Home Learning Resources

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 paula@permanenteducation.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.

Emotional Wellbeing

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.

Geography games.

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

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