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Home School Links and Resources 
 

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize Bitesize is the BBC's free online study support resource for school-age pupils in the United Kingdom. It is designed to aid pupils in both schoolwork and, for older pupils, exams

 

https://www.gcsepod.com/ With pedagogical content knowledge for 27 GCSE/ IGCSE subjects, GCSEPod make it easy to learn and revise from wherever you are, on any device and is particularly suited to remote learning. The ability to build knowledge in sequence through our unique pods, enables retention and recall when it is most needed

 

https://www.bl.uk/ The British Library has some fantastic online resources to support KS3 and KS4 learning 

 

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/  Instant access to inspirational lesson plans, schemes of work, assessment, interactive activities, resource packs, PowerPoints, teaching ideas at Twinkl!

 

https://www.khanacademy.org/ Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2008 by Salman Khan with the goal of creating a set of online tools that help educate students. The organization produces short lessons in the form of videos. Its website also includes supplementary practice exercises and materials for educators.

 

https://investin.org/ Immersive Career Experiences.

Gives students aged 12-18 a head-start in their futures through our immersive career experience programmes.

Experiences in:

Investment Banking — Law — Medicine — Business — Computer Science — Architecture — Journalism — Psychology — Politics — Engineering — Filmmaking — Marketing

 

https://www.funbrain.com/ FunBrain is an educational browser game website for children and adults

 

https://www.brainpop.com/  BrainPop is a group of educational websites with over 1,000 short animated movies for students

https://www.audible.co.uk/ Download and listen to the world’s best storytelling. Enjoy audiobooks, original series and more on the free app.  This is now free during the school closures

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCbpwB792UfmrY9JeQ2nk5Iw - Steven Lenton, illustrator, teaches everyone to draw in these short tutorials.


https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors/ - We know the coming days and weeks are going to be difficult for families across the UK, but as the experts in developing skills and bringing adventure to young people, the Scouts have pulled together some inspired indoor activity ideas. Keep your kids learning new skills and having fun (and avoid hearing ‘I’m bored’ every 30 seconds) all in #TheGreatIndoors.

 

Tour Yellowstone National Park!
https://www.nps.gov/…/lea…/photosmultimedia/virtualtours.htm

 

Travel to Paris, France to see amazing works of art at The Louvre with this virtual field trip.
https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne

 

This Virtual Tour of the Great Wall of China is beautiful and makes history come to life.
https://www.thechinaguide.com/destinati…/great-wall-of-china

 

This iconic museum located in the heart of London allows virtual visitors to tour the Great Court and discover the ancient Rosetta Stone and Egyptian mummies. https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com/

 Read, play games, and hang out with Dr. Seuss https://www.seussville.com/

Phonics skills https://www.starfall.com/h/

300,000+ FREE printable worksheets from toddlers to teens https://www.123homeschool4me.com/home-school-free-printabl…/

Geography and animals
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/

Fave kids books read by famous people https://www.storylineonline.net/

Crafts, activities, mazes, dot to dot, etc, https://www.allkidsnetwork.com/

Voice based learning... learn through Alexa https://bamboolearning.com/resources

Fun games, recipes, crafts, activities https://www.highlightskids.com/

ClickSchooling brings you daily recommendations by email for entertaining websites that help your kids learn. https://clickschooling.com/

Games to get "into the book" https://reading.ecb.org/

Online history classes for all ages preteen through adults https://school.bighistoryproject.com/bhplive

Educational games K-12 https://www.breakoutedu.com/funathome

Digital archive of history https://www.bunkhistory.org/

Test Prep for SAT, ACT, etc. https://www.bwseducationconsulting.com/handouts.php

Resources for Spanish practice https://www.difusion.com/campus/

Music is for everyone https://musiclab.chromeexperiments.com/Experiments

Grammar practice for middle grades https://www.classroomcereal.com/

Daily free science or cooking experiment to do at home.http://www.clubscikidzmd.com/blog/

Reading passages for grades 3-12, with reading comprehension and discussion questions. https://www.commonlit.org/

Vocabulary, grammar, listening activities and games in Spanish, French, Italian, German, Portuguese, Korean, and Latin. https://conjuguemos.com/

35,000 pages of online content on the cultures and countries of the world. https://www.countryreports.org/

Tons of free classes from leading universities and companies https://www.coursera.org/

Free printable K-8 Reading and Math activity packs (available in English and Spanish) https://www.curriculumassociates.com/supporting-students-aw…

Digital learning content for preschool through high school https://www.curriki.org/

Day-by-day projects to keep kids reading, thinking, and growing. https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/…/learnathome.html

3 Free Weeks of Maker Stations to keep your children creating at home! Each challenge includes simple instructions using materials around the house, QR code video resources, and a student recording sheet. bit.ly/freemakerstations

Classes for older teens or adults https://www.thegreatcoursesplus.com/lp/t1/freemo…

Online homeschool platform & curriculum for Pre-K to 12th grade. All main subjects are covered, plus extra curriculum courses. http://discoveryk12.com/dk12/

Printable board games, activities and more for phonics and reading all using evidence-based methods. Can be customized to any student's needs including creating flashcards for other subjects. https://dogonalogbooks.com/printables/

Engaging reading game for grades 2-8 that combines strategy, engagement, and imaginative reading passages to create a fun, curriculum-aligned literacy game. https://www.squigglepark.com/dreamscape/

Foreign languages https://www.duolingo.com/

A safe research site for elementary-level readers. They are offering -- free 24/7 access
USERNAME: read (case sensitive)
PASSWORD: read (case sensitive)
https://www.facts4me.com/

Resources for AP students including live reviews, live trivia, and study guides! https://app.fiveable.me/

Educational brain breaks to help students review essential literacy and math skills, while getting in some exercise. Find over 900 videos to help your child keep learning at home and burn off some extra energy. Our site is best used for ages 4-8. https://fluencyandfitness.com/register/school-closures/

Movement and mindfulness videos created by child development experts. https://www.gonoodle.com/

7,000 free videos in 13 subject areas https://hippocampus.org/

Carmen Sandiego videos, stories, and lessons for all subject areas https://www.carmensandiego.com/resources/

Entertaining & educational videos for all levels and subjects
https://www.izzit.org/index.php

Online education program for toddler through high school... https://www.khanacademy.org/

Free Printables for PreK-2nd Grade https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/…/Lite…/Price-Range/Free

Free printables library with activities for children 0-6 https://www.littlesparkcompany.com/printables-library

Free at-home kids yoga lesson plans https://littletwistersyoga.com/online-store/

Magic Spell is a carefully crafted spelling adventure. https://brainbox.games/

Poetry and music https://www.thewell.world/mindful-mu…/mindful-poetry-moments

3D printing projects and Coding projects, involving math and other K-12 subjects https://www.instructables.com/…/EdgertonCent…/instructables/

Introductory and intermediate music theory lessons, exercises, ear trainers, and calculators. https://www.musictheory.net/

Scads of free resources, games, learning resources, and lesson plans for teaching personal finance https://www.ngpf.org/

Improve your typing skills while competing in fast-paced races with up to 5 typers from around the world. https://www.nitrotype.com/

Illustrated recipes designed to help kids age 2-12 cook with their grown-ups. Recipes encourage culinary skills, literacy, math, and science. https://www.nomsterchef.com/nomster-recipe-library

Online curriculum that builds better writers. https://www.noredink.com/

Daily lessons and educational activities that kids can do on their own https://www.superchargedschool.com/

Novel Effect makes storytime a little more fun for kids (and grown-ups too!) As you read out loud from print books (or ebooks!) music, sound effects, and character voices play at just the right moment, adjusting and responding to your voice. https://noveleffect.com/

Quick & easy at home projects curated for kids 2 and up
https://www.kiwico.com/kids-at-home

Teaches students how to write a paragraph through interactive online tutorial http://www.paragraphpunch.com/

PreK-12 digital media service with more than 30,000 learning materials https://www.pbslearningmedia.org/

Curricular content hub specifically designed for K-3 students.
https://pebblego.com/free-pebblego-capstone-interactive-acc…

An online physics problem and video bank designed for conceptual, standard, honors or AP1 physics. https://www.positivephysics.org/home

Prodigies is a colorful music curriculum for kids 1-12 that will teach your kids how to play their first instrument, how to sing in tune & how to understand the language of music! 21 for free https://prodigiesmusic.com/

Free videos from around the world from grade 3-12
https://www.projectexplorer.org/

QuaverMusic is offering free access to general music activities to all impacted schools, including free student access at-home https://www.quavermusic.com/info/at-home-resources/

For students to practice and master whatever they are learning. https://quizlet.com/

ReadWorks is an online resource of reading passages and lesson plans for students of all levels K-12. https://www.readworks.org/

Critical Thinking resources for K-6 students https://marketplace.mythinkscape.com/store/redtkids

Music Based Spanish Learning https://rockalingua.com/

The Shurley English program for grades K-8 provides a clear, logical, and concrete approach to language arts. https://www.shurley.com/

Sight reading and sight singing practice exercises. https://www.sightreadingfactory.com/

Music practice transformed https://www.smartmusic.com/

Spellingcity is free right now with code VSCFree90
https://www.spellingcity.com/

Kid-friendly workouts — choose from Strength for Kids, Agility for Kids, Flexibility and Balance for Kids, Warm-Up for Kids, Cooldown for Kids, Stand Up and Move for Kids, OR create your own custom kid workout. https://app.sworkit.com/collections/kids-workouts

Course sets (Levels 1–5) that combine and thoroughly cover phonics, reading, writing, spelling, literature, grammar, punctuation, art, and geography—all in one easy-to-use, beautiful course. https://www.goodandbeautiful.com/

At home OT, PT, and ST resources designed to build skills in children through movement and play. https://www.theottoolbox.com/

Keyboarding practice https://www.typingclub.com/ or https://www.typing.com/

Short videos and readings that answer various burning questions for students. There are vocabulary challenges and comprehension questions. http://wonderopolis.org/

A quick start resource to help families pull together a plan for surviving the next 1-2 months at home with their kids, but it can also be a time of slowing down and enjoying kids as they learn.
Preschool through 8th grade https://abetterwaytohomeschool.com/learning-at-home-everyth…

450 Ivy League courses that you can take https://www.freecodecamp.org/…/ivy-league-free-online-cou…/…

Spelling 1-4 grade
https://www.spellingtraining.com/

2,500+ online courses from top institutions https://www.edx.org/

22 languages to learn https://www.memrise.com/

Learn to code https://www.codecademy.com/

Miscellaneous games for all subjects k-8 https://www.funbrain.com/

Phonics and learning to read https://readingeggs.com/

PreK - 5 games for all subjects https://www.turtlediary.com/

Online digital coloring pages https://www.thecolor.com/

Every course you could possibly want to homeschool for high school https://allinonehighschool.com/

Phonics worksheets for kids https://www.funfonix.com/

Free stories online ages 3-12 https://www.freechildrenstories.com/

National Geographic Young Explorers is a magazine designed specifically for kindergarten and first grade students. Children can listen to the magazine being read to them as they follow along with the highlighted text. https://ngexplorer.cengage.com/ngyoungexplorer/index.html

Learn all about earthquakes https://earthquake.usgs.gov/learn/kids/

Farmer's almanac for kids... Date, weather, moon phase, etc. https://www.almanac.com/kids

Guide to gardening for kids https://web.extension.illinois.edu/firstgarden/

Games, quizzes and fact sheets take kids on a journey through time. https://www.bbc.co.uk/history/forkids/

NGAkids interactives offer an entertaining and informative introduction to art and art history. https://www.nga.gov/education/kids.html

News and more for kids https://www.youngzine.org/

Randomly generates 356,300,262,144 story starters
https://thestorystarter.com/

Immerse yourself in cryptography https://www.cryptoclub.org/

An interactive way to learn history
https://www.mission-us.org/

Just explore, have fun, and learn some science along the way. https://thehappyscientist.com/

Interactive games based on the book series
https://www.magictreehouse.com/

Work on the 8 parts of speech https://www.grammaropolis.com/

All sorts of learning here if you dig in https://www.google.com/earth/

Scratch draws students of all types into coding and lays a foundation for future learning. https://scratch.mit.edu/

A wonderful, endlessly detailed way to get kids engaged in the world of art. https://www.metmuseum.org/art/online-features/metkids/

Tests kids’ geography skills. Using images from Google’s Street View, it plops players down in the middle of the street and asks them to figure out where they are. https://www.geoguessr.com/

Helps kids learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art. https://artsology.com/

Lets kids play instruments online. Instruments include the guitar, piano, pan flute, drums, and bongos. https://www.virtualmusicalinstruments.com/

Crafts, activities, bulletin board designs, and finger plays for early education teachers and parents to use with kids.
http://www.preschoolexpress.com/

A large selection of fun songs to help teach preschool and kindergarten students https://www.songsforteaching.com/preschoolkindergarten.htm

Resource section includes free flashcards, coloring pages, worksheets, and other resources for children, teachers, and parents. https://supersimple.com/

Life skills curriculum for students in grades K-12. Their resources include strategies for teaching social and emotional skills. https://www.overcomingobstacles.org/

No need to travel to one of the Smithsonian’s zoos or museums — this website brings your child everything from live video of the National Zoo to the Smithsonian Learning Lab right to their screen https://www.si.edu/kids

Cool Kid Facts gives your child access to educational videos, pictures, quizzes, downloadable worksheets, and infographics. They can use these to learn about geography, history, science, animals, and even the human body.
https://www.coolkidfacts.com/

This NASA initiative covers a wide range of topics including weather, climate, atmosphere, water, energy, plants, and animals. https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

Your child can play games, learn fun facts, and find out how to turn coin collecting into a hobby. https://www.usmint.gov/learn/kids

From rainbows to tornadoes and winter storms to tsunamis, meteorologist Crystal Wicker breaks down the fascinating world of weather. http://www.weatherwizkids.com/

Kids Think Design explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design. http://www.kidsthinkdesign.org/

This educational website hosted by the Smithsonian Museum takes a deep dive into ocean life. https://ocean.si.edu/

Brainscape offers over a million flashcard decks for every subject, entrance exam, and certification imaginable. https://www.brainscape.com/

The Theta Music Trainer offers a series of online courses and games for ear training and music theory.
https://trainer.thetamusic.com/en

Banzai exposes students to real-world financial dilemmas to teach them the importance of smart money management. https://www.teachbanzai.com/

Alcumus is specifically designed to provide high-performing students with a challenging curriculum appropriate to their abilities https://artofproblemsolving.com/alcumus

Find and fix learning gaps https://www.mobymax.com/

Education for kids all topics https://www.ducksters.com

Alaskan Wildlife cams http://www.adfg.alaska.gov/index.cfm?adfg=viewing.webcams

Coding with Star Wars https://code.org/starwars

Tons and tons and tons of games some learning some just fun https://www.crazygames.com/

Crafts, projects, science, recipes for young children https://www.funology.com/

Amphibian unit studies https://premeditatedleftovers.com/…/amphibians-unit-study-…/

Online photograph jigsaw puzzles You can set the pieces from 6-1000+ https://www.jigsawexplorer.com/