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 […]

03 Nov 2015

Christmas Clay Decorations

Christmas clay decorations are a fun festive craft for children to take home at the end of term. You will need ModelAiR PVA Glitter Christmas ribbon 1. ModelAiR can be moulded and shaped into a festive decoration of choice. For younger children, a hand can be pressed into a flattened […]

21 Oct 2015

How to Make a Snow Globe Christm...

Create something a little bit different with our snow globe Christmas card which can be personalised with a photograph. You will need Design a Christmas Card Classpack Petri Dishes Glue Dots Stars and Snowflake Sequin Mix Ice and Snow shakers To make a snow globe Christmas card   1. Glue […]

21 Oct 2015

How to Make Paper Snowflake Ange...

Cutting out snowflakes is a traditional and fun Christmas activity for children. These pretty snow angels turn snowflakes into angels skirts for unique Christmas decorations that children can take home to hang from the ceiling or Christmas tree. 1. Download and print out our Snowflake angel template 1 and Snowflake Angel Template […]

21 Oct 2015

10 Christmas Crafts

These fun projects are great for creating a winter wonderland display in the classroom, or simply as Christmas crafts for children to take home. Cardboard Roll Christmas Angel Stick on wiggly eyes and draw a face at to the top of the cardboard modelling roll. Shape a halo from a […]

14 Oct 2015

Blackberry Paint for Autumn

This fun blackberry painting activity for early years and reception children can be a bit messy but it is lots of fun, especially when done outdoors in the autumn. It is super simple to set up. Some blackberries crushed using a pestle and mortar make a beautifully rich natural and […]

14 Oct 2015

How to Make a Gingerbread House

These lovely gingerbread houses are easy to make and fun for children to decorate and take home at Christmas. They are also great for creating a snowy festive table top scene for a classroom or corridor in your school. You will need: gingerbread house template and gingerbread house roof template Kaleidocraft […]

07 Oct 2015

A Halloween Optical Illusion

This Halloween cat optical illusion is easy for KS2 children to make using our downloadable printable. Not only is this a fun art activity for Halloween but also a good opportunity to demonstrate how the brain can create its own version of reality by interpreting things in different ways. To make this optical […]

05 Oct 2015

A Sensory Tray for Autumn

Younger children will love playing with this sensory tray for autumn which features a range of sensory experiences, learning and discovery opportunities. Please note: Conkers are toxic if eaten. Children should be fully supervised when playing with conkers and hands should be washed afterwards. There have also been concerns in […]