These are some amazing educational websites for kids - full of games, video, content and activities to keep you entertained while growing your minds.
National Geo for Kids is full of information about the world around us, from China, to dinosaurs, to space missions, and everything in between! It’s like an online magazine for kids, full of articles, competitions and educational videos. One of the best things about Nat Geo for Kids is that they regularly update it with new information, which is great. For kids that love to read and learn about the world around them, this site will keep them busy for months! We did notice some sponsored content on the website, although it was very kid-friendly advertising.
NASA Kids' Club is the go-to website for all those space-enthusiasts out there. If you are into spaceships, Mars rovers and comets this is the website to check out.
If the Kids Club doesn't completely satisfy your stargazing needs, you can click through to all the great NASA website resources, like images of the day, Nasa TV, and all the present and past NASA missions.
Young Ocean Explorers is an amazing website made by a father and daughter team from New Zealand. If you are into the deep blue sea, rather than the skies above, this is your new go-to website.
Steve and Riley bring the ocean direct to your computer with high-quality, fact-filled videos. With a strong emphasis on environmental education, this Father-Daughter duo go all out to capture some great video content. With articles like What eats turtles? Do dolphins drink water? and Can a girl fish become a boy fish? this website answers everything you ever wanted to know about the ocean.
Howstuffworks is perfect for kids working on school projects, or looking for things to do during the holidays. The website does what it says on the tin - it shows you how stuff works. And by ‘stuff’, we mean literally anything you can think of and some things you couldn’t even think of! This website is so full of interesting facts, once you start clicking, you may find a few hours have easily slipped by. You’ve been warned!
Teach Your Monster to Read is an award-winning series of games that’s helped millions of children learn to read. Play for free on the website or download the app. Create a monster and take it on an adventure through a magical world. Travel to exciting places, meet fun characters, play games and win prizes as your monster learns the first steps of reading.
Purple Mash provides computing and digital skills across the whole curriculum with award-winning teaching and learning software for KS1 and KS2. 'Publishing Projects' include themed templates to create leaflets, postcards, and much more. Fun and engaging activities come with writing prompts, word banks, success criteria and themed images. With hundreds of activities available, there's something for every subject, topic and event.
Providing complete curriculum coverage from Key Stage 1 to A Level, MyMaths offers interactive lessons, “booster packs” for revision, and assignable homework and worksheets, along with a wealth of resources
Times Tables Rock Stars is a carefully sequenced programme of daily times tables practice. This format has very successfully boosted times tables recall speed for hundreds of thousands of pupils over the last 8 years in over 14,000 schools - both primary and secondary - worldwide.
Spellingframe includes all the words - both statutory and the example words - from the National Curriculum for Spelling for Year 1 to Year 6. Choose a spelling rule and each word is read aloud and provided within a sentence for context.
Google worked with educators across the country to create Classroom: a streamlined, easy-to-use tool that helps teachers manage coursework. With Classroom, educators can create classes, distribute assignments, grade and send feedback, and see everything in one place.
Sumdog is an online learning service used by millions of children worldwide. With activities based on maths, spelling and grammar, it adapts to each individual, using engaging game-based learning to motivate and build confidence.
The Oak Academy covers a range of subjects including maths, English, art and languages in lessons every day over a week. There are some amazing tutorials, which children are likely to find interesting even though they're not necessarily linked to our curriculum.
While every attempt has been made to ensure the suggested websites are child-friendly and safe, please tell a member of staff if you have any e-safety concerns regarding these suggestions.