TVO Digital Resources: Primary Learners

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    Primary Learners (Grades 1 – 3)

     

    TVO ignites a child's potential through learning and interactive play that supports the Ontario school curriculum. Find educational resources supporting Language, Mathematics, Science and Technology, The Arts and Health and Physical Education.

     

    These resources are best experienced on a laptop or desktop computer.

     

    Newly Added Resources:

     

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    Artbot Lite allows students to draw, paint, and create anywhere they go.

    Supports: The Arts - demonstrate an understanding of a variety of visual art forms.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/artbotlite (game)

    Available On: app.

    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010castle constructor 150x100.jpg

    Castle Constructor lets students build a medieval castle, then print it out and put it together.

    Supports: The Arts - apply the creative process to produce a variety of two- and three-dimensional art works.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/castleconstructor (game)

    Available On: desktop and mobile.

     

     

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    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010flower frenzy 150x100.jpg

    Flower Frenzy helps strengthen observation skills while matching sequences.

    Supports: Mathematics – patterning and relationships.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/flowerfrenzy (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    Giver Playzelle tests students' puzzle making skills by arranging the playground items to match the given design.

    Supports: Science – understanding structures and mechanisms.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/giverplayzelle (game)

    Available On: app.

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    New%2Bgraphic.jpg?a=1431536739010odd squad blob chase 150x100.jpg

    Odd Squad Blob Chase is an adventurous task because the big blue blob has escaped from its container and students need to find it!

    Supports: Mathematics – problem solving, adding, subtracting.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/oddsquadblobchase (game)

    Available On: app.

     

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    Language

     

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    Bump-A-Word is a single or 2 player game where learners drive over the word that best describes the image.

    Supports: Language — descriptive writing, reading comprehension and vocabulary skills.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/tumbletownbumpaword (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Hop, Frog, Hop! gets kids to follow a frog’s hops on the lily pads.

    Supports: Language and Mathematics — working memory skills contributing to literacy, math and executive functioning.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/hopfroghop (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    making%2Bstuff.jpg?a=1446588427520

    Making Stuff is an interactive way of learning how things are made.

    Supports: Music and Language — understanding basic assembly lines.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/makingstuff (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Spelling Bee helps kids practice their spelling skills.

    Supports: Language — spelling.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/spellingbee (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    The Amazing Spelling Fleas challenges kids to select the appropriate word or identify the image that best relates to the description.

    Supports: Language — reading comprehension, vocabulary skills, spelling and parts of speech.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/amazingspellingfleas (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    The Big Escape inspires students to use their sleuthing skills to escape from Dr. Know It All!

    Supports: Language — reading comprehension and conventions.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/bigescape (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

     

    Mathematics

     

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    Beat the Clock is an interactive tool for helping kids tell time.

    Supports: Mathematics — measurement and translating digital time into analog time.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/beatclock (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    Build Math City allows children to design buildings using a variety of 3D shapes.

    Supports: Mathematics and The Arts — understanding of characteristics and design of 3D figures.

    Link: tvokids.com/activities/buildmathcity (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    flower frenzy 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgFlower Frenzy helps strengthen observation skills while matching sequences.

    Supports: Mathematics – patterning and relationships.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/flowerfrenzy (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

    hop%2Bfrog%2Bhop.jpg?a=1446587981985

    Hop, Frog, Hop! gets kids to follow a frog’s hops on the lily pads.

    Supports: Language and Mathematics — working memory skills contributing to literacy, math and executive functioning.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/hopfroghop (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    Match-a Match-a Island encourages young learners to match shapes and collect prizes to populate an island.

    Supports: Mathematics — spatial reasoning and mathematics through matching and puzzle games.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/matchamatchaisland (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

    math%2Bcastle.jpg?a=1446588027014

    Math Castle is a single or 2 player online board game that requires kids to answer the math question correct to move forward.

    Supports: Mathematics — operational math skills for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/mathcastle (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    math%2Bmaster.jpg?a=1446588039899

    Math Master instils confidence in kids’ math skills while making addition, subtraction, multiplication and division fun.

    Supports: Mathematics — number sense and operations.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/mathmaster0 (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

    odd%2Bsquad.jpg?a=1446588048518

    Odd Squad watch agents Olive and Otto on their missions to save the day using Math.

    Supports: Mathematics — all streams of Primary curriculum.

    Link: tvokids.com/shows/oddsquad (video)

    Available On: desktop and mobile.

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    odd squad blob chase 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgOdd Squad Blob Chase is an adventurous task because the big blue blob has escaped from its container and students need to find it!

    Supports: Mathematics – problem solving, adding, subtracting.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/oddsquadblobchase (game)

    Available On: app.

    pirates%2Bmaps%2Band%2Btraps.jpg?a=1446588061940

    Pirates Maps and Traps is a fun way to learn how to use a compass rose and improve navigation skills on a map.

    Supports: Mathematics and Social Studies — mapping on a grid.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/piratesmapsandtraps (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    snowboard%2Brun.jpg?a=1446588067897

    Snowboard Run is a tricky way to learn angles with Vikings Helga and Darcy.

    Supports: Mathematics — geometry and spatial sense.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/snowboardrun (game)

    Available On: desktop.

    tumbletown%2Bmathletics.jpg?a=1446588088196

    Tumbletown Mathletics challenges gamers to use a variety of math skills in a fun and competitive learning environment.

    Supports: Mathematics — fractions, money sense, operations and measurement.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/tumbletownmathletics (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

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    tumbletown%2Bshop%2Baround.jpg?a=1446588095571

    Tumbletown Shop Around helps children count money to purchase items for a camping trip.

    Supports: Mathematics — money sense.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/tumbletownshoparound (game)

    Available On: desktop.

     

     

    Science and Technology

     

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    Ask Sarah: Do you know how and why clouds move? Join Sarah at the Ontario Science Centre to discover how clouds move.

    Supports: Science and Technology —
    understanding matter and energy.

    Link: homeworkzone.tvokids.com/
    videos/asksaradoyouknowhowandwhycloudsmove
    (video)

    Available On: desktop.

    explore%2Bmore.jpg?a=1446587972164

    Explore More is a science series hosted by Kara.

    Supports: Science and Technology — discover that science is everywhere.

    Link: tvokids.com/shows/exploremore (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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    explore%2Bmore%2Bbody%2Bbattle.jpg?a=1446587969613

    Explore More: Body Battle investigates where germs are hiding in major organs of the human body.

    Supports: Science and Technology —understanding life systems.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/bodybattle (game)

    Available On: desktop.

    giver playzelle 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgGiver Playzelle tests students' puzzle making skills by arranging the playground items to match the given design.

    Supports: Science – understanding structures and mechanisms.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/giverplayzelle (game)

    Available On: app.

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    keyboard%2Bclimber.jpg?a=1446587994451

    Keyboard Climber 2 help the monkey jump to the top of the cave with your awesome typing skills.

    Supports: Science and Technology — keyboarding skills.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/keyboardclimber2 (game)

    Available On: desktop.

     

    The Arts

     

    artbot lite 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgArtbot Lite allows students to draw, paint, and create anywhere they go.

    Supports: The Arts - demonstrate an understanding of a variety of visual art forms.

    Link: m.tvokids.com/apps/artbotlite (game)

    Available On: app.

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    Beats in Bites is a creative way to make music.

    Supports: The Arts — music and rhythm.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/beatsbitesgames (game)

    Available On: desktop.

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    cake%2Bartist.jpg?a=1446587963947

    Cake Artist deepens an understanding for following recipes.

    Supports: The Arts — visual arts and matching.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/cakeartist (game)

    Available On: desktop and app.

    castle constructor 150x100.jpg

    new+graphic+small.jpgCastle Constructor lets students build a medieval castle, then print it out and put it together.

    Supports: The Arts - apply the creative process to produce a variety of two- and three-dimensional art works.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/castleconstructor (game)

    Available On: desktop and mobile.

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    making%2Bstuff.jpg?a=1446588427520

    Making Stuff is an interactive way of learning how things are made.

    Supports: Music and Language — understanding basic assembly lines.

    Link: tvokids.com/games/makingstuff (game)

    Available On: desktop.

     

     

    Health and Physical Education

     

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    It Matters shares TVOKids’ stories about standing up against bullies.

    Supports: Health and Physical Education — personal safety and injury prevention.

    Link: tvokids.com/shows/itmatters (video)

    Available On: desktop and mobile.

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    Unsung: Behind the Glee View the chronicles of two rival Toronto high school glee clubs as they gear up for a musical showdown at the annual Show Choir Canada National Championship.

    Key Themes: Creating and Presenting, Foundations of Vocals and Dance, and Technical Skills.

    Supports: ATC3M, ATC3O, ATC4M, ATC4E, ADA3M, ADA3O, ADA4M, ADA4E, AEA3O/AEA4O, AMU3M, AMU3O, AMU4M, AMU4E

    Link: tvo.org/video/documentaries/unsung-behind-the-glee (video)

    Available On: desktop.

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