Reading and literacy: Home schooling resources

Local Mums recommend the best home learning resources available online

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Roald Dahl
Free resources and guided reading based on the perenially popular Roald Dahl books.

Activities, crafts, and printables bringing hours of Seuss’s best ideas to engage your child in fun-based learning.

Free public service website aimed at teaching children to read. Starfall’s emphasis on phonemic awareness, systematic sequential phonics and common sight words in conjunction with audiovisual interactivity has proved to be effective in teaching emergent readers. 

Unite for Literacy
American Association of School Librarians educational website. 

Early years reading resources, all free to use and view online. 

Storyline Online
Hundreds of books and stories read out by actors and authors.

Enjoy storytime with free online books and videos, play games, win prizes and test your knowledge in the Book Trust's book-themed quizzes and your child can even learn how to draw some of their favourite characters.

For more Local Mums Home Schooling resources, check out these pages:

Home schooling: Maths and Science
Home schooling: Arts and Crafts

Home schooling: Heritage, Arts and Culture
Home schooling: Languages

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