The Rainbow Fish

The Rainbow Fish

A selection of activities used in Early Years linked to the Rainbow Fish. Includes Literacy and Numeracy activities such as taking away scales, sharing scales, retelling story, think, say and feel, sorry letter and numicon substraction.
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The Papaya that Spoke

The Papaya that Spoke

Some activities we used in Early Years linked to the story 'The Papaya that Spoke' using talk for writing. Children used actions to retell the story, made story maps then innvoated the story to create a new story 'the strawberry that spoke.'
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Dear Zoo activities

Dear Zoo activities

A selection of activities used in early years linked to the book Dear Zoo. Maths activities include weighing the animals using numicon and literacy activities include using talk for writing actions, drawing story maps and innovating the story.
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Jack and the Beanstalk Early Years

Jack and the Beanstalk Early Years

Activities linked to the story Jack and the Beanstalk which we used in early years. Also we wrote a new story we're going on a giant hunt and retold this story in the outdoor area and using story trays. maths incudes counting beans, adding beans, patten beanstalks, measuring beanstalks, ordering leaves on a beanstalk. literacy includes retelling both stories, describing the giant and making story maps.
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Olivers Vegetables- Early Years planning.

Olivers Vegetables- Early Years planning.

Some Literacy and Numeracy planning ideas, weekly topic ideas and plans for the other areas of the classroom. There is also some worksheets linked to literacy and Numeracy. The pictures to retell the story are under the free section of the website.
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The Three Little Pigs Planning for Early Years

The Three Little Pigs Planning for Early Years

Some lesson plans for Literacy and Numeracy which I used over a 3 week block on the story The Three Little Pigs. Also included are some activities and worksheets used e.g speech bubbles, wanted poster and piggy banks.
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Halloween planning for Early Years

Halloween planning for Early Years

Literacy and Numeracy planning linked to the story Funny Bones the pet shop and Room on the Broom. Also includes some ideas for other areas of the classroom, PE and Creative activites. Worksheets are included on retelling both stories and a Literacy and Numeracy homework activity.
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