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Whilst you're having to self-isolate, keep busy whilst keeping your learning on track by tackling some of these activities laugh

Additional learning activities

 

Reading everyday – 

https://stories.audible.com/start-listen -instantly stream an incredible range of stories for FREE!

https://manybooks.net/search-book?field_genre%5B14%5D=14 – free e-books (mainly children’s classics)

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/reading-owl/library-page - over 100 books free to access

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories?page=2 – stories for younger children.

https://bit.ly/AudioElevenses - David Walliams releasing a free audio story daily

 

Writing -

- Some free writing now and then. A diary or daily log or even a comic. Also:

www.thereadingrealm.co.uk – writing linked to some reading activities.

http://www.pobble365.com/ - resources to help inspire writing

https://www.literacyshedplus.com/en-gb/browse/free-resources - reading comprehensions and writing packs.

 

Maths -

- Practical hands on maths. Cooking (measuring, weighing, ratios), online shopping, board and card games, reading the time (over learn this), plan a schedule with timings, use the tv guide to plan viewing.

-https://nrich.maths.org/9084 - maths activities to engage in.

-https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/group/b08bzfnh - TV programme for younger children.

-http://www.amathsdictionaryforkids.com/dictionary.html – useful to add link for parents if they are ‘stuck’ on a particular mathematical term

-www.topmarks.co.uk  - huge range of tablet friendly resources for mental maths

 

Science-

- Go outside and observe the natural world. Create a daily weather log. Grow plants and look at the differences in them on a daily basis. Look up at the night sky and observe the stars, learn about the constellations.

- https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science - topic linked science resources

www.stormedapps.co.uk - Science for Early Years

- https://www.kentwildlifetrust.org.uk/actions - Practical Science activities to help nature

- https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/paultyler -Science activities for older children

 

Physical Education

Access the class page section on the website. Choose PE and ‘Current Learning’ open the grid. There are a range of activities for you to have a go at on here.

- https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1 - Joe Wicks 30min workout everyday livestreaming at 9am.

-https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers - follow the exercise routines

- https://www.cosmickids.com – yoga activities for children

 

Creative

Access the class page section on the website. Choose Music and ‘Current Learning’ open the page. There are a range of activities for you to have a go at on here.

- Some fine motor work. Lego, cutting, playdough, tidying up small toys.

- Some art/music where possible through the week. Doesn't always need to be guided.

- https://www.bl.uk/childrens-books/videos/axel-scheffler-how-to-draw-a-gruffalo - different instructional guides for characters from well-loved stories.

- There are a range of artists and musicians offering live streams or with you tube channels to guide you through some art activities.

 

Across the curriculum

- https://world-geography-games.com/world.html world games

https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ - the full range of topics your child is likely to study at primary level.

- https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors  - some great ideas to inspire activities.

-Jamie Oliver - helps the nation with easy recipes, cooking tips, and ingenious hacks whilst many of us are staying at home. Jamie: Keep Cooking and Carry On starts Monday at 5:30pm on Channel 4

-https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/content/dam/pdf/JDF_with%20cover%20challenge-cards_DIGITAL.pdf Dyson challenge cards – how many can you complete?

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