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Early Years

Foundation stage

Guidance for ICT in the foundation stage from NGfL
http://curriculum.becta.org.uk/docserver.php?docid=2666

 

Early Years  

Guidance for ICT in the Early Years from NGfL
http://curriculum.becta.org.uk/docserver.php?docid=2665

 

MAPE - supporting the Early Learning Goals
      

ICT in the foundation stage suggestions with Web links from MAPE
http://www.mape.org.uk/curriculum/earlyyears/foundation_ict.htm

 

Robert Hitchams School

Robert Hitchams School Suffolk ideas and resources for Foundation ICT
http://www.hitchams.suffolk.sch.uk/foundation/index.htm

 

The British Association for Early Childhood Education  
http://www.early-education.org.uk/



Early Years Online

Learning and Teaching Scotland supporting early years care and education
http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/earlyyears/

 

Under 5's  

A site for all working with Early Years children with resources, ideas, e-mail discussion and links to important sites.

Lovely photographs in the Pre-school themes: autumn, harvest festival, minibeasts and spring.
http://www.under5s.co.uk/

Camelsdale School

Useful curriculum PowerPoint activities to download from Veronica Carter and colleagues
http://www.camelsdale.w-sussex.sch.uk/teach_with_ict2.asp?

 

The BBC Education site

Search for Little Animals Activity Centre, Words and Pictures, Tweenies and Teletubbies to start with.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/schools/

 

BBC Teletubbies     

It’s a BBC site so plenty to use in a clear format.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/teletubbies/

 

Cbeebies

Lots of fun interactive ideas to support the planned delivery of the Foundation Stage Early Learning Goals.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/

Storybook website  

A site based on popular children’s stories by authors Scoular Anderson, Debi Gliori, Mairi Hedderwick and Frank Rodgers For ages 5-8.

The site contains a range of interactive activities s well as audio and video of the authors talking about their books.
http://www.ltscotland.com/storybook/#

Number time

http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/numbertime/index.shtml


 

Sebastian Swan       

The home of Sebastian Swan !!

Big books on line from Kent
http://www.sebastianswan.org.uk/

 

Sebastian and numeracy   
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/numeracy-explorer/index.html

 

Titch           

A page to support the TV program
http://www.titch.net/

 

Chateaux Meddybemps     

Lively interactive activities to support mouse control and

promote lots of talk between children and the practitioner.
http://www.meddybemps.com/


 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Children can read, play with and even e-mail the author of The Very Hungry Caterpillar.
http://www.eric-carle.com/

 

The Dr Seuss site 
  
http://www.randomhouse.com/seussville/


 

Fun with Spot

The Spot page has many traditional foundation activities on screen and interactive
http://www.funwithspot.com/house.asp?locale=UK

 

BooWakWala          

Bright, bold and cheerful activities with lots to talk about and lots of decision making but be aware that it is a shopping page too.
http://boowakwala.com

 

Enchanted Learning

Not to be missed, an enormous selection of activities and resources
http://www.enchantedlearning.com/categories/preschool.shtml

 

Early Birds Music    

Includes music for Early Years.
http://www.earlybirdsmusic.com/

 

Red Yellow Blue      

Allowing young children and those with special needs to explore colour – a delight. Part of the Access Art Site.
http://www.accessart.org.uk/colour/

 

The BoohBah site   

A wonderful site with lots of simple cause and effect activities.

Click on an object on the page and another activity opens.

Lots of mouse clicking, colour matching playing with sounds.

A spin off from television.
http://www.boohbah.com/zone.html

 

Sebran      

Colourful pictures, pleasant music and gentle games teach letters, numbers, simple math, and rudiments of reading.
http://www.aw.nu/Sebran/index_eng.asp

 

The Mouse Club

Lots of useful games activities and adult help.
http://www.themouseclub.co.uk/

 

Weather Teddy         

From the Anglia Campus site
http://www.angliacampus.com/tour/pri/geog/weathert/index.htm

 

Thomas the Tank Engine   
http://www.thomasthetankengine.com

 

Ranvilles Infant School        

Ideas and activities, including downloadable 'games', very useful
http://www.hants.gov.uk/school/ranvilles/ranvilles2/index.htm

 

Poison Rouge   
      

A wonderful site for early years children, lively and exciting with such a range of activities supporting all areas of the foundation curriculum
http://www.poissonrouge.com

 

 

Local Grids

 

Birmingham Grid            

For Learning – a good range of early years activities.
http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/4.cfm

Kent NGfL                        

Ideas for reception teachers
http://www.kented.org.uk/ngfl/earlyict/index.htm

 

Northern Grid for Learning 

http://www.northerngrid.org/ngflwebsite/eyears.htm

 

Lewisham                        
Ideas for ICT and art activities.
http://ecs.lewisham.gov.uk/intict/artactivity.htm