# active learning

## Symmetry in Action: Lego

Symmetry in Action: let’s explore with Lego! Sometimes you stumble across a new way to teach a concept and sometimes… more

## Number Exploration

Number exploration, so much fun in P1! After a really engaging CPD about conceptual number development, I challenged myself to… more

## Number to 10 lollisticks

Lots of fun practising ordering numbers to 10 with these lollisticks. Thanks to my fantastic stage partner for letting me… more

## More one more

We’re exploring the concept of 1 more with the trusty pipe cleaner and straw activity. It’s looking slightly the worse… more

## Ordering numbers to 10

More active maths games for numbers to 10. This time children are practising ordering numbers to 10. We’re using the… more

## Word build game

Let’s build some words! We’ve been working hard on letter recognition and playing phonics awareness games, and some children are… more

## Number dabbing

Explore number and counting with this painting activity. Learners dab the correct number of petals onto each flower. In this version… more

## Sounds fishing

Sorting sounds game is a fun way to reinforce letter recognition. We started learning letters and sounds in the first… more

Practising addition without any worksheets! This is one of the warm up games that we start each maths lesson with.… more

## A very hungry caterpillar!

Our egg hatched and out came a very hungry caterpillar! We’ve been reading the picture book, looking at BBC video… more

## Mysterious egg!

A mysterious egg has been laid on a leaf in our classroom. The children were very intrigued by what it… more

Multilink fun to explore odd and even. We built on our understanding by building the numbers from cubes and discussing whether… more

## Subtraction Stories

Use subtraction stories to build on prior knowledge when introducing taking away. Children already know a lot about subtraction through… more

## Sensory Letters

Children are fascinated by these sensory letters while learning initial sounds. They provide an alternative to purchased or teacher laminated… more

## Supported phonics game

Here’s a writing activity that I made years ago, but still going strong! Set up the game by matching the… more