Now that our kids are at home we’re all looking for ways to keep them busy. Don’t worry we’re going to have lots of ideas coming your way over the next weeks.
In the meantime here is a list of online resources for you. We’ve done our best to divide it up into different educational stages, but please note some of them cross.
Listening activities for the younger ones.
This is more for printouts, and usually at a fee, but they’re offering a month of free access to parents.
Sign up and use the promo code UKTWINKLHELPS to get your free one-month subscription. They may possibly extend this depending on the length of school closures.
The Imagination Tree
Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.
Red Ted Art
Easy arts and crafts for little ones
Educational online games
National Geographic Kids
Activities and quizzes for younger kids.
The Artful Parent
Good, free art activities.
This is in U.S. grades, but good for Botswana Primary age.
Free science lessons.
Oxford Owl for Home
Lots of free resources for Primary age.
YouTube videos on many subjects.
DK Find Out
Activities and quizzes.
Free to access 100s of courses, only pay to upgrade if you need a certificate in your name (own account from age 14+ but younger learners can use a parent account).
Big History Project
Aimed at Secondary age. Multi-disciplinary activities.
For those revising at GCSE or A level. Tons of free revision content. Paid access to higher-level material.
Creative computer programming
Especially good for maths and computing for all ages but other subjects at Secondary level. Note this uses the U.S. grade system but mostly it’s common materials.
All sorts of engaging educational videos
This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision. No UK TV license is required except for content on BBC iPlayer.
The Kids Should See This
This offers a wide range of cool educational videos
Science awards you can complete from home.
Digital enterprise award scheme you can complete online.
All kinds of making.
Resources for English language learning.
Learn A language
Learn languages for free. Web or app.
As we find more websites for learning we’ll add them to our list of online resources. Please SHARE this story with your friends and help them out too.
**Thanks to REWA for helping us discover a lot of these resources**