Home School and Home Education Resources

Home School and Home Education Resources

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You may now understand Home Schooling and Education better and have decided on the approache to Home Schooling and Education you want to take. We have compiled a list of resources and links to make your home educating journey even easier.

  1. General
  2. Early Years
  3. English Reading
  4. Maths
  5. Science
  6. Geography
  7. History
  8. ART
  9. IT, Computing and Tech
  10. Islamic Resources
  11. American Resources but still useful
  12. YouTube Channels


BBC Bitesize – Learning materials for all school ages

Top Marks – free primary resources and games with amazing links to other FREE resources for all ages.

Primary Resources – Free lesson plans, activity ideas, and resources for teaching primary children

Open Learn – Free learning from the Open University. There are some amazing free resources here for children aged 13 and over.

Have Fun Teaching – free resources and worksheets for primary school children.

Khan Academy – offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace. Covering maths, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more.

Moby Max – Moby Learning includes 27 complete subjects covering all grades between kindergarten and eighth grade. They were also the most awarded edtech company in 2018, earning 49 industry awards.

BrainPop – Homeschool subscription

Hamilton Trust | Lesson Plans for Primary Teachers | Hamilton Trust (hamilton-trust.org.uk)

Twinkl – Huge only library of resources

Teacher’s Pet – High Quality, Downloadable Primary Classroom Resources

Rock Your Homeschool – 100s Homeschool Fun Activities

Classroom Secrets – Lesson Slides

Khan Academy Kids – Free, fun educational app for young kids

Free primary and secondary school teaching resources – BBC Teach

Online Puzzlemaker | Create Your Own Puzzle | Discovery Education Puzzlemaker

Primary and secondary teaching resources for EYFS, KS1 and KS2 | Teachit Primary

Best Free Homeschool Printables (Over 250 Worksheets) (homeschoolof1.com)

Home Learning – Supporting children’s learning outside the classroom – Scholastic Shop

IXL | Maths and English Practice

Free Downloadable Activity Sheets for Kids | Learning Resources

Teaching resources | Centre for Literacy in Primary Education (clpe.org.uk)

Resources | Primary (stem.org.uk)

KNOW | Learn. Teach. KNOW. (kn-ow.com)

Home Education Residential Trip | High Adventure

Hands on vocational learning opportunities for home educated children. Using the Plumb Learning Method. (homeedinstitute.org)

Activities – Woodland Trust (treetoolsforschools.org.uk)

sofatutor.com – improve your grades while having fun

ABCmouse: Educational Games, Books, Puzzles & Songs for Kids & Toddlers

Curriculum | The Olive School, Hackney | Part of Star Academies (olivehackney.com)

Home | Rainbow Resource Center

Learning Library | PrimaryLearning.org

My Printables – Umm Assad Home School

Children’s books for all ages | Usborne | Be Curious

Plan Your Homeschool Archives – Cornerstone Confessions

The UK’s Favourite Educational Books | CGP Books

Home (structuredhomelearning.com)

How to Prepare a Montessori Toddler Environment at Home (livingmontessorinow.com)


Home – Confessions of a Homeschooler

Hands on vocational learning opportunities for home educated children. Using the Plumb Learning Method. (homeedinstitute.org)

Early Years

EYFS Home Page (maths.org)

Brightest Beginning – Brightest Beginning by Emma Hubbard

Home | Redhill Primary School – One of the best schools in the UK

Early Years – Umm Assad Home School

English Reading

Home of English Grammar – Free Guide (Updated for 2023)

Progressive Phonics – is an all-in-one reading program that is easy and FUN.  You can also print readers and handwriting sheets to go with the lessons.

Teaching Tools – FreeReading

Reading Bear: free phonics & vocabulary…learn to read for free!

Sight Words: Teach Your Child to Read

PhonicsPlay – Excellent Phonic resources

Teach Your Monster – Free Phonics, Reading and Mathematics Games

Oxford Owl for School and Home

ABC Fast Phonics with cartoons and sound. Fun for kids or adults.

50,000+ Free eBooks in the Genres you Love | Manybooks

National Literacy Trust | UK Literacy Charity

DfE Validated Scheme And Ofsted-Ready (monsterphonics.com)

Children Learning Reading Phonics Foundations Program

Learning to Read for Kids | Learn to Read with Phonics | Free Trial – Reading Eggs

Sight Words Flash Cards | Sight Words: Teach Your Child to Read

All About Reading – Official Site | Homeschool Reading Program (allaboutlearningpress.com)

As the leading synthetic phonics publishers, and the most experienced, we offer a 7-year programme that takes children beyond phonics. (jollylearning.co.uk)


Math Worksheets Land – For All Grade Levels

Math Worksheets you will WANT to Print! | edHelper.com

Study math for free – Mathplanet

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations (colorado.edu)


Maths Chase – Times Tables Games – Fun Maths Tests

Maths Genie – Free Online GCSE and A Level Maths Revision

HomePage – FREE help & support for Key Stage 2 Maths (myminimaths.co.uk)

Corbettmaths – Videos, worksheets, 5-a-day and much more

XtraMath – 10 minutes a day for math fact fluency

Mathletics United Kingdom | Empowering Maths Learning Online


Home – SchoolScience.co.uk

Mystery Doug

Home | NOAA SciJinks – All About Weather

OLogy: Science Website for Kids | American Museum of Natural History (amnh.org)

National Geographic Kids

PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations (colorado.edu)

NASA’s Eyes

Anatomy Arcade – Games Skeletal

47 Best Free Science Worksheets For Elementary Grades (homeschoolof1.com)

Browse K-12 STEM Curriculum – TeachEngineering

Interactive Periodic Table of the Elements, in Pictures and Words (wlonk.com)

Free Science Experiments – 101 Sublime Science Experiments

Search | MIT OpenCourseWare | Free Online Course Materials

Mystery Science: Lessons for elementary teachers

DIY – Where every kid is a creator!


100 Geography Lessons Series: Year 1-2Year 3-4Year 5-6

Where in the World is Barnaby Bear?



National Geographic Education

National Geographic Kids

Teachit Geography

Geography Awareness Week

World Geography Printables

We We Live (Introducing Geography)

Where I live Activity

Discover The World

Google Maps

Easy Geography For kids


100 History Lessons (Year 1-6)

1001 Islamic Inventions and Facts from Islamic Civilization (for kids)

1001 Inventions of Muslim Civilization

School History

Mr Allsop History (includes revision)

History Resource Cupboard

Best History Sites

Teachit History

BBC Learning History

History for Kids – Fun Facts and Social Studies


Art For Kids Hub – Art Lessons – How To Draw For Kids

IT, Computing and Tech

Discovering Coding

Learn to type

Code.Org – Learn to Code

Islamic Resources

Noor Kids | Islamic Stories for Kids | Noor Kids

Quran Facts, Worksheets, Basics, Orgaquran, Style & Themes For Kids (kidskonnect.com)

Raising Young Scholars (raising-scholars.com)

Iman’s Home-School (imanshomeschool.blogspot.com)

Lunar Learners

ilmspire – Academic Excellence, Spiritual Awareness

Mindful Muslim Reader | Books Worth Reading

Small Steps to Allah – Ready to take small steps to please Allah?

myDeen | Islamic Magazine for Children – Engage, Inspire, Grow

Little Hibba

Islamic Curriculum and Syllabus – Safar Publications

Ghazali Children’s Project » Home

Buy Islamic Children’s Books, Stories, Games, and Toys (learningroots.com)

The Resources of Islamic Homeschool in the UK (rahmahmuslimhomeschool.co.uk)

American Resources but still useful

Easy Peasy – All in one for American schooling

Core Knowledge – this includes lessons plans for American schooling

Little House Kindergarten – this is a full kindergarten around the World curriculum that includes nature study, maths, health, art, music, and English. This is a pay what you can curriculum, including paying zero.

PreKinders – preschool lessons, activities, and printables

Soft Schools – provides free math worksheets, free math games, grammar quizzes, free phonics worksheets, and games. Worksheets and games are organized by grades and topics.

Ambleside Online – a free curriculum for home school, designed to follow the Charlotte Mason method.

CK-12 – books, lessons, and interactive videos covering all subjects

YouTube Channels

Homeschool Pop – YouTube

KLT – YouTube

thebrainscoop – YouTube

The GEOfocus Channel – YouTube

Free School – YouTube

Numberjacks – YouTube

Alphablocks – YouTube

Mr T’s Phonics – YouTube

CrashCourse – YouTube

Operation Ouch – YouTube

Peekaboo Kidz – YouTube

SciShow Kids – YouTube

Science Channel – YouTube

Mike Likes Science – YouTube

Science Max – YouTube

Crash Course Kids – YouTube

Nat Geo Kids – YouTube

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