Early years colour and pattern resources

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Kente Pattern Flipchart

Kente Pattern Flipchart

Flipchart (ActivInspire) all about Kente patterns, including examples of real Kente as well as a page of kente patterns relevant to the children. The children can then make some of their own meaningful kente patterns!

By littlelearnersmail

Easter Egg Decorating Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Easter Egg Decorating Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is creative way to enjoy Easter eggs. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. This is a simple idea which provides an open ended opportunity for play and creativity and which can lead to discussions about colours and patterns and how many, and what shape and lots of vocabulary development. Children can decorate together – having to share and cooperate with finite resources or work on their own eggs. Each egg is 19.5cm tall (7.5 inches) and 15cm wide (5.75 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Balloons for a Party Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Balloons for a Party Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Discover colours and expand vocabulary with this birthday balloon felt board set. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Just cut the felt and assemble. Each balloon is 14cm tall (5.5 inches) and 11.4cm (3.5 inches) wide. Here are balloons for a party Because it’s my birthday today. I have balloons for all of my friends Who are coming over to play. Here is a pretty blue balloon, As blue as the summer skies. And here is a bright red balloon, The best that you can buy! Here is a gorgeous yellow balloon, As yellow as bright sunshine. And here is a beautiful purple balloon, Like purple grapes from a vine. Here is a lovely orange balloon, Like oranges from the store. And here is a fine white balloon, And now there are no more! This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Al and Etta Jelly Bean Song Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Al and Etta Jelly Bean Song Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is a great Easter felt set for singing about colours and expanding vocabulary. This felt set is easy to make. No sewing at all. Al and Etta are two little bunnies who really want to help deliver Easter eggs. But first they need to be able to collect a basket full of jelly beans to show that they can be trusted to deliver the Easter eggs. Tune: Allouette Al and Etta, they went out to get a Basket full of jolly jelly beans. Jolly jelly beans of [green] Now you know just what I mean Beans of [green] Beans of [green] Whoa! Red—That’s Exactly what I said Pink—That’s exactly what I think Blue—one for me and one for you Black—I keep them in a great big sack White—I like to eat my beans at night Yellow—that’s a helpful bunny fellow Each rabbit is 13cm tall (5.25 inches). The jelly beans are 3.5cm long (1.5 inches ) The basket is 22cm (8.5 inches) tall 18cm (7.25 inches) wide. This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

How to make a Sensory Bottle

How to make a Sensory Bottle

VIDEO BELOW An easy and quick guide to making a sensory bottle. These are wonderful for calming and relaxing children and babies, as well as for sensory stimulation for children with SEN.

By littlelearnersmail

PIZZA SNACK

PIZZA SNACK

A fun colour, cut and paste pizza activity. get your pupils to create their own pizza. Buon appetito!

By butterflo1

MY FAVOURITE TREAT

MY FAVOURITE TREAT

Fun colour, cut and paste ice cream activity Get your students to colour, cut and paste to create one of their favourite treats.

By butterflo1

Little Worm Hide and Seek Sizes Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Little Worm Hide and Seek Sizes Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Little Worm Hide and Seek Sizes Game Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download Hide worm underneath one of the apples. Then chant with the children: Little worm, little worm playing hide and seek. Are you under the large, medium, or small apple. Let’s take a peek. The large apple is 15cm x 16 cm (about 6 inches) and the smallest apple is 7cm x 8cm ( about 2.5 inches). This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat Party Hat Hide and Seek Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat Party Hat Hide and Seek Game Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

This is a fun interactive game which encourages vocabulary development, colour and pattern recognition and turn taking. Depending on the concepts you are trying to develop you can make the party hats using ether plain coloured fabric or patterned. First, talk about the party hats, highlighting colours and patterns and any distinguishing features. Then, hide the cat underneath one of the party hats. Then chant with the children: Kitty Cat, Kitty Cat Playing hide and seek. Are you under the [colour or pattern] party hat? Let’s take a peek. Children take turns guessing which party hat the cat is hiding under by identifying a party hat by colour or pattern and removing it to search underneath for the cat. For example: Are you under the pink party hat? OR Are you under the stripy party hat?

By FeltBoardMagic

Five Apple in a Basket Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Apple in a Basket Felt Board Set Digital Pattern

Five Apples in a Basket Felt Set Pattern PDF Digital Download The first apple in the basket was bright and shiny red. The second apple in the basket said “My ,what a cosy bed” The third apple in the basket said “Make room for me your pair” The fourth apple in the basket said “Please, move over there” The fifth apple in the basket said “Oh dear, oh me, oh my!” This basket looks like pastry—I think we’re in a pie!” The pie is 28cm wide. This Pattern includes: A complete list of felt and supplies required Full sized patterns – just print and use – no need to enlarge, reduce, trace or duplicate Detailed step-by-step instructions A song card template containing the words to the song ready to print, laminate and use.

By FeltBoardMagic