Tag: the sen resources blog

Review: ‘100 Ideas’ Series (Bloomsbury)

I’ve  been reading a selection of Special Educational Needs books from the 100 Ideas for Teachers  (Bloomsbury) I’ve also been reading their book on School Readiness by Claire Ford,  as part of our focus on helping children who start school in September.  What did we like about them?  Packed full […]

Review: Hape Street Surfer 

Gross motor skill activities, those that use and develop the core, stabilising muscles, are incredibly important. Not only do they help children stand, walk, run and jump. But they are also important for helping develop fine motor skills too. Find out more about gross motor skills here.  Resources […]

Review: Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi

I love new and interesting ways to help children and babies develop their fine motor skills and I was therefore impressed with The Ekilibritor Basic by Colemoi. The pack comprises of different coloured cylinders and rings (of varying sizes) made of a soft rubbery plastic. Depending on their […]

Review: GOSTOP by Colemoi

We were really impressed with this product by Colemoi. It’s a board with a sticky sheet inserted in the centre that allows children to complete puzzles etc without the pieces moving around too much.  What did we like about it?  Multi use– We discovered so many ways to […]

Review: Activity Apron by Colemoi

When we asked primary school teachers which skills are useful for children to focus on in preparation for primary school, many advised teaching children how to get dressed themselves. Not only is this a useful skill for changing for PE lessons but it also helps children go to […]

Review:School Days & Brownie Lottie Dolls

We were delighted to try out two gorgeous Lottie Dolls this week. Inspired by real children, the Lottie Doll range are wonderful for empowering kids and promoting inclusivity.  The children have been playing with School Days Lottie and Brownie Lottie.  School Days Lottie comes complete with school shoes, […]

Make your own Super Potato with Twinkl.

As part of our Superhero themed week on The SEN Resources Blog we tried out Twinkl’s fabulous EYFS craft activity to make our very own Super Potatoes! A super activity that has my children in giggles throughout. The resource pack for this activity can be found here and […]