With all the excitement of Christmas behind us, January can fell a little bit dry. Why not take the opportunity to explore other cultural holidays within your setting?
World Book Day has been around for 23 years now. It is a registered charity on an important mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly, a celebration of reading.
Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate the occasion in your school or setting.
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A big part of Chinese New Year is the Chinese Dragon which is a symbol of China, and is an important part of Chinese culture. So why not create your very own in the classroom from just £11.49.
These Christmas Tree Boxes are great for a “make and take” class activity. KS2 children will love giving them as gifts with special treats inside such as sweets or chocolate.
Following on from the stress in teacher’s blog, Mr Brooker talks about stress in pupils.
Did you know 1 in 8 children have a diagnosable mental health disorder – that’s roughly 3 children in every classroom?
Mr Brooker talks about stress in teachers as this week heralds the arrival of National Stress Awareness day, always on the first Wednesday of November.
Ahhh autumn – what’s not to love? We get to dig out our cosy clothes and enjoy delicious, hand warming beverages infused with our favourite seasonal spices. Not to forget the earthy autumn air and the soothing sound of crunching leaves beneath our feet.
These hedgehogs are not only fun to make for all primary school children, but they’re perfect for working younger children’s fine motor skills too.