50 great home learning ideas from ABC does
This is a brilliant website/blog with 50 low-cost home learning ideas – all clearly explained using photos etc – ideas like:
- Making dandelion ink
- Kims game
- Making mini me’s
- Counting natural objects
If you follow Kay Rowe on Twitter you will know how amazing Little Angel theatre is – they are doing videos of traditional stories, puppet shows and activities linked to the stories.
BBC bitesize early years activities
There are some great activities here – I particularly like the CBeebies radio listening games.
This is a brilliant site pulling together lots of ideas for activities at home for 0-5 year olds and links to other useful sites.
Please have a look at this site – it has lots of appropriate activities for 2-4’s and has whole days of suggested activities based around stories and resources which are easy to find around the house for example cardboard boxes. There are wonderful videos on this site as well.
This resource supports parents on how to talk to their child about covid19 and how to support them with any concerns or worries.
Homemade games like cardboard tube cars, DIY marble run etc,
Fine motor activities for children with additional needs.
Play recipes e.g. sensory play with things from home.
DIY Geo boards from wooden stumps great idea at home or school,
How to attract bugs and insects in your garden,
Growing with children – sensory plant tower
Reading stories that are really familiar with adding music and instruments that you can make at home.,
Integrating simple songs and movement to storytelling.
http://www.lovemybooks.co.uk/ – lots of ideas for fun, creative, reading activities at home.
Family review panel – a good platform for families to share read together and share good ideas and experiences.
Kid’s poems and stories with Michael Rosen – something for our young readers to share with their older siblings listening to his great stories and poems.
Nick Sharrat’s website – list of his books – and a closer look at himself as an author, his work studio and drawing tips
The big list of children’s authors doing online readalouds and activities
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen amazon have a collection of stories you can steam in six different languages all stories are free to stream.
fun ideas, crafty activities, and free book resources you can all enjoy together.
Playsongs create their favourite songs and rhymes for babies and toddlers. New song movies are specially made and posted for the very youngest viewers, and they relate stories from contributors and followers about their favourite songs from childhood.
Manchester Museum in Quarantine is a space dedicated to exploring some of the most beautiful beasties you could ever fall in love with. Not only can you investigate a mass of different collections but their enthusiastic curators are now going LIVE to bring their stories to life.
Resources for Home Educators & Families
The Whitworth Gallery has had some amazing, creative ideas
They share ideas and suggestions on how to re-create an arts workshop environment in the home or setting. Through play-based activities children are encouraged to explore for themselves, use their imaginations and be creative with Early Years Atelier materials. Look out for their bank of home learning ideas You need to have Instagram or Facebook to open the materials.