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Welcome to Goodeyedeers - the home of quality resources for primary teachers. Visit us and check out some great ideas. I'm Mike Jackson, a former primary headteacher. I've teamed up with a fellow retiree David Horner who was a freelance children's poet delivering poetry workshops to children and teachers in schools across this country and abroad. Between us, we bring an extensive wealth of knowledge and experience to the task of creating quality resources.

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Welcome to Goodeyedeers - the home of quality resources for primary teachers. Visit us and check out some great ideas. I'm Mike Jackson, a former primary headteacher. I've teamed up with a fellow retiree David Horner who was a freelance children's poet delivering poetry workshops to children and teachers in schools across this country and abroad. Between us, we bring an extensive wealth of knowledge and experience to the task of creating quality resources.
Writing Kennings Poetry
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Writing Kennings Poetry

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This free resource is to give you an idea of the quality of resources we are creating at ‘Goodeyedeers.’ It is a full lesson that will show children how to create their own kennings poems. An animated reading of ‘Kennings For Kevin’ by the author David Horner is embedded in the presentation. This reading is also included as a separate mp4 file and could be used as a lesson starter. If you enjoy this then please have a look at our other resources and don’t forget to leaves us a review. Many thanks.
Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Task Cards
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Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers - Task Cards

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This set of 40 task cards is designed to give children opportunities to develop their knowledge of improper fractions and mixed numbers. This set of 40 task cards looks at improper fractions and mixed numbers. On each card the children are asked to either change a mixed number to an improper fraction or an improper fraction to a mixed number. The cards can be used in a variety of ways by individual children, pairs, small groups and even the whole class. Here are a few ways you might use them: Pairs can work together to solve cards and then quiz each other. They can be used as an enrichment or revision activity for children who finish their work early. You can use task cards with simple traditional board games. The child has to solve a card before they can take their turn. Take them home as homework.
Zentangle Animals to Colour
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Zentangle Animals to Colour

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Your children will love colouring these 5 zentangle animal designs. They are perfect to use for early finishers or wet playtimes and look great as a display. Your children will enjoy showing their creative flair while colouring these designs. They are suitable for all ages and are a great way for your children to unwind and relax.
Adding and Subtracting Fractions Task Cards
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Adding and Subtracting Fractions Task Cards

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In this set you will find 32 task cards about adding and subtracting fractions. This set of 32 task cards looks at addition and subtraction of fractions. The answer sheet has room for the children to show their working out. The cards can be used in a variety of ways by individual children, pairs, small groups and even the whole class. Here are a few ways you might use them: Pairs can work together to solve cards and then quiz each other. They can be used as an enrichment or revision activity for children who finish their work early. You can use task cards with simple traditional board games. The child has to solve a card before they can take their turn. Take them home as homework.
Spellings Task Cards
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Spellings Task Cards

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Two sets of task cards - 64 cards in total. These cards give children in Years 5 and 6 activities to familiarize themselves with words/spellings in the Year 5/6 National Curriculum Word List. If you find this resource useful please leave a review.
Poetry Writing Ideas for Younger Children
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Poetry Writing Ideas for Younger Children

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In this video for teachers David Horner, our very own children’s poet in residence here at Goodeyedeers, talks you through a variety of poetry writing ideas all using the word ‘when’. You will find out about how to get your children to write: 7 line week poems 4 line seasons poems 12 line calendar poems festival poems poems for special occasions mood poems weather poems David finishes by going through, in detail, how to write a weather poem. All the money raised from the sale of our resources we donate to a local charity for children called MedEquip4Kids. We hope you enjoy this resource. If you do we would much appreciate you leaving us a review and don’t forget to tell your colleagues and friends about us.
Punctuation Task Cards
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Punctuation Task Cards

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24 free punctauation task cards for KS2 children. This set of 24 task cards looks at punctuation facts. The cards cover semi- colons, question marks, exclamation marks, colons, speech marks and apostrophes. The cards can be used in a variety of ways by individual children, pairs, small groups and even the whole class. If you find this resource useful please leave us a review and visit the Goodeyedeers Shop for more ideas.
Advent Calendar Puzzles
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Advent Calendar Puzzles

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In this free resource there is a PowerPoint with an Advent Calendar made up of 25 snowmen. Behind each snowman is a puzzle for your children to explore. The puzzles include: word puzzles maths puzzles writing ideas geography recipes matchstick puzzles The resource also includes the answers both as a PowerPoint and as a PDF document.
Christmas Gift Tags to Colour
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Christmas Gift Tags to Colour

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Within this free PDF there are 18 different Christmas gift tags for your children to cut out and colour. Here are links to more great Christmas resources from Goodeyedeers: A ready-made Christmas Carol Service where a group of animals tell the Christmas story. A PowerPoint lesson showing the children how to write some Cool Christmas Kennings. A PowerPoint lesson all about Wonderfully Whacky Alliterating Christmas Recipes. A series of templates for the children to make and colour their own Christmas Cards and Envelopes.
Christmas Bookmarks to Colour
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Christmas Bookmarks to Colour

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20 great Christmas bookmarks to colour in and use. The PDF contains 4 bookmarks per page. All the money raised from the sale of this resource goes to a children’s charity called MedEqup4Kids. If you find this resource useful then please let us know.
Halloween - PowerPoint Lesson - Writing Spine-Chilling Haiku Poems
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Halloween - PowerPoint Lesson - Writing Spine-Chilling Haiku Poems

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Show your children how to write some great spine-chilling Halloween Haiku poems. Ideal for children in KS2 and lower KS3. The PowerPoint lesson takes you through the process. It starts by explaining what a Haiku poem is and then has the children recognising and counting syllables. They then have a chance to complete some half-finished Haiku. This can be done as a whole class, in pairs or groups or individually. Finally, the children are given some picture prompts to help get them started on writing their own scary Halloween Haiku. The Teachers’ Notes are written in the form of a script explaining what is contained in each slide of the PowerPoint and giving suggestions for you to explore with the children. All the money raised from the sale of this resource we donate to a local charity for children called MedEquip4Kids. We hope you enjoy this resource. If you do we would much appreciate you leaving us a review and don’t forget to tell your colleagues and friends about us.
Christmas Mandalas - Cards and Pictures to Colour
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Christmas Mandalas - Cards and Pictures to Colour

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These Christmas patterned mandalas colouring pages and cards are great for this time of year. The pack contains 10 different designs in total: 10 Christmas Cards each with a Christmas mandala, a greeting and a gnome to colour. 10 A4 sized pictures with the a Christmas mandala pattern and a Christmas greeting to colour. 10 A4 sized pictures with just the Christmas mandala pattern to colour. **For more great ideas to use in the classroom visit the Goodeyedeers Blog ** The money raised from the sale of this resource goes to a children’s charity called MedEquip4Kids
Christmas Colouring Pages and Writing Pages
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Christmas Colouring Pages and Writing Pages

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This resources contains 10 detailed Christmas scenes for your children to colour. Also included are 15 writing papers: 5 are lined pages with Christmas border 5 are half and half pages with Christmas border 5 are blank pages with Christmas border We hope you enjoy this resource and we would love some feedback. For more great ideas to use in the classroom visit the Goodeyedeers Blog and visit us on Pinterest and Twitter.
Christmas Gnomes Bookmarks
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Christmas Gnomes Bookmarks

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A set of fun Christmas bookmarks featuring our very own unique Christmas gnomes. 18 Bookmarks in all. One set is in back and white for your children to colour. The other set is already coloured for your children to use straight away. All the money raised from the sale of our resources goes to a UK children’s charity called MedEquip4Kids Created by Goodeyedeers © 2020
Halloween Gnomes Bookmarks
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Halloween Gnomes Bookmarks

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A set of fun Halloween bookmarks. One set is in back and white for your children to colour. The other set is already coloured for your children to use straight away. All the money raised from the sale of our resources goes to a UK children’s charity called MedEquip4Kids Created by Goodeyedeers © 2020
Editable Halloween Banners
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Editable Halloween Banners

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Brighten up your classroom with this editable Halloween banner set. This pack includes eight different EDITABLE banner templates in three different sizes. Pre-made banners are NOT included. To customize your banner, simply insert a text box and type. Each template size measures: Small - approx. 3.5 x 5 inches Medium - approx. 5 x 7 inches Large - approx. 7 x 10 inches Please note the editable templates in this product require the use of PowerPoint or Keynote to be edited properly. Where To Find Us? Our blog is the place for lots of free writing ideas and resources. On Twitter @goodeyedeers On Pinterest - Goodeyedeers
Halloween Creative Writing Ideas  - Workbook for Children
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Halloween Creative Writing Ideas - Workbook for Children

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This resource is designed to be photocopied so that each child has a booklet of exciting Halloween writing activities they can complete. This writing booklet is a chance for the children in your class to let their thoughts go wild! There are ideas for writing scary poems and even scarier stories. They might come up with some fearsome spells to frighten their teacher or write some creepy cinquain poems. Once they have finished this book they will have written: A Halloween Tanka poem Five scary six word stories A bewitching alphabet story Four fearsome spells Some frightening ‘What If’s’ Two creepy cinquain poems … and a police report to help capture a gruesome monster! When the children have completed their booklet they will have a variety of original pieces of writing to share with you and the class. If you enjoy this resource then please let us know and don’t forget to tell your friends. Many thanks. All the money raised from the sale of this resource goes to a local charity for children called MedEquip4Kids.
Valentine's Day Quiz
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Valentine's Day Quiz

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What do you know about Valentine’s Day? Try our exciting Valentine’s Day Quiz to discover why the heart is a symbol of love or what people in Japan do on Valentine’s Day? If you enjoy this resource please tell your friends and colleagues and don’t forget to leave us a review. Our other Valentine’s Day resources are: Valentine’s Day Haiku 5 Valentine’s Day Writing Ideas
Five Valentine's Day Writing Ideas
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Five Valentine's Day Writing Ideas

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Your children are going to love these five Valentine’s Day writing ideas. Each one contains activities that will have all your children writing. They include: Valentine’s Day Cinquain Poems Valentine’s Day Acrostic Countdown to Valentine’s Day A secret Valentine’s Day poem An ‘If only…’ Valentine’s Day poem If you enjoy this resource please tell your friends and colleagues about us. You might also like to check out our other Valentine’s Day resources: Valentine’s Day Haiku Valentine’s Day Quiz
Valentine's Day Haiku
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Valentine's Day Haiku

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In this lesson the children will learn what a haiku poem is and how to count syllables. They will then work together to complete some Valentine’s Day haiku before going off and writing some of their own. If you enjoy this resource please tell your friends and colleagues about us. You might also like to look at our other Valentine’s Day resources: Valentine’s Day Quiz Five Valentine’s Day Writing Ideas