Useful resources to keep children occupied when stuck inside

Please see below a list on on-line resources that may be useful for carers (and staff) during school closures. They were compiled by a parent who home educates. It is slightly US orientated but we hope you find it useful.

Online resources
Curiosity Stream
– Beast Academy (Math)
– Khan Academy
– Creative Bug
– Discovery Education

YouTube Channels: (just go to YouTube and search for these)
– Crash Course Kids
– Science Channel
– SciShow Kids
– National Geographic Kids
– Free School
– Geography Focus
– TheBrainScoop
– SciShow
– Kids Learning Tube
– Geeek Gurl Diaries
– Mike Likes Science
– Science Max
– SoulPancake


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