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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.

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I am the Head Teacher Of Maria International School Of Bucharest in Romania. I am also very keen at developing different TES teaching resources to discover what works well for different classes. I am constantly looking for new and exciting different ways of presenting and teaching different primary topics, especially maths topics.
FREE The Snail And The Whale workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets Makes Reading Fun!

FREE The Snail And The Whale workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets Makes Reading Fun!

The Snail And The Whale is one of Britain's best selling children picture books. The images in this book come from public domain resources - not from the original book. I was amazed that there were so few teaching resources for this book and so I have written 16 Guided Reading Thinking Hat worksheets for the book. I would love to have some feedback from anyone who has used them in the classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Room On The Broom Workbook -  16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for creative learning

FREE Room On The Broom Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets for creative learning

This resource has been seen over 10,000 times and is one of my most popular teaching resources. The images are not from the book, and you will still need to use the book to complete the reading tasks. I was surprised at how few reading resources were available for Room on the broom, and I am keen to promote Thinking Hat Reading skills in the classroom and so I have spent a week developing a set of worksheets which teachers can download and use in the classroom. Please leave a comment after using them in the classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Room on Broom Creative Thinking (Green Hat ) Worksheets Make Guided Reading Fun!

FREE Room on Broom Creative Thinking (Green Hat ) Worksheets Make Guided Reading Fun!

FREE Room on Broom Creative Thinking (Green Hat ) Worksheets Make Guided Reading Fun! I love Room on the broom and I was amazed that this best selling childrens book did not have a lot more more teaching materials attached to it, and so I decided I would spend a week focusing on developing a set of Thinking Hat Reading resources to go with this book. I hope you enjoy using it as much as I have creating it. I would love to have some feedback from people after they have used it.
peterfogarty
FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class.

FREE The Stick Man Story Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets For Fun Creative Reading In Class. The Stick Man is all about a piece of wood which gets taken away by a dog, picked up by a girl and thrown in the river... where he is found by a swan. At each point he is further and further from home and less likely to make it back... this set of worksheets looks at the different Thinking Hat approaches to this book. They will consider facts, feelings, positives, negatives, creative approaches and finally make a mind map. This book does not contain any of the original drawings or text. You still need to find a copy of the book to complete this workbook. I would love feedback on this work.
peterfogarty
FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking

FREE The Gruffalo Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Questions For More Creative Classroom Thinking This is part of a weekly series of worksheets I am developing for teaching thinking hat questions during your guided reading lessons. They would also make excellent homework sheets. There are 3 white hat worksheets (facts), 3 Yellow hat (positives) 3 Black hat (negatives), 3 Green Hat (creative), 3 Red hat (feelings) and 1 Blue hat (Mind map). There are none of the original images in this workbook - and you will still need the book to complete the tasks. I would love some feedback of what you think of this work.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Reading Worksheets Makes Learning Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Reading Worksheets Makes Learning Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Reading Worksheets Makes Learning Fun! Jack and the FlumFlum Tree is a fabulous reading resource. I was very surprised when I could not find lots of guided reading resources about it, so I have written 16 Thinking Hat worksheets for this book. This workbook does not contain any of the original illustrations or text - it is designed to be used with the book rather than as a free replacement. I would love to have comments from anyone who has successfully used this resource in the classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All

FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All

FREE Magic Train Workbook - 16 Thinking Hat Worksheets - Makes Guided Reading A Lot More Fun For All I have decided to build as many Thinking Hat resources as I can for TES readers. I have started by making resources for the fabulous Magic Train book (Published by Barefoot books). I took into account the need for simple text, clear font and I only have used self made resources and public domain resources, I have not used images from the books. I have organised them into sets of three - 3 Red Hat, 3 Yellow Hat, 3 Black Hat, 3 White Hat, 3 Green Hat and 1 Blue Hat. Comments for future improvements welcome.
peterfogarty
10 FREE Reading Posters For Every Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3 Classroom! Download and Share Today!

10 FREE Reading Posters For Every Key Stage 2 or Key Stage 3 Classroom! Download and Share Today!

I have now added a second set of reading posters to join these for Keystage 1 and Keystage 2 students: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/10-free-motivational-reading-posters-for-the-keystage-1-to-keystage-2-classrooms-share-them-today-11174534. Please like them too! My recent poster offering have been well received.... so I thought I would now create and offer some FREE reading posters for the classrooms. If you want to check out my other free poster packs - try these... 10 Free Maths posters: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/10-free-maths-posters-for-every-classroom-download-and-share-today-11173204 and 10 Free anti-bullying posters: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/10-free-anti-bullying-week-posters-for-every-classroom-download-and-share-today-11168376 I want to offer posters which motivate and inspire students, while being catchy and easy to show in any classroom environment. Please leave a nice comment below.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree worksheets - Black Thinking hat - Let's Find Problems! Jack and the FlumFlum Tree is perfect for the Black Thinking hats reading strategy. The Thinking Hats strategy is a great way for a student to explore the same book in 6 different ways. Black hat thinking encourages finding the negatives and the problems - in this case sending a boy to find the FlumFlum tree on his own, with just a bag of household items to help him. I would appreciate comments from anyone who has tried this out in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun!

FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun!

FREE Gruffalo's Child - 3 Yellow Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Positive Thinking In Class Fun! The Gruffalo's child is a very imaginative sequel to The Gruffalo. Children often ask what happened next. Where did he go and what did he do? This set of worksheets focuses on what was positive in the story. What did children like about mouse&'s trick? What did they like about the characters and the story in general? I enjoy getting feedback from visitor.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree Yellow Thinking hat Worksheets Make Your Day Brighter! Jack and the FlumFlum tree is full of positive messages (Yellow hat thinking) for children. It shows how you can use simple household items such as some balloons to scare away sharks and fix a boat with chewing gum. The children will love to find the advantages and clever ideas in this set of worksheets. I would love some comments from people who have tried this in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat  Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun!

FREE Jack and the FlumFlum Tree White Thinking Hat Worksheets Make Fact Finding Fun! White Thinking Hats Worksheets for Jack and the Flum Flum tree. These focus on the characters and the journey Jack needs to take. These are a good set of worksheets for building up the details needed for explaining fact and information questions. I would love people to make comments about this work after using it in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun!

FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun!

FREE Black Hat Reading Questions For Room On The Broom Makes Problem Solving Fun! Room On The Broom is a wonderfully funny book. I have focused on all the problems I could see in this book to try and get the children to explore the book more deeply and to discover them. This is a part of a set of worksheets and so it is also worth exploring the other worksheets I have also made on this book. I would really love some feedback as to how you found this material and what you would like to see more of.
peterfogarty
FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun!

FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun!

FREE The Gruffalo Black Thinking Hat Worksheet Questions Make Problem Hunting Fun! The Gruffalo has lots of different problems for the children to discover, discuss and describe. These three worksheets focus on finding the different problems. Black Hat Thinking is important as it is essential for risk management and improving ideas. I would love to have comments from anyone who has used these resources in their classroom.
peterfogarty
FREE KS2 21 Day Happiness Course For Kids And Teachers - Really works!

FREE KS2 21 Day Happiness Course For Kids And Teachers - Really works!

I have developed an idea. Did you know that during your registration period every day, you could be actively making your whole class happier? This could be done in the morning, the afternoon or even better at the end of each day before they go home. All they do is complete this 21 page daily journal on things which make them happy. I have used it and I can say it does make a big difference to how you approach life.
peterfogarty
15 FREE Christmas Posters To Brighten Up Any Classroom! Share Them With Everyone!

15 FREE Christmas Posters To Brighten Up Any Classroom! Share Them With Everyone!

I found 25 great Christmas slogans - one for every day of the build up to Christmas. The first 10 can be found at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/10-free-christmas-posters-to-brighten-up-any-primary-school-classroom-11176311. Please leave a nice comment below as these fuel my motivation to create ever more fun FREE posters for the classroom! Also if you really like this resource, please click the little heart on this page, so I know. You then discover when I add new resources to this website. Also please go to http://www.timetoteach.co.uk to see my daily teaching ideas blog. I also load all my TES resources there! Please visit my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/peterfogarty.
peterfogarty
International Volunteer Day - PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Teaching Activities To Try

International Volunteer Day - PowerPoint Presentation + 31 Different Teaching Activities To Try

You could look at it directly as a presentation and discuss the different activities being shown in each of photos. I have combined a great presentation on volunteering with 31 different fun teaching activities you can try to do with your class. These activities will help boost their confidence, memory and vocabulary skills. You could print off and laminate the photos to make an interesting, eye-catching display about International Volunteer Day. The students could also take the laminated photos and sort them into different voluntary activities. The students can then discuss what they think each one was saying or thinking. The photos could also be used as prompts for creative writing, factual writing or descriptive writing.
peterfogarty