Online Activities

Free Activity Websites

Accessible online activities for all ages – just click on the coral coloured links below:

HATCHING CHICKS (parents & babies / Early Years)

Dancing Tots: a range of fun movement and songs

Storyline Online: children’s stories read by famous people:

Starfall: for pre-school and early years, maths, numbers and rhymes

Dr Seuss: books, explore, watch, read, learn

Sensory play activities: free downloads of recipes for sensory play

The Imagination Tree: play and crafts for early years children

CBeebies: games and activities

CBeebies Radio: listening activities

Play Hooray: play ideas for babies and toddlers

Covid-19 Calendar: a calendar of activities for babies and toddlers

 

FLAMINGO CHICKS (children and young people)

Dance / Movement / Arts:

Different Planet Arts: immersive theatre experiences for children and young people with complex needs. Play activities coming in June!

Music with Myleene Klass: music ideas for kids

Dance with Darcey Bussell: 10 minute lunchtime shake up

Ballet and dance lessons 

Cosmic Kids Yoga: yoga and movement

Free School: famous art, classical music, children’s literature

Pretend to travel the world. Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums

Messy Little Monster: arts, crafts and movement ideas

Hello Wonderful: cooking and crafts

Red Ted Art: easy crafts for kids

Music with Nancy: songs for children up to aged 10

The Best Ideas for Kids: arts and crafts

Brizzly Beats: special dances from the Bristol Bears!

P.E. with Joe: live P.E. lessons and more from the Body Coach

Bounce Patrol: all sorts of children’s songs to dance along to

Royal Opera House performances: watch ballet and music at home

Soundabout: music making sessions for people of all ages with PMLD and SLD

Science and subjects:

Free science lessons: from Minecraft, including puzzles, games, and tours of the International Space Station

BrainPop: english, maths, science, music, social studies

Funbrain: maths, reading, videos, games

ABCya: maths and English for children of many different years

E-learning for kids: maths, science, computer skills, English

Literactive: guided reading, e-picture books, phonics

Splash Learn: maths

Cool Math 4 Kids: maths and maths games for children

MathGameTime: maths games, videos, worksheets

ScienceForKids: fun science, technology and facts for kids

Turtle Diary: fun educational online games, typing, maths, English

Tynker: learn coding and computer programming

National Geographic: facts learning and games about animals, nature and the world

Crash Course Kids: science

SciShow Kids: science

Mike Likes Science: science

Science Max: science

Kids Learning Tube: science

National Geographic Kids: animal, nature, the world

Geography Focus: geography

Geek Gurl Diaries: videos to create your own technology

Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.

A free curriculum – everything from preschool activities to 12th grade is here!

Twinkl: curriculum learning for all ages

Deep Sea: explore the wonders of the ocean

BBC Learning: wide range of curriculum subject activities

Oxford Owl for Home: subjects and reading

Topmarks Education: games and learning for all ages

Mystery Science: lessons at home

British Council: classroom resources

Maths with Carol Vorderman: The Maths Factor

Cooking with Jamie Oliver: 6 recipes for kids

History with Dan Snow: free for 30 days

Stories and other activities:

Storyline Online: children’s stories read by famous people

Dr Seuss: books, explore, watch, read, learn

Switcheroo Zoo: animal games

PBS Kids: children’s videos and games

Highlights Kids: activities, games, explore, facts

Forest School in the home and garden

List of thinking games by subject and year

Sensory play activities

140 things to do indoors: all sorts of ideas to keep children entertained

Bath time ideas: great ways to theme bathtimes (also lots of other ideas for indoor activities available on this website)

The Kid Should See This: smart videos for curious minds of all ages

Scholastic: home of children’s books

CBeebies: games and activities

CBeebies Radio: listening activities

Educational Psychologist service: social stories and support for mental health

Audible: children’s audio books (all now free)

World Book Online: children’s ebooks and audio books (all now free)

Covibook: children’s book explaining Coronavirus

David Walliams Audiobooks: one a day being released for free over 30 days

 

FLAMINGO DANCE (adults)

Ballet and dance lessons 

Various sports activities to do at home from Sport England

 Zu3D App: create film animation (free)

Pretend to travel the world. Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums

The Kid Should See This: smart videos for curious minds of all ages

TED-Ed: lessons worth sharing

Soundabout: music making sessions for people of all ages with PMLD and SLD

 

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