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 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, a PowerPoint and fun group challenge linked to Christmas Around the World 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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Christmas Bar Modelling - DecemBAR!

Christmas Bar Modelling - DecemBAR!

Following the success of 'BARvember' these Christmas themed problems will be used throughout 'DecemBAR' (sign included) with my class to continue to promote problem-solving. In this pack there are 10 editable problems aimed at Year 2. I have been incentivising my class with all correct answers going into a prize draw to win a 'bar' of choccie at the end of the week!
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Christmas Bar Modelling - DecemBAR!

Christmas Bar Modelling - DecemBAR!

Following the success of 'BARvember' these Christmas themed problems will be used throughout 'DecemBAR' (sign included) with my class to continue to promote problem-solving. In this pack there are 10 editable problems aimed at Year 2. I have been incentivising my class with all correct answers going into a prize draw to win a 'bar' of choccie at the end of the week!
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Maths Hinge Questions Year 2

Maths Hinge Questions Year 2

A Powerpoint of maths questions using images and varied representations to elicit children's understanding of mathematical concepts including: place value, addition and subtraction, money, multiplication and division, fractions and shape. These questions work well to support a mastery approach to mathematics.
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Maths  Talk and Reason bundle

Maths Talk and Reason bundle

This bundle includes problem solving and reasoning tasks, images for maths meetings to promote the use of mathematical language and maths 'hinge' questions linked to varied representations all of which support teaching for mastery.
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Instructions - How to make marvellous medicine!

Instructions - How to make marvellous medicine!

A PowerPoint used during a Talk 4 Writing lesson on writing instructions using George's Marvellous Medicine as a stimulus. This resource includes 'boxing up' templates, a reading task and a 'bottle' template for the children to illustrate their own 'marvellous medicine' concoctions (works well enlarged to A3).
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Christmas Around the World

Christmas Around the World

This resource includes a PowerPoint showing Christmas customs and traditions in 10 countries around the world (UK, France, Spain, Germany, Finland, Brazil, USA, Madagascar, Japan and Australia). There is a group challenge to make a Christmas Tree and add baubles with flags on and pictures depicting Christmas in each of the different countries (bauble template included).
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Spelling patterns - words ending in le

Spelling patterns - words ending in le

This resource includes a PowerPoint with activities and Top Tips for spelling words ending in le. Also included: mystery words, crossword puzzle, word hunt task, spelling detective activity and Spelling Bump game.
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Great Fire of London Assembly with a twist!

Great Fire of London Assembly with a twist!

This fun and humorous class assembly, used with a Year 2 class, is linked to popular TV shows and the Great Fire of London. There are appearances from Thomas Farriner on The Great British Bakeoff, Samuel Pepys and King Charles II are interviewed on BBC News and The Strictly Come Dancing professionals perform a fire dance. The script also includes parts for the children to take on the role of their teachers with a Beat the Teacher quiz at the end! A PowerPoint is included to use as a backdrop if an IWB is available.
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Flat Stanley Assembly

Flat Stanley Assembly

This assembly which was used with a Year 2 class is based on an episode of Wish You Were Here. Flat Stanley travels around the globe reporting on different countries with help from the people he meets on his travels and the cast back in the studio. It includes singing, dancing (performing the Haka!), speaking in french, Kung Fu punctuation and lots of amazing facts!
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Great Fire of London assembly

Great Fire of London assembly

This is a Great Fire of London assembly with a twist as it is performed during a talent competition! I used this script with Year 2 as a fun take on Britain's Got Talent with performances from: The Pudding Lane drama club reenacting events from the Great Fire, the Red Hot Skipping Crew performing skipping tricks, Flame and Smoke with some fire poetry, Combustion do a fire dance, The Bright Sparks with a counting rap and Luminosity the class choir singing London's Burning - oh and a few surprise appearances from Thomas Farriner!
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St Bede activity pack

St Bede activity pack

This resource includes a PowerPoint all about the life of St Bede, pictures to sort into a timeline, a PowerPoint with examples of illuminated letters, templates for children to design their own illuminated letters and a blank stained glass window template.
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World Book Day activity pack KS1

World Book Day activity pack KS1

A collection of resources that are ideal for World Book Day. This collection includes resources to make a Matilda themed book door where children create the covers of their favourite books, templates for making marvellous medicine, designing a new chocolate bar, filling a dream jar, making a door hanger and character/book crowns to let reading go to your head! Also included: a book scavenger hunt, a guess who game, blank comic strips and a solve the story task. Last book day I held a 'Short & Tweet' writing competition which was very popular and very amusing too - template and certificates included!
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Homework - Takeaway Menus to enhance learning

Homework - Takeaway Menus to enhance learning

This is a collection of 13 'Topic Takeaway' menus used to enhance homework and extend learning outside of the classroom. Topics covered include: All about me, Traditional Tales, Fire, Seaside, Toys, Olympics, Art, Animals, Famous people, Extreme Earth, Flat Stanley and India. There is an editable template also included for your own ideas.
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KS1 Science bundle

KS1 Science bundle

This pack includes a range of science starters to get children talking, debating, reasoning and explaining. Also included: living things & their habitats pack, plants pack, materials CSI investigation, STEM egg drop challenge activity and extension ideas/review cards.
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World Book Day KS1 Smartypants Quiz

World Book Day KS1 Smartypants Quiz

A fun quiz that could be used on World Book Day. This quiz consists of 5 handout rounds including: Who am I? Guess who? Where? Terrific Titles and Amazing Authors. There is a Powerpoint to accompany the quiz, answer sheet and certificates.
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KS1 Quiz bundle

KS1 Quiz bundle

This is a collection of fun quizzes that can be used in KS1. The bundle includes an end of term quiz, Christmas quiz, a book quiz suitable for World Book Day and Millionaire Games.
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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!
Whitley01
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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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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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 are five sample copies of news reports (linked to Little Red Riding Hood, The Gingerbread Man, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Jack and the Beanstalk and The Three Little Pigs) which can be used to identify the features of news reports (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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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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