Year 4, 5 and 6 Suggested Websites and Activities
Switcheroo Zoo – www.switcheroozoo.com Watch, listen and games to learn all about amazing animals.
Nat Geo for Kids – www.kids.nationalgeographic.com Learn all about geography and fascinating animals.
Into the Book – www.reading.ecb.org Go ‘into the book’ to play games that practice reading strategies!
ABC YA – www.abcya.com Practice math and reading skills all while playing fun games.
Fun Brain – www.funbrain.com Play games while practicing maths and reading skills.
Highlights Kids – www.highlightskids.com Read, play games and conduct cool science experiments.
The kids should see this – www.thekidshouldseethis.com Wide range of cool educational videos
Crash Course Kids – www.youtube.com/user/crashcoursekids A range of videos on many different subjects for kids
Behind the News – www.abc.net.au/btn/stories A kids news show
Scholastic – https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html resources across all learning areas
Read Theory – https://readtheory.org/ Parents will need to sign up. A range of reading comprehension
Study Ladder – https://www.studyladder.com.au/?lc_set
Some suggested activities
(These can be done at least once a week. Some like maths and reading should be done
Measure the area and perimeter of each room in your home. Draw a map of your home and neighborhood, timetables
Cook favourite meals together, write down the steps to create a recipe or recipe books.
|Design a board game
Design and make a board game. Create rules and all the resources needed. Play the game with your family.
Create times table flash cards, time how long each times table takes to say out loud
|Write a diary
Keep a written or video diary of your days at home with you family
Build cubby houses inside and out, build Lego, build with boxes etc.
Sewing, knitting, croquet, pom poms,
Make slime, follow different slime recipes online, experiment with consistencies and simple variables like glitter and colours etc
|Get outside and play
Create obstacle courses, kick balls at different targets, can you get the ball into the smallest bucket?, skipping