cars and bikes would there be? A great open ended activity where children can apply their knowledge.


Toy Topic Resources

Topic Afternoon Planning: A copy of my termly planning for the topic of toys. There are six plans with cross curricular links to science, history and PSHE curriculum areas. These plans also include outdoor planning activities as well as hands on activities for class based activities.
Design a Toy: A toy format sheet for drawing a toy design and listing materials required.
Out and New Toys: A sheet of old and new toys for children to sort into 2 categories as well as a format for children to cut and stick on to.
Playtimes Past: A super song about old toys in a toy shop. Great as part of a topic of toys or class assembly.
SCUMPS Sheet: A super worksheet where children choose their favourite sheet and describe it using the six describing characteristics such as size, materials, use etc, Great for introducing the properties of toys and investigating a range of toys.
List of Websites: A bank of websites to use throughout the toys topic. Lots of fantastic stories, songs and activities to watch and listen to.
Toy Music: A super piece of music based upon toys that come to life from a toy shop shelf. Great to create excitement, imagination and interest in a new topic! Also has worked very well in supporting a dance performance based upon toys.
Toys Mind Map: A worksheet format for children to complete at the start of term on what they already know about toys, great for children’s voice and implementing their already known ideas into future planning.

Teaching Resource - Supermarket and Food KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB


Food Dominos: A large set of dominos which can be played on the carpet or table. It contains fantastic clipart images of a range of foods. Can be used to promote social skills as well as literacy and language development and a super resource for EAL children's vocabularly. 
Shopping List: A template for a shopping list to be used as part of a literacy session or in the role play area or outdoors. 
Ordering Fruit by Size: A selection of fruits to be ordered and cut out by size, great numeracy activity related to the topic. 
Supermarket Signs: A powerpoint presentation based on the signs and labels found in the supermarket. What do they say? Why? What are they for? Can be used as a start to creating own role play supermarket area. 
Tinned or Fresh: An activity whereby children taste and compare tinned and fresh fruit. Children complete set proforma sheet. 




Teaching Resource - Ourselves Bodies Senses KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Perfect start to the beginning of a new school year!


Senses Videos: A selection of short videos under five minutes long to introduce and explain the senses, fun, exciting for children to watch and learn.
Funnybones Videos: Six funnybones videos to watch to learn about bones and skeletons.
I can feel... A worksheet for children to use to record what they can feel in a range of feely bags and describe using adjectives.
Ourselves IWB: A list of a range of interactive resources to use on the Interactive Whiteboard and computer.
Salvador Dali: A smartboard presentation displaying information about Dali and examples of his artwork, a good link to self portraits.
Senses Descriptions: Children to guess an object by the senses clues e.g. it smells... it looks... it tastes...
Senses Poems: A smartboard presentation with a selection of poems relating to the senses.
Smelly Pots: A worksheet for children to complete to predict what could be in a selection of pots.
Titch Story: A smartboard with a range of activities about the story of Titch and how he grows compared to his brother Pete and his sister Mary. A great story for growth and change.
Titch Planning: A copy of my literacy planning for a week on Titch.
Websites for Healthy Eating: A list of useful websites to use in the teaching of this topic.
Planning: A copy of my planning for a week on Healthy Eating.




Teacher Resource - St George and the Dragon KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Dragon Websites: A large list of many useful websites to use in the teaching of St George and the Dragon. Literacy, numeracy and topic activities and games.
St George Banner: A large printable banner great for classroom wall displays. Bold and eye catching with a dragon border.
Dragon Colourings: A selection of dragon colouring some simple some more complex involving George and the Dragon theme.
Design a Flag: A blank flag template for children to colour, decorate, collage their own flag design.
Dragon Number Bonds: A sheet with numbered dragons. Children to cut and stick the dragons together making 10.
Dragon Pairs: A fun planning activity. Print and laminate to make a great dragon pairs game, children to take it in turns to match the dragons together, or a snap game with two children, can be used to enhance descriptive language.
St George Minibook: A blank format of a minibook for children to write and draw in based upon St George and the Dragon story.
Dragon Wanted Poster: A worksheet activity format set as a Wanted Poster with space for children to write their own interesting description to advertise the missing Dragon.
St George Writing Page: A format activity worksheet for children to draw a picture and lines to use to retell the story of St George.
Dragon Doubling: A smartboard interactive whiteboard activity. The activity introduces children to doubling using the visual image of the dragons.
Dragon Story Writing: A set of smartboard interactive whiteboard activities, introducing children to writing their own story about a Dragon. The smartboards show examples of children’s story maps and how to plan a good story as well as success criteria and what makes a good beginning, middle and end. 


Teaching Resource - Dinosaurs KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Dinosaur Colourings: A selection of dinosaur colourings based upon many different types of dinosaurs.Dinosaur A to Z: A set of dinosaurs (6 different dinosaurs) with  a letter on each written in comic sans font.  Some ideas for their use.
  • Could be used to find in the outdoor space.
  • Children with clipboards record ones found.
  • Stuck onto bikes for races.
  • Laminated and burried in sand pit.
  • Find items/objects same sounds.
  • Print 2 copies can children find parter with same sound.
Counting Dinosaurs: An activity worksheet whereby children count how many dinosaurs there are in box and then cut and stick in order.Dinosaur Websites: A list of useful dinosaur websites which could be used during the teaching of Dinosaurs.ABC Dinosaur Song Video: A video with a talking Dinosaur who sings the alphabet song but keeps making mistakes!
Dinosaur Song: A video with a dinosaur singing.Dinosaur Rhyme: A video song using dinosaur clipart and moving images.

Teaching Resource - Elmer KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB Colour and Light

Elmer Writing Activity Booklet: A fantastic booklet for children to complete either independently or with support. This booklet contains a range of opportunities for writing as well as time fillers and finishing activities. Children will be able to use the book as a keepsake at the end of the topic or use as an assessment piece of work e.g. speech bubbles, descriptive writing, independent writing and much much more! (Print it out and staple the pages together to create a super workbook)2D Shape Elmer: A great interactive smartboard presentation using 2d shapes to create pictures and images. Elmer Shape Picture Stickers: A sheet of stickers to print out and use to stick onto children's work, contains success criteria for the work.
Elmer Colourings: A selection of Elmer colourings to use a time filler, planning activities or fine motor skill activity. Elmer Minibook: A blank book for children to fill out with their own drawings, pictures and writing about the Elmer story.
Elmer Speech Bubble Writing: A smartboard presentation which can be used to introduce and spark interest in the writing booklet. This presentation looks at speech bubbles and how characters might be thinking, and what they might be saying. Contains colourful pictures and success criteria. Imagine you are Elmer!: A smartboard presentaton which introduces descriptive language and character. Children will be shown a picture from the book and start to use their senses to imagine what Elmer is experiencing. Contains success criteria and a slide to model writing as a whole class.


Teaching Resource - Problem Solving Numeracy Number KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Ryan's Toybox: "Ryan's bedroom has a toybox inside Ryan's toybox there are some cars and motorbikes. He sits down and counts how many wheels are in the toybox, Ryan counts 12!"
Children are shown on the next slides cars and motorbikes and can use the smartboard presentation to workout how many cars and motorbikes he has. This resource is fantastic for children to use numeracy for a real purpose.

Problems to Solve: "Animals in fields, ducks in a pond, pigs on a mountain and many more problems to solve."
Children are shown very visual pictures and images of senarios to solve. The problem to solve is written at the bottom of each page and the children are able to move the images around the screen and draw on any images which may help solve the problems! After the problem is solved a well done screen appears! 
Sum Up: "Here a 4  numbers, use them in anyway you like to make the answer. You can add, takeaway, divide or multiply but you must find the answer."Children can move around the large colourful numbers on the screen and create sums to see if they can solve the problem and answer the sum. There are a series of different answers for children to find using the same senario.
Word Problems: "Add the number of bears to the number of Dwarves Snow White met?" "Double the number of Billy Goats Gruff to the number of trolls under the bridge..."A series of fantastic, interesting word problems to solve. All the problems involve well known story characters which children are familair with. Children can use the recording sheet to solve the problems, to show their working out. A great fun activity to get children thinking. Very visual images to inspire and create an interest.
* An accomplying worksheet for children to complete individually is included!

Ice Cream Challenge: "You only have 3 flavours of ice cream; rainbow, chocolate and strawberry. You must fill up the ice creams on the following slide using only these 3 flavours no ice cream should be the same!"A fun activity to be shown together on the Interactive Whiteboard and tried out, before children work on their own to solve this problem. This activity helps children to think methodically, carefully, thoughtfully demonstrating perservence and motivation in their work.

* An accomplying worksheet for children to complete individually is included!


Teaching Resource - Pirates Water Boys KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB


Find Pirate Words: A format for children to use to find pirate words in the playground / outdoor space. I used keywords written onto pirates and placed them throughout the outdoors. Children needed to recognise them and write them on this sheet.
Pirate Words to Find: A set of colourful keywords on pirates for children to recognise inside and outside the classroom. There are some blank ones for you to include your own words of choice. 
Pirate Websites: A list of useful websites to use with the teaching of the pirates topic includes, songs, stories, games and activities.
Pirate Planning: A copy of my weekly planning for the topic of Pirates.
Find Mrs Pirate Rhyming Words: An activity linked to the book Mrs Pirate, children use the sheet to write rhyming words which could go into Mrs Pirate's soup bowl!

Teaching Resource - Fairy Tales and Castles Role Play Literacy KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

NEW UPDATED RESOURCES!! HAVE A LOOK BELOW!




GINGERBREAD MAN
  • Counting Game:          Add the correct number of buttons to the Gingerbread men.
  • Planning:               A copy of my weekly planning for the story.
  • Pairs Game:           Gingerbread man pairs game using matching images.
  • Puppet:                 A template to make a hand puppet.
  • Numbered Men:          Large 1 to 10 gingerbread men.
  • Moving Body:          Make a moving body using this template.
  • Order the Story:          Using colourful and bright images order the events.
  • Recipe:                 Make a gingerbread man following this recipe s/board presentation.
  • Make a Collage:          Use this clear template to make a collage of the gingerbread man.
  • Question…             Where was the Gingerbread man running to? Discussion presentation.
LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD
  • Basket Items:          What should Red Riding take? Smartboard presentation.
  • Large Numbers:          Large images of Red Riding with numbers from 1 to 10 great to order.
  • Websites:              A list of websites to use when teaching the story.
  • Game:                     A simple but fun game using a number line.
LITTLE RED HEN
  • Planning:               A copy of my weekly planning for the story.
  • Websites:              A list of websites to use when teaching the story.
  • Game:                     A simple board game, great for 1:1 counting and number recognition.
THREE LITTLE PIGS
  • Planning:               A copy of my weekly planning for the story.
  • Game:                     A simple but fun game using a number line.
  • Ordering:              Cut and stick the pictures in order and write a word/sentence.
  • Houses & Homes:     A super powerpoint showing different houses and homes.
  • Puppets:                A set of pig puppets and wolves to be cut out and coloured in.
  • Question…             What happens next in the story? A discussion presentation.
  • Windmill              A template of a windmill to make to discuss forces and wind.

PRINCESS AND THE PEA



  • Guess the Character: A great smartboard presentation containing a series of clues about fairy tale characters can children guess the character from reading the character descripton? What made it helpful? How did they guess?
  • Princess and the Pea Story Writing: A series of smartboard presentations to be used during whole class sessions to introduce how to write a successful story retelling Princess and the Pea, includes planning a story, success criteria, beginning, middle and ends. (Set of 3 presentations)
  • Websites: A list of websites to use when teaching the story.
CINDERELLA
  • Websites:    A list of websites to use when teaching the story.
  • Story:         A simple version of the story made on a powerpoint presentation.
SWORD AND THE STONE
  • Proforma for Story Writing: A worksheet to be used to retell the Sword and the Stone story, includes page border, title and lines.
  • Weekly Planning: A copy of my planning for a week based upon the Sword and the Stone.
GENERAL RESOURCES
Medieval Art: A smartboard presentation featuring a selection of medieval artwork for children to look at and discuss. A slide with useful questions to consider. 
Castle and Sun: A fantastic piece of artwork to look at during topic of Castles. Could use to discuss shapes and features of castles.
How to be a Lady / Knight: A worksheet for children to complete listing the qualities of a Lady or Knight.
Dragon Story Writing: A series of smartboard presentations to be used during whole class sessions to introduce how to write a successful story about Dragons, includes planning a story, success criteria, beginning, middle and ends. (Set of 2 presentations)
Doubling Dragon Activities: A selection of slides showing children how to double and half using the topic of knights and dragons as a stimulus.
Colourings: A great set of colourings based on many fairy tale stories.
Fairy Tale Register: Children to write for a purpose by writing the names of the fairy tale characters next to the correct picture, they can they tick or cross in the box!
Counting Fairy Tales: Children to record on this sheet how many times they have seen pictures (included) of fairy tales outside in their learning environment. Great for number writing practice.

Teaching Resource - Butterflies Minibeasts Bugs Insects KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Butterfly Information PowerPoint: An interesting powerpoint to share with your class, showing a wide selection of photographs of various types of butterflies.List of Butterflies Websites: A useful list of websites to use during your topic of butterflies and minibeasts.Butterfly Artwork: A PowerPoint containing a selection of images of butterflies which could be tried in an art session.
Butterfly Board Game: A printable board game, developing children's counting skills using butterfly themed game.Butterfly Matching Game: A printable game where children practice their number recognition skills to find numbers on their boards.
Butterfly Pasta Lifecycle: A printable worksheet for children to use to stick and label different types of pasta to represent each stage of the butterflies life cycle. (Delete words before printing!)



Teaching Resource - Zoo Animals KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Dear Zoo Story: Using a PowerPoint format children can be shown the Dear Zoo story.

Going to the Zoo Song: By clicking on this you will hear the song "We're going to the zoo", this is the backing track.

Ordering Sentences: Using a smartboard presentation children can drag the words in the correct place to make a sentence make sense.

Predict what is at the Zoo: Using a smartboard presentation to show children how to write a list of animals which maybe at the zoo.

Zoo Websites: A list of useful websites for the teaching of a topic based on the Zoo!

Zoo Mazes: A selection of 7 different mazes based upon zoo animals.

Zoo Dot to Dots: A selection of 6 different dot to dots based upon zoo animals.

Zoo Animals List: A blank worksheet for children to complete by writing the name of zoo animals and drawing a picture.

Animals A-Z:
A blank worksheet for children to complete by writing the name of zoo animals from A-Z and drawing a pciture. 


Teaching Resource - Shape 2D 3D Numeracy Number KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

2D SHAPE
Build a 2d Shape Elmer:
Smartboard Presentation. Children to be shown how pictures can be made using 2d shapes. Using a drag and drop activity, children to move shapes to create an Elmer picture.
2d Shape Pictures: Drag and drop activity using Smartboard Presentation to move shapes around to create a picture.
My Book of Shapes: Children to draw shapes and write their names inside this blank format booklet.
Castle and Sun: A great resource to use within the topic of Fairy Tales and Castles. Children to be shown a famouse piece of art called "Castle and Sun". Children can use this art to recognise 2d shapes in the picture.
Hexagrams: A Smartboard Presentation which includes a poem on how to draw a star (Hexagram) children can try making their own using the interactive activity.
Websites:  A full list of websites based on 2d and 3d shapes which I have used successfully during whole class and plenary sessions in the teaching of shape.

3D SHAPE
3d Shape Game:
A guess the 3d shape game using a set of clues e.g. I have 2 sides. 1 is flat and 1 is curved.
3d Shape Polydron: A PowerPoint Presentation with a selection of photographs of 3d polydron models for children to use to build their own.
3d Shape Sorting: Children to sort the 3d shapes using this interactive smartboard activity. 


Teaching Resource - Mrs Wishy Washy Water KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Mazes: A PowerPoint Presentation containing a selection of 4 different mazes based upon the story of Mrs Wishy Washy. Great for hand/eye coordination and directional and positional language. Also as an finishing activity.

Mrs Wishy Washy Minibook: A minibook for children to use to retell the story, to record by drawing and writing.

Masks: A set of masks based upon the characters from the story. Children can cut out, colour and use to retell the story.

Mrs Wishy Washy Planning:
A copy of my weekly planning for the topic of Mrs Wishy Washy.

A Letter to Mrs Wishy Washy: A letter format to use; for children to write a letter to Mrs Wishy Washy. 


Teaching Resource - Water KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Water Drops to 10: A display using water drops numbered from 1 to 10, for sequencing and ordering on a washing line.

Water Artists: A PowerPoint Presentation containing a selection of artwork based on the topic of Water. Children could use this work to create their own water artwork using pastels and paints.

Sink or Float: A worksheet whereby children make predictions to whether objects with sink or float and then record their findings.

Water Dominios: A set of dominios using water droplets images. Printout, cut and laminate for continued use. Children to practice their careful counting skills in order to match one domino to the next.

Fish in Bowls Numeracy: Children to cut and stick numbered fish in the correct order by sticking them onto the fish bowls. Good for numer recognition and ordering.     


Teaching Resource - Lady Who Swallowed a Fly Minibeasts KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Story Prop: For retelling the story, there is a cut and slot activity. Cut out, colour in and slide characters through her tummy! 
Lady Game: Interactive activity, using clear images and song. Children select what the lady swallowed next out of three pictures.  
Puppets: Children to cut and stick onto sticks to use a puppets to retell the story. 
Rhyming Words: Sheet for children to write in the words from the story and identify the rhyming words. 
Smartboard Activities: Children to select which letter is missing in words from the book. Slowly reveal a word, children to guess. 
Writing about the Book: Introduction to success criteria for writing about the story. Area to model sentence writing before independent work.

Teaching Resource - Minibeasts Bugs Insects KS1 EARLY YEARS INFANT TOPIC IWB

Bug Masks: For children to colour and decorate for role play and Ugly Bug Balls!
Butterfly Art: A PowerPoint with a selection of images showing butterfly art work which children could try out themselves. 

Butterfly Board Game: Group and Partner work children to roll a die and move around the grid. 
Butterfly Matching: Children match number of butterflies to a numeral. 
Caterpillar: Children to discuss how a caterpillar grows into a butterfly. This Smartboard contains a selection of literacy activities. 
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book: A blank book for children to write their own stories.
Favourite Minibeast Survey: Children to ask their friends and record thier favourite minibeast on this sheet. 

Ladybird Dots Game: Print out, cut and play a matching numbers to pictures game with ladybird images. 
Classroom Display: A repeating pattern of snail and ladybird from 1 - 20 repeating images. 
Ladybird Smartboard: Move around the dots on the ladybird to show the numberbonds to 10. 
Minibeast Encyclopeida: Smartboard presentation showing how to write information about minibeasts. 
Minibeasts Shop: Welcome to the shop. Add up how much each minibeast costs in the shop. 
Minibeast Activity Set: A flash program containing a selection of interactive minibeast games! Fantastic! 
Minibeast Bingo: Bingo cards and calling card. 
Minibeast Book: A blank book for children to write in their own stories. 
Minibeast Websites: A list of fantastic websites available online to use during the topic of Minibeasts. 
My Imaginary Minibeast: A design sheet.
Snail Board Game: Follow the snail around the track, a simple but fun phonics game. 
The Hungry Caterpillar List: Make a list of the characters / food in the story. 
Ugly Bug Mask: Desigh a mask for the Ugly Bug Ball. 
What Am I? A PowerPoint Presentation whereby you need to guess the animal from the clues.
Worms by Length: A set of worms to be cut and stuck in length order.