CVC phoneme frames - initial sound. Students need to think about the initial sound for the word that goes with the picture. If laminated, the students can write with a dry wipe pen onto it and then it can be rubbed off and re-used.
Self check flashcards for the 3, 6, 4, 8 times table with the inverse on the back. For use at home or in school, independently or with adult help. Students could time themselves and try to beat their previous time. Use them in order or mixed up. Helps to improve times tables scores. Instructions to make: Just cut, fold, glue and then laminate if desired, for durability
Rocket game - Past and present tense word matching game. Cut the rockets into three. Roll a dice to decide which piece can be selected. First person to collect the most rockets wins the game. Instructions card included.
Frog and lily pad reading game - Phase 2 to 4. Instructions for use: Help the frogs cross the river. Use a piece of dowel for the middle of the spinner or roll a dice and whichever number it lands on is that frogs turn to cross the river! Students are to successfully read all the words in the line for the frog to cross the river. To make this game easier, you could use a green counter (the frog) and mark where a child gets to in the line of words if they get one incorrect. The next time that number is rolled, they start from the counter instead of at the beginning of the line of words.
Letters and Sounds Phase 2 caption ordering activity worksheet. Instructions for use: Cut off the caption strip at the bottom of the page, read it and then cut it up into separate boxes/words. Mix them up and then order them correctly. Glue/write this into the blank boxes in the correct order and then write out the whole caption underneath. Four individual pages with either: ‘go to the top of the hill’, ‘I can huff and puff’, ‘get off the bus’ or ‘a hug and a kiss’ on it.
Self check phonics flashcards - rocket and planet matching game - phase 3. Instructions for use: Self check flashcards game. Cut out, fold and glue then laminate. Students are to match the rocket to its correct ‘sound’ planet. Match the rockets then turn them over to see how many they got correct!
Plane and suitcase matching - Phase 3. Use this activity to help students recognise and read graphemes in words. Students match the suitcase to the correct plane for each grapheme to make sure they get loaded onto the correct plane. Choose a few of the graphemes for each time students play the game. Lay the suitcases face down and get the students to choose one, turn it over, read the word and then match it to the correct grapheme plane. Extend this by asking the student to put the word into a sentence or then to write it down. Could be played individually or in a group activity.
Puppet theatre word maker - Phase 3 ‘ee’ words. Lift the curtains on the puppet theatre to make a new word. Includes a list of 14 possible words to make with it. Glue or staple the letters into the correct position and then let the students discover, for themselves, which words they are able to create. Make real or nonsense words.
Likely to need a good luck card? Keep this for emergencies or for that personal touch from your workplace. For classes or a group of people to write personalised messages. Either fasten the pages together or glue onto a piece of folded card. Decorate between the messages by drawing on musical notes or cut out the ones provided.
Numbers 0-20 on houses and shops. Could be used for a display or a numberline to use in an activity etc. For example, give to students and ask them to order themselves into a line as quickly as possible.
For children to use in school or at home to practise adding the suffix ‘ed’ to words. These self check flashcards mean that children can practise on their own or with an adult helping them. A flashcard explaining the rules for adding ‘ed’ is included as well as the rule for that word on the back of the card.
Self check maths questions flashcards - measures. For students to use in school or at home to practise converting measures. These self check flashcards mean that children can practise on their own or with an adult helping them. Could also be used for mental maths challenges or when students have finished their work. Multiple choice cards also included for differentiation.
Self check maths flashcards - dominoes - addition to 20. Cut out, fold, glue and laminate for durability. For students to use in school or at home to practise adding up. These self check flashcards mean that children can practise on their own or with an adult helping them. Number bonds practise.
Wall activity - 5 little speckled frogs. REQUIRES WOODEN PEGS + LAMINATING to make the foreground pop out slightly, but it could also be used without the pegs with blu tack or velcro on the frogs and glue the foreground plus the background together. Use the song wall to help with introducing addition and subtraction etc. Students can count the frogs onto the wall (log) and then take it in turns to take a frog off of the wall while singing the song and then add them again in the correct order when finished. Ask the students to say the numbers as if they were the frogs, for example, in a high voice or in a low voice to make sure they are correctly positioned on the log. Included are larger frogs that students can use to make a human ‘song wall’.