Covid-19 Support and Advice for Parents
Here are a list of online resources which may help to keep your child entertained if you are choosing to self-isolate or if school closures happen. Unlike the primary curriculum we know our children learn best through a practical hands on approach which is delivered through play.
Twinkl are offering one month’s free membership for families choosing to home school their children.
Setting this up is really easy to do - go to www.twinkl.co.uk/offer and enter the code UKTWINKLHELPS
Search for EYFS resources and plans for practical ideas
Learning and Exploring Through Play:
Huge bank of activity ideas - arts, crafts, sensory play. (Search via Facebook)
Gain inspiration from fellow parents/teachers who share copious amounts of ideas daily. Share your own, ask for advice and connect
Oliver Jeffers :
The acclaimed author will be reading a story each evening for the children. Please find his link on Facebook
Messy Little Monster:
Art, craft and messy play fun!
Red Ted Art:
Best Ideas for Kids:
One hundred ideas of fun things to do inside with children
The Kids Should See This:
lots of short film clips for curious minds
National Geographic Kids:
Video clips and information to support the World Around Us
Search EY resources, free learn at home resources are available
Oxford Owl for Home:
Lots of activities including pairs games, shape match and stories from lots of the authors the children love.
Is good for all ages from preschool, again search for Early Years
Lots of interesting science experiences
we have been enjoying using our robot in class so this is an extension to very early coding
Paw Print Badges:
Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.
Blue Peter Badges:
If you have a stamp and a nearby post box.
The Artful Parent:
Good, free art activities
World Book Day:
Lots of interesting tasks and resources linked to books which the children enjoy
Educational online games for preschool children and older
DK Find Out:
Activities and quizzes based on World Around Us Topics