Santa’s STEM Workshop

Santa’s STEM Workshop is offered by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET) and hosts lots of Christmas activities for school on the run-up to the end of term. “Light the way for young minds this festive season, using our Christmas STEM resources. Have fun...

The Jewish Festival of Lights

The Jewish Festival of Lights is called Hanukkah, which is a Hebrew word that means dedication. It is an eight-day festival of religious observance for Jews across the world. Hanukkah begins on the evening of the 28th November and ends on the evening of the 6th...

Interactive Christmas Games

Interactive Christmas Games can add lots of fun to the last few days of term, or homework. They are mostly designed to develop mouse control, fine motor skills, and develop strategic problem-solving skills. Practice your circuits rotating the strings and the bulbs to...

Advent Calendars

Advent calendars are loved by all children and are usually of the chocolate variety; however, there are some that are not and can be used in school. For the young there is the Boowa and Kwala with 24 socks along the line; obviously, it doesn’t start until December the...

50+ Christmas Crafts for Kids

50+ Christmas Crafts for Kids have been collected by the bestideasforkids website. It doesn’t seem possible but it is time, once again, to start looking for some new ideas to inspire art, craft, D&T for the last few weeks of term. “With Christmas just around the...

The Kindness Pack

The Kindness Pack, created by The British Red Cross and Aviva, mentioned previously in our blog, has been updated.  The activities are for use in schools ,or at home and are designed to get children to consider how their actions can impact on others, build resilience...

Road Safety Week 2021

Road Safety Week 2021 is coming, “It is the UK’s biggest road safety event. Every year, thousands of schools, organisations and communities get involved to shout out for our right to make safe and healthy journeys every day.”(Brake) Brake, the road safety...

TypeTastic – Free Typing Games

Typetastic – Free Typing Games are on a website that will work on iPads and laptops too, consisting of many games that can be used to teach children how to type. “What’s TypeTastic? TypeTastic is an easy and flexible online typing tutor which gives the...