On this page we will upload useful website links with some varied activities for your children.
If you come across any great links that are not on here, please do let me know!
During social distancing, why not use your daily exercise to learn more about our village?
Thanks to Nicki Powter for putting this quiz together and Justin Rhodes for organising the Google link:
BBC Bitesize Daily:
Ebooks on Oxford Owl
https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/books/free-ebooks/ you will need to sign up for this, but it is free!
Structured activities and videos for children to learn in their own green spaces.
Quizzes, crafts and videos from painting eggs to creating pop art like Andy Warhol.
Yoga, mindfulness and relaxation through fun, colourful videos.
Maths with Carol Voderman.
English with David Walliams.
Dance with Darcey Bussell.
Cooking ideas with Jamie Oliver.
lots of maths, English and science activities.
The Good to Know website has a list of fun activities families with children can access mostly for free:
Pretend to travel the world. Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums
Ways to stay relaxed and calm!
Activities and quizzes for younger kids
Education Endowment Foundation have today released new Covid-19 resources to support schools and parents with home learning. They can be accessed here.
Essex Music Service – have a range of eLearning and online resources available to students, and parents/carers in home-schooling. They are available on their website by clicking here
Helpful information and activities from the PSHE association
Some inspired indoor and outdoor activities!
Activities you can do at home
A range of learning projects for parents
Change4life Activities for Children
Help for dealing with anxiety in children and adolescents
Talking to children about their Emotional Health
The Happy Journal -A daily journal for children to promote happiness, develop positive habits and nurture enquiring minds (this is not free but well worth a look!)
If children want to learn more and keep up to date with news about the coronavirus: CBBC Newsround
Headspace is also a great resource for mindfulness techniques
Young Minds -A charity which supports young people’s mental health. They have more advice on what to do if you are feeling anxious here:
If you feel worried or anxious, here are some links to places that can help: Childline A free helpline that you can call any time to talk about any worries you might have. Telephone: 0800 1111 They also have more advice here:
Joe Wicks Kids Workouts – Youtube – there is going to be a daily workout programme suitable for children.
Imoves Activities – Happy and Healthy ideas and links to resources
Twinkle – free access for all parent for a month – code: UKTWINKLHELPS
Maths is fun
Primary homework help
Small Talk (Early Years)
Literacy Shed (non-subscription)