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I am an EYFS teacher who also works within KS1. I am passionate about all things early years, phonics and learning through play. I like to make simple open ended resources that can have many uses where possible. I also run an Etsy shop selling bespoke hand painted greetings cards and nursery decor.

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I am an EYFS teacher who also works within KS1. I am passionate about all things early years, phonics and learning through play. I like to make simple open ended resources that can have many uses where possible. I also run an Etsy shop selling bespoke hand painted greetings cards and nursery decor.
Imagine the Conditions in the Trenches
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Imagine the Conditions in the Trenches

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Handout for children to note exciting; interesting descriptive words; thinking about all their senses; to say what life in the trenches was like; working towards writing an imagined letter home from the trenches.
Physical or human features of a landscape
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Physical or human features of a landscape

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Handouts and activities, with planning to link to Katie Morag topic, differentiateed activities for children to show their understanding of physical and human features of a landscape. Children choose which activity they would like to do - color coding a drawing of Katie's Island, cutting and sticking different pictures of features into the correct column on a table, or using a sheet of useful words to write their own sentences to explain the difference between the two types of feature.Two other activity sheets are on here to use with this lesson as well, under physical / human
comparing seaside entertainment then and now
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comparing seaside entertainment then and now

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Simple now and then sentence writing activity for children to compare entertainment 100 years ago and now at the seaside. Second page has images for ideas; some may provoke discussion. Children can either choose two favorite / images to cut and paste on page 1 or copy them into the image boxes.
Habitats activity sheet
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Habitats activity sheet

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Simple sheet with opportunities for sentence writing and drawing labeled diagrams to explain what a habitat is and how an animal can be suited to a particular habitat.
synonyms for boring words
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synonyms for boring words

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good; bad; nice; happy; sad - simple colorful posters with more exciting vocabulary; and example sentences. Appropriate for Early Childhood Education (Pre-K and younger). ECE-WR, ECE-WR-co