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Hickory Dickory Dash Story Activity Pack

Hickory Dickory Dash Story Activity Pack

An activity pack inspired by the book “Hickory Dickory Dash” by Tony Wilson “Hickory Dickory Dash” is 2018 National Storytime Book Choice This pack includes 8 different story inspired activities to support literacy, numeracy and physical movement Pack includes: Story Cards Story Movement Dice Number Puzzles Find & Trace the Shapes Count & Match the Time Memory Game Picture Match Complete the Pattern Which One is Different? 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. All printables 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. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on Facebook at sparkplayaus
laura_d1
Build a Flower Game

Build a Flower Game

A flower theme game designed for ages 3 years + Game is designed for 2-6 players but can also be used for solitary play exploration. A flower theme game designed to promote different parts of a flower by spinning and adding piece by piece to individual game cards. Game cards and flower parts 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: social skills for sharing, thinking of others, turn taking, colours and plant & flower themes. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on Facebook at sparkplayaus
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Wizard of Oz Story Activity Pack

Wizard of Oz Story Activity Pack

An activity pack inspired by “The Wizard of Oz” designed for ages 4+ This pack includes 21 pages of story inspired activities to support literacy and numeracy learning: Story Cards & Background: helps promote story telling, use of language, creativity, imagination & sequence Memory Match: helps promote problem solving, memory recall, logical thinking, turn taking Number Puzzles: helps promote numeracy concepts 1-10 & 11-20, number recognition, shapes & sequence Find & Trace the Shapes: helps promote shape recognition, fine motor skills for pencil grip & hand eye coordination Picture Match: helps promote visual discrimination, problem solving, fine motor skills for pencil grip Complete the Pattern: helps promote visual discrimination, problem solving, logical thinking & sequence Upper & Lower Case Letter Match: helps promote letter recognition, language & problem solving 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. All printables 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. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on Facebook sparkplayaus
laura_d1
Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Literacy Comprehension, Speaking, Listening and Writing SEN, Early Years, Primary

Includes 12 'storyboard' Nursery Rhymes: The Grand Old Duke of York, Row Row Row Your Boat, Hey Diddle Diddle, Little Miss Muffet, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Humpty Dumpty, Jack and Jill, Old Mother Hubbard, Little Bo-Peep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Itsy-bitsy Spider. Say the rhymes with the students, get them to listen and recite each line afterwards, ask them to order the 4 pictures for each nursery rhyme, then use the differentiated worksheets to assess their writing and listening skills. For the speaking, listening and writing worksheets we ask carers to let us know either during drop off or via email a couple of things their child has done over the weekend. We then ask the students what they did at the weekend, prompting other students to ask questions of their peers, and then do a recap by asking who did what to assess who was listening before getting the children to write either with help or independently what they did at the weekend.
smidgealot
Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy 2nd set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

2nd set of Nursery Rhymes Comprehension suitable for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers. 6 Nursery Rhymes for Comprehension- Jack and Jill, Little Miss Muffet, Little Bo-Beep, Hickory Dickory Dock, Pat-a-cake and Old Mother Hubbard. 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 then 18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they can 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, practicing their handwriting. 6 for higher abilities where they should be encouraged to answer questions in full sentences, and use descriptive words, and also because… 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.
smidgealot
The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

The Easter Story - Retell the Story Picture Cards

Picture cards for retelling the Easter Story. Excellent for assisting children with communication and language skills and for use as a prompt for writing. A great resource for Talk for Writing lessons. Provided in different sizes: 2 per page, 4 per page and 8 per page. Suitable for Early Years and Key Stage 1. Use alongside the Easter Story PowerPoint The Easter Story PowerPoint - simple version The Easter Story PowerPoint - more detailed version Other <strong><i>Fairydoesit!</i></strong> Easter resources available. The Easter Story Colouring Sheets Tell Me a Story - Story Maps for the Easter Story The Easter Story Writing Sheets The Easter Story Writing Booklets <b><i>Check out more resources at</i></b> Fairy does it! Teaching Resources
Fairydoesit
Questioning

Questioning

Questioning PowerPoint with activities to develop and improve questioning, including inference skills. Supporting worksheets for children to apply skills, following the 5 Ws for questioning - who, what, when, where and why. Inference grid can be used for any images, when displayed on white board.
DosbarthJJ
How to say 'hello' in 10 languages

How to say 'hello' in 10 languages

A visual resource showing how to say ‘hello’ in 10 languages: French, Chinese, Russian, Japanese, Arabic, Spanish, Bulgarian, Polish, Indian and Bangladeshi. Complete with flags for each corresponding country.
kryan500
Recount Plan

Recount Plan

Differentiated planning templates to plan a recount. This resource is based on recounting a school trip, but can easily be adapted for other recount. Used with a year 1 class.
DosbarthJJ
Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards EYFS & KS1 Quavers & Semibreves Pack

Animal Music Notation Rhythm Cards EYFS & KS1 Quavers & Semibreves Pack

These Music Rhythm Cards are to enable children develop early rhythm skills and recognition of musical notation. Rhythms are presented in a child friendly format with colourful animal pictures to support understanding of note length. Also included is a PowerPoint Presentation for teachers, including all rhythm cards and additional notes and guidance to support teaching. The card pack includes a wide range of rhythm cards as well as individual note cards to allow children to compose their own rhythms. This second pack includes extension into quaver and semibreves. The original notation rhythm cards to accompany this pack can be found here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/animal-music-notation-rhythm-cards-eyfs-and-ks1-11822864
MrBallard23
Literacy 1st Set Nursery Rhymes Comprehension for SEN, Early Years, Primary, Reception, Preschoolers

Literacy 1st Set 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 then18 worksheets for comprehension 6 for lower abilities where they can 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.
smidgealot