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Useful resources for children at home

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As there may be times when children are learning from home, we’ve compiled some useful, interactive resources that you can access to help keep your child learning, active and having fun.

Home learning

Twinkl- Home learning hub: Daily activities including book readings, live lessons and more for learning at home

BBC Bitesize: Videos, articles, games and quizzes, plus primary catch-up lessons to get back on track

Classroom secrets: Home learning packs, webinars and interactive resources

Off school: Online home learning hub full of ideas, activities and films created by teachers across lots of topics and themes

Topmarks: Resources and learning games for ages 4-17 years

Explorify: Exciting science activities for primary schoolers

ICT Games: Maths and English online games

Phonics Play: Interactive phonics games and literacy resources

Letters and sounds: Printable resources to aid phonics learning

The Maths Factor: Making maths fun with games and challenges for 4-12 year olds

BrainPop: Animated educational site covering science, English, maths, social studies and more

Tynker: Coding for kids to fuel creativity

Creative Bug: Arts and crafts videos

Kids Learning Tube: Youtube channel with videos that use music and animation to educate

Science Max: Youtube channel which shows science experiments you can do at home, on a larger scale

Thinkuknow: Complete the home activity packs to support your child in learning about online safety

RCPCH: Stay at home activities for children and young people, including a health diary and activity pack

Dave the Dog is worried about coronavirus: A downloadable book for children that aims to give information about coronavirus without fear

My hero is you: Storybook for children on COVID-19

A Kid’s Guide to Coronavirus: Exclusive podcast with Dr Ranj

Storicise: Help children through the impact of COVID with Dr Chris and Dr Xand. Fun interactive activities and lesson plans


Physical activity

Change4Life: 10 minute shake up games, featuring Disney and Pixar characters, to get kids moving

Health for Kids- Jungle Boogie:  Zumba for kids to have fun at the same time as exercising