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KS1 Science 'Staying Alive' topic, sorting tasks / activities

KS1 Science 'Staying Alive' topic, sorting tasks / activities

Resources made for Science Week with a focus on ‘Staying Alive’. We learnt about the difference between living and non living things, that animals including humans grow from babies into adults, that some animals grow inside their mother while others hatch from an egg, children kept a food journal for later learning about a balanced diet. Before learning about basic needs, children attempted to complete a mind map, adding to this later. Living / Not Living / Never Lived sorting activity / workstation task What do you call a baby… table to complete 5 day food journal - table for students to complete (Monday to Friday) Egg or Mum? Sorting activity / workstation task - did this animal grow inside its mother or hatch from an egg? Human basic needs - male and female mind map activity, pupils to add what is essential for human life. Designed for KS1 / KS2 children with autism but also suitable for mainstream learners or older learners with SEN.
jlp76
How to teach your students to be eco-friendly

How to teach your students to be eco-friendly

A tool to help young children (Kindergarten, Year 1, Year 2 & Year 3) develop eco-friendly behaviours. Find the original resource here: https://www.homeimprovementpages.com.au/article/printable-worksheet-environment This is a fun quiz with insightful questions. It aims to develop vocabulary, comprehension and math skills, as well as practical environmental knowledge. (Photo by Enis Yavuz on Unsplash)
emily_leary
Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Writing Sheets - Nature-Themed (8), EY/KS1

Creative writing is exciting when you’re zooming in on the wonders of nature and writing your chosen words right inside the lively pictures! These 8 inspiring writing-frames feature squirrels, pond life, creepy-crawlies, sunshine and cloud (2 graded sheets for clouds), all with guidance sheets for teachers. Ideal for emergent and newly independent writers. Great bundle price - 50% saving!
katewilliams_poetry
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
Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wood and Skin. WELCOME to this STUNNING collection of Animal Prints Digital Paper images. This bundle contains 7 high-quality COLOR Animal Prints Digital Paper images. Images saved at 300dpi in PNG files. TERMS OF USE: Personal or commercial use. Copyright remains with Little Tots Learning. This is intended for use by one teacher in one classroom. It is not to be redistributed to an entire school or district. It may not be redistributed or sold online. If you are interested in business or personal clipart, please contact me at littletotslearning1160@gmail.com. Enjoy! Thanks for taking the time to stop by my store! Ms. Blajic Follow Little Tots Learning
Little_Tots_Learning
Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wood and Skin. WELCOME to this STUNNING collection of Animal Prints Digital Paper images. This bundle contains 32 high-quality COLOR Animal Prints Digital Paper images. Images saved at 300dpi in PNG files. TERMS OF USE: Personal or commercial use. Copyright remains with Little Tots Learning. This is intended for use by one teacher in one classroom. It is not to be redistributed to an entire school or district. It may not be redistributed or sold online. If you are interested in business or personal clipart, please contact me at littletotslearning1160@gmail.com. Enjoy! Thanks for taking the time to stop by my store! Ms. Blajic Follow Little Tots Learning
Little_Tots_Learning
Animal Print Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Print Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wool and Skin

Animal Prints Digital Papers - Natural Animal Wood and Skin. WELCOME to this STUNNING collection of Animal Print Digital Paper images. This bundle contains 32 high-quality COLOR Animal Print Digital Paper images. Images saved at 300dpi in PNG files. TERMS OF USE: Personal or commercial use. Copyright remains with Little Tots Learning. This is intended for use by one teacher in one classroom. It is not to be redistributed to an entire school or district. It may not be redistributed or sold online. If you are interested in business or personal clipart, please contact me at littletotslearning1160@gmail.com. Enjoy! Thanks for taking the time to stop by my store! Ms. Blajic Follow Little Tots Learning
Little_Tots_Learning
Reading comprehensions Collection

Reading comprehensions Collection

This is a collection of some of my favourite reading comprehension activities, available as a bundle at a heavily discounted price. This will provide enough comprehensions and activities to last for a whole year of guided reading activities, ideally for children in Years 5 and 6.
Richardtownend1978
EYFS - EXPORE COSTA RICA

EYFS - EXPORE COSTA RICA

Aimed at children aged 2 plus. An activity which can last from 15 minutes to 60 dependent upon how you use the activities suggested on the PowerPoint slides. Concentrates on the areas; Communication and Language, Literacy and Understanding the World. These activities explore Costa Rica radiating from the central item: the Pineapple which grows in Costa Rica. Involves sensory activities, feeling, smelling and tasting the Pineapple on an attempt to encourage healthy fruit snack options for children. Most children are thrilled to become the animals of Costa Rica, I have only included the 2 favorite animals in this PowerPoint but there are hundreds more to choose from such as Toucans, Snakes, Dragons… Enjoy :)
DionneDawsonAuthor
Paired Texts - Antarctica - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

Paired Texts - Antarctica - Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions

This guided reading resource includes a pair of texts about Antarctica with four comprehension skills sheets to complete, providing reading passages and questions that are challenging and engaging. Using the ‘LIMS’ approach, students work through Literal, Inference, Meaning and Summary questions to ensure that in the course of a week, they have practised skills in reading right across the Common Core. Text is differentiated and an answer scheme is provided. Suggested itinerary: Day 1 (30 mins) – Read both texts as a class. Highlight key parts. Discuss together. What have we learned? What do we want know more about? It is worth asking the students to write down any questions they have about the texts and putting them on display. Day 2 (30 mins) – Literal sheet Day 3 (30 mins) – Inference sheet (or meaning sheet if you prefer) Day 4 (30 mins) – Meaning sheet (or inference sheet if you prefer) Day 5 (45 mins) – Summary sheet and looking back at questions from the start of the week. This is the first in a series of Paired text resources looking at the seven continents of the world. Keep an eye on my store. ** Differentiation:** All questions are the same, which should make marking easier! However, the texts differ, with asterisks in the bottom right corner indicating the reading level.
Richardtownend1978
The Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

The Life Cycle of a Jellyfish

A powerpoint to describe the life cycle of a Jellyfish along with a “cut and stick” worksheet for the children to complete the life cycle. Aimed at Year 1 class, but it is an editable document so can be differentiated.
selbymeg
Colouring Sheets (5) - EY/KS1, Summer Themes.

Colouring Sheets (5) - EY/KS1, Summer Themes.

These 5 black-and-white colouring sheets feature: butterfly, ladybird, boat on sea with fish, jungle and hot air balloon. They are home designed and produced, and will support related topics as well as developing pencil control and colour differentiation. Expressive art is also enabled, as children select their colours and areas for detailed crayoning.
katewilliams_poetry
Male & Female Animal Names

Male & Female Animal Names

My Male & Female Animals Names actually uses a familiar 3-part card approach to introducing the nomenclature in a way that is very familiar to the young Montessori reader. They do enjoy the visual images quite a lot, so it seems to be a logical first step before the traditional presentation of masculine and feminine. (Which I do intend to get to someday! So many ideas, so little time!) Here is a variety of 20 animals that children will enjoy looking at, talking about and learning new names…some of which are sure to give the giggles. I made enough examples that you should be able to easily make several rotations of the materials over time. To make, just print on card stock, cut and laminate if you wish. Thanks so much for considering my work! Mary
MaryCarr51
Resources to accompany 'You're Safe With Me'

Resources to accompany 'You're Safe With Me'

A selection of resources to accompany You’re Safe With Me’, by Chitra Soundar and illustrated by Poonam Mistry. When the moon rises high and the stars twinkle, it is bedtime for the baby animals of the Indian forest. But tonight, when the skies turn dark and the night grows stormy, the little ones can’t sleep. SWISH-SWISH! CRACK-TRACK! FLASH-SNAP! goes the storm. Only Mama Elephant with her words of wisdom can reassure them. “You’re safe with me.” A #ReadforEmpathy Book 2018 The text and the resources are most suitable for KS1. There are a range of resources available here: the curriculum map provides details of how ‘You’re Safe With Me’ can be used in lessons across the curriculum, and the teacher information file and guided reading worksheet can be used by teachers preparing to use the text in the classroom. These resources support National Curriculum expectations for KS1. All resources are designed to aid teachers in using a diverse text in the classroom and should encourage pupils to develop empathy, to think about the diverse cultures of our world, and to celebrate it. Perfect for World Book Day events. ‘You’re Safe With Me’ is available for purchase from the publisher’s website: www.lantanapublishing.com/shop/books/dragon-dancer.
godfc011
Rhymes Galore (15) for EY/KS1

Rhymes Galore (15) for EY/KS1

Rhymes to chant, clap, act out and develop, promoting many learning areas: Literacy, Understanding the World, Communication Language, Expressive Arts & Design and Physical Development. Topics: mini-beasts, seaside, stars, castles, busy street, school, big & small, park and windy day. Guidance notes included for all. Save 50% with this bundle!
katewilliams_poetry
Roald Dahl Bundle

Roald Dahl Bundle

10 resources all Roald Dahl novels, workbooks, writing and literacy worksheets great forupper KS1 and KS2 a bargain if you buy all 10. Includes quiz and timeline as well as fascinating facts. save 68% if you buy this bundle
teachercellar
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
3 Creepy-Crawly Rhymes, with guidance, Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider, EY/KS1

3 Creepy-Crawly Rhymes, with guidance, Butterfly, Ladybird, Spider, EY/KS1

These 3 simple rhymes bring the mini-beast world alive for young children. Each offers rhyme, rhythm, descriptive words and scope for multiple activities: clapping, enacting, language-building, physical movement, performance, and preparation for any follow-on writing. The rhymes could also be set to music or percussion, or sung to a made-up tune. I made up the rhymes and have found them effective in my poetry workshops for Early Years and KS1. (Illustrations also mine.)
katewilliams_poetry
Seaside Rhymes & Picture-Poem Activities

Seaside Rhymes & Picture-Poem Activities

Sea, shells, fish and seabed mystery feature in these multiple rhyme and picture-poem sheets, with guidance notes and development ideas for each part. All have been successfully used with Early Years and KS1 classes. Contents: 3 rhymes: ‘Sparkly Sea’, ‘Shiny Shells’ & ‘Under the Sea’; 3 picture-poem designs, one with 3 graded variations of difficulty (The sea is…). These writing and colouring sheets are: ‘Fish are…’, ‘Shells can be…’ and ‘The sea is…’ Activities involved: chanting, clapping, word-choosing, acting out, physical movement, sounding out, writing, colouring, and potentially singing and performing.
katewilliams_poetry
Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I

Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I

Pet Care Assembly for Key Stage I This script is a totally moveable feast! The cast consists of Narrator (Class Teacher) plus 30 pets - the number and type of pets can, of course, be changed to match any class requirement. Although it is full of humorous moments, the message behind it is a serious one - that of taking the business of pet care itself seriously. The length of this performance is around 10 - 15 minutes *plus - allowing for ‘parade’ and ‘additions’ from children themselves i.e. information about their particular pets. It could potentially be double this length depending on how much additional information and suggested poetry is included. Great fun. Would love to see this performed! Sample Text: Narrator: You see, pets do take a lot of looking after. They are a big responsibility! (Pauses) What do you think is the most important part of looking after a pet? Child 4: Making it happy? Narrator: Correct! Child 5: And healthy! Narrator: Well done! So, you have to do a lot of homework before you even choose a pet. Child 6: Sounds like being at school! Child 7: Having a pet is meant to be fun! Narrator: But it’s no fun for your pet if it’s not looked after properly. Take that Great Dane, for example. (‘Great Dane’ stands up) Child 8: He’d take a lot of feeding! Narrator: Correct! Big dogs like big meals! But that’s not all! Child 9: He’ll need a lot of exercise! Child 10: Long walks! Narrator: Two or three times a day! He won’t want to be left inside by himself all day! (Great Dane shakes his head in agreement and sits down) Narrator: Animals have needs, just like us! And we need to respect their needs! Maybe someone could share with us, how they look after their pet? Child 11: I have two guinea pigs called Bill and Ben! Narrator: Two guinea pigs? Child 11: Yes, they like company! Narrator: And where do you keep them? Child 11: In a hutch with a nice grassy run. They also have cardboard boxes and pipes to hide in if they get frightened.
suesplays
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
'Fish are...' Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

'Fish are...' Writing & Colouring Sheet + Guide

This resource comprises a writing/colouring sheet + a one-sheet guide for teachers, both black-and-white, PDFs. The fish-themed writing and colouring sheet - or picture poem frame - is a simple and attractive activity for EYFS. It offers a single line (at the top) for descriptive writing, with the starter words ‘Fish are’. The space below is filled with a large, hand-drawn scene of a patterned fish under the sea. The guide provides a list of relevant words to prompt for as needed, and two suggestions for extending the literacy aspect. The resource supports multiple curricular areas, in particular: Literacy, Expressive Arts & Design, Physical Development (fine motor skills) and Understanding The World. The attractive design has been proven to motivate young children to think up and try to write descriptive words for the fish, and to experiment with colours and pencil control. Enthuse children in the topic first, perhaps by showing pictures or videos of fish in the sea, looking at some in an aquarium, reading a story about a fish and enacting them together.
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
Sea Life Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Sea Life Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Sea Life’. 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
Shells Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Nature The Beach Sea

Shells Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Nature The Beach Sea

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Shells’. 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 x Horses Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

4 x Horses Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

4 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Horses’. 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
Horses Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Horses Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Nature

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Types of Government’. 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
3 x Snakes Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Reptiles

3 x Snakes Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Cover Animals Reptiles

3 x Wordsearch Puzzle sheets of keywords on the theme of ‘Snakes’. 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
Venomous Snakes Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Animals Reptiles

Venomous Snakes Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Animals Reptiles

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Venomous Snakes’. 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