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Useful Websites

 

During this challenging time, we wanted to provide you with details of websites that can be accessed at home to support children’s learning and development specifically for the early years. Please find a list of suggested websites below. We hope you find this information useful and enjoy using these sites to enhance your child’s learning experiences at home!

 

Please do remember to review the sites ahead of time so that you are able to help your children find the best resources available within the sites. Some offer a great number of games, songs, stories, videos etc. so it is important to know the site well in order to support and develop your child’s learning.

 

https://www.hertsforlearning.co.uk/blog/fun-activities-do-home-early-years-children

Herts for Learning have a lovely range of ideas that link to our curriculum. You can choose the age band most suited to your child, based on the highlighted age band on their Tapestry Baseline assessment.

 

http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/freeIndex.htm

Great site with some free phonics games

 

http://www.phonicsplaycomics.co.uk/comics.html

Practise your phonics whilst reading simple comics

 

www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Many games often recognised by children from their favourite programmes.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/websites/eyfs/

Links to particular cbeebies games from areas of learning.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/stories 

Cbeebies stories and rhymes.

 

http://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

 

http://www.funwithspot.com/

New and improved! Try creating your own Spot story.

 

https://stories.audible.com/discovery

Listen to a story together.

 

www.sebastianswan.org.uk

Books for reading together with links to understanding of the world (good for natural science).

 

http://www.ictgames.com/

Some excellent numeracy and literacy resources

 

http://www.ictgames.com/looCoverWriteCheck/LCWC_demo/index.html

Good for spelling high frequency and tricky words!

 

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/Early-Years.html

Lots of maths and literacy games

 

www.boowakwala.com

Many games and songs including those relating to festivals.

 

www.poissonrouge.com

Many delightful games. Spend some time exploring!

 

http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Search.aspx?Subject=37

Games of varying quality to support different areas of learning.

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/

The Little animals’ activity centre - plenty of good quality activities to support learning

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/laac/story/sbi.shtml

The Little animals’ activity centre – stories

 

www.abc.net.au/children/play

Various educational games, videos and craft ideas

 

www.britishcouncil.org/kids-songs-little-kids.htm

British Council “Learn English” – songs and stories

 

http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/15.cfm?s=15&p=252,index

Good quality games from a range of websites such as BBC. Supports communication, language and literacy, problem solving, reasoning and numeracy as well as other areas of learning.

 

www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/index.shtml

Problem solving reasoning and numeracy

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/barnabybear/

Visit the world with Barnaby Bear!

 

www.busythings.co.uk

Excellent site built around the 7 areas of learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage. You can access a free 7 day trial but you need to subscribe after this period to access the content – various subscription packages available.

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