This list is collated for parents and carers of Primary aged children (3-11yrs) who now find themselves as home educators!If you need any more help please contact me by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Outdoor Learning, Nature and Gardening
Nature Detectives – The Woodland Trust: A lot of these activities that can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a woodland.
RHS Gardening with Children ideas and activities for parents
Learning Through Landscapes free outdoor learning ideas for parents
Thinking and Talking skills
Thinking Moves helps your children build up their thinking skills. They are fun to use and work across all ages from 3 – 15. Download these two documents to learn more and to get some interesting ideas for thinking activities.
List of FREE Speech, Language, communication and SEND resources for schools and parent/carers from Chatterbox
DK Find Out: Activities and quizzes
The Imagination Tree: Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
The Artful Parent: Good, free art activities
Cbeebies Radio: Listening activities for the younger ones.
National Geographic Kids: Activities and quizzes.
Blue Peter Badges: If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
Red Ted Art: Easy arts and crafts for little ones
Duolingo: Learn languages for free. Web or app.
Mystery Science: Free science lessons
The Kids Should See This: Wide range of cool educational videos
Crash Course Kids: a wide range of videos for kids
Daily PE: with The Body Coach on YouTube – 9am
An amazing list of links for all children from Chatterpack
Maths and English
Maths games, activities and how to guides from Oxford Owl
Free e-book library for children aged 3-11 from Oxford Owl
Phonics resources and how to guides for parents from Oxford Owl
Twinkl: lesson style printouts for all the primary subjects , and usually at a fee, but they are offering a month of free access to parents in the event of school closures.
Computing and Design
Scratch: free programming for kids
Blockly: Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.
Tinkercad is a free online collection of software tools that help people all over the world think, create and make. An introduction to 3D design, engineering and entertainment software.
https://couponfollow.com/research/learn-to-code-from-home: Save Money: Learn to Code From Home (Thank you to Ella for this link!)
Design a Secret Garden competition
Crest Awards: Science awards you can complete from home.
iDEA Awards: Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
Paw Print Badges: Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Please note that although I have thought carefully about which resources to include in this list, I am not responsible for any of the content. Paula x