We understand that due to the spread of coronavirus, there is a high risk of many children becoming inactive or having to self-isolate.
To help children and young people stay happy and healthy throughout, we've put together some of the best online resources we could find which can be completed in the comfort of your own home.
Below are some links to simple ideas and content to aid teachers, parents and carers in maintaining an active routine for children and young people. They will help support positive engagement, physical wellbeing, as well as enhancing concentration and cognition, to aid remote learning.
The resources will also help children and young people continue their developing their skills in PE during this period of remote learning. Many activities can be done inside the house and with no (or very limited) equipment.
London Sport Active at Home
Physical activity must be a vital part of every child’s day and London Sport have worked hard to make activity at home widely available and accessible providing a range of free and low-cost activities.
Joe Wicks' daily PE lessons for children of primary age at 9am each day during the school closure. Visit his YouTube channel. Age range: EYFS, KS1 and KS2
Lovely daily exercise activities that can be done at home. The iMoves exercises also have other suggested activities linked to them.
Diversity and the whole 20DV team want to spread nothing but love and positivity in these troubling times and we think dance should be accessible to everybody regardless of circumstance. Be safe. Get dancing. Keep smiling.
Change 4 Life
These Change 4 Life 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day.
Ready Set Ride Resources - Cycling
British Cycling have designed resources to help children to learn to ride. Using an activity pack, online video resources to support parents, teachers and carers to teach children the essential skills needed to ride a bike while having fun playing together. Additional resources can be accessed by creating a free account.
Youth Sport Trust
Youth Sports Trust have created some easy to follow activity cards with fun challenges and PE activities for children at home. The aim is to help parents/carers bring the ideas to life within their home environments (inside and outside) – and can be adapted to suit a range of ages and abilities.
Couch to Family Fit
Get involved with free daily fun online activities with your family with Couch To Family Fit list of fun interactive videos and online support to help keep all members of your family healthy.
Topsportsability Inclusive PE & Sport
Fantastic online resource of inclusive PE and sporting activities and ideas for young people with special educational needs and disabilities. Sign up using the Inclusion Lead Code: YSTINCLUSION25
ukactive Kids x Nike: Move Crew
ukactive and Nike have just launched Move Crew, a set of activity missions designed to help kids unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity.
Move Crew was created using the expertise of primary school staff, elite athletes, children and coaches, to support school staff, parents and carers by setting daily activity missions which can be completed either at home with family members.
Join The Place Partner Schools teachers for bite size classes for young people online. These are free, short classes for young people to get dancing and get creative from home. No prior dance experience needed, just lots of enthusiasm! These videos were created as part of The Place's Partner Schools programme. This video is recommended for primary school age.
The FA (Football Association)
The FA have provided tips to staying safe and healthy to football activities to keep your body and mind active – explore how you can make the most of football staying home
The FA SuperKicks
A wide range of fun active videos to help develop your football skills by qualified FA coaches. The FA SuperKicks provides fun challenges and learning resources to get you ready for the game.
Holborn Community Association have moved their Gymflex sessions online for children aged 5 - 11 years old. To book your Childs place visit the Holborn Community Association Activity Timetable.
#Fight Together Kids Boxing
LGBTQ Fight Together Boxing Project is free and available for children and young people aged 5-11 years old every Monday. To join the session and for further information please visit the Rathbone boxing website
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