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Home Learning - September 2021

Home Learning Ideas

We've pulled together some resources, video links and websites to give you some ideas to continue learning at home if your child is self-isolating. Class teachers will contact you regularly with updates.

Making sensory boxes: https://www.ot-mom-learning-activities.com/sensory-box.html

Sensory play ideas: https://www.learning4kids.net/list-of-sensory-play-ideas/

BBC Bitesize SEND: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/articles/zh9v382

Oak Academy SEND lessons: https://classroom.thenational.academy/specialist

Scholastic: https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome/grades-prek-k.html

GoNoodle (movement, dance and mildfullness): https://www.gonoodle.com/good-energy-at-home-kids-games-and-videos

Resources from Play Scotland: https://www.playscotland.org/play-scotland-home-play-pack/ 

Some of the Youtube Videos we use in school can be accessed here: Video Links for Home Learning.docx

Physical sessions for wheelchair users: https://www.wheelpower.org.uk/resources/wheelpower-workouts-for-young-people

Sensory Play: https://porch.com/advice/sensory-play-using-household-items.


Conductive Education 

Autism Specific Help

Please see the following blog post from Marie Howley which aims to support families with children and young people with Autism at home during the coronavirus pandemic: https://autismlearningblogaddress.blogspot.com/

Here are some more ideas of things to help at home. Class teachers will be keeping in touch via email throughout this difficult time.


Wellbeing Resouces 

Partnership for Children have developed a set of wellbeing activities for parents, carers and teachers to support children's mental wellbeing during lockdown. They are designed to help children explore their feelings and find positive coping strategies to deal with Covid-19. This weeks resources include the worry jar, dealing with change, staying connected and ways to feel better. These can be accessed via their website: https://www.partnershipforchildren.org.uk/what-we-do/childrens-wellbeing-activities-for-teaching-staff-and-families.html




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