Congratulations on getting your first job! It’s an exciting time and one I can remember very well. There are butterflies in your tummy and every emotion from A to Z, and all the way back again. This is the time to get ready, mentally and physically, for what promises to be the best time of your life. So here are my personal Top Ten Tips to help you get ready for next September…
Finding a your first post as an NQT is a daunting task, because becoming a teacher carries with it not just the mantle of starting a new job, but also that of a vocation, a persona that will shape your…
Here you’ll find sets of lesson plans, power points, worksheets (easy to adapt for workbooks or edit), success criteria, ideas and things designed to generally make your life better. For teachers of EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2
FREE Pirate themed teaching ideas and downloadable resources for EYFS, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 children. Fun, easy to do activities that will make learning memorable for all!
Most EmmisStories sessions start with a story about a character or theme, and are followed by activities that come out of that. These can be art, craft, music, drama or subject led. Tailor made packages and teacher packs are available by request. Please follow the link for more information: https://emblabee.org/the-storytelling-sessions/
Bob has been out in garden making an insect house for his bug friends. This is a simple and easy way to make a home for nature’s friends and should be cheap to make too! Resources can be found easily (or for free if you’re lucky) and shouldn’t take long to put together. Great activity for EYFS, KS1 or KS2
Bob loves making things for the outdoors and in the great outdoors, so what’s better than a ‘scarencrow’ for your garden? A great activity for everyone, but especially children in the EYFS, KS1, KS2. All you need for a scarecrow is what you probably have at home. You have a spare head, haven’t you?
Tom Thumb and Thumbelina, story precis and activities, EYFS/KS1/KS2
The marvellous thing about storytelling is that it can take something ordinary out of the real world and make it extraordinary.
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,