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Top 10 FreeBees to set up your classroom

Top 10 FreeBees to set up your classroom

Setting up your classroom for the start of term can be daunting. What do you need? Which teaching aids to you want displayed? How can you organise everything? But don’t panic…we’ve got a tonne of free teaching resources to help you get your new classroom all prepped and ready for the new school year. 

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It’s OK to…Poster 

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Setting up a positive learning environment, and an environment that promotes mental well-being, is one of the most important things you can do in your new classroom. Display this It’s OK to…Poster to remind children that everyone has bad days and makes mistakes. 


Their, There, They're Poster

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Avoid constantly correcting the common confusion over these three homophones with this handy poster. Stick it up on the wall or print it off for table groups to help children remember the difference between the three spellings. 


Table Group Names

Table Group Names


Avoid the standard ‘circles, squares and rectangles’ scenario and give your groups fun names that link with your topics this year! These all come as foldable nets to place on your tables. 


Calming Techniques for Kids Posters

Calming Techniques for Children

Help your children to deal with difficult emotions such as anger, frustration or anxiety with these Calming Techniques for Kids Posters. Great to have on hand to remind children how to respond when things get tough. 


Ground, Grass and Sky Handwriting Guide

Ground Grass and Sky Handwriting Posters

These Ground, Grass and Sky Handwriting Guides are a great way to help your children to understand and practise the height and position of letters in relation to one another. 


Sound Mat Pack Phonic Resource

Sound Mat Pack Phonic Resource

Download this phonic sound mat pack containing sound mats for phase 2, phase 3 and phase 5 phonic sounds. They are available as individual sound mats or all on the same page. They will help your children develop their reading and writing skills as they link letter sounds to graphemes, and are perfect for placing on tables for easy reference. 


It's a Goal! Target Achievement Chart

It's a Goal Target Cards

This It's a Goal! Target Achievement Chart allows your class to set, manage and acknowledge the achievement of their own targets in a fun and exciting way. Alternatively, try our Bullseye! Target Achievement Chart


Times Table Activities Pack

Times Table Activity Pack

This downloadable pack is stuffed full of engaging times tables activities to help their understanding, fluency and recall of the multiplication facts, all the way up to 12 x 12! Definitely one to have on hand for wet plays, early morning starters and for early finishers! 


Spelling Lists 

 

Spelling Lists for KS1 and KS2

Make sure your class have easy access to their spelling lists whenever they need them with these handy downloadable PDFs. 


Feelings Check-in Cards

Feelings Check In Cards

Encourage open communication between you and the children in your class with these Feelings Check-In Cards. These are a great way to help children feel like they can talk to you about how they’re feeling and will set you up with positive relationships as you start to get to know your new class. 

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