Please note: These resources have been selected through a process of research by Learning from Home team members. Sir Ken Robinson is not officially affiliated with all of these organisations or their activities, and their inclusion here does not serve as an official endorsement.

Tiny Happy People

An initiative powered by the BBC, The Royal Foundation and lots of universities and specialist organisations to encourage the development…


Children’s Parliament Wellbeing Survey

A report on the findings from the Scottish Children's Parliament national survey from April and May 2020, giving an insight into the…


The Conscious Kid

An education, research and policy organisation encouraging parenting and education through a critical race lens.Visit the website


Embrace Race

A platform of tools, resources and an online community to help parents raise anti-racist children.Visit the website


TED Talks

A collection of videos from TED to help understand racism in America.Watch the videos


Hair Love

An Oscar-winning short film from Matthew A. Cherry of an African American father learning to style his daughter's hair for the first…


Diverse Toys

Some ideas for increasing the diversity of the games, toys and puzzles your children play with.Read the article


Talking to Kids about Race and Racism

Practical and tangible tips and advice on navigating conversations with children about race and racism.Read the article


Black Lives Matter

Petitions, resources and ways to donate to the global Black Lives Matter movement.Visit the website


Books for Racial and Ethnic Socialisation

Books and resources for children of all ages, as well as parents and carers, curated by the American Psychological Association to help…


Using Media to Raise Anti-Racist Kids

Guidance for how White parents and carers can use media to spark and support conversations on race, and tips on teaching your children to…


Explaining Racism and Protests

An article from the New York Times with guidance of how to talk to children about protests and racism, with some book suggestions to…


@inclusivestorytime

An Instagram account sharing recommendations of inclusive and diverse children's books.Visit their Instagram account


HundrEd

Resources to help learning from home during the pandemic.Visit the website


Supporting Yourself as a Parent or Carer

Suggestions and tips you are able to do from home or while socially distancing because you must put on your own mask first.Visit the…


Learning by Teaching

Some information about why teaching others can be so powerful in children's education.Visit the website


Montessori Schools

Some information about Montessori schools and their approach to children's learning.Visit the website


Coronavirus and Schools (powered by National Education Union)

Really helpful resources and news surrounding UK schools and the Covid-19 pandemic.Visit the website


The Conversation

An article about how different this current situation of learning from home is compared with home-schooling, and the benefits of letting…


Pobble

A variety of articles with suggestions for keeping kids entertained as well hints and tips for both parents and teachers.Visit the website


Open University

The Open University has collated all of the online courses they are offering for free during the pandemic, covering a variety of topics and…


Yale: The Science of Wellbeing

Yale University have made their most popular course freely available online during the pandemic. Coursera also offer plenty of other…


Food Literacy Center

A variety of children-friendly recipes that will be popular with the whole family, designed to get kids involved in cooking at home.Visit…


National Geographic

Activities, quizzes and facts to help kids discover animals, geography, science, nature and history.Suitable for ages 5 and up.Visit the…


NHM Dippy’s Naturenauts

An immersive app designed to help children get outside and explore nature in the UK.Good for school aged children.Visit the website


Google Arts and Culture: National Parks

Virtually explore five drastically different national parks, all in the USA. Beautifully shot, narrated videos which aren't too…


Oxford Owl

A range of resources to aid learning from home, particularly English and Maths, for children up to the age of 11.Visit the website


Little House Kindergarten

Pay as you can home-school curriculum specifically for kindergarten aged kids, as well as free resources for little ones learning from…


Maddie Moate on YouTube

Lots of engaging videos all covering different topics, like oceans, magic, gardening, science and cooking.Visit the website


BrainPop

A website to support school learning through games and fun activities, with topics including science, health, arts, reading, maths and…


Barclays Life Skills

Online lessons for young people (up to the age of 24) to help with confidence and wellbeing, money management, interview and CV skills,…


How To Academy

Available for free during the pandemic, the How To Academy offers a wide variety of talks and lectures covering a whole host of topics,…


CK12

Interactive learning to help students during school closures on all major curriculum topics, including math, science, social sciences as…


Global Oneness Project

Beautiful stories and videos on a range of topics that affect all of us, for example, food insecurity, poverty, migration and…


Firstsite

Free downloadable art packs curated by well-known UK artists which don't require any specialist materials, as well as a plethora of fun and…


#MetKids from The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Met's incredibly kid-friendly online portal offers plenty of resources (including videos) and an interactive walk through the…


Time Article

Suggestions for parents about how to build a strong timetable to help keep to a routine during school closures, and some ideas for creative…


LA Times Guide to the Internet

A really lovely collection of resources (mainly aimed at adults) with tips on self-care, learning, entertainment and navigating the…


Pobble Article

A list of 25 easy and fun non-screen activities that children can do from home during lockdown using minimal resources.Visit the website


Calm Zone

A variety of child-friendly activities, resources and tools to help kids deal with stress, especially during the pandemic.Visit the website


The Body Coach

Joe Wicks is releasing daily PE videos to encourage movement and promote health during school closures, and also has a wonderful selection…


MindUp

Activities to help develop children's focus and awareness, with resources to help promote mindfulness as well as book suggestions.Good for…


Go Noodle

Games to promote social-emotional and physical health in children rooted in active screen time, with a wide selection of activities for…


Health For Kids

Games and activities to help children understand all aspects of health, including staying healthy, feelings, illness and getting help. They…


Bookshare

Bookshare offers free reading resources for students who face some kind of barrier to reading, including, but not limited to, dyslexia,…


Reading Eggs

Reading Eggs is an incredibly popular website to help young children develop their phonics and reading skills.Best for younger kids who are…


Audible

Audible is a global story platform where you can listen to books. They are offering an extended free trial during the pandemic.There's…


KidLit TV

A kid's podcast, storytelling platform and singalong videos to explore children's literature.Best for younger kids.Visit the website


Tynker

A kid-friendly introduction to coding and its applications, with lots of games and projects.Visit the website


Science Museum Group

Apps and games for children, including virtual visits of the Science Museum.Recommended for children up to age 14.Visit the website


British Red Cross

Activities, films, presentations and games to help children and young people learn vital first aid skills.Recommended for children from age…


Explorify

Powered by The Wellcome Trust, Explorify has lots of activities to do from home, as well as suggestions of how to take children's learning…


NASA

A range of resources to explore space and science from home, such as games, videos and practical activities.Resources are available for…


James Dyson Foundation

Engineering and science Challenge Cards designed specifically to inspire and excite children.A variety of challenges to cater for a range…