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4 Fun Ways To Use a Mud Kitchen

So you want some quick ways to jazz up your mud kitchen, then this post is for you! Mud kitchens are very popular now, especially as many companies are making them for homes as well as schools. You don’t need to buy an expensive mud kitchen, all you need is a little outdoor space, be …read more Read More

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Dyslexia and Meares-Irlen Syndrome (Visual Stress) How to help…

Most of our resources support both adults and children who may be dyslexic or have Meares-Irlen Syndrome. We are trying to use fonts and coloured backgrounds to support reading. (We will be updating our website to support this as well.) Meares-Irlen syndrome is more common than you think and affects people in their ability to …read more Read More

We Love London. Our London Theme…

We love our new London themed resources. Check out our London tag  for resources.  We have a range of different free teaching resources such as number lines, alphabet charts and lovely London border paper featuring plain, lined and half lined A4 paper. These could support children when learning about London or just to enjoy day …read more Read More

Left-Handed Finger Spacers! We love being left-handed…

Being left-handed is great but sometimes in learning it can be tricky. We have some left-handed finger spacers for children or even adults to try out. Remembering to use finger spaces is for writing takes time and when you are left-handed you can’t use your actual finger successfully! The finger space is held in the …read more Read More

Ladybird Theme

We’ve begun to add our Ladybird themed free teaching resources. These could be used in EYFS to support Understanding the World topics, science investigations or just mark making fun! There is A4 paper which is plain, lined and half lined, number lines, alphabet charts, playdough mats, number bond support. Some of these resources will also …read more Read More

Thank You!

A big thank you to everyone who has begun to download our free teaching resources. We would love to hear if they are useful. You could click the heart next to the resource if you like it or send feedback in our submit ideas page. If you think a resource has been useful you can …read more Read More

Ahoy Pirates!

Our PIRATE theme of free teaching resources are now available. These can be used full size or reduced to multiples on a page so the teaching resources can be made to suite the activity! We’ve been using them in EYFS for a pirate ship roleplay! We have number lines, alphabet strips, word mats, pirate bunting …read more Read More

If you like our Free EYFS & Primary Teaching Resources…

If you like any of our free EYFS & Primary Teaching Resources then we would love to know. Next to each resource is a like button. You can also share resources to your friends through Twitter, Facebook, Pintrest & Email. We also like to know if you would like to have any suggestions of other …read more Read More

We are now sharing our resources on the TES!

Our free teaching resources are now available on the  TES website!  It is great to be able to make our teaching resources and display help available to everyone for free! We now have new display letter. Go to our explore page to see our new lettering which could be used as any title for any …read more Read More

Free EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Teaching Resources!

It is great to finally have harrietandviolet.com up and running! To be able to download our free teaching resources you need to create an account. Once created you will be able to download instant displays help, display lettering, alphabet charts, number lines, hundred squares, shape posters and much, much more! Look out for a previews …read more Read More

Welcome to Harriet & Violet

We are a new free teaching resources website. We hope to help teachers, NQTs, parents and children with both ideas and resources within Early Years, KS1 and KS2 classrooms. We also support Special Educational Needs. This is a place for us to share resources we make for you. We are always looking for new ideas …read more Read More

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