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We sell unique, child friendly teaching resources to give children back their love of learning. Education has become very test driven, with many resources in a 'test format' . This can become very uninspiring for learners and be a cause for lack of motivation and enthusiasm. At Applefortheteacher.co.uk, we create teaching resources to give children the skills they need academically, socially and emotionally, whilst encouraging that important 'love of learning'. Inspiring learners to thrive!

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We sell unique, child friendly teaching resources to give children back their love of learning. Education has become very test driven, with many resources in a 'test format' . This can become very uninspiring for learners and be a cause for lack of motivation and enthusiasm. At Applefortheteacher.co.uk, we create teaching resources to give children the skills they need academically, socially and emotionally, whilst encouraging that important 'love of learning'. Inspiring learners to thrive!
Reading Comprehension For Beginners Year 1 KS1
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Reading Comprehension For Beginners Year 1 KS1

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Here you will find a great set of comprehension activities for young learners. Starting with photographs and illustrations 20 pages in total to download, to encourage children to look at detail in the pictures and prompt discussion. Imaginative ideas can come from discussing and thinking carefully about what is happening in a picture. Children can then draw their own interpretation of what will happen next and explain it. A great tool to encourage information retrieval and confidence with ideas and imagination. Also included are 3 short comprehension activities, with short simple sentences, to not overwhelm new readers with difficult text and language. The comprehension is the key function of these activities, to develop tools to find and fetch information and understand what has been read. Putting children at the core of their learning…
Our Local Area Geography KS1
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Our Local Area Geography KS1

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This is a great activity pack to cover the Geography topic of ‘Our Local Area’ in KS1. There is an animated, interactive powerpoint created in a very child friendly format, to engage and inspire learning. Also included are I spy sheets, to encourage young children to look carefully around their local area to see what they can find. A checklist and some drawing activities and address writing. A lovely bundle of teaching resources to put the love back in learning.
SPAG activities KS1 Year 2 literacy
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SPAG activities KS1 Year 2 literacy

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These are great activities for SATs preparation in KS1. This includes a SPAG game called the Rabbit Race, which asks questions on spelling, punctuation and grammar throughout the game. Learning in a fun way… Also included are SPAG sheets with a range of activities to provide a great assessment tool to see exactly what areas children need more work on and which areas are consolidated. All questions and activities are based on the current curriculum. Putting the love in learning…
Sensory Activities SEN EYFS
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Sensory Activities SEN EYFS

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We have put together a selection of 6 gorgeous activity sheets to give children in EYFS and children who require a more sensory approach with Special Educational Needs, a more accessible, hands on approach to learning. Most of these activities are edible, so as long as there are no allergies it would be fine if they were to put any in their mouths. Try them out, they are a great way to allow young learners to be creative and to bring out their natural inquisitive natures. Giving them opportunities to really explore different textures using all of their senses.
Toys Past and Present Year 1 History - All About Toys (Full Lesson Bundle)
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Toys Past and Present Year 1 History - All About Toys (Full Lesson Bundle)

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This is a full set of resources for the History Topic of Toys Past and Present in KS1. There is a gorgeous animated Powerpoint which is very child friendly with a bear telling the story, for young learners to relate to. Also included are comparison sheets to allow children to make comparisons between toys now and in the past. There is a word mat with key words to support the topic, old and new toy posters and a cut and stick sorting activity. Fantastic set of resources to support this topic. Putting children at the core of their learning.
Prepositional Language EYFS KS1
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Prepositional Language EYFS KS1

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These are a lovely set of posters to provide a visual reminder of different prepositions. Also inlcuded is a cut and stick activity to create a garden/park scene following instructions to place the objects using prepositional language. Great for EYFS KS1 and children with SEN. Putting the love in learning.
Fake News Activities KS2
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Fake News Activities KS2

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These are great educational resources aimed at upper KS2 learners. Fake news is an area of literacy that is now becoming more and more an issue. Stories are being shared on social media and people are unsure of what is true and what is fake. Here you will find a poster giving strategies to help children to remember to think before trusting what they are reading. There is also a checklist which they can use to help them to decide if a story is from a trusted source. Finally there is a really good game which children will really enjoy, reading headlines as they move along the game board deciding which are real and which are fake. A brilliant set of resources to build important skills in a fun way, whilst putting the love in learning…
Ten more ten less superhero maths game and other activities
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Ten more ten less superhero maths game and other activities

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This is a selection of superhero resources, a fantastic maths game with instructions, played similar to snakes and ladders, if you land on a ‘Pow’ move to 10 more. If you land on a ‘Dark Destroyer’ move to 10 less. The winner is the first person to reach 100. There is also a 10 more 10 less activity with base 10’s and ones - draw 10 more and 10 less. Also included is a missing number hundred square of heroes and villains. Ideal for KS1 learners and LKS2 if 10 more 10 less is not consolidated. Putting the love in learning!
Coronavirus Social Distancing Posters for Children
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Coronavirus Social Distancing Posters for Children

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These child-friendly posters have been designed to give children a visual understanding of social distancing/physical distancing during these difficult times with the Coronavirus struggles. Many children will be going back to school soon, where this will be much harder to do. We have prepared these posters to help adults to give children a better understanding of this in a more child centred way.
Handwriting Sheets SATPIN with memorable rhymes FREE EYFS KS1
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Handwriting Sheets SATPIN with memorable rhymes FREE EYFS KS1

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Year 1 Free Resources are SATPIN handwriting sheets that are great for allowing young learners to begin forming letters. Cute, memorable rhymes are a great resource to encourage correct formations for each letter sound, includes uppercase and lowercase letters to trace and write. Please try all our FREE resources including 2 ready to go powerpoint presentations, so you can sample the fantastic colourful and user friendly media available. https://applefortheteacher.co.uk/downloads/free-resources/ If you like what you see and would like to be part of our growing Apple community please choose one of our 3 annual subscriptions https://applefortheteacher.co.uk/subscriptions/ Apple for the teacher resources have been designed by experienced teachers for assisting home educators, parents, SEN and primary teachers including NQT’s with assessment and lesson resources. Please join our growing community of Apple for the Teacher members at one of our social media groups, so others can enjoy the experience you have had. facebook Twitter Linkedin Instagram Youtube
Story writing planning sheets prompts and ideas KS2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5
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Story writing planning sheets prompts and ideas KS2 Year 3 Year 4 Year 5

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These are great to support children in their story writing. This is a whole story planner with ideas and prompts, to make story writing less daunting and to give children who struggle to come up with ideas, things they can use to kick start their imaginations. Includes planning sheets for each area of a story with examples and tips. From character, to setting, to opener, to dilemma, to resolution, to key vocabulary even to the title and illustration. A great resource for several story writing lessons. Putting the love back into learning. Giving children the tools to thrive!
Roald Dahl Bundle of Activities
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Roald Dahl Bundle of Activities

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To celebrate Roald Dahl day, we want to give something to teachers and educators, who are preparing activities to mark the great achievements from the story telling genius. We have designed 16 fantastic activities, based around familiar stories. Some activities are suitable for EYFS/SEN and KS1 children, others are suitable for children in KS2. There are a range of exciting science experiments for a selection of characters from familiar stories, there is a crossword, a wordsearch and some revolting rhyme ideas. We have even included matching cards which can be played where two of the same need to be matched for younger learners, but then we have designed a higher level matching cards game, which takes a little more thinking about, matching 2 objects that relate to particular stories written by Roald Dahl. Some of these activities have been created to really test your knowledge of Roald Dahl stories. We hope you enjoy a little gift from us to you. Happy Roald Dahl Day :-)
Comparative & Superlative Adjectives KS2
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Comparative & Superlative Adjectives KS2

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Here you will find 2 powerpoint presentations one explaining how comparative adjectives work and the other explaining superlative adjectives. Both have been done in a child friendly way to ensure a good understanding. Also included are a set of posters / display sheets on these adjectives to provide a visual reminder. You will also find activities to complete to allow learners to try out what they have learned. A great bundle of resources for KS2 learners to develop their knowledge of grammar in literacy.
Expanded Noun Phrase Game
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Expanded Noun Phrase Game

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This is a fun game to encourage children to use more adjectives in their writing and to form proper sentences. Make your way around the pirate board, pick up a card to see what treasure you have found. Write a simple or an expanded noun phrase to match the card selected. A great literacy game for young learners.
The Great Fire Of London Bundle of Activities including Powerpoint Presentation
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The Great Fire Of London Bundle of Activities including Powerpoint Presentation

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Included in this Fire of London bundle is an animated powerpoint presentation, to engage and enthuse young children. A completed timeline poster and a timeline cut and stick activity. Also included is a recount planning sheet and a newspaper recount worksheet. Samuel Pepys wrote a diary entry which is also provided and a template of a blank diary for children to complete their own. There is also a Fire of London Key word mat to support writing and spelling and to give prompts of events. A great bundle to put children at the core of their learning.
Materials and their properties SEN
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Materials and their properties SEN

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These are gorgeous resources to suit children with Special Educational Needs working at Plevels and children in KS1. The handprint mats are designed to be made sensory allowing children to touch the different materials to compare with a range of objects. The recording sheets for several properties are included with the choice of taking photographs of own objects or using the pre-printed objects. Also included are sections to stick in to show different properties of objects if writing is difficult. Putting the love in learning.
Pencil Control Sheets EYFS SEN
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Pencil Control Sheets EYFS SEN

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Support children in their pencil control when beginning the early stages in writing. Use alongside motor skills activities such as threading, painting, cutting and sticking etc, to build up muscles and build up control. Great for learners with SEN who have difficulty with writing and EYFS learners.
Types of Habitats KS1 Display Posters
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Types of Habitats KS1 Display Posters

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Stunning Habitat images to be used as a stimulus for the habitats topic. Gorgeous for a display to aid a discussion on the climate and the types of animals that might be found there and why. Desert, woodland, ocean, seashore, rainforest are amongst the images. 7 in total. Put the love in learning.
Vikings bundle of resources KS2
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Vikings bundle of resources KS2

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This is a great selection of teaching resources to put the love in learning of this history topic. 9 activities in total, from a child friendly powerpoint giving information on Vikings, a design activity based on a longboat creation, rune alphabet puzzles and posters, a Viking timeline activity, a comic strip plan, Viking vocabulary and definitions, an activity to discuss what it feels like to move home, to put themselves into the shoes of the Vikings and a true/ false activity sheet. All of this to put children at the centre of their learning.