Home learning resources

I’m putting this list here for my reference as much as for anyone else to use. I made it from stuff I’ve seen on Facebook and Twitter this week, plus some zoology things recommended by a colleague. These are all resources that we haven’t had from school already. Anyway, these might be useful links to have all in one place. I’ll probably add to it over time.

If anyone is reading and has other things to recommend, please comment and I’ll add them. Thanks!

Art at Home – this is a list of links to other Art and Culture resources.

PhonicsPlay: phonicsplay.co.uk with username = march20 and password = home. Great for early years.

Twinkl: twinkl.co.uk great for Y1 up, use any of these codes for free access to all resources:

  • PARENTSTWINKLHELPS
  • CVDTWINKLHELPS
  • UKTWINKLHELPS

Boston USA Aquarium Virtual Visits: https://www.neaq.org/visit/at-home-events-and-activities/

OpenLearn Free Courses: https://www.open.edu/openlearn/free-courses/full-catalogue The introductory level ones are accessible to Y2 and above with some support for some of the vocabulary. All sorts of subjects.

San Diego Zoo Kids: https://kids.sandiegozoo.org/ this site is built with kids in mind.

San Diego Zoo Live Cameras: https://zoo.sandiegozoo.org/live-cams Feeding time is 9am USA so 2pm UK time.

Wild Watch Kenya: https://www.zooniverse.org/projects/sandiegozooglobal/wildwatch-kenya citizen science project.

Scratch Junior: https://www.scratchjr.org/ coding for kids, definitely watch the tutorials if you don’t know what you’re doing.

Muzzy BBC French: https://www.muzzybbc.com/homeschool-french

Alphablocks: https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/grownups/the-alphablocks-guide-to-phonics

Perfect Piano: Google Play app to access music playing without a piano, recommended by a music teacher friend.

Virtual museum tours: https://secretldn.com/virtual-tours-museums-galleries/

Code Camp: https://www.codecamp.co.uk/

University of York Archaeology Department: https://www.york.ac.uk/archaeology/schools/

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