Resources for Parents
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Teen Mental Health Guide for Parents
Guide from MyTutor to teen mental health, with useful tips and advice for parents to help their teens overcome body image issues, academic anxiety, peer pressure and cyberbullying, and links to other important mental health resources.
Homeschooling During Covid
A useful guide to help parents keep their child's education on track even during this pandemic.
Action for Children
Guidance for parents on coronavirus, with tips on where to go for help and advice. And specific resources to aid mental and emotional wellbeing. Also chat to parenting coaches online and suggestions for keeping children of all ages engaged and entertained at home: parents.actionforchildren.org.uk
Resource for introducing children to the diversity of the Amazon Rainforest. Four issues are available to read and download: amazonascomics.com/the-comics
BBC Bitesize education support
Daily content that supports parents as schools close across the UK, to help with education and wellbeing. bbc.co.uk/bitesize
Cosmic Kids Yoga and Mindfulness
Free guided yoga and mindfulness for kids, with the added hook of favourite characters.
Dr Florence Charles
Educational and Child Psychologist. Ideas and possibilities for parents and FREE 30 minutes relaxation session for adults (Monday- Thursday at 9pm) instagram.com/dr.flo.charles
Girl Guiding: Adventures at home
Online resource hub #AdventuresAtHome packed with activities to entertain children & young people: girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/adventures-at-home
Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
Range of free exciting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths) activities and resources available.
Kidz Bop Dance Along
Super fun dance-along videos - kid friendly dance moves to up-to-date pop music, modelled by energetic kids: youtube.com/user/KidzBopKids
Met Police and NSPCC: E-Safety
National Literacy Trust Family Zone
Free online zone for parents with ideas for activities for children at home. Some of the UK’s most exciting literacy resources and activities in one place. For early years to early teens and is full of engaging activities for families to do together: literacyfamilyzone.org.uk
NRich Maths Resources
Aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. Early Years, Primary & Secondary nrich.maths.org
PE with Joe
Free workout aimed at kids live on YouTube. The workouts will be fun and suitable for all ages and even adults can get involved. 9am each morning for a 30-minute, fun workout.
Stargazing with the National Schools Observatory
Great maps showing which constellations and planets will be visible and where in the sky to look for them. Check out their hour by hour maps here: schoolsobservatory.org/learn/astro/nightsky/maps
Craft and sewing kits for kids aged 5-14 years as well as virtual sewing sessions
339 Upper Richmond Road West
The Lily Jo Project
Support for children and young people with their mental health. Releasing daily videos for children called: Unstoppable Kids: Be a Hero!
Young Archaeologists Club
Fun things to do for young archaeologists: yac-uk.org