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Winter Assembly or Class Play for Key Stage I

Winter Assembly or Class Play for Key Stage I

Winter Assembly for Key Stage One Cast of 30 - easily adaptable up or down Duration: Around 10 - 15 minutes. This length can be extended by the addition of suggested poems. Brrrr! .... surely there's a bit more to be said about winter than this?! Well, if left to our cast it would just be the sound of snoring - any excuse to follow the lead of that hibernating hedgehog. Fortunately, you can always rely on a bit of Disney to revive flagging spirits - plus some snowball fights and a few words from our rockin robin! This is one of a set of plays on The Seasons - all available as separate purchases. Sample Text (Enter group of children all dressed in winter clothes) Child 23 – 27: (Together) We’re all warm! Narrator: And how is that? Child 23: I have a warm woolly hat! Child 24: I have a warm woolly scarf! Child 25: I have warm woolly gloves! Child 26: I have warm woolly socks and welly boots! Child 27: And we all have Child 23 – 27: Warm woolly coats to keep us warm! (Exit group of children) Narrator: Hmm! Warm and woolly seems to work! Music 5 Rockin Robin – Michael Jackson (Enter Robin/Child 28 dancing to song that is sung by rest of the cast) Narrator: (Applauding) Well, that was very upbeat! (To robin) You don’t seem to have any problems with the cold weather! Robin: Well, it’s not always easy, you know! And I am always grateful to those kind people that leave me food out in their gardens! Narrator: Well, you are our favourite national bird Robin: And those Christmas cards just wouldn’t be the same without me, right? Narrator: Right! (Exit Robin) (Sound of loud snoring, from the cast) Narrator: Hey! What’s going on? Music 6 All I have to do is dream – Everly Brothers (Optional excerpt – first couple of bars) (Enter very sleepy hedgehog/Child 29) Hedgehog: (Rubbing eyes) Oh! Where’s my bed? I must have sleepwalked off, by mistake!
suesplays
Make a paper plate bird

Make a paper plate bird

An instruction sheet for children to follow showing how to make a bird from a paper plate. Has simple numbered instructions with photographs to make it easy to follow either independently or with adult supervision.
RSPB
Early Years Big Schools' Birdwatch lesson and supporting resources Welsh version

Early Years Big Schools' Birdwatch lesson and supporting resources Welsh version

Everything you need to take part in Big Schools' Birdwatch in Welsh. Includes Foundation phase lesson plan, Lucky Duck story, how to sheets to make a paper plate bird and a bird feeder. A counting sheet and short videos to help you recognise some common birds. Use this link for some extra facts https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/facts-about-nature/facts-about-birds/
RSPB
Early Years Big Schools' Birdwatch Lesson and Resources

Early Years Big Schools' Birdwatch Lesson and Resources

Everything you need to take part in Big Schools' Birdwatch. Includes Foundation stage lesson plan, (Also includes a lesson plan for the early level in Scotland) Lucky Duck story, how to sheets to make a paper plate bird and a bird feeder. A counting sheet and short videos to help you recognise some common birds. Find more information about common birds on our website https://ww2.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/facts-about-nature/facts-about-birds/
RSPB
Budgies Animals Wordsearch Birds Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Budgies Animals Wordsearch Birds Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Budgies'. 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
Rat Animals Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Rat Animals Wordsearch Nature Wildlife Starter Settler Activity Homework Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'Rats'. 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
Year 2  Comprehension Mega Bundle - Term 1 (Autumn and Christmas)

Year 2 Comprehension Mega Bundle - Term 1 (Autumn and Christmas)

***FANTASTIC VALUE*** A bumper pack of 20 comprehension booklets, perfect for using throughout the autumn term with your year 2 class. Each comprehension is differentiated 3 ways and is based on the KS1 SATs reading paper. The following themes are covered: Harvest Autumn Halloween Bonfire Night Christmas The texts include poems, instructions, fiction and non-fiction.
blossomingminds
Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

Cunning Tortoise-Spanish

In African mythology/ fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and Spanish (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the Spanish Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
deltamariabooks
Cunning Tortoise-French

Cunning Tortoise-French

In African mythology/fables the Tortoise is endowed with wit and cunning. The Tortoise with the use of this wit and ingenuity outwits rivals - be they animals or humans. The Tortoise however demonstrates in fable after fable that cunning when combined with greed only leads to humiliation and self ridicule. The fable has been published in English and French (Two crucial universal languages) and can be used to celebrate Black History month and further advance young people’s knowledge of the French Language in a way that is engaging, enjoyable and Interesting.
deltamariabooks
Year 1 comprehension bundle - Term 1 (Autumn and Christmas)

Year 1 comprehension bundle - Term 1 (Autumn and Christmas)

***FANTASTIC VALUE*** A bundle of 13 comprehension packs , perfect for using with year 1 throughout the autumn term. Each pack contains four comprehension sheets, with a short piece of text . There are 5 questions per sheet and some pictures to help with tricky words. There is also an accompanying PowerPoint with a page for each text so that you can go through the texts with your class before they complete them. The following themes are included in the bundle: Harvest Autumn Autumn wildlife Halloween Bonfire Night Christmas around Europe The Christmas story Christmas poetry Christmas food instructions Please note, the comprehensions are also available as part of a smaller and larger bundle.
blossomingminds
Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Year 1/2 Dance planning (Jungle animal theme)

Included in this pack is a 4 week lesson plan which is broken into separate lessons, resulting in groups of children to create a dance to the jungle theme music. Each lesson includes objectives, teaching and assessment points. Warm up song 'Walking in the Jungle' (This brilliant clip was found from the link below) - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GoSq-yZcJ-4 Main jungle theme song (included in the pack), created by me (features animal jungle sounds) is to be used for the main dance. This dance topic is suitable for children from Early Years to Year 3. I have taught it with several year groups and they have thoroughly enjoyed it! It's great fun filming the finished dances and allowing the children to watch them back and give peer feedback. Please leave feedback if you purchase and use this resource. Thank you :)
rach-831
Tortoise and the Sardines

Tortoise and the Sardines

The story of the Tortoise and the Sardines is an African fable as well as a cautionary tale about the dangers of taking strangers at face-value. This enchanting fable is ideal for celebrating black history month, furthermore; the fable has been published in English, French and Spanish (the three crucial universal languages). The Book can therefore be used to advance young people’s knowledge of key stage 2 and 3 knowledge of French and Spanish in a way that is colourful, engaging and enjoyable.
deltamariabooks