Kindergarten learning packages

Each learning activity package has a parent/carer guide with instructions, with many containing multiple play and do videos and audio resources to help you with your child’s learning. Always read the instructions in the parent/carer guide first and download or print resources that are embedded in the guide, before starting each day. Many learning packages have multiple video and audio resources that provide self-guiding teaching segments and instructions for you and your child/ren.

For a preview of the self-guiding videos select: Explicit phonics instruction.

English and literacy

For a preview of the self-guiding videos select: Explicit phonics instruction.

1-1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /s/ /t/ /a/ and /p/.

1-2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters s, a, t and p, in both the lower case and the capital form.

1-3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

1-4: Reading

Your child is learning to think critically when listening to a story. Your child needs to know that people bring different experiences, thoughts and ideas to a story, and this can change how we understand it.

1-5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

2-1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /i/ /n/ /m/ and /d/.

2-2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters i and n, in both the lower case and the capital form.

2-3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

2-4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

3-1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /i/ /n/ /m/ and /d/.

3-2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters m and d, in both the lower case and the capital form.

3-3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

3-4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

3-5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

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4-1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /g/ /o/ /c/ and /k/.

4-2: Handwriting

In these lessons your child will be learning to correctly form the letters g and o, in both the lower case and the capital form.

4-3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

4-4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

4-5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

5- 1: Phonics

In these phonics lessons your child will be learning the most regular phoneme (sound) that are represented by these graphemes (letters) /g/ /o/ /c/ and /k/.

5-2: Handwriting

In this lesson your child will be learning to correctly form the letter c, in both the lower case and the capital form.

5-3: Sight words

In these lessons your child will be learning to read and write some high frequency sight words.

5-4: Reading

In these lessons your child will be learning to engage with a story and think about the author and illustrator’s message.

5-5: Writing

This lesson will allow your child to coordinate multiple skills, including handwriting skills, critical thinking, composing, refining, re-reading and editing.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Mathematics and numeracy

1-1: Numbers and counting – Make a counting book

This task is designed to offer your child multiple opportunities to explore important aspects of counting.

1- 2: Numbers and counting – Counting with understanding

Counting involves more than just saying the number words. Children also need to be able to match the words they say when they count to the symbols and the quantity (the amount).

1-3: Numbers – Guess my number

Developing number sense means children can talk about the relationship between numbers. This game helps children think about important relationships like more, less, between, etc.

1-4: Numbers10 or bust

Developing number sense means children can talk about the relationship between numbers. This game helps children think about important relationships to ten.

1-5: Patterns – Let's explore patterns

Patterning skills are foundational to mathematics.

2- 1: The counting game

This task is designed to offer your child multiple opportunities to explore important aspects of counting.

2-2: Building towers

This fun task involves using dice and building blocks to develop counting and number sense.

2-3: Pinch a ten

This game helps children think about important relationships like more, less, between. It also builds skills in estimating and recording mathematical ideas.

2-4: Long creatures

This task gives your child an opportunity to explore length and use everyday language to describe mathematical situations.

2-5: Number busting

This activity will help your child to talk about how numbers can be made up of smaller numbers.

3- 1: Numeral card caterpillar

This task will increase confidence in your child to place numbers in sequence.

3-2: Scavenger hunt

This game helps your child practise identifying numerals to 20, counting, identifying shapes and objects and comparing things.

3-3: Matching numbers for two

This task helps children see numbers in different ways. This is an important aspect of early number sense.

3-4: Fill it up

This task gives your child an opportunity to explore volume and capacity.

3-5: Ten concentration

This task is helpful for noticing patterns with number combinations.

4-1: Go fish

This task will help your child identify relationships between numbers.

4-2: Dice patterns A

In this task your child will work mathematically with dice patterns.

4-3: Dice patterns B

In this task your child will work mathematically with dice patterns.

4-4: Paddlepop sticks 1

This number talk will help your child to notice some very important patterns of our number system.

4-5: Capture ten

This game will help your child develop fluency in looking at combinations to ten, finding landmark numbers and renaming collections using place value.

5- 1: Subitising - match my collection

In this lesson your child will subitise, which is the ability to look at something and know how many items there are without having to count.

5-2: Go fish -teen and -ty

In this task your child will play a card game using -teen and -ty numbers.

5-3: Dotty six

This game focuses on some key mathematical skills including counting, representations and combining quantities.

5-4: Maths explosion 7 feet follow up

This task offers your child the opportunity to measure length using uniform informal units.

5-5: Numberblocks - Stampolines follow up

This task offers your child the opportunity to explore the smaller numbers than make up larger numbers.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

Physical activities

1-1: Bullseye

This game will allow you to practise your throwing skills as you try to increase your accuracy.

1-2: Reach the sky

Test your speed to see if you can reach the line before your object hits the floor.

1-3: Balancing act

Use different parts of your body to balance a range of household items.

2-1: Bat tapping

Using a bat and ball, keep tapping the ball into the air for as long as possible.

2-2: Catching challenge

Test your catching skills in these variety of fun challenges.

2-3: Hearts, clubs, diamonds, spades

Choose a card from a deck and then complete the number of exercises for a specific suit. Great fun for the whole family.

2-4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

3-1: Big and little targets

Using a bat and ball, aim for different sized targets to see how many points you can score.

3-2: Footy golf

Players aim to score points by hitting a ball through goal posts.

3-3: Keep the ball up

Try to keep a ball off the ground by passing it to each other.

3-4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

4-1: Back to back passing challenge

This partner game will allow you to explore different ways of passing the ball between partners and even come up with your own creative ways of passing the ball.

4-2: Let's throw!

Using recycled pieces of paper, players scrunch their paper into a ball and aim to throw as many as possible over their opponents line in a set time.

4-3: Mini golf

Use your imagination plus household objects to design your own mini golf course.

4-4: Get Active @ Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

5-1: Base run

A fun game of team work and tactics that will allow children to practise their running, throwing and catching.

5-2: Continuous tennis

Players hit a ball over an obstacle and run to the back of the line, making way for the next player to receive the ball and hit it to keep the game going.

5-3: Pepper

A fast paced game involving one batter and multiple fielders.

5-4: GetActive@Home

Watch the GetActive@Home episodes and follow along with the hosts as you practise a range of movement skills through a range of challenges.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

More key learning areas

1-1: Creative arts – Nursery rhymes

Sing and interact with nursery rhymes.

1-2: Multiple subjects – Pirate school

Fun activities related to pirates.

2-1: Creative arts – Nursery rhymes

Sing and interact with nursery rhymes.

2-2: Science – Minibeasts

Discover the variety of minibeasts in your garden with Karen from Sydney Science Education.

3-1: Creative arts - Baa baa black sheep

Sing and move to more nursery rhymes in this interactive lesson.

3-2: 'The Incredible Freedom Machines' by Kirli Saunders

Watch Kirli Saunders, NSW Aboriginal Woman of the Year 2020, proud Gunai woman and award-winning international children's author and poet read her story 'The Incredible Freedom Machines'. After listening, complete a fun activity based on the story.

4-1: Creative arts – Pease pudding fun

Your child will learn to sing two songs and create rhythm using everyday kitchen items.

4-2: Science – Light and sound

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education to learn about all about light and sound. Watch the video and then complete some of your own light and sound experiments at home.

4-3: Science – Liquid nitrogen show

Join the scientists from Fizzics Education as they teach you molecules and materials in their Liquid Nitrogen Show. Watch the video and then complete some of your own experiments at home.

5-1: Creative arts - Diddle Diddle Dumpling

In this lesson your child will learn to sing the song Diddle Diddle Dumpling and will then create their own rhyme.

5-2: Science - Wetlands birds

Your child will engage with three short videos about wetland birds from the rangers at Sydney Olympic Park. Learn about the history of Homebush Bay, meet an ecologist, complete your own birdwatching survey, explore the adaptations of the ibis and watch an ibis ceremonial dance.

These learning packages have been designed for use in the home in the event that you are unable to access the learning provided by your school or your school is temporarily unable to provide a learning program. Each learning package has options for students who may find the work too difficult or too easy. We recognise that students across NSW have a diverse range of learning needs and some of these materials may need to be adjusted to support your child.


Further support for students with diverse needs when learning at home can be found at:

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