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Resources and ideas for learning at home

Resources for teachers, parents and support workers 

Education NSW Home Learning resources 

Education Qld resources “Learning@home”

Relief Teacher packs “Have fun Teaching”

Teach Starter resources for Teachers/Parents “Foundation/Prep file”

50+ Websites With Hands-on Enrichment Activities for Kids at Home Bored Teachers

BBC Bitesize https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

ABC- Educational resources- https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/home

Everyday Activities Fun with Mama

School planning ideas Oatley Public School

Educational Activities ages 4-12 Study Ladder

Fuelthebrain https://www.fuelthebrain.com/

Online resources – Turtle Diary https://www.turtlediary.com/

Electoral System of Australia Teacher Resources

Remote learning for teachers/families  Seesaw

Make me genius https://www.makemegenius.com/

Starfall https://www.starfall.com/h/

Learning resources and ideas

Literacy

Grammar- Work on the 8 parts of speech https://www.grammaropolis.com/

Boost writing confidence with Storybird http://storybird.com/

Stories read by famous people Storyline Online

Activities for teens and older

Online history classes preteen through adults Big History Project 

STEM – Science Technology Engineering Mathematics

Stem Hub

Make your own animated videos Go Animate 

Prezi (make your presentations zoom) http://prezi.com/

Coding for 4-10 year olds- https://www.kodable.com/

Learn to code- https://www.codecademy.com/

Scratch teaches students all about coding- https://scratch.mit.edu/

Science

Street Science https://m.facebook.com/streetscienceau/

For budding Marine Biologists Smithsonian Ocean 

Science experiments you can do at home Steve Spangler Science

The happy scientist https://thehappyscientist.com/

Cells alive https://www.cellsalive.com/

NASA Climate Kids  

Listen to astronauts read stories from space- https://storytimefromspace.com/library/

Exploratorium – science activities https://www.exploratorium.edu/

Maths

DSQ “Washing Maths”

Daily Family Routine Bedtime Math

Mathletics https://www.mathletics.com/au/for-home/early-learner/

Maths games galore- https://gridclub.com/

Short videos about numbers https://www.numberphile.com/

Kids numbers http://www.kidsnumbers.com/

Maths Frame- http://www.mathsframe.co.uk/default.aspx

Coolmath https://www.coolmath.com/

Art and Design

Think Design http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities https://www.highlightskids.com/

Mo Willems uploading daily drawing lessons https://youtu.be/MjaYnyCJDdU

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities https://www.highlightskids.com/

The world of art The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Crafts and activities https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

How to draw lessons Cartooning Club How to Draw

Games, investigations, forms of art Artsology

Step by step instructions on art projects including origami, 3D cards, clay pots Red Ted Art 

Carson Ellis’ Art Club Carson Ellis

Geography

Google Earth https://www.google.com/earth/

Geography with National Geographic- https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

National Geographic Young Explorers 

Country Reports https://www.countryreports.org/

Geoguesser https://www.geoguessr.com/

Geocaching- https://geocaching.com.au

History

Online history classes preteen through adults Big History Project  

History for kids BBC http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

What Was There http://www.whatwasthere.com/

Languages

Learn a language- https://www.duolingo.com/

BBC Languages http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/

Kids news and magazines

Kids News- https://education.aec.gov.au/teacher-resources/

Youngzine – online news for kids https://youngzine.org/

Classroom Magazines https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html

Music

Virtual Musical Instruments https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/

Kids Music Jam Sessions Kids Music Beat

Music is for everyone https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

Songs for Preschool students https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm

Virtual field trips

The Great Wall of China

Louvre Museum

Discovery Education

San Diego Zoo

Australian Virtual Tours

Arts and Culture Tours

British Museums

Smithonian Kids

Games

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities- https://www.highlightskids.com/

Maths games galore- https://gridclub.com/

Maths games galore- https://gridclub.com/

Fuelthebrain https://www.fuelthebrain.com/

Educational games K-12- https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome
Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities- https://www.highlightskids.com/

Games https://www.abcya.com/

The Arts https://artsology.com/

Coolmath https://www.coolmath.com/

Podcasts

New York Times “Podcasts for Kids”

Science podcasts to listen to with your kids Podcasts  

General learning

Online classes for kids- https://outschool.com/#abk7vott3k

Short videos/texts that answer various burning questions for children http://wonderopolis.org/

The Kid Should See This- https://thekidshouldseethis.com

Smithsonian learning lab https://learninglab.si.edu/#sll-discover

Funbrain https://www.funbrain.com/

Switch accesible games online

Switch Accessible Games Help Kids Learn

Switch Accessible Games SenICT Software Online

Switch Accessible Games Tar Heel Gameplay

Easy to read, accessible books Tar Heel Reader

AUSLAN

Australian Library and Information Association National Simultaneous Storytime 2020

Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children Auslan Storytime

Activity ideas

Cooking

Cooking covers many subjects “Mini Banana Pancakes”

Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook. Nomsterchef

Cooking Jamie Oliver Cooking with Buddy

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities Highlightskids 

Online stories

Stories read by famous people Storyline Online

Storybox Library https://storyboxlibrary.com.au/

Support for families

Family support on Facebook

Family activities/support group Family Isolation/Lockdown Activities & Support Group (worldwide)

Special Needs for Special Kids

Family lockdown tips and ideas

Australian Special Ed Teachers COVID 19 Support page

Family fun ideas at home

On butterfly wings

The big character challenge – resource for families, teachers and students

Health and wellbeing

Activities to help with stress and coping

Reach Out https://au.reachout.com/

Yoga and Mindfulness for Kids Cosmic Kids

Workouts for young kids

Movement and Mindfulness Activities Go Noodle

Live PE lessons at 9am Monday to Friday The Body Coach TV

Kid-friendly workouts Sworkit