Free Sound Effects for School Projects

Free Sounds effects to liven up and enrich school projects are easily found and freely downloadable. Think about writing out your Halloween poem on a PowerPoint slide and adding a few ghostly sounds to make it more interesting! Go to MixKit free sound effects, choose...

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpower Plot

Guy Fawkes and the Gunpower plot is just one of the historical collections on The Tower of London website. ‘Who was Guy Fawkes, the man behind the mask?’ is the title of the site. “Everyone knows how Fawkes was caught in the act, imprisoned and tortured at...

Making a Class Booklet of Halloween Poems

Making a class booklet of children’s poems is very easy using either Google Slides or PowerPoint.   Halloween, or Christmas, class poem collections would be great to share with parents. Firstly find a really nice template to use.  Fppt.com offers a collection for...

Pickatale for Schools

Pickatale for Schools is a FREE reading tool for teachers and young learners. It is a unique library of amazing levelled reading books that makes reading fun and helps to build reading confidence in primary school children! “‘Pickatale for schools’...

National Poetry Day 2021

Apologies, due to editorial restraints, this post is being published just after the National Poetry Day 2021 event, which was held on the 7th of October; however, the excellent resources and advise available on their website can still be put to good use and engaging...

Christopher Columbus Hero and Villain

Christopher Columbus, hero and villain, is one of the key explorers who changed history. There are some fairly new resources to explore: Columbus Day, a special day in America, 12 October is sometimes called Native American day – more of a counter celebration....