Activities and Games
Here you will find downloadable worksheets, inspirational images and other resources which can help you while you are isolated.
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Some have been created by Open Minds and IMP;ACT, and where possible we have credited the source of those we did not create ourselves.
Everytime you see the lightbulb it means there is a link to a downloadable resource
- click the lightbulb for a bright idea!
Save your milk bottles.
Clean them and use marker pen to turn them into garages for toys, or racing starter posts for kids!
activities and games for kids
create a simple weekly plan to help you pace your time out, that way you don't give yourself too much or too little to do
make salt dough crafts
these work as conversation starts as well as ideas for kids to write about in their journals
take a virtual adventure ride or rollercoaster !
try and work out what the sayings are (this is American, so put your thinking (baseball) cap on!
listen to a kids' audio book as a family
guess the 90s songs from the picture clues - one is "genie in a bottle"
make your own song videos - a fun and educational music maker
colormandala.com allows you to choose mandala templates to print out and colour in, all free
mandala making app
Each person in your household draws around their hand in a different colour. Cut them out and stick them together
free drawing templates for older children
Potato printing is ver simple; cut a shape out of a raw potato and then use it to stamp paint onto your paper
free and fun recipes that are easy to make with kids
Handprint plants and flowers are great fun
lots of fun activities
tour the pyramids of Egypt from your home!
a PDF with loads of links
teach yourself level one British Sign Language
ideas for thanking keyworkers
61 different kids activities
fun activities for young children
free activities and downloadable drawing sheets for kids
lots of free kids games to build mental health
try a scavenger hunt around your house - use your imagination and create your own!
take a sunlit walk via youtube
do a word search online
guess the 80s songs from the picture clues - one is "walking on sunshine"
make your own music (app) and cartoon music videos
free downloadable colouring pages
a Lego prompt to build, one every day for 30 days !
Or take your time and make them last even longer
free Disney downloadable colouring pages
Sensory boxes can be fun to make and also a relaxing, calming resource when your kids are stressed
build an amazing den
Thankfulness flags are a great way to use up old clothes, and keep the kids busy for a few hours
earn a Blue Peter Badge
field trips to London, Yorkshire attractions and more! but in the comfort of your own home
Lots of great resources and activities from mumbler
bunting ideas and more
amazing activities for kids
links and more
This guide provides families with numerous ideas for entertainment without breaking the bank