Learning links and files

This page has links to lots of online resources for early years learning.

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