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  • Sand timers provide a visual representation of a period of time and children respond incredibly well in a variety of contexts.. Activities in school and at home  -
    • Use it to time participation in games.
    • To help children calm down by taking 'time out' when upset.
    • To develop the awareness of  the length of thirty seconds.
    • To  motivate as the student engages in 'beat the clock' activities.
    • Classroom management- setting a target time for pupils to enter class and settled down.
    • Use to time an oral presentation.
    • Use in timed tests.
    • Use in teaching analogue clock- how minutes work
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    If you have ever wanted to add a little Savoir Faire to your badinage or chutzpah to your spiel, then fear not, help is at hand. A Certain Je Ne Sais Quoi  is an entertaining jaunt through the legions of words, from aficionado to zeitgeist, that we English -speakers have pilfered from across the globe. Includes fascinating derivations and witty examples, as well as all the stories of just how and why we absorbed such exotic imports.
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    This is a practical resource book for Special Needs Co-ordinators (SENCOs), teachers, teaching assistants and Speech and Language Therapists who are working with children who have significant language delay and who are in their first year in school. Checklists provide professionals with a shared reference from which both broad special needs areas and specific speech and language targets can be identified. The authors emphasise the crucial role of play in language development and the book offers more than 200 games and activities to help children achieve their targets for each stage using a simple structured layout.
  • This fun deck trains students in identifying and producing rhyming words using the simulus of 28 pairs of photo cards. It is relevant for students aged 3 and upwards.
  • These laminated  blank fans can be used in a variety of ways in the classroom. Used with dry wipe pens teachers can use them in ways to include mental maths, fractions, sound blending, phonics , sorting activities, sequencing activities and social communication activities that do not require verbal answers. The pack contains ten white sections which are easy to manipulate and easy to write on and rub off.  
  • Stepping Stones to learning  have produced this first pre-reading game to help develop children's thyme awareness. This pack contains five unique rhyming games that challenge different skill levels. It
    • Develops rhyming which is an important pre-reading skill
    • Uses a  multi-sensory approach and targets different skill levels
    • Is hands-on, self correcting
    • Increases vocabulary
    • Enhances problem solving
    • Encourages fine motor skills
    • Requires no reading
    • Is for 1 -4 players
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    Conversation cubes

    £12.00 £10.50
    This resource is an ideal tool to get children to talk to each other, promoting interaction within a group. These cubes are useful with those who are shy, anxious or have speech issues. They are good ice breakers  and also can be of use with children learning English as a second language
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    Developing Speech and Language Skills-0 Developing Speech and Language Skills-0
    This use friendly and practical book by Gwen Lancaster assists those working in mainstream educational settings to understand and help children with speech impairments.
  • Dice parts of speech extended-0 Dice parts of speech extended-0
    This faces of this dice have the options of verb, adjective, preposition, pronoun and verb,
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    Edited by Nata Goulandris, this book presents current research into dyslexia in non-English languages including alphabetic languages such as Afrikaans, Farsi, French, German, Greek, Norwegian and Polish, and logographic scripts such as Chinese and Japanese. In addition one chapter considers the problems children encounter when reading braille.
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    This second edition, edited by Maggie Snowling and  Joy Stackhouse, moves on from the first edition which explored the relationship between spoken and written language. The second edition continues to link theory to practice and will be of great value to professionals in the field of education, speech and language therapy and psychology. All the original chapters have been updated and new authors have been included to cover current developments.
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    English from Rhymes

    £13.50 £12.15
    The author of this book, Viv Wheatley, emphasises the importance of rhyme and how rhymes can help children to develop listening skills. The book contains simple activities and games using popular traditional rhymes.
  • Sand timers provide a visual representation of a period of time and children respond incredibly well  when they’re used in a variety of contexts. Activities in school and at home-
    • Use it to time participation in games.
    • To help children calm down by taking 'time out' when upset.
    • To develop the awareness of  the length of five minutes.
    • To  motivate as the student engages in 'beat the clock 'activities.
    • Classroom management- setting a target time for pupils to enter class and settled down.
    • Use to time an oral presentation.
    • Use in timed tests.
    • Use in teaching analogue clock- how minutes work
  • How to Identify and Support Children with Speech and Language Difficulties-0 How to Identify and Support Children with Speech and Language Difficulties-0
    Title: How to Identify and Support Children with Speech and Language Difficulties 
  • Irregular Plurals Fun Deck-0 Irregular Plurals Fun Deck-0
    This fun deck contains 26 pairs of illustrated singular/irregular plural words, plus bonus cards and game ideas.
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    Jumpstart Grammar

    £16.99 £13.75
    This book by Pie Corbett and  Julia Strong presents a collection of simple to use, multisensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupil's understanding of grammar in action. Jumpstart grammar will prepare children for grammar tests in an engaging way. Fun games focus on helping children to hear the difference various types of grammar can make, followed by activities to help them understand what different aspects you can create with grammar.