EDUCATIONAL WEBLINKS FOR THE WHOLE WHĀNAU

 

The Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated mission is to uphold the mana and well-being of Ngāti Kahungunu. In response to the COVID-19 Coronavirus outbreak we want to keep our whānau informed, safe and well. New Zealand is currently at Alert Level 4. We need your support to protect New Zealand and eradicate COVID-19. Enforcement measures may be used to ensure everyone acts together, now. Everyone must now stay home, except those providing essential services. This page has educational links for the whole whānau.

Maths, Science, Computing
  1. TopMarks Interactive games for all primary levels www.topmarks.co.uk

  2. Practice computing/coding BeeBot App (Apple devices) https://apps.apple.com/us/app/bee-bot/id500131639 

  3. Counting and number skills for younger children Beebies - Numberblocks songs on youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wbh1vOwI2Yo

  4. Ideas for online and offline science activities, Age 5-11. Free. Requires registration with email - Explorify for Science https://explorify.wellcome.ac.uk/

  5. Age 5-11 - ICT Games - for Literacy and Maths - http://ictgames.co.uk/

  6. Very fun adventure game, similar format to Pokemon, children must answer Maths questions to progress. All primary ages. Younger children will need help to register and get started. - Prodigy Maths Game https://www.prodigygame.com/

  7. Videos on various subjects for exploration and discussion. SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, SPACE, ANIMALS, NATURE, FOOD, DIY, MUSIC, ART, ANIMATION The Kids Should See This - https://thekidshouldseethis.com/ 

  8. Videos of fun home science experiments. May be more interesting for Juniors as the scientific explanations are simple. Heihei Kitchen Science https://www.heihei.nz/config/browse/screen/video-content/collection/details?cid=5784

  9. Computer coding games. Age 5+. Free access to premium content during school closures. Fun! Online Maths activities. A teacher-controlled remote platform. 60 days free. Matific Tynker https://www.tynker.com Also available for parents to use at home - only 1 week free trial for parents. https://www.matific.com/nz/en-nz/home/

 
Reading 
  1. Free resources to support learning at home - Advice and support for parents. Educational activities and games Free eBook library for 3- to 11-year-olds Requires registration (free, parents can do) - Oford Owl www.oxfordowl.co.uk

  2. A kid-safe, ad-free streaming library of read-aloud animated storybooks. Vooks - Storybooks brought to life https://www.vooks.com/

  3. Resources set up for remote learning in response to current crisis. Daily Video, book and linked activity.  All primary levels. Free. no registration First month free. Paid thereafter. Scholastic - Books and Classroom Magazines  https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html or http://scholastic.com/learnathome

 

Mindfulness and Keeping Active
  1. Short audio sessions to help with mindfulness. Managing stress and anxiety in response to the crisis. Smiling Mind https://www.smilingmind.com.au/

  2. Youtube channel. A British teacher/PT has made videos on fitness that can be done in the classroom. They range from 5 to 10 minutes of simple exercises that don't require much room. The Body Coach https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

  3. Thousands of ‘brainercise’, dancing, strength and mindfulness videos Go Noodle https://www.gonoodle.com/ Also on YouTube.

  4. Interactive videos to support Juniors (KS1) and Seniors (KS2) - Maths, Literacy, Social Sciences/Health (PSHE) and PE learning. Good for times tables, and videos that are just for fun. BBC Supermovers https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

  5. Local and world news. Staying connected with current events Kiwi Kids News https://www.kiwikidsnews.co.nz/

 

Online platforms offering remote learning and support/resources

  1. Resources free for teachers and parents to download and print - all curriculum areas Twinkl  www.twinkl.co.nz

  2. Free platform – very useful for sharing learning. ★ Student portfolios ★ Formative insights★ Family communication - Seesaw https://web.seesaw.me/

 

Other learning areas and misc websites

  1. Games and activities linked to cartoons. For younger children.  CBeebies  https://au.cbeebies.com/

  2. Supports various subject areas including Te Reo and Māori culture. Videos, games, audiobooks - Heihei  https://www.heihei.nz/config/browse/screen/home/

  3. Guided drawing Art for Kids Hub - Youtube channel https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

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