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COVID -19 - Things to do at home

Coronavirus status: ONLINE SERVICE

Please find below a number of resources and links that have been gathered, by Slough Early Years Prevention Service, to support you and your families during this unusual time. To open the different activities please click on the documents in the 'Useful Documents' section.

Links have been checked and were correct at time of sending you this message, please supervise your child/ren when using the internet.

Please remember to supervise and importantly join in with your children while they are busy cooking, exercising and sticking and gluing. 

Arts and crafts Activities

https://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/articles/surprise-easter-egg?source=pal230

https://theimaginationtree.com/

https://www.communityplaythings.co.uk/learning-library/articles/pompom-chicks?source=pal229

https://nurturestore.co.uk/ice-play-simple-play-complex-learning

https://www.learning4kids.net/list-of-sensory-play-ideas/

https://preschoolinspirations.com/how-to-make-a-perfect-sensory-bottle/

https://www.smartschoolhouse.com/diy-crafts/ideas-for-kids

https://www.pnparcade.com/collections/free-games

Maths

https://ttrockstars.com/ - times tables

https://www.mathantics.com/

https://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/

https://www.themathsfactor.com/

playprodigygame.com

www.khanacademy.org

Keeping well

PE with Joe Wicks

https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

FaceBook:

Dance with Oti Matbuse

Dance with Darcey Bussel https://twitter.com/diversedancemix/status/1241098264373592065

Mental Health support

https://emergingminds.org.uk/supporting-children-and-young-people-with-worries-and-anxiety-coronavirus/

Are you worried about your child’s mental health during this period of disruption?:

It will be quite normal for you and your child to be anxious and distressed during this time but not all of the time. There are some really good websites that can support you and your child. Some offer online counselling support and others offer advice to you as a parent/carer. Take a look at the following links that will offer you and your family some guidance and support.

Young Minds  

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/looking-after-your-mental-health-while-self-isolating/

https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/talking-to-your-child-about-coronavirus/

They also offer a national helpline for parents free Mon-Fri from 9.30am to 4pm see https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/parents-helpline/

Public Health Slough

https://www.publichealthslough.co.uk/campaigns/health-at-home/

https://www.publichealthslough.co.uk/campaigns/mental-health-and-coronavirus/

The Anna Freud Centre have produced u-tube videos for parents and for children and young people which we hope will be useful.

KOOTH offers free, safe online counselling or support:  https://www.kooth.com/

Blog list of everything that’s free:

https://kidsactivitiesblog.com/135609/list-of-education-companies-offering-free-subscriptions/

https://www.youtube.com/kids/

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home?fbclid=IwAR1_jqHsORZM8e3ekYKvtvL_9BlkCpu9x6P3HfFLAQGY_iYHlLFuIqhJtkA

http://www.eparenting.co.uk/education/50_free_revision_resources_for_gcse_a_level_11_plus_and_sats.php

https://www.facebook.com/groups/871176893326326/?fref=nf

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people

This website provides parents and carers with simple activities and play ideas to support and develop communication skills in babies, toddlers and children. There are short clips for you to watch and be inspired as well as tips and advice.

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/

This website shares ideas to encourage families to ‘chat, play and read’ with children from 0 – 5 years. There are clips for you to watch and support their learning at home with simple ideas and things you’ll find in the home.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies

This website is bright and colourful with many activities with fun activities to do, watch and sing along with your children

Slough Libraries – starting an online adult story time (from week of 30 March 2020)

History with Dan Snow (free for 30-days) https://tv.historyhit.com/signup/package

Home Economics with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) https://www.instagram.com/theocooks

Lunch (cooking with Jamie Oliver) https://www.jamieoliver.com/features/category/get-kids-cooking/

National curriculum all subjects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize

https://www.khanacademy.org/

www.skoolbo.co.uk -  - £10 for the whole year at the moment

https://www.education.com/

Geography

https://childhood101.com/online-geography-games/?fbclid=IwAR3i7Mx56tRFQSmXEeu80zEPiM_hS5MQVAFq4pB1Za2q5sHVr-vUUUBOAUo

https://www.geography.org.uk/teaching-resources

https://www.archiboldclutterbuck.co.uk/discover?fbclid=IwAR1mALG2rKlrSJ5KJ9YVHL3NYFtiS4jlXooXthaWl5mAleGm8PsmOAwnfaQ

Spy kids

https://www.cia.gov/kids-page/

Virtual museum tours

https://www.holidaypirates.com/travel-magazine/10-awesome-museums-you-can-visit-from-home-in-your-pjs-virtual-tours-online-collections_35740

Wind in the Willows, Musical

https://www.willowsmusical.com/

 

Disclaimer

This information has been collected from third party providers therefore the Slough Family Information Service website and Slough Borough Council cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of this information and recommends that parents, carers, young people, residents and professionals check with providers regarding DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) and OFSTED registrations and CQC registrations