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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.