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Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

Primary Dance and Drama Activity Bank

A list of ways to incorporate dance and drama into your curriculum; including a range of games, starters and books which have excellent cross curricular links. Can be adapted throughout the key stages.
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The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit

The Wonder Pod Toolkit is an exciting young person centred resource using innovative technologies with fun workshops to enable everyone to learn new skills and form healthy friendships through creativity. The kit includes warm up games, one off activities and extended projects/lesson plans utilising the technology introduced earlier in the kit. Each activity explains the ideal group size, time needed, equipment you will need and the skills that will be developed - from team building and leadership to just pure fun! This kit is perfect for music, media and drama teachers who are looking to introduce technology into their classes. It's also a great way to try something new!
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"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

"Wake, Wiggle & Work" - Fun Songs to Start the Day

Get the day started on the “Right Foot” with this fun collection of 14 movement songs and games while you review colors, shapes, numbers, letters and more. Your students will want to do these engaging songs over and over. Teachers report that there are enough songs in this collection to provide you with movement music for the whole year. ➢ Research has shown that children do better in school when they begin their day with movement activities. ➢ NOTE: Instrumental versions of some songs are provided to allow students to extend the lesson by creating their own movements. ➢ These songs and movement games will help your students “get the wiggles out” and improve concentration, attention span, listening skills and creativity. ➢ These activities help the increasing number of sedentary students coming to school behind in their brain development due to a lack physical activity. ➢ Using “Wake, Wiggle & Work” everyday is great way to motivate your reluctant learners. ➢ Another benefit is that these activities have been shown to improve students’ attitude toward school and raise attendance rates.
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New Year 2018

New Year 2018

Three fun new year resources for primary classrooms! Start 2018 off in style with these fun activities that help pupils to think about the year ahead. 1. Recipe for a Happy New Year - a fun activity lesson where pupils reflect on what will make a successful year and creative a recipe to display. 2. Our Class Poem - a teamwork activity to bring your class together at the start of the year. They will create and perform a class poem. 3. Time Capsule - pupils create an 'All About Me' time capsule envelope to seal up and open again at the end of the year! Please follow the download instructions at the bottom of the page to make sure you get all of the files included in this resource. Problems downloading? Click here for download help. Please follow the steps below to access your files: 1. Return to this page and click on each resource to go to the product listing. 2. Scroll to the files included within the resource listed under the header ‘Files Included’/'All Files'. You may need to click on the ‘See all Resources’ to view them all. 3. Use the download arrow icons found to the left of each of the file names for each separate file.
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Christmas Quizzes.  Christmas Quiz

Christmas Quizzes. Christmas Quiz

A succulent trio of Christmas quizzes. These are not just quizzes, they’re Start Education quizzes! Includes the top selling Christmas quiz from 2016. Suitable for all ages. Informative, fun ..... and very funny! Merry Christmas!
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YEAR 1 & 2.  6 LESSONS SPIRITUAL - Drama & Music.

YEAR 1 & 2. 6 LESSONS SPIRITUAL - Drama & Music.

3 Lessons of drama followed by 3 lessons of music. The theme being spiritual, the lessons explore rituals of story telling, rhythm, the camp fire. Drama working piece: a rain dance with statues. Music working piece; African American Spiritual song, Wade in the Water.
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Snow White Lesson Pack Set A

Snow White Lesson Pack Set A

Four lesson detailed plans based on the Grimm's Tale of Snow White. This pack is the first of a series of stand alone packs to use the magical story as inspirational for creative and exciting lessons for young children, this time focusing on the Magic Mirror, Drama and English activities. Most suitable for EYFS and Key Stage 1, but easily adaptable and hugely enjoyable for older children too, these lessons contain clear aims and success criteria for each session, ideas and indications for how the lessons can develop and progress. Differentiation is catered for, and specially tailored activities and tasks are included in the plans to help support and stretch all abilities. The Drama lessons ask the children to develop their skills in mirroring and copying each other, in a co-operative and happy environment, with opportunities for role-play and interaction skill development. Role-play also features in the English lessons, as they look at how to ask and answer written and oral questions. Suggested prior knowledge, requirements and resources are all included in the plans, so you can pick them up and use them, knowing exactly what you need to know, what the children to know, what you need and where you can get things from too if necessary. Notes have been added to make everything as simple as possible, so that you can use the lessons easily.
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