https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUlaseGrkLc Thinking Questions How does the girl feel when her plane crashes? Make a note of some words to describe how she might be feeling. 0.56 Who do you think the purse belongs to? What do you think might be inside the purse? Why does the little boy grab the pencil? How do you think… Continue reading Video Teaching Inspiration #1: Soar
For early years’ teachers, nothing is more rewarding than coaching children through their first steps towards reading fluency. Parents can equally experience the excitement and joy that comes from observing their children as they make greater progress with their reading abilities. For children aged between 4 – 5 years, it is also an important time… Continue reading 7 Ways to teach phonics: Making early reading fun!
Some children seem to naturally gravitate towards a love for writing. Creating stories in their heads, acting them out and writing them on paper is one of the joys of literacy for those children who love to share their literary gifts with their friends, teachers and parents. However, with a growing focus on exciting games,… Continue reading Creative Writing for children: Inspiring Reluctant Writers
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rCc0BHneYhY Lesson Planning Ideas Can you re-tell the events from the perspective of the bumblebee? Draw an emotions chart to show how the boy in the red shirt could be feeling. Pause the video at 3:48, what do you think will happen next? Create a comic strip, detailing the events of the video clip. Change… Continue reading Anti-Bullying
Getting maths off to a good start can have positive benefits in years to come. Early maths skills in young learners can set the foundations for their attitudes towards the subject later on down the line. Studies have shown time and again that children learn best through play, especially when starting out in school. Learning… Continue reading 5 ways to have fun while learning early maths skills