Plazoom Christmas Resources

Plazoom Christmas Resources are great for the last few days of term and there is a free 14 day trial period if you are not a member. The first is a wonderful set of KS1 Christmas Activities – Festive Writing Resources Pack: “Keep pupils in Year 1 and year 2...

The Diwali Festival

The Diwali Festival is being celebrated this week by many Hindus, wherever they are living. It is a wonderful, colourful celebration often called The Festival of Lights. Lamps, candles, fairly lights and similar are lit in houses all around the world. The light is...

The Carnival of the Animals

The Carnival of the Animals (Le carnaval des animaux) is great fun to introduce to children. It is a humorous musical suite created in 14 movements by the French Romantic composer Camille Saint-Saëns.  For me, the ideal way to introduce it would be to think about it...

An Advent Calendar Idea

  Creating a kindness, or friendship Advent calendar, as a whole class event, or even using one that is teacher created, is perhaps a nice thing to do at this time of the year. The idea is shared here but there are several bits that I don’t like, especially those...

Halloween Worksheets

Halloween worksheets are being shared by Kidsconnect. It is always exciting for children around this time of the year, so harnessing that interest and excitement for some work could be both useful and fun for the children. This is a premium site but there are sample...