To make this article timeless, I am not going to comment on the situation. I am no expert and it is evolving at rapid rate so I will leave that to the experts. However, the current climate has driven me to collate a list educational resources to aid us in keeping the kids entertained for when they are at home for a longer period to time than usual!
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I can vouch that this online resource to gt your kids reading is brilliant. It makes learning to read interesting and engaging, with great online reading games and activities.
A trusted online community which inspires Little Thinkers with a huge amount of resources. Also follow them on Instagram for bite size inspiration
Busy bags and activities for toddlers and young kids
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School supplies for primary and secondary education and free downloads for home learning
Free educational games created by a UK teacher
Engaging, educational resources and games for students aged 3-12 years, as well as time-saving tools that support teachers in the classroom and at home. You can try for free.
Phonics games, planning and assessments. Free for parents and schools.
Discover FREE expert advice, educational resources and free eBooks to support children’s learning at primary school and at home, from Oxford University Press
Recap what your child should know with an in-depth look at the curriculum for the year.
High quality resource packs for educators
Free virtual Homework and learning for GCSE & A Level
A joint effort between teachers, scholars, scientists, and their supporters to bring a multi-disciplinary approach to knowledge to lifelong learners around the world in a series of wonderful videos.
Geography games online from Reception to year 12!
Games, quizzes and videos
Free science lessons!
Learn computer programming
Creative Computer programming
Learn a language for free!
Done enough work? Some great light hearted ideas for what to do with kids.
Free mini courses for kids one ervtyhing from coding to e-safety
Fun ideas to keep the kids amused like Skype playdates and youtube tutorials
10 real life challenges for your kids
12 of the most worldwide museums are doing virtual tours. I can’t wait to sit with a cuppa and have a look, especially the Uffizi Gallery in Florence!
Age related outdoor activities
A free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It’s used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything!
Easy craft ideas for kids
Apply for a Blue Peter Badge!
Apply to be on a kids show!
Teach your kids the value of money in this digital age. Free trial.
Wonderful videos on everything!
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