Learning Links



Maths sheet (at your own level)

Reading 20min+ each night (recorded in diaries)    

Teacher set studyladder tasks - www.studyladder.co.nz

Websites worth visiting

Maths is Fun

This site will help you learn the language of maths and has some fun activities to try.

Rhyme Zone

Create some poetry using rhyming lines. Use this site to help find interesting words

Dictionary Site

A very useful online dictionary site

Space

Explore the Solar System

Competitions

Compete against other children in spelling, basic facts and number skills

Encyclopedia

The online encyclopedia of New Zealand

Interesting Websites to have a look at

http://www.globio.org/glossopedia/default.aspx

Environmental website, interactive

http://www.bbc.co.uk/brainboxchallenge/

A range of challenges that get harder

http://www.flashearth.com/

Satellite imagery above earth

http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/space/playspace/games/jigsaw/launch.html

Explore the solar system

http://animations.tewhanake.maori.nz/

A great site to learn Te Reo - Interactive testing

http://www.exploratorium.edu/

An awesome science site to learn from and explore

http://www.teara.govt.nz/

The online encyclopedia of New Zealand

http://www.primaryscience.ie/site/kids_introduction.php

Some good general knowledge info on science and some games.

http://www.periodicvideos.com/

The periodic table in video form

http://www.tutpup.com/

A simple fun site to learn and compete against others in basic facts, number skills and spelling.

http://www.learner.org/interactives/

Lots of learning using interactive activities, maths, science and history

www.dictionary.com

A very useful online dictionary site

http://www.lexipedia.com/

A different type of thesaurus

http://www.wordcount.org/main.php

Looking at the most common words in the english language

www.rhymezone.com

Great for finding any work that rhymes.

http://worldtimeengine.com/

Find the time anywhere around the world.

http://www.simpleweather.com

Will show weather information for any major city.

http://www.freerice.com/

Good english and general knowledge activities, not sure about the grain though.

www.quoteland.com

A good site for quotes and sayings

www.netsafe.org.nz

Everything you need to know about Internet Safety from a NZ point of view

http://www.worldmapper.org/

Maps showing lots of information



Other great learning websites

BBC KS2 (Maths, English, Science  www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/

IXL (Maths) http://nz.ixl.com/

Tutpup (Basic Facts) http://www.tutpup.com/

Fun Writing Games  http://www.funenglishgames.com/writinggames.html