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Colouring sheets (3), nature-themed, EYFS/KS1

Colouring sheets (3), nature-themed, EYFS/KS1

Children will learn about the natural world around them as they colour these cheerful pictures, as well as developing pencil control and colour sense. As they bring their pictures to life, they will be inspired to dream and wonder about the creatures and their settings, which in turn will fire creative expression. The three sheets represent a young robin, ducks on a pond and mini-beasts in a meadow.
katewilliams_poetry
A Whirl of Inspiring Poetry Frames for Yrs 2-6

A Whirl of Inspiring Poetry Frames for Yrs 2-6

This exotic bundle of creative writing spurs comprises 15 poetry frames + 1 colouring sheet. Almost all focus on summer themes, or linked ones, with calm and stormy seas, insects, trees, fun in the park, sunshine, and even magic carpet rides - and more! Most best for lower KS2, but also for able Yr 2s and up to Year 6 - some as launch pads for independent development. Home-produced for my poetry workshops. Bargain buy, saving 39% in total.
katewilliams_poetry
3 Summer Nature Picture-Poem Frames - Yr2-6

3 Summer Nature Picture-Poem Frames - Yr2-6

Get your children writing - for sheer enjoyment! These three picture-poems invite free expression, experimentation, creative exploration and absorbing fun. Their subjects are dragonflies, a summer tree and a summer leaf. Guidance notes and example lines to read out as spurs are also included. The completed poems can be coloured and further illustrated, or can be used as launch-pads for follow-on poems. Best for Years 2-6. They are home-designed, illustrated and produced.
katewilliams_poetry
7 KS1 WRITING/COLOURING FRAMES - mixed themes

7 KS1 WRITING/COLOURING FRAMES - mixed themes

This assorted pack of picture-poem activities include graded versions for some + guidance notes for all. Themes: Shells, Sea, Stars, Aliens, Castles, Ladybirds, Butterflies. My own designs, hand-drawn, home-produced, successfully used in my poetry sessions.
katewilliams_poetry
Bonanza of Creepy Crawly Rhymes + Picture-Poem Frames (7 activities), guided

Bonanza of Creepy Crawly Rhymes + Picture-Poem Frames (7 activities), guided

This mini-beast feast comprises 10 sheets, including 3 guidance sheets. These contain 3 rhymes to clap, enact, word-swap, perform, sing, inspire writing - Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider respectively - guidance provided below each rhyme; also 4 picture poems to write & colour: Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider x 2 (guidance notes separate). These provided rounded learning experience on mini-beasts, also supporting Literacy and more.
katewilliams_poetry
Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Bug Hotel Power point and Letter Home

Such a fun lesson! As art of teaching microhabitats my class and I created one large bug hotel in our garden area, it could also be done in any forest area nearby, but the closer the better as you can visit and investigate the bugs and which environment they’re most drawn too. Included is a brief powerpoint encouraging the children with ideas of what it may look like and natural environments for different types of insects. I would send the parental letter out a week or two before so they can help out with the items needed. Enjoy!
frazert2
Creepy Crawly Picture-Poem Frames + Guides for Use

Creepy Crawly Picture-Poem Frames + Guides for Use

3 Picture-Poem sheets for Early Years - Yr 1, representing a ladybird, a butterfly and a snail, respectively, with accompanying Guidance Notes for each. These resources promote Literacy, Creative Writing, Expressive Arts & Design and Understanding the World.
katewilliams_poetry
Butterfly Picture-Poem Frame, EYFS/Y1 + Guidance Notes

Butterfly Picture-Poem Frame, EYFS/Y1 + Guidance Notes

This resource comprises a picture-poem frame sheet and a one-page guide for teachers. The hand-drawn butterfly picture-poem is a Literature resource for young children. Its opening phrase invites describing words for butterflies, which can be written on the short, clear lines around the picture. There is also a simile to complete: 'They are as colourful as - ’ , and space for further ideas. There is plenty of scope for colouring too. The guidance notes (or Guide) offers word and simile suggestions to prompt for, and thoughts about the colouring aspect, as well as ideas for preparing children for the activity as a whole. The resource supports several aspects of the EYFS curriculum - Literacy, Expressive Arts & Design and Understanding the World, also providing opportunities for reading, spelling, fine motor skills and more.
katewilliams_poetry
Instructions on how to help a tired bee

Instructions on how to help a tired bee

Instruction sheets for children to fill in on how to help to save a tired bee by giving it a drink of sugary water. Two sheets included (one with the words ‘first’, ‘next’ and ‘finally’ for prompts, and one which is blank) The Teacher Traveller
Kayleighm89
2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x National Parks Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Geography

2 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘UK National Parks: Dartmoor & The Lake District’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
4 weeks plan on dinosaurs for EYFS

4 weeks plan on dinosaurs for EYFS

It is aimed on EYFS but can also be adapted for Y1. Covers literacy, understanding the world, ead, role play. It is interactive and easily adapted. Children loved it including boys and girls.
xrysath
Growing Together Songs (Full Album)

Growing Together Songs (Full Album)

A collection of freshly hatched songs all about growing. The album includes the life cycles of butterflies, frogs, bulbs, and seeds and demonstrates growth, the seasons, the diversity of plant life and colours. Through the songs children can learn about worms and how they process the soil to make it possible for plants to grow, they will meet “Mister Snail” and hear how carries his house on his back and learn about spirals and silvery tracks. “Teddy’s Picnic” is designed to promote engaging in a social situation in a positive way. The full album download also includes instrumental versions of the songs. Additional resources can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com
MelodyTreeHouse
Wildlife Garden Songs (Full Album)

Wildlife Garden Songs (Full Album)

Wildlife Garden Songs is a collection of 15 songs designed to help teach children about wildlife gardening. Within the framework of learning about this natural environment, the songs can also help to teach other concepts such as counting, positional words, bending knees while jumping and landing, as well as the theme of cooperation. The full album download also includes instrumental versions of the songs. Additional resources can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com
MelodyTreeHouse
Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about minibeasts, their body parts, habitats and life cycles with this super exciting pack! Included are details and instructions for the following … Big Bug Hunt & 2 differentiated recording sheets Luxury Bug Hotel Bug Investigation Lab Wiggly Jiggly Wormery Beastly Bug Pebbles Make Your Own Bugs! Paper Plate Spider Webs Bug Box: Habitat Test Slithery Snail Collage It’s a Bug’s Life Cycles Also included… Bug game (in colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn about the needs of minibeasts. Bug word mat (in colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat with writing activities. Bug jigsaws: 6 bug jigsaws. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn about the different parts of bugs with these adorable jigsaws! Bug cards: 1 colour card and 1 B&W card each containing 9 bugs. You could print out 2 copies and use the bug cards to play snap/pairs. Butterfly and spider life cycle posters, both in colour and B&W.**
noworksheetsallowed
3 Drawing Sub / Cover Lessons

3 Drawing Sub / Cover Lessons

Three cover / Sub lessons that are ideal to have at hand for emergencies! They teach the drawing skills your students need and each comes with a lesson plan which a non art-specialist can use.
TheArtyTeacher
The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event is for groups of 45-60 pupils from P6-S1 and uses practical activity to explain the different aspects of the food cycle, their environmental impacts and how we can make more sustainable food choices. 7 stations are set up using the activity resources which include full instruction and equipment lists; icons for each station and additional materials can be found in display and poster resources. There are a large number of additional resources required such as soil, seeds, empty packaging, wrappers, unavoidable waste items, worms, sand etc. and the event requires a some preparation. Red worms can be ordered from the internet or found in most long-standing, soil contact compost heaps. The large group of students is split into 7 groups of appropriate numbers and each student issued with a booklet (in display and poster resources) that should be filled in as they move around the stations. Each group should visit each station for 15-20 minutes before moving round the room, depending on time availability. The Smoothie Bike station can be adapted to use a regular blender, though if a smoothie bike is available to hire locally it is worth the experience. The Incredible Inedibles station can be adapted to use any of the waste products listed in the activity appendix in a practical manner. While the message of the event is best delivered as a whole, each activity is suitable to deliver individually with a small student group. Previous students have shown a high level of engagement and increased appreciation for the impacts associated with the food cycle. At the end of the event, ideal give-aways to issue to the students include; seed potatoes and potato grow bags, packets of seeds, pasta portioners etc. The Great Big Food Cycle Event was conceived by Belville Community Garden in Inverclyde Scotland, as part of their Climate Challenge Funded project ‘Connecting Food growing Across Inverclyde’, which aimed to tackle community carbon emissions arising from our food purchasing and wastage habits.
sally158
Frogs Eggs (1st Stage of Frog Life Cycle)

Frogs Eggs (1st Stage of Frog Life Cycle)

This song anticipates the development of tadpoles from frog spawn. The song explains that the soon to be tadpoles are safely wrapped in a jelly coat. (The jelly coat is for nutrition, protection and warmth) Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com under the resources web page.
MelodyTreeHouse
The Log Pile (Wildlife Garden Habitat)

The Log Pile (Wildlife Garden Habitat)

This is a fun song about bugs and other creatures hiding in a log pile. Log piles provide food and shelter for insects and small animals and are an important feature in a wildlife garden. Children will enjoy the surprise ending of the song. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com under the resources web page.
MelodyTreeHouse
Parasites Wordsearch Sheet Animals and Nature Starter Activity Keywords Cover Homework

Parasites Wordsearch Sheet Animals and Nature Starter Activity Keywords Cover Homework

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Parasites’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Beetle Cover / Sub Lesson - Insects

Beetle Cover / Sub Lesson - Insects

A fantastic beetle drawing cover lesson to teach your students drawing skills. This comes with a lesson plan, a black and white version and a colour version of the worksheet. This is so you can choose to work in pencil or coloured pencils.
TheArtyTeacher
March Topical Science Update

March Topical Science Update

Topical Science Update for March Featuring: The Danger Island Penguins Diabetes Discovery The Big Debate: Should we kill all mosquitoes? British Science Week
paultyler
Life Cycle Of A Butterfly Craft

Life Cycle Of A Butterfly Craft

Science is fun and made even better with crafts that help you to understand Make these fun felt or paper insects and accessories, read along with the very hungry caterpillar, look out for bugs in the garden, and much more! What you get Templates with instructions that can be cut out and used again and again - egg, leaf, caterpillar, leaf, cocoon video of the life cycle PDF poster lesson plan Butterfly felt tutorial PDF
ElevateProducts
Bug Shadow Match

Bug Shadow Match

A memory match game designed for ages 3+ A memory match game designed to match coloured images to black shadow images of 9 different bugs and insects. Part of my designs include back of card printed images themed to the game. This feature is optional to print but makes your resources unique. Cards have been designed for little learners to easily hold and interact with the cards. I recommend printing this resource on thick card or laminate to allow multiple uses. This resource will help promote: problem solving, shape recognition, visual discrimination, persistence and support a bug & interest theme. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play!
laura_d1
Science Investigations Bundle

Science Investigations Bundle

Various resources to support planning of science investigations. Bundle includes: -Cress Investigation - Effects of Exercise investigation - Waterproof materials - Shadows investigation - Sugar in drinks (full lesson plan & accompanying resources) Bundle will save 40% off individual resource prices!
DosbarthJJ
Materials - Waterproof

Materials - Waterproof

Activities to support teaching materials. Activities include a test a test to see which materials are waterproof and which are not. Followed by a task to look at which material would be best for building a house and why. Used with a year 1 class.
DosbarthJJ
Hunting for Mini-Beasts

Hunting for Mini-Beasts

In this lesson, students will locate, observe and record their observations of insects or minibeasts in a school ground or garden environment. They will represent and communicate observations and ideas in a variety of ways such as oral and written language, drawing and role play. Students will observe how living things have a variety of external features. They'll be able to hypothesise on the types of minibeasts in their local area, identify the features of minibeasts in their local area and be able to draw a diagram to document the features of the minibeasts in their local area.
TheTeachersFriend
Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Pond Life Wordsearch Puzzle Sheet Keywords Settler Starter Cover Lesson Dipping Minibeasts

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet on the theme of 'Pond Lfie'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Minibeast clipart - Insect and Bug Clipart

Minibeast clipart - Insect and Bug Clipart

This fun minibeast clipart pack contains 16 cute and colourful images of invertebrates – butterfly, caterpillar, moth, fly, beetle, ladybird, snail, slug, spider, woodlouse, dragonfly, centipede, grasshopper, ant, bee, and worm. The images are available both in colour, and in black and white outline, in png format at 300 dpi for transparent backgrounds and good resolution. The following files are provided: • Colour • Black and white outline with white fill • Black and white outline, transparent (no fill) Terms of Use Leebling graphics are licensed for personal and commercial educational use. Commercial educational use: You may use these images commercially to create teaching resources for sale. These resources must be created by you and contain teaching content other than these images. They can be used for pdfs, smartboard or Powerpoint but must be secured or flattened so that the images cannot be extracted. They can also be used for Boom cards. Credit should be given to Leebling with a link to my store. Personal use: These graphics may be used in teaching materials or decorations for your own classroom or other crafts and activities for your own personal non-commercial use. Full terms and conditions are given with the download.
Leebling
Mad About Minibeasts story topic pack- mini beasts, insects

Mad About Minibeasts story topic pack- mini beasts, insects

The pack includes: DISPLAY Display banner Display border Word cards- words on decorated cards relating to the story Animal labels- a set of word cards with the animal names and the sounds and movements they make in the book Large pictures Colour butterflies Word and picture cards- flashcards showing the minibeasts and the name LITERACY Alphabet- an alphabet line on different minibeasts Writing sheets- a set of writing sheets with borders for the children to write on and use in the writing area Acrostic poems- decorated sheets to write acrostic poems about the different minibeasts A4 word card- a picture and word card to use when writing about the minibeasts Writing worksheet- write some sentences about the different pictures on the worksheets My favourite minibeast- draw and write worksheet Word search- 2 different decorated word searches about minibeasts Describing worksheets- think of some words to describe the different minibeasts Worksheets- match the minibeast to the name, write the initial letter sounds NUMERACY Number line- a number line to 100 on different minibeasts Counting book- draw the correct number of minibeasts on each page Counting cards- count the minibeasts Count the spot- count the number of spots on each ladybird and then order the cards Number rhyme packs- rhymes about minibeasts which include rhyme card, face masks and singing props Odd/ Even number line- a number line to 20 on butterflies and caterpillars Order size minibeasts UNDERSTANDING THE WORLD Mini beast sorting- sort different mini beast pictures by number of legs, wings etc Fact cards Colour photos Power Point- a power point with simple facts about different minibeasts Minibeast clues- read the minibeast clues and match to the correct picture GAMES Build a caterpillar- Collect the coloured pieces you need for your caterpillar Picture bingo Colour bingo- collect the different coloured butterflies for your board Matching pairs Dice game- roll the die and colour the numbered minibeast- a game to play with friends or an independent activity ACTIVITIES Stick puppets Face masks Colouring- a collection of colouring worksheets Split pin minibeasts Cut and stick scene- choose some minibeasts to make your own garden scene Decorate the minibeasts Play dough mats- a collection of activity mats to use with play dough Jigsaws- cut out the pieces and reassemble to make the minibeast Tracing picture Please note: The art work used in these resources has been produced by ourselves. It is not associated with, or endorsed by the authors or publishers of the story, or any related stories or products.
robbyn
Minibeast puzzles - Insect and bug crossword, word search and more

Minibeast puzzles - Insect and bug crossword, word search and more

A bumper pack of 6 black and white NO PREP differentiated puzzles with picture clues - great for a minibeast project or learning basic invertebrate vocabulary. Fun for EFL/ESL. Includes word search, crossword, missing letters puzzle, word scrambles, mini acrostics and codebreakers. All puzzles are provided in two versions to allow differentiation in the classroom plus a vocabulary handout for reference. Answer keys are included. Easy to use – just print and go. Handy for fast finishers or substitute lessons. The words included in the puzzles are: butterfly, moth, caterpillar, spider, ladybird, beetle, woodlouse, grasshopper, bee, ant, dragonfly, snail, slug, fly, worm and centipede. Pack contents 1. Picture word search – the easier version has both word and picture clues, the other just the pictures. 2. Picture crossword – crossword with picture clues. One version has the first letter of each word already written in the grid for an extra hint. 3. Word scramble: seeing double – 9 word scrambles where the letters are given in picture grids but also include extra letters. Students must first cross out any repeated letters then rearrange the remaining letters to make the names of minibeasts. The easier version also gives a picture of each minibeast as an additional clue. 4. Missing letters puzzle – version one has missing vowels, the other has alternate letters missing. The student matches the answers to the correct picture. 5. Codebreaker – the easier version gives a full key to the letters, whilst the harder one gives only some of the letters and the student must use this information and the pictures to work out the remaining letters. The completed words are matched to the pictures. 6. Mini acrostics with hidden words – two acrostics with picture clues. Students fill in the words across the page to reveal two hidden minibeast words written down the page. One version has the first letter of each word already written in. 7. Vocabulary handout
Leebling
Minibeast bingo - Insect and Bug Bingo

Minibeast bingo - Insect and Bug Bingo

Fun minibeast bingo that is great for a project on invertebrates for younger students, or for practicing vocabulary or listening skills. Good for EFL / ESL or MFL. This resource contains two versions of the bingo set, one with words (in English) and the other without words so that it can be used in any language. Each set contains 30 full colour student bingo cards (all different) and a teacher’s master board. Includes the following images: ant, bee, butterfly, moth, spider, woodlouse, ladybird, beetle, snail, slug, grasshopper, dragonfly, centipede, fly, caterpillar and worm.
Leebling
Math Bundle for Early Grades

Math Bundle for Early Grades

This bundle is a great starter kit for anyone who is looking to build their resources for younger grades. These are suitable for children aged between 5-7 with plenty of activities to reinforce concepts of trading, number facts and subitising. The ipad screens are a great way for students to record their findings. Easily wiped if there is an error!! Save 50% on the total price of these resources in this bundle
ninki1