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Foundation/Prep School Closure - Learning From Home Pack

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A collection of age-appropriate Foundation/Prep teaching resources and activities to help parents homeschool their children or for teachers to send home with students during unexpected school closures.

The Teach Starter team has handpicked this learning from home resource pack to include a range of resources that children can complete at home with the assistance of parents or guardians in the event of schools being closed or while homeschooling.

Included resources in this at-home learning pack for parents or guardians cover the key learning areas of English, Maths and Science, along with some additional craft and mindfulness activities – all for free!

If schools close, or if a student needs to work remotely, this pack can be sent home with children or emailed directly to parents and guardians digitally to allow for students to complete the work remotely with minimal preparation and supervision.

The pack is designed to allow non-teachers to understand and set the tasks and activities in a home environment, without requiring additional resources found in a classroom. The pack can be completed digitally on a tablet/iPad or with pen and paper when printed.

For Teachers with Students Learning from Home

Can I share this pack with parents, students and other teachers?

Of course! This pack has been created specifically to support teachers, guardians and parents with children who are learning remotely or being educated at home, so feel free to share it with others.

You can share it by copying the URL in the address bar of your browser, or by clicking on the envelope icon above to send the link to an email address. You can also download the pack and email the PDF document to parents who are educating their children at home.

Please feel free to bundle this pack with your own home learning or homeschooling activities to extend or reinforce particular concepts for your students. You may also like to add specific activities such as reading, outdoor play, fine motor skills, etc.

For Parents with Children Working from Home

How can I teach my Prep/Foundation child if their school closes?

Downloading this free resource pack will equip you with a range of activities to share with your child while their school is closed or while they are learning remotely from home.

We have provided a helpful table of contents and activity overview to ensure that non-teachers can use and deliver this pack easily. All activities are age-appropriate, can be completed in any order, and relate to work that your child has probably already experienced in the classroom.

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Hi does Foundation/Prep School also mean Kindergarten..?

Kylie Grida · Mar 23rd, 2020

Hi Kylie,

Foundation year has many names in Australia, including Prep and Kindergarten, depending on one’s location. Foundation generally equates to Kindergarten in USA and Reception in UK. It’s always best to check the content to see whether it is suitable for your students.

Paul (Teach Starter) · Mar 23rd, 2020

May I suggest lower case letters instead of upper case, as these are the focus for this age group.

Flora Toft · Mar 23rd, 2020

Hi Flora,

Thank you for your suggestion! We are keen to hear any thoughts our members have in order to make these packs, and all of our resources, as relevant as possible. If there is anything else Teach Starter can do, please don’t hesitate to let us know.

Paul (Teach Starter) · Mar 23rd, 2020

Thanks 🙂

Flora Toft · Mar 23rd, 2020

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