Halloween is one of my favourite times of the year as everyone seems to be getting crafty and creative. My children love it when we're driving around and they can spot Halloween decorations. Some people create incredible pumpkin designs.
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As spiders are appearing in lots of windows as part of their Halloween decorations, we thought we'd add them to our Life Cycles topic. They're actually quite fascinating little creatures.
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Did you know a group of spiders is called a clutter of spiders? Spiders are fascinating creatures to learn about all year round, but with spooky season upon us, they're even more popular!
If you are looking for some new Halloween colouring pages for your kids, how about trying out these cute little witches?
Count the Halloween pictures and write the totals in the boxes. Simple Halloween counting fun for younger children. These worksheets are all counting up to 5.
These spidery mazes are great fun for younger children at halloween - perfect for finger tracing, or for use with a pencil. Can the kids find their way through the spider-web maze?
Warning! These Halloween jokes are not for the faint hearted... Only the bravest of kids should attempt to decipher this spoooooky code!
We continue to add a new Bible story each week, and this week we have chosen from the New Testament. Luke Chapter 17 verses 11 to 19 tell the story of Jesus meeting, and healing, ten lepers.
We've been topping up our octopus activities with some fun new resources. How about comparing an octopus to a jellyfish with a Venn diagram? Or reading about octopuses and then answering our multiple choice questions?
Diwali is an exciting holiday for children, whether you are learning about it or celebrating it yourself. There are plenty of opportunities for fun, creativity - and crafting!
If you are celebrating a harvest festival, thinking about Thanksgiving or simply enjoying the fruits of autumn, you might want to include a pumpkin project with younger children, either at home or in an early years setting.
Learning about Diwali with young children is a great way of recognising different beliefs and cultural practices.
Because it is soon to be World Animal Day, and autumn is in the air, and we all love cute when it comes to colouring pages, we've just added a pack of 10 of the cutest mouse colouring pages ever!
This post from Shelly introduces the echo art technique - a simple but really effective technique that you can adapt so that children of all ages can enjoy.
Children love learning about animals and who can blame them?! Animals can be cute, strange or scary! They're fascinating even for adults.