Scotland Learns

Here you will find a range of ideas and suggestions of activities to help parents, carers and practitioners support learning at home and during the recovery year. The activities are aimed at a variety of ages. The year groups next to the activities are a general guide only. Our newsletters for parents and carers and for practitioners also have additional ideas, hints and tips, and links to other useful resources.

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PUBLISHED: 23rd September 2020
Multiplying decimal fractions mentally – third and fourth level

Find some ideas to support you to design a learning activity on developing strategies when multiplying decimal fractions.

PUBLISHED: 7th October 2020
Research task – first level

This activity will encourage children to develop their questioning skills to find relevant information.

PUBLISHED: 28th October 2020
Exploring local organisations – first level

Design an activity to help children explore local organisations. You can use or adapt the activity for learners in your class while they are working remotely.

PUBLISHED: 12th August 2020
Connecting with others 2 – first level

Support children to show kindness as a way of connecting with others.

PUBLISHED: 27th May 2020
Mental and emotional wellbeing 2 - third and fourth level

This activity is designed to support young people to explore what steps they can take to maintain mental and emotional wellbeing.

PUBLISHED: 16th June 2020
What is non-fiction? – first level

Find some ideas to support you to design an activity to help children identify a range of non-fiction texts and to describe when they may have used these.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020
Summer challenge – Guess my shape

Encourage your child to ask you questions about shapes.

PUBLISHED: 14th May 2020
Helping and caring for people - early years and primary 1

In this activity, children discuss who helps and cares for people in their local community.

PUBLISHED: 3rd June 2020
Prime numbers – third and fourth level

Below you will find some ideas to support you to design an activity on prime numbers which you can use or adapt for learners in your class while they are working remotely.

PUBLISHED: 17th June 2020
Create a reading den - early years and primary

This activity encourages your child to create a space in which to enjoy a book or story, and take some time to read.