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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

Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource

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
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Growth Mindset Guide

Growth Mindset Guide

A comprehensive guide to Growth Mindset that you can share with your children. This resource includes information about: * Mindsets - What is a mindset? * Fixed and Growth Mindsets, * Changing your Mindset, * Yet... Using the word 'yet' to change your mindset, * Helping others, * Identifying how hard your brain is working, * Our brains, * Growing and helping our brains, ... and more! We have a HUGE collection of popular Growth Mindset resources on our site at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
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Maya Maths Challenges

Maya Maths Challenges

Help your children to learn about the Maya and practise their Maths skills at the same time! This resource includes images of Maya numbers from 0 to 20 and two pages of Maths calculations (with twenty questions on each) to challenge your children. A fantastic resource to combine this fascinating history topic with your Maths work! Find more resources like this in our Ancient Maya Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
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Identity Parades - Length Challenges

Identity Parades - Length Challenges

Can your children work out which animals have committed the crimes? These identity parades show different animals and a variety of clues related to their heights. By solving the measurement clues, your students will work out the criminal in each group! Answers are included. Six activity sheets are included and the clues increase in difficulty. All measurements use metric units and later clues require children to convert between millimetres, centimetres and metres. Find more resources like this in our Length Pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
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Multiplication Match-Up

Multiplication Match-Up

This resource includes sets of cards that show multiplication calculations with matching answers (e.g. 3x4 and 2x6). Can your children match all of the pairs together? Four different versions are included, at different levels of difficulty. We have also included the answers for you. Find more resources like this in our Multiplication Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-multiplication-pack/
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The Vikings Book

The Vikings Book

A 50 page child-friendy eBook that your children can use to learn about the Vikings. This resource includes: * Who were the Vikings? * Viking Society * Viking Families * Viking Houses * Viking Food and Drink * Vikings Clothes * Viking Boats * Viking Warriors * Viking Settlements * Viking Exploration * Viking Religion A comprehensive glossary is also included at the end of the eBook. A number of related resources are available in our HUGE Vikings pack at www.teachingpacks.co.uk
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Complete the Graph - Eight Pages!

Complete the Graph - Eight Pages!

Can your children use the data provided to create pictograms, bar charts, line graphs and pie charts? Eight different pages are included: * Animals in a zoo (Pictogram) * Favourite sports (Pictogram) * Traffic survey (Bar chart) * Favourite teams (Bar chart) * Car wash (Line graph) * Monthly rainfall (Line graph) * Favourite fruit (Pie chart) * Favourite music (Pie chart) Find more resources like this in our Statistics Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-statistics-pack/
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Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource

Puzzling Pictures - Inference and Deduction Resource

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
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Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges

Differentiated Sudoku Maths Challenges

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
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The Ancient Maya Book

The Ancient Maya Book

A huge guide to Ancient Maya, covering jobs, religion, family life, clothing, food and drink, astronomy and more! A brilliant teaching and reference resource that your children can use to learn about this amazing civilisation. Includes a comprehensive glossary of related vocabulary. Find more resources like this in our Ancient Maya Pack at http://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/
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Odd One Out - Thinking / Reasoning Skills resource

Odd One Out - Thinking / Reasoning Skills resource

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
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Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat

Similes and Metaphors - Reference Mat

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
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Life Cycles Topic Guide

Life Cycles Topic Guide

A full guide to the topic of life cycles with editable text and clear diagrams. A range of plant and animal life cycles are included, such as a cherry tomato plant, pear tree, ladybird, frog, dog, chicken and human! Display this PDF on a large display for whole class teaching or print it for use as an independent / group reference or shared reading resource. Find more resources like this in our Life Cycles Mini Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-life-cycles-mini-pack/
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Rivers Topic Guide

Rivers Topic Guide

Teach your children about rivers using our comprehensive topic guide. It includes information about: * Why rivers are crucial to life on Earth, * River sources, * River channels, * Tributaries, confluences and flood plains, * Erosion and deposition, * Waterfalls and rapids, * Estuaries and deltas, * Rivers and settlements, * Pollution in rivers, * Leisure time. This PDF guide can be displayed and shared on a large display (e.g. an interactive whiteboard) or printed for use as an independent / group reference resource. Find more resources like this in our mini pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-rivers-mini-pack/
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Types of Poems - Classroom Display Posters

Types of Poems - Classroom Display Posters

A set of ten posters that give information about (and examples of) different types of poems that your children may encounter. These include: * Acrostic * Cinquain * Haiku * Limerick * List Poem * Narrative Poem * Nursery Rhyme * Shape Poem * Sonnet * Tanka Use the resources on a classroom display board or use them as the starting point for discussions about types of poetry. Find more resources like this in our Poetry Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-poetry-pack/
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Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template

Fire Safety - Poster and Activity Template

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
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The Great Fire of London - Topic Guide

The Great Fire of London - Topic Guide

Learn about the Great Fire of London with our comprehensive topic guide! Includes information about: * How the fire started, * How the fire spread, * The people involved, * What happened during and after the fire. Find more resources like this in our 'Great Fire of London' Mini Pack --> https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-great-fire-of-london-mini-pack/
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Famous Tudors - Classroom Posters

Famous Tudors - Classroom Posters

This resource includes a collection of posters that share information about twenty-four different people from Tudor times. They could be used as part of independent / group research tasks or on a classroom display. Could your children carry out further research about one of the people and create a report based on them? Could they think of different ways of sorting / grouping the people? Find more resources like this in our Tudors Pack at https://www.teachingpacks.co.uk/the-tudors-pack/
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