Staying Safe Online
During school closures, children may spend more time on the internet. To help you to feel confident that your children are using the internet safely, we have shared websites and activities, below, for parents and children.
The following websites and resources have been recommended by the Cambridgeshire ICT Service. All of the activities are free for you to try at home and support children's learning of computer science and programming.
Hour of Code activities – free online activities for different age groups, each designed to take around an hour and needing minimum adult input! https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn. Popular examples include Coding with Frozen’s Anna and Elsa, Minecraft Designer, Star Wars themed activities and Make your own Google Doodle (Scratch) but there are many more!
Barefoot Computing: free resources for adults to learn about computer science concepts with lesson plans and resources - www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning
Blockly - Learn computer programming skills - fun and free. https://blockly.games
Code.org ‘courses’ – sequences of progressive online games and puzzles to teach programming concepts - https://code.org/student/elementary For more guidance on using code.org for home learning, click here: https://code.org/athome
Please note that Cambridgeshire County Council is not responsible for the content of external websites.