The Magic Key

The magic key is a BBC website with range of online games that require students to make sentences, chose description words carefully, describe monsters and many more activities. I love using this with my NAP English students would also be perfect for Primary students.  icon-desktop Click here


Ideal Resources

This site provides schools with simple and easy to use resources.  This used to run from CD Rom and now it run ‘in the cloud’.  All you have to do is sign up for one of the packages and away you go! You can create folders of activities, organise them into programs and learning pathways […]


IBoard Player

A whole host of free, online IWB resources and games. Subscribers to this TES (Times Educational Supplement) website gain access to extra resources but there are a fair few available without signing up. Subscription to IBoard’s full capability comes at a small cost. Organised into three age groups and searchable by subject, this British site is […]

Learning TOday

Learning Today

The link below will take you to all of the free resources found at Learning Today.  These cover Maths, Reading, Podcasts and contain printable resources as well as flash cards.  

Jing Screencast software


By the same company who created “snag it”, Jing allows you to create screen casts of your computer.  Great for making how-to videos and it’s completely free. It will allow you to screen grab parts of your screen and paste them into documents (Bring up your e-textbook,  take a snap shot, place it into your […]


Primary Games

This site contains interactive games on a range of Primary based subject.  They are easily embedded into your virtual learning environments as well as your flipchart, notebook or easiteach files. icon-desktop Click here


One of my all time favourites! allows you to create free educational games, activities and diagrams in a Flash! Host them on your own blog, website or intranet! No signup, no passwords, no charge! Not so good on iPads but perfect for virtual learning environments and IWBs. My favorite tool is the “Random Name […]

Literacy Zone Online Talking Books

Literacy Zone – Interactive Story Books

This page contains both talking big books and ones you can all read together on your IWB.  A collection of links created by Woodlands Junior School, Kent (UK).  A very helpful set of resources! icon-desktop  Click here

Sebastian Swan - Literacy Big Books

Sebastian Swan

This site contains 9 different ‘big book’ stories which can be displayed on your IWB.  With links to numeracy and literacy,  each one has a different Early Years learning focus.   These focus include: Introducing children to CVC’s words Who eats who in the lake? Signs of spring Autumnal changes The life cycle of swans  icon-desktop  click […]