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CVC word visuals

CVC word visuals

A few basic CVC words (used in our school for children just beginning to sound out CVC words)
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Space powerpoint

Space powerpoint

Space Powerpoint outlining what the temperature is in space, what it is like and what people wear there?
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Because it's Christmas Time

Because it's Christmas Time

Refreshing songs and lullabies to bring meaning and fun to the festive period. Ideal for concerts and Nativity plays. Contains 42 tracks, 21 songs with vocal and 21 instrumental versions. Plus sheet music and lyrics. Please note this is a digital download, you will be able to download the file to your computer after payment is completed. The file has been compressed (zipped) to speed up the download process. To unzip it right click on the downloaded file and select extract to here. 1 Santa boogie Track 1 Vocal Track Track 2 Instrumental Accompaniment 3 Little Baby Track 3 Vocal Track Track 4 Instrumental Accompaniment 5 Clap hands for Christmas! Track 5 Vocal Track Track 6 Instrumental Accompaniment 7 Shining little star Track 7 Vocal Track Track 8 Instrumental Accompaniment 9 We are the teddy bears Track 9 Vocal Track Track 10 Instrumental Accompaniment 11 The secret of the stable Track 11 Vocal Track Track 12 Instrumental Accompaniment 13 Christingle-Light of the World Track 13 Vocal Track Track 14 Instrumental Accompaniment 15 The animals said…. Track 15 Vocal Track Track 16 Instrumental Accompaniment 17 Lullaby lamb Track 17 Vocal Track Track 18 Instrumental Accompaniment 19 Christmas is a birthday! Track 19 Vocal Track Track 20 Instrumental Accompaniment 21 Come and sing a little song! Track 21 Vocal Track Track 22 Instrumental Accompaniment 23 Five Christmas presents Track 23 Vocal Track Track 24 Instrumental Accompaniment 25 Santa’s on his way Track 25 Vocal Track Track 26 Instrumental Accompaniment 27 Mary’s lullaby Track 27 Vocal Track Track 28 Instrumental Accompaniment 29 Follow us to Bethlehem Track 29 Vocal Track Track 30 Instrumental Accompaniment 31 Poor old Santa! Track 31 Vocal Track Track 32 Instrumental Accompaniment 33 Sing everybody! Track 33 Vocal Track Track 34 Instrumental Accompaniment 35 Here’s a present for you! Track 35 Vocal Track Track 36 Instrumental Accompaniment 37 Merry Christmas to you all Track 37 Vocal Track Track 38 Instrumental Accompaniment 39 Five Christmas stockings Track 39 Vocal Track Track 40 Instrumental Accompaniment 41 Because it’s Christmas Time Track 41 Vocal Track Track 42 Instrumental Accompaniment
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Sounds Like Fun

Sounds Like Fun

Sounds like Fun - An exciting songbook to support Communication and Language. Content: Listening skills; Confidence to join in; Awareness of print; Pre-writing skills; Writing for a purpose; The joy of stories; Care and handling of books; Experimenting with sounds; Letter recognition; Practising phonics; Learning the alphabet; Opportunities for interaction; Development of language skills; Use of mime and facial expression; Imagination and expression of ideas; Understanding of questions and answers; Opportunities for description; Following instructions; Sequencing and predicting; Learning days of the week; Awareness of rhyme. 40 songs included - 20 with vocals and 20 instrumental versions. Also contains the sheet music and lyrics for each song. Please note this is a digital download, you will be able to download the file to your computer after payment is completed. The file has been compressed (zipped) to speed up the download process. To unzip it right click on the downloaded file and select extract to here. 1 Come on everybody! Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 2 Listen Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 3 My hand is saying… Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 4 Words Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 5 Beautiful books Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 6 Question and answer Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 7 Hidey-hole Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 8 Sound songs Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 9 Lots of letters Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 10 Alphabet boogie! Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 11 Time for rhyme Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 12 Silly song Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 13 Look at me! Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 14 Patterns in the sky Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 15 Ready to write Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 16 I am very busy Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 17 Shopping list Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 18 Make a cake Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 19 The journey Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment 20 Name the day Vocal track Instrumental accompaniment
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Nursery Rhymes Play Plan

Nursery Rhymes Play Plan

The nursery rhyme topic consists of a full range of activities providing opportunities for the children to learn about rhymes. The activities look at the various themes of the rhymes and give opportunities for learning within all of the areas. Week 1 Humpty Dumpty Week 2 Mary had a little lamb Week 3 Sing a song of sixpence Week 4 Hickory, dickory dock Week 5 Insey winsey spider Week 6 Mary, Mary, quite contrary The pack contains 40 sheets comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents; display ideas and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Little Creatures Play Plan

Little Creatures Play Plan

Activities to complete a six week theme based on little creatures and insects. The main learning objectives of the topic are to learn about and respect creatures in the environment. Week 1 - Discovery Week 2 - Ladybirds Week 3 - Butterflies Week 4 - Bumble bees Week 5 - Spiders Week 6 - Worms and snails The pack contains 44 pages comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF)
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Fairy Stories Play Plan

Fairy Stories Play Plan

Activities to complete a six week theme based on fairy stories. The main learning objective is to learn about the way that fairy stories are structured. Stories: Goldilocks and the Three Bears The Gingerbread Man The Three Billy Goats Gruff The Elves and the Shoemaker The Little Red Hen Snow White and the Seven Dwarves ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Autumn Play Plan

Autumn Play Plan

Six weeks of activities to help children to notice the changes taking place during autumn. The main learning objective is to learn about the changing seasons and the way that wildlife is affected by these changes. Weekly Topics: Week 1. Recognising autumn Week 2. Autumn colours Week 3. Harvest Week 4. Autumn fruits and seeds Week 5. Bonfires and fireworks Week 6. Hibernation The pack contains 46 pages comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents and related literature.
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Colour Play Plan

Colour Play Plan

EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION PLANNING MADE EASY A full range of activities aimed at teaching children colours. The activities provide opportunities for mixing colours, investigating texture,and recognising different shades of the same colour. Week 1 Red Week 2 Yellow Week 3 Blue Week 4 Orange Week 5 Green Week 6 Rainbows The pack contains 39 sheets comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents; display ideas and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Wheels Go Round - Video Song Pack for your KS1 Transport/Vehicle?Travel/Family Topic

Wheels Go Round - Video Song Pack for your KS1 Transport/Vehicle?Travel/Family Topic

This digital song pack is the ideal musical accompaniment to your cross-curricular Transport topic. We are literally saving you from ever having to sing The Wheels on the Bus ever again! This original song is contemporary, upbeat and super-easy to learn. It's ideal for EY/Reception all through KS1. The signs/actions are great fun and the silly lyrics include signs for family members as well as different modes of transport. The song pack includes a teaching video for Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) screen or any device which shows songwriter Al Start singing & signing the song and a simple shaker part if you want to include a little percussion into the mix. Lyric and chord sheets plus the audio track itself mean you can take it off-screen when the children have learned the song, and play or sing along in assembly or a show. This is another of our most requested songs, see the Teaching Notes for additional lesson plan suggestions and ideas for taking things further. Simply play the video to the children and they will copy their parts. No musical experience needed to teach this as a music lesson or add it to your topic as part of your learning journey; let us take the stress out of music teaching!
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Christmas Play Plan

Christmas Play Plan

EARLY YEARS FOUNDATION STAGE PLANNING MADE EASY The topic offers activities for children to take part in, in the weeks leading up to the Christmas holidays. Children will have the opportunity to make decorations and cards, traditionally associated with Christmas celebrations. At the same time they will be able to learn about Christian beliefs, as they take part in the simple nativity play. To complete the topic are suggestions for games and food for the Christmas party. - Tree decorations - Room decorations - Christmas cards - A simple nativity play - Christmas party The pack contains 33 sheets comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents; display ideas and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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