Here is a bunch of fascinating facts about the alphabet for you to share with your class. How many did you or they already know? My favourite is the letter ‘B’ being a nuisance letter!
Rhyming teaches children how language works. It helps them notice and work with the sounds within words. In this post we will show you 10 ways you can explore rhyming with your children.
What Is Semaphore? This is a way of sending messages using flags. These flags are usually square, each one divided diagonally, with each half in two contrasting colours, normally red and yellow. The name comes from two Greek words: sema, meaning ‘sign’ and phero, meaning ‘to bear’ or […]
We all know about Peter Piper and the pickled peppers he picked but have you ever wondered what happened to those pickled peppers? Read on to find out and then get your class to create some alliterating tongue twister stories of their own.
Anagrams can be fun to decipher. In this post we give you a set of Task Cards that use anagrams to help your children learn their spellings.
Here is a fun activity and a great way to get your class to tell you something about themselves.
Did you know that in Germany, people hide their knives to make sure none of the returning spirits are harmed – or seek to harm them! Or that originally people carved turnips not pumpkins. Read on to find out more.
How often go you use poetry in your classroom? Here ae five excellent reasons why you might consider using it more often.
In this post we look at some traditional superstitions and then explore what they might look like if we made them sensible!
We have some spooktacular writing resources available in the Goodeyedeers Shop. Each one packed with ideas to help you have a great lesson with your children.
In this post we give you some ideas to try out with your children based on the poem, ‘The Land of Counterpane’ by Robet Louis Stevenson.
Are you looking for a great writing idea to try out with your class? This idea has lots of potential and your children will love it. We will start by explaining just what a lantern poem is and then look at some ideas you might want to try […]