These colouring in sheets are great for practising rhyming sounds. There are 4 sheets in total in this pdf file. They could be used for more discussion around other words that the children can think of that rhyme.
Play a traditional game of dominoes with these printable dominoes cards, but instead of matching dots, match the words that rhyme. Fun for kids of all ages. You could laminate the cards if you like, or glue them onto rectangles of craft foam for a more substantial "tile".
This game encourages careful listening and helps children to develop their vocabulary and observational skills. It also incorporates maths skills as you can use number, shape and information about size to help with the descriptions.
You will need to gather up the musical instruments on the picture cards. Print the picture cards – you might want to laminate them if you are going to use them more than once. Set up a screen or a box so that the children cannot see which instrument you are using.
Make learning about music hands on fun with these playdough mats. Encourage the children to use different colours and to decorate their musical notes using beads, sequins or feathers.
Use our beautifully illustrated flash cards to explore the names of different musical instruments. How do you think that the instrument is played? How do you think the instrument will sound?
This is a really fun activity to do that encourages children to explore sounds and use their imagination. Ask the children to colour in the monsters on the sheet and then discuss with them what noise they think each monster would make.
Take the children on a walk and encourage them to listen carefully to the sounds that they hear. Remind the children how to be good listeners and discuss the importance of listening carefully when they are outside. When you return from your walk, make a list of the things that you heard.
Help the children to develop their memory skills by asking them after a listening walk if they remember which environmental sounds they heard. Discuss the sounds and ask the children to colour in anything that they heard.
This is a great way for children to think about their favourite sounds and record what they like and what they don’t like pictorially. If you have more than one child, you could compare their favourite sounds or rank them in order of popularity.
This is a great starting point for discussing children’s favourite sounds. Go through the pictures and ensure that the children understand what each picture represents. Discuss what sound each picture makes.
These environmental sounds flash cards are a great discussion point and can be used to extend children’s vocabulary and develop their understanding of the world. Use them before a listening walk to make predictions about what noises the children think that they might hear.
There are 4 cards in this set with illustrated division problems for the kids to solve - perfect for beginners to dividing with remainders. You could laminate the cards and give the children a dry wipe pen to use to help to work out the answer.
This pretty autumn-inspired worksheet provides plenty of practice with working out, adding and subtracting squares and cubes. There are 14 questions in total and we've provided an answer sheet too.