Early Years

Subject Website Description Link
Art/ Creative Creative Resources for the Early Years earlyarts.co.uk/blog
Art/ Creative Loose Parts- Creative Ideas for the Early Years to KS1 www.playscotland.org
Art/ Creative Creative Ideas For Playing At Home https://www.playfulchildhoods.wales
Art/ Creative Five Playful Activities That Support Development & Learning In Any Environment https://www.legofoundation.com/
English Keith among the pigeons (reading and activity) http://childs-play.com
English Literactive – reading material for young readers http://www.literactive.com
English Stoke on Trent – online story times https://www.youtube.com
English Read Write Inc support with daily phonics lessons https://www.ruthmiskin.com/en/
English Teach Your Monster To Read- a great game that makes learning to read fun! https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/
Geography Geographical Association Teaching Resources for Children in the Early Years https://www.geography.org.uk
Geography NatGeoKids- KS1 and KS2 resources for teacing Geography topics. https://www.natgeokids.com
Maths White Rose Maths- Free maths lessons for home learning from Early Years to Year 8 https://whiterosemaths.com
Maths White Rose Maths on Facebook – Free Maths Lesson Every Day https://www.facebook.com
Maths Mathsticks – maths resources and games https://mathsticks.com/my/
Maths A range of Maths activities. Some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range Early Years to KS2. https://nrich.maths.org/
Music BBC Bring the Noise- Online music activities for age 4-7 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music Explore pieces of classical music with lesson plans and ideas for Early Years/KS1 https://www.bbc.co.uk
Music Songs For Teaching- A large selection of fun songs to help teach young children https://www.songsforteaching.com
Physical Activity GoNoodle- Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts www.youtube.com
Physical Activity Play Ideas For Parents https://www.playwales.org.uk
Physical Activity Boobie Beebies- a fun video with CBeebies presenters https://www.bbc.co.uk
Physical Activity Disney 10 minute shake-ups https://www.nhs.uk
Physical Activity Spar Lancashire School Games-  links to fun movement videos to stay active at home https://lancashireschoolgames.co.uk/
Various Hungry Little Minds – Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk
Various Why Do Children Learn Through Play? Website with Information https://famly.co/blog
Various Monach University- Fleer’s Conceptual Playworld. A play-based model of teaching young children to form concepts in STEM. https://www.monash.edu
Various Classroom Secrets- free resources for young children’s learning including for Maths and language https://classroomsecrets.co.uk
Various TTS- free curriculum-focused activity book with over 40 home learning activities all planned and all prepared! https://www.tts-group.co.uk
Various PBS Learning – free materials for Young Children https://www.pbslearningmedia.org
Various Classroom Secrets- free interactive resources and home learning for young children from Early Years to Y3 https://classroomsecrets.co.uk
Various IPA – Play in crisis (guidance for parents) http://ipaworld.org/
Various Dorling Kindersley- Home Learning for Kids https://www.dk.com/uk/
Various Hamilton- cross-curricular resources and lesson plans that cover a range of subjects for Reception age children https://www.hamilton-trust.org.uk/topics/
Wellbeing The Starting Primary School campaign offers a toolkit of practical advice, support and resources for parents, guardians and children across a wide range of areas. https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach
Wellbeing myHappymind Light Edition- a free program to support the mental wellbeing of children and parents at this difficult time. https://myhappymind.krtra.com
Wellbeing How NOT to go to school’ and ‘How to go BACK to school’ by Mike Forde – stories to support children with learning at home. https://parsleymimblewood.wordpress.com/
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