Useful learning Websites

Below is a list of useful learning websites, that support the areas for learning outlined in the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework. We hope that you enjoy exploring these activities together with your child.

Please remember we are always here to help, so do ask any member of the team or your child’s keyworker any questions you may have about supporting the individual needs of your child.

 

Personal, Social and Emotional

Early Impact Learning
https://earlyimpactlearning.com/21-circle-time-games-for-preschool-that-actually-work/
21 fun circle time games to support sharing and communication

BBC Feelings
https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/class-clips-video/pshe-eyfs-ks1-feeling-brave/z7vrwty
Fun videos for children to learn and talk about feelings.

 

Communication and Language

Phoncis play
www.phonicsplay.co.uk

Tiny Happy People
https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people
Simple ideas and activities to help you develop your child’s communication skills.

Words for Life
https://wordsforlife.org.uk/

You can sign up to the Words for Life newsletter and get activities each week to help your child learn.

Ceebeebies
https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Simple games and stories

NSPCC
https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/support-for-parents/look-say-sing-play/
Fun and easy tips to help bring more singing, looking and playing into the days routines.

Audible
https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

All children’s audiobooks are available for free while early years settings are closed.

 

Physical Development

Boogie Beebies
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006mvsc
Videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

Muddy Faces
https://muddyfaces.co.uk/outdoor-hub
A range of health and wellbeing activities and resources that can be completed outdoors.

Cosmic Yoga
https://cosmickids.com/
Fun interactive stories told through the means of yoga.

Dough Disco
https://www.spreadthehappiness.co.uk/dough-disco/
Great, interactive dancing for children’s hands. Perfect for strengthening the muscles needed to hold a pen.

IMoves
https://imoves.com/the-imovement
Fun activities to support physical and mental wellbeing.

Change for Life
https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities
Great activities to support physical wellbeing.

NHS Potty Training
https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/baby/babys-development/potty-training-and-bedwetting/how-to-potty-train/
Guidance and advice to support children who are potty training.

 

Maths

NRICH
https://nrich.maths.org/early-years

A range of activities, some are interactive and some are to be completed offline. Activities are categorised by age range (age 3+).

Numberjacks
http://www.numberjacks.co.uk/kids/
Fun maths video and games.

Top Marks
https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games
A range of interactive maths games categorised by age group (age 3+).

 

Understanding the World

Hungry Little Minds
https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/
Simple, fun activities for children 0-5 years old.

Bloomsbury Early Years
https://www.bloomsburyearlyyears.com/coronavirus-free-access
A great range of activities across all areas of EYFS learning.

Muzzy
https://www.muzzybbc.com/#

MUZZY is a simple and fun set of animated stories featuring Muzzy and friends in a range of languages. These stories use the natural immersion method, which is modelled after the way children learn their first language.

 

Parent Learning Support

A Better Start
http://www.smallstepsbigchanges.org.uk/biglittlemoments
Ideas, video and support for more information about building young brains.

What to Expect When
https://www.foundationyears.org.uk/files/2015/09/4Children_ParentsGuide_Sept_2015v4WEB1.pdf

PACEY
Schemas | PACEY
Information and activities to support essential brain development in young children.