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Activities and home learning ideas to do with your children

You and your child can continue to learn at home through play activities, socialisation, relaxing, cuddling, responding, talking and communicating.

Take a look at the information on this page to find out how you can develop skills to better understand your child’s learning and development and how you can continue the learning.

Book Trust Home Time

With Book Trust Home Time you can enjoy storytime with free online books and videos, you can also play games, win prizes, test your knowledge in book-themed quizzes, or even learn how to draw some of your favourite characters.

For more information please see our website (external link).

Home activity packs for secondary, primary and early years aged children

Thinkuknow has created a page to support parents during COVID-19 and the closure of schools. Each fortnight, they will be releasing new home activity packs with simple 15 minute activities you can do with your child to support their online safety at a time when they will spending more time online at home.

To access the activity packs please see their website (external link).

Creative downloadable activities

Free Celebrity Classes for children in lockdown

Useful links for home learning

Home Learning Collection

Please see the links below for the Home Learning Collection which has a wide range of activities for your children from early years to ages 7-11:

Dinosaur themed downloadable activities

Cross curriculum downloadable activities

Fun with maths downloadable activities

Language and Rhyme downloadable activities

Outdoor downloadable activities

Toddler downloadable activities

Link4Life at Home

We are all spending more and more time at home and we know that regular exercise and being creative is essential for keeping you as healthy as possible and boosting your mood and that's why we've created ‘At Home’, giving you a range of activities for children, adults and older adults. Our topics include:

  • Stay Active at Home
  • Stay Creative at Home
  • Stay Healthy at Home

To access the activities please see our website (external link).

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