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Key Stage 1

For children aged 5 – 7

Respect: A Guide to Consent for Kids – Teaching Notes

The perfect introduction to consent for kids and families everywhere.   Consent can be a difficult topic to explain, but it doesn’t need to be confusing.   From setting boundaries, to reflecting on your own behaviour and learning how to be an awesome bystander, this book will have kids feeling confident, respected, and 100% in […]

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There’s a Rang-tan in My Bedroom

Teach children about the plight of the orangutan and the dangers of deforestation in, There’s a Rang-tan in My Bedroom, the timely and beautiful picture book by James Sellick and Frann Preston-Gannon. We’ve got lots of excellent resources that will help you plan KS1 and KS2 lessons and assemblies, which you can download below. About the book: […]

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My Monster and Me – Teacher Resources

KS2 classroom ideas for Waterstones Children’s Laureate Cressida Cowell’s series The Wizards of Once

Themes: creativity, empathy, imagination, iron age, fantasy

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Bombs & Blackberries – Teacher’s Notes

A beautifully illustrated short play set in World War Two, written by Julia Donaldson, author of the modern classic The Gruffalo.  This brilliant play is an engaging and educational resource for World War Two topic lessons, and any school events held to celebrate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day in 2019. Perfect for class reading as well as performance, at KS1 and KS2. These […]

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Hello Lighthouse – Teacher’s Notes

A lyrical and timeless picture book about hope, change and the passing of time, with a beautifully classic feel to both the text and illustrations. These comprehensive reading notes include questions, activities, and project ideas suitable for English lessons with KS1 pupils, as well as some cross-curricular links to Science, History, PSHCE and more. Download the PDF   Hello Lighthouse On […]

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Asterix & the Chariot Race Activity Booklet

As well as being packed full of exciting activities and colouring pages, this booklet also contains an illustrated introduction to the Roman army, bursting with facts and stats. This pack is perfect for a topic lesson on the Romans, rainy lunchtimes or end of term fun. The pack contains the following activities: Introduction to the Roman army Wordsearch Foldable […]

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Claude – Drawing Activity Pack

These activities, starring everyone’s favourite beret-clad canine hero and Disney Junior TV star, Claude, are perfect for a rainy lunchtime or end of term fun. The pack contains the following activities: Colouring in Design your own film poster challenge Write a holiday postcard A wordsearch Learn how to draw Claude! DOWNLOAD

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The Night Before The Night Before Christmas

The Night Before The Night Before Christmas, written by Kes Grey and illustrated by Claire Powell, is the perfect EYFS picture book for children ages 3+; ideal for reading aloud at any time of year. These notes include reading comprehension questions to improve literacy, as well as suggestions for classroom activities to enjoy the book across […]

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Ten Little Elves – Activity Pack

The Ten Little Elves are here with lots of fun activities to help you get into the festive spirit. From finger puppets to Christmas tree decorations, there’s plenty to keep small hands entertained. Ten Little Elves by Mike Brownlow and Simon Rickerty (£6.99, PB)

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Celebrate Halloween with Christopher Pumpkin and Mrs Blackhat

Halloween is approaching and we’ve got two spook-tastic books that will get little ones in the mood! Meet Christopher Pumpkin, the lovable Halloween pumpkin who DOESN’T want to be scary! Download activity sheets here Mrs Blackhat the witch likes everything to be black. So what will she do with an GINGER cat? Download activity sheets here

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Fantastically Feminist: Michelle Obama – How to Draw

Meet Michelle Obama: A+ student, passionate piano player, and a girl who’s not afraid to dream big. Discover the fantastically feminist story of global icon and inspirational activist and campaigner Michelle Obama in this beautifully illustrated biography. Perfect for sharing with KS2 pupils. Author and illustrator Anna Doherty has created these great ‘How to Draw‘ […]

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Fantastically Feminist: Michelle Obama – Assembly and Lesson Ideas

Inspire your pupils to change the world and achieve their dreams with this fantastic illustrated biography of activist, campaigner and global icon Michelle Obama! Created by Reading Rocks, these assembly and lesson ideas will appeal to pupils from Reception to Year 6 and are bursting with creative ideas. Download assembly notes and lesson ideas  Download […]

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