Fun things to do at home
Activities for all ages
Help children aged 2 to 4 to learn at home during coronavirus (COVID-19) Advice for parents and carers of early years children who have not yet started school.
Hungry Little Minds Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five.
The Early Years SEN Team have created a wide range of resources for families with young children that can be carried out in the home. See Fun things to do at home with your child with special educational needs and/or disability
Baby Club (CBeebies), where parents, carers and their babies can play, sing and listen to stories together. Get comfy and join in the fun from your sofa!
Tiny Happy People Helps you to develop your child's communication skills. Explore simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development - www.bbc.co.uk/tiny-happy-people
Bloomsbury Early Years is an online library of activity ideas to do with children aged between 0-5, available for free during the coronavirus pandemic.
Free online Baking Courses for kids aged 2 to 11 years www.dolcesenso.co.uk/workshops
Over 5 and family fun
Make your own mini nature reserve - garden can be a mini nature reserve. You don’t need much space. Just put some of it aside for wildlife.
DIY Radio – let’s make radio together! Hunt and Darton present DIY Radio, a new family activity pack with everything you need to make your very own radio show at home
Online classes for children aged 6 years plus Skipzproductions weekly online classes for children over 6 years old started on Monday 8th June 2020. They are providing classes in drama, dance, singing and a detective class and are being delivered after school – 3:30pm-4;30pm via Zoom. There is a £1.50 charge for each session. for more details see their website www.skipzproductions.org/breakthenet
Syon Park Gardens visit the beautiful historic gardens
Chiswick House Gardens enjoy 65 acres of gardens
Osterley Park & House a Georgian country estate
Gunnersbury Park beautiful parkland and museum
Fields in Trust - From designing a dream park to making faces and a fun parks wordsearch, we've plenty to help the kids be creative!
Hear me Hounslow! bi-weekly creative activities during lockdown. Online via Instagram @hear_me_hounslow This is for anyone living in Hounslow West, Heston or Cranford.
Feltham Arts have been sharing podcasts, music, artworks designed by fellow artists, creative workshop ideas and more over the last few weeks through their Twitter @Feltham_Arts and website www.felthamarts.org, ‘What’s On ‘ page. Check out the FA Summer Exhibition, showcasing local artists work on the ’What’s On’ Exhibition page.
Keeping active at home:
OneYouHounslow - Hints and tips on how you can stay active from home. They list activities for adults, disabled people, older adults, pregnant women and children and families.
imoves for 4-11yrs are helping keep primary aged children as active as possible by offering free access.
Who to contact
The role of this directory is to provide information. It is your personal responsibility to make sure that organisations are appropriate and safe for you, your child or young person before they attend. Please read our guide to staying safe - things to consider