Youtube and Video Activities

There are many celebrities and organisations who are offering a range of video lessons and activities.  Many of these are live streamed at particular times and others are just a suite of resources for you to dip in and out of to support you at home.



PE with Joe Wicks

Get your morning off to a great start.  At 9am each weekday morning Joe Wicks will be live streaming a fun and energetic PE session for the whole family. Find him live on his YouTube channel


Maths with Carol Vorderman

Carol Vordaman has produced a website with a range of video lessons, games and fun activities for children in EYFS all the way to Year 6, to support your home learning.  You will need to create an account to access the material but this is currently free to do.


English with David Walliams

Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun! ttps://



Music with Myleene Klass

On Mondays and Fridays Myleene Klass will be broadcasting live music lessons with fun activities and quizzes to help support a love of music and that creative flare, join her at 10am.  On Wednesdays at 6:30 she will be singing lullabies for babies and younger children


Dance with Darcey Bussel and DDMIX

Every weekday at 1:30pm continue the exercise with a fun Wake and Shake session from Darcey Bussel and DDMIX.



Home Economics with Theo Michaels

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 4pm, Theo Michaels will be hosting a live 'cook-a-long with the children'. Great way to get the children into cooking and learning some new skills.


English with Jane Considine

Jane is a teacher, author and passionate book lover.  Jane will be hosting a writing session on Super Stacking Sentences, a great way to get children writing in small chunks and being collaborative with other children watching the channel.  Broadcast is a 9:45am weekday mornings.  You can submit what you have written throughout the day, which Jane will turn into a collaborative story and she will read out the compiled story at 3:30pm.    Listen out for the bit you have submitted.


Cosmic Kids

Keep fit with some fun mindfulness and Yoga sessions set to well known stories designed specifically for children aged 3+. Children will love listening to the stories whilst carrying out the simple movements. Great way to relax and unwind after a busy day. 



Gareth Metcalf is a primary school teacher and maths consultant.  Each day Gareth will be publishing a series of videos with specific lessons for children.. These lessons will break maths down into small steps and then allow children time to work on some maths problems.  There will be 1 lesson for Years 5 and 6 and 1 lesson for Years 3 and 4.  There will also be videos containing fun games and activities aimed at children in Key Stage 1.


Storytime with Nick

From Monday 20th April, join actor and teacher Nick Cannon as he narrates films of well-loved stories. Suitable for children of all ages.


Virtual Tours

Family Days Out Tried and Tested have complied a list of worldwide museums, galleries and famous tourist attractions where you can take free virtual tours.  Take a trip to France to see the Eiffel Tower, or watch the Rhino's at Huston Zoo. Check out Buckingham Palace, The Natural History Museum or even The British Museum. There is something for every interest and age-group.