Primary 4 Resources/Ideas

Dear Parents,

As your child’s prime educator you already provide lots of learning opportunities for your children’s education. During this time continue to engage your children in all the experiences you already provide at home. We have also compiled a bank of suggested activities to help your child access the school curriculum. We hope you find these helpful!

Numeracy Activities

  • Practise the 6, 7, 8, 9 & 10 times tables. Be a visible learner and decide which one you need to improve! Remember there are lots of songs on Youtube to help you learn them
  • Write a 2/3/4 digit number – What number comes before/after it? How many units, tens, hundreds etc. does it have? Do this for at least 5 different numbers.
  • Become a shape detective and search your house for 3D shapes.

Numeracy Websites

Literacy Activities

  • Continue to revise all of the spelling and common words taught so far. Can you make a quiz for your friends using your words/
  • Summarise key points you have learned from a recent: book/novel/comic/TV programme
  • Have a race against a family member to see who can write the most common words in 1 minute.
  • Type your spelling words up on the computer.
  • Make a poster of all your spelling with pictures to match.
  • Think of a mnemonic for your spelling words.
  • Revise all sounds and common words from previous homework tasks.
  • Dictation – dictate a simple sentence for your child and ask them to write it down. Try to include a common word or a phoneme from the list. Remember capital letters and punctuation!
  • Create a story board using:
  • Watch videos on Literacy Shed and write a story about what you have watched:
  • Daily diary – Ask your child to write a sentence and draw a picture about each day. Encourage them to sound out their words and spell their common words. Please remind them to use a capital letter, finger spaces and a full stop. To challenge your child they could write 5-10 sentences.
  • Explore World Book Day website:
  • Explore BBC Author’s Live website:
  • Explore Puffin website:
  • Remember to discuss your reading with a friend or family member and talk about anything you particularly enjoyed! Remember your reading skills: PREDICT, CLARIFY, SUMMARISE AND QUESTION

Literacy Websites



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