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Chris Riddell becomes new children's laureate – video. 25 Free Books for Kids. One of the little secrets of Amazon is the huge catalogue of free and drastically discounted books that are available for digital download.

25 Free Books for Kids

Whether you plan on viewing with a Kindle, a Fire Tablet or using the free Kindle Reading App, there are thousands of free books for kids just waiting to be downloaded. But what are the best free books that you can line up for your kids to read? Well, with so many different titles, you could just dive in and start exploring, or take a look at our list of the best free books for kids.

Positive communication is a key life skill. Minreeva Learning Solutions. These Apps Help Kids With Autism Learn Basic Skills. Animals the countryside - Animal's Sounds - Education for kids! Teach Preschoolers & Kids To Learn ABCs, Shapes, Counting - Preschool Learning Online. (Busy Parents & Teachers Welcome!)

Teach Preschoolers & Kids To Learn ABCs, Shapes, Counting - Preschool Learning Online

Find Out Why Below.. Discovering Our Countryside - An everyday story of farming and natures seasons. Resources for Teaching About the Sights and Sounds of Autumn. Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas. Earth Day is right around the corner, and this year, the theme is "Trees for the Earth.

Earth Day 2014: Lesson Plans, Reading Lists, and Classroom Ideas

" Are you planning on incorporating the annual event in your classroom? There are many different learning opportunities on Earth Day, whether your students will be doing science-based investigations, thematic reading, or creative arts projects. To help teachers brainstorm some ways to incorporate Earth Day into the curriculum, we've compiled a list of resources that are full of engaging classroom activities. There's a bit of everything, including lesson plans, tools and resources, and student reading lists. Earth Day Lesson Plans: K-5 Earth Day Curriculum Resources: The National Education Association produced this resource for teachers, which features seven in-depth lesson plans, Earth Day games, and a list of outside links for students in grades K-5. Digital Citizenship Flashcards. Another academic year is here and with it comes new clothes, lessons, and of course, new technologies.

Digital Citizenship Flashcards

But are your child's digital citizenship skills back-to-school ready? If not, don't worry. Teaching Packs. 10 More Resources for Go Green Week. Go Green Week takes place from 11th to 17th February 2013.

10 More Resources for Go Green Week

The event aims to raise awareness of climate change and helps students to launch practical solutions for a low-carbon future. I posted 10 Resources for Go Green Week last year, so here are 10 more great resources that you could use too: 1) Waste Warriors is a lovely site with child-friendly information about waste and recycling in different areas of the community. 2) A number of resources about the effects of waste on the environment are available on this site. 3) Primary Treasure Chest have a number of printable sheets that can be used in lessons about recycling. Free Worksheets and Printables for Teachers. eLearning Tools-Resources-etc. eLearning Tools-Resources-etc. Teacher-rob's Space - Home. Cool Finger Faces: Draw Funny Faces On Your Fingers [iOS] If you browse regularly online, you must have seen many, numbering in thousands, of images with fingers with expressions and full faces drawn on them to make them look like portraits or so.

Cool Finger Faces: Draw Funny Faces On Your Fingers [iOS]

Cool Finger Faces is an application for iOS devices that allow for all such humorous content to be created in the touch of a button. The very first thing you need to do is take a photograph of your fingers, or pick a starting image from your “Photo Gallery”. Once done, you can pan/zoom and add more than 180 pre-made faces, hands, hairstyle, accessories, and items to your fingers by adjusting them properly. You can further make the images look cool by applying pre-made effects and filters.

There is another option in the app, the option to Draw Yourself. The image can be sent to any social networking website in a matter of seconds. Features. The Literacy Shed. Science in the News-letter #16. Activity Village. The Great Plant Hunt ... following in Darwin's footsteps. Shel Silverstein Reads His Poem ‘Ickle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me Too’ in Animated Video. Web 2.0 and Hosted Services for Schools. Technologies. TinyTube. TimTim Colouring/drawing. The Children's University of Manchester.

Student's design poster to save babies' lives - FE Community. Every Sleep Matters is the message on a new campaign to keep babies safe which is being backed by Hampshire’s Safeguarding Children’s Board.

Student's design poster to save babies' lives - FE Community

Posters, which have been designed with the help of students on the BTEC Graphic Design course at Fareham College, are to be distributed to Children’s Centres and early year’s providers, hospitals and local surgeries as well as schools and colleges which offer childcare courses. Chris Jones, Education and Inclusion Branch Lead for Safeguarding, commented: ‘We are absolutely delighted with the posters prepared by students from Fareham College and would like to thank them for all their hard work and commitment to this campaign which they did at very short notice.

Feedback from all agencies has been extremely positive.’ The posters are aimed at raising awareness of the need to ensure babies sleep in a safe environment to lower the risk of Sudden Infant Death (SID) syndrome. Story Wheel - Top Game for iPhone and iPad. Primary School History Encyclopedia. Olympic Challenge 2012. The Kid Should See This. Story Time For Me. Sesame Street. Reading Bear - learn to read for free! Priory Woods School & Arts College - Switch / Touch Screen Videos. PrimaryWall - Web based sticky notes. PrimaryWall - Sticky Note server and client from Primary Technology. Learning for Schools and Young People - The Royal British Legion. Inspire My Kids. HelpKidzLearn. Easy ways to engage your child with maths. Is maths is your child’s tricky subject?

Easy ways to engage your child with maths

Try a few simple strategies to boost their interest in numbers and help them adopt a new approach to their arithmetic assignments. Step one: have a positive approach “Being positive about maths is hugely important,” says Lizzie Tubbs, Support Manager at Number Partners. Easter. Below, you will find a wide range of ideas and resources to help you when you are teaching children at Easter.

Easter

Discovery Education: Turf Mutt. Christmas Teaching Ideas and Resources. Children's Books Forever. Children's Books and Book Club. A Parents’ Guide to Technology - UK Safer Internet Centre. 10 Resources for Mother’s Day Activities. Next Sunday 18th March is Mother’s Day here in the UK, so I’ve found a selection of great resources that could be used this week if you’re planning some lessons linked to the day. 1) There are lots of card templates, craft ideas and printables at Enchanted Learning’s great site. 2) Youtube have a number of Mothers Day songs that you could sing in the classroom.

10 Resources for Mother’s Day Activities

Here is one of them: 3) Mrs.