Year 1 and 2 support resources
The following documents contain advice for parents on how to use each of the webpages as a resource to support your child while they are learning at home.
The following resources are free to use. Some offer the option to login.
Videos and activities linked to early childhood learning topics.
Equivalent to the ABC Education website this resource has videos, games and content supporting all learners in all subjects.
Website for a BBC TV show. Some video clips may not play outside of the UK but he site also contains games, music and craft activities.
Find the Cool fun at home lessons under the Learn and Create tabs for hands on activities to do with your child.
US site focused on making reading fun. Contains videos, reading activities and craft projects.
Teaching ideas and resources for a wide range of topics. If you register you are able to download activities but the site is free to use and you do not have to create a login.
Free e-books, activites and games to support the development of litercay and numeracy skills. UK site so advice on curriculum is not accurate.
US site that is the equivalent of ABC Education. Videos are not available but there are lots of educational games across many subject areas.
Site written for students to explore and interact with. In the For grownups section there are downloadable worksheets and support for the hands on activities.
Literacy focused website containing video of quality texts read aloud by actors. Teacher created activities are associated with each video but some also have a parent activity guide.
Access the free activity books by visiting the Learning form home section of this commercial website.
Extensive collection of free readers, videos, flash cards and poetry. Books are graded into levels that can be used to select appropriate texts for your child.
US site so some content is American.
There is a subscription section to the site that contains more resources but you do not have to login in to get access to the free content.
Mix of free and paid resources
The following resources will either contain advertising, ask you to create an account, and or contain a list of links to sites, only some of which are free.
A collection of links to websites and software that support learning at home for students with additional needs. Some sites may not work outside of the UK and some links may lead to paid resources.
Lots of fun games, videos and digital books tha support literacy and numeracy skills. Site contains advertising.
This website contains a huge collection of resources made by and for teachers. Resources are seachable via catergory of special need as well as by topic area. The website contains advertising.
Indian website containing thousands of books, with over 4000 English ones. Each book is categorised into levels making it easy to choose a suitable text. You can also use it to create your own texts.
Books can be downloaded into an off-line library.
You will need to create an account.
Huge site full of resources for every subject area and year group. Mostly UK curriculum.
You cannot access the resources without creating a login. Many resources require you to pay in order to download but some are free.
Games that support skills practise. UK content that is not aligned to NSW curriculum.
Requires you to create an account. Currently free but may require subscription in the future.
This page on the Weareteachers website contains a recent lis of authors who are reading their book and or doing opnline video activities for children during the COVID 19 period.
The website contains advertising and the links to authors content may be links to their social media accounts.