Learning links and files

This page has links to lots of online resources for early years learning, with some additional resources available to download in the left hand column.

General

Hungry little minds – ‘Simple, fun activities for kids, from new-born to five’ 

Skip for educators – A Parent’s Guide to Promoting Early Learning and Development at Home (0 – 5 years) Supporting Families during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Busy Things– a multi-award-winning collection of educational games and activities for children between the ages of 3 and 11. Linked to the curriculum and subjects including English, maths, science, geography, music, coding & much more! Busy Things can be played on a computer, laptop or tablet and accessed via LGfl by using your child’s login details.

Mathematics

Numberblocks – sing along, learn all about numbers and develop key mathematical ideas with the BBC Numberblocks

ICT Games – free online maths games

IXL maths – dozens of reception maths skills to explore and learn

Balloon pop math– count the balloons by popping them in order 1-20 or 20-1

White Rose Maths is producing a daily lesson video, worksheet and answers for maths home learning. This link will take you to the EYFS page.

Literacy and Phonics

Alphablocks – watch as the letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics

www.oxfordowl.co.uk – free e-books for your child to access and more

readingeggs.co.uk – an app to support your child with reading, there is a 30-day free trial

DfE’s daily phonics lessons 

Reception Letters and Sounds Phonics lessons teach children to read letters and begin to blend to read words. 

Phonicsplay – free phonics games for phase 1 and 2

Movement

CosmicKidsYoga – fun yoga for children

thebodycoach1 – daily movement breaks and workouts