December 3rd, 2016

Christmas Sentences 01

christmas_sentences_01This resource is aimed at pupils in first to third classes or SEN pupils. Its purpose is to assist with the understanding of both sentence structure and reading for meaning. These Christmas sentences are made up of six words.

Laminate all of the pages in the resource. Cut out the five sentence strips and the corresponding words, which are colour co-ordinated to assist with matching. Place velcro in each of the empty boxes on the sentence strips

December 3rd, 2016

Nativity True Or False

nativity_true_or_falseThis resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes. There are statements about the Nativity on flashcards and pupils have to sort out the statements and decide whether they are true or false. There are twenty sentences to sort, ten of which are true and ten which are false. The resource assumes an ability to read.

Print out all pages in the resource, including the “True” and “False” signs at the end. If possible, laminate all of the pages. Cut out the true and false headers

December 1st, 2016

Christmas True or False

christmas_true_or_falseThis resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes. There are statements about Christmas on flashcards and pupils have to sort out the statements and decide whether they are true or false. There are twenty sentences to sort, ten of which are true and ten which are false. The resource assumes an ability to read.

Print out all pages in the resource, including the “True” and “False” signs at the end. If possible, laminate all of the pages. Cut out the true and false headers as well as the twenty sentences.

November 27th, 2016

Kandle Advent Resources 2016

kandle_2016Many teachers will be quite familiar with the Kandle website as it produces great quality religious resources, especially at set times during the year. The site has recently released its 2016 Resources for Advent.

It contains lots of useful information, activities and ideas for primary teachers to use in the classroom. It has some Advent facts, key dates in Advent, ideas for the Advent Prayer Space, explanation of the Advent Wreath,

November 21st, 2016

Alphabetic Order 01

alphabetical_order_01This resource is aimed at giving pupils practice of ordering words by alphabetical order. The vocabulary used pertains toseasonal items like gifts, decorations, bells, holly, snaowman etc. There are four different sets of five words to place in order, based only on the first letter of the word.

November 19th, 2016

Santa Claus Is Coming To Town Using Lámh Signs

If you have pupils with Special Educational Needs (SEN) in your school that use the Lámh Signs, it might be a good idea to teach this traditional Christmas song to all of the pupils in your class/school. Doing something like this with the whole class/school promotes inclusion and allows all pupils to learn some Lámh signs in a fun way.

November 18th, 2016

3D Paper Snowflakes

I’ve seen these paper snowflakes done in school and they are really effective and look fantastic. They probably do need lots of adult supervision as they are quite fiddly and it’s very easy to make a mistake. However, the finished product is really impressive and they look great for decorating the classroom during the seasonal period.

November 13th, 2016

Match The Silhouettes 01

match_the_silhouettes_01This seasonal activity features ten different Christmas-themed images. It is aimed at the development of visual perception. Pupils have to match the silhouette to the Christmas-themed image.

Laminate all pages in the resource. Cut out the silhouettes and all of the matching baseboards. Place velcro in all of the blank boxes on the baseboards and at the rear of the silhouette images.

November 12th, 2016

Lily and the Snowman

Lily and the Snowman is a short animated film from Cineplex Movies from 2015. It tells the story of how, every winter, a magical snowman puts on a show for a little girl. But over time, life pulls them apart. Will she remember to take the time for what she loved?

November 11th, 2016

Peg Calendar 01

peg_calendar_01This seasonal peg maths resource is aimed at pupils in middle classes or SEN pupils. It is based on the pupil’s ability to read the calendar. It contains a one-month calendar for a December, followed by twelve question cards based on the calendar. The pupil reads the question on the left of each card (or a teacher/SNA may read it to them) followed by the three possible answers on the right of the card. They then place a clothes peg on the answer that they think is correct.