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Another SEN teacher sharing resources that worked well in his classroom, in an attempt to make the life of new teachers easier and share some teaching concepts on the way too.

Another SEN teacher sharing resources that worked well in his classroom, in an attempt to make the life of new teachers easier and share some teaching concepts on the way too.
Grow a Plant - Board Game
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Grow a Plant - Board Game

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A board game that you can play in the classroom or at home. Children learn how to take turns and learn what seeds need to grow to become plants. You will need: • 1 x Game board • 4 x Players cards • 1 x dice (not provided) • 16 x Plant cards • 4 x Counters (not provided) Rules: Place all the plant cards in the middle of the board. Each player gets a player’s card (Seed, Sun, Water) and place their counter on the Start. Each time they cross the Start, players can tick one of their seed boxes. Players try to collect water and sun in order to grow their seeds into plants. Once they have all three (seed, water and sun), they can have a plant card. The aim of the game is to complete your card by growing 4 plants. Be careful, if you land on a caterpillar or the boots, then your plant is taken away from you and you need to grow another one. Also the bird will eat one of you seeds if you land on it. Good luck!
The Angry Volcano (PSHE Book)
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The Angry Volcano (PSHE Book)

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Use this book in your home or classroom to introduce key emotions such as anger and calmness to your children. Also ideal for assemblies to stimulate discussions about the feeling of anger.
Benny the Blend-In Bunny - Book + Activities (KS1)
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Benny the Blend-In Bunny - Book + Activities (KS1)

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Why don’t you bring Benny, the Blend-In Bunny in your classroom next week? A story about Benny, an invisible bunny that found that being different wasn’t that bad after all! Now with a YouTube video introducing the character through an interactive spotting game. This is a bundle of activities that encourage children to practise reading skills such as prediction and sequencing. Additional activities include designing a book cover, a counting bunnies activity and a writing activity.
Build a Castle -Board Game
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Build a Castle -Board Game

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A board game that you can play in the classroom or at home. Children learn about the different classes of people that lived in Medieval Ages. You will need: • 1 x Game board • 1 x dice (not provided) • 4 x Counters (not provided) Rules: Each player gets a player’s card and place their counter at the Start. The aim of the game is to collect all the characters (king, queen, nobles, knights, peasants, slaves) in order to build your own castle and kingdom. The person that collects all of the characters first is the winner. Good luck!
Dealing with Anger Activities (Based on the The Angry Volcano Book)
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Dealing with Anger Activities (Based on the The Angry Volcano Book)

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The Angry Volcano (available on iTunes and TES for free) introduces key emotions such as anger and calmness to your children. It's also ideal for assemblies to stimulate discussions about the feeling of anger. Dealing with Anger, is an activity that creates a platform for teachers and parents to help children explore strategies to defeat the Angry Volcano and calm themselves down. Please share your feedback.
Santa’s Reindeers - Christmas Board Game
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Santa’s Reindeers - Christmas Board Game

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A Christmas board game to play with your children at home or at school. Collect all the reindeers and help Santa deliver the presents in time for Christmas. You will need (for 4 players): • 1 x Game board (included) • 4 x Players cards (included) • 1 x dice • 4 x Counters Rules Each player takes a reindeer card and place their counter on the Start. The aim of the game is to collect Santa’s 8 reindeers and Rudolf. Every time a player lands on a reindeer, he/she can tally or draw a reindeer. Interesting fact: In traditional lore, Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeers: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder and Blixem with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
Popcorn Subtraction Problems (0-20)
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Popcorn Subtraction Problems (0-20)

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A combination of words and pictures problems to allow children to access word problems. Recomended for children that may find word problems daunting due to the level of reading involve such as EAL and children with special educational needs. Actual Popcorn recomended!
Popcorn Addition Word Problems (0-10)
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Popcorn Addition Word Problems (0-10)

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A combination of words and pictures problems to allow children to access word problems. Recomended for children that may find word problems daunting due to the level of reading involve such as EAL and children with special educational needs. Actual Popcorn recomended!
My Great Big House (Number Picture Book )
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My Great Big House (Number Picture Book )

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Download a free copy of the new picture book focusing on numbers by Stavros Savva. Also find attached all the numbers used in the book as separate clip arts. Also available on iTunes for free.
Calling 999 Mobile Phone Visual Aid
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Calling 999 Mobile Phone Visual Aid

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Teach your class how to call 999 by creating their own smart phone Home Screen using the template provided. Once folded, at the back of the phone, they can find a visual aid of the steps before and after calling 999. Recommended for props for role-play and as an aid for writing instructions to calling 999. Symbols provided by Widgit Symbols © Widgit Software 2002-2018 - www.widgit.com
The Wind and the Sun (Talk for Writing)
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The Wind and the Sun (Talk for Writing)

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These resources were part of a training session for secondary school students visiting primary schools in Ghana to teach English for a period of two weeks. The students were taught how to introduce a story by using Talk for Writing, a teaching style developed by Pie Corbett. The story of ‘The Wind and the Sun’ was used as an example during the training session with the intention that each group of students will choose a different story to adapt and teach in Ghana. The expectation was that the Ghanaian students could speak some English so a Talk for Writing approach could benefit them due to its visual and kinesthetic emphasis on storytelling. The method of Talk for Writing enables children to imitate the language they need for a particular topic orally before reading and analysing it. Resources available The Wind and the Sun story adapted for EAL primary school children Training Booklet with instructions and examples of weekly and daily planning A story map using pictograms A visual bank with the key vocabulary Masks of the main characters
The Leaf That Didn't Like Change! - Book + Activities (KS1)
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The Leaf That Didn't Like Change! - Book + Activities (KS1)

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Why don’t you bring The Leaf That Didn’t Like Change! to your classroom next week? A story of a leaf that didn’t like change so he never left his tree. Now with a video adaptation available on YouTube. This is a bundle of activities that encourage children to practise reading skills such as inference, prediction and sequencing. Posters of objects and characters in the story area also available. The activities that accompany this book are designed to begin the unit of work so feel free to create your own as you introduce The Leaf That Didn’t Like Change! to your classroom.
The Shy Coconut - Book + Activities (KS1)
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The Shy Coconut - Book + Activities (KS1)

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Why don’t you bring The Shy Coconut to your classroom next week? A story of a shy coconut and how he overcame his shyness. Now with a video adaptation available on YouTube. This is a bundle of activities that encourage children to practise reading skills such as inference, prediction and sequencing. Additional activities include worksheets on changing the ending of the story, possessive apostrophes, labelling and describing characters. A visual word bank and posters of objects and characters in the story area also available. The activities that accompany this book are designed to begin the unit of work so feel free to create your own as you introduce The Shy Coconut to your classroom.
The Lonely Pirate - Book + Activities (KS1)
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The Lonely Pirate - Book + Activities (KS1)

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Why don’t you bring The Lonely Pirate to your classroom next week? A story about a lonely pirate and her adventures on an island - a picture book that also introduces children to the days of the week. Now with a video adaptation available on YouTube. This is a bundle of activities that encourages children to practise reading skills such as inference, sequencing, prediction and retelling a story. Additional activities include worksheets on changing the story and adding your own characters, worksheets on possessive apostrophes and spelling the days of the week, and labeling and describing characters in the story. The bundle also includes posters of objects and characters in the story for classroom displays. If you liked the The Lonely Pirate Bundle, check The Shy Coconut Bundle another story taking place in an island.