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Fun and helpful resources for children and young people

Lots of these are fun, leisure activities to keep kids occupied, but are also great learning resources and prompts for home-schooling too!

 

Drama Activities

We've put together some fun drama-based activities for you to try at home! Click on the link below to open and see how many of the activities you can complete. 

> Fun Drama Activities

 

Natural History Museum

Can't get out far to explore nature? The team at the Natural History Museum have pulled together some great ideas and activities for Dino fans, creative inventors and intrepid explorers.

https://www.nhm.ac.uk/take-part/try-this-at-home.html

 

Empathy Day Family Activities Pack

With Empathy Day fast approaching on 9 June,  count down the days with a set of fun activities for the whole family in this brand new Family Activities Pack.

https://www.empathylab.uk/family-activities-pack

 

Nosy Crow

Nosy Crow have put together lots of activities, resources, free Nosy Crow books and other content which will help keep your families happy. Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the Coronavirus and the measures taken to control it.

https://nosycrow.com/free-resources/

 

Cambridge University Press

Cambridge University Press  have created a collection of free worksheets, digital resources, tips and support to help during the Coronavirus outbreak. Whether you are looking for primary or secondary materials, they have something for all ages.

https://www.cambridge.org/gb/education/teaching-and-learning-home

 

Mantra Lingua: Dual Language e-books

Mantra Lingua are helping households where the Home Language is not English. They have one of the largest libraries of dual language eBooks in the world.  Each book is read aloud in English and your Home Language. There are folk tales, myths, stories of multi-cultural life here in the UK and reference books. Each book has a video and a set of activities to help build  children's English language skills. The library covers reading ages from 3 to 15 years.

https://uk.mantralingua.com/languages

 

Barrington Stoke

Does your child struggle to read due to dyslexia or visual stress? Are they reluctant to engage with books or read for pleasure? Barrington Stoke work with the best writers and illustrators to publish super-readable, accessible books that help every child experience the joy of reading. They have shared free resources, reading guides, author talks and much more to support during school and library closures.

https://www.barringtonstoke.co.uk/blog/2020/03/23/free-resources-from-barrington-stoke/

 

Oxford University Press

OUP have lots of advice and activities to help your child continue building the skills and knowledge they need while schools and libraries are closed. We'll be making more resources available over the coming weeks, so keep checking back.

https://home.oxfordowl.co.uk/school-closure-resources/?region=uk

 

Home is Where the Art Is

https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/features/home-where-art-creative-curriculum-kids

A creative curriculum for kids! Each week five new art activities families can do at home are uploaded from the National Galleries Scotland, inspired by works from their collection.

 

Tate Kids

https://www.tate.org.uk/kids

A great resource that allows kids to explore the collections, learn about different art movements and artists, ideas for activities to try at home and fun quizzes to do online!

 

Museum at Home

https://www.nms.ac.uk/museum-at-home/families/

Learn about history as you explore the National Museum of Scotland's collections at home. There's lots of different activities and online games that you can do to bring the collections to life.

 

Thank You NHS Poster

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/MxHKChgvM08r1fS410jqV/colour-your-own-thank-you-to-nhs-staff

One of Britain's leading artists, Sir Michael Craig-Martin, has designed a poster to colour in and display as an appreciative show of support for the work of NHS staff. A great creative and mindful activity for children (and adults too!)

 

Aye Feel

https://young.scot/campaigns/national/activities

Produced by Young Scot, there's lots of information and advice to help young people with their emotional wellbeing, especially during lockdown. You can also access a range of activities and projects to do at home, including crafts, games, quizzes and learning resources.

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