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A World of Colour

A World of Colour

Students will explore some of the amazing colours that can be found in nature. They are asked to stand or sit in one spot, and to see how many colours they can see in nature from that spot. Students will then create an artwork based on the colours they observe in nature. Students will be able to observe colours in nature and understand that there are many colours in nature. They will be able to identify a range of colours.
TheTeachersFriend
Setting Up a Bird Bath

Setting Up a Bird Bath

Students set up a conservation project that will assist local biodiversity by providing local wildlife with a safe place to drink water. They will measure and compare the lengths and capacities of pairs of objects using uniform informal units, give and follow directions to familiar locations and participate in different types of guided investigations to explore and answer questions, such as manipulating materials, testing ideas, and accessing information sources. Students will be able to use a set criteria to select an appropriate location for a bird bath and make simple measurements in regards to the set up and up-keep of a bird bath.
TheTeachersFriend
Growing Plants/Garden PowerPoint – KS1

Growing Plants/Garden PowerPoint – KS1

Use a unique PowerPoint as a fun way to introduce and teach simple facts about plants and vocabulary. Ideal for whole class teaching or set up as independent reading / researching ICT activities. In The garden - 24 slides Includes: what is a garden/ what is there in a garden; what is a plant; parts of a plant; parts of a tree; what plants need (soil, water, sun); how insects help (pollen); why minibeasts are a threat and where to find them; what a gardener does; garden tools for different purposes; how to plant (simple instructions); what is compost for and made of; how to make compost; useful words (dictionary) The PowerPoint has been created with animation & sounds – create a file and ensure that you save ALL PPPs and sounds in the same file. If any problem with sounds and fonts, please email me. I have created 4 worksheets that can be used during or after – labelling gardening tools; labelling parts of a plant; what plants need/ do not need to grow healthy (writing activity); facts about compost. how to make compost (writing activity). Please check more of my resources on Plants on TES – thanks for looking :)
mariedp
The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

The Magic Easter Egg Hunt - Reading Comprehension Worksheet / Story

This Reading Comprehension handout is best suited for elementary to lower intermediate ESL learners or native English speakers. This Easter themed story was authored by me and it recounts the magic Easter adventure of Jill and Tom who come across a golden Easter egg. After carefully reading the text the students are required to complete some comprehension exercises including: comprehension questions, True or False, a word search and a definitions match, a fun crossword a word scramble and an Easter themed maze. The text can also be used for vocabulary building purposes on and around Easter. A full answer key is included.
MariaPht
Leaf and flower threading. EYFS. Fine motor skills. Finger Gym.

Leaf and flower threading. EYFS. Fine motor skills. Finger Gym.

This fine motor skills resource comes with instructions, two challenge cards, Links to the EYFS, colour and black and white images of leaves and flowers to print out. It is based around flowers and leaves to work alongside a growing topic. This resource can also prompt counting as the children thread in and out of the holes.
laston1
Blank Observation Journal

Blank Observation Journal

A blank observation journal that can be used for a variety of scientific inquiries. It is a template with lines and boxes but no further information so that you can fill in in yourself.
betterinprimary
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
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Mega-Bundle - Science

***Fantastic Value*** A huge bundle of 17 non-fiction SATs style reading comprehensions for year 2. The bundle covers the entire Science curriculum for year 2, so is perfect for cross-curricular learning. Each comprehension booklet has three differentiated levels and includes answers. They are all based on the SATs reading papers from recent years. The following are included: Inventors of materials Materials and forces Properties of materials Plants Staying healthy Basic needs for survival How animals change as they grow Habitats Microhabitats The ocean The seashore Woodlands Rainforest animals Food chains Minibeasts Reptiles
blossomingminds
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Plants, Animals and Humans

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Pack - Plants, Animals and Humans

A collection of non-fiction comprehension activities for year 2 about animals and wildlife. Each booklet comes in 3 differentiated levels. They are all based on the reading SATs paper, containing a similar style of questions. They are also laid out in the same way as a SATs booklet to provide the children with greater experience. The following comprehensions are included: Plants Basic needs for survival Staying healthy How animals change as they grow PDF file format and editable Microsoft Word format included in the price. Please note: Human and animal comprehensions are available in a smaller bundle
blossomingminds
Year 2 Reading Comprehension Paper - Plants

Year 2 Reading Comprehension Paper - Plants

This resource is a non-fiction comprehension activity for year 2. This comprehension is all about plants, covering their life cycle and what they need to survive. Perfect for cross-curricular learning, covering the Literacy and Science curriculum at the same time. It is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper and includes 3 differentiated levels. There are a range of 'what,' 'how,' and 'why' questions, some multiple choice tick questions and some that require more detailed answers. The activity is also laid out in a similar way to the SATs booklets, with four pages of pictures and short written extracts to read and 2-3 questions per page. PDF file format and editable Microsoft word format included in the price.
blossomingminds