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Early Years and Primary Treasure Box

A treasure box of teaching and learning, including classroom resources, early years, primary and professional development. All resources have been designed and tested by an experienced early years and primary teacher. Click on the link below to join my update group or follow my page on Facebook to be the first to see my new resources!

A treasure box of teaching and learning, including classroom resources, early years, primary and professional development. All resources have been designed and tested by an experienced early years and primary teacher. Click on the link below to join my update group or follow my page on Facebook to be the first to see my new resources!
Extra-large outline display letters
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Extra-large outline display letters

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These are useful A4 extra-large letters suitable for home-schooling or classroom displays and labels. Formatted in Comic Sans, just print the letters you need for your display and go! This file contains: *A-Z Upper Case *a-z lower case *Punctuation marks: ?!& These letters are in outline format so could also be coloured or used as a template for collage. Suitable for: Home-schooling Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten A4 size Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
Day 1 planning for Year 1 first day of term September NQT
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Day 1 planning for Year 1 first day of term September NQT

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Day 1 planning for Year 1 first day of term September NQT This is example planning showing an outline of possible Year 1 learning activities for the first day of the new school year. This is outline planning for Year 1 classes for the first day of term in September. The planning outline allows for the transition between Reception and Year 1 and the need to familiarise children with learning in a new classroom environment. Helpful for student and newly qualified teachers (NQT). This planning sheet contains an overview or outline for the first day of term and incorporates: • Literacy and numeracy objectives with activity suggestions • PSHE objectives with activity suggestions • Familiarisation and routine building activities • Behaviour management prompts • Expectations for the new school year • Activities to build classroom displays Please note that this is not full curriculum planning and the activities may need to be differentiated to meet the needs of the children in your class or adapted to meet school or curriculum requirements. Ready-to-print PDF for easy reference. Please follow me on Facebook and check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box.
English KS1 sentence builder worksheet
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English KS1 sentence builder worksheet

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English sentence builder worksheet KS1 This is a sentence builder worksheet. Children can choose from the sentence starters, adjectives, nouns, verbs and adverbs to construct a sentence. Suitable for KS1 and KS2 classes, depending on ability. A4 size Available in ready to print PDF If you like this resource take a look at my KS1 sentences worksheet resource set. You can also follow me on Facebook or join my update group. Thank you!
Primary lesson plans RE Religious Education Christmas story birth of Jesus nativity
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Primary lesson plans RE Religious Education Christmas story birth of Jesus nativity

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Primary lesson plans RE Religious Education Christmas Story This is a set of two lesson plans for Year 1, Religious Education lessons on the Christmas story. The learning objectives are: To know that Christmas is a special day for Christians To know the sequence of events in the Christmas story To understand the significance of gift-giving in the Christmas story To understand that Christians may give many different kinds of gifts at Christmas To deliver these lessons you will also need: A source of the Christmas story (children’s bible or online version) or a video clip Pictures illustrating the key events of the Christmas narrative A template for children to make a ‘gift box’ – cube or cuboid template. These gift boxes can then be made into a seasonal display. Available in Word documents. Please see my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box and follow me on Facebook.
Large alphabet A-Z lower case A4 display cards in six fonts
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Large alphabet A-Z lower case A4 display cards in six fonts

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These are useful lower case alphabet display and resource cards, A4 size. Great for classroom displays, teaching sessions, games and activities. This set contains: *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Arial font *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Bookman font *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Calibri font *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Comic Sans font *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Kirsten ITC font *Word document and PDF for lower case alphabet in Lucida Calligraphy font Suitable for: Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten Formatted in lower case letters, all the work to get the margins and spacing right has been done for you. Just print and go! A4 size Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
Year 1 phonics puzzles long vowel phoneme wordsearch bundle set 5 – 6 years
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Year 1 phonics puzzles long vowel phoneme wordsearch bundle set 5 – 6 years

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Year 1 phonics puzzles long vowel phoneme wordsearch bundle 5 – 6 years These are fun wordsearch activities designed to fit alongside the Year 1 phonics curriculum for children aged five to six in England. This set contains a wordsearch for each set of long vowel phonemes, plus an overview puzzle. Each wordsearch has a solution key. The puzzles cover the main spelling patterns for the long vowel phonemes: ay, ai and a-e ea and ee igh, -y and i-e oa, ow and o-e oo, u-e and ew plus an overview puzzle To support readability for this age group, most words in the puzzle can be read from left to right or from top to bottom. Great for teaching sessions, games and activities. The puzzles are in Word so that they can also be used on-screen (children can highlight the words) and the solution keys are in PDF. A4 size Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box
Multiplication grid times table square for KS1 and KS2 mathematics
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Multiplication grid times table square for KS1 and KS2 mathematics

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Multiplication grid times table square for KS1 and KS2 mathematics This is a useful times-table multiplication grid resource for classroom maths displays, mathematics teaching sessions, games and activities. Suitable for ages 5 to 11. A4 size Available in printable PDF format. Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box and follow me on Facebook.
Primary lesson plan RE Religious Education Judaism Moses Passover
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Primary lesson plan RE Religious Education Judaism Moses Passover

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Primary lesson plan RE Religious Education Judaism Moses Passover This is a lesson plan for Year 1, Religious Education lessons on Judaism, focusing on Moses and Passover. This may also fit within a unit on key religious figures in world religions, or ‘Special People’. The learning objectives are: To know that Moses is a key figure in the Jewish faith. To know the story of the escape from Egypt and that this is remembered every year at Passover. To be able to think about some of the characteristics shown by Moses as a key figure in the Jewish faith. To deliver these lessons you will also need: a source of the Passover story or a video clip an image of a seder plate. This can be found online or in the book ‘My Jewish Faith’ by Anne Clark, published Evans Brothers Ltd (page references given). A simple worksheet template is included. Available in Word.
Literacy punctuation KS1 sentences worksheet resource set bundle
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Literacy punctuation KS1 sentences worksheet resource set bundle

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Literacy punctuation KS1 sentences worksheet resource set This is a worksheet set covering activities for sentence punctuation, suitable for Year 1 and Year 2. The worksheet set contains 11 worksheets and covers learning intentions for: Recognising upper and lower-case letters (1 worksheet plus solution key) Punctuating sentences with a capital letter and full stop. (3 worksheets) Punctuating sentences with a question mark or exclamation mark (4 worksheets) Punctuating sentences with speech marks (3 worksheets) Suitable for: Year 1 classes Year 2 classes A4 size Please follow me on Facebook and check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box.
Classroom labels 150 equipment tray names ready for your classroom
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Classroom labels 150 equipment tray names ready for your classroom

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Classroom labels 150 equipment tray names ready for your classroom This resource contains labels to use in different parts of your classroom. This file contains 150 labels formatted in Calibri font - just choose the words you need, print, trim and go! These labels can be used for: • Stationery items • Classroom furniture • Health and hygiene equipment • Literacy and numeracy resources • Art and craft equipment Suitable for: • Nursery and early years settings • Reception Classes • KS1 classes • Pre-school • Kindergarten Each label measures approx. 13 cm x 4 cm, depending on how they are trimmed. Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
English History KS1 Great Fire of London resource set
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English History KS1 Great Fire of London resource set

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English History KS1 Great Fire of London resource set This is a resource set to support teaching around the topic of the Great Fire of London. The contents include: A topic fact sheet for teacher use An example topic plan that can be shared with parents Display labels for a themed role play area An example poem for the topic Three poetry writing frames Three eyewitness account writing frames The resource set does not include lesson planning, but there are learning intentions and activity ideas within the topic plan. Available in Word for easy editing. I have also included two JPEG files of famous paintings connected with the fire. Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box and follow me on Facebook.
Christmas card easy craft printable activity set primary KS1 KS2
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Christmas card easy craft printable activity set primary KS1 KS2

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Christmas card printable activity set for primary KS1 KS2 This is a simple, low-mess Christmas card making activity set suitable for KS1 and KS2. Children can use the papers printed with seasonal messages to make a Christmas motif on the front of a card. The activity only requires these materials, scissors and glue. Glitter or sequins are optional as a nice effect can still be achieved with the use of contrasting colours. The set contains an instruction sheet and papers with the messages Merry Christmas, Season’s Greetings and Happy New Year. Seasonal colours are red, green, white, light blue, dark blue and brown (for robins!). Card ideas include: Christmas tree against a dark blue night sky A multi-layered Christmas star Bells Presents Robin Reindeer Winter landscape with snow A view through a window Stocking Holly leaves and berries Perfect for supply teachers. A4 size in ready-to-print PDF Please follow me on Facebook and check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box #Christmas #primary #KS1 #KS2 #craft
Days, months & seasons resource cards & A4 display cards
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Days, months & seasons resource cards & A4 display cards

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Days, months & seasons resource cards and A4 display cards These are useful display and resource cards featuring the names of the days, months and seasons. Great for classroom displays, teaching sessions, games and activities. This set contains: *Word document and PDF for days of the week - simple list on A4 Word document and PDF for months of the year – simple list on A4 *Word document and PDF for seasons of the year – large display size on A4 colour backgrounds Word document and PDF for seasons of the year including months for each season – large display size on A4 colour backgrounds Suitable for: Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten Formatted in popular Calibri font, all the work to get the margins and spacing right has been done for you. Just print and go! A4 size Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
Colour names resource cards & A4 display pack
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Colour names resource cards & A4 display pack

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Colour names resource cards & A4 display cards These are useful display and resource cards featuring the names of the colours. Great for classroom displays, teaching sessions, games and activities. This set contains: Word document and PDF for basic colour names (8) Word document and PDF for extended set of colour names (14) Word document and PDF for large display labels for extended set of colour names (14) Suitable for: Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten Formatted in popular Calibri font, all the work to get the margins and spacing right has been done for you. Just print and go! A4 size Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
Upper & Lower Case Alphabet  A4 Display Cards
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Upper & Lower Case Alphabet A4 Display Cards

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Upper & Lower Case Alphabet A4 Display Cards These are useful A4 classroom display cards featuring upper and lower case letters of the alphabet. Great for classroom displays, literacy sessions, phonics games and activities. Suitable for: Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten Formatted in popular Arial font, all the work to get the margins and spacing right has been done for you. Just print and go! A4 size Available in an editable Word format or a ready-to-print PDF.
Geography KS2 group task mountain ranges classroom activity
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Geography KS2 group task mountain ranges classroom activity

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Geography KS2 group task on mountain ranges This is a group task activity set, most suitable for Upper Key Stage Two children 9-11 years old. The task instructions page asks children to work together to make a display panel about one of the world’s mountain ranges, then present it to the class. The accompanying worksheet ‘Profile of a Mountain Environment’ helps to scaffold the task for children of different abilities. This task also supports English literacy objectives around using non-fiction sources. This task can take 1 to 2 lessons. Suitable for: Year 5 classes Year 6 classes A4 size Available in Word
Primary science KS2 wordsearch set electricity evolution classification heating light circulation
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Primary science KS2 wordsearch set electricity evolution classification heating light circulation

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Science KS2 topics vocabulary wordsearch set These are fun wordsearch activities designed to fit alongside the primary science curriculum in England. These activities are most suited to children aged 9-11 years. This set contains a wordsearch for each science topic. Each wordsearch has a solution key. The puzzles cover key vocabulary for: light, including some parts of the human eye electricity heating & cooling evolution classification circulation Great for teaching sessions, games and activities. The puzzles are in Word so that they can also be used on-screen (highlight the words) and the solution keys are in PDF. A4 size Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box and follow me on Facebook.
Mathematics KS1 data handling worksheet set: block graph, Carroll diagram, tally and pictogram
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Mathematics KS1 data handling worksheet set: block graph, Carroll diagram, tally and pictogram

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Mathematics KS1 Data Handling worksheet set This is a 10 worksheet set to support teaching around data handling, namely using and applying mathematics. The contents include different worksheet options for: Pictograms Carroll diagrams Bar charts Block graphs Tally charts Available in Word for easy editing. All images are creative commons via Bing search. Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box and follow me on Facebook.
Teacher reward certificate incentive A4 print and sign alternative colourway
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Teacher reward certificate incentive A4 print and sign alternative colourway

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Teacher reward certificate incentive A4 print and sign This is a certificate that teachers can use as a behaviour and work incentive . This can be printed, signed and sent home at the end of the day. Suitable for: Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten A4 size Ready-to-print PDF Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box
Name star reward chart labels classroom display resource A4
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Name star reward chart labels classroom display resource A4

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Name star reward chart labels for classroom displays These are useful star templates for children’s names, useful for reward charts, behaviour incentives and classroom display. Great for classroom displays, teaching sessions, games and activities. Suitable for: Nursery and early years settings Reception Classes KS1 classes Pre-school Kindergarten A4 size Available in an editable Word format. Please check out my other resources at Early Years and Primary Treasure Box