Sunday, 26 February 2012

Animal Dominoes

Busy Bee Kids Printables are a wonderful website and have five sets of animal dominoes to download and print for free. The sets on offer are farm animals, ocean animals, bugs, safari and dinosaurs.

Each pdf file has two pages and basic instructions.  Click here to go to the site.

Friday, 24 February 2012

Thursday, 23 February 2012

Letter T:T is for turtle:Maze

Free to download here from Print Activities.

Letter S:S is for sunflower:Sunflower math mat

Free counting game to download from here at Making Learning Fun.  Print one board per child.  Have them roll the dice and then cover the appropriate number of sunflowers with sunflower seeds (or any other appropriate manipulatives) First one to cover all their flowers is the winner.  Good for a flowers/gardening/summer theme.

Letter D:D is for dinosaur:Lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter F:F is for flower:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter H: h is for heart:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter R:R is for rocket:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter B:B is for Bee:Lacing Template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter R:R is for rooster:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter P:P is for pig:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter S:S is for sheep:lacing template


Free to download here from Activity Village

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Turtle master list





Letter T:T is for turtle:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter P:P is for Panda:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village


Letter O:O is for owl:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter H:H is for hare:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter K:K is for kangaroo:lacing template

Free to download here from Activity Village

Letter D:D is for duck:duckling lacing template


Free to download here from Activity Village.

Letter R:R is for rabbit:lacing template

Another rabbit (or bunny) lacing template this time without the letter itself.  This one is free to download here from Activity Village.

Letter A:a is for alligator:lacing card

Free to download here from Activity Village

Monday, 20 February 2012

Story Writing Paper: Dragon


Free to download from Activity Village this paper comes complete with a cartoon dragon all ready for budding author to colour in.  Available in both plain ruled and handwriting versions it makes a great starting point if illustrating writing is off putting for your learner.  Other story writing papers are available as well - click here to go to the index page.

Writing paper/frames/journal pages:Master list

With the labels tab getting VERY long I am trying to organise things better by having some posts containing master lists of the resources available/linked to on this blog.  These can be accessed from the tabs above.
This list is the writing paper etc on the blog and will be updated periodically to include new additions.





Story Writing paper: Dog


Free to download from Activity Village in either plain ruled or handwriting versions (solid and dotted lines for letter formation) This paper has a cute dog at the top for an illustrated start to your own dog story.
Click here for other animal story paper.

Minibeast wordsearch

Free to download here from Activity Village

space wordsearch

Always one of A's favourite themes...


Make Your Own Word Search

Letter H:H is for Hen:colouring page

Free to download from making Learning Fun this page is specifically designed with large open spaces suitable for dot markers, finger paints and collage materials.

Click here to download.

Change of state wordsearch and wordmat

Experiments with water and ice are always go down well with the boys -but sometimes it helps to have additional resources to reinforce vocabulary for A without it seeming like "lessons".  This wordsearch has been designed using topic words linked to changes in state; I have deliberately used the words list from Sparklebox to tie everything in together and to remind myself which words to concentrate on.

Make Your Own Word Search

If you would like the change of state wordmat which sparked the whole idea click here to go to the Sparklebox page.

Friday, 17 February 2012

Letter A:A is for alien:Maths mazes - counting by 4's

Free to download here from PrintActivities.com . Start at number 4 and help the UFO get to the planet (at 400) by counting in 4's.

Letter B:B is for blackbirds:magnet page

Click here to download from Making Learning Fun.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Letter V:V is for valentine:colour match game

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler.  Cut the hearts in to produce a colour match game.
Click here for a whole page of related activities - scroll down for the colour matchup game

Letter V:V is for valentine:Roll a Valentine

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler.

Click here to go to a page of related activities.  Scroll down for the roll a valentine download.

Letter V:V is for valentine: Number matchup

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler the object of this game is to match the heart shapes to the numeral.

Click here to go to a whole page of related activities - scroll down for the heart matchup.

Letter V:V is for Valentine: Heart Matching game

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler this game is to promote one-to-one matching skills for younger learners.

Click here to go to a whole page of related activities - scroll down for the heart matching game link

Letter V:V is for valentine:master list

What better a list to put together today?






letter A:A is for ant:Shapes match

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler, this puzzle is in a similar vein to the number match up.  Simply cut the ants in half to use, the object is obviously to match the shapes;again younger learners will find the unique colouring a help.

Click here to go to a whole page of related activities - scroll down for the shape matchup.

Monday, 13 February 2012

Letter A:A is for ant:number match

Free to download from Confessions of a Homeschooler.  Cut the ants in half and match the numerals to the dots. Unique colouring helps younger learners who have trouble counting.  This is part of a whole A is for ant unit, click here for the whole page and scroll down for the number match up link.

Letter F:F is for fish:master list