STEM Activities

STEM Activities you can explore at home

We have compiled a list of STEM Activities from various websites, broken down into subjects and also age categories. If you have any links you would like us to add please get in contact....

NEW LINKS week commencing 29 June 2020

Girls into Coding - Coding events for Girls - Newsletter Sign Up

https://www.girlsintocoding.com/

https://girlsintocoding.us4.list-manage.com/subscribe?u=9e41ba331bfa3b43f94a3a248&id=63ebda2482

TECgirls Live Events - August 22nd

https://www.tecgirls.co.uk/events

TECgirls - Game development article

https://www.tecgirls.co.uk/post/how-your-favourite-games-are-made

Rockstars and Rockwriter Competitions - DEADLINE 7th September

https://www.rockwatch.org.uk/rockstars-and-rockwriter-competitions/

Robotics Education & Competition (REC) Foundation - Online STEM Learning Resources & Activities

https://www.roboticseducation.org/online-stem-learning-resources-and-activities

Computer Science with VEXcode VR Certifications

https://certifications.vex.com/educator/vexcode-vr-certifications

Pix Programming Challenge UK - DEADLINE 5th July

https://pixchallenge.org/uk/contest/

wikiHow - to make your own video game

https://www.wikihow.com/Make-Your-Own-Video-Game

Codingkids - Build your own computer game

https://www.codingkids.com.au/for-7-10-year-olds/build-your-own-computer-game/

CODEMOM - Make your own game apps and tools for kids

https://www.codemom.ai/make-your-own-game-apps-for-kids/

Kodu - Game Development platform

https://www.kodugamelab.com/about/

World of Drones Education - 2020 Design a Drone Competition - DEADLINE 31st August

https://www.worldofdroneseducation.com/competition

Raspberry Pi - 3D Design Activities

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/blockscad-coder-keyring

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/blender-party-monkey

Chibitronics - DIY electrical circuits

https://chibitronics.com/how-to-page/

Open P-TECH - Free digital courses for students and educators

https://www.ptech.org/open-p-tech/

Tomorrow's Engineers - Meet the Future You - Quiz

https://www.tomorrowsengineers.org.uk/students/meet-the-future-you-careers-quiz/

Inspiring Governance - Take a Closer Look Campaign - engineers for school governor/trustee positions

https://www.inspiringgovernance.org/engineers/

1 Million Women in STEM Campaign

https://www.1mwis.com/

DK Computer Coding - YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLRu2L9J9oDFXRmTEtQ01ghilUklrznJe5

DroneBlocks EDU - STEM Education

https://dceuas.com/droneblocks

COMPETITIONS & EVENTS

STEM Learning UK - Competitions and Challenges

https://www.stem.org.uk/enrichment/competitions-challenges
 

cyber discovery - HM Government free cyber security programme for ages 13-18

https://joincyberdiscovery.com/

VEX Robotics for Primary (IQ) and Secondary+ (VRC)

https://www.vexrobotics.com/

https://www.robotevents.com/
https://www.girlpowered.com/

Shell - The Bright Ideas Challenge for 11-14 year olds - DEADLINE 19th June

https://www.shell.co.uk/sustainability/society/supporting-stem/bright-ideas-challenge.html

Future Engineers - Next Moon Step Challenge - DEADLINE 21st July

https://www.futureengineers.org/nextmoonstep

The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Virtual Faraday Challenge
https://education.theiet.org/faraday-challenge-days/virtual-faraday-challenge/

Born to Engineer Competitions
https://www.borntoengineer.com/resources/engineering-competitions

FIRST Tech Challenge
https://www.firstuk.org/

 

Airgineers - Drone competition

https://www.airgineers.co.uk/

Longtitude Explorer Prize - and various STEM resources
https://longitudeexplorer.challenges.org/more-inspiration/

British ESports Schools Competition - look out for this later this year
https://britishesports.org/news/british-esports-championships-spring-2020-sign-ups-now-open/

Crest Awards - All ages
https://www.crestawards.org/which-level/

https://collectionslibrary.crestawards.org/

esero - Space Home Challenges for 4-18 year olds

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero/news-and-views/news/space-challenges-home

World Educational Robot Contest

http://www.wergame.org/

RS Components - Extraordinary Engineering Challenge ages 7 to 16 - DEADLINE 30th June

https://www.rs-online.com/designspark/extraordinary-engineering-challenge

Fonetti Young Authors Competition 2020 - DEADLINE 31th July

https://www.fonetti.com/

Big Ideas The Great Exhibition at Home - STEM challenge with prizes - DEADLINE July

https://www.big-ideas.org/join1851/

Coolest Projects 2020 goes online - now open for registrations

https://coolestprojects.org/2020/05/15/coolest-projects-goes-online-and-everyone-is-welcome/

 

Royal Academy of Engineering - Fortnightly challenge activity

https://www.raeng.org.uk/education/stem-at-home/competition-engineers-in-the-making

Minecraft 2020 Education Challenge - DEADLINE June

https://education.minecraft.net/blog/join-the-2020-minecraft-education-challenge-to-engage-students-in-creative-problem-solving

BBC micro:bit webinars for June & July 2020

https://microbit.org/news/2020-05-28/microbit-webinars/

OpenUK Kids Competition 2020 & Online Camp - deadline passed bookmark for 2021

https://openuk.uk/kidscompetition/

UK CanSat Competition - deadline passed bookmark for 2021

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero/news-and-views/news/experience-rocket-launch-and-get-taster-uk-cansat-competition

Moonhack 2020 Coding Competition - deadline passed bookmark for 2021

https://moonhack.com

Astro Pi Challenge - deadline passed bookmark for 2021 - run code on the International Space Station!

https://astro-pi.org/

Microsoft Imagine Cup Junior Competition - deadline passed bookmark for 2021 ages 13- to 18

https://imaginecup.microsoft.com/en-us/junior

Mission X - Train Like an Astronaut - deadline passed bookmark for 2021

https://www.stem.org.uk/missionx

CyberFirst Girls Competition - look out for this later this year

https://www.ncsc.gov.uk/cyberfirst/girls-competition

teensinai - Accelerator 2020 - 2 week online bootcamp ages 11-19

https://www.teensinai.com/accelerator/

GIRLS IN STEM

TECgirls - Free pop up day of technology, engineering and creativity - Truro, Cornwall

https://www.tecgirls.co.uk/

Code Like A Girls - Tech Puzzles for Problem Solvers

https://puzzles.codelikeagirl.com/

Girls Who Code - Home Activities

https://girlswhocode.com/code-at-home/

Code First Girls - Learn to Code Courses
https://www.codefirstgirls.org.uk/professionals-courses.html

CODING

 

PreSchool+

Hour of Code Activities - 1 hour tutorials for all ages in 45 languages

https://hourofcode.com/uk/learn

KUBO - Now free robot coding platform for children, parents, teachers and educators

https://kubo.education/kubo-play/


Code org
https://code.org/

Age 5+

Scratch Coding

https://scratch.mit.edu/ideas

https://codakid.com/coding-for-kids-the-ultimate-guide-for-parents-2/

Katiedays - Teach for Life: Get started with micro:bit + Scratch

https://katiedays.com/blog/2020/05/05/get-started-with-microbit-scratch/

 

micro:bit

https://microbit.org/code/

https://makecode.microbit.org/

https://make.techwillsaveus.com/microbit

https://micromag.cc/

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/projects/getting-started-with-microbit

https://alwayscomputingblog.wordpress.com/2017/09/03/5-activities-to-introduce-microbits/amp/

https://microbit.org/news/2020-04-06/keep-active/

https://microbit.org/projects/design-challenges/

 

BBC micro:bit Classroom platform for Teachers

https://classroom.microbit.org/

Code Club Project Ideas

https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/codeclub

 

CoderDojo Project Ideas
https://projects.raspberrypi.org/en/coderdojo

 

Pimoroni Education Resources
https://edu.pimoroni.com/

 

Microsoft Minecraft Education Edition

http://education.minecraft.net/getstarted/

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/minecraft-in-classroom-andrew-miller

https://code.org/minecraft

https://education.minecraft.net/class-resources/starter-kit/

https://education.minecraft.net/hour-of-code

Microsoft Digital Skills Projects - Maker Champion and Badges to download

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/athome/digitalskills/discover/#maker

Microsoft Store - Oxford Circus - Virtual Hour of Code Sessions ages 8+

https://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/store/locations/england/london/oxford-circus/store-1144?eventcat=10000001&OCID=ema_6900633&WT.mc_id=PromoEmail_6900633_17237_en_UK_Virtual_Workshops_05-22-20_Module_4_Virtual_Workshops_MakeCode_Arcade&mi_u=215723948

 

Raspberry Pi
https://curriculum.raspberrypi.org/

https://lifehacker.com/top-10-raspberry-pi-projects-for-beginners-1791002723

https://www.futurelearn.com/invitations/ncce/robotics-with-raspberry-pi/e144su224ip39dea4le62fq2uwzn39u

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/free-activities-to-do-at-home/

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/digital-making-at-home-parents-guide/

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/digital-making-at-home-storytelling/

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/digital-making-at-home-making-games/

https://www.raspberrypi.org/at-home/

Future Learn - Getting started with your Raspberry Pi

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/getting-started-with-your-raspberry-pi

Raspberry Pi Digital Making Newsletter - Parents

https://www.tfaforms.com/4815305

Raspberry Pi - Computing education research : online seminars

https://www.raspberrypi.org/computing-education-research-online-seminars/

Raspberry Pi YouTube Channel - How To's

https://www.youtube.com/raspberrypi

Coder for Raspberry Pi

https://googlecreativelab.github.io/coder/

Piper Computer Kit - build with Raspberry Pi

https://www.playpiper.com/products/piper-computer-kit-2

 

Apps for Good - Primary and Secondary

https://www.appsforgood.org/courses

 

Makey Makey coding kit

https://makeymakey.com/#

https://makeymakey.com/blogs/blog/introducing-our-new-classes-for-kids-at-home

Learn by Layers 3D - Coding for Kid - Teach 3D printing with scratch programming

https://www.learnbylayers.com/coding-kids-3d-printing/

3ducate - coding and designing challenges

https://3ducate.co.uk/

Code Club Australia - Offline Coding

https://medium.com/code-club-australia/offline-coding-ff0b5a08ded4

Raspberry Pi - Parents Introduction Video to Scratch Programming Language

https://youtu.be/gYvCebXwLe0

Python in Pieces - 2simple

https://2simple.com/pythoninpieces/

Met Office - Supercomputing coding DIY activity

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/met-office-for-schools/other-content/supercomputing-coding-diy-activity/

Teach Computing - Home teaching week 6 for key stages 1 through 5

https://blog.teachcomputing.org/home-teaching-week-6/

Barefoot Computing - Activities for families at home

https://www.barefootcomputing.org/homelearning

Scouts Pixel Art Activity supported by Raspberry Pi

https://www.scouts.org.uk/activities/pixel-art/

Age 10+

Python in Pieces - flip between block code and Python

https://2simple.com/pythoninpieces/school-closure-free-access/

institute of Coding - Online courses

https://instituteofcoding.org/courses/search/?_delivery_method=online

Edublocks - Coding Transition from blocks to Python

https://edublocks.org/

Khan Academy - coding courses

https://www.khanacademy.org/computing

 

Ada Lovelace Day Education Pack

https://findingada.com/resources/resources-for-schools/

Microsoft AI for Good - look out for this later this year
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/ai/ai-idea-challenge

 

Arduino

https://gearboxlabs.org/home.html

https://www.thearduinoclassroom.com/

 

Australian Computing Academy - Scavenger Hunt (Easter Edition) & resources

https://aca.edu.au/resources/scavenger-hunt/

https://aca.edu.au/resources

knitwitter - code secret messages in knitting & crochet

https://knitwitter.com/guide.html

Age 12+

Amazon Future Engineer - Firetech - Free virtual coding programme

https://amazon.firetechcamp.com/python/

GAME DESIGN

stencyl - create amazing games without code

http://www.stencyl.com/

Harvard University - Introduction of Game 

https://www.edx.org/course/cs50s-introduction-to-game-development

University of Reading - Build your First Mobile Game

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/begin-programming

CYBER SECURITY

CyberFirst online courses from National Cyber Security Centre

https://smallpeicetrust.org.uk/cyberfirst

Cyber School - Free Online School for UK Pupils

https://cyberschool.ac/

Cisco Cyber Treasure Hunt

https://turingstesters.wixsite.com/ciscowoiscotland

ANIMATION

Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) - Animation ideas

https://rammuseum.org.uk/young-visitors/fun-things-to-do/animations/

ROBOTICS

VEX Robotics for Primary (IQ) and Secondary+ (VRC)

https://www.vexrobotics.com/

https://www.robotevents.com/
https://www.girlpowered.com/

Girl Powered Spark Series - YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLqdZ54dT0KNl0mrfeFGOQR04cf8xELNmy

 

FIRST Tech Challenge
https://www.firstuk.org/

World Educational Robot Contest

http://www.wergame.org/

Fizzbit Robot - FREE Downloadable skins
https://thecraftyrobot.net/collections/crafty-robots
http://thecraftyrobot-oq9q.temp-dns.com/wp/wp/downloads/

CAMJAM EduKit Raspberry Pi Robot
https://thepihut.com/products/camjam-edukit-3-robotics

https://catlamin.com/2016/03/22/camjam-edukit-3-part-1/
https://catlamin.com/2014/08/12/raspberry-pi-camjam-edukit-part-2/


Ozobot

https://shop.ozobot.com/

DK - Make Cardboard Robots

https://www.dk.com/uk/article/how-to-make-box-robots-kids-cardboard-box-craft-project/


SPACE/ASTRONOMY

Age 8+

STEM Together - Mission to Mars

https://sites.google.com/view/stemtogether/mars-project

European Space Education Resource Office (esero) - Space Champions launch online sessions

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero/space-champions-launch-online-sessions

esero - Space Home Challenges for 4-18 year olds

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero/news-and-views/news/space-challenges-home

Goonhilly Earth Station - Home Education

https://goonhilly.org/Home_Education

Destination Space
http://www.destinationspace.uk/

Mission X: Train like an Astronaut
https://www.stem.org.uk/missionx

Space STEM

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero

NASA at Home
https://www.nasa.gov/specials/nasaathome/index.html

NASA Climate Kids

https://climatekids.nasa.gov/

Space Mission InSight to Mars Quiz

https://insight.oca.eu/fr/insight-home

Microsoft and NASA
https://education.microsoft.com/en-us/hackingStem/nasa
https://educationblog.microsoft.com/en-us/2019/10/partner-spotlight-need-stem-nasa-lesson-plans-hit-on-science-technology-engineering-and-math/?ocid=FY20FRS_ema_omc_rm_nl_mec_112019

Forestry England - Beginner's guide to stargazing

https://www.forestryengland.uk/sites/default/files/documents/Stargazing%20activity_pack_2020.pdf

Age 10+

Near Space Balloons
https://www.sentintospace.com/

The Orbispace Initiative - Isolation Activity Library

https://www.theorbispaceinitiative.com/isolationactivities

Open Notify - How many people are in space right now API

http://open-notify.org/Open-Notify-API/People-In-Space/


ENGINEERING

 

Age 5+

Institute of Engineering and Technology - Key Stage 1, 2, 3 and 4 free STEM resources

https://education.theiet.org/key-stage-1-2-3-and-4-free-stem-resources/

https://www.engineer-a-better-world.org/

Fold'N'Fly - Paper Airplane Designs

https://www.foldnfly.com/#/1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-2

Lego - Monthly Minibuild instructions

https://www.lego.com/en-us/service/buildinginstructions/search?initialthemesearch=10000-20212&wgu=274875_116019_15900524754415_1e5923342a&wgexpiry=1597828475&cmp=AFC-ES-49483-116019-274875-0#?theme=10000-20212

Age 8+

 

littleBits electronics kits

https://littlebits.com/

 

Rolls Royce STEM resources

https://careers.rolls-royce.com/stem

 

Lego Engineering Challenge
https://outschool.com/classes/lego-engineering-challenge-sQszRboY

 

Adafruit learning electronics

https://learn.adafruit.com/

 

Eden Project - Build an insect home, marble run and bird with recycled milk bottle

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/how-to-build-an-insect-home

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/how-to-make-a-recycled-marble-run

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/how-to-recycle-a-milk-carton-into-a-beautiful-bird

Dyson Foundation Challenge Cards

https://www.jamesdysonfoundation.co.uk/resources/challenge-cards.html

 

Age 10+

Shell - The Bright Ideas Challenge for 11-14 year olds

https://www.shell.co.uk/sustainability/society/supporting-stem/bright-ideas-challenge.html

 

Institution of Mechanical Engineers - Equal Engineers - Covid-19 Student Challenge

https://events.imeche.org/ViewEvent?code=CMP7115

Formula-E - Bosch Design at Home Challenge

https://www.fiaformulae.com/en/competitions/bosch-design-at-home-challenge

Royal Academy of Engineering - Fortnightly challenge activity

https://www.raeng.org.uk/education/stem-at-home/competition-engineers-in-the-making

UK CanSat Competition

https://www.stem.org.uk/esero/news-and-views/news/experience-rocket-launch-and-get-taster-uk-cansat-competition


Bridge Designer
http://bridgedesigner.org/download

Airgineers - Drone competition
https://www.airgineers.co.uk/

 

Royal Academy of Engineering

http://stemresources.raeng.org.uk/

Society of Women Engineers - Resources

https://swe.org/k-12-outreach/youth-programs/resources/

The Smallpiece Trust - Engineering@Home

https://www.smallpeicetrust.org.uk/engineering-at-home

The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) Virtual Faraday Challenge

https://education.theiet.org/faraday-challenge-days/virtual-faraday-challenge/

Tomorrow's Engineers - I'm an Engineer Stay at Home 

https://imanengineer.org.uk/stayathome/engineer-signup/te/

Leaders Award - Home Learning Resources and Live Engineer Interviews

https://leadersaward.com/

SCIENCE

Preschool

Little bins for Little hands - Preschool STEM Activities and Science Experiments

https://littlebinsforlittlehands.com/preschool-stem-activities-science-experiments/

Play to Learn Preschool - 10 STEM Challenges

https://playtolearnpreschool.us/stem-challenges-for-preschoolers/

Powerful Mothering - 20+ Preschool STEM Activities

https://www.powerfulmothering.com/20-preschool-stem-activities/

the STEM laboratory - Preschool Activities

https://thestemlaboratory.com/preschool-stem-activities/

Age 5+

Crest Awards - Primary Challenges

https://primarylibrary.crestawards.org/all-superstar-challenges/61747644

Eden Project - Pick a patch science activity - Age 5+

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone/pick-a-patch-science-activity?utm_source=resource-18-apr&utm_medium=email&utm_content=all&utm_campaign=resource&g4id=6

Age 8+

Skype a Scientist

https://www.skypeascientist.com/

FREE Science Game to Download and Print - Diamond the Game

https://www.diamond.ac.uk/Public/DiamondTheGame

Practical ACTION - Plastics Challenge

https://practicalaction.org/schools/plastics-challenge/

Institute of Physics - Marvin and Milo - Over 80 "Do try this at home!" experiments

https://www.iop.org/education/teacher/extra_resources/stem/file_60284.pdf

Eden Project - School  & Home Lesson Plans

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/schools/lesson-plans

https://www.edenproject.com/learn/for-everyone

 

Science for Kids

https://babbledabbledo.com/category/science-for-kids/


Microsoft MakeCode - Science and Coding Projects
https://microsoft.com/makecode

Wildlife Spotting Sheets - Worcestershire Wildlife Trust

https://www.worcswildlifetrust.co.uk/wildlife-spotting?cm_ven=RIGB&cm_cat=02+Subscriber+NL&cm_pla=All+Subscribers&cm_ite=https%3a%2f%2fwww.worcswildlifetrust.co.uk%2fwildlife-spotting&cm_lm=0033z00002cSwgWAAS&cm_ainfo=&&&&&

 

The Royal Society - Science at home

https://royalsociety.org/topics-policy/education-skills/teacher-resources-and-opportunities/science-at-home/

The National Museum for Computing - Lockdown Challenges

https://www.tnmoc.org/challenge-words

https://www.tnmoc.org/challenge-pictures

https://www.tnmoc.org/challenge-heritage

https://www.tnmoc.org/newsletters

Age 10+

Open University - OpenLearn create - Science introduction course on Coronavirus for young adults and teenagers

https://www.open.edu/openlearncreate/course/view.php?id=5319


MATHEMATICS

Age 10+

Hegarty Maths
https://www.youtube.com/user/HEGARTYMATHS

Sparx Maths Virtual Classroom FREE
https://learning.sparx.co.uk/virtualclassroom

Boost Maths Tuition

https://www.facebook.com/boostmathstuition/

Maths activity calendar for 9-14 year olds

https://www.stem.org.uk/sites/default/files/pages/downloads/Maths-activity-calendar.pdf

GENERAL STEM

BAE STEM Resources

https://www.baesystems.com/en/careers/careers-in-the-uk/getting-ready-for-work/home-learning

BMT STEM Activities

https://www.bmt.org/stem

STEMtogether Resources

https://www.stemtogether.gecommunity.co.uk/

 

Lego STEM Activities with Duplo

https://twitter.com/LEGO_Education/status/1259483552435056640

STEM Learning Remote Lessons for Young People

https://www.stem.org.uk/remote-lessons

Tech We Can - Tech Tuesdays - Free lesson 10.30am for kids

https://techwecan.org/tech-tuesdays/

Met Office - Resources for 11-14 year olds

https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/learn-about/met-office-for-schools/resources-for-11-14

Stemettes - Online events - All ages 5+

https://stemettes.org/onlineevents/

UK Government Online Resources for Home Education

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-online-education-resources/coronavirus-covid-19-list-of-online-education-resources-for-home-education#maths

STEM Learning UK - activities to do at home

https://www.stem.org.uk/home-learning/family-activities

https://www.stem.org.uk/in-school-activities

STEM Learning UK - Simple STEM activities at home - Ages 4-7

https://www.stem.org.uk/news-and-views/opinions/simple-stem-activities-home-young-children

STEM Learning UK - STEM Club Resources

https://www.stem.org.uk/resources/collection/271492/stem-clubs-resources

 

STEM Learning UK - huge list of competitions and events

https://www.stem.org.uk/stem-clubs/partner-activities#competitions

STEM Learning UK - Competitions and Challenges

https://www.stem.org.uk/enrichment/competitions-challenges

 

Born to Engineer Competitions

https://www.borntoengineer.com/resources/engineering-competitions

 

Longtitude Explorer Prize - and various STEM resources

https://longitudeexplorer.challenges.org/more-inspiration/

 

Crest Awards - All ages

https://www.crestawards.org/which-level/

https://collectionslibrary.crestawards.org/

 

Microsoft STEM Activities
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/education-workshop/default.aspx
https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/education/education-workshop/activity-library.aspx

 

Makerspace Ideas

https://www.makerspaces.com/makerspace-ideas/
https://www.makerspaces.com/27-makerspace-materials-supplies/

https://www.educationdive.com/news/making-space-for-makerspaces/428429/

https://colleengraves.org/makerspace-tools/

 

Museum of Science Boston - Weekly STEM Webinars and Resources

http://eie.org/https://www.eventbrite.com/o/eie-museum-of-science-boston-8004233151

 

Essential Energy Education - energy4me

http://energy4me.org/

 

AimHi Live Lessons - age 8 to adult

https://www.aimhi.co/calendar?g4id=12



E-SAFETY

thinkuknow - E-Safety - All Ages

https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/parents/support-tools/home-activity-worksheets

eSafetykids - online safety for children

https://www.esafety.gov.au/kids

eaware - Free esafety online resources for teachers and families KS1 and KS2

https://www.eaware.co.uk/

APPS

Amazing ICT / Cornerstones - Top free apps for families and children

https://cornerstoneseducation.co.uk/news/top-free-apps-for-families-and-children-to-enjoy-during-school-closure/

OTHERS

Teach with ICT - Youth Sports Trust Activity Bingo

https://www.teachwithict.com/homefitness.html

The Colouring Sessions - cool online music colouring pages

https://www.thecolouringsessions.com/

LTA Tennis at Home

https://www.lta.org.uk/play-compete/lta-youth/tennis-at-home/#personaldevelopment

Tim Henman Foundation Online Challenges

https://thfonline.org

TimeOut - Free colouring books for kids

https://www.timeout.com/new-york-kids/news/heres-where-to-access-free-coloring-books-that-kids-will-love-040220

Maddie Moate - Let's Go Live - YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/maddiemoate/featured

Varsity Tutors

FREE Virtual Summer Camps - Ages 5-18 - June to August

https://www.varsitytutors.com/virtual-summer-camps

FREE Virtual School Day Resources

https://www.varsitytutors.com/virtual-school-day

EtonX - Free self-study for UK state schools

https://etonx.com/uk-schools/

dailySTEM (Chris Woods) 77 Simple STEM Activities for Families: Nature Edition

https://twitter.com/dailystem/status/1254020606263201792

Wild Time ideas from The Wild Network

https://www.thewildnetwork.com/wild-time-ideas

British Orienteering - Orienteering at home

https://www.britishorienteering.org.uk/Home_Resources

RSPB Wild Challenge Family Activities

https://www.rspb.org.uk/fun-and-learning/for-families/family-wild-challenge/

Nature Play WA - COVID-19 Self Isolation Resources for Families

https://www.natureplaywa.org.au/resources/for-families/coronavirus-covid19-resources

Creative STAR Learning - 100's of outdoor & nature based ideas

https://creativestarlearning.co.uk/early-years-outdoors/100s-of-wonderful-outdoor-and-nature-based-ideas-from-around-the-world-wide-web/?g4id=10

Culture Trip - Visit new 7 Wonders of the World virtually

https://theculturetrip.com/asia/articles/how-to-visit-the-new-seven-wonders-of-the-world-from-your-living-room/

Scouts Indoors Activities
https://www.scouts.org.uk/the-great-indoors

 

Girl Guiding - Adventures & Activities

https://www.girlguiding.org.uk/what-we-do/adventures-at-home/adventures-and-activities/

British ESports Schools Competition - look out for this later this year
https://britishesports.org/news/british-esports-championships-spring-2020-sign-ups-now-open/

31 day Lego Challenge

https://www.freehomeschooldeals.com/free-printable-31-day-lego-challenge-instant-download/

Lego Play Ideas

https://www.lego.com/cdn/cs/set/assets/bltf266651c4ed12e71/5_Play_Ideas.pdf

A mighty GIRL - 60 Ways to Keep Kids Engaged at Home During the Coronavirus Shutdown

https://www.amightygirl.com/blog?p=29196

Wired - 9 Mess-free Ways to Entertain Your Kids at Home

https://www.wired.com/gallery/mess-free-ways-to-entertain-kids/

12 Famous Museums offer virtual tours

https://www.travelandleisure.com/attractions/museums-galleries/museums-with-virtual-tours


TEACHERS/PARENTS

RS Components Imagine-X - Free teacher STEM lesson plans

https://uk.rs-online.com/web/generalDisplay.html?id=stem/imagine-x

The Design and Technology Association - free resources for teachers, a free challenge #isotech2020 and free webinars for D&T teachers. 

https://www.data.org.uk/

The Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) - Video Teaching Resources

https://education.theiet.org/video-teaching-resources/

National Centre for Computing Education - Primary & Secondary Resources

https://blog.teachcomputing.org/computing-resources-for-home-learning/amp/?__twitter_impression=true

The Royal Institution - Ready to go Primary Masterclass resources

https://www.rigb.org/education/masterclasses/masterclass-resources/off-the-shelf-resources

STEM Ambassador training courses

https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/collections/stem-ambassadors?utm_campaign=stem_learning_inspiring&utm_medium=link&utm_source=stem_ambassador_training


Raspberry Pi training
https://www.raspberrypi.org/education/
https://www.raspberrypi.org/training/online/
https://www.futurelearn.com/partners/raspberry-pi

Coolest Projects Resources

https://coderdojo.com/2018/01/09/idea-generation-and-design-resources-for-coolest-projects/

 

Code First Girls - Learn to Code Courses
https://www.codefirstgirls.org.uk/professionals-courses.html

 

Microsoft Learn Courses
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/learn/#!index=2&lang=1033

 

BBC micro:bit Introduction to Computer Science Course
https://makecode.microbit.org/courses/csintro-educator

 

Coding Guide for Parents

https://codakid.com/coding-for-kids-the-ultimate-guide-for-parents-2/

 

BBC Teach Secondary School Resources - All subjects

https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/secondary/zkqp47h

EiE Museum of Science, Boston - Free Resources

https://bmos-my.sharepoint.com/:w:/g/personal/jolson_mos_org/EeQ-wWrIQ2RBpiOO5QrhfFEBrRLwXZwYwozutJ85SWV_hg?rtime=MasD3V7c10g

2Simple 60 days free access curriculum resources

https://2simple.com/landing-pages/free-access-parent/

 

ONLINE SHOPS

 

Pimoroni - Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, Arduino, Feather, electronics

https://shop.pimoroni.com/

 

The Pi Hut - Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, Arduino, electronics

https://thepihut.com/

 

4tronix - Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, Arduino, Crumble, Robotics, electronics

https://shop.4tronix.co.uk/

 

Cool Components - Raspberry Pi, micro:bit, Arduino, electronics

https://coolcomponents.co.uk/

 

Tech Will Save Us - easy children’s electronics kits

https://www.techwillsaveus.com/

 

Adafruit - electronics components

https://www.adafruit.com/

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