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A Whirl of Inspiring Poetry Frames for Yrs 2-6

A Whirl of Inspiring Poetry Frames for Yrs 2-6

This exotic bundle of creative writing spurs comprises 15 poetry frames + 1 colouring sheet. Almost all focus on summer themes, or linked ones, with calm and stormy seas, insects, trees, fun in the park, sunshine, and even magic carpet rides - and more! Most best for lower KS2, but also for able Yr 2s and up to Year 6 - some as launch pads for independent development. Home-produced for my poetry workshops. Bargain buy, saving 39% in total.
katewilliams_poetry
5 Seaside Poetry Frames - KS2

5 Seaside Poetry Frames - KS2

A swirl of sea themes are contained in these 5 poetry-frame sheets, and a variety of poetic approaches, too. Themes: summer’s day sea, stormy sea, seabed mysteries, sea monsters and pirate maps. Poetic techniques involved and invited: similes (for both nouns and verbs), rhyming couplets, alliterated phrases, personification, description, onomatopoeia and more. Guidance notes provided for all.
katewilliams_poetry
7 Mixed-Themed Poetry Frames (KS2) + Guides

7 Mixed-Themed Poetry Frames (KS2) + Guides

8 assorted poetry-writing (or creative-prose-writing) frames for KS2 on themes: stormy sea, Pacific Ocean, in the park, creepy crawlies, treasure chest contents, treasure map, space. Poetic focus mostly on description and imagery, but also including alliteration, acrostic, action-words and scope for more.
katewilliams_poetry
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
Castles + Treasure - Rhymes, Writing Frames, Picture - EY/KS1

Castles + Treasure - Rhymes, Writing Frames, Picture - EY/KS1

These castle-themed activities bring the past alive for children, while motivating creative writing, artwork and history study. The 3 punchy rhymes invite actions, word-exchanges, clapping and performance. The 5 writing sheets (or poetry frames) are generously illustrated with lively, inspiring details. The extra picture (A5 approx) can be used as a prompt for creative writing or a colouring activity. Guidance provided for rhymes + worksheets. All rhymes and artwork original.
katewilliams_poetry
Castle picture, detailed, looking in, up, round... black/white A5 (approx)

Castle picture, detailed, looking in, up, round... black/white A5 (approx)

This picture offers inspiration for creative writing, support for medieval history or castle study and colouring. It depicts an ancient, yet still creepily inhabited, crumbling castle. A mouse (or rat?), a fallen key, a twisty staircase, candlelight, a shadow at the casement window, a narrow passage, lit at the far end, a grand pillar, stone floors - they’re all there. I originally draw the picture to illustrate a castle poem in a book of mine, now out of print.
katewilliams_poetry
3 Creepy Crawly Rhymes & 4 Picture Poem Frames; Guides

3 Creepy Crawly Rhymes & 4 Picture Poem Frames; Guides

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
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
4 Exciting Sea-Linked Poem Frames + Guides, KS2

4 Exciting Sea-Linked Poem Frames + Guides, KS2

Stormy Sea, Sea Monster, Treasure Map and Treasure Chest are the themes of these 4 illustrated poem frames. Each has a Guide sheet for use, with example poems, suggested words to prompt for, and ideas for embellishment or development. The Treasure Map is an alliteration-focused activity with scope for art and craft development. The others are for descriptive and atmospheric verse. All are home-produced with hand-drawn illustrations, and tested successfully in schools. 9 sheets, black-and-white, PDF.
katewilliams_poetry
Treasure Map Alliteration Game (Yr1-6) + Guide for Use

Treasure Map Alliteration Game (Yr1-6) + Guide for Use

This is a fun, imagination-firing, creative writing activity, centred on a pirate’s treasure map. It has proved popular with children of all ages and abilities in my workshops. It can be written individually or shared verbally, the challenge being to think up nouns to fit the gaps, with one rule: they have to start with the same letter as that of the starter word (e.g. Forest of Feet). The Guide sheet offers lists of words to prompt for - if needed, and suggestions for embellishing the activity. The challenge of thinking up nouns starting with the same letter as the starter word - and on a treasure map - motivates even reluctant writers to have a go at this mind-stretching, language-enriching game.
katewilliams_poetry
Creepy Crawly Picture-Poem Frames + Guides for Use

Creepy Crawly Picture-Poem Frames + Guides for Use

3 Picture-Poem sheets for Early Years - Yr 1, representing a ladybird, a butterfly and a snail, respectively, with accompanying Guidance Notes for each. These resources promote Literacy, Creative Writing, Expressive Arts & Design and Understanding the World.
katewilliams_poetry
Ladybird Picture Poem Frame, Early Yrs/Yr1 + Guidance Notes

Ladybird Picture Poem Frame, Early Yrs/Yr1 + Guidance Notes

This resource comprises a picture-poem frame and a one-page guide for the teacher’s use. Both are in PDF format. The picture-poem frame features a huge ladybird (hand-drawn). Above it is an opening phrase: ‘This ladybird is’, inviting describing words on the short, thick lines in and around the insect. Below it, there is a line for a simile, with the starting phrase ‘He is as red as’. The sheet is designed for emergent writers and newly independent ones, also providing colouring opportunities. The guidance notes offer tips for preparing children for the activity, followed by lists of words and simile ideas to prompt for. Some thoughts about the colouring aspect are also included. Although principally a Literacy activity, this resource supports other areas of the EYFS curriculum too, such as Understanding the World and Expressive Art & Design. It has been been successfully tried and tested in classrooms.
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
*BUNDLE* 5 CHRISTMAS RESOURCES

*BUNDLE* 5 CHRISTMAS RESOURCES

5 GREAT SETS OF CHRISTMAS RESOURCES 2 SETS OF STORY RESOURCES TIMES TABLES RESOURCES TO USE THROUGHOUT THE WHOLE OF WINTER CHRISTMAS ACTIVITIES AND CHRISTMAS POST OFFICE ROLE PLAY AND RESOURCES
hayleyhill
Storytime - Ugly Duckling Pack

Storytime - Ugly Duckling Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, PSHE, Music, Science and Art. Quick Comprehension Checker Word Watch & Word Ladder Story Sequencing Tell the Tale True or False? Bird Word Search Persuasive Letter Baby and Mother Match Swan Life Cycle Colouring & Masks
StorytimeMag
Storytime - Dinosaur Pack

Storytime - Dinosaur Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, Science, History, Maths and Art. Quick Comprehension Checker Word Watch Leo’s Letter Dino Moves Favourite Dinosaur Chart Cetiosaurus Facts Dino Diet Dead or Alive? Colouring-In Finger Puppets Masks & Dino Footprints!
StorytimeMag
Storytime - Christmas Pack

Storytime - Christmas Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, History, Geography, Art, Citizenship and Science. Word Watch Sheet Quick Comprehension Checker Tell the Tale Name the Reindeer Santa Adjectives Festive Wordsearch Santa Letter Template Fill in the Vowels Christmas Acrostic Poem Sheet Reindeer Facts Christmas Traditions Around the World Colouring-in and Masks
StorytimeMag
Storytime - The Great Snail Race Pack

Storytime - The Great Snail Race Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, Geography, Art, Science and P.E. Word Watch Sheet Quick Comprehension Checker Story Sequencing Sheet Simple Storyboards Slow and Fast Sheet Snail Trail Puzzle Snail Fact Sheet Snail Parade Sheet Colouring-in and Masks PLUS a bonus short story
StorytimeMag
Storytime - The Firebird Pack

Storytime - The Firebird Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, Music, Geography, History and Art. Word Watch Sheet Story Sequencing Sheet Simple Storyboards Quick Comprehension Checker Firebird Quiz Wordsearch Sample Poem Sheet Letter Template Colouring-in and Masks
StorytimeMag
Storytime - Awesome Art Pack

Storytime - Awesome Art Pack

10 Top Tips for Beginner Illustrators Warm-up Doodles Activity Wacky Creature Creator Finish the Illustration Grids Copy the Creature Grids Draw a Triantiwontigongolope Step-by-Step Doodle Sheet Grid Sheet Triantiwontigongolope Colouring Sheet Drawing Sheet
StorytimeMag
Storytime - Sly Fox Pack

Storytime - Sly Fox Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, Maths, Science and Art Word Watch Sheet, Foxy Words, Sly Verbs Story Sequencing Simple Storyboards Story Sack Sheet Animal Adjectives Fox Fact sheet Heavy or Light Colouring In Masks
StorytimeMag
Storytime - Tom Thumb Pack

Storytime - Tom Thumb Pack

Lesson Ideas for Literacy, Maths, Geography and Art Story Sequencing Sheet Simple Storyboards Word Watch Sheet Pint-Sized Poetry Spot Tom Thumb Character Comprehension Bigger or Smaller? Small World Decorations If I Were Tom Thumb… Colouring-in, Masks and a Finger Puppet
StorytimeMag
ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

ESL Food Vocabulary Fun Bundle!

Set of 12 cards to teach cooking verbs and/or trigger conversation + 8 cards to play a conversational food quiz to review vocabulary! Add a bit of grammar in and work on Linking Words! Included: 12 jpg cooking verbs cards. 8 jpg food quiz conversation cards. 2 PDF printable files for printing and cutting out the cards in a smaller version. 2 PDF files, US Letter and A4 Size. Each one includes 4 worksheets on Linking Words. You can also use the cards to make a quick and fun-looking PowerPoint presentation! If you enjoy this resource, please leave a review.
planwitheve
The Three Little Pigs House Experiment

The Three Little Pigs House Experiment

I WILL HUFF AND I WILL PUFF AND I WILL BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN! Pack complete with three different design sheets for children to complete before building their houses, as well as two decorative speech bubbles to be framed in the classroom, or cut out and laminated to further support the story. The Teacher Traveller
Kayleighm89
The Three Little Pigs House Experiment

The Three Little Pigs House Experiment

I WILL HUFF AND PUFF AND BLOW YOUR HOUSE DOWN! Pack complete with three different design sheets for children to complete before building their houses, as well as two decorative speech bubbles to be framed in the classroom, or cut out and laminated to further support the story. Have fun, The Teacher Traveller
Kayleighm89
EYFS Planning Ideas Pack for The Ugly Duckling

EYFS Planning Ideas Pack for The Ugly Duckling

Within this pack you will find: A history of The Ugly Duckling Many activity ideas linked to the EYFS Extension activity ideas Simplified activity ideas Recipes for pancakes and galettes Songs and Rhymes A book list There are planning ideas for Communication and Language, Literacy and Numeracy plus many cross curricular ideas as well. This 16 page Planning Ideas Pack has been designed to be used in conjunction with our kamishibai version of The Ugly Duckling which is available here but it can be used with generic copies of The Ugly Duckling.
TheSidlawHare
Curriculum of Excellence Planning Ideas pack for The Ugly Duckling

Curriculum of Excellence Planning Ideas pack for The Ugly Duckling

Within this pack you will find: A history of The Ugly Duckling Many activity ideas linked to the Curriculum of Excellence Extension activity ideas Simplified activity ideas Recipes for pancakes and galettes Songs and Rhymes A book list There are planning ideas for Language, Numeracy and Expressive Arts, plus many cross curricular ideas as well. This 16 page Planning Ideas Pack has been designed to be used in conjunction with our kamishibai version of The Ugly Duckling which is available here but it can be used with generic copies of The Ugly Duckling.
TheSidlawHare
Supertato - KS1 (Theme - Superheroes)

Supertato - KS1 (Theme - Superheroes)

Year 1 - Theme of Superheroes. Read the story Supertato. DT project - design and make a Supertato. We used the TASC wheel to structure the project. Letter from the Evil Pea - I left ‘bad messages’ from the Evil Pea around the school. Whoever read these messages turned bad. My TAs were mixing up all of the toys, and sitting on the tables. The children were in shock at first! Then, someone decided to make posters that had good messages on them to turn everyone back good. We focused on what ‘good’ and ‘bad’ meant.
TwinkleStar68
The Hungry Caterpillar Story Cards

The Hungry Caterpillar Story Cards

Story Cards inspired by “The Hungry Caterpillar” by Eric Carle for ages 18 months + Story Cards are a great resource to inspire children to be creative, imaginative and spark a love of story telling! This pack includes 41 story cards based on Eric Carle’s “The Hungry Caterpillar”. Story cards includes images relating to the story, numeracy and days of the week cards so this resource can be used for multiple learning activities. 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. Story cards 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: story telling, sequencing, use of language, communication, imagination, creativity, memory recall, numeracy and days of the week. Please ensure young children are supervised with small objects. Enjoy & spark play! Like my work? Follow me on facebook at sparkplayaus Please help me by leaving feedback
laura_d1
A years worth of Class Assembly Scripts

A years worth of Class Assembly Scripts

6 Scripts included....Have your whole year's assemblies ready to go....no more stressing over every half term. Links to songs and lyrics included. Appropriate for year 2 -y 6. Enjoy your free time!
frazert2
Romans Assembly

Romans Assembly

Assembly all about the romans, involves a lot of acting and has a line for each child. My year 3 class really enjoyed this and the whole school were interested in Romans the rest of the week. Approriate for y2-y6! Enjoy :)
frazert2
Huge Gingerbread Man Resources and Activities

Huge Gingerbread Man Resources and Activities

30 pages of fun … To support the topic of the Gingerbread Man! My class adore this story, so I created Gingerbread Man themed resources for them to use to support my teaching and their learning. In this pack you will find… Gingerbread Man speech bubbles to encourage creative writing (2 versions included). Lined paper with a Gingerbread Man border for children to write on (my class wrote their own versions of the story!). Numbers on Gingerbread Men (I use these as flash cards, ask the children to place them into number order, daily interventions, etc). Cut and stick the gingerbread men into number order activity sheet (two versions: numbers 1-10 and numbers 11-20). Design your own Gingerbread Man sheet. Lovely Gingerbread Man themed bunting to decorate your classroom (mine is in my role play area and my writing area!). Pre writing trace the Gingerbread Man’s tracks sheet to develop fine motor skills, pencil grip and control. Number lines (two versions: numbers 1-10 and numbers 1-20). 56 Gingerbread men addition cards (completely differentiated to target a range of mathematical abilities from addition with numbers under 5 to addition with numbers over 20). I hope your class enjoy these resources as much as mine did! The Teacher Traveller
Kayleighm89
3 Little Pigs Assembly Script

3 Little Pigs Assembly Script

Assembly script all about the 3 little pigs...with a twist ending. Great literacy link as the script is written using rhyming couplets. I taught Roald Dahl's animal poems alongside traditonal tales before this assembly. Wonderful unit!
frazert2