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Home Learning Links

Integrated Learning (Learning across the NZ Curriculum)

Te Kotare Waiata Book – Te Kotare Waiata Songbook with words and music available via Youtube, Itunes, Google Play and Spotify

Matariki – Story about Matariki (would be great to use as we approach Matariki)

Sparklers – Ideas for supporting hauora (health and wellbeing)

Tales from Te Papa – Stories about a range of different topics relating to New Zealand history and society. (Well worth a look)

Te Kura – Learning resources from Te Kura (New Zealand Corrispondance School)

Wonderopolis – Great site for intersting clips to make your tamariki wonder???

The Kids Should See This – another great site of high interest clips about anything and everything.  You can subscribe to receive their emails.  (Great for young and not to young!)

Reading

Epic – Online Reading Books. 

Ready To Read Colour Wheel Audiobooks – select the colour wheel level that your child is reading and it will show you the books available at your child’s level.  Choose a book and DOWNLOAD AUDIO

Junior Journals – select the colour wheel level that your child is reading and it will show you the books available at your child’s level.  Choose a book and DOWNLOAD AUDIO to hear the story and/or click on TEXT to see the text as a PDF

School Journals – select the Curriculum Level your child is working at (top of their reading goal sheets) and/or your child’s year level to see text available.   Choose a book and click on TEXT to read it as a PDF or DOWNLOAD AUDIO to hear the story. 

Writing

StepsWeb – Letter sound and spelling online learning programme

Writing At Home with Murray Gadd – Mini writing lessons presented by Murray Gadd (writing consultant)

 

Mathematics

E-Ako – teachers will share details about how your child can log into this site

Studyladder – Maths site suitable for all ages.

NZ Maths – Maths At Your House.  Great ideas for supporting your child’s development of mathematics through everyday experiences. 

Science and Technology

Nano Girl's Explanation of the Covid-19 Virus – Useful when talking with your children about the virus

New Zealand National Geographic – Learning From Home resource.  It has a new topic added every day with great activities for you to do at home. 

School Gen – Online Games, Maker Projects and Ebooks about science and technology

Science Kids – Science Experiments you can do at home