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I am a Primary School Teacher in Victoria, Australia with a passion for all things learning! I believe in purposeful teaching that engages students and is differentiated to their individual needs. I create resources that are fun, engaging and meaningful - not simply worksheets. I know what it is like to teach, how time consuming it is and how often we need a helping hand. With all of this in mind, my resources are purposeful and practical and can be used over and over.

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I am a Primary School Teacher in Victoria, Australia with a passion for all things learning! I believe in purposeful teaching that engages students and is differentiated to their individual needs. I create resources that are fun, engaging and meaningful - not simply worksheets. I know what it is like to teach, how time consuming it is and how often we need a helping hand. With all of this in mind, my resources are purposeful and practical and can be used over and over.
How to... Procedure Writing Activities
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How to... Procedure Writing Activities

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Included in this pack is everything you will need to introduce procedure writing in your classroom. Included are both templates and prompts! Pages 3 to 6 – includes a template (with various terminology) to help guide children and can be used as a plan. Pages 7 & 8 – use for writing children’s good copies of their writing. Pages 9 to 11 – print off, laminate and cut between each of the cards. Use for warm ups to lesson or to give children an idea of what to write. There is a total of 24 different How to cards. Full instructions are included in the pack.
Number 11 to 20 Investigation
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Number 11 to 20 Investigation

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Teaching teen numbers Have your class learnt numbers 1 to 10 and are ready to move on? This is the pack you want to introduce children to numbers 11 to 20. This pack concentrates on teen numbers being 10 +. Included in this pack is: - posters - flashcards - tens frames for working in the teens - whole class and small group games - worksheets - how to make a bead necklace
Australian Coin Spinners
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Australian Coin Spinners

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This is a quick and easy game for children of many different year levels. Simply print out spinners, cut, laminate and use! Full instructions are included in pack.
Geometric Multiplication Circles
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Geometric Multiplication Circles

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This is a fabulous activity for combining Math and Art. This pack includes circles with regular dots from 0 to 9 around a circle. There is an outline for counting by 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 and a blank outline for free choice. To create these beautiful patterns, simply choose a number to skip count by - start at zero and rule a line to the next number. For example - 0, 3, 6, 9, 2 (12), 5 (15), 8(18), 1 (21), 4 (24), 7 (27), 0(30). You stop when you get back to zero!
Numbers 0 to 10 Bingo with Words and Pictures
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Numbers 0 to 10 Bingo with Words and Pictures

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This is a Print, Laminate and Play resource! This bingo game is perfect for Pre-K and Kindergarten children as they learn to read and identify numbers 0 to 10. This set can be used as a small group or whole class game. Each game card has 6 different numbers. Included are 24 game boards and teacher cards as well as full instructions for playing all made with the bright borders and cute clipart of Graphics From The Pond. Use as a warm up to your maths lesson or in small group situations where children require extra assistance reading and recognising numbers. It’s easy for both subs and teaching aides to pick up and use! Children could also play at home with their family – simply print out a smaller number of cards! © Alison Hislop 2014 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
Writing Recount Posters
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Writing Recount Posters

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This is a set of bright and colourful posters to be used in your classroom to help children remember what is included recount writing. Enclosed are 3 posters with all parts, as well as a set of posters with each part listed on a separate poster. Parts of Recounts: Who What Where When and How Also included are two planner worksheets to assist children when planning a piece of recount writing.
Energy Science Experiments
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Energy Science Experiments

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Are you teaching a unit of work on Energy or Energy transfer? This is the perfect set of experiments for you! You may choose to do activities one by one (taking 9 lessons) or as small group activities to take one session as children rotate around activities. Included in this booklet are 9 Science Experiments to be used as rotations or separate activities in your classroom. Experiments are based on Energy and include the following topics; - Static Electricity - Parachutes - Sound Energy - Toys with Springs, Push and Pull levers - Gravity - Light - Magnets - Wind Energy and an outline for making a windmill Also included is a comprehensive guide including material list so you can pick up this activity, find the materials (nothing you can't buy at the local store), copy off and laminate the task cards, then you are all set to go!
Number 1 to 20 Bingo with Words and Pictures
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Number 1 to 20 Bingo with Words and Pictures

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A quick fun game to use as a whole class or small group activity. Children practice reading and recognizing numbers to 20. This bingo also includes numbers written as words and as a pictorial representation. This pack includes: Teachers cards 28 student cards (14 pages, 2 per page) Preparation: Print page 3 and laminate. Cut between each number. These are the cards you will put into a box/hat to pull out and call the number out. Print pages 4 to 17, cut between each game board and laminate How to use: Play whole class or small group Each child has a game board and 9 counters in front of them. Put all teacher cards in a box or a hat. Pull out a number and say it aloud. If the child has that number on their game board, they cover it with a counter. Continue to call out numbers, covering with a counter if children have this number. When a child has 3 counters in a row, the child calls out “Bingo”. Continue playing whole board, when a child has covered each number on their board, the child calls out “Bingo”.
Timestables Flash Cards Posters and Activities
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Timestables Flash Cards Posters and Activities

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This pack is a perfect reference when teaching your class their times tables. Included: - 8 ideas for using the times tables flash cards in your classroom. - Times tables flashcards (x0 through to x12) - Times tables grids (filled and unfilled) - Times table posters (x1 through to x12) Print out and laminate for durability. All posters and flashcards are colorful and easy for children to read.
What's on Today Schedule Cards
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What's on Today Schedule Cards

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This is a great pack to use for Classroom Organization! Children like to see what is happening for the day and know what time each class is on. It will help you stay on time too! Included in this pack is: 45 daily pictures Heading for your daily display Many different variations of displaying clock times 1 set of children holding clocks Print out onto colored cardstock, laminate and cut around then use blue tack or magnets to stick them to the whiteboard! Each day, write in the plan for the day using a whiteboard marker to write the clock times on. Use either the pictures or write up the daily schedule on the board. Before you know it, your class will be reading ahead and telling the time!
Seasons Posters
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Seasons Posters

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Northern and Southern Hemisphere Seasons Posters Included are colourful posters to display in your classroom. Posters are included for both Northern and Southern Hemisphere. Multiple posters are included to cover both "Autumn" and "Fall" as well as a "Snowy Winter" and "Rainy Winter". Please ensure you print off the correct posters for your location. All posters depict a scene from that season. © Alison Hislop 2015 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
5 L's of Learning and Listening Posters
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5 L's of Learning and Listening Posters

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This is a poster set for the 5L's of Learning and Listening. Posters are included for both "Learning" and "Listening". The 5L's are: - Ears are listening - Eyes are looking - Lips are together - Hands are in lap - Legs are crossed
Fact Family Triangles - Multiplication and Division
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Fact Family Triangles - Multiplication and Division

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Fact Family Triangles to help you teach times tables, the link between multiplication and division and the concept of "3 for Free". These are fun cards you can print off, laminate and use over and over again. You might use them when you have a spare 5 minutes, or as a full lesson plan. All details are included. Included in this pack is: - Full lesson plan including warm up game - 2 worksheets to use - 22 pages of addition and subtraction fact triangles, including doubles (6 per page) - a total of 132 different fact family cards of varying ability to use with your class. - 3 for Free poster
Fractions and Decimals - Making Connections
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Fractions and Decimals - Making Connections

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Looking for some great, hands on, cut and paste activities or games to help your students understand the connection between fractions and decimals? This 86 page booklet is full of great tasks that can be completed as whole class or small group activities. Included is: 21 pages of Classroom posters to assist children with their learning 12 Open-ended questions to investigate as a warm-up to your lessons Makings of a Number Caterpillar Number Expanders to Tenths and Hundredths Fraction Wall outlines Decimal and Fraction cards for a clothes-line activity Decimal and Fraction Match Up cut and paste book Decimals and Fractions worksheets Decimal cut and paste number line Decimal and Fractions small group bingo Decimal and Fraction Match Up 3 Way Memory Decimals War Full explanations are included with each activity and photos included of each activity. This booklet does not tell you how to teach decimals and fractions through specific lesson plans, however, offers many different activities to help children understand the relationship between the two. In some cases, worksheets have been duplicated to cater for both "units" and "ones" terminology - so please check you are printing out the correct worksheet.
CVC Play Doh Mats Bundle
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CVC Play Doh Mats Bundle

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This set includes 108 Play Doh mats with CVC words. These mats combine reading, writing and speaking skills. These mats can be used in small groups run by either a teacher, teacher's aide or parent, children will need play doh and a whiteboard marker. They can also be used as a whole class activity. How to use: 1. Print each page and laminate for durability. 2. Make sets of mixed letters or use an individual letter set. 3. Each child has their own mat. 4. Children say the word and read the sentence. 5. Children make “snakes” using play doh and go over the big word in the middle. 6. Then using a erasable marker, children trace over the dotted words. 7. Show the teacher and re-read the sentence and word again. 8. Children clean the board off and repeat with a new board. There are between 19 and 26 mats in each set with a total of 108 words. © Alison Hislop 2016 Permission for Single Classroom Only
No Cost Prize Box
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No Cost Prize Box

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Are you looking for a no cost prize box option? Then this pack is a perfect purchase for you! Included are 27 different classroom rewards. Simply print off, cut out and laminate for use over and over again. (9 per page) I’ve had great success with these coupons, children found their favorites very very quickly! I always stored them in my prize box, along with some Dollar Store stationary options for children to choose. Enjoy! Please email me at aahislop963@gmail.com if you would like any alternations made.
Monthly Weather Calendar Books
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Monthly Weather Calendar Books

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This activity is a quick daily activity where children can practice calendar numbers, recording of temperatures and drawing pictures to show the outside temperature. Make each child a book for the month to keep in their desk or tub. Included: Front covers (two per page) Inside book pages (two per page) x 3 variations Both Northern and Southern Hemisphere front covers are included so all countries can use this resource. This resource is a year round resource that can be used over and over again. © Alison Hislop 2015 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
Fact Family Triangles - Addition and Subtraction
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Fact Family Triangles - Addition and Subtraction

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Fact Family Triangles to help you teach doubles facts, addition and subtraction relationship and the concept of "3 for Free". These are fun cards you can print off, laminate and use over and over again. You might use them when you have a spare 5 minutes, or as a full lesson plan. All details are included. Use as a whole class or as center activities. Included in this pack is: - Full lesson plan including warm up game - 4 worksheets to use (2 different sizes) - 26 pages of addition and subtraction fact triangles, including doubles (6 per page) - a total of 156 different fact family cards of varying ability to use with your class. - 3 for Free poster (x2 depending on ability) I have used this set with 1st, 2nd and 3rd Grade students! With so much variety, it is great for many different year levels and for differentiation.
Jumping Jelly Beans - Maths Activities
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Jumping Jelly Beans - Maths Activities

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Do you want to cover many areas of the Math Curriculum in just one week? Is it "J week" and you want to integrate your Math? Perhaps you are focusing on Jelly Beans the week before Easter. If any of this is correct then this pack is for you! Included are activities focusing on: Number and Counting - 1 to 10 matching - Ordinal Number - Addition and Subtraction Patterns Shape Measurement (using jelly beans) Data Collection Perfect for the Kindergarten Classroom! Full instructions and worksheets are included. Just add Jelly Beans and colour! Some pages are duplicated to include both spellings of color/colour. Please ensure you print out the correct worksheet. © Alison Hislop 2015 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
15 Great Science Experiments
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15 Great Science Experiments

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Do you love doing Science Experiments with your class, but not really sure of the science behind experiments? Then this is the perfect pack of experiments for you! Each experiment (15 in all) just needs to be printed and laminated and can be used over and over again. Included is: An explanation of the Scientific Method and accompanying posters. A worksheet for children to use with any science experiment 15 Science experiments including teacher demonstrations and whole class student activities. Both US and AUS spelling is included (eg. color vs colour) with experiments duplicated. An individual worksheet for each experiment. Experiments all require very little equipment that you wouldn't already have in your classroom or couldn't purchase at your local grocery store. Included on each task card is a materials list, step by step instructions and an explanation of "why" there is a certain reaction or change. Experiments include: Coin Challenge Mesmerizing Milk Pop the Balloon? Magnetic Cars Shrinking Skeleton Candle Magic Soap Bubbles Disappearing Color Magic Oil Blowing up Balloons Surface Tension Levitating Marble Circular Motion Hot or Cold? Splitting Light Do one experiment a week for a whole semester! © Alison Hislop 2015 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only