Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Advice and Resources for Wellbeing and Home Learning

Stuck at Home?

Here are some wonderful resources for home learning and advice for supporting wellbeing during this challenging time. Please share widely.

Updated 04.11.20 

Learning Curve - fully funded level 2 online courses

The Henrietta Branford Writing Competition for Young People

Love Reading 4 Kids - home schooling tips

Love Reading 4 Kids - ways to cope with anxiety

World of David Walliams - fun activities for kids

World of David Walliams 'Elevenses' - free 20 minute daily audio story at 11 am

Konnie Huq - STEM resources and experiments

Konnie Huq reading from 'Cookie' and creative writing tips.

Draw with Rob Biddulph - Tuesday and Thursday at 10 am

Forestry England - learn explore and play

Macmillan Dictionary - fun learning activities

Macmillan Dictionary - word searches and quizzes

Center for Puppetry Arts - live-streaming shows and workshops on Facebook

Woodland Trust - common bird songs and calls

Woodland Trust - woodland walks podcast

Ben Rothery Illustrator - beautiful wildlife colouring pages

The Resident - local mutual aid and volunteer groups by London borough

Life at No.27 - resources about the natural world

64 Million Artists - Do Think Share - daily creative challenges

BBC Bitesize – curriculum based learning for all ages and all subjects

Andy Seed - Anti-boredom activities

The Sacred Isle - Storytelling - The Girl, the House & the Gumblebump

Gutenberg Library – 60,000 free e-books

Internet Archive National Emergency Library free archived books that were not previously in digital form

Anne Frank Poetry Award 2020 - call for entries

Kids! Can you invent a Superhero?

TES - Free home learning and teaching resources

Words for Life - keeping kids fit and improving literacy

Ancient Tree Inventory – Maps and records of ancient trees

COVIBOOK - a free book by Manuela Molina to help children under 7 cope with stress & anxiety

Staying Mentally Healthy by Julie Barry Wellbeing Practitioner, Bromley Y

WHO Advice for helping children cope with stress during Covid 19 pandemic

The Washington Post - The Little School Mistress by Jean-Siméon Chardin – a painting about the connection between student & teacher

Guardian Technology - 20 fun learning apps for stir crazy kids of all ages.

Goodnight With Dolly – Bedtime stories from the Imagination Library, read by Dolly Parton

Smithsonian Museum Open Access Lab - free to share digital resources

Woodland Trust - fun indoor and outdoor activities for kids

NASA at Home - virtual tours of the ISS and exo-planet excursions

British Museum Online - travel back through 3000 years of Egyptian history

Wildlife Trust - looking after yourself and nature

Ability Net - training and advice for disabled people, carers and employers

TES news - campaigns by students and colleges to support COVID 19 response

Librivox - free public domain audio books

Yorkshire Museum - online galleries and learning resources

Groundwork UK - supporting families and young people to stay active

Teach Primary - download free home learning resources

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