Home Learning Resources

Learning at home

Welcome to our new resource page designed specifically for home learning.  This page will be regularly updated so please keep checking back for new content.


 

Sensory:

A list of home activities using household items to promote the use of children’s senses.

Home activities

 

A list of play activities using household items to promote the use of children’s senses.

Sensory play activities

 

Some sensory touch and art ideas e.g. playdough recipe, taste safe paint and slime recipe

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PE/Music:

PE

A list of  PE activities for children to carry out at home. All activities are using household items. Activities are for hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. There are some suggested YouTube channels for the gross motor movement.

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A list of PE activities for children to carry out at home. All activities are using household items. Activities are for fine motor coordination skills.

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Music

Songs: Some favourite songs 

Kerry – Music Therapist: St Giles Together at Home

 

 

Sing Along with James: Old MacDonald had a Farm and The Grand Old Duke of York

 

Sing Along with James: The Wheels on the Bus and The Big Ship Sails

 

Sing Along with James: Down in the Jungle and Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

 

Days of the Week: https://youtu.be/mXMofxtDPUQ

How’s the Weather: https://youtu.be/rD6FRDd9Hew

Music Man: https://youtu.be/22kqia2ibVU

 

 

Useful Websites/iPads:

Daily stories for children to listen to. Uploaded at 11am every day.

David Walliams Stories

 

Daily PE sessions with Joe Wicks at 9:30 everyday on his youtube channel.

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4wzoy_J3I_c 

 

Daily story massage sessions. Scroll through the page to find the videos. Story massage is a way of telling a story through touch.
Story massage

 

A useful website for children working on their reading and sound awareness skills. Free access using the username March20 and password: home. Games, lessons and more.

Phonics play

Wellbeing:

A social story for Personal Protection Equipment during Coronavirus.

A social story  about adults may be dressed differently

 

A simple social story to explain the coronavirus to children.

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A social story to explain why we are staying at home at the moment.

We-are-at-home-right-now

 

A children’s story about social distancing: Time to Come in Bear.

https://youtu.be/DA_SsZFYw0w

 

Enjoy sharing these massage stories with your family and friends. Always remember to ask permission and say “thank you” at the end.

Free Story

 

Massage Book

 

A useful booklet for parents and careers. Inside there is information and contact details if you have any concerns about any children around you or yourselves. There is also an excellent section on supporting young people with Special Educational Needs.  

Safeguarding leaflet

 

Communication:

Visuals supports for a hand washing routine, created with PCS symbols by Call Scotland.

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