You can help your child in a number of ways, especially through the creative projects we offer as part of our home learning menu.
Each term your child’s class teacher will send home 8 topic tasks per term, these are all ideas that link to the class topic. Children are given 8 to allow them two weeks to complete each task, they can bring them in to share. It is a lovely way for children to spend time with their families and talk about their learning.
Children also receive spellings and reading home learning weekly linked to their guided reading text in school.
During this period of home learning we have come up with links to resources which may benefit those of you who wish to further your child’s learning. Many of these are fun online resources but it is important for the wellbeing of our children to look at the following information too (We don’t want you cooped up inside at your computers all day).
A guide to using Google Classroom:
Here are some useful websites to assist with home learning (or a little bit of extra work):
https://classroomsecrets.co.uk/free-home-learning-packs/ Don’t know if anyone can make use any of these Home Learning packs x
Computing / ICT
https://primarygamesarena.com/Subjects/Geography Over 30 Virtual Trips with Links San Diego Zoo The San Diego Zoo has a website just for kids with amazing videos, activities, and games. Enjoy the tour! Yellowstone National Park Virtual Field Trip Mud Volcano , Mammoth Hot Springs , and so much more. Tour Yellowstone National Park ! MARS!!! Explore the surface of Mars on the Curiosity Rover. They are updating from WEBVR to WEBXR now, but 360 Mode offers a digital view! Animal Cameras Live Cams at the San Diego Zoo Monterey Bay Aquarium live cams Panda Cam at Zoo Atlanta 6 Animal Cams at Houston Zoo Georgia Aquarium has Jellyfish , Beluga Whales , and more Virtual Farm Tour This Canadian site FarmFood 360 offers 11 Virtual Tours of farms from minks, pigs, and cows, to apples and eggs. U.S. Space and Rocket Museum in Huntsville, AL See the Saturn 5 Rocket on YouTube and more on this tour thanks to a real father/son outing. Discovery Education Virtual Field Trips A few of the field trip topics include Polar Bears and the Tundra Social Emotional Skills STEM manufacturing The Louvre Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip. The Great Wall of China This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life. Boston Children’s Museum Walk through the Boston Children’s Museum thanks to Google Maps! This virtual tour allows kids to explore 3 floors of fun. Have fun learning at home!
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