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Name of activity & area of learningDescription
Razzledazzle English/generalGames, stories and activities for 3 to 5 year olds from the Cbeebies website. They are aimed at developing pupils’ speaking and listening skills.
Alphabet Reading skillsA letter recognition game, an ingenious spelling activity and a narrator to read simple repetitive sentences. Very good for early reading skills.
Animal Snap Reading skillsA colourful version of snap designed to develop children’s visual discrimination skills. Look at the cards and click when you see two matching animals.
Match the sounds Listening skillsAnother colourful activity. Children have to match a sound with a picture. This site is designed to support the development of pre-reading skills.
Odd one out Visual skillsChildren have to look carefully to spot the odd one out in a series of pictures. It’s easy to start with but becomes increasingly more difficult.
Readalong Nursery Rhymes Reading skillsA collection of 18 favourite nursery rhymes for children to sing along with, listen to and explore interactively.
The Drum Game SequencingChildren have to listen to a sequence of drum beats and then try to copy what they have heard. This activity helps to develop their understanding of sequencing.
Story Circle EnglishDelightful traditional animated stories are read aloud. As words are being read the print changes colour. This helps the development of children’s reading skills. Many classic stories are available along with a few new ones. The stories are organised into different categories.
Sea Side Circle Games EnglishA spelling game that asks children to spell three letter words containing consonant-vowel-consonant.
Starfall Learning to Read EnglishA learning to read website. Short sentences are made using very simple words. There are good quality games and animated stories which children can interact with. The children can click on words to see what they say. Excellent for learning the sounds that different letters make.
English Alphabet EnglishLook at how all the letters of the alphabet are formed. Children can listen to their names and the sounds they make. Each letter is illustrated with a picture which begins with the sound. Good for learning to read and learning how to form letters correctly.


Area of learningDescription
Count us in MathematicsA series of interactive games designed to help children understand basic number concepts.
Fun with Spot MathematicsPlay some simple games with Spot the Dog and his friends. Some adult guidance will be required to help your child get the most out of this wonderful website.
1 2 3 MathematicsA series of animations with music. A really good site to help nursery children to learn about the numbers from 1 to 10.
Great Day for Number Lines MathematicsA simple activity that involves using a number line to add numbers up to 10. It teaches children the idea of counting on.
Numbertime MathematicsA series of 6 interactive activities for 4-7 year olds. For example, Mend the Number Square helps to reinforce knowledge about the position of numbers up to 100.
String of Beads MathematicsCopy colour patterns created on a string of beads. A simple game to develop an understanding of repeating patterns.
Find the pairs MathematicsA matching game designed to assist children to recognise pairs of objects.
Find the Number MathematicsA number recognition game to help children recognise numbers from 0 to 10.
The Little Animals Activity Centre MathematicsCount Hoot, a wise owl, sets some simple addition and subtraction sums using numbers from 0 to 6.
Count and order MathematicsA delightful counting activity using numbers from 1 to 6.
Find one missing number MathematicsA game to help children to learn the order of the numbers from 1 to 10.


Area of learningDescription
Lecky’s Picture Pianting Creative developmentUse an interactive paintbrush to create an exact match for a picture that the artist Lecky has painted. Good for visual discrimination skills and the development of mouse control skills.
The Zoo Knowledge and understanding of the worldTwo interesting activities based at a zoo that children can enjoy with some adult support.
Animal Sounds Knowledge and understanding of the worldAn activity for nursery aged children. Match the sound to one of two animals.
Come Outside Knowledge and understanding of the worldA wonderful site produced by the BBC within Cbeebies that shows children five different environments that they can explore. A number of simple interactive activities are available.
Body Parts Knowledge and understanding of the worldA simple matching game where you have to match the body part to its name.
Bobinogs Knowledge and understanding of the worldColourful interactive games from the BBC on the Bobinogs website. Ideal for nursery and reception aged children. A large number of topics are covered which help to develop children’s knowledge and understanding of the world.
Weather Teddy Knowledge and understanding of the worldGood for reception aged children who can read a little. Find out about what Teddy wears in different kinds of weather.