Minecraft Phonics Flashcards - a-z

Minecraft Phonics Flashcards - a-z

Minecraft - you may have heard of it, it's "a thing". This set of Minecraft phonics flashcards has letters a-z each with a corresponding Minecraft term. Images and words which will excite your students while still helping them learn the phonetic sounds and formation of all 26 letters. a - apple, b - bricks, c - cake, d - door, e - enchantment table, f - furnace g - glow stone, h - hopper, i - iron bars, j - jack o'Lantern, k - kitten, l - lever m - minecart, n - nether portal, o - obsidian, p - piston, q - quartz stairs r - redstone torch, s - sign, t - tripwire, u - update, v- vines, w - water, x - xbox, y - yellow wool, z - zombie pigman!
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Minecraft Phonics Video - a-z

Minecraft Phonics Video - a-z

Minecraft - if you can't beat them, join them. A short video with letters a-z and a phonetic Minecraft word to help children learn them. Images and words which will excite your students while still helping them learn the phonetic sounds and formation of all 26 letters. a - apple, b - bricks, c - cake, d - door, e - enchantment table, f - furnace g - glow stone, h - hopper, i - iron bars, j - jack o'Lantern, k - kitten, l - lever m - minecart, n - nether portal, o - obsidian, p - piston, q - quartz stairs r - redstone torch, s - sign, t - tripwire, u - update, v- vines, w - water, x - xbox, y - yellow wool, z - zombie pigman!
MaxHopwood
Minecraft Phonics - a-z

Minecraft Phonics - a-z

Minecraft - you may have heard of it, it's "a thing". Here is the first set of Minecraft phonics. Letters a-z and a corresponding minecraft term to accompany them. Images and words which will excite your students while still helping them learn the phonetic sounds and formation of all 26 letters. a - apple, b - bricks, c - cake, d - door, e - enchantment table, f - furnace g - glow stone, h - hopper, i - iron bars, j - jack o'Lantern, k - kitten, l - lever m - minecart, n - nether portal, o - obsidian, p - piston, q - quartz stairs r - redstone torch, s - sign, t - tripwire, u - update, v- vines, w - water, x - xbox, y - yellow wool, z - zombie pigman! Fully editable for you to adapt and fit to your students!
MaxHopwood
Minecraft Phonics Posters/flashcards - editable

Minecraft Phonics Posters/flashcards - editable

Minecraft - you may have heard of it, it's "a thing". Minecraft phonics. Letters a-z and a corresponding Minecraft term to accompany them. Images and words which will excite your students while still helping them learn the phonetic sounds and formation of all 26 letters. a - apple, b - bricks, c - cake, d - door, e - enchantment table, f - furnace g - glow stone, h - hopper, i - iron bars, j - jack o'Lantern, k - kitten, l - lever m - minecart, n - nether portal, o - obsidian, p - piston, q - quartz stairs r - redstone torch, s - sign, t - tripwire, u - update, v- vines, w - water, x - xbox, y - yellow wool, z - zombie pigman! Fully editable for you to adapt and fit to your students!
MaxHopwood
Targets for Maths/ICT learning

Targets for Maths/ICT learning

A set of A4 targets with points assigned to different rings and sectors. Ideal for : - Addition, Subtraction and maths activities - Sphero/Beebot programming targets - Table top games - Dice, Tiddle-y-winks, bean bag challenges 6 designs in total. Print/copy onto A3 and laminate for larger playing surfaces.
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Labelling the Body - Boy and Girl - Science

Labelling the Body - Boy and Girl - Science

Activity sheet with a drawn body in the centre. Labels for the upper, lower body and face provided. Students can cut and stick or link up with lines. Great to photocopy onto A3 to increase the image size. Individual, paired or group activity!
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Beebot prompt and activity resource - directions, control algorithm, computational thinking

Beebot prompt and activity resource - directions, control algorithm, computational thinking

Two activity sheets with Bee bot image, control breakdown and challenge space for independent learning. 1 - Sheet with instructions for use and control of Bee bot and a series of developing challenges for children to try. 2 - Sheet with the instructions then space for students or teacher to record their algorithm (instructions) so they can share/compare/hand in their solutions to a variety of challenges set out by the teacher.
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Science lesson on floating and sinking

Science lesson on floating and sinking

Captain Silver has a problem. He has to move his treasure but can only build his boat out of silver foil. How much treasure can he safely transport and what is the best design for his boat? Each student is given a set amount of aluminium foil and a short time to build a boar for Captain Silver. They are asked to predict how much it will hold and test their prediction. The class then reflect on the best designs and make some conclusions as to the best ideas for Captain Silvers challenge. You will need - Aluminium, Unifix cubes (or similar), a large tank of water/bath/sink.
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Easter Maths - under 20

Easter Maths - under 20

Two maths worksheets for reception/Y1 students to count on and add single digits. Introduction - Children asked to write numbers (0-29) into three rows of eggs. Challenge 1 - Children asked to add single digits with counter markers to help them count on. Totals all between 5-15. Challenge 2 - Children asked to fill in missing numbers in simple sums i.e. 3 + ? = 5
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Maps with labels, Continents, Oceans, European Union and UK

Maps with labels, Continents, Oceans, European Union and UK

Three maps with labels for students to attach. Map 1 - World map with continents and ocean labels to link. Atlantic, Arctic Pacific, Indian, Southern Antarctic, North America, South America, Africa, Australasia, Europe, Asia Map 2 - European map with all EU countries and their flags to link. Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden and the UK. Map 3 - United Kingdom map with four nations, flags and names to link. Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
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Animals - Design your own animal

Animals - Design your own animal

A4 & A3 activity for children to design and label their own animal. Prompt words given in boarder to help imagination. tusk, trunk, tail, foot, shell, beak, head, horn, ear, arm, fingers, nose, hands
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CVC writing phonics excercise

CVC writing phonics excercise

5 x sheets to help learn simple CVC spelling patterns 1 x Smart Notebook with the CVC words on to display on an IWB Each sheet looking at a particular vowel in CVC words. Children asked to complete the three words and then think of (draw and write) their own word with the vowel in the middle. A - cat, tap, pan E - net, ten, hen I - dig, pin, bin O - dog, mop, pot U - hut, duck, sun
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More or Less (PowerPoint) activity for Early Maths (Beans/Plants  and Eggs/Chicks)

More or Less (PowerPoint) activity for Early Maths (Beans/Plants and Eggs/Chicks)

Slides have (1-10) Beans or Eggs on one side the children are asked to count them then predict how many Plants or Chicks will appear. They are then asked to decide if this is more or less. Slides get progressively harder mostly under 10 but some stretch the children to count to 20 near the end. Beans - 12 slides - Each slide reveals the seeds which did not grow after children count. Eggs - 13 slides This activity was designed for a Reception class who were learning about life cycles, growing beans and hatching chicks, in the spring term. (Easily adaptable to simplify or extend as needed for your students)
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Animal Hangman game - SMART Notebook

Animal Hangman game - SMART Notebook

14 slides to be used as prompts for a spelling game. Children asked to guess letters. CT or students can then can write them where they think they go in the spaces provided. If the letter is incorrect then the CT draws one part of the drawing (head, body, arms. legs). Children need to spell word correctly before the CT draws the Hangman image. #Farm animals #Spelling #phonics #Handwriting
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Number sequencing  1-20

Number sequencing 1-20

SWF file so open with Internet Explorer or other browsers. Numbers, ordering, sequencing, game for PC, rotation activity Children complete challenges in order, sequencing 6 numbers. 1-6 3-8 7-12 10-15 12-17 15-20 Children have a time limit and can progress through 6 simple stages to completion.
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Hidden letters activity for the IWB or class computer - Phonics Phase 2-5

Hidden letters activity for the IWB or class computer - Phonics Phase 2-5

Each slide has a letter/grapheme hidden behind four panels which dissolve when they are clicked on. Can be displayed on IWB for group activity or Desktop/Laptop for more independent learning The graphemes are in UK phonics phase order. Phase 2 - s, a, t, p, i, n, m, d, g,o,c,k, ck,e,u,r, h, b, f, ff, l, ll, ss Phase 3 - j, v, w, x, y, z, zz, qu, ch, sh ,th , ng, ai ee, oa, oo, ar, or, ur, ow, oi, er, igh, ear, air, ure Phase 4 - st, nd, mp, nt, nk, ft, sk, lt, lp, lf, lk, pt, xt, tr, dr, gr, cr, br, fr, bl, fl, gl, pl, cl Phase 5 - ay, ou, ie, ea, oy, ir, ue, aw, ew, oe, au, ey, wh, ph, a-e, e-e, i-e, o-e, u-e Slides can be easily rearranged to extend challenge and reuse resource as a game/team quiz/ starter or independent activity. Children begin to predict while only seeing 1/4 of the grapheme thus truly embedding their grapheme recognition and speed recall. Great fun way to learn with young readers.
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Hidden numbers Power point for Early Maths  - Foundation Stage, KS1

Hidden numbers Power point for Early Maths - Foundation Stage, KS1

Slides 1-20 with the digits covered by four panels - each one dissolves when clicked on. Children can learn interactively with the IWB taking turns to remove panels and trying to guess what number/digits are hiding underneath. Slides can be reordered to make game reusable and allow for repeated independent learning. Skills Problem Solving, Number Sequencing, Counting, Teamwork, Predicting, Number recognition and group play.
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Guided Reading - About the setting

Guided Reading - About the setting

Differentiated activity sheet for students to describe the setting. Lined area for writing and boxes for drawing or text. Editable instruction box at the bottom. Literacy, Guided Reading, Setting, AF6, AF2, Describing a setting, location, story
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