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BBC Learning

This site is old and no longer updated and yet there’s so much still available, from language learning to BBC Bitesize for revision.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 TV licence required except for content on BBC iPlayer.

Learn to draw

A great series of lessons for developing your drawing skills

Blockly       Blockly Games

Learn computer programming skills – fun and free.

Scratch Scratch – Imagine, Program, Share (

Creative computer programming. This what the children use in school and so should be familiar with it.

National Geographic Kids     National Geographic Kids

Activities and quizzes for younger kids.

Duolingo  Duolingo – The world’s best way to learn a language

Learn languages for free. Web or app.

Mystery Science    Mystery Science: Lessons for elementary teachers

Free science lessons

Crest Awards  CREST Awards 

Science awards you can complete from home.

Paw Print Badges    Badges – Pawprint Family

Free challenge packs and other downloads. Many activities can be completed indoors. Badges cost but are optional.

Tinkercad   Tinkercad | Create 3D digital designs with online CAD | Tinkercad

All kinds of making.

Cbeebies Radio      Radio – Listening activities for kids – CBeebies – BBC

Listening activities for the younger ones.

Nature Detectives    Nature Detectives – Woodland Trust

A lot of these can be done in a garden, or if you can get to a remote forest location!

Oxford Owl for Home       Oxford Owl for School and Home

Lots of free resources for Primary age

Big History Project    Big History Project

Aimed at Secondary age. Multi disciplinary activities.

Geography Games    World Geography Games Online – Let’s play and learn Geography! (

Geography gaming!

Blue Peter Badges    Blue Peter Badges | How to Apply | Free Entry to UK Attractions – CBBC – BBC

Plentry to do and most are easy to obtain – a Blue Peter badge also gets you free entrance to many attractions when they open again!

The Imagination Tree The Imagination Tree – Creative play and learning for kids

Creative art and craft activities for the very youngest.

Toy Theater    Toy Theater | Fun Online Educational Games for Kids

Educational online games

DK Find Out    DK Find Out! | Fun Facts for Kids on Animals, Earth, History and more!

Activities and quizzes

Twinkl    Primary Resources – KS2, KS1, Early Years (EYFS) KS3, KS4, Twinkl

The no.1 teacher resource site with free access to parents during school closure.