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Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Colourful Dragon Rhymes - for all ages

Ideal end-of-term fun for classes of all ages, with scope for physical movement and multi-arts development. Once there was a dragon dressed in red. He liked to stay all day in… - but you can guess the last word, and so can the children, although some may prefer to offer alternatives with other rhyming words. Red is just one example of the numerous colours featuring in these crazy dragon verses, which lend themselves to being enacted, and even sung to a made-up tune, as well as chanted and clapped. Follow on with dragon sketches or try my dragon’s menu for easy, crazy writing fun.
katewilliams_poetry
The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

The Velveteen Rabbit 2017/18 - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘The Velveteen Rabbit’, an adaptation of the iconic children’s book, for working with children in Years 1 - 4. It contains interviews with the director, one of the actors, images of the set design by James Button, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

Seesaw - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Seesaw’, for working with children in Early Years - Year 4. It contains interviews with the writer, director, and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

Laika - Teacher Resource Pack

This pack is to support teachers in exploring the production ‘Laika’, working with children in Years 2 - 6. It contains an interview with the directors and practical drama activities that explore themes and ideas in the play.
Unicorntheatre
End of the School Year Activities

End of the School Year Activities

Fun Activities to celebrate the end of the school year no matter where you are! No prep required, simply print and use! Includes 2 Word Searches (one easy and one hard) 2 Word Unscrambles (one easy and one hard) Cut and Use or Paste Tic Tac Toe game made for two players. For a class of 24 only 12 sheets required! Saving paper and ink Answer keys for all pages
betterinprimary
Summer School Games and Activities

Summer School Games and Activities

2 word unscrambles 2 word searches 1 tic tac toe of suns and palm trees that your students will LOVE playing. This was my students favorite. If you are teaching summer school, these are perfect activities for the first or last day to celebrate summer Can also be using during classtime as motivation for finishing or early finishers
betterinprimary
8 of 8: Jobs in publishing

8 of 8: Jobs in publishing

Chapter 8 of 8: Jobs in publishing KS2: Inferring meaning from evidence, roleplay, heroes, calculating printing costs, planning a project (Reading, Maths, Careers) KS2, KS3: Our readers’ questionnaire was part of the initial evaluation of Freedom City Comics. It’s also a good reading and discussion activity in its own right! (PSHE, English, Maths) This is one section of our larger Freedom City Comics learning framework. To download all resources in one file, please see https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/freedom-city-comics-learning-framework-11919380 This learning framework and resources are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution NonCommercial 4.0 International License (CC BY-NC). You can change this framework and share it with other people as long as you credit our project, but you can’t use it commercially. All artwork remains the copyright of the original artists. KS2 curriculum links include: Science, Art, Citizenship, History, Politics, Writing, Literacy, Reading, Maths, Geography, Drama, Careers, PSHE. Key Stage 2 learning framework developed by Mike Thompson and Lydia Wysocki. KS3 curriculum links include: Media, Art, English, Modern Foreign Languages, History, Drama, PSHE, RE/Ethics, Geography, Maths. Key Stage 3 learning framework developed by Gary Bainbridge and Lydia Wysocki. Freedom City Comics is our free comics anthology presenting snapshots of the history of civil rights and politics on Tyneside. It was created as part of Freedom City 2017. Thanks to all our Freedom City Comics contributors: • Paul Peart-Smith, working with alumnus Paul Barry and researcher Brian Ward • Terry Wiley, working with researcher Rachel Hammersley • Patrice Aggs, working with researcher Brycchan Carey • Mack Chater and Ian Mayor, working with researcher Joan Allen • Sha Nazir, working with researcher Matt Perry • Ragavee Balendran, working with researcher Matt Perry • ‘Brick’, working with project lead Matthew Grenby • Managing editor is Britt Coxon; Editor in chief is Lydia Wysocki.
lyd_w
Dance Studio Rules Poster

Dance Studio Rules Poster

I display the dance studio rules on the door of the dance studio and inside of the dance studio to remind pupils of the expectations within their dance lessons.
samjball
Oliver Musical Bundle

Oliver Musical Bundle

This Bundle includes everything you need to produce the Oliver Musical at a saving of 13%
rosie_m
10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

10 Minute Bullying Play, Primary school Stage Playscript.

**** STAGE PLAY VERSION **** This is a tried and tested Script, created for a after-school drama club. It was performed by a mixture of Lower and Upper KS2 children. It would be perfect for a Drama Club or PSHE project. It also highlights ‘first days’ and transition along with sibling and peer relationships. It has an appropriate ending to promote ‘doing the right thing’ and forgiveness I give permission for the names and genders to be changed to suit the group performing. Please leave a review to help others thinking of purchasing.
rosie_m
Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

Pack of 5 Drama Games/Activities

These are good warm up games or class activities. Each game teaches a different drama skills and the games are brightly printed so could be displayed. Please leave a review for others.
rosie_m
Detectives! Drama Activity/Warm up Game

Detectives! Drama Activity/Warm up Game

This is a good warm up game. It encourages the children to move, follow instructions and use senses.The game is brightly printed and could be displayed. Please leave a review for others and check out my pack of 5 games for £2
rosie_m
The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

The Gingerbread Man A Reader's Theatre with Props

Drama! Bring out the risk taking, creativity in your young actors t with this fun script for reading and fluency. Complete with fun props, which are entirely optional, you could have a full blown Oscar worthy performance! With masks, speech bubbles and puppets, let the children decide how to perform this classic fairy tale. Perfect for literacy groups with 9 in the cast. The script is designed for 3rd-5th grade. With a focus on the traditional American fairy story of The Gingerbread Man this drama will reinforce the children’s understanding as well as reinforcing reading fluency. The performance takes approximately 12 minutes once rehearsed. The props are easy to print and go, with simple preparation involving nothing more than construction paper, scissors and glue. Bring this engaging and funny reading activity into your classroom and enjoy the kiddos’ creativity. This readers’ theatre is a part of my complete unit of inquiry of Fairy Tales. You may also be interested in these dramas too - Pilgrims in A Pickle , a tale of the American Thanksgiving story and The Nose Glows, a comedy about Rudolph and the need to be friends. Follow along with my store. You can find many more hands on tips and tools in my store and on my blog. Enjoy! Susan Powers PYPteachingtools.com
susanpowers09
World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018

World Cup 2018 fun activities, Colouring pages to help you join in the fun of the world cup. Just download and print them out.
ianhjoy
Sample Pages For The Clown Who Couldn't Smile

Sample Pages For The Clown Who Couldn't Smile

A short extract from the play The Clown Who Couldn’t Smile, which is a simple little one act play about happiness and friendship. Bonzo the clown has lost his smile and, despite lots of good advice, can’t get it back again. He’s in danger of being kicked out of the circus and - even worse - has been made to return to clown school! This is a great play for a large cast and is ideal for creating links with circus topics. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample, the complete script - with full production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-clown-who-couldn-t-smile-play-script-11438257 Thanks everso!
AliJC
Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

Sample Pages For Romeo and Juliet Play Script

A short extract from the play script Love Me Tender, which is a simple one act adaptation of the first half of Shakespeare’s famous tragedy. The play covers events which lead up to Tybalt’s death, allowing for a cliff-hanger ending and giving students the opportunity to improvise, or write, the remainder of the play. It’s great for scriptwriting sessions at KS2 or KS3 and works really well as a performance. These sample pages give you a taster of what the play is like and allow you to try before you buy! If you like this sample, the full script - with production notes, photocopiable script pages, and fab classroom follow-on activities - can be found in the Arts On The Move Shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/romeo-and-juliet-play-script-for-ks2-ks3-11373888 Thanks everso!
AliJC
A Splash of Seaside Writing, Reading, Rhyming + Colouring Fun For KS1

A Splash of Seaside Writing, Reading, Rhyming + Colouring Fun For KS1

Seaside literacy activities of all sorts are wrapped up in this exciting bundle, stretching phonics, reading and writing skills, plus developing creative expression, rhyme, rhythm and poetic skills, at KS1 + EY levels. Contents: 3 phonics/reading activities - picture-based; 3 poem/creative writing frames (one with 3 graded versions), 3 seaside rhymes to clap, act, build and even sing; guidance notes as applicable. Great price too!
katewilliams_poetry
Matilda Poem Mini Script

Matilda Poem Mini Script

A mini script based on the narrative poem ‘Matilda (who told lies and was burned to death)’ by Hilaire Belloc. This pack turns the poem into a mini performance, with the lines of the poem being narrated and broken up using improvised scenes, mime, and short role-plays. It works well with KS1 and KS2, as they enjoy the gruesome nature of it, and can be used as part of an assembly on ‘telling lies’, or to support exploration of narrative poetry. Great for a quick end of term performance for friends and family. If you like this resource, please take a couple of minutes to leave a positive review. Thanks everso!
AliJC
Comics in Classrooms: Full Bundle Lessons 1-11 (3 Weeks of Lessons!

Comics in Classrooms: Full Bundle Lessons 1-11 (3 Weeks of Lessons!

This is much more than an art lesson unit! These comic handouts and assignments are specifically and strategically designed to teach comic creation AND work with ACADEMIC projects in classrooms. Have students “show what they know” in SCHOOL with COMICS! Lessons 1-10 lead up to Lesson 11, where students put it all together in “Make a Comic”. All of the lessons(included in the above bundle) are listed here, and can be used independently. All documents are pdfs. Each Lesson Includes (at minimum): 1 Tips for Teachers Overview Lesson Directions 1 Handout 1 General Classwork Assignment 1 Advanced Classwork Assignment 2 Lesson-Specific Pages from the Comics in Classrooms Guidebook 1 Homework Sheet Lessons Include: Introduction to Comics Composition Faces Emotions Panels Backgrounds Panel Variety Using Text Characters Style and Symbols put it all together and…MAKE A COMIC PROJECT! Bundle also provides 30 Blank Comic Templates Great for alternate projects, classroom comic projects, or as an arts unit. Use this popular and effective medium of to illustrate classroom novels and literature, bring history to life, discuss science and math concepts, educate about awareness, and MORE. While most resources use an artist perspective, Illumismart’s guides and assignments were designed for any academic purposes. NO DRAWING BACKGROUND required for students OR teachers! Lessons focus more on ideas and concepts rather than art skills. The handouts and assignments were created in a way to improve and entertain students of ALL drawing levels from beginners to advanced. While they work best in order, lessons and Focus Areas can work well as individual assignments. All assignments were designed to lead up to the Original Comic Strip final assignment.
IllumismartClipArt
Comics in Classrooms Lesson: Settings and Backgrounds

Comics in Classrooms Lesson: Settings and Backgrounds

This is much more than an art lesson! These comic handouts and assignments are specifically and strategically designed to teach comic creation AND work with ACADEMIC projects in classrooms. Have students “show what they know” in SCHOOL with COMICS! This lesson focuses on creating better backgrounds and immersing a character in a visually interesting environment. Improve all types of styles and art levels! All documents are pdfs. This Lesson Includes: 1 Tips for Teachers Overview Lesson Directions 1 Handout (Better Backgrounds) Assignment- Believable Backgrounds Advanced Assignment- Mood 2 Lesson-Specific Pages from the Comics in Classrooms Guidebook 1 Homework Sheet (Panels with Purpose) This lesson also includes 30 Blank Comic Templates Includes Rough Drafts/Second Drafts for -Comic Strips -Single Panels -Graphic Novel Pages -Storyboard -Cover Includes “Quick” Versions for your own assignments and projects (apply to any academic! Includes 5 different Visual Note-taking Templates Great for alternate projects, classroom comic projects, or as an arts unit. Use this popular and effective medium of to illustrate classroom novels and literature, bring history to life, discuss science and math concepts, educate about awareness, and MORE. While most resources use an artist perspective, Illumismart’s guides and assignments were designed for any academic purposes. NO DRAWING BACKGROUND required for students OR teachers! Lessons focus more on ideas and concepts rather than art skills. The handouts and assignments were created in a way to improve and entertain students of ALL drawing levels from beginners to advanced. While they work best in order, lessons and Focus Areas can work well as individual assignments. All assignments were designed to lead up to the Original Comic Strip final assignment.
IllumismartClipArt
Scrapbook papers

Scrapbook papers

Scrapbook papers to print and use as backgrounds or for craft and art activities.
ianhjoy
Ice cream activity.

Ice cream activity.

Interesting ice cream activities and worksheets. Help people with colouring, spelling, letters and cutting, use these sheets and ideas using ice creams as a topic to help build skills and engage with people. Can be fun and help people learn at the same time. Work on letters and writing or cutting and sticking skills as they cut out the ice cream to stick on the cone image. Also mixing colours to help build on knowledge of primary and secondary colours with a ice cream twist.
ianhjoy
Missing

Missing

Written as an additional solo opportunity to add to the amazing ‘Edith’s Wartime Scrapbook’ written by Mick Riddell and published by ‘Edgy Productions’. (I highly recommend this as an end of term production.) The song works as a stand alone song too for KS2 to tie in with a topic on ‘War.’ Extension activities include creating a piece using a melodic ostinato and writing topical songs and raps.
sallykee
Colouring

Colouring

Many children and adults suffer from stress and anxiety at times. An over busy brain makes it difficult to concentrate on tasks and the feelings associated with anxiety can cause distress and further anxiety. Recent research suggests that activities which focus the mind without being overly taxing can help break the cycle of worry and anxiety and can help calm the busy mind. One such activity is colouring. This resource provides 40 original hand drawn kaleidoscopic images. The repetitive nature of the patterns is intentional, encouraging the individual to settle into a calming routine. Drawings range in complexity, making it a suitable resource for all age groups, including adults. I hope that enjoyment and a sense of calm can be found by using this resource.
StartEducation
Anti War Rap with Chorus

Anti War Rap with Chorus

The sung chorus and first verse of a thought provoking song/rap written for a year 6 class to tie in with their topic on W.W.2. The children were amazing creating and performing their own verses and this paved the way for many other musical activities. The activity would be suitable for the whole of K.S.2.
sallykee
Street Song

Street Song

This song with sound effects was written for a reception class to perform after their walk into their local town. The children created actions and selected sound sources to accompany the song then composed a piece of music in Rondo form painting a musical picture of their journey. The song would be suitable for the whole of K.S.1 and could be the starting point for many other activities.
sallykee
Red Riding Hood

Red Riding Hood

A fun song with an echo re-telling the traditional Red Riding Hood Story written for a Year 2 class and their dance/gymnastic/mime assembly. Extension activities include creating music for the main characters in the story and composing using graphic notation and exploring major and minor keys.
sallykee
Primary and secondary colours

Primary and secondary colours

Primary and secondary colours introduced in a fun way with stars. Worksheets for your to printout and use to help introduce a group big or small to the idea of colour and understanding that there are primary colours and secondary colours and with mixing primary colours you can make secondary colours. Extra copies created with the different spelling of colour and color. Great for young people of people with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Primary and Secondary colours introduction.

Primary and Secondary colours introduction.

Worksheets to help introduce people to primary and secondary colours with ways to help people understand mixing primary colours can create secondary colours. Interesting ways of introducing colour and mixing colours in to your session. I have created worksheets you can print out and use, extra copies created with the spelling difference of colour and color. These sheets can help people in the understanding of colours from young people to adults with learning disabilities.
ianhjoy
Nursery Harvest Song

Nursery Harvest Song

A fun song written for a nursery class to perform at their harvest festival assembly. The children stamped their feet and played claves to accompany the song. The song provided a starting point for many other activities and would be a good resource for the whole of KS1.
sallykee
Have You Seen Frozen Peas Growing on Trees?

Have You Seen Frozen Peas Growing on Trees?

A fun harvest song written for a Year 1 class (but suitable for the whole of KS1) when the teacher wanted to explore the processed food angle in a Harvest Assembly. This fun and unusual harvest song explains how we can all enjoy the fruits of the harvest all the year round. The humorous nature of the lyrics and accompaniment fills the children with glee and the song could be the starting point for many related musical activities. Also available from my website.
sallykee
Day and Night Song

Day and Night Song

A fun song written for a Year 1 class (but suitable for K.S.1) linked to their topic on ‘Light and Dark.’ The song explores louds and softs in music leading to the children creating their own Day and Night music and many other musical activities around the topic. Why not create a dance using black and yellow scarves or strips of crepe paper.
sallykee
Chinese Zodiac Animal Song and Rap

Chinese Zodiac Animal Song and Rap

A fun song/rap written for a Nursery class to be performed with actions, props, claves and instruments linking with their topic on ‘Chinese New Year’. We performed this at an assembly with a blue cloth river, animal masks and instruments and the parents loved it. It would be suitable for the whole of KS1 and could be a stimulus for a whole host of activities from the use of ordinal numbers, to dance, to mask making as well as all the obvious musical activities.
sallykee
Chinese New Year Song

Chinese New Year Song

A fun song written for a Reception class to be performed with actions and instruments to enhance their assembly about ‘Chinese New Year.’ but it would be suitable for the whole of KS1. The actions are contained in the lyrics of the song and tuned percussion were used to create melodic ostinati. The children really loved creating a fan dance to the backing track in between the two verses.
sallykee
Building Materials Song

Building Materials Song

A fun song written for a Year 1 class to add another dimension to their topic on ‘Buildings.’ After learning the song and substituting other number patterns in the chorus as a Maths activity the children selected sound sources to create different building materials and built walls of sound exploring crescendo and diminuendo. Hope you have fun with this song which is also available at www.fun-kee-music.co.uk
sallykee
Billy Goats' Gruff Celebration Song

Billy Goats' Gruff Celebration Song

A fun song to be performed with sound effects on musical instruments written for a Reception class. Written to conclude the ‘Billy Goats Gruff’ story in Kaye Umansky’s ‘Three Singing Pigs’ book. The song would be a great addition to a topic on Traditional Tales or Animals. Also available from www.fun-kee-music.co.uk
sallykee