Spring has sprung

Seasonal resources and ideas, covering a number of areas of SEN and different age groups, that might be useful in your classroom!

Collection created by Bev Evans

Spring and Easter writing lesson

  • Powerpoint lesson plan for a variety of poetry forms including acrostic style and free verse. Some spring poems to read, enjoy and perform. Alice K

Planting a spring patio pot

  • A step-by-step guide to planting a patio pot with photo support. judy valentine

Spring symphony

  • A listening activity for the outdoor environment. Included website has a number of useful links and activities that are also seasonal. naturedetectives

Seasons food cards

  • Set of posters showing which produce is grown in different seasons. Comes with a lesson idea (cookery based) and a weblink that has additional information and ideas. foodafactoflife

Easter egg nest instructions

  • Visual, photo-based cooking instructions for making Easter nests. BJW

Easy Easter story for the IWB

  • A simple version of the Easter story with simple sentences in Comic Sans Font. bevevans22

Reapeating patterns

  • A TESiboard repeating patterns activity, with egg shapes. Differentiate by changing the grid size or the variation on the eggs. TESiboard

Seasons photo presentations

  • Slide shows with high quality photos that could be used as discussion points or to introduce a topic. bevevans22

Shapes chick cut and stick card

  • Pictorial instructions of how to create a chick card with all available components and differentiated versions Ibuzzybea

Easter writing frame

  • A graphic organiser to help pupils to write down their ideas and key words to do with Easter lbrowne

Easter egg collecting board game

  • A simple, visual game with full instructions included. Lots of basic maths is covered by this game: counting, adding etc, in addition to social skills like turn taking. bevevans22

Songs to support early mathematical concepts

  • A selection of themed songs to support the development of mathematical concepts and vocabulary. Includes songs with a spring theme. trogfoot

Preparing for calving

  • Preparing for Calving and Sows Farrowing. Shows a farmer fetching in his cattle ready for calving in the spring, then goes on to show how piglets are born all year round. DiscovARCountry

Spring flowers

  • A PowerPoint lesson looking at various types spring flowers. Includes clearly presented photos and simple questions. ronanbreathnach

Spring time display pack

  • Beautiful collection of photos with captions and springtime words. All text in Sassoon Infant font. bevevans22

Easter traditions lotto

  • Photo-based lotto of items associated with Easter. Make copies and laminate for a lotto, or use as a starting point for discussion. Ibuzzybea

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