Teaching toys collection

Explore the topic of toys and incorporate it into your day-to-day lessons with these activities and planning ideas

Tes Resources Team

Toys Collection

Help younger learners explore their favourite toys using these engaging lesson and activity ideas

Cars, building blocks, teddy bears and dolls… toys are a staple of childhood and crucial to younger children’s self-development. From exploring toys of the past to recognising prices in a shop, we’ve selected some of our favourite resources to help you incorporate this topic into your day-to-day teaching.
 

Victorian Toys
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Victorian Toys

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A PowerPoint presentation and activity designed to show pupils what toys the Victorians had and which toys rich children played with in comparison to poor children.
Co-operative learning activity 'History of Toys Timeline' KS1
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Co-operative learning activity 'History of Toys Timeline' KS1

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This resource can be used with KS1 children to help learn about the history of toys. It is a co-operative learning activity, whereby children work in partners (one having Timeline A, one having Timeline B). They must use the other person's timeline to help complete their own. Images courtesy of Crea...
Toys
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Toys

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This ppt with sound contains a set of different activities related to the theme "Toys". It"s useful for ESL learnersas well for native speakers.
Observational drawing of a favourite toy
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Observational drawing of a favourite toy

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Children learn the word texture . They look carefully at their favourite toy and talk about the feel and appearance. They decide which media they want to use to represent it and do a beautiful drawing! They talk about their work and the work of other people. Suitable for years 1 and 2.
KS1 Dance     Toys topic     Toys SOW
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KS1 Dance Toys topic Toys SOW

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This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of the Toys (or any topic connected to toys, gifts, Christmas, celebration). Within this resource there are 6 detailed 30 min lesson plans including: Aims and objectives...
Toy Store Money Problems
Teaching Ideas

Toy Store Money Problems

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A collection of three differentiated challenges that are based on items in a toy store. Can your children find the correct prices and solve the word problems? Includes questions involving doubling, calculating change, total prices, differences, price increases / decreases and more. Answers...