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Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Animal Masks to Print
Downloadable, coloured masks - Just right for playing and plays (eg assemblies)
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Billy Bear 4 Kids ks1.gif (967 bytes)
Worksheets and Writing Paper from Billy Bear 4 Kids. There are some sweet early worksheets here - a very useful blank page (with lines drawn for little children), practice patterns, a page for each letter individually and one for the whole alphabet. There is also one for numbers. Further down the page there are lots of themed blank writing pages which you could use for practice throughout the year as appropriate.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) BoohBah
Young children and their parents may already know the BoohBahs. This site has lots of fun activities for little computer-users and not a word of explanation - they have to work out what to do. "It's magic!" says the Vaultman.
CBeebies Home Page
Just what you would expect.
Children's Mathematics Network
CMN is an international, non-profit-making organisation for teachers, practitioners, students, researchers and teacher educators working with children in the birth-8 year age range. They focus on children's mathematical graphics and the meanings children make.  A fascinating site and well worth a look. (Oh, and it's a site that ICTeachers built!)
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CrickWeb Early Years Page
A great collection of online activities for children in the Foundation Stage.
Early ICT (Kent LA)
A collection of useful ICT-based activities and ideas.
First School Years
Free worksheets, flashcards and resources for Early Years, KS1 and lower KS2.

Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Fun With Spot
The website for Eric Hill's Spot. Online activities for children and a Grownups' page with links and other information. First rate!
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) ICT in the Foundation Stage (Dudley Virtual Resource Centre)
Child friendly links to online activites. There is also a useful teachers' page with lots of links.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) The Kindersite
Online games, songs and stories aimed primarily at preschool and Foundation age children. Free registration is needed to get the best out of the site, but have a look at the Directory section.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) The Mouse Club
On line activities for small people. Enjoyable.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) NAACE Primary Early Years

BAsed on the old MAPE Foundation pages this presentation looks at the way in which many of the Early Learning Goals can be addressed using Information and Communications Technology (ICT).
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Northumberland Grid for Learning
There are some useful activities for learning mouse skills here - eg design a face, dress Barnaby Bear etc.
Sebastian Swan vmstar.gif (1122 bytes)ks1.gif (967 bytes)
A literacy website designed for Reception and KS1 children and teachers by Kent LEA.  A collection of "Big Books" with supporting materials for teachers. Children can post comments on the books to Sebastian's Blog. Excellent.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Sebran
Suite of free programs for early learning. There are also links to the same author's other freeware.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Starfall
An American site based on phonics. Lots of early reading activities, stories etc.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) The Treasure Tree
Literacy and RE activities for Foundation and KS1.There are a range of traditional tales, rhymes and bible stories, as well as story starters, familiar story settings and cross curricular resources. Many of the resources are interactive, and most have supporting games/puzzles or PDF printables. There are free resources on the "Free Tasters" section, the rest are accessible through subscription (monthly, 6 mothly or yearly).
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) Underfives

This is an independent site which promotes pre-school education and provides free learning resources, practical information and help to all early years practitioners and parents. The site also has resources for use with under fives.
Bullet1.gif (148 bytes) UpToTen Free Site
online games and activities. They claim to be for children up to 10 years old but seem much more aimed at FS and KS1 age groups. Fun, though.
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Lots of phonic based early literacy stuff from the BBC.
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