Tag Archives: ks1 english

Sh, Th, Ch sound train (free)

I remember doing a lot of activities around sh, th and ch with my daughter but for some reason they mostly seemed to be flower based (and that just does not have the same appeal for my son) so I … Continue reading

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Match and Spell Game

In August I spent quite a bit of time reading up and researching which books and games I would like to use with the kids.  I found the Orchard Toys game called Match and Spell and after reading some good … Continue reading

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Practicing words with Road themed letters

My little man is currently very excited about reading and spelling words.  So I have been wanting to capitalise on this excitement with words and build some extra word activity into our home learning. Twinkl has a road themed letter … 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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Word Hunt

My youngest is loving his reading at the moment, he will bring me four of his BOB readers at one go and want to sit and read all of them to me.  He is really good at sounding out his … Continue reading

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Write your own Percy the Park Keeper Story

I have been trying to encourage my daughter to write short stories.  She is not a natural story-teller like her younger brother but we are slowly getting there.  One of the things that seem to work with her is if … Continue reading

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Using Activity Village for homeschooling

I know lots of people already know about the Activity Village website but most people think of them as a website with colouring pages and craft ideas.  And yes they have lots of great craft ideas and we have actually … Continue reading

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