Teaching packs

Open-ended, interactive resources that you can call upon to crack a concept. Think Number Squares, Letter Fans, Flash Cards...classroom resources at your fingertips!

  • NUMBER - Firework Addition

    NUMBER - Firework Addition PACK +

    Focus on addition and counting on with these two firework-themed lessons. This pack contains complete lesson plans and resources for two fun numeracy lessons with a firework theme.

    • 3 Activities
    • 24 Documents
  • SHAPE - Catherine Wheels

    SHAPE - Catherine Wheels PACK +

    This pack focuses on 2D shapes, for a fun numeracy lesson with a firework theme. Below you will find a detailed lesson plan, plus both interactive and printable resources to support learning.

    • 11 Documents
    • 1 Activity
  • SHAPE - Firework Patterns

    SHAPE - Firework Patterns PACK +

    A firework-themed pack on patterns, sequencing and symmetry, with a detailed lesson plan and resources. Using an interactive firework display, pupils colour sequences of fireworks. They then complete or invent sequences on paper. Pupils may extend to make symmetrical patterns.

    • 8 Documents
    • 1 Activity
  • NUMBER - Number Lines and Squares Toolkit

    NUMBER - Number Lines and Squares Toolkit PACK +

    These classic tools have a multitude of uses - explore adding, difference,  multiplication and number patterns. 'Interactive Number Line' is ideal for starting to count on, count back and to explore number relationships. 'Buzzing Along a Number Line' helps further providing a visual aid to counting on and counting back. The Number Square enables more numbers to be seen, ideal for place value investigations. Resources can be personalised, allowing you to differentiate, setting different start and end points as well as varying the step.

    • 3 Activities
    • 8 Documents
  • NUMBER - Sharks and Fish Number Story

    NUMBER - Sharks and Fish Number Story PACK +

    This collection of activities puts addition and subtraction in context, providing props for little maths stories. They are great for pupil participation, either through a child telling the story, or acting as props themselves, in an active learning situation.  The first activity, Counting Fish, provides a very flexible tool for estimating, counting and comparing, as well as storytelling. The shark performs 'take away'!

    • 3 Activities
    • 3 Documents
  • MONEY - Getting Started

    MONEY - Getting Started PACK +

    These early money activities will help pupils start recognising coins and move them towards totalling.  The lead resource is a simple matching activity. Further resources require totalling - either paying with coins to meet a total, or totalling the coins on the counter.  Finally Coin Comparisons and Piggy Bank are two teaching tools, useful for extending pupils with harder totalling activities. The price label sheets and record can be cut out to support coin and price matching activities.  To progress to the next level of coin activities, try our Money - Next Steps Pack.

    • 5 Activities
    • 3 Documents
  • DATA HANDLING - Fireworks

    DATA HANDLING - Fireworks PACK +

    This pack focuses on data handling, with a firework-themed lesson. Using an interactive firework display, pupils create a block graph based on the fireworks in the display. Pupils then create their own graphs or pictograms to present their own outcomes.

    • 8 Documents
    • 1 Activity
  • NUMBER - Interactive Dice Toolkit (4-7)

    NUMBER - Interactive Dice Toolkit (4-7) PACK +

    A collection of dice roll activities - ideal for quick interactive whiteboard starters.

    • 5 Activities
    • 2 Documents
  • NUMBER - Addition Every Day (4-7)

    NUMBER - Addition Every Day (4-7) PACK +

    This incredibly useful pack for 4-7 is led by a new resource which is a whole-class, interactive whiteboard tool for providing a list of addition questions in 3 bands of differentiation. The questions are refreshed every day of the year. Use the tool for 'mental warm up' or a 'start of the day task' or to teach/revise calculation strategies. Also included are our Getting Started Skill Builder games. These games are ideal for whole class, individual or group practice. A set of printable sheets provides all the back-up you need. See the Overview of Resources document, below, for a full description of the resources and a list of all the progressive levels of addition that are included in the games. For the full set of packs for all age groups and abilities, click here.

    • 5 Activities
    • 5 Documents