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Bucket Filler 20 minute class assembly about kindness and caring based on the book by Carol McCloud

Bucket Filler 20 minute class assembly about kindness and caring based on the book by Carol McCloud

Did you know that everyone carries an invisible bucket that can be filled by doing kind things? This 20 minute assembly is based on the book ‘have you filled a bucket today?’ by Carol McCloud (an amazing book that I would recommend to any teacher). There are enough short speaking parts for a class of 30+ and the script is fully editable. Your children will introduce the concept of bucket filling and dipping to their audience. Through short drama pieces, they will demonstrate the benefits of bucket filling and the negative impact of bucket dipping. So, ask yourself, have you filled a bucket today?
chunt86
Healthy Water Bottles

Healthy Water Bottles

By the end of this activity students will be able to explain how water bottles and other drink containers should be used so that germs aren’t spread. Students will engage in conversations and discussions, using active listening behaviours, showing interest, and contributing ideas, information and questions. They will respond to and pose questions, and make predictions about familiar objects and events Students can state why it is important to stay have a clean, reusable water bottle, and list ways to keep their reusable water bottle clean and healthy
TheTeachersFriend
'Being a Good Friend' - word search

'Being a Good Friend' - word search

**Encourage pupils to explore new words on the theme of being a good friend and discover what this means to them and why its so important in life. ** A fun activity which can be used to introduce new words on the theme of being a good friend, and open a thought provoking class or group discussion about the importance of, and what the individual words mean and how we can apply them to out life and our friendships. Pupils to identify positive and negative words and then find them in the wordsearch. Can be used as a literacy activity to expand vocabulary and spelling, whilst also covering an important topic which invites a lot discussion and personal reflection. Activity could be followed by creating sentences using the new words. Included are both negative and positive words, children are encouraged to use a dictionary/thesaurus, and to use different colour pencils to identify negative and positive words. Based on the book Ernie Gonzales: The Determined Dreamer
bethshepherd2
Acts of Kindness Poster or Cards

Acts of Kindness Poster or Cards

Two Acts of Kindness posters, with 18 random acts of kindness. These can be printed A4 or A3 as posters, or printed on card and cut up into small handout cards for students.
psyhacked
Star Student Poster Template

Star Student Poster Template

Check out this fun and simple template for star student. This can be used weekly, monthly quarterly or whatever fits you and your classroom. Separated into seven sections, this poster can be converted to a poster, used on a bulletin board, or made copies of after filled out and distributed to the students. The various boxes prompt students to talk about themselves and offer insight for their peers. it serves as a great way to incentives and reward kids, and can seamlessly be implemented in your classroom!
myeducationalhotspot
Make your own Spanish Valentine's Day card

Make your own Spanish Valentine's Day card

Pupils choose 8 hearts to describe their Valentine in Spanish, decorate them and glue them to the card template. 22 hearts supplied and additional two blank. Hearts are provided with masculine and feminine adjectives, along with a helpful word list. This is also available in English and French. These could be made into a lovely personalised card. For more French and Spanish resources visit lovelanguage.
lisadominique
Make your own French Valentine's Day card

Make your own French Valentine's Day card

Pupils choose 8 hearts to describe their Valentine in French, decorate them and glue them to the card template. 22 hearts supplied and additional two blank. Hearts are provided with masculine and feminine adjectives, along with a helpful word list. This is also available in English and Spanish. These could be made into a lovely personalised card. For more French and Spanish resources visit lovelanguage.
lisadominique
Make your own personalised Valentine's Day card (English)

Make your own personalised Valentine's Day card (English)

Pupils choose 8 hearts to describe their Valentine, decorate them and glue them to the card template. 22 hearts supplied and additional two blank. These could be made into a lovely personalised card. This is also available in French and Spanish with bilingual word lists. For more French and Spanish resources visit lovelanguage.
lisadominique
Parent Volunteers Request Letter Form

Parent Volunteers Request Letter Form

Looking for an easy way to get parents on board to lend a helping hand? Look no further with this simple and well-organized template that you can use in a variety of contexts. The top introduces the rationale for why their help is needed, the middle is a check box list of ways they are being requested for, and the bottom is a sign and return form. This is a great way to include key stakeholders in your classroom, whether it be reading to a small group, preparing crafts, talk about a career and so much more!
myeducationalhotspot
Monthly Birthday Party Donation Request Notice

Monthly Birthday Party Donation Request Notice

Simplify your monthly birthday planning with this simple form. It is intended to send home to parents to request various donations for birthdays. Streamline your birthday celebrations by celebrating them monthly and then ensure that parents that want to participate all dont send the same thing. This is a great way to ensure students are happy, parents are happy, and that your day is a bit easier! Happy birthday to all!
myeducationalhotspot
Feelings / emotions activity for social skills

Feelings / emotions activity for social skills

A resource I made for a mixed group of ks1 / ks2 children with autism / social communication needs. Aim is to develop greater understanding of feelings and to begin to develop awareness of other's feelings, also turn taking and attention and listening. Resource includes a feelings poster and 18 cards describing situations that have happened to an imaginary child - e.g. 'She has a wobbly tooth'. We discuss the various feelings an how children are feeling today. Cards are placed face down and children take turns to turn cards over. They consider how the person may be feeling. More able groups could be prompted / questioned to consider would everyone feel that way in that situation (some people can't stand having wobbly teeth, others get excited...) further developing theory of mind and understanding that people can feel differently about situations.
jlp76