Problem Solving & Reasoning KS1

Problem Solving & Reasoning KS1

A wide selection of tried and tested contextual problemsolving activities covering all aspects of the KS1 maths curriculum including number, money, fractions, time and measures that can be completed individually or great as collaborative activities. Ideal for Floorbook lessons (see images included) and for evidencing learning at 'greater depth.' All activities are very easily adapted to suit the needs of your class. More resources @ https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Whitley01
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Christmas fun pack KS1

Christmas fun pack KS1

In this bundle is a Christmas Quiz with 5 handout rounds including: guess who, mystery objects, Christmas movies, gifts (12 days of Christmas) and a bonus round. Also included is a fun Christmas Crackers Codebreaking activity using 24 Christmas jokes - can the children crack the code to reveal the punchlines and a selection of PowerPoints that can be used for reinforcing phonics/spelling during the festive period. An ideal pack for the week before Christmas!
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The Ultimate Art Package

The Ultimate Art Package

A collection of PowerPoints to use as a stimulus for children's own artworks based on famous artists including Chagall, Klee, Rousseau, Matisse, Warhol, Romero Britto, Hokusai and Yayoi Kusama. Also included abstract self -portraits by Sandra Silberzweig and Amate bark paintings! Use as a stimulus for experimenting with self portraits, pop art, watercolours, colour mixing, poitillism, painting with scissors, blow painting and zentangles! Suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2.
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Fairytale News KS1

Fairytale News KS1

This is a collection of resources to use for reporting on Fairytale news. This pack includes a PowerPoint of Fairytale crimes to discuss and use as a stimulus for children's own writing along with blank newspaper templates and crime scene images. Also included is a PowerPoint focussing on headlines and images for children to use when writing their own headlines. There is a sample copy of a news report linked to Little Red Riding Hood which can be used to identify the features of a new report (I used post-it notes with my class for them to label the parts) and a planning template to 'box up' ideas for their own reports. A useful wanted poster template is also included to help capture the Fairytale villains whilst promoting the use of expanded noun phrases!
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Fairytale Fun KS1

Fairytale Fun KS1

This pack includes PowerPoints and activities to use when writing Fairytale news, resources to set up your own Fairytale estate agents and a collection of fun code cracking activities linked to Fairytale crimes!
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Christmas Crackers Codebusters KS1

Christmas Crackers Codebusters KS1

A fun Christmas activity for KS1. Children use the top secret code to find the punchlines to a selection of Christmas cracker jokes! There are 24 jokes included in this pack. Ideal as a stimulus for your own class Christmas joke competition too!
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Christmas Quiz KS1

Christmas Quiz KS1

A fun Christmas Quiz for KS1 which has 5 rounds including Powerpoint, handouts, quiz answers and certificates for the winners. Round 1 is guess who, round 2 guess the object, round 3 is Christmas movies, round 4 is gifts related to the 12 days of Christmas and the bonus round is naming characters from Frozen, Snow White's dwarves and Santa's reindeers. Happy Quizmas!
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Christmas Phonics Phases 2-5

Christmas Phonics Phases 2-5

A collection of five PowerPoints and four activity sheets that can be used to reinforce phonics during the festive period. Visit Santa's workshop and help the elves by making a list of all the toys (editable) or have a go at scribing the gifts from 'my true love' during the 12 days of Christmas. Could be used as an informal assessment tool to review sounds taught.
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Christmas fun pack KS1

Christmas fun pack KS1

In this bundle is a Christmas Quiz with 5 handout rounds including: guess who, mystery objects, Christmas movies, gifts (12 days of Christmas) and a bonus round. Also included is a fun Christmas Crackers Codebreaking activity using 24 Christmas jokes - can the children crack the code to reveal the punchlines and a selection of PowerPoints that can be used for reinforcing phonics/spelling during the festive period. An ideal pack for the week before Christmas!
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Plants Pack KS1

Plants Pack KS1

A collection of activity ideas and resource sheets for teaching plants in KS1. This pack includes: labelling a flower/tree, bean tweet sheets (to record observations when growing own beans), I spy plants for identifying/naming common plants, mystery objects task, Gimme 5 hand for identifying the needs of a plant linked to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dUBIQ1fTRzI, egg box challenge scavenger hunt (stick the challenge sheet to the lid of the egg box and let the children fill their box with objects to match the key words) and Teeny Tiny Treasure Hunt (using film canisters or an alternative small container), botany challenge for children to design and label their own new species of plant, seed packet templates and a selection of science starters to promote the use of children talking and reasoning scientifically.
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Writing Bundle KS1 using Talk 4 Writing

Writing Bundle KS1 using Talk 4 Writing

How to write instructions and narratives with templates and examples used during Talk 4 Writing sessions in Key Stage 1. Also included in this bundle is a PowerPoint used during introductory training to T4W.
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Book Trail: Books are brilliant for KS1

Book Trail: Books are brilliant for KS1

A fun activity that can be carried out indoors or outdoors depending on the weather! All you need to do is print out the clues all linked to well-known story books (laminate) and lay out the trail. Children can work in pairs/teams to answer the questions and decipher the secret message! Answer sheets and certificates included. This activity is editable and would be a great introduction to a reading challenge or a 'My favourite book day.'
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Inference skills pack KS1

Inference skills pack KS1

This pack includes: What's in the teacher's bag? Mystery neighbours - collect a bin bag full of clues to share with the class and see if they can solve the mystery - commented on as 'an exciting and engaging' lesson in a recent Ofsted (images of ideas for clues included). A mystery letter - can the children use the clues to infer who the sender might be? (Example included) Using movie trailers for children to make inferences before they see the film is a great way to promote inference skills - editable template provided! Watch the movie trailers and see if the children's inferences remain the same. The Perfect Gift - using inference skills to determine a suitable gift for fairytale characters based on evidence from the stories. For more practical resources visit: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Whitley01 Please leave a review.
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End of  Term activities

End of Term activities

This bundle includes a range of fun, interactive activities to keep your class busy in the last week of term There is a 'Smartypants' quiz, MI5 Maths coding activities, a book trail, orienteering course and certificates and nomination forms for an end of year class awards - no planning needed!
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Orienteering/Trail KS1

Orienteering/Trail KS1

Are you looking for a fun outdoor activity? This is a very popular activity at my school - all you need to do is print out the 12 stations and laminate (optional!) then position them around your outdoor area. You can provide the children with a map so it is more of an orienteering task or just set it up as a trail. The children then work in groups/pairs to visit each station, read and answer the questions (which are a mix of English, maths, science and geography) recording their answers on the sheet provided along with the blue symbol. At the end of the course the children will have collected 11 letters and station 12 gives them a final hint to work out the secret message. This resource is easily edited to suit your needs and there are certificates included for all children who complete the course!
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End of year Class Awards

End of year Class Awards

And the winner is . . . . . . Let your class nominate their peers (nomination form included) for each of the categories and hold your own awards show! I have used this activity for the last three years and it is always a huge hit with the kids. This pack includes 16 editable certificates including: Biggest Smile, Awesome Author, Maths Magician, Shooting Star (Drama), Keeps us laughing award, ICT Whizz and a blank template so your class could even invent some of the awards themselves! Buy as part of an end of term bundle here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/end-of-year-fun-pack-11664948
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Word Groups Scoot: Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs

Word Groups Scoot: Nouns, adjectives, verbs and adverbs

A fun get up and go 'Scoot' game ideal for Year 2 children. Print out the 16 A4 sentence cards (laminate) and position around your classroom or outdoor area. The children visit each station, read the sentence, identify the word from the chosen word group and record it on their record sheet (also a useful activity for reinforcing the four sentence types). A great lesson starter or end of unit/SATs preparation activity. Buy this resource as a bumper package here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spag-pack-for-year-2-11633421
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Once upon a crime . . . .. The Fairytale Crimes

Once upon a crime . . . .. The Fairytale Crimes

A range of maths activities and code breaking linked to Traditional Tales aimed at KS1 or KS2 with editable activity sheets. Perfect for end of term! For more practical activities and resources visit: www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Whitley01
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Fairytale Estate Agents - Literacy Bundle KS1

Fairytale Estate Agents - Literacy Bundle KS1

Suitable for EYFS or KS1 an adaptable PowerPoint with Fairytale houses on and a selection of property details which could be used as a reading task, writing stimulus or to set up your own Fairytale Estate Agents role play area. For more practical activities and resorces visit: www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/Whitley01
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SPaG Scoot Game: Indoor or outdoor trail

SPaG Scoot Game: Indoor or outdoor trail

Are you looking for a fun way to test your children's SPaG skills? This get up and go game is ideal for practising SATs style questions and checking pupils knowledge of the Y2 SPaG curriculum in an active way. All you have to do is print out the 20 A4 question cards (laminate) and set out your trail indoors or outdoors. Children then visit each station in pairs/groups, read the questions, discuss their ideas and record their answers on the sheet provided. I have also used this 'Scoot' game as an activity for parents at our KS1 workshops to give them an idea of the type of questions their children will be given in the end of KS1 SATs. Buy this resource as a bumper package here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spag-pack-for-year-2-11633421
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Coordination and subordination Scoot Games

Coordination and subordination Scoot Games

Two fun and interactive get up and go 'Scoot' games ideal for Year 2 linked to coordination and subordination. Print out the A4 cards (laminate) and place them around your classroom or outdoor area. The children then visit each station, read the sentence, identify the coordinating or subordinating conjunction and record on their individual record sheets to build up their own word bank. Both resources are editable and the subordination version is linked to the stories of Roald Dahl. Buy these resources as a bumper package here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spag-pack-for-year-2-11633421
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Code Crackers - Maths KS1

Code Crackers - Maths KS1

A series of PowerPoints and activity sheets aimed at KS1 but easily adaptable for KS2 which contain fun tasks linked to code breaking and packed with loads of maths activities. Once children have graduated from spy school they can tackle the Fairytale & Nursery Rhyme crimes! Perfect for end of term or for a whole school maths day!
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Apostrophes for singular possession - Alien Apostrophes

Apostrophes for singular possession - Alien Apostrophes

A PowerPoint introduction - It's the last day at alien school and the teacher needs help to sort out the lost property! Children can practise using apostrophes by using individual whiteboards to write sentences to match the images on the PowerPoint then make up their own sentences using the activity sheet that is included or inventing their own aliens and objects. A useful lesson also for reinforcing phonic skills (alien names) and writing expanded noun phrases. Buy this resource as a bumper package here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/spag-pack-for-year-2-11633421
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