A variety of activities for you to enjoy with a computing focus.
A huge selection of activities for children to enjoy linked with the national curriculum. Make your own game, create a mashcam or have a go at debugging. Just login and if your teacher hasn't set you any '2Dos' have an explore.
If you are unsure what your child's login details are please contact the class teacher.
Scratch Jr (KS1)
A introduction to the world of programming language enabling children to create their own interactive stories and games.
ScratchJr is available as a free app for both iPad and Android tablets.
Scratch has a variety of different ideas for making games, music and stories. Designed to help children learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively all whilst having fun.
Please note this site requires you to sign up.
Learn to touch type with the BBC's Dance Mat Typing game.
Inside my mobile
Find out what is inside a mobile phone by building your own paper one. This paper based resource highlights the key components inside a mobile phone.
Children can use it to create their own paper mobile phone with space for components inside.
Instructions are also included for its use as a two player game, similar to beetle - throw the dice to get a component and complete your mobile phone.
Activity courtesy of https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/sci/wmg/about/outreach/technology/