Ideas to do at Home

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Back to Ours: Right on Your Sofa

back to ours bedtime storiesBack to Ours usually put on shows and entertainment for families in local community venues during the school half term holidays. However, to help us all while we’re at home, they are doing an online option now!

Most days they will have different shows and stories, simply watch them on their facebook page here. They are also telling bedtime stories every Monday at 7pm. Follow their page for info about what’s on and when.

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Kip McGrath English and Maths Tuition – Now 100% online

kip mcgrath logoKip McGrath education centres provide Maths and English for Primary and Secondary pupils – and they are now fully online to help with your child’s learning.
Our online system is tried, tested and secure. It’s the same quality teaching and learning that we provide at our centres just delivered via the exclusive Kip online system to you at home. As always, all of our teachers are fully qualified, experienced and DBS checked with up to date safeguarding qualifications.
Our free assessment let’s us identify your child’s individual strengths and weaknesses and allows us to show you our online learning platform. We will build a personalised learning programme for your child to complement the work being set by their school.
Visit to book your child’s free assessment at either the Hull East (Holderness Road), Hull West (Anlaby) or Hull North West (Beverley Road) branches. Simply select the branch closest to you and book a day/time to suit you.

101 Things to do at Home or in your Garden

I’ve put together a list of things we’re working our way through at my house! Find the full list and details here.

Daily Schedule Idea

Here’s an idea of a schedule to use to try and keep some structure and normality in our family lives at this uncertain time. Find a bigger version here.

daily schedule

Easter Colouring Sheets

Check out these fab Mumbler colouring sheets for Easter!! And just in case you don’t fancy Easter, here’s a robot one too. Print off via the links here –

Easter colouring 1

Easter colouring 2

Robot colouring 

Easter Craft Ideas

I’ve put together some tried and tested Easter craft ideas to do at home, read the full article here.

easter craft chick

Free Online Resources

There are lots of educational resources now free online.

The Messy Mum has put a great list together here.

Even the celebs are getting involved! We’ve been loving doing the Joe Wicks sessions, every morning at 9am on his You Tube cannel.

celebrity online kids educational resources

Hull Truck Thetare – Online

Over the coming weeks Hull Truck Theatre will be releasing a programme of great drama and creative activities to keep audiences and communities entertained and inspired whilst we are all at home. On the week commencing Monday 6 April they will begin releasing a stream of engaging and accessible content, all of which can be found on their new webpage here.

Hull Truck Theatre have made all their Education Resource Packs from previous productions available to be downloaded online for use by teachers and home-schooling families. Packs from Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Treasure Island, Oliver Twist, Peter Pan and TWO are available here.

Plus lots more including: Writing Workout with Tom Saunders: Daily tasks for writers of all ages and abilities, 3 Minute Theatre and Screening past productions. Find the full details and story on Mumbler here.

Local Classes Now Online

Lots of our local classes and activities such as Little Bunny Bakers, Dancestars, My Baby Can Dance and Mini Athletics are now running their classes virtually. Find the full list and links here.

Thank You Posters

There are 2 lovely posters that you can download for your children to colour in and leave out to thank these essential workers as they come to your house – the Postmen and the Bin Lorry Crew.

You can download them here

Bin Lorry Crew



The Deep – Home Education Resources

Every MONDAY MORNING at 9am, The Deep will be posting some of their Deep themed resources for you to enjoy and help with education at home. From colouring sheets, to puzzles and informative quiz sheets. First up was the Big Fish campaign! Learn all about some of the animals sold in pet shops all over the UK and how big they can grow. This week we will be investigating who filled the rock-pool with chemicals in CSI Seashore. We need your help to find out who dunnit?!

Find out more on The Deep Facebook Page.

the deep home ed resources

Top 10 Rainy Day Ideas

These are my top 10 rainy day ideas. You can read the full article with details of how to do each one on Mumbler here.

  • Wallpaper drawing
  • Junk Modelling
  • Treasure Hunt Around the House
  • Make Your Own Slime
  • Make Your Own Play Dough
  • Baking (Rocky Road Recipe)
  • Lego Challenges
  • Messy Play
  • Home Movie Day
  • Indoor Picnic

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