We're all wearing many hats at the moment. Parent, Chef, Cleaner, Homeschooler, Magician!
Along with trying to maintain a semblance of normality and perhaps even attempting to juggle a job or run a business on the side too. It's exhausting, we know.
While we spend most of our days at home, we thought we'd share our go-to digital resources to keep the kids stimulated and keep you sane.
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Let's Go Live with Maddie & Greg
Join CBeebies presenter Maddie Moate and BBC science journalist Greg Foot for their 30 minute interactive science videos on YouTube, with activities like brain games, daffodil dissecting, and even how to make a POO.
Teach Your Monster to Read
Take the challenge out of reading with games that cover letters and sounds to fully formed sentences. Teach your monster to Read is funded by the Usborne Foundation, a charity set up to support initiatives to develop early literacy, and the computer version is totally FREE.
Cosmic Kids Yoga
Whatever your child is interested in, there is a yoga class to match it on Cosmic Kids Yoga YouTube channel. Harry Potter? Star Wars? There's insightful guided meditations too, such as 'Why Are Some People Mean?' and 'How to Beat Nerves'.
One Third Stories
Take the apprehension out of learning a new language with these crafty story books that begin in English and end in a different language. Genius! Currently available in Spanish and French,this is a subscription service that arrives on your doorstep once a month; with reading, writing, speaking and listening resources included in the box.
Join Artist Emily Tracy for Make Club via Zoom. There's a new schedule each week and activities include paper weaving and cardboard stack sculptures. Sessions are tailored to make things from materials we have at home, so there's no need to frantically scour Ebay for niche art supplies. Classes are £5.
Cypher has taken their popular after-school coding clubs digital while schools remain closed. Themes include Animal Planet; where kids can understand how tech is used in conservation missions to save endangered animals, and Magic; holograms, fantasy animations and magical maps plus learning a new 'trick' everyday.