The Grammar Circus is back and we’ve got a mindful sloth in this week’s Resource Roundup

August 21st 2021| Josh Cookson

Welcome back to another Resource Roundup! It’s been an EXTREMELY busy week here at TPet HQ, and the team have been hard at work on creating LOTS of exciting new resources you to get your hands on ready for the beginning of the new term. You’re going to be spoilt for choice, as this week’s Resource Roundup features –

  • Wellbeing Wednesday is BACK with the Wellbeing Flock
  • Roll up, roll up – the Grammar Circus is back in town with the Tenses Tent
  • Your eight FREE Classroom Essential is now available to download
  • Knowledge on a lanyard with our Characteristics of Effective Teaching & Learning Lanyard Cards
  • Have you made sure to check out our Alpine Angles resources yet?
  • A fabulous Behaviour Prompt Pack featuring 18 posters
  • TEASER – Woodland Words
  • Create your Skyla Sloth Mindful Zone
  • It’s time to Fill Your Bookshelf again as Phil presents his latest book review
  • Fancy being an ambassador for Teacher’s Pet? Read on to find out more

Wellbeing Wednesday is BACK!

That’s right, Wellbeing Wednesday is back as our Wellbeing Flock have returned! We want to give you as much time to get prepared for teaching this scheme in September, so our Scheme Overview, Teacher Guide and Display Pack will be available to download… now!

This 12-week teaching overview is a great way to get an early preview of our exciting, brand new Wellbeing Wednesday pack for the new term! Come and see what we have planned for the next 12 weeks, the characters the children will meet, the locations they will be travelling to, and the wellbeing focus for each week.

Our Wellbeing Wednesday display pack is jam-packed with resources. Giving you everything you could need to create an eye-catching and meaningful whole school or class display.

If you’re stuck for display space, simply use the included weekly focus banner to create a mini door display with the current week’s Wellbeing Bird character, focus label and egg quote.

Create a display that the children can refer to throughout the 12 weeks and remember the skills they are learning along the way!

This teaching guide is a great way to get an early preview of our exciting, brand new Wellbeing Wednesday pack for the term and learn how to get the best out of our Wellbeing Wednesday scheme.

Come and see what we have planned for the next 12 weeks, the characters the children will meet, the locations they will be travelling to, and the wellbeing focus for each week.

Weeks 1-4 will then be available to download from 29th August, allowing you to get ahead with the planning and preparation! Just like last Autumn, the birds are located on different parts of the planet, and each week our mystery egg visits their homeland where they help to teach the egg a new wellbeing skill each week, as it soaks up a whole load of wellbeing wisdom over the course of 12 weeks!

  • Each week, you will be treated to a wonderful animation and eBook which have been lovingly crafted by our team of graphic designers. We’ve made some new tweaks to the animations and eBooks so that they are even better than before! And just like our Mental Health Heroes, each animation will be COMPLETELY FREE TO VIEW!
  • To support your teaching, you will be able to download a weekly teaching guide, display resources and task cards.
  • To follow on from your teaching, children can complete the weekly journal page and colouring activity.

And for the first time for our Wellbeing Flock, these resources will now be differentiated to truly provide you the exact resources you need for your class. These resources will be available in EYFS, Key Stage 1, Lower Key Stage 2 and Upper Key Stage 2! In addition to this, you can also access a huge display pack for the classroom.

We also want to see your #WellbeingInTheWild! Send us your photos of our Wellbeing Wednesday resources in your classroom! This could be a display or our activities in action (no children’s faces please). Our favourite will win an exclusive Teacher’s Pet merchandise bundle and a £25 Amazon gift voucher!

You can enter by:

  • Emailing your photo to
  • Tagging @tpetuk in your photo on Instagram
  • Commenting your photo on our #WellbeingInTheWild Facebook posts or
  • Tagging @TeachersPetUK in your photo on Twitter

SPEAK Phonics

We’ve got an exciting lineup of resources planned for August, including our recently released Tricky Words PowerPoint Quiz.

Tried the taster packs and like what you’ve seen? Then why not deploy SPEAK Phonics across your school, providing access to the scheme to multiple teachers?

Our whole school memberships give you and all of the teachers within your school access to the entire SPEAK PHONICS scheme, but that’s not all!

A whole school membership also gives access to EVERYTHING else on Teacher’s Pet! This includes our famous and hugely popular Wellbeing Wednesday mental health programmes and thousands of other resources!

School memberships offer incredible value for money, starting from as little as £349 for a full year! Get a quote today using the contact form found on our SPEAK Phonics hub page!

Roll up, Roll up – The Grammar Circus is back in town!

Welcome to the… ‘Tenses Tent’! The ‘Tenses Tent’ is the latest addition to our Grammar Circus resources, with amazing resources such as the wonderful tent table display crafting activity, as well as a whole HOST of Tenses Tent resources that are all about… you guessed it, tense! Our Tense Tent resources are PERFECT for learning about what tense is, learning about past and future tense and how to change a word into different tenses.

We have a wide variety of resources including an animated PowerPoint, Interactive Display, Choosing the Correct Past Tense verb in sentences and so much more!

Your next FREE Classroom Essential

This week our classroom freebie is a handy pack of smiley face assessments in three different sizes! Fully editable, you can add your own text and then put these in the front of work books, pencil pots and on the wall within your classroom.

Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning Lanyards

Characteristics of Effective Teaching and Learning Lanyard Cards! Attach these cards to a lanyard to have instant knowledge about the characteristics of effective teaching and learning! Use them when you are observing children’s play and learning or to assess how children learn in different areas of the provision.

These are now ONLINE, and we have some updated ELG lanyard cards on their way very soon!

Get your skates on for the Alpine Angles

Our Angles resources have been VERY popular on the website since they were released. Our goal with them was to transform the thought of learning about Angles. Angles are seen as a very ‘bland’ subject to not only learn about, but teach also. With our Alpine Angles, we wanted to create vivid resources with fun themes that would help to increase the enjoyment for both the children and the teacher. Come check them out today!

Behaviour Prompt Pack

This is a brilliant set of 18 A4 sized posters showing different targets/reminders for pupils in their behaviour.
These are a very popular download at the moment as you all prepare your classrooms. They could also be laminated and used within circle time…

Woodland Words

Here’s a SNEAK PEEK at the theming of our brand new KS1 project… Woodland Words! Woodland Words is a new project to help enhance vocabulary within writing!

Who’s excited for this wonderful project? We definitely are!

Create your own Skyla Sloth Mindful Zone

Create a small mindful zone in your classroom or corridor with our lovely new mini wellbeing display pack. It has everything from posters, bunting and leafy banners to mindful box labels and activity sheets to check in on their feelings. We’ve also added 3 other new EYFS/KS1 display packs – ‘Barry Beaver’s Construction Site‘ being an office favourite! Come take a look!

It’s time to ‘Fill Your Bookshelf’ with Phil!

Phil has been busy finding another book to add onto the bookshelf, and this week he’s settled on The Heart and the Bottle by Oliver Jeffers. Phil says – ‘The Heart and the Bottle is a profound yet simple story by the fantastic author and illustrator, Oliver Jeffers. It carries a beautiful message about love, loss, grief and finally a new hope. A wonderful book for KS1, KS2 or anyone who needs to hear it. Subtle enough that it could be read to younger children without being too upsetting, but powerful enough that it could be used to explore the difficult topics of grieving and the pain of losing a loved one.’

Fancy becoming a TPet Ambassador?

How do you fancy becoming a part of our Brand Ambassador team? Teacher’s Pet are seeking teachers who are willing to promote our content! In return, we can offer you some *EXCLUSIVE resources, *Early Access to resources, a *FREE Ultimate membership, a *15% discount for your followers and awesome *care packages! Sounds good right? Keep an eye on our Instagram page tomorrow for details on how to apply.

*EXCLUSIVE resources are subject to successfully completing a trial period and continuing to promote thereafter. If you do not keep up with your commitment to post, you will lose access to receiving these resources.

*FREE Ultimate Membership, 15% Discount for followers and care packages are subject to the same terms and condition as the EXCLUSIVE resources. If you do not keep up your commitment to post, you will lose access to your Ultimate membership, discount code and any care packages.

*Early Access provided if possible on a resource.

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