TES collection Early Years resource highlights
Early years resource highlights
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Below is a selection of recommended Early Years resources shared by the TES community.
Resources to support early Phonics teaching:
A huge range of ideas for attuning pupils’ ears to the sounds around them.
Alphabet cards with an image and verse for each phoneme.
A selection of short games to promote grapheme and initial sound recognition.
Slides of all letters from phase 2 Letters and Sounds, each accompanied by a well-known character to illustrate the initial letter.
Resources to support PSRN:
Pupils choose different colour combinations for bears, then sort them according to their own criteria.
Aimed at Reception pupils, here are some brilliant activity ideas to engage pupils in number and shape and space using resources in outside areas.
Differentiated board games where pupils tell the time in either analogue or digital formats, to either just the hour or to the hour and half hour.
A selection of engaging alien creatures to print off for sorting, using the children’s own criteria.
EY resources to support other areas:
Plans for the Ourselves topic, including resources for labelling the body, songs and rhymes and activities to learn about the five senses.
Templates for pages to make a booklet about each child’s favourite things.
On each screen, a minibeast is hiding. Can pupils work out which one it is by the three statements given for each one?
A simple introductory screen suitable for children who are just learning to use the mouse. As you click Humpty, he reacts in different ways!
A beautifully illustrated digital book with simple text and audio support.