Videos & Worksheets

To support parents, grand-parents, in fact anyone who spends time with a young child and who wants to positively impact their enjoyment of school and the way they learn, we have created some resources.

Video Resources

To accompany our book Teaching Parents How To Teach we have created a series of videos with the book’s creator Jill Whitehouse. She takes you through each of the key lessons you can do with your child step by step.

Worksheet Resources

Inside our book Teaching Parents How To Teach there are a number of pages designed for you to use in the lessons with your child. We have also provided them in PDF format here to download and print out for your convenience.

Screenshot from Pouring Rice video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Pouring Rice

This activity has a small tray and two jugs, one filled with rice and the other one empty. Your child carefully pours rice from one jug to the other helping to develop their hand eye coordination and build fine motor skills.

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Screenshot from Pouring Water video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Pouring Water

This activity has a small tray, jug of water, a funnel and an empty jar. Developing their concentration and independence, your child slowly pours the water into the empty jar through the funnel.

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Screenshot from the Spooning Beads video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Spooning Beads

This activity has a small tray, a spoon, and two dishes, one filled with beads and the other one empty. Your child scoops the beads onto the spoon to transfer from one dish to the other, building their hand eye co-ordination and independence.

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Screenshot from the Colour Sorting Pompoms video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Colour Sorting Pompoms

This activity has a small tray, a large bowl filled with pompoms in two colours, two smaller dishes and a set of tongs. Building the strength and dexterity in their hand, your child sorts the pompoms by transferring them from the large bowl into the small dishes with the tongs.

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Screenshot from the Worksheets video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheets

This activity uses worksheets downloaded from the website or copied from the book. Developing their hand eye coordination and writing skills your child traces on the line or between the lines in the various exercises.

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Screenshot from the Beginning Sounds video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Beginning Sounds

This activity has a box of objects, letter cards and picture cards. Your child sorts the beginning sound of the objects and picture cards to the matching letter card. This is building their alphabet sound recognition in preparation for reading.

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Screenshot from the Numbers video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Numbers

This activity has a box of colourful objects and number cards. Your child counts the objects and matches them to the corresponding number card. This is building their number sense by understanding how to match quantities and the number symbols.

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Threading In Sequence

This activity has a box of colourful objects and number cards. Your child counts the objects and matches them to the corresponding number card. This is building their number sense by understanding how to match quantities and the number symbols.

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Screenshot from the Addition video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Addition

This activity uses the addition worksheets downloaded or printed, a pot of beads, and number cards. Your child builds and solves a concrete example of addition with the beads and number cards. This develops an understanding of adding quantities together.

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Screenshot from the Subtraction video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Subtraction

This activity uses the subtraction worksheets downloaded or printed, a pot of beads, and number cards. Your child builds and solves a concrete example of subtraction with the beads and number cards. This develops an understanding of subtracting one quantity from another.

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Screenshot from the Multiplication video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Multiplication

This activity uses the multiplication worksheets downloaded or printed, a pot of beads, a set of multipliers, and number cards. Your child builds and solves a concrete example of multiplication with the beads, multipliers and number cards. This develops an understanding of multiplying quantities in groups.

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Screenshot from the Division video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

Division

This activity uses the division worksheets downloaded or printed, a pot of beads, a set of sharers, and number cards. Your child builds and solves a concrete example of division with the beads, sharers and number cards. This develops an understanding of dividing quantities equally.

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