Oct. 11, 2016
It’s autumn! That’s brilliant news because it means harvest festival, heaps of colourful leaves falling delicately to the ground, Halloween, and lots more.
We've put together some themed lesson ideas to help make this the best autumn ever.
Give these a go in your own classroom!
If you're logged into Purple Mash then use the links below to open the activity.
Don't forget that you can assign activities for children to complete using 2Do's.
Creat a spooky situation with 2Code's haunted house scene
Find it by: searching 'Halloween', or going to Tools > 2Code > Haunted house scene
Curriculum Link: Computing - Use logical reasoning to predict the behaviour of simple programs
Description: This is a sorry-looking haunted house to begin with! Can you make things a
little scarier by using simple instructions to move the ghost, bat and skeleton? If you can do that,
maybe you’re ready to transform the bat into something even more frightening…
Get creative and write an autumn poem
Find it by: searching 'autumn', or going to Topics > Seasons > Autumn > Autumn poem
Curriculum Link: English - Writing - Poetry - Composition
Description: Writing prompts help you consider what you want to say in your ode to autumn.
And a range of seasonal photos and clip art will help visually bring your words to life.
Celebrate the differences you've started to see
Find it by: going to Mini Mash Teachers Section > Teacher Tools > Slideshow
Curriculum Link: EYFS > Develop an understanding of growth, decay and changes over time.
Description: Use the slideshow creator to make your own slideshow of autumn changes in the
children's local enviroment. How are the new pictures different to previous pictures?