Twinkl Education Blog
  • 9 Feb '16

    Top 10 Safer Internet Day Ideas!

    Today is Safer Internet Day - or #SID2016. Nothing is more important than staying safe online, especially for children and vulnerable adults. Read More
  • 8 Feb '16

    Top 10 Pancake Day Ideas!

    Pancake Day or Shrove Tuesday? Your choice! Either way, we don't need much excuse to roll up our sleeves and crack open the maple syrup here at TwinklHQ. Kids love it, we love it, it's an... Read More
  • 3 Feb '16

    Top 10 Chinese New Year Ideas!

    It's that time of year again, festival after festival, celebration after celebration, but who is complaining? Not me that's for sure! It's (another) great time of year to work with... Read More
  • 1 Feb '16

    Brimming with Imaginative Ideas & Ingenious Products

    Over 2,000 early years professionals are expected to visit Olympia London over the 4 & 5 March this year as Childcare Expo returns with another lively and vibrant show packed to the brim with... Read More
  • 29 Jan '16

    National Storytelling Week 2016

    National Storytelling Week is a whole week in the school year's calendar, which is dedicated to the tradition of oral storytelling and communicating through tales. Next week is the 16th annual... Read More
  • 27 Jan '16

    Back to School Australia and New Zealand Giveaway!

    While we're moaning about rainy weather and freezing temperatures here in the UK, our friends down under are experiencing something altogether different - back to school time! At the end of a... Read More
  • 26 Jan '16

    Work Life Balance and How To Achieve It!

    Our colleague Kate shares some hints and tips on how to make the most out of your precious time by getting your work life balance back on track. Read More
  • 18 Jan '16

    What is Mindfulness?

    This post is to share a little of what I know and understand about Mindfulness, and how it can help us as busy professionals working in schools. Read More
  • 18 Jan '16

    Twinkl are on WhatsApp!

    Here at Twinkl we like to think we know a thing or two about technology - and following the HUGE success of our Facebook Support Communities we thought it might be time to try something new! Another... Read More
  • 13 Jan '16

    Top Ten Snow and Ice Teaching and Learning Ideas!

    Let it SNOW! Even as an adult, I still get excited about snow. Easy for me to say now that I work from home, I don't remember being quite so excited when I had to make the journey into school!... Read More
  • 7 Jan '16

    Planning Chat Tonight and WIN!

    Many moons ago when I was teaching in inner city Bradford I was faced with the challenge of teaching children who were new to English, often with very little warning of their arrival in school. The... Read More
  • 6 Jan '16

    WIN! Interstar Starburst Set!

    Day 3 of back to school week and hopefully everyone is starting to come round to the idea and things are getting back to normal. Whatever that is. Today, we're talking about SPaG - more... Read More

  • 5 Jan '16

    WIN! Pack of 10 Timeboards!

    Day 2 for some, first day back for others - how are you holding up so far? It's hard, as teachers we get it. It never seems to let up does it? But we're on your side. We are constantly... Read More
  • 4 Jan '16

    WIN! Magnetic Clocks Class Pack!

    Back to school in a blur, morning comes all too soon, falling out of bed bleary eyed, cold mornings, traffic heavy, arrive at school in a daze. Read More
  • 23 Dec '15

    Christmas Holiday Ideas for Parents!

    Already climbing the walls wondering what to do with the kids for TWO WHOLE WEEKS. Personally, I'm all about bedding down and "batten down the hatches" when it comes to Chrimble, but... Read More
  • 22 Dec '15

    New Year School Subscription Offer!

    **OFFER TIME** For January 2016 we are running an awesome school subscription offer - sign up for a 15 user Schools Classic subscription and get a FREE upgrade to Schools Plus! This includes access... Read More
  • 17 Dec '15

    Last Day of Term Teaching Ideas!

    So it's finally here - no more get ups! But what to do? You're exhausted, they're exhausted, but DVDs just don't cut it! How about some super simple print outs that keep everyone... Read More
  • 16 Dec '15

    Christmas Elf Ideas!

    Here are some awesome ideas from Twinkl HQ, and lovely twinklers.. Read More
  • 15 Dec '15

    Tim Peake Teaching Ideas!

    Everyone loves a good space mission - and this Tim Peake launch has really captured children's imagination the world over! No worries, we've got plenty of ideas for you to use this week -... Read More
  • 15 Dec '15

    2016 Calendar Ideas!

    Over in our facebook groups, everyone is talking about calendars, and sharing ideas for what best to do! I always think that it's important to create something personalised, that parents are... Read More