A basket of activities based on the Grimm’s story of Snow White, suitable for EYFS to KS2, all practical, either based in the classroom or outdoors, from drama to art and design
The story of Hansel and Gretel is one that most of us heard in childhood, and it has a long history in traditional storytelling dating back probably far further than the Grimm brothers – Here are my activities for children in the EYFS to LKS1,
Reading brings us together. Celebrate it. Celebrate us.
Christmas here…Before the panic sets in, here’s some advice to help you through the last few weeks of term!
A short blog about teaching Remembrance Day in primary schools, with teaching ideas and useful links
This tale is one of the lesser known from the collected tales of Grimm brothers, but is perfect for a dark, chilly night. A poor man chooses Death as the Godfather for his son. When the boy becomes a man, Death trains him to be a Doctor and together they perform. All is well until a beautiful princess falls ill…
At the edge of our town,
When the sun goes down,
There’s a fine, fine lady
In a black, black gown.
She can whistle up the dead
And she dances with the drowned.
When you feel the sun warm on your face,
When the land rises to meet you,
And takes you from place to place,
Sink into the cool, cold water of memory
Recall the sirens who called out to you
Be More Blake
Scarymiss has been sweating over (and, possibly, in) a hot cauldron creating alchemy and a set of seven downloadable lesson plans, resources and classroom work ideas for busy primary school teachers.