KS2 Computing

KS2 Computing
 
 
KS2 Online Safety
 
 
Use the link below for to watch the Play Like Share videos about online safety. The videos are a good way to start a conversation about how to stay safe online. Remember to always supervise your children when they are using the internet.
 
KS2 Computer Science
 
Use the link below for a guide to KS2 computer science -
Links and Ideas -
 
  • Make a video/diary on your phone and send, with your parent's help, it to a friend or relative.
  • Write a story, act it out with your family and record it. EXT - edit it using a smartphone app.
  • Find letters around your house. Take photos of them and spell out your name.
  • Minecraft Hour of Code
  • Use the link below to Use blocks of code to take Steve or Alex on an adventure through this Minecraft world.
  • Scratch
  • Use the link to access the Scratch website. Scratch is a free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations. The link takes you to a tutorial which is a good place to start.
Links and Games
 
Mini missions
 
Quick, easy to do mini activities to get children practising their computational thinking skills. Split into the six computational thinking concepts it’s easy to discover new ways to introduce and reinforce learning from school and at home.
 
 
Interactive learning games
Online games for children to explore. These fun activities apply computational thinking concepts to promote learning while playing.
 
 
Also here are a few more online safety activities from CEOP's Thinkuknow site - 
 
 
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