Online resources for young ones

Published: 03/01/2021

During this latest lockdown we know that it can be a bit overwhelming knowing which resources to use to help aid your child’s learning if you’re helping teach them from home.

We’ve put together a list of some of our favourites which we hope will help:


Kid-grit is an innovative, soul-driven personal and professional development company. They offer a combination of Social and Emotional Learning and Mindfulness in a curriculum as well. kid-grit is a 25-hour inquiry-based curriculum focusing on mindfulness, body awareness, food inequity and movement, community, connection, cultural diversity, empathy and tolerance, and digital and social media consciousness. See more here.

Emotional ABCs

Emotional ABCs teaches children how to figure out what they’re feeling, why they’re experiencing that emotion, and how to make better choices for lifetime emotional resilience. Sign up for free here.

Achieving for Children

Achieving for Children has put together an online youth work schedule using Zoom organised by Ham Youth Centre. Lots of fun and exciting activities (ranging from photography to music production) for people aged 11 to 19 where they can make new friends and chat to youth workers.

More details here:


Purple Mash is a website designed for children aged 3-11. It contains many creative tools ie: coding, animation, publishing, art and also applications for maths, spelling and grammar. Teachers can ‘set work’ for children easily then view / comment on completed files.

Check it out here.

The Maths Factor

Carol Voderman has launched a new site called The Maths Factor to help children with their numerical skills online. The site is aiming to support children with their basic maths skills through a variety of educational online resources.

To access the educational content, users simply need to sign up via the website.

Bio-Rad Laboratories

Bio-Rad Explorer's YouTube channel is a hub of educational and instructional videos for students and educators from Bio-Rad and the life science education community.

7000 languages

This site makes free language-learning courses so Indigenous people can teach, learn, and revive their languages.

See more here.

Facing history

A collection of history educator resources includes a wide range of flexible, multimedia materials, from primary sources and streaming videos to teaching strategies, lesson plans, and full units.

Check out the site here.

PE with Joe Wicks

Wicks has been helping families across the country to keep fit while they are at home with his daily video sessions called PE with Joe, which involves a 30 minute workout session that all ages can get involved with.

Check out a list of over 500 more free resources here.

We hope that you stay safe and well during this unique period. Please get in touch if there’s anything we can do to help: email [email protected], call 0800 032 2433 or web chat with us here.

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