Educational and Activity resources
During this tricky time in Covid Lockdown we thought it might be useful to have some additional resources to help entertain and educate young people at home. We have listed a few links for you to try out with a brief description. If you have any others you would like to share them please let us know and we can add them to the list.
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Twinkl Go https://www.twinkl.co.uk/go is a great vibrant website with lots of fun games and activities for young people to do. It caters for different age groups from 0-5, 5-7, 7-11, and11-18. So something for all ages based on the UK curriculum. You do need to sign up but this only takes a few minutes. It also has lots of interesting blogs which adults might find useful if they have to educate children at home. It is a great resource if you need a little break in between lessons or for a few minutes of fun education screen time in the evening or at weekends.
BBC Bite size www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize is another great educational website for young people. This website again follows the UK curriculum and has lots of educational and fun activities for all ages and abilities to interact with.
Orchard Toys www.orchardtoys.com make education toys and games. There website has lots of games and activities for young children. You can sign up and receive a daily worksheet.
Planet Science www.planet-science.com is a great website which has lots of fun science experiment ideas for children of all ages. There is also a section for parents and teachers with lots of useful links and tips. Remember to be safe and supervise children if you are doing active science experiments in your home.
Scouts www.scouts.org.uk again has some great resources. With lots of activates games and educational resources. One blog that caught our eye was titles 'What are some fun activities to do with Family and Friends on Zoom?'
Colouring t-shirts https://oriorapparel.co.uk/collections/kids-collection you can order custom colouring t-shirts as birthday gifts or for a fun activity over summer. The pens are washable to so you can re-colour them in time after time. Orior Apparel is an eco clothing brand and a tree is planted for every t-shirt sold. Use code 'PP15' athte check out to get 15% discount.