Activities and Resources for Home During School Closure

Ideas and resources for time at home during school closure

The teachers are setting structured work daily during the school closure, but here are some resources and guidance that may help provide some more structure, time-filling ideas and learning opportunities.


Exeter's RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum) has activities, virtual tours and collections and even their own Minecraft page!  


The importance of play in uncertain times:


The BBC have a wealth of resources across all different areas:




  •  Drawing masterclass from this illustrator on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10am #DrawWithRob @RobBiddulph on Twitter
  • Zentangle doodling (Google it!)
  • @DarrellWakelam on Twitter shares brilliant craft ideas using cardboard and simple resources
Museums, galleries and monuments
  • When you can’t go to a museum or visit a fascinating place, why not use to visit virtually? You can take a virtual tour of Machu Picchu, explore National Gallery in London, Saint Louis Zoo or even the Eiffel Tower!
Here's a list of 57 free resources for home learning:


Please also find below, suggestions for offline activities, things to do indoors and mindfulness and keeping active (You can view or download these).


Here is a link to The Wildlife Trust and 30 days wild. Lots and lots of fun activities.