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A wealth of free and paid for Early Years and Philosophy for Children resources from planning and assessment to pure skills, phonics, topic webs, enf of year reposrts, schemas and Development Matters

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A wealth of free and paid for Early Years and Philosophy for Children resources from planning and assessment to pure skills, phonics, topic webs, enf of year reposrts, schemas and Development Matters
Gruffalo Foundation Stage Activities
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Gruffalo Foundation Stage Activities

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A Medium Term Plan for the Gruffalo covering all seven areas of learning in the EYFS. Also included: A Gruffalo Literacy Activity: Recalling character descriptions and story events A Gruffalo Mathematics Activity: Counting and number recognition A Gruffalo Continous Provision Plan
Stick Man Medium Term Plan EYFS (30-50 months)
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Stick Man Medium Term Plan EYFS (30-50 months)

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A medium term plan based on the book Stickman with activities covering all areas of the EYFS Includes the seven areas of learning, characteristics of learning, skills focus, more-abled steps, focused activities and daily learning opportunities Can be used in a single or mixed age class within the Foundation Stage (pre-school or reception class)
Exploring Autumn Resources for EYFS
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Exploring Autumn Resources for EYFS

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A topic web and continuous provision plan to introduce autumn to EYFS children. Also includes an activity plan for making fat cakes for birds - great for when discussing hibernating animals and how animals who don't hibernate find food in winter.
Medium Term Planning Templates for Pre-School and Reception Class
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Medium Term Planning Templates for Pre-School and Reception Class

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2 templates for Medium Term Planning. One template is for 30 - 50 months with 40 - 60 month extensions for more abled children One template is for 40 - 60 months Both templates cover all seven areas of the EYFS, a blank box for any focused activities you are planning and have the following information already input; Seven pages - one for each of the seven learning areas The Development Matters links Opportunities for daily development of each learning area Characteristic of Learning links Steps for more-abled children in your group/class
Simple In the Moment Planning Sheet
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Simple In the Moment Planning Sheet

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Similar to a child interest sheet here is an in the moment planning sheet to be stuck on your classroom wall and filled in each week. Great for capturing moments of spontaneous child led learning which can then be transferred to observation sheets or inform future inputs and enhanced provision.
'Clever Clogs Book' Nursery/Reception EYFS Baseline Assessment for 22-36 months and 30-50 months
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'Clever Clogs Book' Nursery/Reception EYFS Baseline Assessment for 22-36 months and 30-50 months

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Baseline assessment for ages 3-5 years old. Can be done on entry and throughout the year. Can also be done as a transition assessment between settings. Includes full assessment with teacher prompts, questions and tips for all seven areas of the EYFS curriculum for 22-36 months and 30-50 months. Includes Leuven Scale sheet. Also includes number recognition (1-20) and letter recognition (a-z and A-Z)
Schema Based Planning - Trajectory Schema and Transporting Schema
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Schema Based Planning - Trajectory Schema and Transporting Schema

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EYFS planning for schema based play. Includes EYFS Development Matters links, Characteristics of Learning links, definition of each schema, examples of where you might see this in play and enhancements and activities you could provide. This is for a trajectory schema and transporting only. For the paid full pack follow the below link. Schemas covered: trajectory, transporting, rotation, orientation, enclosing, enveloping, positioning, connecting https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/schema-based-planning-for-8-different-schemas-11674628
I Am Special - EYFS activity
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I Am Special - EYFS activity

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An activity for children to explore what makes them special. Designed as an RE activity but also ideal as a Personal, Social and Emotional Development activity. Template for adult supported mark making included.
EYFS Assessment Tracker 16 months - 60+ months
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EYFS Assessment Tracker 16 months - 60+ months

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A tracker to input assessment judgements on for each of the seven areas of the EYFS Development Matters. A two page tracker which has space for up to five assessments so can be used to track a child's development for a full year Assessments can be tracked from 16 months - 60+ months
Schema Based Planning for 8 Different Schemas
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Schema Based Planning for 8 Different Schemas

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EYFS planning for schema based play. Includes EYFS Development Matters links, Characteristics of Learning links, definition of each schema, examples of where you might see this in play and enhancements and activities you could provide. Schemas covered: trajectory, transporting, rotation, orientation, enclosing, enveloping, positioning, connecting
'Frozen' Activity Plans for EYFS
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'Frozen' Activity Plans for EYFS

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A continuous provision plan and two activity plans linked to the movie Frozen to help children learn about freezing. Links to Understanding the World and Communication and Language. Activity 1: Making Ice Cream without a freezer plan Activity 2: Making healthy ice lollies plan
Chinese New Year Activities for EYFS
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Chinese New Year Activities for EYFS

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Two Chinese New Year Activities and a Chinese New Year Continuous Provision Plan. Activity 1: A Chinese writing activity to do after hearing the story of the Great Race and Chinese New Year facts. Area of learning - Understanding the World Activity 2: Making Stir Fry activity. Areas of learning - Understanding the World and Physical Development
Phase 1 Phonics Assessment Pack
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Phase 1 Phonics Assessment Pack

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A pack of assessment sheets for Phase 1 phonics. Separate one page assessments for each aspect in Phase 1 phonics. Can be printed and used for each child to establish whether they have secured the skills in each aspect of Phase 1 in order to move on to the next aspect. Each assessment sheet has three easy activities to be done on a one to one basis or in small groups. Assessment sheets included for: Phase 1 Aspect 1 Environmental Sounds Phase 1 Aspect 2 Instrumental Sounds Phase 1 Aspect 3 Body Percussion Phase 1 Aspect 4 Rhythm and Rhyme Phase 1 Aspect 5 Alliteration Phase 1 Aspect 6 Voice Sounds Phase 1 Aspect 7 Oral Blending and Segmenting
Wizard of Oz themed plans - EYFS
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Wizard of Oz themed plans - EYFS

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Wizard of Oz themed plans for the EYFS. Includes: An activity plan for exploring melting and freezing - Communication and Language link Wizard of Oz melting and freezing continuous provision plan Wizard of Oz (general) continuous provision plan Sharing equally activity plan Mark making template for an 'Ozmapolitan Press' role play newspaper office
Life Cycles for EYFS - Chicks, Beans, Frogs
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Life Cycles for EYFS - Chicks, Beans, Frogs

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Understanding the World Life Cycle Activities Includes: Life Cycle Topic Web Egg Activity Plan: Mathematics - Numbers (Counting) Egg Activity Plan: Mathematics - Numbers (Number Recognition) Life Cycle of a Plant Topic Web Growing Beans Activity Plan