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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.

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Goldtopfox provides a range of primary school teaching resources, covering all areas of the curriculum. Starting with some of our favourite play scripts and lessons, we will be adding more fun, interesting and useful resources on a regular basis.
New Year Goals Assembly or Lesson for Primary School (2019)
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New Year Goals Assembly or Lesson for Primary School (2019)

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This is an assembly for New Year 2019, which can be used in KS1 or KS2. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, linked to reflecting on individual strengths and setting realistic targets. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for a New Year lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint *Independent task sheet *Full lesson planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)
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Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)

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An enjoyable and easy-to-manage short story creative writing lesson. This pack is designed for teaching 1-2 English writing lessons at KS2 and is great for developing text structure, grammatical awareness and imaginative language. *Note to my previous customers: This is the original lesson which I adapted for the 'New Year Short Story Writing Lesson'. The New Year version has also been available in my TES shop for some time, so please check that you haven't already bought it! The topic is writing a short story with a school theme. The teaching PowerPoint contains a story opening for the class to read and analyse, followed by an independent writing task, in which the children should continue and complete the story. Opportunities for the children to plan their ideas are also built in, allowing for the activity to be extended over 2 sessions. In addition, there is an optional challenge activity contained in the PowerPoint, as well as writing support sheets for any children that require them. All planning is also included in the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 3/4 and in Years 5/6. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation (with challenge task included) • Two differentiated writing support sheets (lower and middle ability) • Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Halloween Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)
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Halloween Short Story Creative Writing Lesson (KS2 English)

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An enjoyable and easy-to-manage short story creative writing lesson with a Halloween theme. This pack is designed for teaching 1-2 English writing lessons at KS2 and is great for developing text structure, grammatical awareness and imaginative language. *Note to my previous customers: This has been adapted from my 'Short Story Writing Lesson'. This original version has also been available in my TES shop for some time, so please check that you haven't already bought it! The topic is writing a short story with a spooky Halloween theme. The teaching PowerPoint contains a story opening for the class to read and analyse, followed by an independent writing task, in which the children can write their own Halloween stories or complete the example story. Opportunities for the children to plan their ideas are also built in, allowing for the activity to be extended over 2 sessions. In addition, there is an optional challenge activity contained in the PowerPoint, as well as writing support sheets for any children that require them. All planning is also included in the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 3/4 and in Years 5/6. Includes: • Teacher PowerPoint presentation (with challenge task included) • Two differentiated writing support sheets (lower and middle ability) • Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)
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Responsible Gaming and Digital Citizenship Assembly or Lesson (KS2 Internet Safety)

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This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on responsible online gaming and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss their online gaming habits and behaviour, reflect on how this connects with being a good digital citizen and solve problems linked to wider issues of internet safety. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, an 11 slide teaching PowerPoint and an independent task. Includes: *11 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent task (poster design) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Internet Safety Activities Workbook (Years 1, 2 and 3)
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Internet Safety Activities Workbook (Years 1, 2 and 3)

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This is a printable E-safety workbook, which can be used to support children's understanding of internet safety in Years 1 to 3. The worksheets contain 12 independent activities, plus a number of additional challenge tasks. Full details: Page 1: E-safety rules colouring poster Page 2: Template to create own e-safety rules poster Page 3: Spot and colour examples of information that should not be shared online Page 4: Activity to identify sensible online behaviour and actions Page 5: Short cloze passage about internet safety Page 6: Same as page 5, but a simpler version with first letter of each missing word provided Page 7: Design an ID badge for an e-safety superhero Page 8: Internet safety wordsearch and acrostic poem Page 9: Cyberbullying colouring poster Page 10: Template to create own anti-cyberbullying poster Page 11: Sort examples of respectful and disrespectful online language Page 12: Sort good and bad examples of online chat Page 13: Templates to design an e-safety badge Also included is a certificate template (PDF and editable Publisher versions) to award to the children when they have completed the tasks. This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: 'Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.' This workbook could also be used alongside 2 of my other e-safety resources: E-safety lesson: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-assembly-and-lesson-for-ks1-and-ks2-11491041 Cyberbullying lesson; https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/cyberbullying-assembly-and-lesson-for-internet-safety-in-ks1-and-ks2-11498551 Alternatively, you can buy all 3 of these resources in one bargain bundle! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/e-safety-workbook-and-lessons-bundle-for-years-1-2-and-3-11632329 Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)
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Primary Poetry bundle (The Jumblies and Roald Dahl's Revolting Rhymes)

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This bundle contains lessons and activities linked to Edward Lear’s poem ‘The Jumblies’ and to ‘Revolting Rhymes’ by Roald Dahl. They are ideal for World Poetry Day, but can also be used at any other time of the year for poetry units. Includes: • Anagram and wordsearch puzzle based on the Jumblies poem. • 2 lessons of poetry analysis and comprehension about the Jumblies. • 2/3 lessons of diary writing linked to the Jumblies poem. • 5 sessions and activities linked to Revolting Rhymes. Relevant planning, teacher notes, worksheets, PowerPoint presentations and answer sheets are all included in the pack. In addition, the activities are fully differentiated, with appropriate support and extension tasks. Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a range of other useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
2x, 5x and 10x tables activity sheet packs (KS1 & KS2)
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2x, 5x and 10x tables activity sheet packs (KS1 & KS2)

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A great set of resources for supporting practice and mastery of multiplication facts in the 2x, 5x and 10x tables in the primary maths curriculum. These sets of sheets can be used for independent work in class, for supporting individual students, as morning work activities or as homework tasks. Depending on the needs of your class, they can easily be used in Years 1-6. Each pack contains: *6 worksheets related to the times tables facts *A support sheet of the basic tables facts *Answer sheet The worksheets contain: *Missing number activities *Tables test sheets *Correcting mistakes *Sorting numbers into the chosen times table *Division facts and fact families *Number line tasks The worksheets also include a variety of challenge tasks to extend the children's learning. These activities support learning in the following areas of the English mathematics curriculum: • Year 1: solve one-step problems involving multiplication and division, by calculating the answer using concrete objects, pictorial representations and arrays with the support of the teacher. •Year 2: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 2, 5 and 10 multiplication tables, including recognising odd and even numbers. See the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Poetry - 'The Jumblies' analysis and comprehension (primary)
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Poetry - 'The Jumblies' analysis and comprehension (primary)

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Two complete lessons for KS2 poetry work, which would also be ideal for use around National Poetry Day or World Poetry Day. The lessons are based on 'The Jumblies' nonsense poem, by Edward Lear. All lesson resources, differentiated activities, answers and planning are provided as part of the pack. Lesson 1: Reading the poem and identifying various key features, including discussing the story of the poem and picking out aspects of the poetic style. The children can then complete a set of questions about the structure and style of the poem plus an extension to rewrite a verse, using a supporting guide sheet if necessary. Lesson 2: Fully differentiated reading comprehension session, based on the poem. The lesson begins with a review of key comprehension skills and some sample questions to look at together. Then there are different levels of comprehension worksheets for independent work - answers are also included! There is differentiation built into both lessons, with challenge tasks and activity support for those who need it. The flexibility of the lessons means that I have been able to use them in Years 4 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *4 differentiated comprehension task sheets (lower, middle and higher ability); all answers also provided *Extra verse writing guide (2 versions) *Text version of the poem *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great English and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Six Internet Safety Primary School Assemblies or Lessons
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Six Internet Safety Primary School Assemblies or Lessons

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This a bundle of the 6 popular internet safety assemblies and/or lessons that I currently have in my shop. They are ideal for Safer Internet Day or at any other time of the year. The sessions cover: *Social media *Online gaming and digital citizenship *Online ‘stranger danger’ *General internet safety *Cyberbullying *Digital footprints The PowerPoints can be used for whole school or year group assemblies, but the included planning and independent activities also make them ideal for class teaching. Several of the sessions have KS1 and KS2 versions, but all can be adapted to different age groups. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: • 6 PowerPoint presentations, covering all key teaching points • Full planning for all 6 sessions • All worksheets and activity support resources These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great e-safety and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2019)
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New Year Personal Targets Lesson for Primary School (2019)

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This is a PSHE lesson for New Year 2019, which can be used in upper KS1 or KS2. The focus of the lesson is to reflect on past achievements, before attempting to set some realistic New Year targets. The children will then produce their own poster of previous achievements and future targets, as well as considering how to manage goals and to increase the chances of being successful. The PowerPoint can be used for a class lesson, but could also be presented with no independent task as a school assembly. Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint *Independent task sheet *Full lesson planning Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety)
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Online Stranger Danger Assembly or Lesson (Primary Internet Safety)

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This is an E-safety assembly or lesson, which focuses on developing awareness of the potential dangers of communicating with strangers online. Children can discuss some risky online behaviour and identify ways of dealing with any problems or concerns. The idea is for the children to reflect on their own behaviour, while also establishing some basic ground rules for safe practice. This resource is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and is fully resourced with planning, a 9 slide teaching PowerPoint and independent tasks. Please note: some video links are included in the PowerPoint, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *9 slide teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Template for supporting independent tasks This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Internet Safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2)
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Internet Safety Assembly and Lesson (KS1 and KS2)

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This is a set of two internet safety assemblies - one for KS1 and one for KS2. They each provide a general background to e-safety, including identifying important online safety rules and why we should always try to follow them. There is also then an opportunity for an independent task linked to these topics. The PowerPoint can be used for a class, year group or whole school assembly, focusing on safe use of the internet and creating a set of useful online rules. Alternatively, the PowerPoint can be used in class for an internet safety lesson, as there is also an independent task and full planning provided. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 1-3) *Assembly/teaching PowerPoint (Years 4-6) *Full lesson planning for both age groups This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson
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Guy Fawkes and the 5th November Gunpowder Plot: Diary Writing Lesson

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A topical lesson for KS2 work related to Guy Fawkes and the Gunpowder Plot. This is ideal for some enjoyable and informative creative writing activities around 5th November. The lesson involves exploring the events surrounding the Gunpowder Plot and then using this knowledge to write diary entries by Guy Fawkes. All of the key Gunpowder Plot information and some diary writing input is included in the teaching PowerPoint. All teaching input resources, differentiated activities (challenge task & support sheets) and planning are provided as part of the pack. The flexibility of the lesson means that I have been able to use it in Years 4 to 6, but it could also be easily adapted for younger children. Please note: some video links are included in the sessions, which should always be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation *Writing support sheets *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)
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3x and 6x Tables Activity Sheet Packs (KS1 & KS2)

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A great set of resources for supporting practice and mastery of multiplication facts in the 3x and 6x tables in the primary maths curriculum. These sets of sheets can be used for independent work in class, for supporting individual students, as morning work activities or as homework tasks. Depending on the needs of your class, they can easily be used in Years 1-6. Each pack contains: *6 worksheets related to the times tables facts *A support sheet of the basic tables facts *Answer sheets The worksheets contain: *Missing number activities *Tables test sheets *Correcting mistakes *Sorting numbers into the chosen times table *Division facts and fact families *Application of understanding *Linking facts from different times tables The worksheets also include a variety of challenge tasks to extend the children's learning. These activities support learning in the following areas of the English mathematics curriculum: •Year 3: recall and use multiplication and division facts for the 3, 4 and 8 multiplication tables. •Year 4: recall multiplication and division facts for multiplication tables up to 12 x 12. See the Goldtopfox shop for a full range of useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety
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Social Media Lesson for Primary Internet Safety

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This is an E-safety lesson, which focuses on responsible use of social media and the importance of good digital citizenship. Children can discuss the concept of social media, identifying areas for caution, before creating an online profile for a famous celebrity. The lesson is most suitable for upper Key Stage 2 and it is fully resourced with planning and differentiated writing templates. Please note: a video link is included in the PowerPoint lesson, which should be assessed for suitability prior to use! Includes: *Teaching PowerPoint *Full lesson planning, linked to UK computing curriculum *Writing template sheets (differentiated) This resource supports the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more useful teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Full Week of KS2 English Lessons for Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'
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Full Week of KS2 English Lessons for Roald Dahl's 'The Witches'

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A full week of lessons and activities for KS2 reading and writing, based around the first 4 chapters of ‘The Witches’ by Roald Dahl. These would be ideal for World Book Day, as part of a book study, for guided reading or for creative writing sessions. All teaching resources, differentiated independent activities and planning are provided as part of the pack. The teaching PowerPoint contains introductions to five separate lessons, as well as examples for modelling and discussing each independent task. There are five independent activities, so the pack can be used for a whole week or just for 1 or 2 lessons. The lessons: 1. Discussion of chapters 1 & 2, followed by children writing reports about suspected witch abductions. 2. Discussion of chapter 3, then children design a wanted poster for a witch. 3. A grammar lesson, using adverb sentence openers. Children complete spooky-themed worksheets linked to this. 4. Discussion of chapter 4, then planning a diary about an encounter between a witch and a child. 5. Discussion of diary writing and features, then children use their plans to write their own diary entries of the witch/child encounter. The flexibility of the lessons and the entertaining nature of Roald Dahl’s story mean that I have been able to use this pack in Years 3 to 6. Includes: *Teacher PowerPoint presentation for introducing 5 lessons *All differentiated writing templates, worksheets and support sheets *Challenge tasks built into the PowerPoint slides *Full planning grid, linked to English curriculum Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more helpful English and general teaching resources: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
The human eye primary science worksheets
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The human eye primary science worksheets

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2 worksheets for use in a KS2 lesson about the parts of the human eye: *Labelling key parts of the eye *Explaining what different parts of the eye do These worksheets are a small segment of a full lesson on the human eye, which covers light sources, how we see and the functions of the parts of the eye. The full lesson, which also includes a teaching PowerPoint, differentiated task sheets and full planning, can be found in my TES shop here: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/the-human-eye-a-primary-science-lesson-11516052
Internet Safety Activity Pack (KS1 and KS2)
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Internet Safety Activity Pack (KS1 and KS2)

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This is a pack of E-safety activities, which can easily be used in KS1 and KS2. They can all be linked with Safer Internet Day. The activities cover the following areas: *E-safety board game, covering several online situations. This is a simple dice roll and counter moving game, which is straightforward for the children to follow. There are also editable versions of the game provided, in case you wish to adapt it in any way. *E-safety anagram and word search puzzle - this has two versions with differing levels of support and an answer sheet provided. *Activity for creating a set of E-safety class rules. The PowerPoint also has a set of sample rules, which can be used to support generation of ideas. *Designing a superhero to combat cyberbullying - the PowerPoint is supported with differentiated character template sheets. These activities are great for supporting E-safety learning, providing opportunities for independent work from Years 1 to 6. These resources support the following objectives from the UK computer science curriculum: KS1: ‘Use technology safely and respectfully, keeping personal information private; identify where to go for help and support when they have concerns about content or contact on the internet or other online technologies.’ KS2: ‘Use technology safely, respectfully and responsibly; recognise acceptable/unacceptable behaviour; identify a range of ways to report concerns about content and contact.’ Please see the Goldtopfox shop for more great resources for E-safety and many other topics: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/goldtopfox
Christmas anagram and word search puzzle
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Christmas anagram and word search puzzle

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A Christmas word puzzle for primary children, which is a simple activity to manage during the last few days before the holidays. Includes: • 2 anagram and word search worksheets (one with help and one without) • Answer sheet