Things to do at home with your children during self-isolation
Posted on 18th March 2020 at 18:11
Boris Johnson has just announced that UK schools are closing at the end of this week until further notice. Here is a list of useful websites, videos and resources you can use to keep your family occupied during this very strange time. If you have any ideas, please let us know and we'll add them to the list. We'll also be adding to it as we find new things to do.
For younger children
Teach children the value of money, set up a pocket money system and encourage them to do their fair share of chores with Go Henry
Here's a great list of games to play with your kids when you’re self-isolating.
Make rainbow paper .
Interview each other.
Make Play Doh .
Visit museums without actually visiting them.
Play some online educational games .
Here are some general games, stories and videos for 4 -11 year olds.
Play some more games and do some activities with your 3-11 year olds.
We can't get out as much as we'd like but here are some nature games for kids.
There are loads and loads of games for kids here.
Education companies offering free subscriptions for parents during this period.
Online jigsaw puzzles (some have a lot of pieces).
Things to cook with kids.
If you are missing the great outdoors, here are some nature and geography
Keep their minds active with hundreds of quiz questions for kids.
These DIY activities for kids are designed to use things you may already have in the house.
Here are some printable colouring pages for kids.
More colouring pages for kids.
Here are some wordsearches with varying difficulty for kids.
Make a mini greenhouse .
Mindfulness music for children.
Learn to dance on YouTube.
How about a 30 day Lego challenge?
30 Day reading challenge below: if you'd like a printable version, email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will send you one.
30 Day writing challenge above: if you'd like a printable version, email email@example.com and we will send you one.
For older children
Free revision resources for older students.
Resources to teach students about Corona Virus .
Our very own photography challenge! All details are on the YouTube description. Choose as many or as few of the projects as you like. If you would like some feedback, please email your photos to firstname.lastname@example.org
Keep an online journal of this (hopefully) once in a lifetime experience.
Joe Wicks is running free online PE lessons!
Relaxing music for when you're feeling stressed (this is the type of thing they play in spas...).
And while they’re colouring, you can too.
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