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

Collection of toys for resources to teach toys with EYFS and primary pupils

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

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 teaching.
 

At the Toy Shop
lbrowne

At the Toy Shop

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A cross-curricular resource with a toy theme. 1. Children label the 12 toys for sale in the toy shop. 2. Children say how much each toy is as written on the price tags and count out the appropriate amount of coins for each one. 3. Children draw a picture of the toys matching the price tags. 4. D...
Toys Word Mat
Fiona Brown

Toys Word Mat

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Old and New Toys Topic. Writing Support for KS1/KS2. Word Mat to support children when learning about old and new toys. Word doc. and PDF version.
Co-operative learning activity 'History of Toys Timeline' KS1
lb1982

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...
Observational drawing of a favourite toy
Hamilton Trust

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 SOL
samjball

KS1 Dance Toys SOL

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UPDATED AND IMPROVED ON 21/02/2022 This resource is for KS1 teachers teaching dance through the Physical Education part of the national curriculum during the topic of toys (or any topic connected to toys, gifts, celebration etc). This Toys scheme of work is great to teach after the holiday se...
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...
Toy Shop Maths
sarahprincess

Toy Shop Maths

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This includes a price list and a sheet to be cut up for the children to make their own toatals.. An addition sheet of two values. Working out a total then colour the correct value of coins. We did lots of shop play and coin recognition before the sheets were used. Have fun!!!