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Cone People; Twinkly Hallowe’en Cats & Spanish Worksheets

We use Twinkl for a lot of our crafts and worksheets. At this time of year, one of our favourites is the Hallowe’en Cone People and this year we’ve chosen to make colourful cats. (Last year, it was a cat… Continue Reading →

Hallowe’en Paperchains with Twinkl & Funnybones

Is it too soon or too late to be thinking about Hallowe’en? As you can tell, by our Hallowe’en paperchains, we’ve only just turned our thoughts to this holiday. Seems like every year it creeps up unannounced and the last… Continue Reading →

5 Steps to Bedtime Routines for Older Kids; Prenager Years

Bedtime routines evolve as children grow older. When they were babies, it was merely a question of sitting up nearly all night and rocking them to sleep while they made up their minds to (a) demand to be fed (b)… Continue Reading →

Rice Sand Tray & Twinkl Handwriting; DIY Sand Tray Fun

What does a rice sand tray have to do with handwriting? We think it’s a fun component of Twinkl Handwriting practice! Twinkl’s new handwriting scheme covers letter formation for the whole alphabet, and we’ve been testing the KS2 continuous cursive version…. Continue Reading →

Twinkl Handwriting; Journey to Continuous Cursive

Twinkl Handwriting is a comprehensive new handwriting scheme, suitable for KS1 and KS2 (ages 5 to 11). It’s available in both cursive and continuous cursive fonts; we’ve tested the KS2 continuous cursive version. There are separate activity packs for each… Continue Reading →

Clean Water for Wildlife; Geoscience Project

Freshwater Habitats Trust are running a Clean Water for Wildlife survey, to assess pollution levels and discover new clean water sites. I signed up to take part as this is an ideal geoscience learning opportunity! Any freshwater site will do –… Continue Reading →

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