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WEBSITE LINKS FOR ALL AGES

Websites for ALL AGE GROUPS

Just choose the relevant age/class

 

A variety of educational resources, games and activities:

www.topmarks.co.uk/

https://uk.ixl.com

www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

www.coxhoe.durham.sch.uk/school-life/fun-and-games

www.educationquizzes.com

www.abcya.com

https://theimaginationtree.com

busythings.co.uk - register for a free 7 day trial 

https://sites.google.com/view/homelearningsite/home

http://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/ - lots of literacy resources and activities 

http://www.roalddahl.com/things-to-do-indoors 

http://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors 

 

Maths

Times Table Rock Stars (Y2-Y6) with children's login details

Numbots (sister site for TTRS) also accessible with children's individual TTRS login details

Carol Vorderman's website - free until schools open. For children 4 - 11

www.themathsfactor.com

Join the #MathsParty!

At 10am go to...

http://whiterosemaths.com/homelearning/

Choose your year group, watch the video and try answering the questions. 

 

Mindfulness for children:

https://www.cosmickids.com/mindfulness-meditation-videos-kids/

 

Earn a Blue Peter Badge:

www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges

 

Resources and videos linked to the curriculum:

www.bbc.co.uk/teach

 

Various resources linked to the curriculum:

Twinkl– School closure free access code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS

www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

 

Book related websites: 

A selection of free children's audio books read by famous people. 

https://www.worldbookday.com/world-of-stories/

 

Storyline Online - have some of your favourite stories read to you by movie stars!

www.storylineonline.net

 

A selection of children's stories read by astronauts in space: 

https://storytimefromspace.com/library/

 

Chris White's  (OBS Patron of Reading) website

- includes a selection of Chris' poems to read and ideas for writing your own poems and stories. 

http://www.veggievampire.com/index.htm

 

Watch Chris White's online drawing tutorial. Click on the link below

https://m.youtube.com/watch?fbclid=IwAR1IZdyrB2eUKSBr5XGYY_tg2CXPBA1uzj3WpnP81eczQLZvv6CNfMWgOrA&v=4_cUpJ154Rc&feature=youtu.be

 

Story time -

Josh Gad, the Frozen II and Beauty and the Beast actor, is reading a children's book online everyday for the foreseeable future. Have a look on his Twitter page for the latest stories he has read. 

 

World Books Online

World Books Online have a fabulous collection of over 3,000 ebooks and audio books suitable for all ages available for free for children to access at home. Please copy and paste the link below to find them.

https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw%3D%3D&fbclid=IwAR1RIXMh2OOUp5ELSWKUllRP96P2ntNd4MczYrj4mAdQxlzGwpoCa0MXJWc

 

Watch videos of author, Oliver Jeffers, reading his stories

http://www.oliverjeffers.com/books#/abookaday 

 

Shakespeare.

Go to the 'Shakespeare Learning Zone' for quizzes, information, images and video clips of many of Shakespeare's plays, including the plays we have studied at school- The Merchant of Venice, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, The Tempest and A Midsummer Night's Dream. Clink on the link below.

https://www.rsc.org.uk/shakespeare-learning-zone

 

Exciting news Nottingham Music School has provided us with some online lessons and resources!

Why not check them out! Try out ‘Making Music Without Instruments’, click on the link and see the pictures below.

www.nottinghammusichub.org.uk/digital-lessons

Websites for YOUNGER Children

 

Free Website:  

PhonicsPlay

Username: march20

Password: home

Type in or click on

www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk

Then click on visit PhonicsPlay main site

Next add in the username and password.

Then you are free to play on games on each of the phases along the left-hand side.

 

Switcheroo zoo - watch, listen and play games to learn all about amazing animals!

www.switchzoo.com/ 

 

Teach your monster to read - This game helps children rehearse a range of essential reading skills– you will need to create an account but it is free on computers or there is currently a free APP available (due to Coronavirus for a limited time).

www.teachyourmonstertoread.com


Cbeebies Radio - listening activities for the younger ones.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio

CBeebies

As chefs we like to find out about food!

Does your child like looking at or finding out about cooking?

Take a look at some of the interesting recipes on Cbeebies!

Challenge:

Can you make a recipe card from the information you find out?

What might you add or change within the recipe to make it your own?

Have a look at these below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/watch/my-world-kitchen-italian-olive-pizza-recipe

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/cheesecake-make?collection=easy-cooking-with-kids-recipes

As geographers we like to find out about different places!

Does your child like finding out about different countries?

Find out about some of the interesting places from Go Jetters on Cbeebies!

Challenge: Use the Go Getters to help!

Can you make a fact file about the country?

Why is it an interesting place?

What places can you visit there? What might you see if you visit there?

Add any other information!

An example is below:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m000g8nm/go-jetters-series-3-26-holi-festival-of-colour-india

Or choose your own episode.

Websites for OLDER Children

 

Nat Geo for kids – variety of educational resources, games and facts.

www.kids.nationalgeographic.com

 

Learn all about Geography and fascinating animals

www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

 

Highlight kids - read, play games and conduct science experiments!

www.highlightkids.com 

 

Ted Ed - All sorts of engaging educational videos
https://ed.ted.com

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