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Classroom Ideas

03 Oct 2020

Supporting Pupils’ Emotional Wellbeing

Children’s mental health and wellbeing has always been an important part of school life. Teachers play a vital role in supporting their pupils’ social and emotional development. Creating a nurturing classroom environment can help children to feel confident, secure, safe and therefore ready to learn. Here are 5 ideas for […]

16 Feb 2016

Persuasive Writing: Roman Villa ...

Studying the Romans in Britain gives some terrific opportunities for persuasive writing. In this fun activity for KS2, the children write an estate agent’s listing for a Roman villa. What would persuade a wealthy Roman to buy their villa? To complete this activity you will need Internet resources showing the […]

09 Feb 2016

Mother's Day Clay Hand Craft

Mother’s Day is a special occasion for young children, and this clay hand craft offers them the chance to add a personal touch to the celebration. Using just a few basic materials, this activity will encourage your children’s creative side and make some very proud mums! Our short guide is simple to follow […]

08 Feb 2016

Mother's Day Garland Craft

Making a Mother’s Day garland is a great way for children to show appreciation of their mums on this special day. This simple design produces an effective and colourful decorative craft, perfect for displaying at home. Great for hanging on a wall, and adaptable to the age and abilities of your children, […]

08 Feb 2016

Easter Investigation Tray

Our Easter investigation tray is a great way to encourage young children to develop their fine motor skills, at the same time as learning about Easter and having lots of fun! As with all sensory trays, it is really flexible, offering you the opportunity to tailor it to the specific […]

05 Feb 2016

Performance Poetry for KS2

Performance Poetry for KS2 Listening to a poet perform their own poem is a magical experience. The words come alive. When it is not possible to organise for a poet to come in to school, use videos to inspire your children. These ideas for performance poetry can be adapted to […]

02 Feb 2016

Easter Art: Finger and Hand Prin...

If you are looking for some simple Easter art & craft ideas for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, these finger and hand print art ideas are really quick and easy to do. They can also be used to make personalised Easter cards.   You will need: Ready Mix Paint Medium Thick […]

01 Feb 2016

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Mother’s Day is a really special occasion for mothers and their children. Children love making their cards almost as much as their mums enjoy receiving them. Get some inspiration from fun and creative cards for children to make and take home this Mother’s Day. To make your Mother’s Day cards, […]

01 Feb 2016

Myths and Legends: Storytelling ...

Whether it’s fairies or folk tales, myths and legends; the ancient art of oral storytelling plays an important role within the classroom. By telling a good tale through evocative words and a strong plot will mesmerise children within seconds, helping to strengthen their understanding of language as well as enhancing […]