Improve your computer skills with these links to ICT resources. Suitable for ages 5-11 years, KS1, KS2 and elementary grades 1-6. Learn how to navigate, data handling, effective searching and internet safety with this selection of lesson plans, printable and interactive activities. Perfect for teachers to use in the classroom or parents wanting to help their child gain essential computer knowledge.
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Cheese Sniffer Interactive
An ICT game to support directional and ICT skills. Played in pairs or as a group game (ask one player to instruct two others at the board) - using the commands: up, down, left, right. Encourage students to mental planning of routes to the nearest cheeses.
Computer Room Lesson Plan
Mike Fleetham has done a brilliant job in writing a scheme of work for introducing children to computers, also has pdf with the main vocabulary which the scheme aims to introduce.
Train Tracker Interactive
Make your own train set using different track pieces, then watch the train go round. Join up the ends of your track so the train goes round and round. You can even make figure-of-eight loops using the “crossroads” piece. A great little modelling tool, which can also be used for cause & effect play. Registration required but resources are free to use.
Bobby's Busy Bakery Interactive
Welcome to Bobby's Busy Bakery. Would you like to decorate cakes or help us arrange our window display? Both jobs are lots of fun and you can move things around until they look just right to you. Improve your mouse skills with this fun game.
The Smart Crew Video
The SMART Adventure illustrates Childnet's SMART rules and includes a real life SMART Crew of young people who guide the cartoon characters in their quest and help them make smart online decisions.
Wise Kids Text
A list of links to search engines for kids and families. The site has lots of other information and links about internet safety.