Check out these awesome FREE learning packs created by New Zealand designer Ashley Penny! (Click on the image to go to the site - there are HEAPS more!)
Nowhere to visit? Everything's closed right? Take a Virtual Field Trip instead!
Check out this link and then visit a site to go on a virtual field trip.
Google Arts and Culture collections - Google has partnered with 2,500 galleries and museums worldwide to offer virtual tours of their spaces.
Melbourne Zoo live webcams
Explore.org - wildlife webcams from around the world
Coding is lots of fun as you build and create on your computer! Check out these sites . . .
Code.org - if you have an account already let Mrs Corcoran know so she can add you to her class. If you don't, let her know too and she'll help you create one.
Mouse Open Projects - follow the steps of these projects to design something original and learn some new technology skills.
Scratch Cards - use these to help you explore new projects using Scratch.
New Zealand Geographic - Together at Home each day has a different nature focus with lots of talking points and activities.
Smash, Boom, Best - Every episode takes two cool things, smashes them together and lets you decide which is best.
Forever Ago - Every episode explores the origin of just one thing — like sandwiches, video games, clocks and more — while teaching listeners to think critically about history.
The Daily Dose - brain teasers, songs, dances, learning languages and curiosities . . . The Daily Dose has it all!
Go Noodle - get moving, take on a challenge within your family or do some meditation here on this site.
Scholastic Learn at Home - from why do zebras have stripes to bug burger, this site has lots of interesting activities for you to explore.
Picasso Head - build your own picasso portrait
Wicked - great interactives to help you with your writing and maths
National Gallery of Art - visit the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC
Land Art - a cool thing to try!
How Things Fly - have you ever wondered how planes stay up in the air? Now you can find out.
The Five Senses - find out more about your senses and other parts of the body function
Classics for Kids - find out all about classical music as you explore composers and learn about instruments
Explanimations - short videos to explain some big ideas
Weather Wiz Kids - learn about different types of weather, carry out weather related experiments and find lots of fun things in the Kid's Zone
EepyBird - ordinary objects can do extraordinary things ... Find out how on this site
Ducksters - a great site to find information about historical people
Geography with National Geographic - find out about different places around the world
Highlights Kids - fun games, recipes arts and crafts
Breakout EDU - online education games on a variety of topics
Nomster Chef recipe library - illustrated recipe books that get young chefs excited about cooking!
What was There? - type in any city, state, or country to view an archive of historical photographs and other documents.
Artsology - children learn to appreciate the arts by providing them with the opportunity to play games, conduct investigations, and explore different forms of art
Kids Think Design - explores careers in fashion design, graphic design, interior design, book design, product design, film and theatre, architecture, animation, and environmental design
Mo Willems, the author of ‘Don’t let the Pigeon Stay up Late’ is uploading daily drawing lessons
Pobble365 - photo a day writing prompts
Once Upon a Picture - a bit like Pobble but with some different images
Storybird - your words, their art; use the artworks on this site to create poems and narrative pieces of writing. Assignments may be set for you to complete.
Super Similes - a fun way to learn about similes
Story-a-thon and Writing Legends - let's write microstories! The challenge on this site is to write a story on the topic give in EXACTLY 100 words! Us your login details to add your writing.
TedEd Maths in Real Life - Puzzles, riddles, all related to maths
Maths Puzzle Site - these Solve Me puzzles have kept the teachers puzzling for days!
Sheppard Maths - lots of games using addition, subtraction, multiplication and division and some decimals activities too.
Math Play Place Value Games
Top Marks Place Value Games
Addition and subtraction facts - practice your important addition and subtraction facts
Multiplication and division facts - practice your important multiplication and division facts
Number Invaders - practice your multiplication facts
Maths Mysteries - help Sam Lava and Dottie Double solve the mysteries
Math Maven's Mysteries - word problems at a range of abilities
Addingtons - save the addingtons by adding their numbers to match the teleport pod's number
Cool Math Games - make sure you are making good choices about the games that you choose and that they are maths related!
Kids Spell - lots of games to practice spelling words at home. Choose your level and have fun!
Spelling Bee - challenge yourself with the online spelling bee (you need to complete 15 to 20 words)
Spellup - you can sign in using your Google account to earn medals and coins by solving word puzzles
Alpha-bot - test your spelling skills
Grammar and Vocabulary Games and Activities
Word of the Week
Typing Monster - practice your typing skills
Typing Speed Test
Using a Dictionary
Grammar and parts of speech - learn about different parts of speech while you create your own character for the show
Kea Kids News - keep up to date with what is happening around New Zealand and around the world
Read Theory - you will need your username and password to log in
Epic Books - you will need the classroom code (on the board) to log in
Storyline Online - listen to books read by famous actors
Children's Treasure Chest - Radio New Zealand audio books of New Zealand books
Kiwi Kids News - keep up to date with what is happening around New Zealand and around the world
Map routes and directions
Non-fiction books activity
Giggle Poetry - a selection of funny poems
National Geographic Young Explorer - selection of Young Explorer titles