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As promised, a list of useful websites/ games/ apps for Year 1 learning

This is not an exhaustive list, but here are some that we use and enjoy in Year 1 (and some which may benefit you at home):

 

Phonics/ Reading:

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/  Good for Phase 2 and 3 initial sounds.

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/fun_with_words  Develops reading skills to the end of Phase 4 (where children learn consonant clusters such as bl- or -st)

https://www.teachyourmonstertoread.com/champion-reader This supports Phase 5 phonics where children learn alternative spellings and pronunciations for graphemes: e.g. 'ai' can be /ay/ or /ai/ etc.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BqhXUW_v-1s      (how to pronounce sounds/ lip pattern for sounds)

SPaG: (Spelling and Grammar)

https://www.spag.com/ (online homework site for SPaG homework- when set by teacher for your child).

https://www.roythezebra.com/reading-games/singular-or-plural-1.html  singular or plural nouns

 

Maths:

https://gb.education.com/game/number-demolition-11-20/     (identifying numbers 11-20)

https://gb.education.com/game/11-20-cloud-catcher/              (identifying numbers 11-20)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/blast-off    (practising counting on and counting back - to aid subtraction mental maths skills)

http://www.ictgames.com/mummyNumberLine/mummyNumberLine.html    (using a number line to add or subtract two numbers)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button  (explore addition and subtraction with numbers within 10 and to 20,

 https://gb.education.com/game/less-than-greater-than/    ( to explore learning <, > and = symbols when comparing quantities)

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/number-facts/number-fact-families  (to explore and develop skills in equivalence and number sentences)

http://www.primarygames.co.uk/pg2/splat/splatsq100.html               (interactive 100 square)

http://www.ictgames.com/fairyfog10s_v2.html           (counting in tens)

 

Maths Songs via You Tube:

(Please exercise caution with You Tube as although the song is appropriate, You Tube does contain things which are not suitable for our guys).

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8wwydguSKOU         Counting in 2s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_awKlEMyleA            Counting in 5s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uYRTtwZGwj8            Counting in 10s

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cg-Uc556-Q              3D Shapes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkPa9V2wtZs          Subtraction (Taking Away)- Pirate theme

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShqXL-zfLxY             Counting BACK from 20