In this section:


    Mandala Art
    Rob Cowan #thankyouNHS Poster
    Colouring Pages by Emily Hett
    Zentangles
    Eric’s Colouring Pages


    Collagraph Printing
    Abstract Sound Painting
    Photography challenge


    Agility
    General Movement for All
    Fun & Funky

    • Online Exhibitions
    Linear Meditations Online
    Art Trail App




    Culture at Home Inspiration
    Need Support?
    Useful organisations




    Online Resources - we would love to hear your feedback








     Online Activities & Resources   



    Need Support? Here is a list of Useful Organisations


     
    Free Downloads from Public Health England

    Coronavirus- Looking after your mental health

    Looking after your feelings and your body

    Guidance on supporting children and young peoples mental health and wellbeing


    External creative resources explaining COVID-19 to children:

    Gruffalo illustrator
    Axel Scheffler has illustrated a FREE digital book, aimed at primary school-age children to help children to understand more about the corona virus. Download the book here.

    Hand washing and germs colouring sheets:
    The team at GOSH Arts London have made these fabulous colouring sheets here demonstrating why it’s important to wash your hands.



    MK Play Association
    https://www.mkpa.co.uk
    Address: 4 Burners Lane, Kiln Farm, MK11 3HB

    MKPA are currently offering the below services to families, child settings & schools to provide crafting opportunities, they feel it is important in order to help mental health and wellbeing and boredom. Scrap Boxes, Craft Bags and Scrap Bags are all available please order via the website. There will be a non-contact collection in place.

    MK Food Bank
    http://mkfoodbank.org.uk/i-need-help-2
    Food Bank Helpline on 01908 565852
    Please contact the Food Bank via the new helpline number for advice on voucher issuing and where to collect food parcels. The distribution centres have changed to cope with the current demand, MKC workers have been drafted in to help with the process including deliveries to those self-isolating or unable to reach a distribution point. This service is for
    everyone who needs food. Please pass this information on to anyone who is in need during this time. This parish council will continue to issue vouchers: call 01908 606613 or contact glpc@great-linford.gov.uk


    The Great Linford Community Fridge
    remains open
    www.facebook.com/pg/Great-Linford-Community-Fridge

    Address: The Little 'Bookshop' Cafe, 2a St Leger Court, Great Linford, Milton Keynes,  MK14 5HA
    glcommunityfridge@gmail.com
    [Please note: The Wolverton Community Fridge is closed until further notice.]

    Refuge
    www.refuge.org.uk
    National Domestic Violence Helpline 0808 2000 247 (freephone, open 24/7)

    Mind BLMK
    www.mind-blmk.org.uk/news/we-are-here-for-you/ Emotional Wellbeing Support line in MK 07842 405045 (Victoria Sharp)

    Coronavirus and your wellbeing
    https://www.mind.org.uk/information-support/coronavirus/coronavirus-and-your-wellbeing/

    Mental Health Foundation
    https://mentalhealth.org.uk/coronavirus
    Practical advice to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing during the Coronavirus outbreak.

    The Samaritans
    www.samaritans.org
    Offer free emotional support 24 hours a day - in full confidence. Call 116 123.

    Age UK MK Charity
    www.ageuk.org.uk/miltonkeynes
    Age UK are offering an emergency, one-off shopping and prescription collection service to residents of Milton Keynes aged over 70 who do not have existing support. This is separate to their normal Independent Living Service. All Age UK volunteers doing emergency shopping will have ID and be DBS checked. They will telephone first for a shopping list, then visit. To take advantage of the service please either contact Age UK on 01908 550700 Monday - Friday 9am to 4pm or email: info@ageukmiltonkeynes.org.uk
    If you have any doubts at all about someone saying they are from Age UK Milton Keynes, please don't hesitate to call the number above.

    Carers UK
    www.carersuk.org/help-and-advice/coronavirus-covid-19/coronavirus-covid-19

    The Carers UK telephone helpline is 0808 808 7777
    Monday to Friday, 9am – 5pm

    The Mayor of Milton Keynes
    https://www.facebook.com/MayorMK
    Sam Crooks, the Mayor of MK provides a daily update on his Facebook page. These daily updates include MK Council announcements, Government notices, other MK-related organisations plus notices and advice from other sources


    Money Saving Expert www.moneysavingexpert.com/news/2020/03/coronavirus-help-and-support
    This article covers cancelled events, train refunds, supermarket restrictions, MOTs & links to Coronavirus financial help, employment help and travel rights.

    National Helplines
    HMRC 0800 015 9559
    Universal Credit 0800 328 5644

    School closures 0800 046 8687
    NHS: Only call 111 if you cannot get help online at https://111.nhs.uk

     




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