Twinkl Education Blog
  • 16 Feb '17

    Leading Early Years Event coming to London

    Returning to Olympia London on 3 & 4 March, Childcare Expo brings with it tonnes of learning resources and educational wonders for the influential visitors leading the way in early years care. Read More
  • 15 Feb '17

    Bicarbonate of Soda and Vinegar Bubbles Messy Play

    This time I wanted to explore the Bicarbonate of Soda and Vinegar Bubbles Messy Play EYFS Planning. Watching the chemical reaction that occurs when bicarbonate of soda and vinegar is mixed together... Read More
  • 10 Feb '17

    Write Your Future

    Here at Twinkl we continue to hear from teachers and parents who are concerned about slipping standards in children's handwriting. So we are delighted to have played a key role in the launch of... Read More
  • 9 Feb '17

    The Twinkl Staff Well-Being Award

    In the past few years the well-being of teachers (and all school staff) has been the focus of much debate. Fact is, it's never been this tough, and staff in school are feeling the strain in a... Read More
  • 8 Feb '17

    The Great Twinkl Kindness Week Goes On!

    Well it's going well so far! With thousands of downloads of our free Early Years, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 materials, people are really getting inWell it's going well so far! With... Read More
  • 7 Feb '17

    Ways to Use Kindness QR Codes in the Classroom

    This is a guest post from the lovely Emma who blogs over at Adventures and Play. Read More
  • 6 Feb '17

    Early Years Leaders Come Together to Direct the Way

    Childcare Expo London, taking place at Olympia on 3rd & 4th March will play host to leading names from the industry. With professional seminars running across both days in two separate streams,... Read More
  • 6 Feb '17

    The Great Twinkl Kindness Week Has Begun!

    It's here, it's finally here - The Great Twinkl Kindness Week - YEAH! Read More
  • 2 Feb '17

    Wool Wrapped Valentine Craft

    This simple yet effective Wool Wrapped Valentine Craft would not only make a wonderful Valentine's Day keepsake but is an art activity that will help to develop fine motor skills. Read More
  • 1 Feb '17

    Why You Should Give Twitter a Try

    Teaching is constantly changing; that is one of the best (and sometimes more frustrating) part of the job. Children are great- they will always let you know if that lesson idea is a good one or not.... Read More
  • 31 Jan '17

    Caroline Dinenage, Early Years Minister to open Childcare Expo London

    Caroline Dinenage MP was appointed Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Women, Equalities and Early Years at the Department for Education on 17 July 2016 and has been an integral voice... Read More
  • 26 Jan '17

    Chinese New Year Rooster Card

    This is a guest post written by Twinkl Teacher, Sally, who helps out in our Twinkl Facebook groups. This Chinese New Year we are celebrating the year of the rooster, so here is a lovely idea for... Read More
  • 25 Jan '17

    Teaching in The Middle East

    This is a blog post from one of our Middle East Teacher Advisers - David.

    At the end of another long week, what harm can it do to have a little look at teaching jobs? Everyone... Read More

  • 24 Jan '17

    Noodles and Chopsticks Messy Play Planning In Action

    With Chinese New Year around the corner I was drawn to their Noodles And Chopsticks Messy Play Plan. The recipe card is designed to be used with young children and includes an equipment list, advice... Read More
  • 24 Jan '17

    NEW! Australian Curriculum Browser!

    Not ones to sit on our laurels, we've designed a brand new curriculum browser just for all the lovely Australian educators! Read More
  • 24 Jan '17

    NEW! New Zealand Numeracy and Strand Browser

    We are always looking for new ways to make educators' lives easier and we've come up with something just for the lovely folk in New Zealand to help them get what they need super quickly!... Read More
  • 23 Jan '17

    #TwinklTeach Chat on Reading

    The aim of our new monthly chat is to share great practice, link educators, and embrace the positivity and enthusiasm of everyone involved in teaching and learning. Read More
  • 23 Jan '17

    Supply Teacher FAQ

    A selection of some of the Frequently Asked Questions - and a summary of the collective answers from members - appearing on our Facebook Supply Teachers Support Group. Read More
  • 19 Jan '17

    The Great Twinkl Kindness Week

    Between the 6th and the 10th February 2017 we invite our whole community to take part in The Great Twinkl Kindness Week. The aim of the week is to increase acts of kindness within school communities... Read More
  • 19 Jan '17

    Introducing Ronald the Rhino

    Meet Ronald the Rhino, the star of Twinkl's newest eBook! This heart-warming story all the way from the Javan forest follows Ronald, an endangered Javan Rhino. Read More