Home Learning

We hope you find these website links, resources and activities¬†useful to support learning at home ūüôā

Glasgow City Council’s site for to support home learning.

Imaginative and outdoor play ideas   

Imaginative and outdoor play

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Arcademic Skill Builders    Free multiplayer educational games, math games, language arts games, and more!

Autodraw   Free online drawing

BBC Bitesize    Fun stuff to do and learn every weekday

BBC Dancemat    ICT programme to develop keyboard skills to support writing

CBBC Games   Enjoy a wide selection of games

Crickweb   252 free educational interactive teaching resources and activities

Doorway Online   A collection of free and highly accessible educational games that learners will find easy to use independently.

Duolingo   Learn a language for free!

ICT Games for Learning   Educational games

Letters and Sounds   A range of free, online games to develop knowledge and understanding of letters and sounds. Suitable for ages 5-7.

Primary Homework Help  Easy to read information and facts on many homework topics including tudors, victorians, romans, rivers and mountains.

Storyline Online   Streams videos featuring celebrated actors reading children’s books alongside creatively produced illustrations. Readers include Viola Davis, Chris Pine, Lily Tomlin, Kevin Costner, Annette Bening, James Earl Jones, Betty White and dozens more.

Tate Kids   The Tate Museum website for kids has lots of suggestions for art and creative activities.

Topmarks  Educational Resources and Games

Twinkle*Please Note to subscribe to this site you need to register and use the code UKTWINKLHELPS.

 

Reading Activities  

Book Bingo  A variety of reading tasks

National Literacy Trust
Lots of ideas for parents to support their child’s literacy and includes a range of items including, milestones, activities, tips and information as well as recommended books for each of the stages listed below.
Literacy Activities ‚Äď 3-5
Literacy Activities ‚Äď 5-7
Literacy Activities ‚Äď 7-11

Oxford Owl      Information for parents on Learning at Home. Both teachers and parents can register. Includes a range of ideas, tips, games to play as well as access to free e-books (ages 0-11).

Phonics Games Phonics games to help your child to practise sounding out words, which will help them to read.

Reading Follow Up Tasks

Read Write Count Parent Club
Features Read Write Count games and challenges parents can use ‚Äď Primary 1-Primary 3

Make Your Own Wordsearch

Scholastic Learn at Home Projects to keep children thinking, reading and growing

Scottish Booktrust
Useful information and advice on ways to encourage reading from ages 3-14

Writing Activities  

BBC 500 words¬† Radio 2’s short story-writing competition for kids, in association with Oxford University Press.

Writing Ideas

Writing Ideas for Confident Writers

Spelling Activities

Spelling City Build Literacy skills with vocabulary and spelling

Cursive Handwriting Practice P3

 

Maths Activities 

Active Maths Games

CoolMath4kids  Games and Puzzles

Family Maths Toolkit   Tips on helping your child with maths and family activities

March Maths Calendar 1st Level

March Maths Calendar 2nd Level

Maths Games Free Maths games and skills practice

Maths is Fun    Home Learning tasks, games and puzzles

NRich Games and activities to work on at home

Sumdog*All pupils have been issued with a log-in

Times Tables  Learn your times tables

White Rose Maths  White Rose Maths in partnership with the BBC Bitesize Daily team has developed a 12-week learning programme for the summer term. This scheme is designed to help children be ready for their next year of school.

Wild Maths
Brand new website from the NRich team for all ages. Free, open access to all. Great games and puzzles that develop problem solving skills

 

 

Coding  

Blockly    Games for tomorrow’s programmers

Code.org Take a Code break or create a Code Project

Scratch  Create stories, games or animations

 

Music    

Mrs Thomas Music Create YouTube Channel 
Music songs and games

Glasgow CREATE fun based music activities

CREATE has launched a ‘Love from Glasgow’ song writing competition!
The aim is to encourage creativity and spread messages of positivity to friends, family and the community through music! This could be as simple as taking an existing song and creating your own lyrics or making up a rhyme accompanied by a homemade drum!
  • Open to Primary and Secondary pupils – entries can be submitted by individuals, groups or families.
  • Tweet entries to using #GetGlasgowComposing #LovefromGlasgow
  • Closing date is Friday 8th May
  • Prize vouchers kindly donated by Haydock Music
    The ‘Get Glasgow Composing’ document below ¬†has all the details

#GetGlasgowComposing

#GetGlasgowPlaying

#GetGlasgowSinging

 

Music Lab.     Children can create their own music through fun, hands-on experiments

Singing
Taking Part ( Pirie Park’s very own song)

Full Version

Instrumental

Taking Part Lyrics

 

P1-3
The Boy and the Bunnet
A play with music. Scots and Gaelic language; musical instrument demos; games and other interactive activities.

BBC Bitesize 1st Level Music
Video clips and lesson ideas to explore different styles of music as well as lessons in rhythm, pitch and singing.

‚ÄėMelody‚Äô on CBeebies
Learn about classical music and develop creative listening skills.

CBeebies ‚ÄėWatch and Sing‚Äô
Sing songs from some of the most popular programmes on CBeebies

P4-7
The Boy and the Bunnet
A play with music. Scots and Gaelic language; musical instrument demos; games and other interactive activities.

BBC Bitesize 2nd Level Music
Video clips and lesson ideas to explore different styles of music as well as lessons in rhythm, pitch and singing.

BBC Ten Pieces
An extensive selection of classical and art music with detailed lesson plans and ideas for interdisciplinary learning. The music is presented by celebrities who explain the background of each piece.

Classics for Kids
Learn about composers and play music games.

 

Science  

Edinburgh Zoo Live Webcams 

Mystery Science     Online lessons that inspire kids to love Science

Glasgow Science Centre at Home
Glasgow Science Centre will be bringing a bit of science into your home every day at 10am

National Geographic Kids  Online resource full of facts about our planet

Wow Science    Online resources, video clips and ideas for supporting learning in Science

Health & Well-Being Activities  

Cosmic Yoga  Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.

Go Noodle   Lots of activities to keep children moving and active

Health For Kids    A resource designed to promote healthy activities for children

Just Dance  Get ready to set the dance floor on fire.

Oti Mabuse  Themed dance routines for the budding dancer

Road Safety   The Scottish Government Road Safety website has ideas for supporting the teaching of this vital skill.

ThinkuKnow  This website provides information for supporting children to remain safe while online.

Twinkl Wellbeing A range of resources to support pupil self-esteem, help them understand their feelings and the world around them

Zumba for Kids Easy dance moves

What’s Your Name? Game

 

Film Literacy Resources

Discussion points before watching a film

Discussion points while watching a film

Discussion points after watching a film

Film literacy 3 Cs Questions

Film literacy 3 Ss Questions

Film Literacy Bookmarks

Suggested Films for Film Literacy

 

Non-Screen Activities  

30 Day Lego Challenge

100 Things to Do Indoors

 

Home Learning Grids 

Home Learning Grid P2

Home Learning Grid P3

Home Learning Grid P4

Home Learning Grid P5

Home Learning Grid P6

Home Learning Grid P7