Reading

  • ANY QUESTIONS ?
    A NZ site that lets children ask expert librarians ask questions they want to know the answers to between the time of 1.00 pm and 6.00 pm during the school term.
  • TE ARA  - ENCYCLOPAEDIA of NEW ZEALAND
    Lots of information for children about New Zealand and kiwiana
  • NEW ZEALAND HISTORY ONLINE
    A great site for Years 4 to 6 students. Easy to find interesting information on topics about NZ history e.g. ANZAC day, Wahine disaster etc. It has a calendar of NZ history. A m ust site for every family to find out more about our heritage.
  • STUFF   -  CURRENT AFFAIRS
    Keep up to date with the latest news, sportsnews, weather and lots more !
  • KIDS NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC
    Lots of colourful fun interactive activities to help children learn about plants, animals and countries.
  • TIME MAGAZINE FOR KIDS
    A weekly magazine published by Time Inc full of activities and study helps for kids.
  • Sunshine Classics - READING
    Access to readers like in the classroom. Simple, interactive, fun and motivating practise tasks available. Sends information on what students have done to classroom teacher. Contact class teacher for login.
  • Epic
    Digital Library of books including audio books
  • Story Time
    Lots of great read a louds to listen to with your children.
  • David Walliams
    Daily release of a chapter from one of David Walliams collection of books
  • Oxford Owl
    Free resources to support learning at home
    Advice and support for parents
    Educational activities and games
    Free eBook library for 3- to 11-year-olds
    Requires registration (free, parents can do)
  • Wonderopolis
    Science, Tech, Social Sciences etc,
    Exploring and answering questions children might have about the world around them.

    Articles about these subjects for children to read. There is a reader function for children who can’t read themselves, which reads the articles aloud for them. Otherwise probably Year 3+
  • Harry Potter at Home
    We know that everyone is trying to keep safe at home at the moment and so, with J.K. Rowling and our friends at Audible, Bloomsbury, OverDrive, Pottermore Publishing and Scholastic, we are delighted to introduce Harry Potter At Home to help children, parents, carers and teachers add a touch of Harry Potter magic to our new daily lives.
  • Phonics Play
    Free access to a series of phonics games and activities
  • Guardians of the Natural Worlds
    Education resource from Te Awamutu LEOTC.
    Lots of interesting facts and information followed up with some activities.
  • Reading Challenge
    We launched the Stay Home Book Club, an online reading challenge for children aged 5-14ish. Inspired by our summer reading challenge, this one is all about reading, re-reading and listening to audio stories. To play, children choose a bird-team and start logging the books and stories they read or listen to.

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