Here are some useful resources to support learning at home.
Phonics and Early Reading
Phonic Play offer online games for your child. You are able to tailor these games to your child's ability by using sounds that they have been taught. A class favourite is 'Obb Bob' where you sort real and alien words (very handy for the Phonics check). In response to the Coronavirus you able to access it entirely by using:
Teacher Your Monster To Read (Website is free. Paid App)
Access online games to promote your child's continual learning.
Below is a link to access online reading books for your child. Please refer to their current reading book for their book band level (Lilac through to Dark Red).
A fantastic resource to promote comprehension skills at home.
Choose an age appropriate video to watch and complete some of the writing tasks.
World Book Reader
Lots of free- predominantly non-fiction- books to read online.
Mindfulness and Keeping Active
Keeping children up to date with the world around them- creating opportunities to talk about news with children.
Joe Wicks- The Body Coach- 5 Minute Moves
9am PE with Joe Monday-Friday live on YouTube- let's get moving! (Week commencing 23.3.20)
These are 5 minute High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts that a designed for the perfect 'brain break' or just in general to keep your children active at home. On this channel there are a variety of longer workouts too all for free!
Short audio sessions to help with mindfulness.
Cosmic Yoga- Youtube
Yoga videos designed for children aged 3+
Interactive videos to support with KS1- Maths, Literacy, PSHE and PE Learning.
Go Noodle- Youtube (More videos on their own website)
Hundreds of 'brainercise', dancing, strength and mindfulness videos- as well as videos that are 'just for fun'.
Just Dance- YouTube
Available free of charge! Choose from plenty of songs for the whole family.
NHS Disney Wake up Shake up
Provided by the NHS, here are lots of short games to keep children active and engaged to coincide with some of their favourite Disney characters.
Maths and Science
Every child has their own login for this game. If you need this please contact your child's class teacher.
Many of these games are problem solving tasks. If you access the 'Getting started' link to see how to present the problem and the 'Solution' link this will give you an idea of the purpose and end target.
This is a simple hundred square online. You can use this with your child to count forwards/backwards from any given number, count in 2's/5's/10's, take turns counting (counting choir), add, subtract, splat odd/even numbers, notice patterns when you're counting (for example looking at where the numbers fall in the columns and rows), recognise numbers (you could ask your child to splat the number you call out).
Great Maths activities that are not a sheet.
Explorify for Science
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes on a variety of topics.
The Kids Should See This
Wide range of cool educational videos
Take a look at some top museums that are offering online tours and exhibits.
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts.
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.