Preschool expressive arts and design lesson plans and activities

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Key Stage 1 Multi Skill Lesson Plans

Key Stage 1 Multi Skill Lesson Plans

Six weeks worth of lesson plans aiming to develop agility, balance and coordination. These lesson plans are aimed at the non PE specialist primary school teacher. Excellent for Multi-skill after school clubs.

By mikemcgreal

Growth Mindset Motivational Posters, Space Theme

Growth Mindset Motivational Posters, Space Theme

Growth Mindset Motivational Posters, Space ThemeWith a Space theme, these 20 posters can be used to encourage a growth mindset in your classroom and are perfect for the primary age range. Simply print out and display to create a culture of success, perseverance and motivation.Included in this bundle:20 A4 motivational growth mindset posters

By MissPepperPot

Cracking Contraptions! pictures (pencil line drawings)

Cracking Contraptions! pictures (pencil line drawings)

Line drawings of Wallace & Gromit's Cracking Contraptions for use with explanation texts. I traced these myself, from screen captures, for use with a Year 4 class, for them to annotate and label, for use with writing explanation texts.The Autochefhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2igRcGxlshAA Christmas Cardomatichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pfjTWsURwScSnowmanotronhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3NgAsiEdCUoSoccamatichttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gu2pxJo3cI0Turbo Dinnerhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDmwqj6CUOY

By jamesappleby

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EASTER ACTIVITIES

EASTER ACTIVITIES

A collection of fun Easter activities. Quiz sheet with separate answers, colouring sheets, Easter egg hunt mazes, Easter word-searches in English and French and a slideshow of Easter themed images for inspiration.ALL FOR UNDER £2.00!!!Happy Easter!

By StartEducation

FASHION DOLLS  design & make easy fun lesson task

FASHION DOLLS design & make easy fun lesson task

A doll template which children can draw clothes on to. I use this with my year 7s and have a box of crafty bits, scrap materials and haberdashery for them to get really stuck in with. a great one-off or introductory lesson to textiles and fabric.My kids love this activity and get really hands on and imaginative.print out plenty of copies so children can design a range of creative textile designs :-)if you download please comment, review or rate-------------sharing is caring :-)

By merk90

Opticians role play pack- Ourselves

Opticians role play pack- Ourselves

The pack includes:Large letters, each with small pictures of glasses, spelling the word 'Opticians'- great to give your opticians a bold shop name,A large sign saying 'Opticians' decorated with pictures of glasses,Posters for the Opticians with the opening times (also an opening times posters without the times written on for you to do choose your own opening hours), and open and closed signs,Label cards with pictures of different things in the opticians- glasses, sunglasses, optician etc,Lots of different forms to encourage writing in the role play area- customer details, details of check-ups, reminder forms, appointments etc,A4 and A3 posters for the children to give eye tests- with capital letters and lower case letters,Posters to display in your opticians- waiting room, which frame colour and shape would you like, try your glasses on here etc,A poster to fill in the name of the optician for that day,Hats to make for the optician and optician staff to wear and also a blank hat for you to design yourselfPlus lots more!

By robbyn

Garden Centre role play- growing

Garden Centre role play- growing

The pack includes:A Garden Centre signA 'Welcome' posterA decorated clock to make with moveable clock handsOpen and closed signsOpening times postersA 'Pay here' posterDisplay words with photos and words of different gardening tools and equipmentLarge grass themed lettering spelling 'Garden Centre'Colourful number flowersA set of colour posters with flowers in pots of different colours and the colour names- these also look great in your gardening areaPrice labels to add to the price signsPhonemes from the Letters and Sounds scheme on leavesPosters to show step by step how to plant a seedPosters advertising sheds and greenhouses for sale to display in the Garden CentreVegetable seeds packetsFlower seed packetsFlower bulb packetsA colourful garden gnome alphabet lineA 'Grow your own vegetables' posterBanners to display in different areas of your Garden Centre- 'Vegetable Seeds', 'Flower Seeds', 'Gardening Tools' and 'Plants'Hats to make for the Garden Centre staff to wearLarge photo pictures of different garden tools and equipmentA poster to advertise Gift vouchersGift vouchersA Sunflower number lineBook labels- 'Order Book', 'Messages' and 'Stock Book'Posters for a Children's Gardening Club Writing resources:A blank poster for children to write special offers, messages etcBlank 'Special Offer' postersA Garden Design sheet with space to write a shopping list of things they need for their gardenA Gift Voucher card with space to write a messageA Garden Centre loyalty cardBadges to write their names onMake a seed packet and write the growing instructions on the backDecorated note paperDecorated telephone messages pagesA Garden Centre order formA decorated shopping listBlank price signs to write the prices of different items in the Garden CentreThe posters, signs and pictures will create a motivating and colourful role play area either inside your classroom or in your outside area which will encourage the children to further their vocabulary and language and encourage writing for different purposes.

By robbyn

Noah's Ark topic pack

Noah's Ark topic pack

The pack includes:Display bannerColourful display pictures of the Ark and pairs of animals and NoahA display border of raindropsAn alphabet line on raindropsColoured and black and white pictures to sequence of the storyAnimal masks to colour and makeA face mask of Noah and his wife to colour and makeDesign an Ark worksheetA word mat with words and picturesDisplay word cardsGames including picture bingo, picture dominoes, matching pairs and an alternative matching pairs game to match animal pictures to descriptionsAn alphabet lineA counting in 2's number line with pictures of the animals in pairsVarious worksheets about the story, matching animals to names, initial letters of the animals, labelling animals and the Ark picture and counting worksheetsA collection of colouring picturesTracing picturesColour photographs of some animals

By robbyn

Music- games, activities, display materials

Music- games, activities, display materials

A resource pack to support music in the Early YearsThis pack has been designed for ages 3-5 although it could be incorporated into music lessons throughout KS1 and for younger children.The resources are saved as PDF files to print or as Powerpoint files to use on your computer with sound.The pack includes:A set of coloured percussion instrument flash cards with instrument names on and without.Junk material challenge cards such as 'Can you make an instrument that makes a loud sound?', 'Can you make an instrument to shake' etc.Flash cards with pictures of children with suggestions for singing in different ways.A collection of decorated song sheets with songs and rhymes to encourage exploring sounds and instruments plus ideas on how to use them.A collection of decorated song sheets with new and familiar songs for the children to learn.A set of nursery rhyme cards along with props to print and laminate to use when singing the rhymes.A collection of pictures to print and add to a bag to make a singing sack where the children can choose a picture and sing the song.Sound word flashcards such as 'ting' and 'bang'.Instrument display pictures with photos of different instruments.Power point- an interactive Power point to listen to the sound and choose the correct instrument that made the sound and find out if they were right or wrong.Power point bingo- print the instrument board and click on a star to hear the sound and then see the picture. The person to cover all of their instruments first wins the game.Rhythm cards with a minibeast theme- clap or play the rhythm of the words and then use the smaller cards to make your own rhythms to copy.Colouring pictures of some different instruments.Flashcards of different ways to play instruments such as 'blow' and 'shake'.A matching pairs game to match the musical instruments.A collection of picture cards for children to make the sounds of the animals, vehicles etc using their mouths or instruments.

By robbyn

Earth Day Coloring Pages - Set of 4

Earth Day Coloring Pages - Set of 4

A set of 4 different Earth Day coloring pages both in JPEG and PDF featuring an Earth Day mandala coloring page, a sun coloring page, a tree of life coloring page and an "I love the earth" lettering coloring page.Original art by Janet Giessl. This hand drawn original art can either be used as coloring pages or as digi stamps for creating digital designs or cards. Commercial use allowed. You are allowed to sell your finished items using my coloring pages but you are not allowed to resell them in their original form (as is).Find free and premium educational printables at www.educationalprintables.com.

By educatingmom

Colour Wheels

Colour Wheels

Blank colour wheels for children to paint. I have also included a labelled colour wheel as well which can be helpful for SEN or EAL children.

By juliannebritton

The Murder Resource Pack 1

The Murder Resource Pack 1

The Murder Resource Pack 1A collection of exciting murder mystery lessons and resources!See the links for further details.Visit my shop for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish(Credits: cooltext.com)

By EngageinEnglish

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Motor Skills Mazes

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Motor Skills Mazes

Superheroes Pencil Control, Superhero Fine Skills MazesSimple, fun Superhero Maze worksheets that encourage children to practise their fine motor skills and pencil control. Follow the maze with your pencil to help the Superhero1 PDF file with 8 mazes - perfect for a table top activity

By MissPepperPot

11 x Blob Colour Charts

11 x Blob Colour Charts

Blobs of colour with the names displayed to assist students in learning the different colours and their names.Put these blobs of colour up in your classroom to immerse students in the different colours and their names.File includes posters for both US and AUS/UK spelling.

By TeachStarter

Queen Elizabeth's Birthday - Royal Tea and Birthday Pack for EYFS/KS1

Queen Elizabeth's Birthday - Royal Tea and Birthday Pack for EYFS/KS1

Resource TitleQueen Elizabeth's Birthday - Royal Tea and Birthday Pack for EYFS/KS1Age/Year GroupEarly Years and Key Stage 1Total Pages in download❤ 42File TypePDFResource ContentThis pack includes different activities to celebrate the Queen's 91st Birthday. Activities are well varied and suitable for your less able and more able. Includes basic colouring and tracing pages AND worksheets for those emergent writers including but not limited to, writing character descriptions. ❂ Over 40 pages included. NO PREP required.❂ Fact Files for Display/Circle Time/ DiscussionPlease check out the preview. You won't be disappointed! Please note, the pack works well if you are doing your own tea party and need something 'lightweight' for the day. (tea party invitations included!) Check the preview!Reviews and feedback are appreciated, I value all but as we tell our students, try to be constructive! @ pollypuddleduck@gmail.comPrinting Tip: This educational resource has been designed for printing on A4 size paper. If you are printing on a different size, select ‘shrink’ or ‘print to fit page’ (or similar option) in order for the contents to fit correctly. TOUPurchase of this resource entitles YOU, the buyer, the right to reproduce the pages for personal and classroom use ONLY. Duplication for other classes, an entire school or for commercial use is strictly prohibited without written permission from Polly Puddleduck. Minor editing is allowed but only for personal use. The document remains under the copyright of Polly Puddleduck even when edited. Posting this item in whole or part on the Internet in any form is strictly prohibited and a violation of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA). Polly Puddleduck ©2017

By PollyPuddleduck

ABC Animals Coloring Boook

ABC Animals Coloring Boook

The ABC Animals Coloring Book is it specifically made for Early years and Primary classrooms. 26 black and white pages with handmade drawings. You will find all letters of the English alphabet and 26 incredible animals to color. Kids love to color. Kids love animals. Kids are curious! Thats why i made and 3 extra pages with facts about this animal kingdom inside the book.

By Todordd

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Autumn or Harvest EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Autumn/Harvest.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Autumn/Harvest. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision Plan - Journeys and transport. EYFS

Continuous Provision Plan - Journeys and transport. EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of journeys/transport.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to journeys/transport. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

Continuous Provision plan for the topic of Bears - EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Bears.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to Bears. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

Continuous Provision for the topic of Space - EYFS

Continuous Provision for the topic of Space - EYFS

A mind map of continuous provision in EYFS for the topic of Space.It lists ideas for everyday provision in each area and how to enhance it linked to space. It also lists the skillls that the children will be using and developing in each area.Ideal for displaying on your planning wall as well as adult support to set up areas.

By early_years_adventures

British values and the EYFS ¦ Poster

British values and the EYFS ¦ Poster

The explicit inclusion of fundamental British values is now law for registered childcare professionals. This downloadable poster gives an at-a-glance summary of how British values work within the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) statutory framework.

By paceydigital2015

A cross curricular creative approach to discovering the life cycle of a sunflower

A cross curricular creative approach to discovering the life cycle of a sunflower

Suitable Ages 6 to 8All the resources have been written to engage the child on an imaginative, creative and scientific approach to learning. The finished work can be trimmed along the guidelines and be pasted in an A4 booklet with the minimum of fuss. The Power Points are in A4 size and can be printed out for the worksheets.To get the best from the resources, it is hoped that it would all start with the planting of a sunflower. This is echoed in the little musical which follows a class as it sows the seed. (Words etc. are already on a PowerPoint and no specialist knowledge is necessary) The observation section is for each season. RE and data is for Autumn. Literacy for Spring. The rest of the sheets can be done in any order.

By pwilloughby3

ABC Fishing activity

ABC Fishing activity

This download consists of 5 A4-size sheets (letter) with 52 color fish, in each fish there is a letter of the alphabet, in upper case and lowercase.The game consists of fishing the fish, the idea is to cut the fish, fold them a little in half, stick them with a bit of hot silicone a string so that the children can fish them.You can make the fishing rods with a little cotton thread and a clip, you just have to give the clip the shape of a hook.Put all the fish on the ground and go fishing, you can ask them to find the fish you want or let them choose one and then say what letter it is.A fun activity to reinforce the knowledge of the letters of the alphabet.Thanks for stopping by!

By paulinarl06