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Online Learning Resources for Children & Young People

We’ve put together some links to free online learning resources and fun activities aimed at children and young people.

These resources are also useful for youth and play workers and anyone volunteering or working with children and young people in a community or play scheme setting..

TED-Ed is working with expert educators and TED speakers throughout the world to create and share high-quality, interactive, video-based lessons on a daily basis, for free

BBC Bitesize – A brilliant website to support learning how to read. New resources uploaded daily.

Phonics resources. Lots of worksheets to print out, too. A free website.

Free phonics resource to use during this current period. https://www.phonicsplay.co.uk/

British Council website – It can help parents support their child’s English learning at home. Activities, games and exercises for listening, reading, writing and speaking. https://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/

Twinkl – School Closure Resource Packs made for parents to teach their children from home. Worksheets, activities and games have simple instructions and are easy to download and use at home. https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/covid19-school-closures

Black Lives Matter – Let’s Learn, Educate and Change, Together
Features some useful learning resources, reading comprehensions, posters and powerpoint presentations for all ages.

Black History 4 Schools
blackhistory4schools is the leading website in the UK dedicated to the promotion of Black and Asian British history in schools. The resources and blog are freely available and cover topics ranging from the Romans to the Windrush.

Music resources for primary school age children

Maths puzzles and games

Maths quizzes

Here are some classic children’s books, free to read or listen to.

The Literacy Shed is home to a wealth of visual resources including short animations and stories.

Art for kids hub

Easy Kids Crafts – how to videos

5 Minute Crafts – how to videos

Crafts for kids

Robin Arts School

Typing games for kids

Everyschool provides a one stop shop for the best free online educational activities and games.

National Museums Liverpool are encouraging primary school age children to create their own exhibition at home using 10 objects that represent ‘you’ or to create an art gallery by drawing, painting or making 10 artistic creations that represent ‘you’. https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/my-home-my-museum

Chatter Pack – a page full of incredible links to some brilliant resources and activities which you can access here. You can listen to podcasts and even stream live bands. There are also useful link on issues such as mindfulness and how to deal with being at home for so long during this period.

BBC Newsround

Moshi – Sleep and Mindfulness

ADHD Foundation resources

Twinkl – Helpful packs that you can use to help support home learning for your child with SEND. The resources include worksheets, games, arts and craft activities and more that you can easily download.

Liverpool Learning Partnership has produced Wakelet which contains links to lots of resources aimed at children, families and school and provided advice and guidance with regards to well-being at this difficult time

10 tips to help if you are worried about coronavirus

Three Tips to Boost Your Confidence

P.E. with Joe Wicks


AccessArt has many resources suitable for children, teenagers and parents to use at home during self-isolation.

Get Creative 2020
#GetCreativeAtHome. Simply select your favourite artform and just… get creative! https://getcreativeuk.com/activities

ARTS:LIVE contains a range of fun, creative ‘at home’ activities for children of all ages to enjoy. There are craft, art, media, dance and music projects for children and adults to do together or individually. Whatever you’re looking for, we’re sure you’ll find something fun to do after school, on the weekend or during school holidays. https://www.artslive.com/at-home/

Vertical Veg – Growing food in small spaces
Vertical Veg inspires and supports food growing in containers in small spaces. Here you will find lots of ideas and practical tips on how to create a delicious, nutritious and beautiful container garden.