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Many children are now spending large amounts of time at home, and parents are searching for useful educational and recreational resources. These are the ones that we have found so far – please share any that we have missed by emailing and we will share them here.

Everything here is FREE, at least for the basic access. There may be paid options or elements available as well optionally.

Physical Education with Joe Wicks – Youtube

Daily PE sessions -aimed at children, but good for all! Half an hour long and posted daily. Very popular!

Daily dance lesson at 11:30am with Oti Mabuse (of Strictly Come Dancing fame)

Streamed live over Facebook, Instagram, Youtube.

Story time with David Walliams – one of his stories per day

Also other free resources linked to his books

Maths with Carol Vorderman – 4-12yr olds.

Music with Mylene Klass – Youtube

University College London – list of educational resources

This is a long and really useful list, with resources for primary, secondary, and even includes some great resources around helping to explain the Coronavirus to children in various age-appropriate ways.

Rethinking Ed

List of educational activities for years 1-6 (primary School), designed to be done at home with minimal equipment required.

Twinkl – educational resources through primary and secondary school age

Free account with code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS 

The Happy Paper

Free online version of this regular paper highlighting good news stories. Special edition for children and parents, with activities included.

Little Angel Puppet Theatre Youtube page

Stories, making at home, and other videos coming soon.

Audible Audio books

Range of children’s books now free, for as long as the Schools are closed.

Rosetta Stone

This popular language learning website is offering 3 months free access for children. Usual value of £50.

Royal Opera House

Selection of short operas and other performances streamed for free online, with many suitable for children & young people.

Fender Play

Three months free access to online guitar lessons through their portal. 100,000 codes available.

Safe Search Kids

Child-safe search engine, powered by Google.

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