Our recommended websites for ideas, resources and activities during lockdown.
Keeping kids entertained at home
There is plenty for curious minds to explore in Britannica Online which you can access via our research and reference page.
For quizzes, videos and animations.
Ideal for pre-schoolers with many games, clips, sing songs and things to make.
Wildlife gardening suggestions and more from Suffolk Wildlife Trust and the RSPB.
Lots of free online content and workouts including Joe Wicks’ Body Coach and superhero workouts and cosmic yoga.
A new website packed with ideas and links to other websites where you can find more ideas and activities.
You can access lots of wonderful animated films for free with Kanopy Kids.
Books and reading
Booktrust has a huge fun selection of resources in its digital hub including free online books, videos, games, recipes, competitions, quizzes and other activities from authors and illustrators.
Lots of great resources for all ages including activity packs and reading notes.
Access to free online videos of your favourite authors and creative writing prompts so you can write stories of your own.
Daily lists of the many ideas and resources available online plus suggested activities to keep kids busy.
Education and literacy
A comprehensive list of online home education resources.
Our resources for teachers and home educators.
Advice on how to talk to children about the coronavirus situation.
Advice on parenting during the current situation.
More organisations who can help with you and your children’s health and wellbeing.
Read more about Suffolk Libraries approach to the current situation and find links to the NHS and Govt websites.
We also have plenty of eBooks and eAudiobooks for younger readers which you can access for free with your library card.
Our libraries are streaming and sharing online activities so your children can still enjoy joining in with library staff.