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Some extra things you might like to try

>9am Joe Wicks PE Monday-Friday as long as the schools are closed. He’s now stated all money he earns from this is going to be donated to the NHS. What a great guy!   :)


>9:30am free wildlife Q&As with Steve Backshall on Facebook answering questions and talking about wildlife.


>10am free homework club with former Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq where she'll be immersing children in all sorts of subjects. She’s got an educational YouTube channel where she’ll be sharing videos every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 10am. This is aimed at children aged 6-12. 


>10am free Carole Vorderman Maths Factor school, called ‘The Maths Factor’. This is free while schools are closed and a great opportunity as it normally costs £2.00 a week. This is aimed at 4-11 year olds. 


>11am free science class with CBEEBIES Maddie Moate. This will run on weekdays via her YouTube channel.


>11:30am strictly come dancing champion Oti Mabuse is offering dance classes for adults and children, helped by her husband. You can find these on her Facebook, Instagram, or YouTube channel every day until March 30th, they will all be accessible on her YouTube channel at any time after the live stream is over.


>2pm free fender music lesson. If you or your child have ever wanted to learn an instrument, now is the time. The guitar maker Fender has made online courses free for three months and you can choose between acoustic, electric bass or ukelele. There are a variety of different styles including: country, pop, rock and blues, normally £10.00 a month, be quick to grab a code. There’s also Music with Mylene Klass twice a week on Facebook too.


>3pm free Headspace or Calm meditation sessions. A lovely way to end the day feeling calm and grounded, normally costs £50-£60 a year for subscription but both apps have released free content to help young people at this time  :)   You can do calm kids or soothing meditations on the calm app or look for a collection called ‘weathering the storm’ on Headspace.


>4pm free classic box set on the BBC Iplayer. A bit of downtime to enjoy family box sets including: Doctor Who, Planet Earth and many more, depending on ages of children.


> David Williams audio books usually £11-£15 a month are now free. Listen out for Scarlett Johansson reading Alice in Wonderland, Johnny Morris reading Just So Stories and Peter Dennis reading Winnie the Pooh. For teens there’s White Fang, The Reluctant Dragon, Ransom Riggs audio books and classics such as Jayne Eyre, Frankenstein and Romeo and Juliet for all to enjoy.


>Sir linkalot spelling classes. A fun way to help your child with spelling, grammar and punctuation, there’s a link that offers fun quizzes and challenges to make spelling fun, normally costs £6.99 a month but can be accessed for free until 12th June 2020. Simply sign up to its emailing list to be sent a free code, can be done at any time of the day.