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I'm an Australian Early Childhood teacher and mum of 3. I play, I make, I read, I teach and I write a blog about it all.

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I'm an Australian Early Childhood teacher and mum of 3. I play, I make, I read, I teach and I write a blog about it all.
3D Shape Playdough Mats
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3D Shape Playdough Mats

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Make learning about 3D shape hands-on fun with these ready to print mats! Just print, laminate and add some playdough and a dry erase marker! Includes 14 different 3D shapes - sphere, cube, cone, cylinder, rectangular prism, triangular pyyramid, triangular prism, pentagonal prism, pentagonal pyramid, hexagonal prism, square based pyramid, hexagonal pyramid, rectangular prism x 2 plus same cuboid. Two different versions included - corners vs vertices
LEGO Sight Word Mats
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LEGO Sight Word Mats

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Make learning to spell high frequency sight words hands-on fun with these LEGO Brick Word Mats! With two different styles to choose from, prepping for your literacy centers or Word Work stations is easy. Just choose the set of sight words you need, print and add some LEGO bricks to build the words from. Here’s what’s included - 220 sight word mats ( LEGO word + sight word to trace and write Dolce Word List used) - 1 per A4 page 220 sight word cards (LEGO sight word + short sentence with sight word to read Dolch Word List used) - 3 per A4 page LEGO-themed covers for smaller sight word cards - 3 per A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of an PDF Reader like Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
Visual Timetable Cards
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Visual Timetable Cards

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A visual timetable is a must have resource in any classroom! This easy to edit PowerPoint file contains over 100 ready to print timetable cards to help you create your own visual timetable in your Early Years setting. Perfect for establishing routine, settling anxiety, building speech and language. Recommended by occupational therapists, special needs specialists, speech therapists and behaviour management coaches, a visual timetable is a must for any classroom. The PowerPoint is easy to edit - just print the existing cards or edit them to create your own using our font or your choice of font. File also includes blank cards to allow you to add your own labels using your own image and font.
GUM LEAF Classroom Bunting
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GUM LEAF Classroom Bunting

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This easy to edit Eucalyptus classroom bunting brings more of the outside in but with style! A perfect match to our editable eucalyptus labels! More soothing blue-green gum leafs, natural colors, soft pastels and black + white prints - so many to choose from! Easy to edit, choose your label, use our fonts or add your own then press print! Decorate your classroom door, make banners for your bulletin board, create a birthday display… the choices are limitless! Here’s what’s included - Editable bunting flags/banner penants (70+ different styles plus color variations to choose from) - 2 to an A4 page but can be resized. To use - You will need to have Microsoft Powerpoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your label, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
WATERCOLOUR PAINT Editable Classroom Bunting
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WATERCOLOUR PAINT Editable Classroom Bunting

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Use this luscious watercolour bunting to create colourful displays using every colour of the rainbow in your classroom! Made to match our Editable Paint Splat Classroom Labels, this bunting can be used to create your own signs and banners for class or used in newsletters and door displays. The possibilities are truly endless!
GUM LEAF Editable Word Wall Pack
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GUM LEAF Editable Word Wall Pack

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Add to your classroom decor with this serene GUM LEAF Editable Word Wall Pack! Made to match our other GUM LEAF Classroom Decor, this resource is easy to edit, choose from our premade, ready to print alphabet labels or create your own from our range of labels. Use our fonts or add your own then press print! Blank word cards included to match the different labels. Here’s what’s included - A-Z Alphabet Labels featuring different gum leaf watercolor artwork along with natural colored and textured circles - 3 to an A4 page but can be edited + resized. Blank Labels in 7 different designs and colors - 3 to an A4 page but can be edited + resized. Blank word wall cards (8 different designs) - 10 to an A4 page + editable. To use - You will need to have Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your labels, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
WATERCOLOUR PAINT Editable Classroom Labels + Signs
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WATERCOLOUR PAINT Editable Classroom Labels + Signs

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Bring your classroom to life with this stunning Watercolor Paint Editable Pack of classroom labels and signs in every color of the rainbow! Made to match all our WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom Decor, this resource is easy to edit - decide on your labels, use our fonts or add your own then press print! Here’s what’s included - round watercolor paint circles with white frame (30 different colors) - 6 to an A4 page but can be edited + resized. square watercolour labels (27 different colors) - 6 to an A4 page (editable) large rectangular watercolor paint labels (14 different colors) - 2 to an A4 page (editable) round watercolor paint brushstroke circles (30 different colors) - 6 to an A4 page but can be edited + resized square watercolour brushstroke labels (30 different colors) - 6 to an A4 page (editable) large rectangular watercolor paint brushstroke labels (20 different colors) - 2 to an A4 page (editable) round watercolor paint splat labels (rainbow colored) - editable square watercolor paint splat labels (rainbow - 4 different designs) - editable rectangular watercolor paint splat labels - rainbow - 5 different designs) - editable 12 watercolour paint dot clock labels - 6 per A4 page (editable) 9 watercolour dot frames A5 portrait size signs - 2 per A4 page (editable) 8 square table number signs (2 designs ready to print) - 4 per A4 page 7 square watercolour paint dot signs for reading group signs - 4 per A4 page 27 small circle labels suitable for Kmart/Target 4-In-A-Row Game - A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your labels, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
Beginning Sound Match Cards
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Beginning Sound Match Cards

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Perfect for children learning their beginning letter sounds! With 70 different cards ready to print, this printable is ideal for Daily 5 or literacy center activity for children who are learning the initial letter sounds and to differentiate between them. Just laminate and write the letter to match the beginning sound or add magnetic letters to play! Here’s what’s included - 38 beginning sound mats sorting into 4 smaller sequential groups of sounds (SATPIN/CKEHRMD/GOULFB/JZWVYQ) - 2 mats per A4 page 32 beginning sounds mats featuring the whole alphabet mixed - 2 mats per A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of an PDF Reader like Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
Initial Sounds Alphabet Wheels
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Initial Sounds Alphabet Wheels

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Designed for young children who are learning to differentiate between initial letter sounds. Featuring both upper and lower case letter on an A4 page, each circle focuses on a single letter and sound. Children can firstly trace the outline of both letters using just their finger or laminate each circle and use whiteboard markers to trace the letters following the correct formation arrows. Using gorgeous real life coloured photos throughout, children need to then determine which word starts with the sound around the circle making them ideal for children who are familiar with the first 26 letter sounds and need to practice differentiating between beginning sounds in words. Children can place counters or pegs over the words that match the target initial sound.
Rhyming Word Clip Cards
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Rhyming Word Clip Cards

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Ready to print, these rhyming word peg cards are the perfect addition to your literacy center rotations. Each card has a visual prompt and label along with three other images to then differentiate the rhyming word. For example, for 'cat' children have to decide if strawberry, lion or bat rhyme. 40 different cards are included. Add some clothes pegs to help build fine motor skills or counters to mark the correct sound. Can be used for independent word work or in small group work. Perfect for special education or speech and language students.
Alphabet Car Park Mats
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Alphabet Car Park Mats

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Our printable alphabet car park mats are a fun hands on way for young children to practice their letter recognition. Simply print and add some small cars with either lower case letters to match or for differentiation, add some upper case letters to your cards to match to the lower case letters on our mats.
BOHO RAINBOW Classroom Labels + Signs Pack
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BOHO RAINBOW Classroom Labels + Signs Pack

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These modern neutral rainbow labels and signs will bring a little bit color to your classroom without overwhelming your space! The soothing greens, soft blue and earthy oranges of these BOHO RAINBOW themed easy to edit labels and signs will help calm your classroom. Easy to edit, choose your label, use our fonts or add your own then press print! Label students desks, trays, tubs, lockers, teacher and office supplies… the choices are limitless! In full color or print friendly white backgrounds, each of the round, square and long rectangle labels feature 36 different neutral rainbow artwork which means every child in your own class could have their own distinct individual set of labels. Check out the rest of the BOHO RAINBOW Classroom Decor range here! Here’s what’s included - Square Student Desk Name Plates (20+ pages of different styles) - 6 to an A4 page but can be resized. Round Student Desk Name Plates (20+ pages of different styles) - 6 to an A4 page but can be resized. Large Rectangular Labels Landscape (80+ pages different designs) - 2 to an A4 page - all editable. Large Rectangle Posters A4 Landscape view (57 different designs+different color variations) - all editable. Large Rectangle Posters A4 Portrait view (40 different designs+different color variations) - all editable. To use - You will need to have an up to date version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your label, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom Door Display
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WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom Door Display

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Made to match our other WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom decor, this gorgeous watercolor display can be use to create a welcoming door display or an inspirational bulletin board message. Here’s what’s included - 12 different colored circular labels - 6 to an A4 page with editable text boxes + can be resized (PowerPoint) 6 different larger rectangular labels/signs - 1 per A4 page with editable text boxes + can be resized (PowerPoint) 2 different large display lettering in two different color ways (rainbow watercolor or pastel acrylic paint) - ‘every child is an artist/every child’s an artist’ + ‘every child is unique/every child’s unique’ (PDF - font can not be edited) To use - You will need to have a up to date version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to open and edit this resource.
2D Shape STEM Challenge Cards
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2D Shape STEM Challenge Cards

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These STEM challenge cards are perfect for encouraging children to explore 2D shapes and their attributes through hands-on play! They help develop design and building skills, problem solving and spatial awareness skills. Two different designs have been included - one set of 12 cards with the shape named and shown + one set of 12 cards with only the shape names and the number of toothpicks and balls of playdough provided. Just press print and grab some toothpicks and a tub of playdough and you’re ready to start building. After building each shape, children can explain their learning with our recording sheets. Three different variations are includes and ask children to draw the shape built and label the number of vertices and edges. Shapes included – square, triangle, rhombus, rectangle, trapezoid, pentagon, hexagon, octagon, kite, trapezium and parallelogram. These STEM challenge cards are perfect building engineering skills! Here’s what’s included - 12 x 2D Shape STEM Challenge Cards (shape named and shown) - 2 per A4 page 12 x 2D Shape STEM Challenge Cards (only the shape names and the number of toothpicks and balls of playdough provided) - 2 per A4 page 2D Shape STEM Challenge worksheets included (3 versions) - 1 per A4 page ‘What shape can you make?’ signs for display in your centers/work stations - 2 designs - 1 per A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of a PDF Reader like Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
CVC Word Crack The Code Cards
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CVC Word Crack The Code Cards

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These Crack The Code CVC Word Cards are perfect for children who have learnt their beginning letter sounds but still need to practice blending sounds into simple words. With 100 different words included, this CVC word activity is ideal for Daily 5 work work or literacy centers. Here’s what’s included - 100 CVC word Crack the Code Cards - 3 per A4 page Crack The Code recording sheet - 2 per A4 page answer sheet included To use - You will need to have an up to date version of an PDF Reader like Adobe Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
GUM LEAF Editable Classroom Labels + Signs
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GUM LEAF Editable Classroom Labels + Signs

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These eucalyptus gum leaf labels and signs will bring a little bit of the outside in! The soothing blue-greens of these easy to edit labels and signs will help calm your classroom. Throw in some natural colors, soft pastels and black + white prints an you have plenty to choose from! Easy to edit, choose your label, use our fonts or add your own then press print! Label students desks, trays, tubs, lockers, teacher and office supplies… the choices are limitless! Here’s what’s included - Square Student Desk Name Plates (8 different styles) - 6 to an A4 page but can be resized. Round Student Desk Name Plates (7 different styles) - 6 to an A4 page but can be resized. Large Rectangular Labels Landscape (40 different designs) - 2 to an A4 page - all editable. Large Rectangle Posters A4 Landscape view (10 different designs+different color variations) - all editable. Large Rectangle Posters A4 Portrait view (7 different designs+different color variations) - all editable. To use - You will need to have Microsoft Powerpoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your label, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
WATERCOLOR PAINT Inspirational Growth Mindset Classroom Posters
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WATERCOLOR PAINT Inspirational Growth Mindset Classroom Posters

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This beautiful set of inspirational posters is perfect for building resilience and a growth mindset in your classroom. Made to match our other WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom Decor, choose from different poster sets to create your own bulletin board display, add them to your reading corner or simply display them in class to motivate and inspire your students. Here’s what’s included - 7 single watercolor paint circle posters with ‘Be Kind/Be Positive/Be Grateful/Be Brave etc’ plus rainbow colored poster ‘Be YOU’ - 1 per A4 page 12 different ombre watercolor paint posters with inspiring quotes - 1 per A4 page 20 watercolor paint inspirational postcards - 2 per A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of a PDF Reader like ADOBE Reader installed on your computer to open this resource.
Place Value Mats
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Place Value Mats

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These simple tens and ones place value mats are the perfect addition to any classroom! Ideal for when there are not enough hands-on materials to go around, just print and laminate these place value mats to help children learning to partition number. Use them for math centres or as a whole class mental maths routine!
WATERCOLOR PAINT Editable Days of the Week Display
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WATERCOLOR PAINT Editable Days of the Week Display

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Complete your classroom decor with this stunning WATERCOLOR PAINT Editable Days of the Week Pack in every color of the rainbow! Made to match all our WATERCOLOR PAINT Classroom Decor, this resource is easy to edit - decide on your labels, use our fonts or add your own then press print! Easy to follow editing instructions included Here’s what’s included - ‘Days of the Weeks’, ‘Today is…’, ‘Yesterday was’ and ‘Tomorrow is’ signs with rainbow colored watercolor paint background - 2 per A4 page editable text ‘Days of the Weeks’, ‘Today is…’, ‘Yesterday was’ and ‘Tomorrow is’ signs with rainbow colored watercolor paint font + white background - 2 per A4 page editable text days of the weeks signs with rainbow colored watercolor paint background - 2 per A4 page editable text days of the week signs with 7 different rainbow colored backgrounds - 2 per A4 page editable text days of the week signs with rainbow colored font + white backgrounds - 2 per A4 page editable text editing instructions To use - You will need to have an up to date version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to edit this resource. Decide on your labels, CHOOSE YOUR OWN FONT and simply type in your text then PRINT.
Initial Sounds Alphabet Mats
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Initial Sounds Alphabet Mats

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Designed with early readers in mind, these alphabet mats are perfect for young children learning the beginning letter sounds. Ready to print to A4, each mat focuses on a single letter and sound. Surrounded by bright, fun images, children need to determine which word starts with the sound on the mat making them ideal for children who are familiar with the first 26 letter sounds and need to practice differentiating between beginning sounds in words. Add counters to mark each choice before choosing a new mat. Answer cards have also been included to make using them as an independent center even easier! Display each mat on your interactive whiteboard to help introduce a new sound or recap an already taught sound. Here’s what’s included - 26 full page mats included for every letter of the alphabet (editable upper+lower case letter displayed in center surrounded by pictures to differentiate between to match beginning sound - 1 letter per A4 page 26 answer pages with each matching word accompanied by the image plus cover to create flipbook from (editable text = change the font to your choice) - 2 per A4 page To use - You will need to have an up to date version of Microsoft PowerPoint installed on your computer to open and edit this resource.