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Below you will find a number of computing resources to help with learning at home. If you click on the picture links in the left hand column, it will take you to the website.


I have also added the Computing (whole-year) knowledge organiser for Reception.

 Computing at home - Websites 

Thinkuknow is an education programme and free resource with advice, games and activities for helping children to stay safe online.

Barefoot computing includes 'learning together activities', 'mini missions', and projects and interactive learning games all based around Computational Thinking and skills. There are downloadable resources, worksheets and activities which are all absolutely free.

Computational Thinking - learning to solve problems, with or without a computer. These problem solving skills not only support the computing curriculum in primary school, but also play a part in other subjects, from maths to PE, and can even be applied in everyday life!

STEM has a range of tutorials, activities and games for Scratch and Programming, E-Safety and online safety, and using mobile phones and technology safely. 
Digital Eagles: Code Playground Live (Barclays) is a brilliant Youtube Video Channel which has lots of videos to help you learn all about Programming and Coding. 
Teach Computing has various Computing Home Learning Resources including home projects, downloadable activities and games based on Online Safety, Programming and Coding, and Computational Thinking.
ProProfs allows you to make your own online games. Here you can make your own crosswords, word searches, hangman games and jigsaw games. 



 Computing - Bee-bots     

The Bee-Bot app is a coding app for children. It introduces children to coding and programming. The Bee Bot game is free to download.
Terrapin - tools for thinking has a Bee-bot emulator. Here you can program the bee-bot to navigate around your chosen mat. There a number of mat choices in the drop down menu, e.g. alphabet (as seen), cvc words etc. Enjoy! smiley
Scratch has a number of Bee-bot programming games to play on a computer/iPad/tablet.


 Computing at home - Activities 

 Reception knowledge organiser - Computing