All parents and carers who have become temporary teachers are looking at ways to make home learning useful and fun.
We’ve already shared this list of brilliant resources put together by people and organisations in York.
Here are another 40 online resources to help ease the transition into home-learning, for children and adults alike. We hope they are of some help!
School trips may have been cancelled or postponed and since days out aren’t possible right now – how about days in? Take a virtual tour and explore museums, galleries, aquariums and even as far as the Great Wall of China – and also…Mars?
- The British Museum
- The National Gallery
- Buckingham Palace
- The Louvre
- The MET Museum
- Scottish Maritime Museum
- Great North Museum
- Van Gogh Museum
- Boston Children’s Museum
- Edinburgh Zoo’s live animal cams
- Monterey Bay Aquarium’s live animal cams
- Great Wall of China
- Access with Mars
These websites are here to give a helping hand to support your child’s learning. From worksheets, to video content, to experiments these resources will be valuable for your home-schooling.
- National Geographic for Kids
- Cool Math Worksheets
- Science experiments
- Free resources with a football theme
- Phonics Play
- Free revision content for GCSE and A-Level
- Free science lessons
- Free resources for primary age
Educational apps and websites
Even more resources! Learn a new language for free, explore free university courses on a wide range of subjects, find fun poetry, and more.
Joe Wicks (TheBodyCoach) is doing daily live-streams of 30 minute workouts for kids to help them stay active. He also has 5 minute and 8 minute workout videos for kids on his channel too. Strictly’s Oti Mabuse is live-streaming dance classes for kids – routines to Shrek, Trolls and Mary Poppins are already available to have a go at.
Learning from home could be the perfect opportunity to pick up a new hobby with your kids! Learn to cook, draw, code and more. Explore their creative side while also learning new skills.