Free Activities Online
We hope that you enjoy some of these online resources!
- Chatterbox – A list of free online boredom busting resources! There are even links to virtual tours of museums around the world! https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home
- For those of us that are culture vultures, The Royal Opera House will be streaming free Ballet and opera. Check out their Facebook and YouTube channels.
- Audible is offering free stories for Kids whilst they are off school! https://www.nj.com/entertainment/2020/03/audible-is-offering-free-stories-for-kids-after-coronavirus-closes-schools.html
- David Walliams – David is reading a free book a day for kids during isolation https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/
- Parent club – offer insights and tips to help parents through this difficult time. https://www.parentclub.scot/topics/health/coronavirus
- Museums – Have a peek inside some of the most famous and beautiful museums in the world: https://artsandculture.google.com/partner?fbclid=IwAR3YLRX0j9my4q2tyGSmV7bYbA9Oi307nUYS4HB__LKw9yNhO-nAfcQMrT4
- Edinburgh Zoo Live – have a live look at what the pandas, penguins and koalas are up to:
- You can find them on Facebook: Glasgow Science Centre; Instagram: #GSCAtHome
Ideas for younger children:
- Five Minute Mum – fun, easy and educational ideas for pre-school and primary aged children.
You can find her on You Tube (videos updated every day).
- National Geographic Kids – facts, activities, games and quizzes covering animals, geography, nature, science and history for primary aged children.
You can find it here – https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/
- Nasa Kids Club – learn all about space and try out fun STEM activities for primary aged children. You can find it here – https://www.nasa.gov/kidsclub/index.html
- Starcatchers – fun, creative ideas to engage little ones under 5. You can find it here – https://bit.ly/2WIwG62
- Draw with Rob – drawing tutorial for kids (and adults!) by children’s author Rob Biddulph.
- You can find him on Facebook or You Tube, just search for ‘Draw with Rob’. Videos uploaded every day at 10am
- Storytime with Oliver Jeffers – children’s author Oliver Jeffers is reading his stories every Mon/Wed/Fri at 6pm on Instagram. You can find him on Instagram – just search for Oliver Jeffers
- Science with Maddie – join kid’s TV presenter Maddie Moate for fun science activities and videos about the natural world.You can find her on You Tube – search for Maddie Moate
- Maths with Carol Vorderman – free maths tutorials and resources with Carol Vorderman for children aged 4-12. You can find her at – https://www.themathsfactor.com/
- Reef Relief – learn all about the oceans and sea creatures with the Marine Science Virtual Classes.
- You can find them on You Tube, search for ‘Reef Relief’. Also videos are uploaded every Mon/Wed/Fri at 3.30pm on Facebook.
- Lego Discover – find out about the world around you with educational videos using Lego to make learning fun. You can find it on You Tube – search Lego Discover
- Cosmic Kids – making yoga fun for yoga for kids. You can find it on You Tube – search for ‘Cosmic Kids’
- Primary homework help through BBC bitesize: https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/primary?fbclid=IwAR0umbzL1VsWvqdu1Qs0numKKAxtSUeYiX1QcDSkCGg-aZgmVF0PMMzq_Oo
- Free educational subscriptions for kids: https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/?fbclid=IwAR3hQXArr42dAtGjDu-fEajviiJsnbUkmJauN5Oq8OuCvt4HnBOcjhfLow0