CHILDREN's CENTRES AND LINKS
LINKS TO CHILDRENS CENTRES
- CBeebies for parents & carers – free online videos
- Hungry Little Minds – simple fun activities for very young children
- Family Lives – support & advice
- Bristol Community Learning – Videos for English, maths and employability
- Youtube Free School – Massive selection of free videos for kids covering all topic areas
- TED talks – Great presentations about all manner of subjects. Remind yourself about some of the best parts of life.
- TED – Ed – Great presentations for a younger audience
- BBC Bitesize – Great for all subjects for Primary, Key Stage 3, GCSE & A Levels
- Kahn Academy – iOS app, Android app. The american equivalent of Bitesize. Well designed and covering all ages.
- Kahn Kids – iOS app, Android app. Amazing app based resource for kids age 2-7.
- IXL – A great web based resource of Maths and English
- Integra Home learning – A huge selection of web based resources
- Oak national academy – A great series of online tests and learning resources
- Future Learn Schools – Future Learn have new content aimed at ages 13+
- Bristol Skills English – Videos, quizzes and tutorials for English topics.
- Word Trip – iOS app, Android app. – Great little fun word game. Free but with adverts
- English with Emma – Great English lessons focused on speakers of other languages
- Read books together, or write own comic strip / short story and illustrate it
- Learn the spellings of tricky words
- Look up and learn 10 new words a day and write a sentence using each new word in context.
- Word games, crosswords, scrabble, puzzles
- SpellTower – iOS app. Fun and free spelling , crossword game
- Audible – Audible stories is a selection of free audio books for kids, no login. This is fantastic!
- Words for Life Fun and free online learning
- Bristol Skills Maths – Maths resources, videos and quizzes
- Maths Antics – Huge selection of videos across all maths topics. Focused on kids, but parents could use as well!
- My Maths – Great maths content, most schools have a subscription to this
- Hit the Button – iOS app, Android app. Quick fire maths games for 6 to 11 year olds.
- Quick Math – iOS app, Android app. Multiplication table and arithmetic game
- Horrible Science – Science videos for kids
- PBS Spacetime – Science videos for teenagers and adults
- Languages online – online language practice
- French games – Topics lessons and games
- Spanish games – Topics lessons and games
- German games – Topics lessons and games
- Horrible Histories – BBC teaching website to make history fun
- Horrible Histories – BBC videos on YouTube to make history fun
- Geography games – Lot’s of quizzes separated by topic
- National Geographic – Great educational videos for all ages
- Digital Parenting – Excellent advice from Vodafone about balancing online use for your kids.
- Scratch Jr – Learn to code, basic lessons for kids
- CodingGame – Advanced lessons in coding based on making games
- Educate in VR – If you’re lucky enough to have a PSVR, Oculus or other headset try out this list with the kids. For my money I’d get Titans of Space
- Why not video chat friends and family? Maybe the grandparents could set a small lesson in the afternoon.
Savvy Shopping – Our guide to cheap and easy meals on a budget
Sport England – #StayInWorkOut, some guidance and ideas for keeping fit at home
Yoga Fareham – Free Yoga classes for adults and family classes. Free but accepting donations
School of SOS – Free Dance classes live streamed through Instagram and on Zoom
PnP Arcade – Board games to print out and play with your kids. Many are free
- Joe Wicks – Great exercise routines for all ages.