As schools across the UK have closed, parents up and down the country now face the task in keeping their children healthy, happy and learning from home, which can certainly be a challenge during the half term Easter holidays.
To help entertain and maintain their routine as best as possible, we’ve compiled a list of FREE activities and information to keep your little one’s continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
1. PE WITH JOE WICKS
Calling all parents, school is in session from 9am! That’s right! Send the kids to class with The Body Coach as #PEwithJOE starts each weekday at 9am on his YOUTUBE channel: The Body Coach TV
2. FREE AUDIBLE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.
It’s that easy!
3. FREE COLOURING IN SHEETS
Visit Eleanor Bowmer’s website to find free printable copies of some of her iconic prints for colouring-in fun.
We’ll be honest, we don’t know whether we want to share these with the children or keep them for ourselves!
4. DAVID WALLIAMS FREE DAILY BOOKS
Comedian and children’s author David Walliams is releasing a free children’s audio book daily for the next 30 days. The audio book extracts will be released daily at 11am and will be selected from his ‘World’s Worst Children’ book series.
5. FREE MINECRAFT EDUCATIONAL GAMES
Venture into digital worlds instead of the real one and find some of the best lessons from Minecraft: Education Edition in a brand-new Education category.
These educational worlds can be played on your own, with your kids, parents or friends. Safe from the comfort of your home, you can tour the International Space Station or even explore the inside of a human eye.
All of these worlds are free to download through June 30, 2020.