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Free things for your classes

FLASHCARDS
http://www.apples4theteacher.com/coloring-pages/index.html
http://www.mes-english.com – Fantastic website for FREE flashcards about
anything
http://cambridgeenglishonline.com/Flashcard_maker/ - great for creating your own
personalised flashcards and word cards
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-flashcards.htm - flashcards for primary school
vocabulary – clothes, the body, jobs, school, the playground, shops and places, sea
and zoo animals. Includes wordcards for those teachers working at word level.
http://www.coloring.ws - for pictures to make into flashcards
http://coloringbookfun.com/ - great pictures
http://www.crayola.com/ - this is an excellent page for downloading flashcards and
art and crafts. You need to register for the good stuff but it is free!
http://www.janbrett.com - a beautiful website with flashcards, stories and activities
http://www.kizclub.com - excellent website for flashcards and printables in colour
http://www.primaryresourcecentre.com/free.html - some free classroom flashcards.
The rest you have to pay for
http://www.sparklebox.co.uk - Excellent website with flashcards and storycards.
You have to pay for some but they are very cheap.
http://www.dltk-kids.com/coloring.htm
http://www.dorlingkindersley-uk.co.uk/static/cs/uk/11/clipart/ fantastic photos
http://www.akidsphoto.com/ - fantastic photos on all subjects
http://bogglesworldesl.com/cards.htm - fantastic flashcards

ROYALTY FREE ILLUSTRATIONS


http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/5to14/resources/illustrations/index.asp - with pictures
organised by subjects.
http://gallery.nen.gov.uk/help.php#general – great free videos, pictures and noises
POSTERS
http://www.sbac.edu/~tpl/posters/posters.htm#pricelist - where I found the
Posters for Primary. It talks about a pricelist but then I didn’t have to pay for them.
http://print-a-poster.p-rposters.com
http://www.schoolslinks.co.uk/resources_rules.htm - some free classroom posters

FREE FONTS
http://www.abcwebworx.com/ - fantastic fonts
www.harmonyhollow.net – for some downloadable programmes to help teachers
http://www.teachervision.fen.com/
BRITISH SCHOOL WEBSITES
http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/
http://www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/Classrooms/reception.htm#Top excellent
resource. Check the topics marked BGFL to hear teachers and children speaking.

http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/index.html - An award-winning school


website for everything about British culture and life in a UK primary school.

FOR IDEAS AND WORKSHEETS


http://www.first-school.ws has a Spanish version http://www.primeraescuela.com
http://www.earlychildhood.com/
http://www.everythingpreschool.com/ - good section on arts & crafts
http://www.funwithspot.com/ Spot’s official website
http://www.kinderart.com
http://lessonplanz.com/Preschool/
http://www.norfolkesinet.org.uk/pages/viewpage.asp?uniqid=2158 – check the
Planning documents for Buildings, Festivals. Minibeasts, Ourselves, Toys and
Transport
http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/
http://www.preschoolcoloringbook.com/
http://www.preschoolexpress.com/
http://www.preschoolprintables.com/
http://www.preschoolrainbow.org
http://www.preschoolbystormie.com/ - excellent site - good section on curriculum
planning
http://www.preschooleducation.com/sstorytime.shtml - Great songs for classroom
routines
http://www.storyplace.org/preschool/other.asp
http://www.swgfl.org.uk/earlyyears/topics.htm - lesson plans organised under
‘Áreas’ or topics
http://www.teach-nology.com/worksheets/early_childhood/
http://www.underfives.co.uk/ just about everything for the under fives
http://www.senteacher.org – for teachers of children with Special Needs

SONGS
http://www.songsforteaching.com - excellent website with songs for teaching
anything!
http://www.bussongs.com/
http://www.canteach.ca/elementary/songspoems.html
http://www.childrensmusic.org/
http://www.gameskidsplay.net/frame_rhyme_listing.htm
http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/2200/stories.htm – lots of new, original
stories
http://www.theteachersguide.com/ChildrensSongs.htm
http://www.wendy.com/children/
http://www.karafun.com/ - you can downlod karaoke versions of many pop songs
from this site. You have to pay for this but it might be worth it for an end of term
concert.

ART
http://www.auntannie.com/
http://www.billybear4kids.com/
http://www.dltk-kids.com/
http://members.aol.com/lewisart44/2nd.html
http://www.thepaintedhorse.co.uk/rousseau_art.htm
http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/
http://www.princetonol.com/groups/iad/Files/Rousseau.htm
http://www.studyplans.com/art.htm
http://www.teachit.co.uk/
http://www.teachnet.com/

STORIES
http://www.beenleigss.qld.edu.au/requested_sites/audiostories/index.html - audio
stories in American English
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories.htm - same website as above but the
story section
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/drilldown/stories/2/4/1/ - excellent animated
stories
http://www.dl.ulis.ac.jp/oldtales/
http://www.eric-carle.com/catexchange.html - ideas to use with Eric Carle stories
http://falcon.jmu.edu/~ramseyil/carle.htm - more ideas for Carle books
http://www.magickeys.com/books/index.html – storybooks on-line
http://www.mape.org.uk/activities/bigbooks/index.htm Bigbooks to download
http://www.readinga-z.com/newfiles/preview.html - easy printable books with
versions in Spanish. Includes lesson plans.
http://www.storyarts.org - an excellent website with great ideas and links to other
storytelling webpages
http://www.storiesfromtheweb.org/sfwhomepage.htm
http://www.storyplace.org or http://www.storyplace.org/eel/eel.asp - download
stories and audio version
http://www.storyit.com/
http://www.tprstorytelling.com/story.htm
http://www.tprstories.com
http://www.tprsource.com/brain_research.html
http://www.tellitagan.com/ - download stories and audio version
Check these pages out:
http://www.teachingenglish.org.uk/download/britlit/lrrh/lrrh.shtml#activities -
everything for Little Red Riding Hood. This is the first in a series of units of work
for primary teachers.
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-stories-red-riding-hood.htm - listen and follow
LRRH on this page
http://www.britishcouncil.org/kids-topics-goldilocks.htm - similar materials for
Goldilocks
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/kids/print/printarchive.html
on the same website:
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/storybook/# - with activities about some

FOR YOUR ENGLISH


http://www.teachers.tv/ - watch programmes for teachers and classes given by
British teachers
http://www.teachertube.com – for videos for you to watch or download for the
children.
For the pronunciation of subject specific words, look them up on:
http://encarta.msn.com/encnet/features/dictionary/dictionaryhome.aspx - find out
the pronunciation of any word
http://www.kdp.org/ - great articles about teaching
http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/
http://www.robertporter.freeserve.co.uk/ - an excellent website with lots of links
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/
http://www.isabelperez.com
http://www.wikipedia.org – online encyclopedia
http://the_english_dept.tripod.com/teachers.html
http://www.learnenglish.org.uk/songlyrics_frame.html
http://www.english-to-go.com/
Exercises for your own English
http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/
http://www.better-english.com/easier.htm
http://www.teachingexpertise.com/ - some very good articles about teaching for
you to read.