Monday, August 29, 2016

An Introduction to Twinkl!

In my time as a student teacher we have been introduced to and experimented with numerous websites offering resources for educators to use in the modern classroom.  The site that stands out a mile and has been a genuine life-saver for me throughout my teaching practices to date has without doubt been As I undertake my final year school placement Twinkl have kindly gifted me a platinum subscription to sample, use and review the resources in the months ahead. Today, I would like to introduce you to the website, inform you of what it has to offer and there will be a follow-up review once my placement is complete. Stay tuned!


About Twinkl

A belief that every child should be loved and nurtured as they are unique and special is the core philosophy behind Twinkl. This website is a god-send for both teachers and parents alike. They only publish the most engaging and inspiring materials. Everything is teacher created and checked so quality is guaranteed. You will find award winning teaching, planning and assessment materials for birth and beyond.

Twinkl For Parents: 

  • Information and preparation to support your child as they start nursery and school
  • Parents' Educational Guides that will help you support your child's development, reading, maths, spelling, communication and social skills
  • "Help your child" section with colourful engaging resources to use in your home
  • Organisational resources that will help you and your child create routine in the home
  • Hundreds of craft and seasonal art activities to promote learning in a fun manner
  • Educational activities for children from birth up to age 11
  • Dedicated section to support children with SEN/ Additional Needs 



Twinkl For Teachers:

  • Lesson packs, PowerPoints, planning, assessment, display materials, story book ideas, topic based activities, craft ideas and much more
  • Amazing new content added daily (Republic of Ireland Curriculum is a new feature)
  • Access to thousands of teacher created and approved resources 
  • Dedicated category of fabulous resources to help you support children with SEN
  • Amazing category of resources to aid children for whom English is an Additional Language
  • Activities and lessons suitable to use in Early Year's settings up to Secondary School
  • This site will save you many hours planning and allow you to focus on the most important element of your classroom- the children!


There are subscription options available on the website and the Platinum Plus option allows access to all the fantastic resources on offer at
Hope you found this post useful!
Check out my Facebook page tomorrow for an amazing Twinkl giveaway!

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