Cool Learning Websites
Here is a list of cool learning websites that we have found on the internet.
http://www.ictgames.com - Includes objectives for every game.
www.fun4thebrain.com/addition.html - Fun addition games.
http://www.fun4thebrain.com/subtraction.html - Fun subtraction games.
http://www.mathszone.co.uk/ - Range of games covering all areas of Maths.
http://kinderwebgames.com/one.html - Number identification.
http://www.abcya.com/kindergarten_computers.htm -Scroll down past the literacy games to find number identification, number sequence and basic addition games.
http://www.softschools.com/grades/kindergarten.jsp - Lots of maths games and printable activities for younger students.
http://nz.ixl.com/math/year-2 - Large range of maths activities covering all areas of maths.
http://www.abc.net.au/countusin/ - Games to help with number recognition and counting.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/ - Maths games including measurement, geometry, mult/div and place value games.
http://www.mathplayground.com - A range of mathematical games including algerbra, fractions and measurement games.
http://nz.ixl.com/math/year-4 - List of over 150 different activites covering all areas of maths.
http://www.mathplayground.com/games.html - Fun maths thinking games.
http://www.primarygames.com/math.php - Games that involve maths skills.
http://www.multiplication.com/games/play/ - Games that improve multiplication games.
http://www.multitables.com/ - More multiplication games.
www.funbrain.com - Activities to help you with your learning. This is an american site but has plenty of great activities and games for your child to enjoy.
www.sheppardsoftware.com/math.htm - A huge number of games over a wide variety of maths topics. As this is an american site avoid the measurement games.
http://nz.ixl.com/promo?partner=google&;phrase=Search%20-%20NZ%20-%20year%20five%20maths&gclid=CLe0uZW7n7ICFRBTpgodnQkAHg - Activities for all levels. Great NZ money activities
www.prototec.co.nz -Online basic facts practice for stages 2-7
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/ - Maths games for all ages covering all areas of maths.
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/maths/index.html - Maths activities for all ages. This is a British site - SATs do not apply to students in New Zealand.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks1/literacy/ - Literacy interactive games. Can take time to load but has excellent graphics.
http://pbskids.org/games/index.html - Hundreds of literacy games to play - top right corner has a drop down box for more games including letter, spelling and vocabulary games.
http://www.abcya.com/kindergarten_computers.htm - letter identification and basic keyboard skills. This site also has some spelling and sight word practice.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/preschool/ngames/alphabet/AE.htm - Help you child learn the letters of the alphabet.
http://www.wicked.org.nz/r/wick_ed/literacy/spellbinder.php - Look at the picture and use high frequency words to write a story. This website has a useful link for parents about spellign through the levels.
http://www.ictgames.com/literacy.html - The Chute Shuffle and Blending Dragon games are great for sounds and sentence structure.
http://www.amblesideprimary.com/ambleweb/lookcover/lookcover.html - Good way to practie high frequency words
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/magickey/adventures/ - Interactive games to help with writing and reading.
http://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games-word-level.html - Activities to help children practice high frequency words and blends.
www.kwarp.com/portfolio/grammarninja.html - Fun game to help identify parts of a sentence.
http://www.funenglishgames.com/games.html - Great challenging interactive literacy games.
http://www.wicked.org.nz/Interactives/Literacy - Interactive games to help with spelling and writing.
http://www.spellingcity.com/spelling-games-vocabulary-games.html - Language games to help with spelling, writing and vocabulary.
http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/web_games_vocab.htm - vocabulary games to help with writing.
http://www.merpy.com/index_stories.html - Online stories about Merpy and the monters.
www.carnegielibrary.org/kids/storymaker/ - Great website for children to create their own story using pictures. Website suitable for all levels.
http://www.reading-rewards.com/ - Website for students and teachers - keep track of how long your child reads each day, get book reccomendations and be rewarded with games after reading time. Teachers can also set up class reading groups for children to work on at home.
http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/interactive/literacy/index.htm - Spelling, grammar and writing activites for all levels.
http://www.netrover.com/~kingskid/writing/Kids_Writing.html - Spelling, writing and grammar games for children - you will need to scroll down to see more games.
http://www.zooburst.com/ - Create your own 3d pop up books.
http://www.uen.org/k-2interactives/writing.shtml -Loads of wirting activites for different writing styles for all ages.
http://www.scholastic.com/teachers/story-starters/ - Story starters for students who love to write at home.
http://www.magickeys.com/books/ - Online stories.
http://christchurchcitylibraries.com/Kids/ChildrensAuthors/ - Interviews with New Zealand authors. Lots of interesting information for avid readers.
http://gifted.tki.org.nz/For-students/Websites - A huge list of websites for you to enjoy.
http://www.chem4kids.com/ - Interested in science? This website is all about chemistry -great for older students.
http://www.wetellstories.co.uk/ - Literacy website for students with a reading age of 13+.
http://www.cyberkids.co.nz/ - Cyber safety quiz for children. Well worth taking the time to do with your child.
http://www.tepapa.govt.nz/WhatsOn/Kahu-KidsAtTePapa/Pages/Visitwithkids.aspx - Free things to do at Te Papa with your child.
- ‘Maths at our house’ provides you with ways to link everyday activities to maths eg. gardening and cooking maths.
- ‘Number knowledge activities’ suggests a range of activities you can do at home to increase your childs number knowledge.
http://www.korero.maori.nz/forlearners/ - Basic phrases in te reo to try at home. The site has lots of other information.
http://www.minedu.govt.nz/Parents/YourChild/ProgressAndAchievement/NationalStandards/Introduction/SupportingYourChildsLearning.aspx - Information about national standards at each year level for parents. Lots of other useful information on this site about ways to help your child at home.
kiwikidsnews.co.nz - News written just for Kiwi Kids!
http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/ - An informative, child friendly website with interactive games and videos. Well worth taking the time to explore with your child
http://www.crayola.com/ - Creative art ideas to try at home.
http://www.getty.edu/gettygames/ - Fun art activities to do online and some ideas to try at home
http://www.gamesgames.com/games/music/music.html - Interactive music games.
http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/ - Fun science experiments to do at home. Perfect for school holidays. lots of things to explore on this site.
http://trainer.thetamusic.com/en/content/music-training-games - Interactive music training games.
http://www.teara.govt.nz/ - An online encyclopedia of New Zealand. Well worth taking the time to look over. Great help for homework.
http://www.howstuffworks.com/ - Parents will love this site too.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/games/ - Free online games to play.
http://www.zoowhiz.com/ - Create your own Zoo while learning. Perfect for animal lovers.
http://www.drawastickman.com/ - Draw a stick man and take him on an adventure.