The 100+ Things To Do With Kids Indoors website does just what it says on the tin! A wealth of ideas for crafts, games, screen time, recipes, educational ideas and much more. A good one-stop shop if you’re running out of inspiration!
Just one of the many activity ideas from this great website. Try making a recycled robot! Easy to do and very few resources required – in fact, you can use whatever you can find!
If you want a good robot story to read, you could try these: · The Robot and The Bluebird by David Lucas (YR/KS1) · Y3/4: The Iron Man by Ted Hughes (KS2) · The Wild Robot by Peter Brown (KS2) · Barry by Colin Thompson (Y5/6)
Download a LEGO Play Challenge printable resource and over the course of 30 days you and your children can build everything from a boat that floats and a space ship to a pirate ship and a marble run! There are also instructions for a Lego game using bricks and dice.
The activities range from boosting communication skills to problem-solving and include challenges such as creating a “storm in a teacup”, learning code, practicing digital camera skills and much more. And it doesn’t matter where in the world you are, anyone can join in.
Professional illustrator Mo Wilems invites you into his studio every day for his LUNCH DOODLE. Grab some paper and pencils, pens, or crayons and join Mo to explore ways of writing and making together. You are invited to send in your drawings and questions for Mo. Note that the daily drawing/doodle lessons are 1pm ET which is 5pm our time. However they remain online to be streamed afterwards.
100+ Great Indoor Activities for Kids to Do at Home. There are a wealth of ideas here for you to spend quality time together with your children on Arts & Craft, Indoor games, easy recipes and much more. Be aware that some of the activities require purchasing resources but many don’t. You may want to use one of our timetable templates to plan a number of activities to do throughout each week.
Grab your star stickers and black paper or card to make these constellation cards for birthdays and thank-you’s! This gives clear instructions using pictures so is easy to follow. Why not make a card and send it to someone to cheer them up?
The British Library website has a section about miniature books, which were created more than 200 years ago to help children learn to read by reading to their dolls. They really were tiny – around the same length as a mouse’s tail! Learn more about them and have a go at making one of your own!
The Scouting Organisation have set up lots of different activities that can all be done indoors. Activities range from 10 minutes to an hour. Each activity has a set of clear instructions or a video link to help.
Welcome to the Parent or teacher, at home or still in school, our Home Learning Hub has you covered during school closures. Each day you’ll find a new set of daily activities to get involved with. Qualified Twinkl teachers will provide book readings, live lessons, positive news updates and more. We’ll be bringing you activities from our partners too, to help fill your days and offer some much-needed variety. Activities will be listed the day before – giving you enough time to get prepped and set up for the next day’s learning.