A Handy List of Websites for Lockdown

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With children on lockdown and the choice of activity hubs becoming overwhelming, we decided to help out a bit. Here is a handy list of websites to gather activities, lessons and general help.

Educational & Craft resources:

BrainPopEducational Site offering- English, Maths, Science, Social Studies, Arts & Music, Health, and Technology.
TynkerLearn to code Minecraft with easy to learn programming courses. 
Outschool8000+ video chat classes for Yr 1-12. Available topics- science, art, mindfulness, English, social studies, life skills, and more!
Beast Academy – advanced maths for gifted Primary school children
Khan Academy– free online courses for every subject
Creative Bugonline video arts & crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, sew, screen print, knit, crochet and more
The Artful ParentGreat, free art activities
Red Ted ArtEasy arts and crafts for younger children
The Imagination TreeCreative art and craft activities for the very young.
Blockly Learn computer programming skills – all free and great fun.
Scratch- Creative computer programming
National Geographic KidsActivities and quizzes for younger kids.
Mystery Science Free science lessons
Nature Detectives- A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you have access, get to a wood!
Oxford Owl for HomeLots of free resources for Primary school age
Big History ProjectAimed at Secondary school age.
Geography GamesGeography gaming!
Royal Astronomical Society -online space classes for preschool, primary and secondary school ages

NASA Science alert- NASA are offering lots of free activities to budding astronauts

And there’s more-
Scholastic has created a free learn-from-home site with 20+ days of learning and activities.
Travel the world..Go on a virtual tour of these 12 famous museums.

For books


Audible– online stories made available for Free


Don’t forget that not every activity needs a website. There are a gazillion things you can do with toilet rolls, cardboard boxes, dandelions and a slow cooker. Hope this handy list makes Lockdown a little bit easier ♥.
Stay Safe everyone

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