Pumpkin games

Quick to set up, lots of fun to play: try these pumpkin games for some seasonal maths and literacy practise.

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100 kids literacy & language activities

100 language activities :: alphabet, spelling, sight words, creative writing, storytelling, language development. Multi-sensory, play-based ideas.

100 kids literacy and language activities

Our approach to literacy and language activities is through play-based, multi-sensory learning.

While children are having fun and thinking creatively, they are learning about spelling, reading, writing and language development.

Below you will find our index of language arts, organised into topics, themes and seasons.  Click through on the links to find ‘hands-on, brain-on’ activities that focus on the fun of learning. Read more »

Word and colour sorting games

We’re giving our learning a Garden Classroom-theme with these ‘dig and plant’ word and colour sorting games.

Fun garden-theme word sorting game - plus a bonus colour sorting idea!

Word and colour sorting games

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DIY spelling board game

Here’s an idea for an easy-to-make DIY board game. We’re using it as a spelling game, but you’ll also find ideas below on how you can adapt it for different literacy and maths activities.

DIY board game for kids: great for spelling games or math

DIY spelling board game

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Free Reading Eggs trial :: Play Planner

Free Reading Eggs code

Learn to read in 4 weeks for free with Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs provides a comprehensive range of online reading lessons and eBooks that teach children aged 3-13 the literacy skills needed for lifetime reading success. They’re sponsoring this week’s Play Planner and offering you a 4 week free trial of their resources.

Full of educationally sound, fun and interactive activities, Reading Eggs focuses on the most fundamental skill needed in school: reading. Children from 3 to 7 years of age, or older children struggling with reading, will enjoy the huge variety of reading lessons, activities and games that make up the Reading Eggs programme.

Reading Eggspress continues the reading adventure for 7–13 year olds, focusing on comprehension and grammar.

Take advantage of their special, no obligation 4 week FREE trial today and see how your child’s reading improves by using Reading Eggs.

Click here for your 4 week FREE trial!

{This is a special offer for UK readers, but please do take a look if you are in the US as you can still take advantage of a free two week trial}

Kids activities all week long with NurtureStore’s Play planer 

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