Tag: English

Teaching Grammar with Busy Things

Teaching Grammar with Busy Things

Grammar is a key element of the National Curriculum for Literacy. In this blog, we highlight some of the key areas from ks1 and ks2 and give you a free activity to play so you can see how we address them.

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week runs from 27th January to 4th February this year. In this blog, we explore some of the ways you could celebrate the week with your pupils using Busy Things’ resources.

The phonics screening check: Are your Year 1 pupils ready?

The phonics screening check: Are your Year 1 pupils ready?

Teaching phonics is an essential part of improving both reading and language skills for young pupils. With the phonics screening check on the horizon, we know how important it is to find engaging ways to recap the same content. To help you do that, we’ve chosen a few select phonics activities for your pupils to test their skills out on.