We asked the followers of our multi award winning website and facebook page Family Days Tried & Tested to help us out and point us in the right direction of some of you favourite go to websites and apps to help your primary school children with science and maths to help us out during this period of school shut downs, and they came up with a wealth of knowledge, so here’s some fabulous resources that they came up with…
SCIENCE APPS & WEBSITE
DIY Sun Science is an in-depth, free educational app inspiring children to learn more about the sun and its processes. Covering a broad variety of topics including solar convection, solar flares and solar storms, the app encourages users to take a hands on approach to learning, providing 13 activities to help young astronomers develop their knowledge.
National Geographic Kids
Nat Geo Kids enables science lovers to explore the world of science through a collection of apps, games, magazines, toys, videos, and many other materials.
Discovery Kids Another excellent source of educational video content to help kids learn about different science topics. The site also provides interactive games and links to mobile science apps for kids.
Science for Kids is a website that features a huge resource of educational science materials. These include online games, experiments, lesson plans, quizzes, science projects, free activities and many more.
MATHS APPS & WEBSITES
Monster Math is a math game for kids, a monster named Maxx will teach your student basic arithmetic, including addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. Your kid will learn multiple skills at once while helping Maxx fight enemies, explore, and save his friend Dextra.
Prodigy is a free maths game with a difference. With content catering to students from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 3, Prodigy helps children develop essential maths skills through a range of fun games. Including a diagnostic test to ensure students are placed in the right grade, the site caters content to the specific needs of the learner, helping ensure that each student can work at their own speed
***Zap Zap Fractions (Maths)Working with fractions has never been more fun than it is with Zap Zap Fractions! Combining learning with gaming, the interactive app helps users learn the basics of fractions in an engaging and accessible way. Using bright visuals to guide learners through understanding fractions and equivalent fractions, the app takes users through visual lessons, guided practises and finally game challenges.
***Mathemagicsis is one of the best educational apps on offer. With several versions of the app covering different topics like algebra, geometry and mental maths, our personal favourite is Mathemagics Mental Maths Tricks.
The math tree has super cute graphics that will definitely keep kids engaged! Your student will learn basic math skills as they add/subtract owls, plums, peaches, bluebirds, and more from the tree.
Prodigy is a free maths game with a difference. With content catering to students from Key Stage 1 through to Key Stage 3, Prodigy helps children develop essential maths skills through a range of fun games. Including a diagnostic test to ensure students are placed in the right grade, the site caters content to the specific needs of the learner, helping ensure that each student can work at their own speed.MathLand a free educational app packed with adventure and learning alike. It’s down to you to solve a series of fun maths games in order to help pirate Ray win back the stolen sacred gems.
Thinking Blocks Multiplication Use number blocks to solve multiplication word problems, a strategy supported by Common Core Standards. This app introduces kids to six problem solving models, which helps them organize information and visualize number relationships. And don’t worry, these math problems for kids are fun!
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