Activities you can do with your child at home to help develop their skills.

  • Reading Material: books, magazines, newspapers
  • Board Games/Family Games: Scrabble, Hangman, Pictionary
  • Journal – Diary entries and/or recounts
  • Blogging
  • Reading Online: Lexile’s
  • Dictionary and Thesaurus – definitions and synonyms
  • Dinner conversation
  • Dotted Thirds paper – handwriting
  • Bedtime reading
  • Cooking – writing recipes
Other Useful Links
  • Storyline Online – A collection of quality books read aloud to students.
  • ReadWorks – for Upper Primary.
  • Mims Audiobook – Free during COVID-19. You can select audio or ebooks for free.
  • BTN – Under Teachers there are Resources with a complete package including discussion questions, transcripts and activities. These are downloadable in Word or as a PDF.
  • The SQUIZ Kids – A news podcast for 8-12yos. In just a few minutes, we give kids (and their adults) a rundown on the big news events delivered free of opinion, and with positivity and humour. Designed to slip easily into families’ morning routines, a new episode will drop at 7am each weekday.
  • ABC Reading Eggs – 2 weeks free access.
  • Star Fall – Free resources for use at home.