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Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Dartmoor UK National Park Wordsearch Sheet Starter Activity Keywords Geography Cover

Wordsearch Puzzle sheet of keywords on the theme of ‘Dartmoor National Park’. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
Growing Together Songs (Full Album)

Growing Together Songs (Full Album)

A collection of freshly hatched songs all about growing. The album includes the life cycles of butterflies, frogs, bulbs, and seeds and demonstrates growth, the seasons, the diversity of plant life and colours. Through the songs children can learn about worms and how they process the soil to make it possible for plants to grow, they will meet “Mister Snail” and hear how carries his house on his back and learn about spirals and silvery tracks. “Teddy’s Picnic” is designed to promote engaging in a social situation in a positive way. The full album download also includes instrumental versions of the songs. Additional resources can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com
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Wildlife Garden Songs (Full Album)

Wildlife Garden Songs (Full Album)

Wildlife Garden Songs is a collection of 15 songs designed to help teach children about wildlife gardening. Within the framework of learning about this natural environment, the songs can also help to teach other concepts such as counting, positional words, bending knees while jumping and landing, as well as the theme of cooperation. The full album download also includes instrumental versions of the songs. Additional resources can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com
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Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about plant parts and life cycles! These investigations and activities link to the ELGs for Understanding the World, Expressive Art and Design, plus Literacy. I have had so much fun creating these resources and know that your class will simply love the exciting activities! Included in the pack are: 13 engaging hands on activities and investigations: full details of what you will need and instructions for how to carry them out. Plant hunt sheet: take this sheet on your hunt and tick which flowers you find. Seed packet template: design your own packet and fold and glue the tabs. Sunflower diary sheet: this sheet accompanies the sunflowers activity. Draw, label and measure your sunflower each week. Plant game (colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn all about what plants need to grow. Plant word mat (colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat to help children with writing activities. Plant jigsaw (colour and B&W): 2 of the same jigsaw provided on one page. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn the parts of a plant while playing! For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event

The Great Big Food Cycle Event is for groups of 45-60 pupils from P6-S1 and uses practical activity to explain the different aspects of the food cycle, their environmental impacts and how we can make more sustainable food choices. 7 stations are set up using the activity resources which include full instruction and equipment lists; icons for each station and additional materials can be found in display and poster resources. There are a large number of additional resources required such as soil, seeds, empty packaging, wrappers, unavoidable waste items, worms, sand etc. and the event requires a some preparation. Red worms can be ordered from the internet or found in most long-standing, soil contact compost heaps. The large group of students is split into 7 groups of appropriate numbers and each student issued with a booklet (in display and poster resources) that should be filled in as they move around the stations. Each group should visit each station for 15-20 minutes before moving round the room, depending on time availability. The Smoothie Bike station can be adapted to use a regular blender, though if a smoothie bike is available to hire locally it is worth the experience. The Incredible Inedibles station can be adapted to use any of the waste products listed in the activity appendix in a practical manner. While the message of the event is best delivered as a whole, each activity is suitable to deliver individually with a small student group. Previous students have shown a high level of engagement and increased appreciation for the impacts associated with the food cycle. At the end of the event, ideal give-aways to issue to the students include; seed potatoes and potato grow bags, packets of seeds, pasta portioners etc. The Great Big Food Cycle Event was conceived by Belville Community Garden in Inverclyde Scotland, as part of their Climate Challenge Funded project ‘Connecting Food growing Across Inverclyde’, which aimed to tackle community carbon emissions arising from our food purchasing and wastage habits.
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The Log Pile (Wildlife Garden Habitat)

The Log Pile (Wildlife Garden Habitat)

This is a fun song about bugs and other creatures hiding in a log pile. Log piles provide food and shelter for insects and small animals and are an important feature in a wildlife garden. Children will enjoy the surprise ending of the song. Included is an instrumental/karaoke version of the song and a PDF of the lyrics. A free PDF of the lyrics to all of our songs can be downloaded from www.melodytreehouse.com under the resources web page.
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Things We Use In The Garden Montessori 3-Part Cards

Things We Use In The Garden Montessori 3-Part Cards

Here is another fun set of Spring or Summertime cards to add to the collection. These are 12 realistic photos or clip art images of many familiar gardening tools and objects that we use when gardening. Oh! But wait! **These use American English terms! ** I think I need some help from across the pond to please send the terms that you use for these items! Please send the terms to: Bellamontessori.maryc@gmail.com And I will happily make a set using more appropriate terms. The set includes 12 control cards 12 matching cards 12 labels This set has so many cards, you may want to divide them into two sets. To make, simply print on card stock, cut and laminate if so desired. Thank you so much for checking out my work and enjoy the warming weather in the garden! Mary
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