It can get quite tricky to come up with new ways to teach the Reception tricky words. Here is a fun way to learn the first 6! The caterpillar is eating away all the leaves and the words are about to disappear. Help the tree by giving it new leaves with visible tricky words. Please leave a review.
Lots of fun Maths, rhyming and fine motor (scissor skills) Valentine’s Day themed activities to keep the little ones busy.
Mismatch Hearts - cut out the half hearts and make them whole again by sticking them back with their other half - fine motor/scissors skills.
Number bonds to 10 - count the coloured hearts and then the white ones, write the sums in the boxes.
Making 10 - fill the blank heart to make 10.
Counting hearts - count the hearts and write the number on the hearts above each box.
Colourful Hearts - colour in the correct number of hearts.
Ordering numbers to 10 - cut out the numbers and put them in order - fine motor/scissor skills.
Ordering numbers from smallest to largest - cut out the numbers and order them from smallest to largest - fine motor/scissor skills.
Cut out the hearts and fill the empty hearts with their matching pattern.
Symmetry - draw the other half of the heart.
Rhyming hearts - colour all the hearts that rhyme with RING in red.
Write down/cut out 6 words that rhyme with heart and stick them on the heart.
“Cat” rhyming words - colour in blue the words rhyming with cat and help baby fish swim back to his friends.
Doodle more flowers in the vase.
Cut out the hearts and sort them from lightest in colour to darkest.
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This is perfect for a Reception class. It includes Valentines themed number ordering, matching patterns and even a bit of doodling. A super fun way to practice scissor skills and fine motor skills on Valentines Day! Please leave a review.
Chinese New Year themed activities.
Count the tangerines in each box and write the number in the circle above each box.
Tangerine addition. Complete the addition sums.
Making 10 - fill in the missing number to make 10.
Counting in 2’s - count the lanterns by 2 and write the number in the circles.
Follow the pattern. Cut out the pictures under the line and stick them in the blank circles to follow the pattern.
Cut out the shapes and stick them in their corresponding boxes.
Put the dragon’s body back in order.
Fill in the missing numbers on the dragon.
Counting in 2’s - colour in red the following numbers 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20. Do you notice a pattern? Practice counting by 2’s
Make your own number dragon. Cut out the dragon head and tail and either numbers 1 to 10 or
Cut out the number cards and stick them back in order from 0 to 10 on a strip of green card.
Count the tangerines on each tree and write the number in the box.
Cut out the tangerines and put them in order from smallest to largest (numbers smaller than 10)
Cut out the tangerines and put them in order from smallest to largest (numbers bigger than 10).
Cut out the tangerine trees and stick them on a strip of red card from smallest to largest.
Think of 5 descriptive words to describe an ox. Write them in the boxes.
Think of 5 words that rhyme with ox. Write them in the boxes.
Doodle a dragon.
Can you draw a basket full of tangerines?
Chinese lantern number cards to 10 - cut and laminate.
Happy Chinese New Year!
“Sustainability” is no longer a challenging concept to teach in the Early Years! Download “A Tiger`s Story Sustainability” Project and be the one to encourage the youngest ones in your school to make a difference.
The pack includes:
A Tiger´s Storybook, planning and activities.
Through the tiger´s voice in the story, children will learn all about the importance of looking after the environment and by the end of the project they will be able to explain ways in which they can help the environment.
Together we can change the world!
Lots of different fun activities to go with your Chinese New Year topic. Activities include:
Put the dragon’s body back in order - 1 to 10 or 11 to 20
Can you draw a basket full of tangerines?
Count the tangerines on the tree and write the number in the box.
Put the tangerines in order from smallest to largest (numbers larger than 10)
Put the tangerines in order from smallest to largest (numbers smaller than 10)
Cut out the tangerine trees and put them in order from largest to smallest.
Doodle the dragon’s body.
Think of 5 words to describe an ox. Write them in the boxes.
Words rhyming with ox.
Follow the pattern. Cut out the pictures on the bottom of the page to copy the pattern
I created these Maths activities to link Maths lessons to our 2 week Songkran Theme. The activities include:
Matching numerals to quantity
Counting in two´s
Cutting and sticking a Songkran card back in the correct order
A Thai flag to colour in
Design your own pagoda activity
Continuing a flower patter
And Songkran themed number cards to 10
Songkran - Thai New Year
Celebrating culture and tradition around the world. This bundle includes:
A Picture book about the different annual rites performed during the Thai New Year; a colourful festivity celebrated each year in Thailand in April.
Planning you could follow to go with this topic
Maths activities linked to the topic
Celebrating Culture and Tradition Around the World:
Discover Songkran; a fun and colourful festivity that takes place every April in Thailand. Activities included.
Download the free Songkran Planning to go with this beautiful picture book and have fun teaching children all about the annual rites performed during the Thai New Year.
Songkran Number Cards - Odd and Even
I created these Songkran number cards to go with our 2 week Songkran Theme in the hope of making the concept of odd and even more visual for my students.
Download the file for free and laminate the number cards to use in class during your Numeracy lesson. A great way of linking Songkran to your Maths lesson!
Free PFD Picture Book
Help raise awareness in the youngest ones of the school through a simple story they can relate to.
Find out what will happen to the playground if you don´t look after it.
Keeping our playground and environment clean is simple. Find out how you can make a difference by joining the Kindergarten Rubbish Squad.
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If you would like the video version of the story please contact me for the link.
Inside this booklet you will find some ideas to link your Sustainability theme to Maths and other areas of the curriculum.
Design your own kindergarten rubbish squad mask
Role play idea
Butterfly and tree symmetry
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Counting to 10⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Counting in 2’s
Seesaw activity ideas
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Learning about cultures and traditions
Through this free picture book children will learn about the Thai Loi Krathong festival that takes place on the night of the 12th lunar month which is usually in November.
A picturesque festival where people gather around lakes, canals and rivers to pay respects to the goddess of water by releasing lotus shaped rafts into the water.
An activity booklet is also available linking the festival to your Literacy and Maths planning.
If you would like a video version of the story send me a DM on Instagram @Pepa_od.
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Celebrating Different Cultures and Traditions
Every year children learn about and celebrated Thanks Giving, Christmas, Hanukkah, Diwali, Chinese New Year etc. Discover Songrkan; another fun and colourful festivity celebrated every April in Thailand. A great opportunity to teach your children all about Thailand and how they celebrate their New Year.
7 different activities that could be linked to Geography, Maths, Art and even Technology.