Category Archives: Key Stage 1 ideas

Water Beads, letters and Word Mats

My kids love water beads, they love sinking their hands in tub full of water beads and they love hiding their toys in-between all the water beads.  I have to admit I also find the feeling of submerging my hands … Continue reading

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Craft Stick Home-Made Base 10

We love our Learning Resources Grooved Plastic Base Ten Starter Set (I bought ours a few years ago and it has so far been that most used Maths resources that we own).  In fact I will probably be buying some … Continue reading

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Letter and Sound folder Update including Long Vowel Sounds

My son’s Letter and Sound folder that I made him last year as been a big life saver for me.  I printed off the pages and did all the laminating and cutting and then left it on the bookshelf so … Continue reading

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Comprehension Workbooks for Year 2 (UK)

I am trying to write more posts about the books and games that the kids have used and enjoyed. I know it is always helpful to read reviews before you spend your hard-earned money buying books and games (I always … Continue reading

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Lets go on a Minibeast hunt

My kids have a new obsession, well it is 2nd to their on going Dinosaur obsession.  It is all things minibeasts (insects and spiders included). I have been trying to encourage this new interest so I thought it was about … Continue reading

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