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Jumpstart!

The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starters as well as possibly extended into lessons. There are more than 50 provocative and games and activities for Key stage 1 or 2 classroom. Practical, easy-to-do and vastly entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary classroom.

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  1. Jumpstart! Maths

    Maths activities and games for ages 5–14, 2nd Edition

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study. Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to...

    Published June 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6-14

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers who feels insecure about how to teach grammar engagingly, and perhaps also lack confidence in your own grammatical knowledge,...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian

    Engaging activities for ages 7–12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Jumpstart! French and German

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! French and German presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages engagingly...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Jumpstart! Drama

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Teresa Cremin, Roger McDonald, Emma Goff, Louise Blakemore

    Series: Jumpstart!

    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 with the Framework for Literacy. All the activities connect to...

    Published March 17th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  6. Jumpstart! Science

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Rosemary Feasey

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are...

    Published March 5th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  7. Jumpstart! Storymaking

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Storymaking is a collection of games and activities to develop the creative process of ‘storymaking’. It focuses upon 'storytelling for writing' as well as creating a whole school culture of storytelling, reading and writing. Storymaking is the process of retelling, innovating and...

    Published November 28th 2008 by Routledge

  8. Jumpstart! Poetry

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    A good poetry idea should help the children feel excited about writing and enable them to think of what to write - developing their imagination, creativity and writing skills. Jumpstart! Poetry is about involving children as creative writers through writing poems. The book contains a bank of...

    Published September 9th 2008 by Routledge

  9. Jumpstart! Creativity

    Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

    By Stephen Bowkett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart Creativity! is a book of games and activities that any primary teacher can do quickly, at the beginning of a lesson or as a time-filler, with little preparation. They grab children’s attention and get them focussed on learning. There are more than fifty provocative games and...

    Published August 23rd 2007 by David Fulton Publishers

  10. Jumpstart! ICT

    ICT activities and games for ages 7-14

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    John Taylor jumpstarts pupil and teacher enthusiasm for ICT learning with this refreshing range of simple to use activities, games and creative lesson starters. Encouraging and developing creative uses of basic ICT software, Jumpstart ICT widens teachers’ horizons, bringing ICT to the fore as an...

    Published June 30th 2006 by David Fulton Publishers