Expressive arts and design teaching resources: Creative and expressive play

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Opticians role play pack- Ourselves

Opticians role play pack- Ourselves

The pack includes:Large letters, each with small pictures of glasses, spelling the word 'Opticians'- great to give your opticians a bold shop name,A large sign saying 'Opticians' decorated with pictures of glasses,Posters for the Opticians with the opening times (also an opening times posters without the times written on for you to do choose your own opening hours), and open and closed signs,Label cards with pictures of different things in the opticians- glasses, sunglasses, optician etc,Lots of different forms to encourage writing in the role play area- customer details, details of check-ups, reminder forms, appointments etc,A4 and A3 posters for the children to give eye tests- with capital letters and lower case letters,Posters to display in your opticians- waiting room, which frame colour and shape would you like, try your glasses on here etc,A poster to fill in the name of the optician for that day,Hats to make for the optician and optician staff to wear and also a blank hat for you to design yourselfPlus lots more!

By robbyn

Garden Centre role play- growing

Garden Centre role play- growing

The pack includes:A Garden Centre signA 'Welcome' posterA decorated clock to make with moveable clock handsOpen and closed signsOpening times postersA 'Pay here' posterDisplay words with photos and words of different gardening tools and equipmentLarge grass themed lettering spelling 'Garden Centre'Colourful number flowersA set of colour posters with flowers in pots of different colours and the colour names- these also look great in your gardening areaPrice labels to add to the price signsPhonemes from the Letters and Sounds scheme on leavesPosters to show step by step how to plant a seedPosters advertising sheds and greenhouses for sale to display in the Garden CentreVegetable seeds packetsFlower seed packetsFlower bulb packetsA colourful garden gnome alphabet lineA 'Grow your own vegetables' posterBanners to display in different areas of your Garden Centre- 'Vegetable Seeds', 'Flower Seeds', 'Gardening Tools' and 'Plants'Hats to make for the Garden Centre staff to wearLarge photo pictures of different garden tools and equipmentA poster to advertise Gift vouchersGift vouchersA Sunflower number lineBook labels- 'Order Book', 'Messages' and 'Stock Book'Posters for a Children's Gardening Club Writing resources:A blank poster for children to write special offers, messages etcBlank 'Special Offer' postersA Garden Design sheet with space to write a shopping list of things they need for their gardenA Gift Voucher card with space to write a messageA Garden Centre loyalty cardBadges to write their names onMake a seed packet and write the growing instructions on the backDecorated note paperDecorated telephone messages pagesA Garden Centre order formA decorated shopping listBlank price signs to write the prices of different items in the Garden CentreThe posters, signs and pictures will create a motivating and colourful role play area either inside your classroom or in your outside area which will encourage the children to further their vocabulary and language and encourage writing for different purposes.

By robbyn

FASHION DOLLS  design & make easy fun lesson task

FASHION DOLLS design & make easy fun lesson task

A doll template which children can draw clothes on to. I use this with my year 7s and have a box of crafty bits, scrap materials and haberdashery for them to get really stuck in with. a great one-off or introductory lesson to textiles and fabric.My kids love this activity and get really hands on and imaginative.print out plenty of copies so children can design a range of creative textile designs :-)if you download please comment, review or rate-------------sharing is caring :-)

By merk90

ABC Animals Coloring Boook

ABC Animals Coloring Boook

The ABC Animals Coloring Book is it specifically made for Early years and Primary classrooms. 26 black and white pages with handmade drawings. You will find all letters of the English alphabet and 26 incredible animals to color. Kids love to color. Kids love animals. Kids are curious! Thats why i made and 3 extra pages with facts about this animal kingdom inside the book.

By Todordd

Continuous Provision Plan - Journeys and transport. EYFS

Continuous Provision Plan - Journeys and transport. EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of journeys/transport.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to journeys/transport. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Bears.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Bears. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision for the topic of Space - EYFS

Continuous Provision for the topic of Space - EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Space.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to space. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Autumn/Harvest.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Autumn/Harvest. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Mother's Day Tea

Mother's Day Tea

You'll have so much fun with this craft! Yes .. that Tea Cup is 3D!Drop a Tea Bag into the decorated Tea Cup for Mom, Mum, Grandma, Sister, etc. There are 9 templates to choose from. Something for everyone!Includes 2 components:1 - Students begin with the Tea Cup Template.2 Students choose from 9 different Tea Cup / Tea Bag options. They write a message to their loved on the Tea Bag and drop it into the decorated Tea Cup.Requires: Paper, coloring pencils, scissors and glue (recommend glue stick).As an added touch, I used a single hole punch and added a ribbon to the Tea Bag. I also used light colored cardstock as I just think it looks so much better.Always save the file onto your desktop and then print from that file.

By Artsy-Crafter

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost Lessons

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost Lessons

The Hauntings - A Collection of Ghost LessonsA collection of exciting creative and descriptive haunting lessons, kids will love. Amazing value!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com, copyright free image: https://pixabay.com/en/ghosts-gespenter-spooky-horror-572038/)

By EngageinEnglish

Superhero Tray Labels Red - Editable

Superhero Tray Labels Red - Editable

Use these Superhero Tray Labels to organise your classroom during a Superhero unit. The PDF file is editable so you can type in your children's names or resource labels and make an awesome Superhero classroom that your class will love!

By MissPepperPot

ABC play dough mats

ABC play dough mats

This is a pdf download of 26 play dough mats, to make all the letters of thealphabet, in uppercase and lowercase, and a picture of somethingthat starts with that letter.A fun way to practice the letters of the alphabet.Just print and laminate, so you can use it many times, and let them use someplay dough or some other modeling clay to practice the way letters are.Thanks for stopping by.

By paulinarl06

ABC Fishing activity

ABC Fishing activity

This download consists of 5 A4-size sheets (letter) with 52 color fish, in each fish there is a letter of the alphabet, in upper case and lowercase.The game consists of fishing the fish, the idea is to cut the fish, fold them a little in half, stick them with a bit of hot silicone a string so that the children can fish them.You can make the fishing rods with a little cotton thread and a clip, you just have to give the clip the shape of a hook.Put all the fish on the ground and go fishing, you can ask them to find the fish you want or let them choose one and then say what letter it is.A fun activity to reinforce the knowledge of the letters of the alphabet.Thanks for stopping by!

By paulinarl06

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 5

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 5

Horror, Murder and Literacy Collection Pack 5A collection of inspirational and fun lessons around the theme of horror, muder with some literacy material thrown in!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

Assembly: Poems to Perform

Assembly: Poems to Perform

Assembly is a perfect package for any teacher facing an upcoming class performance. This book provides a range of poems of various length and complexity that are suitable for performance. The broad base of topics means that they are easily linked to a wide range of relevant class themes.Each poem is accompanied by a page of teachers’ notes detailing tips for creating a dynamic performance as well as suggested classroom follow up activities and literature links.This is a Photocopy Master ebook (42 pages) and activity pages may be photocopied for use in the classroom. Our ebooks are in pdf format.Edubooks is an imprint of Ready-Ed Publications.Author: Sally Murphy

By edubooks

British values and the EYFS poster

British values and the EYFS poster

This downloadable poster gives an at-a-glance summary of how British values work within the EYFS.The explicit inclusion of fundamental British values is now law for registered childcare professionals. Download and print this poster to display in your setting. Not only will it help remind you of the areas that make up the EYFS, but it will also help you demonstrate how you're meeting the new rules.

By paceydigital2015

The Summer Holiday Murders - Complete Lesson

The Summer Holiday Murders - Complete Lesson

The Summer Holiday MurdersFantastic creative writing murder mystery story, with a clear scenario and structure to help students write an amazing story.Lesson scenario:The summer is finally here. School’s over and you are on the perfect holiday, away and relaxing by the pool in a private and secluded hotel. Until you realise, one by one, someone is killing the guests…Lesson includes attract imagery, full lesson prompts, lesson objectives, starters and interesting plenary activity! Planning sheet included.For a range of other interesting lessons and great resources visit my page here:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: images are free to use commercially with accreditation to Heather Cowper, https://www.flickr.com/photos/heatheronhertravels/4228315581, http://www.heatheronhertravels.com/.)

By EngageinEnglish

Coloring Book

Coloring Book

A collection of abstract coloring images which can be printed out as given to students as an extension activity.

By starteducationusa

Art. Complete Middle School Art Curriculum

Art. Complete Middle School Art Curriculum

38 linked Art lessons. Enough for the whole of Middle School. Each lesson includes clear instruction for the teacher and also a help sheet for the student. Lessons build skills in a planned, methodical manner. The UK version of this resource is a top seller.

By starteducationusa