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Your Survival Guide To Staying At Home With The Kids

March 16, 2020
Kids Activities, Parenting

Ideas on how to keep learning, stay active and have fun at home…

The current disruption to our everyday can leave us parents as well as our young ones feeling a bit anxious – and it can be hard to keep our days filled with enough activities to keep life somewhat normal. So in order to help you out while you’re stuck at home with the kids, we have put together ideas on how to keep you and your kids busy (and worry-free) during this time.

Keep checking our app as we’ll be adding more activities on a daily basis

Keep Learning

EDUCATIONAL RESOURCES

1-Month FREE Access to Educational Resources on Twinkl (use code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS)

FREE Home Learning Packs for Primary Year Group with Twinkl

BrainPop – Learning resource supporting core and supplemental subjects

IXL – Comprehensive K-12 curriculum

​Khan Academy – Free e-learning in multiple subjects

Outschool – online classes for kids 3-18yrs

FREE Handwriting Practice Worksheets​

FREE Counting Printables

FREE printable activities

ALTERNATIVE LEARNING

Activity boxes by The Creative Train

At Home Laboratory Boxes by My Discovery Lab — get 20% off with promo code KIDZAPP20

Boxstory Themed Activity Boxesget AED 30 off with Kidzapp

Learn basic math with LEGOs

Learn the letters with LEGOs

Learning Boxes by The Happy Boxget 10% off with Kidzapp

Thai Tot Cooking Kits delivered to your home by Fuchsia & Deliveroo

Tynker – coding for kids

FREE library of science experiments

Educational Games with Classroom Secret Kids

Creative Play, Experiments & more

Multiplication Games

10 Typing Games for kids

Edu Games

Kids Creative Classes

GREAT FOR TODDLERS AND YOUNGER

Circle Time Fun – Subject-specific play sessions with early-childhood xperts 

Elmo Loves ABCs mobile app

Learn Through Play For Kids 2-3yrs

Sink or float experiment for pre-schoolers

Play-Based Learning Babies & Toddlers

Stay Active

Get Crafty

Make Time For Play

Don't Feel Guilty About A Little Screen Time

EDUTAINMENT FOR THE YOUNG KIDS

Babybus

Blippi

Cocomelon

Daniel Tiger’s Neighbourhood – find full episodes on Netflix

Sesame Street

Word Party – find full episodes on Netflix

EDUTAINMENT FOR THE OLDER KIDS

Crash Course For Kids

Free School

Kids Learning Tube

Peekaboo Kidz

SciShow

Smithsonian Channel

TED-Ed

BRAIN BREAK FOR THE YOUNG KIDS

Paw Patrol – find full episodes on Netflix

Peppa Pig – find full episodes on Netflix

Storytime with popular actors

BRAIN BREAK FOR THE OLDER KIDS

Adventure Time – find full episodes on Netflix

Online tour of the Louvre in Paris

SoulPancake

The Amazing World of Gumball – find full episodes on Netflix

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And get involved! Why not put on a video game and grab a controller yourself? Your boys and girls would probably love to show you how it’s done.

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