K, PP and Year 1 Suggested Websites and Activities
ABC YA – www.abcya.com Practice math and reading skills all whileplaying fun games.
Fun Brain – www.funbrain.com play games while practicing maths andreading skills.
Star Fall – www.starfall.com Learn phonics and common sight words using audio-visual games.
Highlights Kids – www.highlightskids.com Read, play games and conductcool science experiments.
Top marks – www.topmarks.co.uk Interactive games for all learningareas.
Story line online – www.storylineonline.net Story book read online.
IXL- https://au.ixl.com/ IXL support every learner with activitiesfrom across the curriculum.
Phonics Play – https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/ Interactive phonics games.
The Magic School Bus – https://magicschoolbus.fandom.com/wiki/The_Bus
Scholastic – https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html resourcesacross all areas
Syllable factory- BBC-skill wise game:–
Jolly phonics songs- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U2HYM9VXz9k
Jack Hartman educational songs-https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WP1blVh1ZQM
Epic phonics blending words – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJWJx0ILwV8
ABC Mouse alphabet – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g74vHQ6EwjA
ABC Magic 1 and ABC Magic 2. See your App Store to purchase.
This app teaches the sounds of the letters and how to buildwords and essential reading skills.
Some suggested activities
(These can be done at least once a week. Some like maths and reading should be done 4/5 times a week.
Cook favourite meals together, let them mix, chop, stir and follow a recipe with you.
Sing nursery rhymes you know with them, act the out, draw picture of them. Watch a YouTube video of them.
|Playing cards, board games and puzzle
Teach them snap, go fish, memory or other games you have at home.
Do a puzzle together.
|Drawing and colouring
Draw the characters from the story you have read, or something you are talking about. Use a colouring book.
Go outside plant some seeds, weed, talk about how plants grow. Take photos of different types of leaves, insects or items youfind in the garden.
Collect empty boxes, packets, use of clothes, lids to create recycled craft masterpieces.
Make necklaces with beads, leaves or whatever you have at home.
Make slime, playing with coloured water, ice paints, toy wash using dirt and soapy water, playing with playdough, cutting,gluing.
|Counting, ordering objects or sorting objects by, colour, size, materials
Sort toys into animals or other, order them from smallest to biggest, sort them into colours.
Rhyme challenge: choose a word “I challenge you to think of as many rhymes as you can for “cat” (or any word). Next playersays words that rhyme.
Look at particular objects from indoors or from nature and use adjectives to describe them using the 5 senses.
Talk about the main characters, their feelings, events from the book. Sequence the events, retell or act out the story or read in funny voices.
|Get outside and Play
Create obstacle courses, practice kicking balls, shooting hoops, skipping, hopping, throwing and catching.