Here are some ideas for you to try this week Willow Class! We would love to see any of your home learning so feel free to email them to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have any questions or queries then please use the email address above.
30 Day Lego Challenge
From the 1st April why don't you get creative with Lego. Please see the daily challenges pdf document below and I look forward to seeing some of your creations!
Here are some fun ideas that you can make and play at home .
Why not go on scavenger hunts; here are some different ones for you to try! You may also want to try some maths activities. Let us know how you get on. Can you create your own scavenger hunt?
Other ideas and Links
If this hasn't kept you busy and enjoying learning then here are some more suggestions for learning at home.
https://www.alfrescolearning.co.uk/ Lots of ideas here linked to maths and science involving the outdoor environment.
https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn From April this site will bring daily updates and activities. Currently there are a range of activities, videos and other information in various formats
https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures Currently free for a month – resources across the curriculum to download includes home learning resources
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/ Currently free – resources that can be downloaded for each year group
https://thenationalcurriculum.com/learning-at-home/ Links to resources (with a cost) that support learning
https://www.tes.com/ Many free resources that cover the whole curriculum from Age 4 to 16
https://www.cgpbooks.co.uk/ Some free resources available for English and Maths
https://whiterosemaths.com/ Free maths resources including some video tutorials covers Early Years all the way to GCSE
https://www.themathsfactor.com/ Currently free for 14 days – Carol Vordeman teaches maths through videos and activities
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button Free resource - Practise times tables, number bonds etc
http://www.primaryhomeworkhelp.co.uk/maths/ Online Maths games and resources
https://www.doodlemaths.com/for-schools/ Designed so children can work independently,
our clever algorithm, Proxima™, ensures that every child has the right balance of challenge and success so they can make continual progress. Question explanations and in-app help features mean that pupils can access help when they need it. (Subscription after initial free trial)
https://thirdspacelearning.com/ Free maths resources if you register
http://www.iseemaths.com/ Some free maths ideas
company/education/teachers/key-stage-2.html Projects and ideas for Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM)
https://www.stem.org.uk/primary-science Register then free STEM resources and activity ideas
https://sciencebob.com/category/experiments/ Science experiments to try at home
ce-experiments-you-can-do-home/ Science experiments to try at home
https://www.mumstrife.com/food/washing-hands/ Hand washing experiment
co.uk/blog/easy-cool-science-experiments-for-kids Science experiments to try at home
Computing & Technology
https://code.org/athome Challenge to engage students of all abilities.
https://blockly.games Learn computer programming skills - fun and free.
https://scratch.mit.edu/ Free coding platform
https://www.kodugamelab.com/ Free coding platform
https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/ Minecraft education edition
https://idea.org.uk Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
https://www.howstuffworks.com/ Find out how stuff works
https://mysteryscience.com Free science lessons
https://www.crestawards.org Science awards you can complete from home.
andtrust.org.uk/naturedetectives/ A lot of these can be done in a garden.
Reading & Writing
https://www.animaphonics.com/ Currently free - phonics resource for children that are learning to read includes games and activities and can be used on phones, tablets and computers
https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html# Free creative literacy resources for children
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen Free audio stories for children
http://www.pobble365.com/ Free literacy resource – interesting image each day and ideas for writing
https://www.firstnews.co.uk/ Three issues for £1, a newspaper written especially for children
https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Lots of great resources including an ebook library
https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/blog Currently free for a limited time
www.literacycounts.co.uk General literacy website
https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/ Games competitions resources
https://kids.britannica.com/ Activities and information for children, useful for research
http://www.horrible-histories.co.uk/ Some free resources
https://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/ Lots of free resources
https://www.chesterzoo.org/schools/resources/ Lots of resources and the opportunity to tour the zoo using the internet
eums-visit-online-virtual-tours/ Visit some famous museums around the world remotely
https://www.nhm.ac.uk/schools/teaching-resources.html Natural History Museum online resources
https://learning-resources.sciencemuseum.org.uk/resources/ Science Museum online resources
https://www.funkidslive.com/# Radio station for children
http://www.lcfclubs.com/ Online language resources currently free
https://kahoot.it/ Quizzes on many subjects and quiz creation and hosting
https://www.helpkidzlearn.com/ Games based learning
http://www.bbc.co.uk/learning/coursesearch/ This site is old and no longer updated, but still a lot available
https://ed.ted.com All sorts of engaging educational videos
https://thekidshouldseethis.com Wide range of cool educational videos
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges Blue Peter Badge Activities
https://www.tinkercad.com All kinds of making.
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/50-things-to-do Many can be done at home and in the garden
Educational Apps (Search for these on the App Store or similar)
Forest Phonics App
Hairy Letters App
Go Noodle App
Education with Celebrities
PE with Joe Wicks – 9:00 am on Youtube and can be viewed any time after that
Wildlife with Steve Backshall – Everyday on Facebook ask questions about biology, nature, geography, exploration and conservation
Science with Maddy Moate – 11 am on Youtube and can be viewed any time after that
Dance with Oti Mabuse – 11:30 am on Facebook or any time after that
Music with Myleene Klass – Twice a week on Youtube
Story with David Walliams – Free story everyday at 11 am www.worldofdavidwalliams.com