The Scared Gang Have to Stay at Home

Written by Eadaoin Bhreathnach Illustrated by Saighle Bhreathnach-Cashell

The author and artist are providing this story as a free resource for children in response to Covid-19.

Please see

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for more information on The Scared Gang series.

Creative Star Learning Ltd

Creative Star Learning Ltd Provides some super creative ideas and resources for outdoor learning.

Fun Activities You Can do At Home

Fun activities to keep you children fit and healthy at home.

Supermovers

A 20-minute active learning programme for your home or classroom.

This website also to provide fun curriculum linked resources to get pupils moving while they learn.

Oak National Academy

The Duchess of Cambridge lead an online assembly on behalf of the Oak National Academy during which she spoke about the importance of mental wellbeing among children. The theme of the Duchess’ assembly was ‘spread a little kindness’ and was based on a lesson plan which is available on the Mentally Healthy Schools platform. This platform was developed in collaboration with children’s mental health charity Place2Be and encourages children to explore ways in which they can show kindness and recognise the benefits of kindness to others.

The Mentally Healthy Schools platform can be accessed here:

https://www.mentallyhealthyschools.org.uk/

 

A recording of the assembly can be accessed, as well as others, on the Oak National Academy website.

The photograph of Duchess of Cambridge is the link to the website.

Red Closs
As global coronavirus pandemic, things can feel a little uncertain and even overwhelming. But, during these difficult times, one thing is clear: small acts of kindness make a big difference. During the Coronavirus pandemic small acts of kindness has the ability to make a big difference. British Red Cross has produce a ‘power of kindness calendar’ which helps children and young people learn about and carry out kind acts. The power of kindness calendar is free to download from their website ‘www.redcross.org.uk‘ or by fllowing the link provided.
FREE KINDNESS CALENDAR FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE!

Home Learning Singing & Drama Resources

The School Musicals Company has provided a number of singing and drama resources. These resources are free and might be useful for home learning.

The website is offering free Home Learning Singing & Drama Resources.

Each resource includes ‘a scene and a song’ from many of their most popular shows and are completely free to download! Each pack contains a duologue, the vocal and backing tracks to a song as well as a lyric sheet.

Internet Safety

Chicken Clicking

by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross

Hull Storytime has released a story with an important message about internet safety.

The story they are using to rely this message is Chicken Clicking by Jeanne Willis and Tony Ross so it is perfect for foundation and KS1 as well as being enjoyable for all children throughout the rest of the school.

The video can be watched, along with other stories, on their Youtube channel, by clicking on Chicken Licken.

 

Anderson Press has also given us access to teaching resources for the story, available here by clicking on the resource book.

National Online Safety has produced a ‘Online Safety Tips For Children’ poster which contains important information that children as well as trusted adults should be aware of.

A Return to School PE Pack

A Covid return to school PE pack for KS1 and 2 with activities designed for pupils to practice key skills while playing games.

imoves

 

imoves has provided various resources that are designed to get Primary School kids learning actively.

The following links are for various age groups and will also help with writing and spellings.

Join in the mountain bike challenge. no bike is needed…just a chair as your bike!

Mountain Bike Activity Worksheets

World Health Organization

The World Health Organization have created a story book to help children cope during COVID 19.
“Previous humanitarian emergencies have shown us how vital it is to address the fears and anxiety of young people when life as they know it gets turned upside down. We hope that this beautifully-illustrated book, which takes children on a journey across time zones and continents, will help them to understand what they can do to stay positive and keep safe during the coronavirus outbreak.” (Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, Director-General)
Please click on the photograph to go to the digital story book.

Everybody Worries

by Jon Burgerman

This bright and friendly picture book, is to help children with any worries about the current coronavirus situation. There are plenty of ideas for dealing with coronavirus in a positive way. They learn that it’s okay to worry about coronavirus.

Drama

with Sophie Huckstep

As well as keeping fit to help with mental health another activity that can help is drama!

Therefore, Sophie has produced a video offering some relaxing but fun therapy through drama in which she illustrates (for all age pupils….and adults!!!) how to imagine putting your mind anywhere you wish to go!

Here is the ‘Drama with Sophie Huckstep‘ link to the movie.

Plenty Think

Two links to resources from Plenty Think are posted. Also the ‘Plenty Think’ logo links to their website which has plenty of ideas and resources.