Classroom Ideas

03 Oct 2020

Supporting Pupils’ Emotional Wellbeing

Children’s mental health and wellbeing has always been an important part of school life. Teachers play a vital role in supporting their pupils’ social and emotional development. Creating a nurturing classroom environment can help children to feel confident, secure, safe and therefore ready to learn. Here are 5 ideas for […]

02 Feb 2016

Easter Art: Finger and Hand Prin...

If you are looking for some simple Easter art & craft ideas for babies, toddlers and preschoolers, these finger and hand print art ideas are really quick and easy to do. They can also be used to make personalised Easter cards.   You will need: Ready Mix Paint Medium Thick […]

01 Feb 2016

Mother's Day Card Ideas

Mother’s Day is a really special occasion for mothers and their children. Children love making their cards almost as much as their mums enjoy receiving them. Get some inspiration from fun and creative cards for children to make and take home this Mother’s Day. To make your Mother’s Day cards, […]

01 Feb 2016

Myths and Legends: Storytelling ...

Whether it’s fairies or folk tales, myths and legends; the ancient art of oral storytelling plays an important role within the classroom. By telling a good tale through evocative words and a strong plot will mesmerise children within seconds, helping to strengthen their understanding of language as well as enhancing […]

29 Jan 2016

Outdoor Maths: Arrays for KS1

Using arrays to teach multiplication and division skills is a great way to give children useful mental images. In this fun outdoor maths activity, children use digital cameras or tablets to record the arrays they find all around them, and those that they create for themselves. For this outdoor maths activity you […]

28 Jan 2016

Chinese New Year Competition

We have a Chef Wok Set classroom resource (pictured below) to give away to our favourite Chinese New Year art and craft or activity from a UK school. To be in with a chance of winning, please share a photograph of your art, craft or activity on our Facebook post here before […]

26 Jan 2016

Chinese New Year Sensory Tray

Sensory trays provide a great opportunity to develop fine motor skills, whilst playing imaginatively and learning about new things. Exploring this Chinese-themed tray is a fun way for children to be introduced to the sights, feels and smells commonly associated with Chinese New Year.   Required Resources Chef Wok Set or similar cooking utensils […]

22 Jan 2016

Make Your Own Roman Coil Pots

Making Roman coil pots is a fun art and craft activity for KS2 children which can help to bring to life a Romans topic. The hand building of pots using coils of clay is one of the earliest methods of constructing pottery and was used by Romans and a number of other ancient […]

13 Jan 2016

Weave Your Own Ribbon Tartan

This fun craft activity is a great way for primary children to explore the cultural and historical significance of tartan, while developing fine motor skills and unleashing their creativity. By designing and then creating their own unique ribbon tartan, classes will be able to discuss the endless possible variations and begin […]