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September 19th 2021| Josh Cookson

Welcome back to another weekly Resource Roundup. Hopefully you have all managed to find Inner Peace this past Wellbeing Wednesday with Danton the Idyllic Dove. And can you believe that we are already about to hit Week 4 of Wellbeing Wednesday already? Because we certainly can’t! It’s been an extremely busy week for the team as they have been planning some more AMAZING resources for you lovely lot. So let’s not delay and get right into it! This weeks Resource Roundup features –

  • Learning about Self-Knowledge and Self-Regulation with Oleg the Observant Owl
  • NEW Animals Including Humans resources for Year 3 – part of C.R.E.A.T.E Science are now available
  • NEW resources for teaching Fronted Adverbials
  • NEW Classroom Area Display Pack featuring the Proud Peacock
  • NEW Colour Monster Feelings & Emotions Display
  • The Very Hungry Caterpillar Tuff Tray Pack
  • It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day today, but you can still celebrate in the classroom when looking at pirate or sea themed topics
  • We have another book review for you as we join Fill Your Bookshelf

Learning about Self-Knowledge and Self-Regulation with Oleg The Observant Owl

It’s been another BIG week for Wellbeing Wednesday as last week we introduced Danton The Idyllic Dove, who taught about finding inner peace through mindful practices. We’ve seen your wonderful pictures online of Danton resources in action in your classrooms. Now it’s time for our new bird, and this week we are Learning about Self-Knowledge and making good choices with Oleg The Observant Owl.

The resources you can expect are –

  • A wonderfully designed FREE animation
  • BRAND NEW e-Book’s specifically designed for each bird
  • Task Cards
  • Journals
  • Teaching Guides
  • Mindful Colouring
  • Weekly Display Guides

Week’s 2-4 are available EXCLUSIVELY FOR ULTIMATE MEMBERS right now! Now it’s time for you to get ready for Week’s 5-8 with our next four birds. Make sure you keep an eye out on the site and social media to see who is next!

Animals including Humans for Year 3 – C.R.E.A.T.E Science

That’s right! Our first set of Animals including Humans resources are now available to download online! This is part of our C.R.E.A.T.E Science project where we provide all of the ideas, planning and resources for your science lessons! We’ve got lots more on the way… keep your eyes peeled!

NEW Fronted Adverbials Resources

Our KS2 teacher, Phil, has planned some brilliant resources for helping with the teaching of Fronted Adverbials! We’ve got posters, activity sheets (with answers!) and an awesome interactive power point – all themed around the wonderful Sonoran Desert habitat in North America.

Proud Peacock Classroom Area Display Pack

Are you feeling as proud as a peacock?! With our new display pack you will be!

Come and brighten up that last corner of your classroom with our proud peacock display items! We’ve got banners, borders, display feathers, activities, certificates… even proud postcards to send home!

Flash those tail feathers and get downloading – it’s a great pack to encourage you to celebrate the smallest or largest achievements that your children make this year.

Colour Monster Feelings & Emotions Display Pack

The Colour Monster Feelings & Emotions Display OUT NOW! This pack contains SO MANY different emotion themed resources! Including…

  • Emotion Potion Posters
  • Emotion Vocab Jars
  • How are you feeling today?’ Interactive Jar Display
  • The Colour Monster Feeling Journals
  • Cut-out The Colour Monster Assets
  • The Colour Monster Worry Box Template


The Very Hungry Caterpillar Tuff Tray Pack

We’ve had quite a few requests for Hungry Caterpillar resources in our search bar this week – one of the most downloaded is our huge tuff tray pack! It links in wonderfully with maths and even comes with an easy to follow play dough recipe.

Talk Like a Pirate Day

A joke to start us off… Why couldn’t the kid see the pirate movie? Because it was rated arrr! That deserves at least a pity laugh. On a more official note, Michael has written a fantastic blog all about Talk Like a Pirate Day! Two friends, John Baur and Mark Summers came up with the idea on 19th September 1995, and after going viral around 2002, became an internationally celebrated day. The day even has a patron saint in Robert Newton, after his numerous portrayals of pirates including Long John Silver and Blackbeard.

Take a read of Michael’s blog today!

It’s time to Fill Your Bookshelf – With Phil!

This weeks book review is all about ‘The Proudest Blue’ by Olympic Medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad.

Phil says –

‘The Proudest Blue is an inspirational story written by American Olympic Medallist, Ibtihaj Muhammad. It tells of the importance and of the pride felt when wearing Hijab for the first time. With beautiful illustrations and imagery, the book conveys the strength and courage of those who wear Hijab in a western world. An important book to be read across the key stages.’

Another fantastic review by Phil. Have you read this book with your class? Got any book suggestions for Phil for future book reviews? Then why not let us know in the comments down below, or get in touch through social media? We’ll listen to all suggestions you have, and you never know, your book could be featured as our next book review!

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