Home Learning - Other Activities
There are lots of things you can do at home to keep the little ones both entertained and educated. You could go on a ‘virtual’ school trip from the comfort of your living room, explore different learning websites to brush up on all-important skills and knowledge that your child is learning, or even become a scientist! Take a scroll through the links and resources below and get creative at home!
Take a look at the following virtual trips that have been available online. Why not click on one and see where the adventure takes you?
- Google Earth is such an amazing tool to use with your child to encourage them to explore the world. You can be at home on your sofa or at our desk and transport to anywhere on the earth.
- Chester Zoo
- Edinburgh Zoo
- Monterey Bay Aquarium
- Georgia Aquarium
- Houston Zoo
- Atlanta Zoo – Pandas
- San Diego Zoo
- Smithsonian National Zoo
- The Tundra with Discovery Education
- Virtual Farm Tours
Virtual Tours Around The World
- Great Wall of China
- Buckingham Palace
- The Louvre
- Taj Mahal
- Famous Roofs (Taj Mahal) - Thank you Tyler from Troop 32!
- Red Square in Russia
What can you do now you've been on a tour? You could...
- Write up about what you learned.
- Draw a picture of your favourite part.
- Create a version with Lego, building blocks or playdough.
- Find a book online to learn more about the location.
- Create a craft based on where you took a virtual tour.
- With help from your adults at home, you could cook a dish from that region
Don't forget share with your Teacher on Twitter what you have been learning!
Brush up on your skills and knowledge by exploring the following websites:
Useful websites for EYFS:
You can also watch the following videos and sing along with your child:
Useful websites for learning KS1 and KS2:
Becoming a Scientist!
Why not take a look at the Science Fun At Home website where you will find lots of ideas for experiments to complete at home. As well as this, help improve your scientific skills and have some fun experimenting by clicking on one of the many experiments below. Simply click on the file to download it!