Websites for Early Years

(In Alphabetical, not quality order)

 

  1. All Souls Numeracy Hour Downloadable resources from All Souls schools for use in the Numeracy Hour CI, FO, Numeracy http://www.wgfl.westminster.gov.uk/wgfldir/show/allsouls/ks1/ks1.html

  2. Barney's games page Pictures to print off and colour, activities. Requires shockwave CI, FO http://www.pbs.org/barney/

  3. BBC Little Animals Activity Centre Number, word and music games. Requires shockwave and Flash plugins CI, FO, literacy, Numeracy http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/laac/

  4. BBC Littlekids Pre-school characters online, children's artwork on the web, postcards to send. CI, FO http://www.bbc.co.uk/littlekids/

  5. BBC Teletubbies BBC programme-related site for the Teletubbies Panoramic views of Teletubbyland, (requires Shockwave) Activities to do…postcards to send… nursery rhymes to say… CI, FO, Literacy http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies/

  6. BBC tweenies Fast and Slow animals, children's own stories, song time… CI, FO, literacy http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/tweenies/

  7. Birmingham Grid for Learning B'ham LEA portal. Requires Shockwave CI, FO, literacy, Numeracy http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/primary/primary.htm

  8. Bo Bear Part of the Argosphere site. Bo likes to wear…/eat… CI, FO, Literacy http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Webtipsforchildren.html

  9. Canterbury Environmental Education Centre EVS-based website including infant material (Sebastian Swan big books) CI, FO, literacy http://www.naturegrid.org.uk/

  10. Colouring.com Simple 'click to colour in' pictures. Good for early mouse control CI, FO http://coloring.com/

  11. Crayola stories Part of the Crayola site. Stories with activities http://www.crayola.com/story_index.html

  12. Department of Electronic Education Ten Green Bottles counting game CI, FO, Numeracy http://dfee.org/framework/count4.html

  13. Frogs at school Part of a wider froggy site which contains a variety of frog-related activities across all ages CI, FO http://frog.simplenet.com/froggy/songs/school.shtml

  14. Funschool Advertisement-heavy site with some useful activities across the age range, including pre-school. CI, FO http://frog.simplenet.com/froggy/songs/school.shtml

  15. Inclusive Technology SEN company site http://www.inclusive.co.uk/

  16. Jamboree Requires shockwave. http://www.xle.com/jamboree/index.htm

  17. Judy and David's online song catalogue Online catalogue but with lyrics and a few downloadable soundfiles and colouring activities CI, FO, Literacy http://judyanddavid.com/Songbook/A.html

  18. Kids Farm Not much to interact with, but loads of images to save CI, FO http://www.kidsfarm.com/

  19. KidsMAPE Part of the Micros and Primary Education website. Includes web-based 'trails' to follow http://www.mape.org.uk/kids/index.htm

  20. Learning through play - letters and words Part of the Topmarks Education site concentrating on teaching reading CI, FO, Literacy http://www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/words.htm

  21. Learning through play - numbers Part of the Topmarks Education site concentrating on four pre-counting skills CI, FO, Numeracy http://www.topmarks.co.uk/parents/numbers.htm

  22. Little Explorers Picture Dictionary and activities includes http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Webtipsforchildren.html - Easy webtips for children CI, FO, Literacy http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Dictionary.html

  23. Maths activities Varied interactive maths activities, some suitable for EY CI, FO, Numeracy http://dfee.org/flash.html

  24. Mousers Part of Kids.com - American site includes matching games, spot the difference etc and a section on internet safety http://www.kidscom.com/orakc/Mousers/mouse.html

  25. Mrs. Mooney's class at Bluecoat Infant School Part of this school's own website, showing ICT in the daily mathematics lesson CI, FO, Numeracy http://www.blue-coat-i.walsall.sch.uk/Bluecoat/Mooney.htm

  26. Northpole.com Seasonal website includes games and downloadable tunes http://www.northpole.com/main.html

  27. Peter Rabbit activities Part of the Peter Rabbit website with various activities CI, FO http://www.peterrabbit.co.uk/templates/tkhome.cfm

  28. Pooh games Part of the Argosphere site with Winie-the-Pooh type activities CI, FO. C&M http://www.argosphere.net/Pooh/gate.htm

  29. Rebus Rhymes Part of the Enchanted Learning site. Nursery rhymes for pre/beginning readers CI, FO, Literacy http://www.enchantedlearning.com/Rhymes.html

  30. Rose Grove Nursery website Page from a Nursery school website with downloadable activities CI, FO, literacy, Numeracy http://www.rosegrovenursery.freeserve.co.uk/Page9.html

  31. Schoolnet Portal to lots of EY activities and sites CI, FO, literacy, Numeracy http://www.schoolnet.co.uk/keystage1/welcome.html

  32. Shapes and Colours Part of the Argosphere site concentrating on matching shape and colour CI, FO http://www.argosphere.net/simons/shapes/frame.htm

  33. Theodore Tugboat Contains activities and stories, and a useful guide for adults called 'when you log on with your child' CI, FO http://www.cochran.com/theodore/default.html

  34. Thomas the Tank Engine Simple activities related to the famous character CI, FO http://www.thomasthetankengine.com/

  35. Using ICT to support literacyPage from Walsall GfL Pages from a Walsall Infant school exemplifying ICT in literacy http://www.walsallgfl.org.uk/webcourse/NewInv/index.htm

  36. Websites for infants Kent NgFL portal CI, FO, literacy, Numeracy http://www.kent.gov.uk/ngfl/websites/infant.html

  37. Window box Online A host of downloadable activities for use with old and new Window Box software. You don't have to have a Window Box to use. All http://www.wbol.com

  38. Winnie the Pooh Modelling (sort of) colouring and readers' pages CI, FO, C&M http://www.worldkids.net/pooh/

  39. Winnie the Pooh The Official site - stories, audio clips to download http://www.penguinputnam.com/yreaders/pooh/winnie.htmhttp://www.penguinputnam.com/yreaders/pooh/winnie.htm

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