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 at home ideas
 

Big Art – Sensory art activities you can try at home.

 

How to make Play-Doh

How to make paint.

Big Art – Look what you can do with bubble wrap, fantastic! Lets get creating.

 

What can you do with a vegetable bag?


 

 

Sensory Story. 

Objects you can use at home to create a wonderful interactive experience.

 

 

Sensory:

Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Sensory experience with your feet and lots of bubbles.

 

Shopping Bags

 

Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Boxes

 

Sensory ideas you can do at home.

Bubbles

 

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

PE activities you can do at home. 

Interactive PE with music

PE activities you can do at home.

Throwing

 

PE activities you can do at home.

Fine Motor Skills

 

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
 

Movement to music.

 
Kerry – Music Therapist: Singalong Banana Tree

Kerry – Music Therapist: Singalong Siyahamba

 

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:

Bucket Time:

What is ‘Bucket Time?’ Here is a guide to help you, so that you will understand what ‘Bucket Time’ is all about, enjoy!

1. Bucket Time guide

Some ideas of objects that you can put in your bucket or container.

2. Bucket Time ideas

Extending your ‘Bucket Time’ experience. Stage 2 – The Attention Builder.

3. Bucket Time Stage 2

 

Engaging your child with sound and movement.

 

Treasure baskets

 

Drama games to help with communication.

Please see attached drama and story pack for this video:

Drama and Story pack

 

Picture exchange.

 
Using symbols at home.

more, finished, yes and no

 Using symbols at home.

Feelings

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

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Stories at Home:

Sensory story

Have a wonderful sensory experience to the story ‘Wind in the Willows’

 

Poem:

Have fun with creating a secret place to play.

 

Poem:

Listen to the different sounds around us.

 

Story read by Fiona from Silver Class.


 

Poem:

Victoria’s favourite poem when she was a little girl ‘My Shadow.’ 


 

Poems:

Three poems read by Jo Scarse


 

Poem:

‘On my walk today…’ Interactive sensory poem; lovely activities you can do at home. 


 

Story:

‘The Ugly Duckling’

 

Sensory story:

Objects you can use at home to create a wonderful interactive experience.


 

‘The Secret’ by Katie Payne.

Grow your own:

Fantastic ideas for families to create wonderful planting activities.

Grow your own – ideas


 

 

Cooking:

Good morning everyone! Today we are going to make cookies.

 
Singalong to “Yum, yum, yum…” and make a sandwich, toast and fruit smoothie.