Parent Talk offers free, down-to-earth advice for parents of children aged 0-19.
Parent Info: Help and advice for families in a digital world
A video on how to talk to your children about Coronavirus from Unicef
A list of online educational resources to help children to learn at home from gov.uk
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
5 Ways to Keep your kids learning at home BBC Teach
Things to do indoors with your children from CBeebies
School Support Closure Resources from Education Endowment Foundation
Family Zone from the Literacy Trust is full of free activities and ideas to keep your child busy at home, whilst also benefiting their reading, writing and language development.
The Book Trust: Getting Children Involved with Reading
Tips for reading with your child.
Free home kits including books from the Think Equal website, click here to subscribe.
Walker Books has released Rain Before Rainbows by Smriti Halls and illustrated by David Litchfield as a free book to raise awareness for Save the Children’s Save with Stories campaign which is helping children most affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Click here to download the book.
Click here to download a free book: Charlotte’s Piggy Bank by David McKee.
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
Share stories at home the Lovemybooks website offers a range of books with activities and resources designed to help parents and young children enjoy sharing books together.
Royal Albert Hall Storytellers deliver a series of sessions for babies and toddlers, click here to visit.
Stories for children from CBeebies, click here.
Half Moon Theatre is offering families access to some of its content online. A selection of recent much-loved productions for young people will be made available free, please visit Half Moon Theatre at Home.
Quick Play Dough Recipe
Make a Gingerbread Man
Banana and Raisin Bread
Cooked Play Dough Recipe
Cooking and baking with children from Cbeebies
English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development. Discover how very young children learn English as an additional language and how you can help them progress. Click here for details.
Hungry Little Minds: Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five
Early Years resources for learning at home from BBC Bitseize
Play free games, find art activities and share art with Tate Kids
Lego: Let's Build Together
Numberblocks – videos for numeracy development designed for children aged 0 to 6
5 Fantastic Virtual School Trips including from TES
Early Phonics: Crime Ryhme
Early Phonics: Supertato Activities
Early Phonics: Mr & Mrs Mouse and the Magical Alphabet House
Free literacy resources from Letterland
Free activity packs from Activity Village
Free home learning activities from TTS
Free Peppa Pig activity packs
Sort the Shapes Activity Sheet
2D Shapes Word Mat
3D Shapes Word Mat
Download and colour your own 'thank you' to NHS staff from BBC Arts
NHS Rainbow colouring sheet for children to colour in and display
Fun exercises to do at home with children from Cbeebies
Old Church Nursery Yoga for children routine
Joe Wicks 5 Minute Move Videos from Twinkl
Boogie Beebies – videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters
Fine Motor Activities with Kim Griffin Occupational Therapist
Old Church Nursery Wash Your Hands song words
Old Church Nursery Number Rhymes
Sing along to favourite nursery rhymes with CBeebies
Fun radio stories, poems, songs and listening activities for babies, toddlers and young children.
Click here to see our Zoom Session Songs