Additional Websites - Primary

Created on: 17 Apr 2020 | Last modified: 11 Apr 2024

Education Scotland has developed a range of resources and supports for teachers to support blended and remote learning.

These resources can be accessed here -

Members may also find the following websites helpful in sourcing appropriate resources to engage children and young people in learning at this time.


Young Boy Reading


Health and Wellbeing

Food and Technology

Girl with crate of vegetables


  • - Steve Lenton giving us some great draw-a-long ideas linked to characters in books for primary school children.

  • - daily art activities at 10am every day from Claire Powell, a children’s books illustrator -activities are on Instagram or Twitter so will need an adult to engage.

  • - Pippa Pixley is an author-illustrator and she provides draw-a-long and paint-a-long sessions suitable for primary school children.

Expressive Arts

A keyboard and a flute

Languages (1+2)


  • Children's Parliament wants to celebrate making rights real for children across Scotland as we see the incorporation of UNCRC into Scots Law. They have published a virtual Party Bag - UNCRC Party Bag - Children's Parliament. They are asking people to host a party during the week of March 15th using their Party Bag as a starting point. In the Party Bag there is a selection of activities including ideas from Starcatchers and Together to get people singing, dancing, and having fun.

Learning for Sustainability. 

  • STEM Nation: AimHi virtual lessons - Click here to book now:

    • 20th Jan – 7pm – Understand the climate crisis in 45 minutes.

    • 27th Jan – 7pm – What’s the future of our food and farms?

    • 3rd Feb – 7pm – Rewilding: should Scotland bring back wolves and lynx cats?

Additional Support Needs.

Education Scotland has produced resources to support learners with complex additional support needs and they can be accessed here.


Note in relation to the use of online resources

Where online resources have been referenced, access to the resource is currently free.  In some cases, this may be for a limited period and members should monitor their engagement on this basis. All online references have been selected on an illustrative basis for the relevant potential learning activities.  There may be other websites and platforms which will provide similar activities.  In referencing these websites, the EIS does not endorse any advertisements shown on the page, the views of those presenting or the wider content of the website.