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National & World Poetry Days 2018

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National Poetry Day 2018National Poetry Day 2018 is planned for Thursday 4th October. It is one of two big poetry events this year, the other is World Poetry Day, being held on 21 March 2018.

World Poetry Day is a time to appreciate and support poets and poetry around the world. It is held on March 21 each year and is an initiative of the United Nations ...

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ZapzapMath – Maths Games for Children

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At the recent Bett show, I visited ZapzapMath, a new to me company that is offering interactive Maths games for computers, or mobile devices, suitable for the primary school age range.

There are over 150 maths lessons included in the games, split up by year group and all easily monitored by either a teacher, or parent. ...

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Super Movers

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Whilst at the Bett show recently, I picked up a leaflet about a new BBC and Premier League project called Super Movers.  I cannot recommend this enough! I love it.

“Super Movers gives teachers video content-led ideas and simple solutions to help children learn while they move – all free, fun, and easy to use in the classroom. No extra ...

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Classroom Screen

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Classroom ScreenClassroom Screen is a free, fun resource that I discovered recently.

It was created by Laurens Koppers, a teacher, and is designed for use in classrooms:

“I’m a teacher in the Netherlands and I wanted to use a free and simple tool with all my favorite digiboard widgets to help my students focus more on their work. I ...

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Historical Toys

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Historical Toys can be a great project – especially for KS1 – where children will be able to ask parents and grandparents about their toys and learn from first-hand experience, before starting to look back further. Many people will still have some old, favourite toys to show and maybe even lend to school to make a display.

The BBC has several historical toys videos ...

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