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Coronavirus - Things to do at home during lockdown

Superpowered Lockdown Activities For Kids
Brilliant fun STEM learning - minimal screen time.

Stories, adventures and creative activities helping children aged 6-11 to keep busy and learning during lockdown. Watch as your child builds their own inventions with Nanogirl using only items found around the house on their mission to become STEM superheroes!


go wild!

The Wildlife Trust have lots of great ideas for connecting with nature in a fun and practical way! 

30 days wild homeschooling

Why not try a lockdown diary?

So you’re stuck at home on lockdown from Covid-19? Bummer. Let’s make the most of it with some isolation appreciation

1. Download and print at home.
2. Keep a record of what went on with 4 weeks of activities and daily prompts.
3. Staple together when finished and save as a memento to your future self.

My Lockdown Diary

Free fun activities alert!

The world of David Walliams website has lots of free, fun activity pages.

David Walliams activities

 visit beautiful views, explore museums and tour beautiful gardens

Become a sofa explorer. Explore the world in the comfort of your own home. There are a number of museums you can wander around for free online too.

 Why not explore the Dutch flower park dubbed 'the most beautiful Spring garden in the world'. Keukenhof has opened its doors to virtual visitors and you can see over 7 million plants! Of course you will see a rainbow of tulips, but also daffodils, hyacinths, orchids, roses, lilies and more.



Virtual farm and zoo visits!

Staying at home doesn't mean you can't get up close to your favourite animals. In fact, you can get closer than ever with these virtual zoo and farm tours. 

Chester Zoo are offering live virtual tours featuring many of their most popular animals. Pandas, Chimps, Giraffes, Elephants.....the choice is yours!

Or head over to the USA and visit the animals at Reid Park Zoo, with their live feed Zoo Cams! Choose from Elephants, Grizzly Bears, Lemurs, Giraffe's and Lio. 

If you feel you need more animal magic, because you can never have enough cuteness, check out earth cam - animal cams. You'll find a collection of the best zoo and animal cams.

Chester Zoo 

Reid Park Zoo.

earth cam - animal cams