Miscellaneous Planning | Free Early Learning Resources for Teachers

This section contains a selection of useful planning documents relevant to the EYFS and KS1. We’re looking to build our planning sections up so if you have anything you would like to share please get in touch we’d love to hear from you. We are prepared to pay for certain EYFS / KS1 planning documents.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Counting to 10

A variety of activities to help your pupils practice counting up to ten, with activities in line with the Maths, English, PSED and Art curriculum.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Different Types of Fruit and Seeds

To help pupils become aware of the different types of fruit available and understand that they are grown from different kinds of seeds.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Giving Presents

The purpose of this PSED lesson plan is to help children understand the process to attending a party and giving a present to the birthday girl or boy.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Looking After Our Pets

This lesson plan will highlight the importance of looking after pets correctly and help your pupils to understand the similarities between animals and humans.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Recognising Letters

Help your pupils to recognise the letters in their name and put them in the correct order. This lesson plan includes two activity sheets that can be used at school or at home.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Religion at Christmas

To help introduce Christmas as a religious festival and to help encourage discussions about how other religions celebrate at this time of year.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Understanding Directions

This set of activities will help your pupils to become more spatially aware and learn how to follows basic directional instructions.

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EYFS/KS1 Activities: Using Different Colours

To help pupils recognise individual colours and understand how they can be mixed together to make different varieties.

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KS1 Activities: Letter to Santa (Punctuation and Spelling)

The aim of this lesson plan is to help pupils to develop a basic understanding of punctuation and word family patterns.

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KS1 Literacy Ideas

A really useful resource containing lots of ideas for teaching English in KS1.

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KS1 Science Ideas

A very useful document about teaching science in Key Stage 1 (KS1), including lots of hints and tips to help keep children interested in science and motivated to learn.

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KS2 Literacy Ideas

A very useful resource containing lots of ideas for teaching English in KS2.

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