Resources Recommended By Department of Education
NHS MindEd Hub
MindEd is a free educational resource on children and young people's mental health for all adults
Rise Above is where you will find interesting and useful stuff from the web and beyond to get us all talking about the things that matter to us. You’ll find inspiring and useful stories, videos, games and advice.
DfE Hungry Little Minds
For parents with children under 5 years old, who have not yet started school, the Department for Education (DfE)’s Hungry Little Minds campaign features tips and practical activities that you can do at home with children to support their early learning
For the older ones this is a fantastic site. You need to sign up to create a free account. You can also download it to your mobile phone. Make sure that you switch the 'audio on' button on in the options section.
NGAKids Art Zone
family programs at the National Gallery of Art are based on a philosophy of slowing down, focusing on one work of art, developing observation and thinking skills, inspiring curiosity and wonder, and fostering collaboration between children and adults.
Draw with Rob
join this bestselling/aware winning author every Tuesday and Thursday at 10am for a draw-along video to help children learn how to draw wonderful pictures.
Art: a short online course by Access Art on sketchbooks - suitable for all ages!
the Sesame Street hub is filled with videos, playful learning activities, and ways to help families stay physically and mentally healthy.
Robin Hood Mat
Lots of learning projects for parents and schools (EYFS, KS1, Y3/4, Y5/6). Be sure to read the project overview guides first.
Edinburgh Zoo Live Web Cams
Watch animals live at Edinburgh zoo via webcam. Panda, tiger, koala, penguin and rockhopper penguins all have cameras in their exhibits for you to watch. Children can learn more about the animals and their habitats