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Top Tips Alert! Using ThinkIts in the Classroom

ThinkIts are designed to challenge students and elicit their higher-order thinking skills.Here’s some tips on using ThinkIts…Brilliant Lesson Starter: you could start your lesson by gathering your students and asking...

ThinkIts are designed to challenge students and elicit their higher-order thinking skills.

Here’s some tips on using ThinkIts…

Where can I find them?

ThinkIts can be found throughout every subject so all you need to do is go to the Curriculum Map or click on a subject to find them – super easy!

Why not give them a go?

Here are a few ThinkIts you could try with your students – we hope you enjoy them!  

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Key Stage 1


Guessing the Toy: #13786 – Children give talk partners clues about their favourite toy so that they can guess what it is.


Photo Position Match: #15010 – Describe the direction and amount that each character must turn, in order to stand in the same position as their photograph.


Sunny Days: #14985 – Are the days longer in the summer or winter?


Passwords: #14190 – Granny wants to use the password ‘123456’. Is that a good password to use?

Key Stage 2


Describing Feelings: #13672 – How would you say “I did it!” in different situations?


Making Fractions: #13847 – Find the matching pairs of fractions that make one whole when added together.


The Joys of Spring: #13841 – How many objects can you think of that have a spring in them?


Staying Safe Online: #20013 – Meg was chatting to her friend on IM when someone that she didn’t know started chatting to her. They asked Meg to send a photo of herself so they could see what she looked like. What should Meg do?

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