RESOURCES

Here are some links with activities to do with the children whilst they are at home.

The government have updated their website for parents to include a section on resources available to support parents of under 5’s at home.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers/closure-of-educational-settings-information-for-parents-and-carers 

For parents with children under 5 years old who have not yet started school, there is the Department for Education’s Hungry Little Minds campaign features tips and practical activities that you can do at home with children to support their early learning. There are many simple ways to help your children learn and it does not have to feel like ‘learning’.

https://hungrylittleminds.campaign.gov.uk/ 

Having everyday conversations, make-believe play and reading together all make a big difference to your child’s development. You can find more ideas and content from the BBC’s Tiny Happy People

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people 

The National Literacy Trust’s Family Zone .

https://literacytrust.org.uk/family-zone/birth-4/ 

The Department for Education has published further guidance on how to help children aged 2 to 4 to learn at home during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/help-children-aged-2-to-4-to-learn-at-home-during-coronavirus-covid-19 

Katie, who often comes to help and entertain the children has some ideas on her Facebook page called 'Katie's Characters' as well.

https://www.facebook.com/katiescharacters 

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