Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about minibeasts, their body parts, habitats and life cycles with this super exciting pack! Included are details and instructions for the following … Big Bug Hunt & 2 differentiated recording sheets Luxury Bug Hotel Bug Investigation Lab Wiggly Jiggly Wormery Beastly Bug Pebbles Make Your Own Bugs! Paper Plate Spider Webs Bug Box: Habitat Test Slithery Snail Collage It’s a Bug’s Life Cycles Also included… Bug game (in colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn about the needs of minibeasts. Bug word mat (in colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat with writing activities. Bug jigsaws: 6 bug jigsaws. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn about the different parts of bugs with these adorable jigsaws! Bug cards: 1 colour card and 1 B&W card each containing 9 bugs. You could print out 2 copies and use the bug cards to play snap/pairs. Butterfly and spider life cycle posters, both in colour and B&W.**
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Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about plant parts and life cycles! These investigations and activities link to the ELGs for Understanding the World, Expressive Art and Design, plus Literacy. I have had so much fun creating these resources and know that your class will simply love the exciting activities! Included in the pack are: 13 engaging hands on activities and investigations: full details of what you will need and instructions for how to carry them out. Plant hunt sheet: take this sheet on your hunt and tick which flowers you find. Seed packet template: design your own packet and fold and glue the tabs. Sunflower diary sheet: this sheet accompanies the sunflowers activity. Draw, label and measure your sunflower each week. Plant game (colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn all about what plants need to grow. Plant word mat (colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat to help children with writing activities. Plant jigsaw (colour and B&W): 2 of the same jigsaw provided on one page. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn the parts of a plant while playing! For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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Starting School/Reception Take Home Pack

Starting School/Reception Take Home Pack

**A fun pack to give to your Reception starters, before that big first day at school! Each page is also provided in black and white to save on printing costs! Included are: A letter welcoming the children and parents to your school and class. The letter also gives an overview of the contents of the pack. A pack of 6 fun activities for the children to do with their family, before they start school. A school ready checklist – to help parents to prepare their child for school. A profile sheet for parents to complete about their child, to enable you to learn more about them. For more exciting resources, visit my store!**
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First Week of Reception/Starting School

First Week of Reception/Starting School

**The first week of Reception should be memorable and fun. This pack will save you time and give you plenty of hands-on activities to ensure that the week goes smoothly! Included in the pack are: First week of school activity prompts Scavenger hunt activity and printable Self-portrait activity and printable Handprint activity and printable Ice breaker/circle time activity and die (colour and B+W) Counting/number activity prompts & number jigsaw (colour and B+W) Alphabet activity prompts and alphabet spinners (colour and B+W) Starting school board game, die and playing pieces (colour and B+W) First week of School certificates to give out at the end of the week (colour and B+W) Note home to parents – write a note detailing something wonderful which their child has done during their first week. (colour and B+W)**
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Zoo Animals - Activities, Games and Resources

Zoo Animals - Activities, Games and Resources

**Use this super exciting pack to accompany a trip to the zoo or a zoo topic! Included are the following … Zoo animal hunt printable (in colour and B&W): to use on a visit to the zoo. Children should hunt for the animals shown and tick when they find them. Zoo animal jigsaws: 6jigsaws in colour and B&W. Just print out, laminate and cut up. Learn about the different parts of animals with these adorable jigsaws! Zoo animal spinners and activity prompt sheet: 1 colour spinner and 1 B&W spinner each containing 6 animals. Ideas for how to use the spinners provided. Zoo animal word mat (in colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat with writing activities. Zoo animal writing paper, both in colour and B&W: zoo themed paper to use for writing activities. Zoo animal board game (in colour and B&W), playing pieces, die and instructions: who will be first to reach the zoo? Thank you for looking at my product. I would really appreciate feedback if you decide to buy!**
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Phase 2 Phonics Blending Game - CVC Words

Phase 2 Phonics Blending Game - CVC Words

**Teach your class to read consonant-vowel-consonant words with this fun pack! Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the trees and then blend them together to read the word. Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): Middle ‘a’ sound: dad, bag, jam, fan, cat Middle ‘e’ sound: bed, leg, hen, ten, net Middle ‘i’ sound: lid, pig, him, fin, sit Middle ‘o’ sound: job, rod, dog, mop, hot Middle ‘u’ sound: cub, bug, sum, run, nut Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats.**
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Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - oo/oo, ar, or, ur

Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - oo/oo, ar, or, ur

**Teach your class to blend to read words containing vowel digraphs with this fun pack! Phase 3 vowel digraphs included - oo/oo, ar, or, ur. Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the birds and then blend them together to read the word. Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): oo: look, book, wood, foot, good oo: too, zoo, moon, boot, food ar: car, farm, hard, park, shark or: for, born, sort, fork, torch ur: burn, turn, fur, curl, hurt Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats. Click here for https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/phase-3-phonics-blending-game-consonant-digraphs-11867370) (Drive and Decode Phonics: Consonant Digraphs) Click here for https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/phase-3-phonics-high-frequency-word-games-11863644 (Phase 3 High Frequency Word Games)**
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Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game: ow, oi, ear, air, er

Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game: ow, oi, ear, air, er

**Teach your class to blend to read words containing vowel digraphs & trigraphs with this fun pack! Phase 3 vowel digraphs/trigraphs: ow, oi, ear, air, er. Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the birds and then blend them together to read the word. Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): ow: cow, now, down, owl, town oi: coin, boil, soil, join, oil ear: hear, gear, near, tear, dear air: hair, fair, chair, pair, stair er: fern, her, herb, term, herd Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats.** Click here for https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/phase-3-phonics-blending-game-consonant-digraphs-11867370) (Drive and Decode Phonics: Consonant Digraphs) Click here for https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/phase-3-phonics-high-frequency-word-games-11863644 (Phase 3 High Frequency Word Games)**
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Shape Challenge Cards for Maths Area

Shape Challenge Cards for Maths Area

***46 roarsome shape challenge cards for you to use in your areas of provision! A blank set of challenge cards is also provided, plus certificates to celebrate the children’s achievements! The challenges cover 2D and 3D shape names and attributes, position and patterns. *The challenges cover the UK Reception Early Learning Goals & US Kindergarten Common Core Standards. *The challenge cards should be printed out and placed in a stand or photo frame. *You may want to use 1 or 2 of the challenges per week, depending on the needs and abilities in your class. *You should show and explain the challenge(s) to your class. Then place them in your maths area for the children to complete, next to the resources required to complete the challenge. In addition to the cards, you will need commonly found classroom resources, such as 2D and 3D shapes, dough, pegboards, craft supplies, etc.*
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Phase 4 High Frequency Word Games

Phase 4 High Frequency Word Games

**Teach the 20 phase 4 ‘Letters and Sounds’ high frequency words. Simply laminate, cut out and have fun! Included are: High Frequency word cards (in colour and B+W) – for each word – use for whole class/group/independent activities. You could print 2 copies and play a pairs game. Sandcastle Sprint board game (in colour and B+W), instructions, playing pieces & die – make your way around the board, saying the words as you go! Who will be first to reach the sandcastle? Words, Waves & Other Things game (in colour and B+W) - search for and read tiny sight words in the beach picture, using a magnifying glass. Children could make a list of the words which they find and compete to find the most! Roll and read game (in colour and B+W) - roll the die and read the words in the matching column. Sight word spinners – 2 spinners (in colour and B+W). Spin the spinner and read the sight word. Countdown game (in colour and B+W) – set a timer - how many sight words can the children read in 1 minute? Sight Word Dice (in B+W only) – roll the die and read the word. Sight Word Race game (in colour and B+W) and instructions –4 player game: Take turns to roll the die & say the word you land on. Who will be first to reach the end? I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my shop.**
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Addition & Subtraction Games: Beach Theme

Addition & Subtraction Games: Beach Theme

**Games pack for teaching addition and subtraction within 10. Perfect for some end of year fun or use as a summer homework pack. Included in the pack are: Playing pieces & die, 0-10 number lines to check answers (count on or back to solve the +/-). Run to the Sun game (in colour and B+W), instructions– who will be first to solve the additions and reach the beach? Breezy Beach game (in colour and B+W), instructions – solve the additions and try to be first to rescue the beach ball. Don’t Burn Your Feet game (in colour and B+W), instructions – solve the subtractions and try to reach the water without burning your feet! Wonderful Watermelon game (in colour and B+W), instructions. Solve the subtractions and try to be first to reach the last piece of watermelon. Sandcastle Sprint game (in colour and B+W), instructions –work out the answers to the additions and subtractions as you make your way to the sandcastle! Fun Run in the Sun game (in colour and B+W) instructions – take turns to roll the die & solve the addition or subtraction which you land on. Who will be first to reach the end? I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my shop! **
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Shape Unit: Activities and Resources

Shape Unit: Activities and Resources

**This pack contains activity prompts and fun resources for teaching 2D and 3D shapes. All resources are provided in colour and black and white. You will find… *A selection of activity prompts and ways to enhance the shape provision in your classroom (10 pages). *A set of 2D and 3D shape cards. *A set of 2D and 3D shape fans. *A set of 2D and 3D shape spinners. A set of 2D and 3D shape dice.* Visit my shop for a great selection of hands on resources!
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First Grade Sight Word Games and Activities

First Grade Sight Word Games and Activities

**Games and activities packet for teaching the first grade sight words (based on the Dolch list). Simply laminate, cut out and have fun! Included in the packet are: Sight word cards (in color and B+W) – for each first grade sight word – use for whole class/group/independent activities. You could print 2 copies and play a pairs game. Sandcastle Sprint board game (in color and B+W), instructions, playing pieces & die – make your way around the board, saying the words as you go! Who will be first to reach the sandcastle? Words, Waves & Other Things game (in color and B+W) - search for and read tiny sight words in the beach picture, using a magnifying glass. Children could make a list of the words which they find and compete to find the most! Roll and read game (in color and B+W) - roll the die and read the words in the matching column. Sight word spinners – 5 spinners (in color and B+W). Spin the spinner and read the sight word. Countdown game (in color and B+W) – set a timer - how many sight words can the children read in 1 minute? Sight Word Dice (in B+W only) – roll the die and read the word. Sight Word Race game (in color and B+W) and instructions –4 player game: Take turns to roll the die & say the word you land on. Who will be first to reach the end? I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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Reception/Year 1 Subtraction Games and Activities

Reception/Year 1 Subtraction Games and Activities

**Out of this world games for teaching subtraction! Simply laminate and enjoy! Included in this pack are: Playing pieces x6 and a 1-6 die. 2x subtraction within 5 dice and 2x subtraction within 10 dice (all in colour and B+w) Outer Space Subtraction Board Game (1 colour and 1 mostly B+W copy) – practise subtraction within 5. Instructions included. Supersonic Board Game (1 colour and 1 mostly B+W copy) – practise subtraction within 10. Instructions included. Stuck in Space(1 colour and 1 mostly B+W copy) - search for and solve tiny subtractions within 5, using a magnifying glass. Alien Subtraction Search(1 colour and 1 mostly B+W copy) - search for and solve tiny subtractions within 1o, using a magnifying glass. Subtraction Spinners (colour and B+W) – 2 subtraction within 5 spinners and 2 subtraction within 10 spinners. Subtraction Jigsaws (colour and B+W) – 12x subtraction within 5 jigsaws and 12x subtraction within 10 jigsaws. The pieces only join together with the correct answer. I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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Pre-School/Reception Counting Activities and Resources Mini Unit

Pre-School/Reception Counting Activities and Resources Mini Unit

**This pack contains ideas and resources for a practical counting unit with pre-school or Reception children. You will find: a selection of hands-on activities which you could use with the whole class or a small group. There are also ideas for challenges and ways to enhance the provision in your classroom or outdoor area. Number cards 0-9 (colour and B+W) – numerals and stars to count. Number lines 0-10 (colour and B+W) Number spinners 0-5 (colour and B+W) Number spinners 1-10 (colour and B+W) 1-6 Die (colour and B+W) 0-10 jigsaws (colour and B+W) – match the numeral to the correct number of stars. The pieces will only fit with the correct answer. All of the ideas are easy and FUN to implement! Look out for more packs like this in my shop.**
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EYFS/Year 1 Addition Games

EYFS/Year 1 Addition Games

**Awesome games for teaching addition! Simply laminate, cut out and have fun! Included in this pack are: Playing pieces x4, counters x20 and a die. Super Sum Solvers Addition Board Game (colour and B+W) – practise adding within 5. Addition Mission Board Game (colour and B+W) – practise adding within 10. Rescue the Badges Game (colour and B+W) - search for and solve tiny additions within 5, using a magnifying glass. Save the Stars Game (colour and B+W) - search for and solve tiny additions within 1o, using a magnifying glass. Addition Spinners (colour and B+W) – 2 addition within 5 spinners and 2 addition within 10 spinners. Double Trouble Bingo – roll the die, double the number and cover the answer if you have it on your board. Instructions for all games provided also. I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

Minibeasts and Creepy Crawlies Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about minibeasts, their body parts, habitats and life cycles with this super exciting pack! Included are details and instructions for the following … Big Bug Hunt & 2 differentiated recording sheets Luxury Bug Hotel Bug Investigation Lab Wiggly Jiggly Wormery Beastly Bug Pebbles Make Your Own Bugs! Paper Plate Spider Webs Bug Box: Habitat Test Slithery Snail Collage It’s a Bug’s Life Cycles Also included… Bug game (in colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn about the needs of minibeasts. Bug word mat (in colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat with writing activities. Bug jigsaws: 6 bug jigsaws. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn about the different parts of bugs with these adorable jigsaws! Bug cards: 1 colour card and 1 B&W card each containing 9 bugs. You could print out 2 copies and use the bug cards to play snap/pairs. Butterfly and spider life cycle posters, both in colour and B&W.**
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Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

Plant Investigation and Activity Pack

**Teach children all about plant parts and life cycles! These investigations and activities link to the ELGs for Understanding the World, Expressive Art and Design, plus Literacy. I have had so much fun creating these resources and know that your class will simply love the exciting activities! Included in the pack are: 13 engaging hands on activities and investigations: full details of what you will need and instructions for how to carry them out. Plant hunt sheet: take this sheet on your hunt and tick which flowers you find. Seed packet template: design your own packet and fold and glue the tabs. Sunflower diary sheet: this sheet accompanies the sunflowers activity. Draw, label and measure your sunflower each week. Plant game (colour and B&W) and instructions: a fun game to help children learn all about what plants need to grow. Plant word mat (colour and B&W): use this delightful word mat to help children with writing activities. Plant jigsaw (colour and B&W): 2 of the same jigsaw provided on one page. Just print out on card, laminate and cut up. Learn the parts of a plant while playing! For more exciting resources, visit my shop!**
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Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - ai, ee, igh, oa

Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - ai, ee, igh, oa

Teach your class to read words containing vowel digraphs (ai, ee, igh, oa) with this fun pack! Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the birds and then blend them together to read the word. Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): ai: rain, wait, sail, pain, tail ee: seed, deep, feet, bee, see igh: high, night, light, right, sigh oa: boat, coat, road, toad, goat Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats. For more Drive and Decode Phonics resources, visit my store!
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Reception Number ELG Challenge Cards

Reception Number ELG Challenge Cards

***46 roarsome number challenge cards for you to use in your areas of provision/centers! A blank set of challenge cards is also provided, plus certificates to celebrate the children’s achievements! The challenges cover counting, number recognition, number ordering and writing, more/less, 1 more and 1 less, addition, subtraction, doubling, halving, counting in 2s, 5s and 10s. *The challenges cover the UK Number Early Learning Goals & US Kindergarten Common Core Standards. *The challenge cards should be printed out and placed in a stand or photo frame. *You may want to use 1 or 2 of the challenges per week, depending on the needs and abilities in your class. *You should show and explain the challenge(s) to your class. Then place them in your maths area for the children to complete, next to the resources required to complete the challenge. In addition to the cards, you will need commonly found classroom resources, such as number cards, dice, number spinners, number lines, cubes, counters, blocks, pegs and pegboards, beads, pompoms, dominoes, timer, addition/ subtraction cards, etc.*
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Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - Consonant Digraphs

Phase 3 Phonics Blending Game - Consonant Digraphs

**Teach your class to read words containing consonant digraphs with this fun pack! Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the clouds and then blend them together to read the word. *Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): ch: chin, chop, such, chip, much sh: ship, shop, shell, fish, rush th: them, this, that, bath, thin ng: ring, hang, song, wing, long *Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats. For more Drive and Decode Phonics resources, visit my store!**
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Kindergarten Primer Sight Words Game

Kindergarten Primer Sight Words Game

**Game pack for teaching the Primer sight words. Simply laminate, cut out and have fun! ALL RESOURCES ALSO PROVIDED IN BLACK AND WHITE, TO SAVE PRINTING COSTS! Included in the pack are: Sight word cards – for each primer sight word; Sight word board game – place playing pieces on start, take turns to roll a die and make your way around the board, saying the words as you go! Who will be first to reach the flowers? I spy game - search for and read tiny sight words in the spring picture, using a magnifying glass; Roll and read game (roll the die and read the words in the matching column); Sight word spinners – 7 bright spinners. Spin the spinner and read the sight word; Countdown game – set a timer and see how many sight words the children can read in 1 minute; Sight Word Race game –4 player game. Place a playing piece on each ‘START’ position. Take turns to roll the die & say the word you land on. Who will reach the end first? I would really appreciate feedback for my product. For more exciting resources, visit my store!**
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Phase 2 Blending Game - VC Words

Phase 2 Blending Game - VC Words

**Teach your class to read phase 2 vowel-consonant words with this fun pack! Children should say the sounds as they drive their car past the trees and then blend them together to read the word. Road mats with the following words are provided (one word per mat): it, in, is, if an, am, at, as up, us on, of Each word is also written on a car flashcard (colour copy and B&W copy). These could be used for assessment purposes or children could match them to the correct road mats. For more exciting resources, visit my store!***
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EYFS Number Activities and Resources

EYFS Number Activities and Resources

**Teach EYFS number with this fun pack, bursting with activity ideas and resources. If you are new to the early years, struggling with creative block or just looking for new ideas this is the pack for you! INCLUDED ARE: *6 pages of exciting ideas for number activities to use with your class; *A set of colour and B&W 0-20 number cards. *A set of colour and B&W 0-20 number lines . *A set of 0-9 colour and B&W number fans. 2 or 3 digit numbers can be made by holding up more than one digit on the fan. Simply print, laminate and cut out! *A great range of ideas for challenges and ways to enhance the provision in your classroom or outdoor area (4 pages), to ensure that there are many opportunities for number work! All of the ideas have been successfully trialled in my own classroom and are easy and FUN to implement! I have more maths packs like this, full of hands on learning experiences, so head to my store now! **
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