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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.
Just Add Dice - Maths Games
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Just Add Dice - Maths Games

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This is a collection of 15 Math Games that require dice and very little other resources. Some activities require a worksheet (which is included) and others require a notepad or whiteboard. These are games you can use as a math lesson, or as a warm up. Some games can be played over and over again! Included: Page 3 – Around the World (K-2) Page 4 – Roll a Number Line (K-1) Page 6 – Race to 100 (1-3) Page 7 – Nasty Game (2-3) Page 9 – Sweet 16 (1-3) Page 10 – Three or More (1-3) Page 11 – Greedy Pig (2-3) Page 12 – Skip Counting (2-3) Page 17 – Number Paths (K-3) Page 19 – Double Trouble (K-1) Page 20 – Beat It! (K-3) Page 21 – Climb to 100 (K-1) Page 23 – Connect 4 (1-2) Page 26 – Fair Racetrack (3) Page 28 – Add it Up! (K-2) © Alison Hislop 2016 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
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.
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!
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
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!
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.
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
Calendar Discovery Monthly Worksheets
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Calendar Discovery Monthly Worksheets

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This is a great set of calendar worksheets perfect for children in 2nd or 3rd Grade to work through each month. Children will get monthly practice at identifying days on the calendar, counting forwards and backwards from days and counting on to the next month. Also included are challenge worksheets for each month. As children master the first set, move them onto the challenge set of worksheets. They are designed to work together with the basic worksheet so you can cater for different needs within your classroom. Also included are 2 monthly investigation worksheets that can be used over and over again as extra extension! Simply photocopy for children to complete each month. Included are all months between July 2017 and July 2018. This pack will be updated to include next year in July - simply purchase this set and redownload each school year! Use it over and over again! Please note: the pictures on each worksheet are general weather pictures and not specific to the season due to teachers all over the world downloading this product! Also, we don't want to give the children hints! I use these in my classroom and we are getting much better and much quicker each month!
Put Australia Back Together
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Put Australia Back Together

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Children cut out and stick together a map of Australia and label the correct states, territories and bodies of water. Included: - Labeled map of Australia - Australian states all on one page for making individual maps - Australian states across 4 pages for larger group work - Tags to label maps Stick onto colored cardstock. Simply print and copy for each child. Please see the images for more detail.
Australian Patterns and Symmetry
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Australian Patterns and Symmetry

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This is a collection of worksheets to reinforce the concepts of symmetry and pattern with an Australiana theme! Included are: 5 symmetry worksheets 5 symmetry worksheets with grid paper 2 pattern worksheets Perfect for 2nd Grade through to 4th Grade. Simply print, photocopy and use! Please see the sample to see more.
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.
Roll and Graph
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Roll and Graph

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Children roll a dice and and colour in a box on the graph for each number they roll. Full instructions are included. 4 different worksheets are included so you can choose the graph that best suits the needs of your student's. © Alison Hislop 2016 Permission for Single Classroom Use Only
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.
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
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!
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.
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
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
Australia State and Country Fact File
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Australia State and Country Fact File

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Australia State and Country Fact File Are you investigating Australia in your classroom? This is a collection of worksheets perfect for colouring and labelling information as well as Fact File worksheets for investigating each state and the country of Australia. There is also a cut and paste activity of matching correct states to their state name. Questions asked on the fact file worksheet include: - State/Territory Capitals - Area - Population - Floral Emblem - Fauna Emblem An answer sheet is also included. Please see the images for what the worksheets look like. Each worksheet is reproduced for each state and territory as well as Australia.