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Useful links

Below is a list of useful links to other websites providing lots of fun and creative ways to keep your children occupied.

We will keep adding to it as we find them so please do keep checking back.


One of the sites we use a lot at HETTY is Twinkl. They produce the most amazing resources on practically any topic you could imagine and have sections specifically for children in EYFS! They have given free access to parents over the coming weeks by creating an account and using the access code PARENTSTWINKLHELPS   https://www.twinkl.co.uk/offer

There is also a section dedicated to home learning  https://www.twinkl.co.uk/home-learning-hub

Chester Zoo have lots of resources on line for you to do at home. They even have live streaming of certain animals on their Facebook page (virtual day at the zoo from 10am on 27th March linked from their Facebook page)   https://www.chesterzoo.org/schools/resources/

Google ‘Edinburgh Zoo’ to see live webcams set up for favourite animals.

Really great games to help with phonics – http://www.phonicsplay.co.uk

Lots of fun activities from slime to craft ideas and print outs – http://www.thebestideasforkids.com

Brilliant ideas and loads of fun from ‘The Dad Lab’ –   https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc_-hy0u9-oKlNdMKHBudcQ

Ideas for different activities to do at home for older children – https://theweekjunior.co.uk/activity-hub

Brilliant ideas for all subjects – interactive games, activities. Sections for all year groups of children including EYFS https://www.topmarks.co.uk/

Printable activity cards for the family to do at home – https://hbc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/Activity-Cards.pdf

Excellent writing and phonics activities for all school year groups including a section specifically for EYFS http://www.theliteracycompany.co.uk/free-resources/

Carol Vorderman’s maths activities  https://www.themathsfactor.com/ 

David Walliams’ story telling  https://worldofdavidwalliams.com

PE with Joe Wicks on YouTube live week days at 9am (or whenever you want on his YouTube channel)

Wildlife with Steve Backshall on Facebook every day at 9.30am

Dance with Oti Mabuse on Facebook every day at 11.30am

Music with Myleene Klass on YouTube

Wildlife and birds activities https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-kids/

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