Learning at home together

In response to the Coronavirus situation- many companies are offering online resources and subscriptions for free to help parents/carers support learning at home when/if schools and settings are closed. This is so helpful and generous. The problem is that many of these links require endless printing. I am sure I'm not the only parent who doesn't have an expensive printer and doesn't always have ink... plus the ink is expensive... costing more than the printer to replenish....

 

So with this in mind.

 

Most parents/carers though will have access to the internet through a phone/tablet/pc/laptop or even a gaming console. 
 

The following links provide online activities or suggestions of things to do that don't require the use of tech. 

 

Note of caution- these resources were not written for this specific situation so mentions of being out and about eg at the library need to be highlighted as not appropriate in this unpresidented situation.
 

 

Hope these help! Feel free to share with your parents/carers/friends and colleagues. 

Please add further suggestions for non-printing resources in the comments boxes!

 

Online suggestions/activities for things to do at home together (pdfs) from Surrey County Council (ignore mentions of visits to public places/meeting in groups)

 

Talk to me (0-5) https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/under-fives-communication-leaflets-for-parents

 

Talking time activities https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/talking-time-activity-cards

 

Read with me (0-5) https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/read-with-me-reading-tips-for-parents


 

Write with me (0-5)

https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/write-with-me-writing-tips-for-parents

 

Count with me (0-5) https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/count-with-me-maths-tips-for-parents


 

Move with me (0-5) https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/move-with-me-physical-development-tips-leaflets

 

Being, belonging, becoming - (Personal, Social and Emotional Development) https://www.surreycc.gov.uk/people-and-community/families/publications/being-belonging-becoming-parent-information-cards

 

 

Learning together at home: online resources/games

 

 

 

Look at some of our favourite Number songs on Jack Hartmanns Youtube channel!

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVcQH8A634mauPrGbWs7QlQ

 

Look at the Cbeebies website for fun activities to do together

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/games

 

Lots of fun number games to play here…

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/3-5-years/counting

 

Phonics play- free online activities (no need to sign up) UPDATE: free membership coming soon)

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/InteractiveResources.htm

For Nursery children please use the Phase 1 games

For Reception please use the phase 1, 2 or 3 games

 

Hungry little minds campaigns for the 0 – 5s…lots of great stuff here too!

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/#3

 

Ideas for reading together at home

Nursery:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/fun-ideas-learning-at-home/fun-ideas-ages-3-4/

 

Reception:

https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/advice-for-parents/fun-ideas-learning-at-home/fun-ideas-ages-4-5/

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Laura Ellis (Saturday, March 14 20 08:57 am GMT)

    I know it’s You Tube, but Maddie Moat has wonderful videos about all sorts of interesting things including a look inside a Lego factory! https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=57a30ObPBqc

  • Sam (Saturday, March 14 20 02:53 pm GMT)

    https://www.emile-education.com/schools-corona-virus/

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