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The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.

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Jumpstart! Maths: Maths Activities and Games for Ages 5-14

Jumpstart! Maths: Maths Activities and Games for Ages 5-14

3rd Edition

John Taylor
May 30, 2019

This fully updated third edition of Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple-to-use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of mathematics in action. It will help students to explore and learn maths both through technology and without, in an...

Jumpstart! Assemblies: Ideas and Activities For Assemblies in Primary Schools

Jumpstart! Assemblies: Ideas and Activities For Assemblies in Primary Schools

1st Edition

John Foster
December 05, 2018

This book contains a wealth of ideas for teachers to deliver engaging and informative assemblies in primary schools. The book gives a structure for any assembly that can be easily followed with minimum preparation and provides plenty of opportunities for children to learn interactively and reflect...

Jumpstart! Drama: Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

Jumpstart! Drama: Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

2nd Edition

Teresa Cremin, Roger McDonald, Emma Longley, Louise Blakemore
July 23, 2018

Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line throughout their teaching. Suitable for use across a variety of subjects...

Jumpstart! Creativity: Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

Jumpstart! Creativity: Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

2nd Edition

Steve Bowkett
April 23, 2018

Jumpstart! Creativity contains over 70 games and activities that any primary teacher can use to quickly and easily boost students’ creative and critical thinking skills, allowing their thinking to flourish. Now in its second edition, the book contains fresh material that will help children to...

Jumpstart! RE: Games and activities for ages 7-12

Jumpstart! RE: Games and activities for ages 7-12

1st Edition

Imran Mogra
November 27, 2017

This collection of simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of the world's religions and belief systems. A wealth of activities, including discussion techniques, group tasks and thought experiments, guides the teacher in delivering stimulating and imaginative RE lessons....

Jumpstart! Philosophy in the Classroom: Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

Jumpstart! Philosophy in the Classroom: Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

1st Edition

Steve Bowkett
October 02, 2017

This collection of inspiring and simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of philosophy, and is a treasure trove of ideas for building philosophical enquiry into the curriculum. It offers teachers a range of quick, easy and effective ways for developing children’s...

Jumpstart! Study Skills: Games and Activities for Active Learning, Ages 7–12

Jumpstart! Study Skills: Games and Activities for Active Learning, Ages 7–12

1st Edition

John Foster
May 25, 2017

Jumpstart! Study Skills presents a collection of engaging and simple-to-use games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of working independently and as part of a group and how to develop the study skills necessary to succeed at school. Providing teachers with a range of...

Jumpstart! Wellbeing: Games and activities for ages 7-14

Jumpstart! Wellbeing: Games and activities for ages 7-14

1st Edition

Steve Bowkett, Kevin Hogston
August 25, 2016

This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will help teachers to develop children’s mental and emotional wellbeing while also including the thinking skills necessary for learning. The authors show how developing such skills within the context of a wellbeing agenda aids children’s...

Jumpstart! Apps: Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7–11

Jumpstart! Apps: Creative learning, ideas and activities for ages 7–11

1st Edition

Natalia Kucirkova, Jon Audain, Liz Chamberlain
August 08, 2016

This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ learning and help the busy teacher to reinvigorate their teaching through the use of mobile apps and activities that can be used in the classroom. A wealth of practical activities and advice on how to incorporate...

Jumpstart! Science Outdoors: Cross-curricular games and activities for ages 5-12

Jumpstart! Science Outdoors: Cross-curricular games and activities for ages 5-12

1st Edition

Janet Barnett, Rosemary Feasey
March 01, 2016

This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of science by taking teaching and learning outdoors and linking it to a specific area of the curriculum. A wealth of practical activities in the book cover all areas from identifying, classifying and...

Jumpstart! Talk for Learning: Games and activities for ages 7-12

Jumpstart! Talk for Learning: Games and activities for ages 7-12

1st Edition

Lyn Dawes, John Foster
November 19, 2015

Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your...

Jumpstart! Grammar: Games and activities for ages 6 - 14

Jumpstart! Grammar: Games and activities for ages 6 - 14

2nd Edition

Pie Corbett, Julia Strong
November 05, 2015

Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting...

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