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Spring Play Plan

Spring Play Plan

Six weeks of activities to help children to notice the changes taking place during spring. A full range of activities aimed at teaching children about the changes that occur in the spring months. The activities provide opportunities to learn about springtime animals and life cycles. Children will get the chance to observe and plant seeds, experiment with water and work with wool. The final week of the topic introduces children to Easter. Week 1 - New life Week 2 - Seed week Week 3 - Frogs Week 4 - Spring showers Week 5 - Lambs and wool Week 6 - Easter The pack contains 50 pages comprising of activities; areas of learning; language; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; observation and assessment opportunities; information for parents and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF)
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Shapes Play Plan

Shapes Play Plan

A full range of activities centred on recognising shapes and patterns, where children will be encouraged to notice and comment on similarities and differences of things that they see. - Circle - Square and Rectangle - Triangle - Shapes Galore - Spirals and Tubes - Stripes and Spots Now in new format to make planning easier and more comprehensive. The pack contains 45 sheets comprising of activities; weekly plan with example sheet; areas and aspects of learning; main learning objectives; questions and key vocabulary; suggestions for adapting activities for different abilities; list of required resources; organisation; opportunities for observation and assessment; information for parents and related literature. ALL Plan2Play plans are provided in Portable Document Format (PDF)
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Backboard Icebreaker Communication Game - Small or Large Groups

Backboard Icebreaker Communication Game - Small or Large Groups

Parents, Teachers, Educators... you have located a team game that has engaged everyone who has played it so far. Backboard is more than just a game. It is an opportunity to work together as a team and enhance communication, motor skills, and social pragmatics with your students either as an ice breaker activity in school or family board game at home. The goal of the game is to move your pieces along the journey of the game board and reach the end. While in transient, you will encounter 4 different types of drawing cards. Each type represents a level of increasing difficulty. For each card, there will be a translator [player who describes the card to the drawer] and a transcriber [player who draws the shape]. Each card has a specially engineered shape that the transcriber will have to describe to the drawer. The Drawer will have a specific amount of time to draw that shape. After time expires, the transcriber will match that shape to the translator’s master card. If the shapes match, points will be earned and they will advance.
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Winter Holiday Printables

Winter Holiday Printables

Celebrate the winter holidays with ABCmouse! Use these printables in class or send them home as a fun homework assignment. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
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Winter Printables Collection

Winter Printables Collection

Enrich your winter theme with ABCmouse! This collection of printables features coloring pages, a writing activity, and a paint-by-words worksheet. Use these printables as fun in-class activities, or send them home with your students as a great home-school connection. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
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Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017

A wide range of Art and Craft activities for the run up to Christmas. This collection includes: Christmas cracker making activity. Santa Claus and his Elves colouring sheets. Drawing Santa steep by step guide. 16 Christmas themed grid drawing activities. 30 Christmas images for inspiration. Easy to print, easy to use. No planning needed. Merry Christmas from Start Education!
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Cracker Christmas Bundle

Cracker Christmas Bundle

Ten Advent and Christmas Resources to inspire a creative Christmas in your classroom. These resources are for real learning in Visual Arts, Literacy and RE as you countdown to Christmas. Adaptable for a range of ages and grades and anchored to the elements of art, imaginative and persuasive texts and religious traditions and themes, these resources include many suggestions for adaptation and extension. Time-saving for class and subject teachers. Excellent resources for casual relief (substitute) teachers, and student teachers to have in their "bag of tricks" as the festive season approaches. Also suitable for out-of-school groups and programs. Merry Creative Christmas!
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Holiday Greeting Cards Collection

Holiday Greeting Cards Collection

Happy Holidays from ABCmouse! No matter which holidays you’re celebrating, we’ve got you covered. Use our greeting cards in a fun activity station at this year’s holiday party! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
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Cutting Skills Printables Collection

Cutting Skills Printables Collection

Practice fine motor skills with these ABCmouse Printables. This collection supports every level and provides wonderful decoratives for your classroom! Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
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Aquarium Printables Collection

Aquarium Printables Collection

Teach your class about aquariums with ABCmouse! Use these Printables as an introduction to lessons about unique underwater wildlife. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to access these and thousands more resources for Preschool through 2nd grade. Visit www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers to sign up.
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Farm Printables Collection

Farm Printables Collection

Teach your class about the farm with the ABCmouse.com! This collection includes coloring pages, a word search, and color-by-numbers pages. Access these and thousands of other resources for Preschool through 2nd grade at www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to visit the ABCmouse farm—perfect for a virtual field trip!
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Zoo Printables Collection

Zoo Printables Collection

Teach your class about zoo animals with the help of ABCmouse! This set of Printables includes word searches, coloring pages, and more. Access these and thousands of other resources for Preschool through 2nd grade at www.ABCmouse.com/Teachers. Create your FREE ABCmouse for Teachers account to visit the ABCmouse zoo—perfect for a virtual field trip!
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