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Celebrate a different culture and tradition with your class using these 5 simple Chinese New Year teaching ideas perfect for KS1 or KS2.
We take a look at the ‘Why closing the word gap matters’ from Oxford Language report and break down their recommendations for reducing the word gap.
Thinking about using Scratch coding in the classroom? We’ve got a simple low-down on what Scratch coding is, as well as how it can be used in the classroom.
Spice up your phonics lessons by going into the big wide world! We’ve come up with 5 activities you can use to teach phonics outdoors.
LEGO ® has been a firm favourite with kids and big kids since the 1930s. Why not use LEGO ® in the classroom to improve literacy skills?
When teaching writing, there are a lot of challenges to hit statutory requirements and engage. We’ve got 5 ideas for teaching creative writing to help you.
Sheila O’Reilly shares with us her favourite Numicon activities for preschool and beyond, as well as explaining why they can be effective. My name is Sheila and I’m a primary school teacher with twenty years’ experience. I also run the account @rascals_and_rainbows on...
Just picking up a pen and writing is difficult for the best of us. Use these 13 story starters to get your KS1’s creative juices flowing!
Early years children love messy play, making it a great way to introduce EYFS maths activities, with mud kitchens being a popular idea for getting started!
We’ve put together some of our favourite summer outdoor activities for kids, where each idea will require different skills and areas of learning.
Kids Allowed Nurseries explain the benefits of outdoor learning for EYFS children, along with forest school activities and nature play ideas.
In early years, messy play with malleable materials provides so much opportunity for babies and toddlers to emerge themselves in sensory activities