Whilst we’re all staying at home, working and studying. Here are a few ideas and suggestions for you try:
OT at home – as a starting point, there are two very good Facebook groups, ‘sensory stuck at home’ and ‘sensory stuck at home teens’ which are being run by Sensory trained OTs offering advice, activity ideas, movement opportunities and support as required. How to create a sensory room in your home and hand writing without tears are both sites you may find useful along with Rachel’s OT Pinterest page. SENSEable is a weekly sensory workout which students can access with limited resources.
TTS – free downloadable workbooks
The Maths Factor – created by Carol Vorderman for children aged 4 – 12
Twinkl – a large range of different subjects and focuses, arguably the best host of any resource you could need. Twinkl have offered a free account as a result of school closures.
BBC Bitesize – a huge range of different resources and information broken down into Key Stages and year groups.
Topmarks – a treasure trove of activities that cover a whole range of subjects. Also holds links to games etc. that are hosted by other sites.
GoNoodle – videos and games, mindfulness and meditation
TypingClub – learn touch typing for free
Mapzone from Ordnance Survey – quizzes, games and skills to try out
Imoves – fun activities for teachers and parents to keep children happy, healthy and focussed
Microsoft Teams – a guide to the basics