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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.
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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.
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'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.
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*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
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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
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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!
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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
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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
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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
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