Have you ever tried using Google with Year 1? The problem is that google is the gateway to the world and the world is a big place. There’s an awful lot of it out there. Add in the children’s lower reading ages and it can be a nightmare. So what do you do? You use the infant encyclopedia.
This was created by Simon Haughton (@simonhaughton) and can be found by clicking the image below:
The site covers loads of topics that are traditionally taught in KS1 and it provides information, activities and videos to help the children out. The information provided is also available as audio to help the less-able readers.
A lot of the activities are made using 2Do It Yourself or are free Purple Mash activities so they are simple and very easy to use.A lot of the activities are made using 2Do It Yourself or are free Purple Mash activities so they are simple and very easy to use. The videos tend to be from the BBC.
All in all, this is a fantastic resource for KS1 children to get used to searching the internet, albeit a small portion of the internet!