Primary

Primary resource links

Websites to support family cooking

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/category/family-kids

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-cooking

https://www.bbcgoodfood.com/recipes/collection/kids-baking

https://realfood.tesco.com/recipes/collections/easy-recipes-for-kids.html

Key stages: Key Stage 1

Description: Simple cooking recipes for children and families

 

Computing and IT

Unplugged coding activities

Website: http://info.thinkfun.com/stem-education/6-unplugged-coding-activities-for-hour-of-code

Key stages: Key Stage 1

Description:  Unplugged activities to do without using a computer. Games to teach children the concepts of computer programming and problem solving

 

Make an animation

Website: https://www.abcya.com/games/animate

Key stages: Key Stage 2

Description: Online tool to create animations which you can use and share

 

BBC Bitesize

Computing

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zr386sg/articles/zskthyc

Key stages: Key stage 2

Description: A video showing how animations can be made

Website: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zkcqn39/articles/zw96tfr

Key stages: Key stage 2

Description:  A video showing what makes a good computer game

 

 

Raspberry Pi Rock Band

Website: https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/rock-band

Key stages: Key Stage 2

Description: Learn to program your own musical instruments using Scratch

 

Tynker

Website: https://www.tynker.com/

Key stages: Key Stage 1-4

Description: Coding for children

 

Online safety at home

Website: https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets?utm_source=Thinkuknow&utm_campaign=46e6250b3e-TUK_ONLINE_SAFETY_AT_HOME_07_04_20&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_0b54505554-46e6250b3e-54402093

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description:  15 minute activities for children around online safety for children aged 4-14+

 

Literacy

The Children’s Poetry Archive

Website: https://childrens.poetryarchive.org/

Key stages: early years – Key Stage 4

Description: Lots of activities for all children aged birth to 16 encouraging children to engage with poetry. Includes poems read by the poet.

 

The Literacy Trust

Website: https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/

Key stages: Early years foundation stage – Key Stage 2

Description:  A range of literacy activities that children can work on individually or with family members

 

Reading for pleasure

Website: https://literacytrust.org.uk/training-and-workshops/reading-pleasure-on-screens/?mc_cid=ec90d00f0d&mc_eid=917a23e4d4

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description: Reading for pleasure

 

The Big Book Off for parents

Website: https://clpe.org.uk/sites/default/files/Yr%205-6%20WBD%20for%20Parents.pdf

Key stages: Key Stage 2

Description: Reading ideas and activities to encourage reading

 

Literacy Shed

Website: https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description: Literacy Resources

 

Big Cat Collins – Free access Reading

Website: https://connect.collins.co.uk/school/portal.aspx?utm_source=SilverpopMailing&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=20200320_COL_Primary_FreeAccessCollinsConnect%20(1)&utm_content=

Key stages: Suitable for All

 

Kids read to kids

Website: https://kidsread2kids.com/

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description: Free audio books read by kids for kids-filmed chapter by chapter for easy listening

 

Pie Corbett

Website: https://radioblogging.net/

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description: Pie Corbett live radio blog- resources for families and children

 

Free Ipad apps for teaching spelling

Website: https://elearningindustry.com/40-free-ipad-apps-for-teaching-spelling

Key stages: Suitable for All

Description: Free spelling apps for phones and tablets

 

Maths

Websites:

http://www.greatmathsteachingideas.com/2011/01/16/the-10-best-maths-teaching-resource-websites/

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

http://mathszone.co.uk/number-facts/number-bonds-to-1000/complements-to-1000-i-love-maths-games/

https://www.mathsbox.org.uk/index1.php

https://www.primarymathsresources.com/index.html

Key stages: Key Stage 1 – 4

Description: Maths activities for all key stages.

 

Science

Institute of physics

Website: http://iopwales.org/education/resources/home/page_56309.html

Key stages: Key Stage 1-3

Description: Institute of Physics Marvin and Milo provide step by step guides to physics experiments for 5-14 year olds

 

Science and engineering challenges

Website: https://www.dyson.co.uk/newsroom/overview/update/top-five-engineering-challenges-to-do-at-home.html

Key stages: Key stage 2 – 4

Description: James Dyson has put together science and engineering challenges that you can do at home

 

The Woodland Trust

Website: https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/kids-nature-activities-self-isolation/

Key stages: early years foundation stage - Key stage 3

Description: Woodland trust activities around nature that children can do in the garden and indoors