8 April 2020
This is a regular blog feature where we’ll be sharing activities, ideas and tips on how to make the most of self-isolation.
The prospect of keeping children busy at home can be a daunting one right now but below are a few fun low cost ideas that you might like to try with your little people.
Science can be a little intimidating. Whether it's the latest research in quantum mechanics or organic chemistry, sometimes science can make your head spin. But you don't have to be go through 8 years of school or work in a high-tech lab to do science. There are plenty of experiments you can do at home and you might even have a few of the materials just lying around the house. Check this website for few easy ways for you to see science in action
Salt painting is a fun process art activity to do with kids. It’s easy to set up and the results can be so beautiful! It’s also really fun to watch the watercolors run along the salt as you paint!
Need a quick chocolate fix? Try making this easy microwave mug cake with store cupboard ingredients. It's even more delicious with a scoop of vanilla ice cream
Welcome to the world of super colouring pages. From your child’s favourite animals, cartoon characters, and sweet treats to cars, airplanes, and spaceships they can find many pages to spark their creativity.
Make a bird feeder from the bottles you would throw away.
This video will show you how to make an easy origami dinosaur. You will also see other videos that show you how to make everything from a dragon to a fox.
Go to this website to find lots of different puzzles for children to do
DIY! Make your own paper fortune teller with this easy tutorial. see below how to tell someone's fortune
This video will show you how to make a glitter jar. This DIY glitter jar is perfect for relaxation and meditation. These work great for kids (and adults) who need to de-stress!
You could even visit a museum...Wait, what?
Doesn’t self-isolation mean we have to stay home? Exactly so! But to visit some of the best museums in the world you no longer have to travel as they offer online virtual tours! ·
Many more are now accessible online, thanks to Google Street View service.