The RSPB’s Schools’ Birdwatch

The RSPB’s Schools’ Birdwatch is happening now! It started on the 5th January and goes on until the 21st of February so there is plenty of time to join it if you haven’t already done so. See:...

Google Maps in the Classroom

Google Maps in the Classroom is something to have a fresh look at, ten years after it arrived on the scene.  The updates have made it such a useful resource. Both Google Maps and Google Earth offer so many possibilities for classroom use. Google maps has all of the...

Internet Safety Resources 3 – 7

Internet Safety Resources 3 – 7  is a set of new resources for this year’s Safer Internet Day on February the 8th but focussing on the young! These resources could be useful for all early years centres, nurseries, and pre-schools. “The Safer Internet Day 2022...

Safer Internet Day 2022

Safer Internet Day will soon be with us – on Tuesday the 8th of February – and as usual, there is a lot of material and resources available for schools to use to encourage children to be safe and use the internet safely. A recent email claims that this...

Crayola Creativity Week

Crayola Creativity Week is a new event that will be taking place during January 24-30, 2022. It is a free program for schools and homes around the world. Partners involved in the creation of the project are Harper, Penguin, the National Art Association, Follett, and...

Compassionate Class Resources

“Compassionate Class takes an interactive, discussion-based approach to develop emotional literacy and consider the welfare needs of animals. These PSHE Association accredited resources are designed to provide an exciting learning experience as well as supporting...

Be Internet Legends and Christmas Resources

These ‘ Be Internet Legends (BIL) ‘, from Google and Parent Zone and some Christmas resources round off the term. There is feedback from the first-day BIL event and the Christmas Resources have been shared by email. Twitter shared some highlights of the...

Dissolving Gingerbread Cookies

Dissolving Gingerbread Cookies is a Christmas science experiment shared by Teaching with Jennifer Findley.  This is a website offering lots of ideas for all sorts of activities for American grades 4 and 5; however, this experiment is absolutely fine for any age in UK...

Crayola Christmas Craft Ideas

Crayola Christmas Craft Ideas include: Water Colour Resist Garlands, a 3D Snowman Christmas card and a Paper Winter Village. Three great ideas, the first for younger children and the second probably for lower juniors, and the last one for upper juniors. Water Colour...