The best links to keep your kids learning
By Kids in Perth, 01 Apr 2020
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.
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 Preparation – https://www.nap.edu.au/naplan/parent-carer-support/preparing-for-naplan
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/
Scholastic Story Starters – Creative writing prompts –http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/
Phonics Play – All things Phonics – https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/#
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
National Geographic Kids – Animals, Science, History and Geography https://www.natgeokids.com/au/
Geoscience Australia –https://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 Tours –https://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/
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!