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Fun and educational websites to assist your child
The internet offers a range of engaging educational websites to help children strengthen and consolidate their literacy, numeracy, science, history, geography and other knowledge.
Parents can work with their children to extend their understanding of concepts or simply spend time completing fun, interactive activities with them.
Apart from the resources available through the Learning Place (Education Queensland's eLearning environment) below is a list of independent websites you may wish to explore to support your child's learning.
Websites to assist your child with literacy
Read Write Think Parent Resources
Area: ENGLISH - reading and writing
Age group: Prep-12
Synopsis: Engaging ways to introduce children to reading or to encourage them to write. Provides age-appropriate book suggestions and rainy day activities. The site is fun, educational, and easy to use outside of school. Published by the International Reading Association.
Websites to assit your child with numeracy
XP Maths
Area: MATHS - general
Age group: primary
Synopsis: XP Math is a good place to find maths games, maths videos, maths worksheets, and maths e-books. The games section of XP Math offers games for basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and probability. Create an account on XP Math and you can keep track of your scores.
Smart Kiddies
Area: MATHS - general
Age group: lower and middle primary
Synopsis: This site is free for teachers and students, however parents pay a subscription fee. There is a free trial period of 30 days on registration. Smart Kiddies is based on the Australian Curriculum, aiming to make maths fun and challenging.