Educational & fun resources to keep your children engaged whilst at home

Thursday, 2nd April 2020 11:14 am

Following Government guidelines primary and secondary schools are currently closed to help stop the outbreak of coronavirus. Schools are still providing pupils with work to help them keep on top of their education. There are also plenty of online and downloadable resources to help children keep learning whilst being at home. Here are six resources that we think you (and your children) will find educational and entertaining during these uncertain times.

BBC Teach

BBC Teach provides lots of free interactive resources for primary and secondary pupils. Its covers 22 subjects, ranging from early years collage making to GCSE literature texts.

P.E with Joe

Not only does regular exercise boost a child’s physical health, but it also helps improve their well-being. P.E with Joe is the perfect way for a child to start their day. You don’t need any equipment, just tune in to his YouTube channel at 9 am each morning for a 30-minute which can be done by both children and adults.

TES Resources

The TES website has a great collection of free and paid teacher-created learning resources. They are designed to help primary and secondary students learn outside of their usual classroom environment.

Chester Zoo

Chester Zoo has provided lots of animal-related resources to help children learn about conversation and the world around them. A virtual zoo tour which includes giraffes, elephants and tigers can be found on their YouTube channel.

Youtube

Youtube is a great resource for learning. From Twinkl TV to coding for kids, you can find a variety of different resources all in one place.  All you have to do is search!

The Wildlife Trust

Perfect activities for families to do together, The Wildlife Trust had lots of downloadable resources to keep children busy whilst still connecting with wildlife in your home and garden.

Playdale Activity Pack

Featuring playground colouring activities, a spot the difference and word search, our Playdale activity pack is perfect to keep children (and even adults) entertained. All you’ll need is access to a printer and lots of imagination! Download your pack today.