Fun, play-based activities
These resources provide a range of fun, play-based activities that will help to inspire, engage and educate your young child.
They are linked to the Early Years Foundation Stage Framework and are based around play, development and fun with the family. Enjoy exploring these different activities and having fun with your child as they learn new things.
'Play is our brain’s favourite way of learning' - Diane Ackerman
|EYFSHome||3 to 5 years||Daily fun activities for 3-5 year-olds,
linked to the EYFS Early Learning Goals
|Numberblocks||3 to 7 years||Videos of animated adventures of the characters 1 up to 20||Free|
|NRICH||3 to 18 years||Fun activities that support problem solving and reasoning||Free|
|BBC Tiny Happy People||3 to 5 years||
Simple activities and play ideas to develop children's communication skills
|Hungry Little Minds||3 to 5 years||Simple, fun activities for children, supporting parents in developing their home learning environment||Free|
|CBeebies||3 to 7 years||Songs, poems and stories for young children||Free|
|Busy Things||3 to 11 years||Educational games and activities||Subscription fee 1 month for £1 then £4.49 thereafter|
|ABC Does||3 to 5 years||Alistair Bryce Clegg's website has a range of activities for parents and children to enjoy at home||Free|
|BBC Bitesize||3 to 18 years||Daily lessons, videos and activities categorised by age and subject that cover the whole curriculum||Free|