Posts tagged: KS1

Year 2 teaching resource

Free teaching resource – Year 2 – Life cycle of a honey bee sequencing cards

Schools who purchase the Cornerstones Curriculum get a year’s free access to The Hub, our fantastic online portal that features planning and assessment tools as well as over 1000 bespoke teaching resources. Cornerstones Curriculum Team members Jenny Bailey and Caroline Pudner have picked their top 10 favourite resources, which are available for you to use and… Read more

free Year 2 teaching resource

Free teaching resource – Year 2 – All about sport A5 booklet

Schools who purchase the Cornerstones Curriculum get a year’s free access to The Hub, our fantastic online portal that features planning and assessment tools as well as over 1000 bespoke teaching resources. Cornerstones Curriculum Team members Jenny Bailey and Caroline Pudner have picked their top 10 favourite resources, which are available for you to use and… Read more

Year 1 teaching resource

Free teaching resource – Year 1 – mnemonics presentation

Schools who purchase the Cornerstones Curriculum get a year’s free access to The Hub, our fantastic online portal that features planning and assessment tools as well as over 1000 bespoke teaching resources. Cornerstones Curriculum Team members Jenny Bailey and Caroline Pudner have picked their top 10 favourite resources, which are available for you to use and… Read more

Science Week lesson plan: Chocolate structures (EYFS/KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate how to use melted chocolate to ‘weld’ together edible items to create super-yummy chocolate structures. Resources Lots of chocolate in all shapes, sizes and types Marshmallows, cereal hoops and other small food items Reusable, metal water bottles Hand-hot water Show Add hand-hot water to the metal bottle and put the lid on firmly. Hold the edge of a piece… Read more

Science Week lesson plans: Milk shapes

Science Week lesson plan: Milk shapes (EYFS/KS1)

Demonstrate how milk curdles into curds and whey. Then use the solid curds as a mouldable plastic to create fun shapes and models. Resources Whole milk White vinegar Access to a microwave Cup Tablespoon Bowl Sieve Kitchen roll Cookie cutters (optional) Glitter and food colouring (optional) Show Heat up a cup of whole milk in the… Read more

Science Week lesson plan: Floating flowers (KS1/KS2)

Demonstrate this simple but amazing blooming flower, science activity before letting the children have a go themselves. Resources Floating flower template (provided) Saucer Water Scissors Other resources including variety of paper types, liquids and craft materials Timer (optional) Show Cut out a flower carefully from the template provided. Fold each of the petals inwards. Pour water… Read more