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Resources to compliment your teaching. I want you to find a bargain with my resources. So, every SINGLE resource is £2. They are definitely worth more! Bundled resources are an even greater bargain! Please enjoy the simplicity and reduced workload my resources can offer you. And, please leave a review.

Resources to compliment your teaching. I want you to find a bargain with my resources. So, every SINGLE resource is £2. They are definitely worth more! Bundled resources are an even greater bargain! Please enjoy the simplicity and reduced workload my resources can offer you. And, please leave a review.
What a Load of Rubbish - Thinking about Recycling

What a Load of Rubbish - Thinking about Recycling

Worksheets to encourage student thinking about recycling. Designed for small group work, but can be done individually. This resource contains 3 worksheets, with the first two being able to be completed together and the third could be used as a follow up after further work and study of recycling.
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Waitangi Day

Waitangi Day

An activity to prompt or reflect on Waitangi Day learning. This activity includes a recording sheet, a sheet of ‘notes’ to cut and glue on to the recording sheet and a teacher note sheet. Ideal for small groups. Excellent for discussing understanding of Waitangi Day.
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Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

Acts of Kindness Advent Calendar

An Advent Calendar that promotes thinking of others. An activity that can be adapted to suit the ability of the students you have. This resource has instructions, a range of Christmas images to use and a list of suggested acts of kindness.
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Matching and Ordering Angles

Matching and Ordering Angles

This resource is two worksheets; 1. Matching pairs of identical angles to find the odd one out. 2. Ordering angles from the largest to the smallest. This resource is designed for students beginning working with angles. The focus here is on matching same angles and ordering angles. There is no requirement to measure or calculate the angles. Answer sheet is included.
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Place Value Warm Up Games

Place Value Warm Up Games

This resource is two games to support place value learning. Both are fun and are great warm-up activities. Each game involves throwing dice and recording the place value the student gives to the number shown on the dice. The winner of Game 1 is the student who makes the highest score. The winner of Game 2 is the student who has their answers in numerical order.
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The Big Maths Bundle (9  bundled resources)

The Big Maths Bundle (9 bundled resources)

This is a bundle collection of all my maths products to date, and I intend to add more over time. As this is a collection of all my maths products they range across strands and levels. You may only need some of what you find in this bundle, BUT…you get the bonus of having all that is included, some of which you may discover you can use. Included are worksheets and activities on; place value, fractions (junior primary), measurement (junior/middle primary), volume(junior/middle primary), shape (junior/middle primary), rotation (junior/middle primary) and scale factors (junior/middle primary). There are a total of 13 worksheets and activities, not including instruction sheets.
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Fractions for Juniors – half and quarter

Fractions for Juniors – half and quarter

A hands on activity for Year 1 and 2 students. Students work with the concept of a half and a quarter and cut and paste representations of each. This resource includes; Teacher instructions, 2 recording sheets, images to cut into fractions, an answer sheet example Great for follow-up work, consolidation, revision and discussion about simple fractions. The completed work can also make excellent wall displays of student learning and understanding.
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Describing and Drawing 2D and 3D shapes

Describing and Drawing 2D and 3D shapes

3 sheets of 2D and 3D geometry shapes. The first two sheets are the same activity of describing shapes, but the shapes are different on each sheet. The third sheet asks the student to draw, in the correct columns the 2D and 3D shapes they have identified. Can be done individually, but originally designed to be completed collaboratively in small groups.
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Success Mountain

Success Mountain

Success Mountain is an A3 sized poster for displaying aspirational achievement in student work and effort. These can be laminated and displayed. They are great to reference students to. Student names can be added to the stage they have achieved. Included are 4 mountains, each with a different set of indicators. This resource is in pdf and Word formats, allowing for you to edit to suit your classroom culture and needs. The text for each poster is; Poster 1: I do my work well and do it the best I can I do my work well, but it isn’t the best that I can do I do my work ok, but there is so much more that I can do better I do my work, but not well I hardly try at all Poster 2: I work until I am finished and then check to see if it is good I work until I am finished I start my work and do some or most of it I start my work and do a little bit I start my work and then I give up quickly Poster 3: I give my work the best effort I give my work a great effort I give my work a good effort I give my work some effort I give my work little or no effort Poster 4: Expert Skilled Practitioner Able Apprentice Novice
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Describing 2D and 3D shapes

Describing 2D and 3D shapes

A worksheet for students to assign the correct labels for describing 2D and a 3D shapes. Can be completed individually or in pairs. Good for a quick diagnostic of mathematical language knowledge in describing 2D and 3D shapes.
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Scale Factor Drawing

Scale Factor Drawing

A worksheet with opportunities to draw scale factor drawings of images. This worksheet has two images and the opportunity for students to draw their own design to factor up (or down). Students will learn the need to note carefully looking at what parts of the images are in each box and transfer them correctly into the correct boxes in the blank spaces. Teacher notes included.
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Rotating a shape around a point

Rotating a shape around a point

A worksheet for students to practice working with the rotation concept. The idea here is rotating a shape around a point. There are various exercises, graduating in difficulty. Answer sheet is included.
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Volume:  Reading and Recording Measurements

Volume: Reading and Recording Measurements

A set of 4 activities designed for students to practice reading scales for liquid measurements. Students can also practice recording the readings given. One of the activities is a cut-and-paste example, where students relish the opportunity to have a kinesthetic element to their work. These activities can be used to provide diagnostic information on students’ prior knowledge of reading volume measures, support their learning or as a follow-up set of activities. Provided; 4 activities and a sheet of cut-outs.
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Shape Scavenger Hunt - Middle and Upper Primary

Shape Scavenger Hunt - Middle and Upper Primary

These worksheets require students to record their knowledge of a range of 3D shapes. It includes asking them to draw the shape, describe the shape, draw from another angle and give an example of the shape outside the classroom. The Upper Elementary worksheet also asks them to draw the cross section. Can be done individually or in small groups. Suitable as an on-going activity. Best worked at A3 paper size.
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Measurement Match-ups

Measurement Match-ups

A single worksheet where students cut and match up 4 measurement maths terms (area, length, perimeter and volume) with their definitions. A nice hands on activity for generating discussion.
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Inventions and Inventors

Inventions and Inventors

An activity to prompt thinking about famous inventions and inventors. This activity includes a recording sheet, a sheet of ‘notes’ to cut and glue on to the recording sheet and an answer sheet. Ideal for small groups. Excellent for discussing how and why famous inventions came about.
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Body Systems

Body Systems

An activity to prompt or reflect on learning about body systems (digestive, circulatory, respiratory and nervous). This activity includes a recording sheet, a sheet of ‘notes’ to cut and glue on to the recording sheet and a teacher note sheet. Ideal for small groups. Excellent for discussing understanding of body systems.
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Orienteering around a Pivot Point activity

Orienteering around a Pivot Point activity

Orienteering is a fun way to combine Physical Education with Maths! This is a simple, quick to set up, quick to run orienteering activity for school students. Once you have put together this pre-marked kit you can use it again and again. This activity is a good introduction to orienteering for students. It can be run indoors or outdoors, in a large or small space. Included in the pack are pre-marked resources ready to use, and also blank resources for you to modify to suit.
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On Task Tickets

On Task Tickets

A set of On Task tickets or coupons to reward positive working habits. Great to establish behavior that leads to self managing students who are focused on their learning. Designed to a retro style, students will love the tactile nature of earning and collecting as many of these as they can. How you reward the redeeming of these is up to your imagination - maybe even have your students create a suitable redemption scheme of their own.
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