Useful Websites

Useful Websites Go to ‘curriculum’ and choose the subject you are interested in – there are links to many other sites with plenty of interactive resources. Mainly Numeracy, Literacy and Science games and interactive activities. Age appropriate, subject specific activities, games, worksheets and experiments. Also has revision activities. Fun and useful interactive activities for most subjects as well as games for the children. A very odd combination of random Science, History, Art and Literacy activities but interactive and fun! Scroll down the page to view activity by curriculum topic. Some really nice interactive activities – bright and colourful so particularly nice for younger children. Contains links to interactive resources based on all subject areas. Some Literacy, Numeracy and Science based activities – not a huge range but easy to use.

Literacy A whole range of lovely interactive games for Primary aged children. For early years – American site so watch the accent but the children love it! Looks at the history of the written word, with ideas for making scrolls, writing during Victorian Times etc. Book reviews, free stories, writing activities and games for Primary aged children. Scroll down the page for free online animated stories. BBC website based on ‘letter and sounds’. Includes some great online games and activities – particularly the blending games. Audio books, stories and games. Many of the stories are ‘classics’ eg. from the brothers Grimm (read with an American accent) The Primary Literacy zone from BBC schools. Games based on the stories A fun spelling game against an opponent (computer) and the clock. Also improves typing speed and accuracy.

Numeracy A whole range of lovely interactive games for Primary aged children. An American website with some great interactive games. Numeracy homepage from the BBC including interactive games, programmes and worksheets. A fantastic maths dictionary complete with visual demonstrations of many difficult concepts Fun maths games that can be set to different levels of difficulty. Each ‘level’ is a different game to the one preceding it. Maths games for older children although they will probably be unaware that it is ‘work’! Great maths games that can be set at different levels – playing against an opponent (computer) or the clock – very addictive! Games and explanations of different concepts with child friendly illustrations. Maths games for older children.

Other Fun games for children Characters, stories, songs and games for young children based on Cbeebies shows. Games, characters and other activities from Disney. Lots of fun for older students – visit Diagon Alley and Ollivander’s wand shop. Games and downloads from Warner Bros. for younger children Interactive art activities and games incl. ‘Dora the explorer’ Lots of different car and motorbike racing games – excellent for use in choosing time. Another of the children’s favourites during choosing time. Games, craft ideas, online colouring etc! Watch any of the classic Pixar ‘Shorts’, very, very funny! Games, downloads and printables for kids. Games and activities based on the books A whole range of fun free games for upper ks1 and ks2 children.