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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


Screenshot from the Threading In Sequence video for Teaching Parents How To Teach

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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


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.

Go to video…


image of worksheet from page 8 of Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 1 Page 8

This worksheet is the first and suggested starting point for the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start on the large dot, then trace around the shape staying between the lines until they get to the star.

Go to PDF…


worksheet page 9

Worksheet 2 Page 9

This worksheet is the second of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start on the large dot, then trace around the shape staying on the line until they get back to the large dot.

Go to PDF…


worksheet page 10

Worksheet 3 Page 10

This worksheet is the third of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the large dot, then trace around the shape staying between the lines until they get to the star.

Go to PDF…


worksheet page 11

Worksheet 4 Page 11

This worksheet is the fourth of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the large dot, then trace around the shape staying between the lines until they get to the star.

Go to PDF…


Worksheet page 12

Worksheet 5 Page 12

This worksheet is the fifth of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the large arrow. Then carefully find a path through the maze without touching the lines until they reach the star.

Go to PDF…


worksheet page 13

Worksheet 6 Page 13

This worksheet is the sixth of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the large arrow. Then carefully find a path through the maze without touching the lines until they reach the star.

Go to PDF…


image of worksheet page 14 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 7 Page 14

This worksheet is the seventh of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the dot on the left, trace along the line, trying to stay on the line until they get to the dot on the right.

Go to PDF…


image of worksheet page 15 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 8 Page 15

This worksheet is the eighth of the worksheets on hand-to-eye co-ordination from pages 8 to 15 of Teaching Parents How To Teach. This pdf can be printed directly from the browser to work on with your child.

How to use this worksheet:
Show your child how to start with their pencil on the dot on the left, trace along the line, trying to stay on the line until they get to the dot on the right.

Go to PDF…


image of alphabet cards from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 9 Page 21

This is a worksheet with a set of letter cards to be used with the lessons in Teaching Parents How To Teach. You will use these cards in many lessons and we suggest you either laminate the page before you cut them out or you can get our Letter Card Set from Earlyminds.com

Go to PDF…



worksheet page 23 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 10 Page 23

This is a worksheet with a set of environment cards for recognising the relationship between the object and its name. This starter set covers some of the basic objects found in the home.

Go to PDF…



worksheet page 30 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 11 Page 30

This worksheet is used to give guidance on where the letters sit in relation to each other when writing. The worksheet is designed to to represent the following:
“All letters are on the grass, some parts go up into the sky, and some parts go down into the ground, but they all stay on the grass.”

How to use this worksheet:
Green is for the grass – all letters are between the green lines. Blue is for the sky – b, d, f, h, k, l and t go up into the sky. Brown is for the ground – g, j, p, q and y go down into the ground.

Go to PDF…



worksheet page 41 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 12 Page 41

This is a worksheet with a set of sight words to be used in the lessons from the book. A more extensive list can be found on page 40 of the book. You can use worksheet page 42 to make your own labels from the full list.

Go to PDF…



blank sight words worksheet page 42 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 13 Page 42

This worksheet is a template for creating your own custom sight word labels. A full list of sight words can be found on page 40 of our book.

It can be used to create a label for any type of activity. Simple write the word on the label and cut them out.

Go to PDF…



number cards worksheet page 51 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 14 Page 51

This worksheet is a set of number cards from 1 to 10. This set is used extensively in the lessons from the math section of our book. You will use these cards in many lessons and we suggest you laminate the page before you cut them out. You can also get our Number Card Sets here.

Go to PDF…



addition worksheet page 59 fromTeaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 15 Page 59

This worksheet is used for teaching addition. You will also need a set of number cards and some beads, buttons or other kind of counter.

Go to PDF…



subtraction worksheet page 62 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 16 Page 62

This worksheet is used for teaching subtraction. You will also need a set of number cards and some beads, buttons or other kind of counter.

Go to PDF…



multiplication worksheet page 65 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 17 Page 65

This worksheet is used for teaching multiplication. You will also need a set of number cards and some beads, buttons or other kind of counter along with the group counters on the bottom of the pdf.

Go to PDF…



multiplication template worksheet page 67 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 18 Page 67

This worksheet is for creating custom multiplication problems from page 66 in our book.

These cards are used in exercises to help learn multiplication tables.

Go to PDF…



division worksheet page 70 from Teaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 19 Page 70

This worksheet is used for teaching division. You will also need a set of number cards and some beads, buttons or other kind of counter along with the group counters on the bottom of the pdf.

Worksheet 20 Page 74

This worksheet is used for teaching measuring and recording your findings. You can use the rulers on page 75 or tape measure and a pen for writing down your results.

Go to PDF…



Estimating rulers page 75 fromTeaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 21 Page 75

This worksheet contains rulers in inches and in centimetres to be used in the measuring lessons in our book. Cut out the rulers and use as instructed on page 73.

Go to PDF…



estimating worksheet page 77 fromTeaching Parents How To Teach

Worksheet 22 Page 77

This worksheet is used for teaching estimating and recording your findings. You will need a pen or pencil for writing down your results.

Go to PDF…