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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

PANCAKE DAY AND SHOP ROLE PLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 FOOD TRADITIONS

PANCAKE DAY AND SHOP ROLE PLAY TEACHING RESOURCES EYFS KS1-2 FOOD TRADITIONS

Resources included are as follows:•60 pdf files.•Pancake Day information pack, photo pack, fact cards, key word cards, hygiene poster, money denominations poster, recipe to make basic pancake.•Face masks, hand puppets, shop open and closed posters, pancake shop sign, welcome to our shop sign, locations around the shop signs such as drinks area etc, pancakes on sale here sign, ingredients and utensils flashcards, labels to add to practical resources, ingredients checklist, shopping list to complete, price cards, menus, blank price cards to vary levels, coins to cut out and use in shop, shopping list to complete, message pad, opening times sign, price list poster to complete, promotions poster to complete, orders pad, receipt pad, please pay here sign, thank you for shopping sign, place mat, special offer signs, parking bay signs, staff role play badges.•Display borders, backing paper for if needed, title lettering spelling Shrove Tuesday and Pancake Day, long banner, bunting, folder cover, resources sack tag, A4 pancake image to use for display or role play.•Alphabet flashcards, number flashcards, colouring pages, draw favourite toppings, hygiene task, make a presentation, acrostic poem to complete, menu template to complete, money quiz template, pairs matching game with pictures, words matching cards game, poem to read and act out, certificates for pancake race, work search, sentence summary worksheet, writing booklet cover, writing frames, writing pages with pictures and drawing frames.

By hayleyhill

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

Fiction and Non-Fiction Mega Bundle

Fiction and Non-Fiction Mega Bundle

Fiction and Non-Fiction Mega BundleAbsolute MUST have bundle pack of premium fiction and non-fiction resources.Outstanding value!Many, many lessons. £33.50 worth of resources for just £6.99. A giveaway! Hours and hours of time saved!For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Weather Dance (five dance lessons for K.S.1, based on the weather)

Weather Dance (five dance lessons for K.S.1, based on the weather)

This is a pack of five lessons for K.S.1 children, based on the weather. Each lesson can stand-alone. Each lesson ends with a whole class dance, which if done with a smaller group of children could easily be used in an assembly.Each lesson uses either simple percussion instruments or recorded music. The list of suggested recorded music is given at the beginning of each pack, as well as on the resource section of the individual lessons.Rain: looks at the effect the rain has on a flower. Looks at the movement of the actual rain.Snow: looks at the movement of snow. Looks at snowdrifts, which the children create in pairs.Sun: looks at the effect the sun has on our body. Looks at how actions can be turned into movements.Wind: looks at the effect the wind has on a kite. Looks at the movement of the actual wind.Storm: looks at the movements of clouds, rain and lightening in a storm

By RhymeRockRole

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

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Pages

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Pages

A fun and educational colouring activity pack, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Can be used as an individual colouring activity during wet break, as a reward, or as part of group work or games where students have to use the character within their story, space or monster setting To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer: * Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8 * Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest

By sarah277

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Page (Creature 1)

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Page (Creature 1)

A fun and educational colouring activity, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Can be used as an individual colouring activity during wet break, as a reward, or as part of group work or games where students have to use the character within their story, space or monster settingTo follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Page (Creature 4)

Monsters and Aliens Colouring Page (Creature 4)

A fun and educational colouring activity, ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Can be used as an individual colouring activity during wet break, as a reward, or as part of group work or games where students have to use the character within their story, space or monster settingTo follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Descriptive and Creative Writing Double Pack 2

Descriptive and Creative Writing Double Pack 2

Descriptive and Creative Double Pack 2A fun and engaging mini-bundle, containing:Bundle includes:* Descriptions of Paradise* The Island Creative Diary WritingAlso included free quiz pack!For more information on each lesson, click on the links below.Visit my page for more great lessons and resources:https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/EngageinEnglish

By EngageinEnglish

Valentine's Day Coloring Pages - Set of 6

Valentine's Day Coloring Pages - Set of 6

A set of 6 different Valentine's Day coloring pages both in JPEG and PDF featuring a hearts coloring page, a heart couple coloring page, a loving cats coloring page (comes in a version with "I Love You" lettering and without lettering to add your own words), a cupcake coloring page, a teddy bear coloring page (comes in a version with "Be My Valentine" lettering and without lettering to add your own words) and a heart mandala 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

Creative Comics

Creative Comics

PowerPoint and comic template to get boys writing! Great for after-school club or enrichment

By adwatkins

Performance and Creative Writing (Year 7)

Performance and Creative Writing (Year 7)

Performance and Creative Writing unit of work for Year 7.Targeting mid to high learners.Throughout tasks are identified as either individual, paired or group work.Peer assessment opportunities are also seen throughout and are clearly identified.

By IanB8977

Primary Poster Student skills bundle AWESOME

Primary Poster Student skills bundle AWESOME

AWESOME BEST FOR PRIMARY BUT ALSO FOR KS3! 15 x Posters to support students developing essential skills. Print A4 or A3. Aspiration Collaboration Independence Versatility Persistence Reflection Skilful Problem Solving Creativity Communication Adaptability Helpful Talent – Leadership Caring

By MediaShop

Primary Posters Visual displays Student SKILLS Animals #1

Primary Posters Visual displays Student SKILLS Animals #1

A set of 5 Visual displays/posters, which can be used with students from Primary to year 7. Aimed to develop general skills with students for example: Aspiration – Andy the aspirational antI set myself high goals. I believe that anything is possible. I will try to be the best that I can be.Collaboration –Colin the collaborative chameleonI work well with others. I listen to what others have to say. I am a good team player.Independence – Izzy the independent ibis (another 3 statements)Persistence – Percy the persistent Panda (another 3 statements)Versatility – Vicky the versatile viper (another 3 statements)This set of visual displays is a brilliant teaching aid for teachers and students to use. It is very eye-catching and can be printed on A4 or A3.Enjoy.

By MediaShop

ART. 🌲 Trees!

ART. 🌲 Trees!

Engage students with the natural world with this bundle of Art resources focussing on trees. A step by step guide to drawing trees as well as images of trees for inspiration.

By StartEducation

Basketball Player Clip art

Basketball Player Clip art

Basketball Player Clip art contains 12 high quality 300 dpi PNG: 6 are full color and 6 are black and white line drawings, great for mass printing and coloring in pages!You can also find all images in the thumbnail image.*****************************************************Term of Use*****************************************************Please review my terms of use and ask all questions prior to purchasing.Use my clip art for your personal or commercial teaching resources. I kindly ask that you secure my clip art on a PDF file. You cannot transfer/ give the license to anyone else and you can not change the item .Images may not be sold “as-is”.You must provide credit in the form of the link to my store.I hope you enjoy these graphics.Thanks so much!Nastaran.

By Nastarans

Art. Primary Art. 101 Ideas

Art. Primary Art. 101 Ideas

Does what it says. 101 ideas for Art lessons with children aged 5 to 11. A useful reference for when you need an idea quickly! Ideas cover a range of techniques and materials. A range of difficulty levels.

By StartEducation

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 julianne26

Different Types of Houses - shapes and materials

Different Types of Houses - shapes and materials

This is a story that can be made into a book - it has 12 spreads. The tutorial talks in first person of a child, who introduces different types of houses across the world. Use this to initiate conversations about why we live where we live, why do some people choose to live on stilts, in tents, and in igloos? Talk about what they do during winter, summer and during the rain.

By csoundar

Dance Flashcards: Useful Vocabulary

Dance Flashcards: Useful Vocabulary

This flashcard shows the essential vocabulary needed to build movement and dance. We have designed this resource for children to hold while watching their peers perform to help them analyse movement.This resource can also be enlarged and used as a poster for the wall/interactive whiteboard. The more the children use the words the more their dance vocabulary will develop and help their performance, compositional and analytical work. For further information about this resource or any questions you may have about dance in education please visit danceeducates.co.uk

By DanceEducates

Let's Warm Up: A practical guide to warming up as part of your dance class

Let's Warm Up: A practical guide to warming up as part of your dance class

We have designed and written an essential guide to warming up giving you inspiring and easy exercises to get your dance class going! A warm up is such an important part of a dance lesson and can help develop movement vocabulary, introduce ideas into compositional tasks later on in the lesson, as well as physically and mentally preparing for the session. Each warm up explains why it can be useful, how it will benefit your children's learning and has detailed instructions explaining how to deliver it. This resource can be used by all levels of teachers delivering dance and can be modified to suit the age and ability of your children. This warm up booklet has been developed based on years of teaching experience with children of all ages and gathering feedback from teachers. We hope you find this useful and we would love to hear your thoughts: hello@danceeducates.co.uk

By DanceEducates

Tutor time riddle bundle

Tutor time riddle bundle

3 awesome riddle challenges for students. Structured in a quiz type competition format. Perfect for tutor times & literacy lessons. Enjoy!

By MediaShop

Green: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

Green: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about the colour green. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Could be used to show a range of shades of the colour. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Brown: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

Brown: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about the colour brown. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Could be used to show a range of shades of the colour. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277

Gold: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

Gold: Colours: Splodge Colouring Page

A colouring activity to help students learn about the colour gold. Ideal for primary school students, and students learning English as a foreign language. Could be used to show a range of shades of the colour. To follow my world first solo row around the coast of Britain and daily life as an explorer:* Free educational videos: YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/sarahrowssolo or Amazon Video: http://amzn.to/2jno3v8* Free virtual field trips: Skype in the Classroom: https://education.microsoft.com/vikingquest* Paid school speaker bookings: http://www.schoolspeakers.co.uk/speaker-listings/sarah-weldon

By sarah277