K, PP and Year 1

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.

Oxford Owl – www.oxfordowl.co.uk/forhome A range of English andMaths for all ages.

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.

Sound Write – https://theliteracyblog.com/2020/03/19/soundswritephonicsresources-forparentsandcarerscovid

19update/ To support with learning sounds and writing at home.

The Magic School Bus – https://magicschoolbus.fandom.com/wiki/The_Bus

Scholastic – https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html resourcesacross all areas

Place Value basketball- top marks- https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learningtocount/place-value-basketball

Syllable factory- BBC-skill wise game:


Teach my monster to read- https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/about-thegame/whatdoes-eachgamecover?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIvIbcmPOl6AIV0BiPCh2Y5AyHEAAYASAAEgLlf_D_BwE

Funky mummy ICT games:-Addition and subtraction games:-http://www.ictgames.com/funkyMummy/index.html

You Tubes

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

Phonics with funnies – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cGwUfXvX4&list=PLFA9E03C58AE2F70C

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.

Nursery Rhymes

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.

Sensory play

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.

Rhyming games

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.

Describing things

Look at particular objects from indoors or from nature and use adjectives to describe them using the 5 senses.

Read books

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.