Personal, Social and Emotional Development ideas
A downloadable book for talking to children about Coronavirus.
Practical advice and tips and advice for parents/carers on supporting children's mental well-being
A selection of play-based activities to promote young children's social and emotional development can be found in the link below.
Communication, Language and Literacy Development Ideas-
Recommended booklists to support parents/carers choices. Some familiar stories available electronically which are supported with signing. Additional family activities are included in the ‘Home Time’ section. Children will need a supporting adult to access this content.
During school closures all children’s audiobooks are free. There is a ‘little learners' section’. Children will need a supporting adult to access this content.
You can download a range of home learning activity packs to complete as your read the brilliant Julia Donaldson books.
Short audio clips of poems for children to listen to. Printed words also available.
Physical Development Ideas-
Videos that are 2-3 minutes long using actions and songs for children to copy and join in with. Interactive and fun. Children do not need an adult to access this content.
Physical activities using Disney characters from the Change for Life NHS programme. Simple instruction cards as well as videos and easy to follow challenges to get children moving. Children need an adult to access this content.
Number Development Ideas-
A range of activities available on activity cards with clear instructions and hands-on learning activities for parents, carers and children to engage in together. Good opportunities for developing problem solving and reasoning. Children will need a supporting adult to access this content.
A range of practical activities with accompanying videos to support all areas of mathematical development. Children will need a supporting adult to access this content.
Videos require ICT access.