In Year 4, the children need to learn all their times tables.
More Maths Fun
Key Stage 2 passwords for Spelling Shed and Maths Shed:
Read as much as you can. Some authors are offering storytimes online each day. There are lots of stories and non fiction books on youtube which are read aloud. Kindle offer a free trial and if you have Amazon Prime you can access a huge number of books for free.
Year 4 are expected to summarise what they have read, so you could practice reading a chapter, a picture book, a section of an information book, a poem and then trying to "sum it up" in 3 sentences!
If you do any Science at home, you can write a report, make posters, take photos of any investigations you might do. You can share them on Showbie.
This website has loads of fabulous child-friendly science experiments to do at home: https://www.science-sparks.com/
Here is a selection of interesting Science investigations you can do at home https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html
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. SuperStar level is aimed at children from 7-11 years old.
Year 4 are learning about the Romans. You could find out about the Roman army and their forts. You could also research what life was like for rich Romans for example what their villas were like and how they had slaves. There was some exciting entertainment in Roman times which you could find out about like Gladiator fights and Chariot racing. You could make a poster or make some pages about what you find out. You could share this, or a photo of it on showbie if you like.
There is a lot of information on these websites:
This might also be a good place to start looking for information:
If you wanted to get a head start on our next area of history learning, you could find out as much as you can about World War Two...
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.
We are learning how to draw people. You might want to use some family photos as a starting point for making a drawing of your family. Look at how their bodies are positioned and try to copy them!
We will also be looking at landscapes in the summer, so you might want to draw pictures of what you can see from your windows. You might also find some inspiration from the Art Ninja on iplayer or youtube
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.
Year 3 and 4 had been planning to present the story of Hansel and Gretel through opera before everything changed. The Royal Opera House are providing some interesting home learning activities, which includes Hansel and Gretel. Check it out and perform the songs at home!
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!
Duolingo is a great place to practise your French. Although you can create a profile, you don’t need to. Just start with the basics and begin collecting your XP! (You can also use Duolingo to begin learning other languages, too, at any age.)
OTHER GREAT RESOURCES
AimHi is a global online school for students to learn, interact and be inspired by charismatic role models and exceptional teachers, for free. Aimed at age 8 and up.
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 to use.
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.
Collins are providing their Key Stage 2 Maths and English study books for free. They have some good activities in them, but they also include work aimed at Years 5 and 6, so don't panic!
Here is a list of other links to Collins resources:
This website has a range of great projects - scroll down to see the Year 3/4 ones:
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
Want to design and make your own board game? This page might be useful
OTHER THINGS TO DO AT HOME