Words for Life is created by the National Literacy Trust. It provides parents, children and young people with activities and support to improve their language, literacy and communication skills from home.
The Lovemybooks website offers a range of books with activities and resources designed to help parents and young children enjoy sharing books together.
CBeebies Stories for a variety of activities, games and stories.
Stories on Youtube
We Are Going on a Bear Hunt
A Squash and a Squeeze
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Books to Download
Click here to download a free information book explaining Coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler
Nurse Dotty book - for younger primary school children to help them understand Coronavirus
Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and illustrated by David Litchfield
Charlotte’s Piggy Bank by David McKee.
What’s On at Half Moon Theatre
Free Shows & Films:
Click here for more information.
Quick Play Dough Recipe
Make a Gingerbread Man
Banana and Raisin Bread
Cooked Play Dough Recipe
Cooking and baking with children from Cbeebies
Parent Info: Help and advice for families in a digital world
A video on how to talk to your children about Coronavirus from Unicef
Advice for parents and carers of children who have not yet started school from gov.uk
Some ideas and support for those self-isolating from Dragonfly: Impact Education
Five ways to support children’s mental health from BBC Bitesize
7 Top Tips to Support Reading at Home
5 Ways to Keep your kids learning at home BBC Teach
Things to do indoors with your children from CBeebies
Numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6
Hungry Little Minds: Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five
LEGO lets build togther
Looking after yourself and Nature. Free activities to download from the The Wildlife Trust website. Click here to visit.
Outside In - Free parent resource for home-based activities. Outside In provides fun ideas and inspiration for parents to bring education, health and wellbeing activities into their home.
Explore our Disneynature educational materials for fun activities for families and children aged 2-6.
Family Dance Workshops on Youtube from Sadler's Wells Theatre
Boogie Beebies – videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.