Category Archives: ks1 English

Digging for words

I love it when we get to use and reuse the cards and goodies that I laminate and cut out for the kids.  The free what’s in the box cards from Twinkl have been one of these that we have … Continue reading

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The Bad-Tempered ladybird clock and mini book

A few weeks ago my son choose the Bad Tempered ladybird book by Eric Carle at the library and he has loved it.  To be honest we all have loved the story. My daughter really enjoyed making her own Brown … Continue reading

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Lets go on a colour hunt in English, Afrikaans and Spanish

We started off last week doing a colour hunt when we were out for a walk at one of the National Trust sites.  We had our colour hunt pages on some clip boards and my daughter tore off running around … Continue reading

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Paper chain learning

Our paper chain craze started a couple of weeks ago and we have ended up making so many different versions that I thought it was time to put it all down in a post. Our first paper chain activity was … Continue reading

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Lets go on an African adventure

We have recently been having some fun learning about African animals.  We have done a number of activities on this theme before but the kids always seem to enjoy it so we often end up coming back to it. I … Continue reading

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Australian animal writing practice

Both my kids love any learning activity which involves animals.  So when I try to come up with writing activities for Pink I often end up doing something with animals. We started off with the Australian animal word mat (FREE … Continue reading

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Goldilocks and the three bears

Pink has never been a big fan of traditional stories but the last month I have tried to gently re-introduce some of the stories.  We have had some big hits and some clear losers.  We managed to pick up a … Continue reading

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