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Children’s Learning

Bookstart Bookstart – interactive stories (some of these are signed) and games for little ones
Book Trust Book Trust Home Time – readings by authors, storytimes, draw-alongs with illustrators and recipes inspired by books
Tiny Happy People Tiny Happy People helps you develop your child’s communication skills. Explore simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development.
Hungry Little Minds Many little things light up hungry little minds. Simple fun activities for children 0-5 years
National Geographic Kids Explore the world’s history, geography, animals, science as well as kids’ competitions and quizzes.
BBC Bitesize Bitesize provides support for learners aged 5 to 16+ across a wide range of school subjects. It also supports children and young people’s wellbeing and career choices. From April 20th Bitesize will be publishing daily lessons to help students across the UK with home schooling.
Twinkl An award-winning bank of teaching resources. Twinkl have created free home learning and school closure packs. Primary and Secondary resources available.
Classroom Secrets Fun, interactive and practical home learning resources that are designed to be used by Primary School aged children. These include interactive games, video tutorials and downloadable home learning packs.
Mystery Science They have taken the most popular science lessons and are offering them for anyone to use for free during the school closures.
Shakespeare Week Shakespeare Week website has lots of themed activities in their Kids’ Zone. There is a printable booklet to track what children have been doing.
Prodigy A free maths site – US grades but good for UK primary age
NRICH This is a maths website project put together by Cambridge University in order to help children thrive in maths. There are free, online mathematical activities for learners aged 3-19.
Ducksters Excellent children’s research tool with separate sections on History, People of Interest, Geography and Science. Ideal for Primary School age use.
History for Kids Comprehensive history website for Primary School age children. The website is packed with articles, activity sheets, games and quizzes.
Duolingo Free language-learning website and app that offers over 30 languages to choose from. This works best using Google Chrome.