Classroom Ideas

06 Feb 2020

Behind the scenes with our suppliers – Furniture

We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with one of our amazing suppliers to give you a behind the scenes FIRST on how our furniture products are made. PLUS we’re giving you the chance to WIN a paper storage unit worth £1,147.20!

04 Jan 2016

5 Fun Superhero Ideas for Teache...

Introducing Superheroes ideas into the classroom is a great way to encourage creativity and bring any number of important topics to life. Below, we’ve brought together some of the best Superhero ideas for teachers to use in the classroom, from individual experiments and projects, to an extended theme running over […]

03 Jan 2016

Decorating Chinese Paper Fans

Decorating Chinese paper fans is a great way to experiment with a wide variety of artistic techniques while producing some nice decorative pieces. Hand fans have a close association with Chinese history and culture, so in celebration of the upcoming Chinese New Year festival we’ve come up with a few ideas […]

23 Dec 2015

Easy Baked Chinese Spring Rolls

These easy baked spring rolls are a fun activity for KS1 and KS2 children to get involved in celebrating and learning about Chinese New Year as well as getting the opportunity to taste new flavours and foods and learn about healthy eating. To Make 8 Chinese Spring Rolls You Will Need: […]

21 Dec 2015

Chinese New Year Dragon Puppets

Dragon puppets are a good way to usher in the Chinese New Year whilst getting creative. They’re fun and easy to make, and are a fantastic way to explore the world’s cultures with young children. Follow our simple steps below and you’ll soon have a selection of fantastic Chinese puppets.   To make […]

21 Dec 2015

Chinese New Year Lanterns

Decorative Chinese New Year lanterns are a central symbol of the annual celebrations, and making some of your own is a great way to encourage children to get thinking about different national cultures. Our lanterns offer the opportunity for each child to get creative with a large window for a Chinese-style drawing or writing. […]

21 Dec 2015

Chinese Paper Lanterns

  Chinese paper lanterns are a  traditional symbol of new year celebrations. This easy to follow step-by-step guide is a great way to explore children’s understanding of the world’s many cultures, while developing fine motor skills. Our lanterns follow a classic design, and are perfect for Early Years settings, as well as reception and lower key […]

21 Dec 2015

Christmas Marking Activity Tray

This festive mark making activity is a fun sensory exercise which also helps to boost literacy skills. This is a versatile activity which is quick and easy to set up and offers loads of opportunity to discover new and exciting play activities. You will need Optional extras First, you’ll need to make up […]

09 Dec 2015

Learning about the Weather: 6 Fu...

The weather informs many of our daily decisions, and is a great topic for encouraging varied and interesting scientific enquiry as well as understanding a range of scientific concepts including light, seasons and states of matter. While the weather is generally seen on a very large scale, we can recreate […]