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Learning About Skara Brae; Stone Age Settlements

Twinkl PlanIt is my go-to resource for History lessons. Today, we used a PlanIt lesson pack to learn about Skara Brae and its archaeological significance. Revision & Fact Finding To begin, we briefly revised our previous Stone Age knowledge –… Continue Reading →

Stone Age Cave Paintings

Today, we watched a Twinkl Cave Paintings presentation, and discussed what we could see in the various photos. (Curvy animals with thin legs, and luscious earth tones. Stylised stick figure people, holding prehistoric tools. Hand stencils from the Cueva de… Continue Reading →

Surviving the Stone Age

It’s day 15, and we are surviving the autumn term. We had a social group meet today because it’s important for the kids to be around other small people. Then, we resumed our History topic with a great Twinkl PlanIt lesson on Surviving… Continue Reading →

Stone Age Homes

We kick started the day with spelling practice. (We like rainbow writing, for spelling practice, because a little bit of colour makes anything less boring.) After watching and discussing a presentation on Stone Age homes, we completed an activity sheet with labelled drawings… Continue Reading →

More Stone Age Jewellery

What do you do when you aren’t feeling well, and you don’t have the luxury of subbing in a supply teacher? Well, you might declare free choice on the workbooks, so long as your students turn in a sufficient number… Continue Reading →

Stone Age Jewellery

We started the day by discussing Stone Age jewellery; what it was made from, what it looked like, and why people wear jewellery. We then designed and made our own necklaces from shells, wooden beads, and leather cord. To help… Continue Reading →

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