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Online Activites and Resources from our Supporters

It can be overwhelming and time-consuming to search through lots of sites looking for fun, educational content and resources to help support your child's development at home during this period of self-isolation. So we've done this for you! We have created a list of FREE resources which we trust and believe will be helpful to you and your family during this period. We will also be regularly updating this list daily, so be sure to check back for new additions!

3foot

Our friends at 3Foot have put together a lovely and comprehensive activity pack for families to enjoy!
(Printable Content)
Activities by 3foot
 

Addo Play

Addo Play aims to create hundreds of ways for children to play every day!
(Requires Addo Play products to complete activities)

Asmodee

Asmodee, home to a number of fun family games, have released a number of Dobble related activity sheets.
 (Printable content)
Good Toys by Asmodee/ Activities by Asmodee
 

Can-Do Child

This Recommended app is now free to download and full of activities for parents to help their children develop essential life skills.

First News

The minds at the self-titled Good Play Guide Recommended, First News, have offered access to their weekly kids newspaper for the first week free. 
(Requires Signup)

First Wonder Box

First Wonder Box offers themed activity boxes as well as FREE activity sheets, bursting with fun for kids aged 4-8. 

Gibsons Games

Here are a selection of 'Stay at Home' themed colouring sheets from the popular puzzle maker

HUE HD

HUE HD is offering activity guides for teachers and parents to help guide children through the process of creating animations 
(Requires Signup) 

iChild

Website offering a large number of fun, educational activities for a number of subjects and occassions. 
(Requires Signup / Printable Content)
Activities by iChild
 

Learning Resources

Website offering a large number of fun, educational activities for a number of subjects and occassions. 
(Printable Content)
Activities by Learning Resources

Lemon Ribbon

Home to a number of fun activities and games for children to enjoy! 
(Printable Content)
Activities by Lemon Ribbon
 

Magformers

The educational construction toy brand is offering worksheets for children to complete alongside their Magformer toys.
(Requires Magformers for some activities)

Morphun

The minds behind the creative construction set also have an online educational platform to support children's language learning and maths development. 

(Signup Required)

Orchard Toys

The educational games and jigsaw maker has release a range of worksheets and activities for children to complete and share

Orchard Toys in the Good Play Guide /  Activities by Orchard Toys

 

Ravensburger

The leading puzzle maker is offering fun activities and support for parents online.
 (Printable content)
Ravensburger in the Good Play Guide /  Activities by Ravensburger
 

Tonies

The team behind the innovative music and audioplayer have released a number of activity sheets
 (Printable content)
Good Play Guide Review of Tonies /  Activities by Tonies
 

What's On 4 Kids UK

The UK's leading children's activity provider is promoting online activities and virtual classes.
 Activities by What's On 4 Kids UK
 

Robert Frederick

Colouring sheets and activities from the toy, gifts and books provider.
 Activities by Robert Frederick
 

Online Activites and Resources from other trusted sources

General

3Foot - Our friends at 3Foot have put together a lovely and comprehensive activity pack for families to enjoy! (Printable content) 

Audible - Let the story begin with access to a wide selection of audio books from Amazon

BBC Bitesize - Educational resources from the BBC supporting all ages.

Buzz Kids Parties - The kids party entertainment service is running a daily science experiment series live on Facebook.

Can-Do Child Communication App - This Recommended app is full of activities for parents to help their children develop essential life skills.

Captain Fantastic - The leading children's entertainment company are live streaming fun and interactive shows daily.

DesignaFriend - Launching an online fashion school to encourage creative home learning from Monday 30th March. as well as a number of daily fun stay@home activities.

Door Way Online - A collection of highly-accessible, educational games.

Easy Read Time Teacher - Launched a number of resources to help teach analogue time to children. (Printable Content)

Edinburgh Zoo - It's not possible to take a trip to the zoo, but that doesn't mean you won't be able to see some beautiful creatures from the comfort of your own home with these live cam animal feeds.

Guardian - A compilation of 10 visually breathtaking virtual tours you can try online.

Harry Potter - Banish the boredom with an array of magical treats and tasks you can complete at home!

HUE HD - The team behind the HUE's Homeschool Camera and Animation Studio is offering activity guides for teachers and parents to help guide children through the process of creating animations (Requires signup) 

imoves - Online platform dedicated to creating brighter, happier and healthier children.

Karisma Kidz - Tips for Parents on how to make working from home less stressful. (Requires signup)

Kids Planet Day Nurseries - Family-owned nurseries group are making a number of learning resources free online.  (Printable content)

Lemon Ribbon - Home to a number of fun activities and games for children to enjoy! (Printable content)

LendED - Online platform offering 100s of online-based resources for children to learn from.

Little Brian Paint Sticks - Offering weekly activities as part of a #PlayAtHome series to encourage indoor activities and crafts at home.

Magformers - The educational construction toy brand is offering worksheets for children to complete alongside their Magformer toys! (Requires Magformer products / Printable content)

Mrs Mactivity - Gain access to a number of home learning packs and hygiene resources. (Signup Required)

Morphun - Online educational platform now accessible to support children's language learning and maths development. (Signup required)

Orchard Toys - The games and jigsaw maker has released a range of worksheets and activities for Children to complete and share. (Printable content)

P.E with Joe - Daily physical workouts with Joe Wicks in an attempt to keep the nation active.

Pobble365 - Online platform offering resources to encourage writing.

Premier League - A wide-range of curriculum-linked resources inspired by the beautiful game.

Ravensburger - The leading puzzle maker is offering fun activities and support for parents online. (Printable content)

Scouts - The Scouts have pulled together some inspired indoor activities to help kids learning new things and have fun whilst doing so!

SUMBLOX - Build and Learn as you go with SUMBLOX. (Requires Product)

The Creation Station - Online site launching daily creative activities, streamed live from their Facebook page.

Tech Will Save Us - An eBook packed with fun and easy activities that only require the use household items to help your kids develop their STEAM skills!

TEGU - Introducing a number of play activities to support children's activities.

Top Marks - Online site with lots of educational activities across a number of subjects.

The Pods - Offering activity sheets to colour in the unique and diverse characters.

Tpet - Teacher's Pet offers online educational resources for primary students. (Requires sign up / Printable content)

Twinkl - Website offering teacher-created materials for primary, secondary and parents. (Requires sign up / Printable content)

Waterbabies - Features online information and activities on how to build your little one's water confidence

We are Teachers - Free online resources for US School students.

What's On 4 Kids UK - Online children's activity platform promoting online activities and virtual classes.

Whipper Snapper Kids - A summer-themed booklet comprised of fun activities and play ideas for children to enjoy (Printable content)

English

First News - The minds at the self-titled Good Play Guide Recommended, First News, have offered access to their weekly newspaper for kids. (Requires signup)

iChild - Website offering a large number of fun, educational activities for a number of subjects and occassions. (Requires signup / Printable content)

Myths and Legends - An online site for those who enjoy stories and storytelling.

Night Zookeeper - The team behind the Good App Guide Recommended app, Night Zookeeper, is now offering a creative writing resource (Requires signup) 

Oxford Owl - Online website offering access to 100s of children's books. 

Spelling Frame - Online site allowing students to practise and test out their spellings with instant feedback.

The Reading Realm - Online site offering fun creative writing resources. (Printable content)

Maths

Children's University of Manchester - Online platform offering access to a number of educational subjects tailored to children.

iChild - Website offering a large number of fun, educational activities for a number of subjects and occassions. (Requires signup / Printable content)

Math Sticks - Website offering a number of Math activities. (Requires signup)

Sumdog - Website offering Maths and Spellings practice for ages 5-14. (Requires signup)

Prodigy Game - Online Math platform targeted towards US students. (Requires signup)

Top Marks - Online site with lots of educational activities across a number of subjects.

Times Tables Rockstars - Schools can access this online platform for multiplication and division for 60 days. (Requires signup)

White Rose Maths - Online site providing a number of lessons for Years 1 -8.

Science

Children's University of Manchester - Online platform offering access to a number of educational subjects tailored to children.

Grow Eat Gift - Blog with over 30 fun, scientific experiments you can try.

iChild - Website offering a large number of fun, educational activities for a number of subjects and occassions. (Requires signup / Printable content)

NASA - Love space? Check out these phenomenal images from NASA's library.

Nature Matters - Online site hosting weekly lessons to encourage children with a passion for STEM. (Requires signup)

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