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Post Office words playdough mats.

Post Office words playdough mats.

CCW Cursive Outline 1 and KG Miss Kindy Bubble required. Ten Post Office related words for pupils to make playdough words with in cursive and nelson script, with and without letter color patterns. Great for combining fine motor with color patterns and letter formation.
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My Play Post Office Savings Book and pretend gift card

My Play Post Office Savings Book and pretend gift card

CCW Cursive Dotted 1 required. My play Post Office Savings Book promotes counting in 1’s, 2’s and 5’s with practise for writing corresponding numerals, words and simple adds. There is a space for stating and drawing a picture of what the child wants to save for and how much it will cost from ‘pretend 1p to £50’ (also in pretend euros and cents). Great for fine motor when used with play stamps. Alternatively squares can be colored in. Also included is a ‘pretend gift card’ and corresponding receipt to fill out.
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FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

FREEBIE Printable 3D Study Cube

Check out this fun and creative way to diversify methods of studying. This printable cube can be cut and glued or taped together to make a large die-style template. With size sides, students can put vocabulary words on each side, topics on each side, facts and more. This interactive cube has so many possibilities but will be fun and engaging regardless. Let us know what you end up doing with it :)
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Literacy Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Humpty Dumpty, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Hey Diddle Diddle, Itsy-bitsy Spider, The Grand Old Duke of York and Row Row Row Your Boat. Use the ‘storyboard’ worksheets to say the nursery rhyme, encouraging students to repeat it after you, see if they can recite it back to you after hearing it a couple of times (often students help each other out, seeing who can say it loudest). All students can cut out the 4 pictures for each ‘storyboard’ and arrange them in the correct order. There are them 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they need to circle/point/say the correct answer from a choice of 3. 6 for middle abilities where they can copy the correct answer after choosing from a choice of 3. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences. Extension work- get students to ask/ write other questions about the nursery rhyme. See if they can draw their own pictures. See if they can create or recite their own nursery rhyme and illustrate it in 4 pictures.
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Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes: Aboriginal poem and activities

Snakes comes from “Anna the Goanna” and Other Poems by Jill McDougall, which is a collection of poems written to reflect the real world, dreams and imaginings of Aboriginal children. This is a complete unit of work. This resources was created for students with special needs, but can be used with primary students. The Smart notebook has the poem which includes visual images, a variety of literacy activities from matching pictures, matching words, pre-writing and pre- reading tasks and drawing activities. Snakes Poem is also given as a word document.
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Food Sorting Mats.

Food Sorting Mats.

Five food sorting mats for pupils to either draw or cut and paste food pictures from magazines etc to sort according to nutritional value, meal time, taste, food groups and food type.
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2D shapes and properties- naming, number of corners, sides, straight and curved sides.

2D shapes and properties- naming, number of corners, sides, straight and curved sides.

2D shape properties suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Preschoolers, Reception. 15 worksheets suitable for all abilities. Use 5 worksheets for lower abilities- looking at Triangle, Rectangle, Circle and Square. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides. 5 worksheets for middle and higher abilities- looking at Triangle, Rectangle, Circle, Square, Pentagon and Hexagon. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides. 5 extension worksheets for middle and higher abilities- looking at Oval, Heptagon, Parallelogram, Semicircle, Trapezoid and Octagon. Naming shapes, number of sides, edges, straight and curved sides.
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Literacy for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Ideal for NQT a literacy bundle that has a range of worksheets for SEN, Early Years, Reception, Primary and Preschoolers. Includes differentiated worksheets for students who are at the pre-writing stage, up to writing independently. Has 6 Jolly Phonics style worksheets for basic phonics (s,a,t,p,i,n). Includes comprehension from nursery rhymes to commenting on items in photos. With the speaking, listening and writing we ask carers to email or let us know a couple of things that their child did at the weekend, so that we are able to prompt children or get other children to ask appropriate questions. We also check children's listening by asking 'Who went shopping, who visited family, who was ill, who walked the dog, where did they go, what did they buy' etc. before the students write what they did with help, by copying from a white board or working independently.
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Geography Maps, Environmental Awareness and Weather for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception.

Geography Maps, Environmental Awareness and Weather for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception.

Maps and coordinates, Environmental Awareness (natural and manmade) and Weather Chart (prediction, observation and comparing 2 different areas or regions). Geography Environmental Awareness (natural and manmade) 3 differentiated worksheets for natural and manmade environments, plus another to check learning. lower abilities- uses photos and labels to cut out and stick. middle abilities- uses labels to copy or cut out and stick. higher abilities- allows students to write their own ideas. The last worksheet uses photos, and/or labels to copy or cut out and stick to demonstrate student's understanding and learning. This worksheet can be used for all abilities, with higher levels being encouraged to use magazines or go on the computer to find their own examples as extension work. Geography- map and coordinates. Includes 18 images to cut out and stick on a grid with basic coordinates (A1- E5).  Higher abilities can draw their own island, then select and stick on the images of the places that they want on their island. There is also a worksheet for students to then find and write the coordinates of each image. Geography Weather Chart (prediction, observation and comparing) Use the chart to record the weather for 6 weeks in your local area, or use the 2nd chart to compare 2 places or countries. Includes 2 question worksheets for higher abilities, 1 being a recap and summary worksheet of their findings comparing 2 places/countries. For lower ability levels- includes pictures of sunshine, clouds, snow, rain, storm, fog, frost, rainbow, and wind to help with understanding. Allows them to observe the days weather and think about what the weather will be like next week. For higher ability levels- space to write the weather they can see and allows them to predict what they think the weather will be next week. Children could also take their own photos of the weather and stick them on the chart. A clip from BBC weather showing the latest weather forecast could be shown during the lesson, and children could be encouraged to look at different areas of the UK or another country to compare the weather in different regions. Use the 2 worksheets to compare understanding before carrying out the observations and after to check learning and understanding.
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