THE JOURNEY HOME
Join us on a home learning adventure that starts with a Polar bear.
Click on the picture to begin:
In Year 2, children should be working on their 2, 5 and 10 times tables
More Maths games and resources to explore:
In Year 2, we learn about telling the time - o'clock, half past, quarter past and quarter to.
Phonics Play have made comics for each phonics phase for your children to enjoy reading https://phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html
Phonics Bloom has lots of games linked to each phonics phase. Some require registration but lots are free https://www.phonicsbloom.com/
Phonics Play are giving free access with the username march20 and the password home https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/
Click on the links on this page to find words to practise and games to try https://www.spellzone.com/curriculum/national-curriculum/year-2.cfm
Reading Eggs are offering a free 30 day trial https://readingeggs.co.uk/
This is a very in depth website with lots of resources if you want to teach some phonics to your child https://sightwords.com/phonemic-awareness/curriculum/
Crest (yes, the toothpaste people!) have some detailed science activities aimed at primary aged children. There is a guidance booklet and a booklet of activities, as well as a certificate you can print on completion. Star level is aimed at children from 5-7 years old.
We have been finding out about life in Amman and Petra in Jordan. They are in Asia. Petra is in the desert. What can you find out about deserts? Are deserts always hot? Which plants live in a desert? Which living creatures live in a desert? Where are different deserts found in the world? The DK Find Out website has lots of information about deserts (and plenty more to explore on that site, too!)
Wildlife artist Rory McCann has made some videos about how to create wild art
Make your own flip book!
Olaf Falafel is making some super fun art videos.
You might find some inspiration for some art projects here
Crayola have lots of colouring pages and activities to try at home
Award winning author / illustrator Rob Biddulph is making videos to draw along to
Learn how to draw from observation with this free programme of online lessons from an artist
GoNoodle has lots of videos and activities to keep your fit and healthy (scroll down, you don't need to register)
Join in with the nation doing your daily Joe Wicks workout on You Tube!
Cosmic Kids Yoga on You Tube
The Yorkshire Sport Foundation have made a range of videos demonstrating different PE skills.
The Sports Partnership has provided some fantastic ideas for staying active at home for all the family
We have signed up to this website for lots of free videos and dance routines for ages 4 and up:
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If you ever wanted to learn to type - have a look at the games here
Make your own animations online for free.
Tynker are offering free access to their premium coding activities during the school closures.
CodeMonkey is also free, though you do have to register for this one.
Scratch is a great resource for coding.
Everyone has an instrument you can use - your voice! Learn to beatbox!
Harvard University in the USA has developed a series of musical games and activities which also help them with their research!
Singing Medicine is providing videos of songs to join in with - you might just recognise some of them that Miss Capron-Tee uses!
SingUp are working on providing a range of music videos and resources for free
Young Voices have lots of singing and dancing videos to keep everyone busy
The Sing King You Tube channel has absolutely LOADS of karaoke backing tracks for all your favourite songs. Why don't you have a karaoke night once a week? You could even make your own fake microphone from a rolled up paper tube with a ball of scrunched up paper taped on top!
Here is an excellent video teaching you all about pulse with activities you can join in with. You don't need an instrument!
OTHER GREAT RESOURCES
The Premier League has a wealth of football-based learning activities (including Literacy and Maths) to explore.
BBC's Supermovers have a great range of active learning ideas.
Classroom Secrets have made some awesome home learning packs for each year group.
Hamilton have free Maths and English learning at home packs for each year group which they are adding to regularly.
Twinkl have made loads of resources accessible. Just click on the parents hub.
The Scholastic website has two weeks worth of activities available for free, including reading and educational videos. It is from the USA, but is still a great resource.
Starfall is another site from the USA but with loads of great resources including Maths and Literacy games and books to read. You have to subscribe for full access, but a number of them are free.
Free Key Stage 1 Maths and English study books from Collins:
Here is a list of links to lots of Maths and English activities also from Collins:
The BBC Bitesize website has lots of good resources:
This website has a range of great projects:
Brain Pop has extensive educational resources and are offering free access. Just follow the link for the instructions about getting free access.
Free activity books to download from tts
Online books, games and other fun resources
OTHER THINGS TO DO AT HOME