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We have been sharing teaching ideas, classroom activities and display resources online since 1998. Our sites are visited by millions of teachers, educators and parents every year and our teaching materials are in use in classrooms around the world every day. We hope that our ideas and resources to you. Feel free to visit our websites: Teaching Ideas - http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/ Teaching Packs - http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/ ... and contact us if you have any questions.

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We have been sharing teaching ideas, classroom activities and display resources online since 1998. Our sites are visited by millions of teachers, educators and parents every year and our teaching materials are in use in classrooms around the world every day. We hope that our ideas and resources to you. Feel free to visit our websites: Teaching Ideas - http://www.teachingideas.co.uk/ Teaching Packs - http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/ ... and contact us if you have any questions.
Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource
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Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource

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This popular resource includes 20 high quality images for your children to explore. Each picture has a set of related questions to help your students review their inference and deduction skills. Use them as an independent / group classroom activity, during your guided reading sessions or as part of your English display boards. Find more resources like this in our Comprehension Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat
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Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat

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A handy reference mat that your children can use when they are learning about similes and metaphors. This mat helps children to remember the meaning of each term and includes lots of examples that can be used in their writing. Use it as a whole class teaching tool and challenge students to use one of the examples in a sentence / paragraph... or let children use these as reference mats on their tables during independent writing. Find more resources like this in our Similes and Metaphors Mini Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Olympics Maths Challenges
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Olympics Maths Challenges

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A collection of 40 Olympic-themed Maths challenges to use with your children! Print out the cards and let your children use them as part of independent or group Maths activities. You could also make an interactive Olympics Maths display board! Includes answers for teachers / self-checking and an answer sheet on which your students can record their answers. Download thousands of similar resources from our site at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Story Sequencing - Little Red Riding Hood
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Story Sequencing - Little Red Riding Hood

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Challenge your children to put these images from the story of Little Red Riding Hood into the correct order. When the images have been ordered, your children could also use the images as the starting point for a storytelling or a writing activity. Find more resources like this in our Early Years Essentials Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-early-years-essentials-pack/
Christmas Present Maths - Area and Perimeter Problems
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Christmas Present Maths - Area and Perimeter Problems

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A festive resource that your children can use to review their area and perimeter skills! Two versions are included with rectangles and compound shapes. Differentiated versions of each are also included with gridlines or measurements. Find more resources like this in our Christmas Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Time Matching Cards
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Time Matching Cards

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This resource is a HUGE set of cards showing different times in analogue, digital and word formats. Challenge your children to sort or order them... or use them for a 'matching pairs' game. Includes 43 pages of printable cards with: * 'o'clock' times, * 'half past' times, * 'quarter past' and 'quarter to' times, * plenty of other random times! A blank set of cards is also included so that you can make up your own versions! Find other related resources in our 'Telling the Time' pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-telling-the-time-pack/
3D Shapes Challenge Cards
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3D Shapes Challenge Cards

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A collection of forty 3D shapes challenges that your children can try! They're great as class activities, extension tasks or homework challenges! Find more resources like this in our 3D Shapes Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template
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Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template

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This resource can be used to teach your children about fire safety. Share the poster on a classroom display board or use it as a whole class teaching tool on your interactive whiteboard. Two versions are available (using 999 / 911 emergency numbers) and a blank template is also included so that your children can add their own fire safety information. Find more resources like this at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Christmas Story Starters - Image Pack
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Christmas Story Starters - Image Pack

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A collection of fifteen writing prompts that your children can use to write their own Christmas stories! What will happen to Spud the Christmas reindeer puppy... or Snowy the sandy snowman? Find more resources like this in our Christmas Pack at http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/
Ancient Greece Word Mat
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Ancient Greece Word Mat

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A handy printable mat that includes a selection of words linked to Ancient Greece. Use it as a classroom display resource or a reference mat on your children's tables. Includes the following words and images: * Parthenon / temple / Acropolis, * Minoan / Mycenaean, * Olympia / Olympic Games, * god / goddess / Zeus / Hera / Hades / Underworld, * pottery / amphora, * theatre / play / comedy / tragedy / mask * Athens / Troy / Sparta / city-state ... and more! Download our enormous Ancient Greece Pack from www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges
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Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges

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This resource includes FORTY different Sudoku maths challenges for your children to try (with 4x4 and 6x6 grids). These could be used as activities in your Maths lessons, as early morning work, for early finishers or as resources to challenge students during rainy breaktimes. Answers are also included for busy teachers and for self-checking. Find more resources like this in our Wet Play Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Toy Store Money Problems
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Toy Store Money Problems

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A collection of three differentiated challenges that are based on items in a toy store. Can your children find the correct prices and solve the word problems? Includes questions involving doubling, calculating change, total prices, differences, price increases / decreases and more. Answers are also included for teachers and self-checking. Find more resources like this in our Decimals Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Report Writing Guide
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Report Writing Guide

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Support your children's work on report writing with our handy guide. It's a wonderful teaching resource and can also be used as part of your classroom display boards. The guide includes information about: * What are non-chronological reports? * Types of reports, * Organisation of reports, * Thinking about your audience, * Researching the topic, * Planning your report, * Writing your report, * Facts and opinions, * Present and past tense, * Formal writing, * Vocabulary, * Top tips for writing a report. Find more resources like this in our Report Writing Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Newspaper Reports - Vocabulary Labels
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Newspaper Reports - Vocabulary Labels

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A collection of printable labels that give the meaning of a range of vocabulary linked to newspaper reports (with an accompanying image). Use them on a classroom display board or as part of a group discussion activity. Find more resources like this in our Newspaper Reports Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Diwali Fact File
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Diwali Fact File

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Teach your children about Diwali with this handy fact file. This PDF page could be used on a large display as a whole class teaching tool, on a classroom display board or as a reference mat on tables. Children could also use it for independent research. Find more resources like this in our Diwali Mini Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Punctuation Mats
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Punctuation Mats

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Help your children to review their knowledge of different types of punctuation with our colourful Punctuation Mats! Add them to a classroom display board or use them as reference mats on students' tables. Three versions are included with different terminology for those who use the terms speech marks / inverted commas / quotation marks and full stops / periods. Find more resources like this in our Punctuation Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
Odd One Out - Thinking / Reasoning Skills resource
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Odd One Out - Thinking / Reasoning Skills resource

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Challenge your children to decide which object / item on each page is the 'odd one out' and give reasons / justifications for their decision. Do others agree with them? Why (not)? This is a great activity to develop your children's thinking and reasoning skills. Find more resources like this in our Thinking Skills pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
The History of Computers - Posters
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The History of Computers - Posters

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A selection of posters that show some of the key events in the history of computers. Includes references to Charles Babbage, Konrad Zuse, Alan Turing, the first portable computer, the first computer virus, the invention of the World Wide Web and more! Download lots of other FREE related resources on our site at www.teachingideas.co.uk
How is Chocolate Made? Posters
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How is Chocolate Made? Posters

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A set of 10 high quality images that show each step in the production of chocolate. These posters could be used as a whole class teaching tool (by showing the PDF on an interactive whiteboard), as a shared reading resource or on a classroom display board. Find more FREE chocolate-themed resources on our site at www.teachingideas.co.uk