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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! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage...

    Published August 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Jumpstart! Geography

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Mark Jones, Sarah Whitehouse

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think...

    Published August 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. 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 5th 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  5. 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 18th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 17th 2014 by Routledge

  7. 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 16th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  8. 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 4th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

  9. 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 27th 2008 by Routledge

  10. 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 8th 2008 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jumpstart! History: Engaging activities for ages 7-12
    By Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse
    To Be Published November 13th 2014
  2. Jumpstart Spelling and Vocabulary: Engaging activities for ages 5-12
    By Pie Corbett, Carol Satterthwaite
    To Be Published May 31st 2015
  3. Jumpstart Literacy & ICT
    By Pie Corbett, David Mitchell
    To Be Published September 29th 2015

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