Immersive learning environments offer the perfect multi-sensory space to inspire and engage young learners through memorable learning experiences. Children’s curiosity, creativity and imagination will grow and develop through exploring and interacting. What better place to learn about minibeasts than in your own forest, or let children read about frozen worlds […]
World Book Day has been around for 23 years now. It is a registered charity on an important mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly, a celebration of reading.
Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate the occasion in your school or setting.
With all the excitement of Christmas behind us, January can fell a little bit dry. Why not take the opportunity to explore other cultural holidays within your setting?
What you will need: Paper Bowls Pearlescent Paint Wiggly Eyes Ribbons Crepe Paper Glue Cotton String Tape Scissors Steps:1. Paint the underside of the paper bowl then leave to dry.2. Once it’s completely dry, glue down some wiggly eyes.3. Make a hole in the top of the bowl and thread […]
This Smarties Tally Chart classroom idea is a fun way for EYFS and KS1 children to learn their numbers and place value. Resources: 1 box or tube of Smarties per child (Jelly beans or other suitable alternative) Tally charts (one row per colour) Pencils Colour pencils Learning Outcomes: Mathematics […]
Retelling familiar stories with story maps Resources needed: Copy of The Gruffalo (or other familiar tale) Card, lolly sticks, large sheets of sugar paper, crayons, tape. Introduce the story and ask the children who knows it. Can they tell you any of the characters? Do they know what happens […]
Dissecting Plants This easy activity helps children learn to identify the different parts of a flower to discover their function. Dissecting a flower allows children to easily examine the different parts in a hands-on manner, making it an engaging and fun activity. For Key Stage 2 children this can be […]
Making bird feeders is a great activity for children of all ages and a wonderful way to enthuse them about wildlife, think about habitats and start to appreciate how changes in weather affect birds and other animals. Birds are most in need of extra food in winter, but […]
Animals that live in cold environments are specially adapted to cope with the extreme conditions. Arctic wolves for example have a thick fur undercoat and shorter ears, nose and legs than wolves who live in warmer climates.Some animals huddle together in groups (which is also a useful form of protection […]