The best links to keep your kids learning

By Kids in Perth, 01 Apr 2020

Web-resources

Find yourself staring at your computer every night, wondering what on earth you are going to try and teach the kids the next day? Or is it just us!


The sheer amount of educational materials online at the moment is a blessing and a curse, where do you even begin!


We have put our collective heads together and come up with a list that should help you get started. And remember to give yourself a break, most of us are just doing our best to get through the day.


ALL SUBJECTS

Education Department of WA – Learning at home by year group – https://www.education.wa.edu.au/learning-at-home

Twinkl – great downloadable worksheets based on Year groups – https://www.twinkl.com.au/

ABC Reading Eggs free 30 day trial to our variety of online learning programs. Sign up here http://readingeggs.com.au/support

6ABC Education – 1000s of free curriculum linked resources https://education.abc.net.au/home#!/home

Australian Curriculum Lessons – Lesson plans for all ages and subjects www.australiancurriculumlessons.com.au/

Kahn Academy – Daily schedules for kids aged 2-18 https://learn.khanacademy.org/khan-academy-kids/

E-Learning for Kids – Digital education – https://www.e-learningforkids.org/

ABCya – Educational games from K to Year 6 – https://www.abcya.com/

Funbrain – Educational games and videos from K to Year 8 https://www.funbrain.com/

Oxford Owl – Maths, Science and Reading – https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Naplan Preparationhttps://www.nap.edu.au/naplan/parent-carer-support/preparing-for-naplan


MATHS

The Mathematical Association of Western Australia (MAWA) – MAWA is offering 20% discount* storewide in their online shop – https://mawainc.org.au/shop/. Enter promo code 20DISC at checkout. *Until 30 April.

Have Sum Fun Online competitions – https://havesumfunonline.com/

Maths @ Home https://mawainc.org.au/shop/books/maths-home/ and Activity Guide https://mawainc.org.au/shop/hands-on-resources/mathematics-education-starter-kit-activity-guide/ as e-books with the option to purchase a personal or school licence.

Teaching at Home – MAWA Life Member, Dr Paul Swan has developed Teaching at Home – https://drpaulswan.com.au/teaching-at-home/.

Mathletics – Empowering Maths Learning –https://www.mathletics.com/au/for-home/early-learner/

Splash Learn – Maths for K to Year 5 https://www.splashlearn.com/

Eddie Woos Wootube Maths Channel – Superstar maths teacher Eddie presents maths tutorials https://misterwootube.com/


ENGLISH

Scholastic Story Starters – Creative writing prompts –http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/

Phonics Play – All things Phonics – https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/#


STEM

Brain Pop – STEM – https://www.brainpop.com/

Tynker – Coding made easy – https://www.tynker.com/

Geek Gurl Diaries – Programming, Computer Science and more

Science Kids – Fun science and technology http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/

Mike Likes Science – Science, Coding and more https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=mike+likes+science

Australia’s Science Channel – All things Science https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKt0KV0N9_jH8rVhwql247w

CodeClub Australia – Free step by step guides to create animation, games – https://codeclubau.org/projects


GEOGRAPHY

National Geographic Kids – Animals, Science, History and Geography https://www.natgeokids.com/au/

Geoscience Australiahttps://www.ga.gov.au/education/classroom-resources/classroom-resources

Australian National Maritime Museum – has a collection of stories relating to HMB Endeavour and Australian Migration – https://www.sea.museum/learn/teacher-resources

Geography Focus – All things Geography!https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=geography+focus


ARTS AND CRAFTS

Mister Maker – Arts and Crafts show –https://www.abc.net.au/abckids/shows/mister-maker/

Creative Bug – Mindful craft – https://www.creativebug.com/

Museums and Galleries Tourshttps://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours

National Gallery of Australia – a wide variety of online learning and resources https://nga.gov.au/collections/resources/


Current Affairs

Behind the News – aimed at upper primary and secondary to help them understand issues and events –https://www.abc.net.au/btn/about-us/

Got any links we should know about? Let us know. Drop a comment below. Happy learning!

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