Early Years

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Filename Summary File Formats
bwords Thanks to Bridgeen McNulty for this interactive PowerPoint presentation. She writes: The resource is intended for use in Reception/Key Stage 1 as a short reinforcement activity in recognising the spelling some common words with B as the beginning sound with animations and sound effects. The resource can be manipulated to represent any letter of the alphabet, simply change the pictures and words.     ppt
classlab2 A set of labels for cupboards / drawers etc. in the infant classroom.   rtf  
colours A simple MS PowerPoint presentation on the subject of recognising colours. Thanks to Lorna Schembri of Malta.     ppt
counting_on A MS PowerPoint presentation for supporting the teaching of basic arithmetic in Early Years / Y1 / SEN. A series of simple additions are animated. Teacher control allows you to give children time to discuss / count before the answer is presented. Zip archive contains a PowerPoint file. Thanks to Veronica Carter, Camelsdale First School, West Sussex.     zip
Creative Ladder This is an abridged version of the Book "The Creative Ladder" by Boris Nikitin. The book deals with developing children's innate intelligence through the playing of a structured sequence of games.   rtf  
cvcwordspresentation This resource provides a continuous play Powerpoint presentation on CVC words.  Great for reinforcing those phonemes! Zip file containing Microsoft Powerpoint presentation.     zip


A Powerpoint presentation, which builds on the one above. CVC words are illustrated and animated letter by letter. This one is from Veronica Carter.     zip
homerecord_nursery A booklet (in MS Word) format to send home for preschool children to fill in (with their parents) to enable the school to find out basic info about what they can already do. From Hollingwood Primary School.     zip
nursery2 One school's information for parents about its nursery unit and how to help their children settle in.   rtf txt
ourselve A topic map for planning / teaching OURSELVES in YrR.   rtf  
outdoor_provision A chart of SCAA's Desirable Outcomes for outdoor play. pdf rtf  
sand_water Ideas for sand and water play. pdf rtf  

Here is a set of MS PowerPoint presentations produced by Veronica Carter for her reception class at Camelsdale First School (www.pavilion.co.uk/camelsdalef). They are zipped because PowerPoint files can be quite large. TO view the instruction use PowerPoint's View menu and choose Notes page. One of the joys of PowerPoint presentations like these is that you can easily modify them to suit your own needs.

ch_sh_th This one deals with recognising words that begin with the three sounds ch, sh, th.     zip
cvcwordspresentation Consonant - Vowel - Consonant (but you knew that!)  Great for reinforcing those phonemes! .     zip


A Powerpoint presentation, which builds on the one above. CVC words are illustrated and animated letter by letter. This one is from Veronica Carter.     zip


What is the last letter ....     zip

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This page was last updated on 06 December 2007