Jumpstart!

The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.

  • Jumpstart! Science Outdoors

    Cross-curricular games and activities for ages 7-12

    By Janet Barnett, Rosemary Feasey

    Jumpstart! Outdoor Learning provides teachers with a range of activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum linked to a specific area of the curriculum. This cross curricular approach encourages teachers to develop useful links with other…

    Paperback – 2016-02-26 
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6 - 14, 2nd Edition

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    Fully updated to help teachers deal with the new 2016 Grammar Tests, this second edition presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action It includes coverage of the subjunctive and past progressive, selecting…

    Paperback – 2015-12-22 
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Talk for Learning

    Games and activities for ages 7-12

    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster

    Jumpstart! Talk for Learning presents a collection of multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart children’s use of effective talk in the classroom. This book offers practical and engaging ideas ranging from brief games to extended lesson suggestions. It offers a basis for creating your…

    Paperback – 2015-12-07 
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! PSHE

    Games and activities for ages 7-13

    By John Foster

    This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games,…

    Paperback – 2015-04-24
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! History

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a…

    Paperback – 2014-11-20
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14

    By Steve Bowkett

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-08-26
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Geography

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Mark Jones, Sarah Whitehouse

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-08-08
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Maths

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

    By John Taylor

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-06-06
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6-14

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    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,…

    Paperback – 2014-06-03
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian

    Engaging activities for ages 7–12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-03-19
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! French and German

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Drama

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

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

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-03-17
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Science

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Rosemary Feasey

    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…

    Paperback – 2009-03-05
    David Fulton Publishers
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  • Jumpstart! Storymaking

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Poetry

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-12

    By Pie Corbett

    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…

    Paperback – 2008-09-09
    Routledge
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  • Jumpstart! Creativity

    Games and Activities for Ages 7–14

    By Stephen Bowkett

    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…

    Paperback – 2007-08-23
    David Fulton Publishers
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  • Jumpstart! ICT

    ICT activities and games for ages 7-14

    By John Taylor

    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…

    Paperback – 2006-06-30
    David Fulton Publishers
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  • Jumpstart! Literacy

    Games and Activities for Ages 7-14

    By Pie Corbett

    This collection of simple to use, fun, multi-sensory games and creative lesson starters will jumpstart pupils enthusiasm for literacy learning. The `jumpstarts' cover: Warming up the word - spelling and word games Syntactic gymnastics - creating sentences and written style Games to stimulate -…

    Paperback – 2004-08-06
    Routledge
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