Online Activities & Resources
Family Friendly Culture at Home
The following are digital resources are aimed at children and families and allow you to experience cultural activities online from home. We will update this list as we find more...
Ashmolean Museum: family friendly activities, worksheets and online gallery
The Artful Parent Free art activities for pre-schoolers to older children. https://artfulparent.com
Earn a Blue Peter Badge! Apply by email or by post. Applicants must be 6 to 15 years old. https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/joinin/about-blue-peter-badges
CBeebies Radio Listening activities for younger children. www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/radio
ColouringHeroes Colouring pages and activities inspired by keyworkers https://www.colouringheroes.com
Cosmic Yoga for Kids www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga
Big History Project The history of our universe aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities. www.bighistoryproject.com/home
Distancing with Dementia: has practical ideas for living with dementia during social distancing including ideas for hobbies and arts activities. https://distancingwithdementia.org.uk/be-inspired/
MK Play Association
Address: 4 Burners Lane, Kiln Farm, MK11 3HB
MKPA are currently offering online services, such as crafting opportunities, to families, child settings & schools. They feel it is important to focus on creative tasks to help maintain good mental health and wellbeing, and also relieve boredom. Scrap Boxes, Craft Bags and Scrap Bags are all available via their online shop - you can even order the materials to build your own wooden train or herb box! Visit the website for further details. Non-contact collection available from their Kiln Farm location.'
National Geographic Kids Activities and quizzes for younger children. www.natgeokids.com/uk
The Royal Academy have lots of art resources on their website including how to make a stop motion animation and colouring sheets based on artworks in their collection.
Tate How to create like and artist - artist inspired activities to try at home https://www.tate.org.uk/kids/make
This won’t be forever, free poster to colour in and pin up http://imagistic.co.uk/free-covid-19-printables/
Twinkl Online activities and teaching resources for children. They are offering a month of free access for parents. Create a new online account and use code: CVDTWINKLHELPSwww.twinkl.co.uk
Toy Theater American site offering fun and educational online games. https://toytheater.com
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The Book Trust have made some of their children's books free to access online, including some read and sign-a-long versions:
ClassicfmThe unique collection of 100 classical recordings, complete with learning activities and information on each piece, is being made available for free to all families at home during the coronavirus crisis.
David Walliams is releasing a new children's story every week on his website in the Elevenses series, there are also lots of fun activity resources.
The Kids Should See This Huge collection of 4,50+ kid-friendly videos. https://thekidshouldseethis.com
Oxford Owl for Home Reading, English, Maths resources for 5 to 11 year olds. Includes interactive learning and pdf downloads. www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home