Creative work by Nifty Fox Creative, 2020

TIS-UK is committed to supporting and developing mentally healthy cultures in schools and other organisations, informed by trauma informed practice and the power of an emotionally available adult to buffer the impact of childhood adversity. There are a range of Covid-19 support resources for parents, schools and settings on their site.

Visit the Trauma Informed Schools UK website

Tips, advice and activities from the NSPCC to help parents find balance and create structure while working from home with their family.

Visit the NSPCC website

The EYFS Home site aims to support parents and young children (3-5) make the transition from being at school to being at home with advice on what learning looks like in the early years and provides a range of playful home learning activities.

Visit the EYFS Home YouTube channel

A wide range of home activities from The Scouts 'The Great Indoors: 100 ideas & activities to inspire young minds at home'

Visit The Scouts website

Downloadable Physical Activity Bingo cards from the Youth Sports Trust. Choose from a range of activities and challenges that can be done indoors or outside, using general objects from around the house or no equipment at all. See who can be first to complete a line or a full house.

Visit the Youth Sports Trust website

The #GetCreativeAtHome campaign highlights and promotes some of the amazing participatory creative activities that are being developed to help people to express themselves creatively during this time of unprecedented change. Activities for all ages.

Visit the Get Creative UK website

A guide from Good Housekeeping of the education companies offering free subscriptions during school closures.

View the Good Housekeeping guide

Professionals and parents can sign up for the free Early Arts e-Bulletin. In one of the latest edition (March 2020) is the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Creative Care Package which has a range of free activities to bring artists and cultural organisations into the home or school and help ignite those little (and big!) imaginations in the days and weeks to come.

Visit the Early Arts website

Hungry Little Minds is a government site with activities for parents and children from 0-5 years.

Visit the Hungry Little Minds website

Tiny Happy People is a BBC website aimed at helping parents to develop their child's communication skills. There are a wide range of simple activities and play ideas to support early development.

Visit the Tiny Happy People website

The Red Cross has created a 'Kindness Calendar' resource for both primary and secondary aged children as during this global pandemic small acts of kindness make a big difference and help children gain a sense of stability and resilience.

View and download the 'Kindness Calendar'

Advice and links to resources from University College London to help make the transition to home schooling for children with SEND as  smooth as possible.

Visit the UCL website 

The Creative Star Learning blog has plenty of ideas and activities to make the most of your outdoor space, no matter how small.

Visit the Creative Star Learning blog

Save the Children UK has created a range of fun learning activities for children and adults to do at home.

Visit the Save the Children UK website