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Whole class games to fill a gap

  • by: Anna from Pobble
  • On: 6, Oct 2021
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Whole class games to fill a gap

There are times in class where you have a few spare minutes and it’s hard to find something to avoid the class descending into chaos. Don’t waste this time, use it as ‘sponge time’. Time that soaks up...

My best lesson: developing persuasive writing skills using toys

Keeping your class on top form in writing lessons is a challenge, especially once they reach the top end of primary school. For many the mention of writing has them slumped in their chairs and grumbli...

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Practical and simple strategies to improve your pupils’ writing.

Word games for reluctant writers

Whether it’s at home or in the classroom, we all know that children are more engaged and motivated if toys and games are involved. With that in mind, we’ve rounded up some classic games that will impr...

Children's book reviews written by children!

What could be more trusted than a children’s book review from the people that matter most? Pobble has heaps of book reviews written by kids. For you, that means a great way to find a class book or a b...

The Good News! A free writing resource

Even at the best of times, we all need a bit of positivity to brighten our day. That’s why Team Pobble is always on the lookout for your good news stories; tales to put a smile on our faces and distra...

My best lesson: adding value using punctuation

Ask most children to improve their sentences and they add in a string of adjectives. Eyes become ‘sapphire blue’; trees become ‘ancient’ and houses become ‘old, dusty and spooky’. Ask them to improve ...

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9 fun ways to take attendance

Whether it’s a way to speed things up a little or to build rapport with your class. Trying out a new technique for taking attendance can be a fun routine to implement. We’ve gathered 9 of the best ide...

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Develop character education using amazing people - 20 fun activities!

We all know amazing people, but what is it about their character that makes them amazing? The Amazing People Schools website explores the key character strengths of iconic people throughout history to...

How to run a whole school writing day

As a former school leader and Pobble founder, I am often asked by schools about initiatives that schools can introduce alongside Pobble to make writing even more exciting for their pupils, but also as...

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