Here’s our guide to some fun online activities to keep the kids entertained.
1 Tate Kids
The Tate has a dedicated kids zone on their website where you’ll find a range of activities to keep your kids busy. There’s plenty of workshops like Make A Kaleidoscope, Make A Friendship Bracelet, Learn To Weave and much more. There’s also quizzes and games including Which Art Superhero Are You?, The Sensational Surrealism Quiz and more. Plus, there’s videos and galleries to explore and learn more about specific artists. Guaranteed to keep the kids occupied for hours!
2 BBC Bitesize
Even with the kids back in school, BBC Bitesize is still a great resource for learning all year round. Their games and quizzes help make learning more fun and interactive, alongside the lessons. There’s also a really useful Support section featuring health and wellbeing guides and tips.
3 Education.com Activities
Education.com has tons of activities tailored to different ages. There’s something here for everyone, including Design Your Own Planet, Make A Cereal Box House, Make A Catapult and much more.
4 Africa Oyé: Learning & Participation Classes
Africa Oyé have launched the first in an online series of Learning and Participation workshops. Watch as worldwide performer Guy Nwogang as he talks you through some Cameroonian rhythms in this premiere episode.
5 Western Approaches Online Classes
Learn all about the history of Liverpool’s WW2 bunker at Western Approaches with lessons, activities and virtual tours. Aimed at primary school children their informative lessons are available to watch via YouTube any time.
6 Liverpool Year of Writing
Liverpool’s 2021 Year of Writing is a celebration of writing in all its forms designed to discover new voices and publish new writing through a partnership of arts and cultural organisations, writers, artists, educators and businesses as part of an inclusive drive to improve literacy in the city. There’s a whole range of activities aimed at children of all ages, such as writing competitions; Letters to Liverpool; Sharing/Caring words; Writing for online games; Coding and Make-fests; blogging and book reviews; Zine making workshops and the creation of new Zines by children and young people.
You can also find fun family activities and events in our What’s On section.