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Craft Templates to enhance your teaching and brighten your displays for KS1 and KS2.

Craft Templates to enhance your teaching and brighten your displays for KS1 and KS2.
Place Value Monsters for Year 2,3 and 4

Place Value Monsters for Year 2,3 and 4

These monsters are the perfect way to demonstrate place value and expanded number form! Differentiated for two digit, three digit and four digit pages to meet the needs of your students. There are two monster head templates with interchangeable eyes and mouths so that your monsters can be as unique as your students. Makes a fantastic maths display and makes a welcome change for exercises and worksheets!
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New Year Resolution Flap Book

New Year Resolution Flap Book

Happy New Year! A four page Resolution Flap book to ring in the new year, that updates every year! Suitable for Year 1 onwards! What's included: •Photographic examples and step-by-step directions •Templates that can be directly run onto paper •Flap book inserts that read: ~A new skill I am going to learn ~A good deed I'm going to do ~A book I would like to read ~Something I am going to work on (The inserts need to be cut out separately and glued inside the flap book. The pages are NOT formatted to print back-to-back).
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Christmas Nativity Quiz for Key Stage 2

Christmas Nativity Quiz for Key Stage 2

Use this Nativity Quiz with your KS2 students when studying the birth of Jesus according to the scriptures. How well do you know the Christmas Story? Everyone thinks they know the story of the birth of Jesus. But it is only reported by Matthew and Luke in the New Testament very briefly. Over the years the story has been embellished. This quiz will help pupils, youth groups, bible study groups, families and friends discover how well they really know the bible story. Great fun for a Religious Education unit, for reviewing finding chapters and verses, and retelling the story of the birth of Jesus as told in the New Testament. Directions: Activation hook: Have students recall the story of the birth of Jesus without access to the scriptures. Hand out the Christmas story quiz and have students fill out only the yes or no columns (shaded grey) either on their own or with a partner, again without access to a bible. When everyone has completed the activation activity give the students a copy of the New Testament or use the chapters enclosed. (The benefit of using copies of the enclosed chapters is that students can use highlighters when they find a relevant verse from the quiz). Review how to find chapters and verses and how to record them on the quiz sheets. Explain that some of the statements in the quiz only appear in Matthew, others only appear in Luke and some may appear in both. If they cannot find the statement in either Matthew or Luke, they should mark the N/A box. Use the Christmas Story Retell sheet to put the events in order. Review Have students share what they have found to be in the bible, and what has become part of the story surrounding the birth of Jesus over subsequent years. What things were surprising? Why do they think that in the whole of the New Testament so little space is given over to the birth of Jesus (perhaps because his contemporaries and disciples felt that the message he gave was more important than the story of his birth?). **Note to teachers: this activity has been created in good faith and is intended for students to practice finding chapters and verses in a fun manner, to review the story of the Nativity as it is written in the bible and to discuss how this relates to their interpretation of Christmas. Please use the quiz as best suits the needs of your students. Whilst historians and theologians have long wrangled with the details of the birth of Jesus, this quiz relies on evidence in the bible alone.
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Shepherd and Innkeeper Christmas Craft

Shepherd and Innkeeper Christmas Craft

Have students retell the Christmas story with these fun crafts from the point of view of the innkeeper and the shepherd. Makes a wonderful display for school and church groups. Includes step-by-step directions with photographs, all templates and suggestions for running on coloured paper. Templates could also be copied onto card and traced around if needed. What's included: (Check out the preview for a closer look) •Templates to make the innkeeper and shepherd •Optional writing papers: ~Scaffolded writing prompt retelling the story from both the innkeeper and the shepherd's point of view (solid lines) ~Broken and solid lined writing paper with and without an illustration box.
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Carol Singers Craft

Carol Singers Craft

This is a fun Christmas and seasonal craft activity for students to record their favourite Christmas song in a bright and cheerful way that makes a wonderful display and is sure to be a keepsake for years to come. Includes step-by-step directions with photographs, all templates and instructions for running on construction paper. Templates could also be copied onto cardstock and traced around if needed. What's included: •Templates to make singing children, with optional hair choices for girls •3 optional writing activities: ~`My Favourite Seasonal Song' ~'My Favourite Christmas Song' ~'My Favourite Christmas Carol' (each option comes with solid and broken lines to suit the needs of your students) Please note, this is not a 'print-and-go' activity. Some forethought and preparation is required. The end results are so worthwhile! Small hands may need assistance with cutting.
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All About Me

All About Me

This is a fun 'All About Me!' activity to learn about new students. Would make a great bulletin board display for back to school nights and parent teacher conferences! Also includes blank page templates that could be used for book reports or research projects. What's included: Templates to make a boy or girl, with six hair options, holding a book All about me information sheets for cover, back and spine of book Blank versions of the above - gives you different options of how to use this craft, for example as a book report or a way to present a research project. Small hands may need assistance cutting some parts.
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Fairy Tales Craft Activities

Fairy Tales Craft Activities

Fairy Tale craft activities to enhance any unit on The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears, Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf, and for character traits, points of view and sequencing story events. What's included: ~Step-by-step photographs ~templates to run or trace around with directions for paper to make fairy tale characters •Writing Prompts ~Wanted poster (Character traits) ~Police Report (Sequencing events) ~Mama Bear's Porridge Recipe Card (Procedural/How To Writing) ~Text messages (Point of View, Parts of Speech) ~Differentiated Goldilocks apology letter (2 versions) ~Blank writing paper for your own creative uses Small hands may need assistance with cutting! **PLEASE NOTE** - this is a comprehensive resource with templates to make the fairy tale characters, as well as writing options. Some prep work is necessary - this is not a print and go pack. The end product is so worthwhile!
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Martin Luther King Craft

Martin Luther King Craft

This craft activity is a great resource after learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. for students to respond in a meaningful appropriate way. This makes an attractive display for students to share their thoughts. Please note - you will large pieces of sugar paper or craft paper to mount this craft on. What's included: •Photographic examples and step-by-step directions •Templates that can be directly run onto construction paper or traced around. •Writing paper templates - solid and broken lines •Heading "I have a dream" All directions and photographs are included.
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Christmas Fun Worksheets for Year 2 and 3

Christmas Fun Worksheets for Year 2 and 3

A fun Christmas Resource for Years 2 and 3 to use in the lead-up to the winter break for homework, seat work, small groups or enjoy as a whole class festive activity. Fun for parties and Sunday School activities! (Also may be useful with oder children for remediation and reinforcement). What's included: Maths •Tinsel Trouble - addition and subtraction within 20 coloring puzzle •Fill out the missing numbers on the 100 grid •Counting on the cookies •Counting cookies in 10s and 1s •Cookie Exchange! - expanded and standard form •Comparing numbers - Greater Than/Less Than/Equal To •String the Lights! 10 More and 10 Less •Missing numbers addends and subtrahends •A Festive Message - decode the rods and ones to reveal a message (place value) (10 sheets total) English •Christmas Reading Comprehension (x2) •Hidden Message Tiles •Digraph sort •Fix the Sentence •Hidden message word search •Sorting Santa Syllables •Merry Mousemas Maze •The First Thanksgiving Writing Activity •A Christmas Crossword **please note, this activity is best completed as a whole class - perfect for projecting on an overhead or interactive whiteboard, and great for a last day before the break activity!** (10 sheets total)
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Christmas Craft Activity Three Wise Men

Christmas Craft Activity Three Wise Men

Have students retell the Christmas story with these fun crafts from the point of view of the innkeeper and the shepherd. Makes a wonderful display for school and church groups. Includes step-by-step directions with photographs, all templates and instructions for running on construction paper. Templates could also be copied onto card and traced around if needed. What's included: •Templates to make the three wise men •Optional writing papers with broken and solid lined writing paper with and without an illustration box. Small hands may need assistance with cutting.
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Candy Cane Mouse Craft

Candy Cane Mouse Craft

This makes a fun seasonal craft for pupils to make before Christmas break for family and friends! If you choose to download this FREE activity, please take a moment to leave a review! **You will need full size candy canes for each student, plus construction paper or card stock. Copy paper is too thin. This resource comes with templates for eyes and noses, but you might want to buy pom-poms and/or googly eyes for embellishment.** What's included: ~Step-by-step photographs ~Templates to run or trace around with directions for paper ~Optional gift tags - 2 designs: blank; Merry Christmouse
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Jesse Owens craft activity (Black History)

Jesse Owens craft activity (Black History)

Use this craft activity to supplement your teaching of famous black Americans when studying Black History Month. Students create their own gold medal, and use the included writing papers to record what they learn about Jesse Owens. What's included: •Step-by-step directions with photographs •Templates with directions for running directly onto construction paper •Writing paper template with broken lines or solid lines depending on the needs of your students. The papers are: ~Jesse Owens broken line with and without illustratioon ~Jesse Owens solid line paper ~Graphic organizer for planning and research ~Recording scaffolding writing paper with sentence stems to help students structure their writing. This is a simple craft that will enhance your display boards and engage students with Black History in a meaningful way.
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Little Donkey Christmas Craft

Little Donkey Christmas Craft

Have students retell the Christmas story with this fun craft from the point of view of the donkey. Makes a wonderful display for school and church groups. Includes step-by-step directions with photographs, all templates and instructions for running on paper. Templates could also be copied onto card and traced around if needed. What's included: (Check out the preview for a closer look) •Templates to make the little donkey •Optional writing papers: ~Scaffolded writing prompt retelling the story from the donkey's part of view (solid lines) ~Little Donkey song verse to be traced over ~Broken lines writing paper with and without an illustration box.
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Snowman Craft

Snowman Craft

Templates to make a snowman craft to frame writing or drawings. Includes templates for all parts that can be photocopied directly onto paper, and step-by-step directions. Small hands may need assistance cutting some parts. Perfect for winter, it contains optional "I like winter because", and "How to build a snowman" writing sheets for writers, or add your students work to make a bulletin board showcasing wonderful winter work!
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Penguin Craft

Penguin Craft

Simple penguin winter craft. 3 different tummy options: solid lines, broken lines and plain to differentiate for the needs of your students. Small hands may need assistance with cutting!
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Mitten Craft

Mitten Craft

Simple Mitten winter glyph and/or craft. Use as a glyph to demonstrate data handling or make as an enrichment activity for retelling the Mitten folk story. Makes a fantastic and bright display! Small hands may need assistance with cutting!
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Winter Crafts

Winter Crafts

Three winter crafts to brighten up your hallways and display boards. Small hands may need assistance with cutting! The crafts are: •Penguin •Snowman •Mitten What's included: ~Step-by-step photographs ~Templates to run or trace around with suggestions for paper colours
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Kwanzaa Celebration craft and flip book

Kwanzaa Celebration craft and flip book

This Kwanza craft and/or glyph and seven page flip book are great ways to learn and review information about this holiday that is celebrated by some African Americans to honour heritage and to come together as a community. Pages in the flip book: •Umoja - Unity cup •Mazao - fruit and crops •Mkeka - woven mat •Kinara - candle holder •Muhindi - corn •Mishumaa Saba - 7 candles •Zawadi - gifts Craft: ~Step-by-step photographs ~Templates to run or trace around with directions for paper
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Christmas in Mexico Poinsettia craft and activities

Christmas in Mexico Poinsettia craft and activities

Activities for your Celebrations Around the World studies for Mexico and Las Posadas! What's Included: •4 puzzle pages (word search, crossword, secret message and muddled message) •5 page Christmas in Mexico Book Each page of the Mexico flip book comes with a text or writing line option making differentiation easy! ~Step-by-step photographs to make a poinsettia ~Templates to run or trace around with directions for paper ~Poinsettia b&w blank writing paper on solid and broken lines ~Two writing prompts on broken and solid line paper: •My favorite holiday decoration •Las Posadas (the prompts are in American English, but there are black papers you can use for your own needs)
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Hanukkah activities (craft and flap book)

Hanukkah activities (craft and flap book)

Hanukkah seven page flip book and menorah craft or glyph to enhance your studies of the Jewish festival of light! Pages in the flap book: •Holiday •Presents •Food •Songs •Games •Festival of Lights •History of Hanukkah (this last page is optional and may not be appropriate for younger readers) Hanukkah menorah craft or glyph: ~Step-by-step photographs ~Templates to run or trace around with directions for paper
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Martin Luther King craft activity

Martin Luther King craft activity

Use these rainbow peace clouds and doves when commemorating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr, and reflecting on how words and actions can improve the world. Suitable for both primary and secondary students, this craft is a perfect response Students create their own cloud with dove, and write something that they dream about for the betterment of society. What's included: •Step-by-step directions with photographs •Templates with directions for running directly onto coloured paper •4 doves with Martin Luther King quotes about love •2 blank doves •Writing paper 'clouds' template with broken lines or solid lines, and blank, depending on the needs of your students. This is a simple craft that will enhance your display boards and engage students with civil rights and the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King in a meaningful way.
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