RESOURCES + GAMES
Enjoy this sample collection of carefully selected resources - inspired, tried and used by Balance Creative students. There are worksheets, games, templates, interactive learning resources and more. May they benefit you too :)
If you have any questions or wish to get more help, feel free to contact Sendy.
FOR CHILDREN: Top recommended meaningful books read by Sendy - English/ESL/general learning or
FOR ADULTS: Top recommended meaningful books read by Sendy - English/ESL/general learning or
Kids' books read aloud
OUR BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS
Reference - Dictionaries & Encyclopedias
An online encyclopaedia resource for kids in grades K-12 with safe, fact-checked, age-
appropriate content for homework help and learning. Divided into three sections according to age - up to
grade 5, grades 6-8, grades 9 and up. Your school will probably have a subscription too - just ask your
Fact Monster is a free reference site for students, teachers, and parents. Get homework help and find facts on
thousands of subjects, including sports, weather, history, science, sports and geography. Also includes games,
flashcards and kids' inspirational videos.
A full-featured dictionary with entries that include pronunciations, animations, synonyms, photographs, and
word etymology. Children have the option to search at different levels. You can also explore words by topic.
Also includes puzzle solvers, glossary maker and quiz makers.
Kids Merriam-Webster dictionary, thesaurus and rhyming dictionary. Also includes "build your own
dictionary", daily buzzwords and word games.
Test your friends and yourself with your own spelling list!
Senior primary school level spelling & grammar, reading (e.g. phonics, comprehension), creative writing,
speaking and listening (e.g. communicating, debating) and types of texts (e.g. non-fiction, fiction, poems, plays,
Junior high school level reading (e.g. summarising, character, atmosphere, setting, analysis), writing (e.g. tone &
style, formal & informal writing, structure & paragraphs, writing for different purposes), speaking (e.g.
debating, arguing, drama)
Reading & Comprehension
Online comprehension worksheet
The official website of Roald Dahl, the best-selling children's author of classic books including CHARLIE AND THE
CHOCOLATE FACTORY, THE WITCHES, MATILDA. Discover stories, characters, games, quizzes, crafts, recipes.
Join the everyday ups and downs of Tracy Beaker, one of children's most popular drama series on CBBC,
adapted from the award winning Tracy Beaker books. The Story Teller allows children to play with the building
blocks of composing stories; enabling the Tracy Beaker adventures to come to life through the use of the
characters. The Pen Pal Pack is a printable kit that encourages children to use their imagination and helps put
the fun back into writing.
Printouts, crafts and writing activities that are designed to encourage and stimulate writing. The topics include
writing short essays, writing reports, using graphic organisers to organise your thoughts before writing, printing
and writing short books, write your own comic book and structure for book reports, letters...
Game - fractions including mixed fractions
11 lessons and fun games for learning and mastering fractions
Mad 4 Maths > Times Tables Games
Games focus on 3x-8x, one table at a time
Math explanations in easy language, plus puzzles, games, quizzes, worksheets and a forum. For K-12 kids,
teachers & parents.
Math Playground > Math Arcade
Games - multiplication, division, fractions, decimals, ratios, integers, addition, subtraction, money, time, counting, shapes, logic, etc.
Games - multiplication
Curriculum-aligned math role-playing game for Grades 1 - 8
LISTENING & SPEAKING
building block pictures (radicals)
- videos, character explanations, apps, cards,
Customisable Chinese writing grids & templates
Origin & development of Chinese characters