Kids’ Zone

Welcome to the Kids’ Zone. Here you can find lots of online, interactive games and activities to do at home, that will help children build upon the work they do at school as well as being lots of fun!

We also have a whole range of bedtime stories, told by the Kelvin Grove team. Why not share one tonight?

We encourage all pupils who want to apply their knowledge and understanding beyond the classroom to use the following links.  These website will support all children in practising what they have learnt, as well as challenging them.

Nursery and Reception

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

Many games often recognised by children from their favourite programmes.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources

Free phase 1 and 2 phonic games.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

https://www.funwithspot.com

Have lots of fun with Spot! Try even creating your own Spot story. 

https://www.ictgames.com

Lots of Maths and English games.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

All sorts of games and activities!

KS1

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/z3g4d2p

A whole host of different subjects and things to discover.

https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/resources

Free phase 3, 4 and 5 phonic games.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

https://play.numbots.com/#/account/search-school

You should have your password- if not contact your teacher! Great for early maths skills. Type in Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Practise your times tables and become a Rock Hero! You should have your password. If not contact your class teacher. Type in Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead.

https://spellingframe.co.uk

Choose a spelling rule you are learning then choose to either practise the spelling by playing fun games or take a test with those words.

https://www.phonicsbloom.com

Full phonic games across all phases.

https://www.ictgames.com

Lots of Maths and English games.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

All sorts of games and activities!

KS2

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/levels/zbr9wmn

A whole host of different subjects and things to discover.

https://ukhosted24.renlearn.co.uk/1894786/Public/RPM/Login/Login.aspx?srcID=s

Take a quiz linked to your Accelerated reader book. Don’t forget to log your quiz result in your log book.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk

Interactive books and reading activities to share with your child at home.

https://mathsframe.co.uk

All sorts of maths games!

https://play.ttrockstars.com/auth/school/student

Practise your times tables and become a Rock Hero! You should have your password. If not contact your class teacher. Type in Kelvin Grove Primary School, Gateshead.

https://spellingframe.co.uk

Choose a spelling rule you are learning then choose to either practise the spelling by playing fun games or take a test with those words.

http://mail.kidrex.org

A safe, child friendly search engine for any interent research.

https://www.ictgames.com

Lots of Maths and English games.

https://www.topmarks.co.uk

All sorts of games and activities!

Bedtime Stories

Perfectly Norman

Norman is very surprised to have wings suddenly – and he has the most fun ever trying them out high in the sky. But then he has to go in for dinner. What will his parents think? What will everyone else think? Norman feels the safest plan is to cover his wings with a big coat.

But hiding the thing that makes you different proves tricky and upsetting. Can Norman ever truly be himself?

 

 

Ruby’s Worry

Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it’s not such a big worry, and that’s all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day and it makes Ruby sad. How can Ruby get rid of it and feel like herself again?

Lubna and the Pebble

In an unforgettable story that subtly addresses the refugee crisis, a young girl must decide if friendship means giving up the one item that gives her comfort during a time of utter uncertainty.

The Runaway Pea

It’s time for tea, but one pesky pea has decided to ping himself off the plate in search of a party!

The rogue pea shoots, flings and bounces across the kitchen as he embarks on his perilous adventure – but will he find the fun he is looking for or is the kitchen a scarier place than he thought?

Don’t Call Me Sweet!

Everyone thinks that little monsters are cute and cuddly, but this monster’s grumpy and grouchy. Honest! He does REAL monster stuff, like stomping around and eating squishy, squelchy food like bug eye stew. He’s brave, too – he’s not scared of ANYTHING. Not even big, hairy ogres . . .

. . . Wait, is that a big, hairy ogre? HELP!

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone- Chapter 1

Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. Addressed in green ink on yellowish parchment with a purple seal, they are swiftly confiscated by his grisly aunt and uncle. Then, on Harry’s eleventh birthday, a great beetle-eyed giant of a man called Rubeus Hagrid bursts in with some astonishing news: Harry Potter is a wizard, and he has a place at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. An incredible adventure is about to begin!

 

 

Billywise

From a mole-black hole in the oldest oak, deep in the heart of the fern-brushed wood. In this poetic and atmospheric text, the first faltering steps of a little owl chick are depicted, from the struggle out of the egg, to the final exhilarating first swoop of flight.

Where’s My Teddy

Little Eddy loses his toy bear and has to go looking for him in the dark, horrible woods – where he’s in for a gigantic surprise.

Odd Dog Out

For busy dogs
A busy day
Of busy work
And busy play…

But one dog doesn’t quite fit in. It’s lonely being the odd dog out. She’s willing to go to the other side of the world to look for her place in it… but it might take a different kind of journey for her to realise that maybe where she’s meant to be is right back where she started…

You Must Bring a Hat

The only rule for attending this party is . . . you MUST bring a hat. But what if you don’t own a hat? Will bringing a monkey wearing a hat be enough

Rain Before Rainbows

In the midst of rain, rainbows can be hard to see. But with courage and the help of good friends, there is always a way out of darkness.
A girl and her companion fox travel together from a place of loss and despair, through uncertain times, towards the hope of colour, light and life. Along the way, they find friends to guide and support them. Together, they build a glorious future and discover there is a way out of the darkness, into the light of the rainbow.

Supertato

Meet Supertato! He’s always there for you when the chips are down. He’s the superhero with eyes everywhere – but now there’s a pea on the loose. A very, very naughty pea. Has Supertato finally met his match?

Oi Frog!

Cats sit on mats, hares sit on chairs, mules sit on stools and gophers sit on sofas. But Frog does not want to sit on a log. Jam-packed with animals and silliness, this original rhyming story is guaranteed to get children giggling!

Beautiful Oops

Every mistake can lead to a beautiful new adventure…

Jumblebum

A funny story… all about the importance of tidying up. Johnny thinks that his room has its own special style. But his mum thinks his room is… a MESS! Johnny doesn’t care… until all the chaos attracts the terrible Jumblebum Beast. Will Johnny end up in the Jumblebum’s tum – or can his secret plan save the day?

The Smartest Giant in Town

George wished he wasn’t the scruffiest giant in town. So when he sees a new shop selling giant-sized clothes, he decides it’s time for a new look: smart trousers, smart shirt, stripy tie, shiny shoes. Now he’s the smartest giant in town . . . until he bumps into some animals who desperately need his help – and his clothes!

Ravi’s Roar

Most of the time Ravi can control his temper but, one day, he lets out the tiger within . Being a tiger is great fun at first – tigers can do ANYTHING they want! But who wants to play with a growling, roaring, noisy, wild tiger who won’t share or play nicely? Ravi is about to discover something very important about expressing his feelings and making amends.

Leah’s Star

Bethlehem has never been so busy! Leah, the innkeepers daughter is rushed off her feet. Then in the starlight miracles begin…

https://www.facebook.com/1660814134160077/videos/1033137983832141

 

No Matter What

A little fox is in a big bad mood, and is worried that its mother won’t love it forever.

Midnight Ninja

Everyone is tucked up in bed, except for Midnight Ninja and his sidekick Ginger. The ninja emergency bell has rung and they’re off on a secret mission. There’s no time for these heroes to sleep until they’ve solved the mystery of the missing socks.

The Bear and the Piano

One day, a young bear stumbles upon something he has never seen before in the forest. As time passes, he teaches himself how to play the strange instrument, and eventually the beautiful sounds are heard by a father and son who are picnicking in the woods. The bear goes with them on an incredible journey to New York, where his piano playing makes him a huge star. He has fame, fortune and all the music in the world, but he misses the friends and family he has left behind.

 

 

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus!

When a bus driver takes a break in this hilarious Caldecott Honor-winning picture book, he gives the reader just one instruction: “Don’t let the pigeon drive the bus!” But, boy, that pigeon tries every trick in the book to get in that driving seat: he whines, wheedles, fibs and flatters. Will you let him drive?

Monkey Puzzle

Where is Monkey’s mummy? It’s not too much fun being lost in the jungle, and little monkey wants his mum. Kindly butterfly is keen to help, but they don’t seem to be having much luck and keep finding the wrong animals! But eventually, they find . . . Dad! It’s just as well that he knows exactly where mum is, and she’s waiting with a well-deserved cuddle.

Hoot!

It’s the middle of the night when Hoot, a small woolly owl, wakes the toys with a ghostly Whooo! After an excting night-time adventure, Hoot has a special surprise for Little Bear and his friends.

 

How to Grow a Dinosaur

Albie is about to have the craziest, most amazing adventure ever in this action-packed sequal to the bestselling Supermarket Zoo. Gardening has never been so fun! Take one packet of Dinosaur seeds, sprinkle over vegetable patch, and water then all you have to do is wait, but RUNNNNNN dinosaurs are on the loose.

Dirty Beasts

Dirty Beasts is a collection of hilarious animal rhymes from the World’s NUMBER ONE Storyteller!

 

Peace at Last

With a snoring Mrs Bear, an excitable Baby Bear and a house full of tapping and dripping and ticking, peace is hard to come by – will Mr Bear ever get a decent night’s sleep?

 

Alien School

When, one morning, Mum calls Albie for school, he really doesn’t want to go, He’s too busy playing space rescues with his toys. But, when Albie steps into the playground, he quickly realizes that this isn’t any old school. It’s Alien School and there’s a big, shaggy alien heading in his direction!

Beegu

Beegu is not supposed to be on Earth. She is lost. She is a friendly little creature, but the Earth People don’t seem very welcoming at all. However, so far she has only met the BIG ones. The little ones are a different matter . . .

 

There’s an Elf in your Book

GOLLY GUMDROPS . . . A LITTLE ELF HAS FOUND THEIR WAY INTO YOUR BOOK!
What does Elf want?
Oh! Just to see if you’ve been naughty or nice this year!
Elf will ask you a few simple questions to find out. And surely there won’t be any tricks to try and get you to be naughty . . . will there?

 

The Diddle that Dummed

Flinty Bo Diddle is writing a tune for his fiddle. All his diddles have lined up nicely – except for one who keeps going DUM, right in the middle! No matter what he tries he just can’t get this diddle to diddle like it’s supposed to!

 

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