Free Online Activities


Free Activities Online

We hope that you enjoy some of these online resources!

  • 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.
  • 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 –

  • Starcatchers – fun, creative ideas to engage little ones under 5. You can find it here –
  • 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 –
  • 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: