What it is
The toolkit is a series of resources to aid literacy. The unique, creative, content has been created and curated by educationalists, yoga specialists, musicians, and physical therapists. It is simple but has far-reaching outcomes.
You will receive themed resources termly through an easy to use online portal. These resources include Active Stories, Music, Flashcards, Extension Activities, Video tutorials, Scripts, Podcasts & more.
The education toolkit is aimed at Year 1 and Year 2 teachers and their pupils.
The toolkit is a one-off purchase that can be used with many classes over the years.
All these resources are designed to put you, the teacher at the heart of the process. Giving you tools so that you can be adaptable within your teaching commitments. It will inject your classes with creativity, inspiration & energy.
This can change the way you teach.
The outcomes are far-reaching & profound.
Who it's for
10 themes with over 280 assets
How much does it cost?
We have devised our pricing model to be simple
£150 per class per year
How do I use it?
The main session in each theme revolves around
The children are immersed in this through
MOVEMENT - simple yoga postures represent familiar characters, animals and features of the story
MUSIC - unique songs specifically written to engage, motivate and regulate
BREATH - learning how to use the breath to regulate through simple, playful techniques
MINDFULNESS - the story is innately mindful. This helps children with focus & concentration
SENSORY - The stories are multi-sensory. Taking the children on a journey through the senses; raising and lowering energy levels, giving the children a sense of Agency
Each story has a selection of activities that go deeper into extending knowledge & understanding.
These are linked to 6 extension principles:
These principles are fundamental to learning, particularly in language development & literacy.
Where does it work?
You can do this anywhere, but its best in a large space. However, with current conditions there is also instruction on how to work with social distancing.
What do I do & what will I gain ?
You work with the class, or a small group.
You tell an active story, using movement, songs & creative ideas.
Following this, you will
• Use the postures in other areas of the curriculum
• Use mindfulness techniques
• Develop story writing
• Develop poetry
• Develop associative thinking
• Build a more creative pedagogy in your own practice
& much more
(remember this a flexible programme designed by
teachers & educationalists to empower your teaching)