Tag archives for games

SuperDuper Apps

Hi - If you have an iphone, and ipad or an android phone you will see that there area  GREAT number of apps out there that can support children in all learning, from speech and language development, math and literacy right through to social learning.  Our favourite schools resource/publisher SuperDuper have launched a number of app versions of some of the Read full article »

Keep going over summer!

After a long school year children do need to take a break and hang out with family and friends and make the most the long days of freedom ahead. BUT it is very important to maintain reading and other skills over the summer.  This can be done in a fun way and does not have to involve tutors or laboriously slaving Read full article »

EMERGENCY! The kids are bored!

Delayed at the airport. Long Haul flight.  Traffic jam.  Long car ride. Waiting ages in a restaurant.  Waiting to collect someone who is late... If you are a parent the above list is likely to fill you with dread!  Entertaining young children can be a challenge at the best of times but when you are caught unawares with no colouring book, Read full article »

Game playing rules for home.

Dear Parents, There are many ways to work in appropriate social skills practice everyday with your children. Here is one example with game playing:  -Before playing a game, go over the 'rules' : take turns, no name calling, when it is not your turn you keep your hands to yourself, wait for other people to finish their turn before you take your Read full article »

Tumble Books

Tumble Books is a huge online resource of books which can be read or listened to online. Many of the books have quizzes and questions afterword to help explore children's comprehension of the book. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Brain Pop

Brain POP is the home of fun learning! This site offers student the chance to explore many aspects of the world around us in a lively and exciting way. To access this students must use the log-in name and password given to them by the school. Please see the LS teacher or classroom teacher for more details.

Dance Mat Typing

BBC School's Dance Mat Typing is THE place to go for the least boring way to learn to touch type! This site takes student's through basic typing skills via a host of fun songs and crazy characters. No passwork required!