There are 4 pages of colourful sorting funis workbook, which takes children from simple sorting by colour through to more complicated sorting decisions - important skills to master.
This shape and colour sorting game can be used to familiarise children with sorting by shape and by colour, practising the language of sorting and the logic of the grid as you go.
This is a more challenging sorting activity. There are 4 different shapes - squares, triangles, circles and stars - in 4 different colours. Most of the shapes are solid colour but some are outlines. 4 of the shapes are big and the others are small.
Cut out the 12 cards and then ask your child to sort them into groups. They might choose to put all the black and white and colour cards into separate groups, or sort by dogs and cats.
This simple activity provides a set of little cards for the children to cut out and sort into 2 groups. They might choose to sort by colour or by shape. When they have sorted the cards, ask them to explain how they sorted them and see if they can spot another way to do it.
Use our colourful cards for a traditional game of Snap! listening out for the initial sound of the word. Or, in this game of pairs, the children must find pairs of words with the same initial sound.
Play a traditional game of dominoes with these printable dominoes cards, but instead of matching dots, match the words that begin with the same initial sound. Fun for kids of all ages.
These colourful sheets make a great quick starter activity. You could show them to the children on the screen or print them out and laminate them so that the children can circle the odd one out using dry-wipe pens. There are 4 pages in the pack.
These colouring in sheets are great for practising listening to the initial sounds in words. Discuss the pictures with the children beforehand to ensure that they know what each thing is. This is also great for extending children’s vocabulary and introducing new words.
Wind the bobbin up with the kids - singing and doing the actions! Here is a cute printable of the song lyrics to remind you.
The wheels on the bus go round and round, round and round, round and round ... and the words from this song might go round and round in your head too! Here's a fun printable to remind you of the lyrics.
The Grand Old Duke of York was one of my son's favourite "action songs". We marched up and down many hills! This illustrated printable provides the words.
This old favourite has simple actions for younger children. It can also be sung as a "round" song with 4 voices.
If you're happy and you know it clap your hands! This old children's favourite has simple actions which the kids will enjoy.
Heads, shoulders, knees and toes is a classic children's action song that never fails to please - and it gets the kids stretching too!
This lovely song is not only fun for its actions, but useful for its "counting down" too. A useful song for the early learning classroom!
This is always a favourite action song. Children lie "sleeping" quietly and love jumping UP and flip-flopping around!
There are 8 of our favourite action songs in this pack (also available separately), with illustrations that the kids will enjoy.
Use our colourful cards for a game of rhyming word Snap! Or a game of pairs, where the children must find rhyming pairs. The children need to be familiar with the rhyming word families before they can use them in a game – spend time looking at the pictures and talking about the pairs.