Concertina Changing Pictures

I love an activity that only requires basic materials like A4 paper, pencils, rulers, scissors and glue. These concertina pictures are a perfect example of how simple materials can create great results. When you look at them straight on the pictures are mixed up. When you look from either side a different picture is revealed! They can be a bit fiddly to piece together so I would recommend this activity for years 4 and up. Some year 3 classes may be okay to do this too. Here are a few ideas for pictures: - showing changes in seasons - as a follow up to reading the book 'My Place' by Nadia Wheatley, showing a house or scene changed over time - a dormant and active volcano - a face showing two different emotions - a clean and polluted environment - sunrise and day time - night and day - a

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Liebster Award – My Nominations

Yesterday I posted about being nominated for a Liebster Award by Mel the Literacy Coach. Today I'm completing the 2nd part of the requirements. 3. Nominate 10 blogs with 300 followers or less. 4. Give your nominees 10 questions to answer. I really like this part because it gives me a chance to give a shout out to some fantastic blogs I've discovered recently. I have found inspiration, clever ideas, funny stories, and witty writing amongst this list of bloggers. I hope you enjoy them as much as I do! The 10 blogs that I have nominated are: A Primary School Teacher You Clever Monkey Teaching & Learning in the Primary Classroom Mrs Poultney's Ponderings Mrs Whary - The Teaching Fairy Smartchick Teacher's Blog My Mum the Teacher Little Green Teacher Heatheryish Focus on Math (I apologise if some of these blogs have more than 300 followers! I looked at

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Liebster Award – A Little Bit About Me

Thank you so much to Mel, from Mel the Literacy Coach, for nominating me for a Liebster Award!!! A Liebster Award is a blogging award, given by fellow bloggers. It's a great way to learn more about each other, build community, and help spread the word about lesser known, and up & coming blogs. I was so surprised & very excited to get her message. I'm not sure if you could even classify me as a blogger! I'm still very much a beginner at running a blog & Facebook page. Some things I love, like building a wonderful community of teachers who share so many great ideas. Other things, like trying to figure out WordPress themes, not so much! I'm hoping that this year I'll be able to spend more time, & maybe even a little bit of money, to make this blog into the page that I have imagined

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