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Online Activity Resources

Being stuck at home can be difficult and challenging for many of us particulary when the sun is shining but there are range of activities you can do from the comfort of your own home and garden. 

We've created a list of online activities and resources for you to explore to support you through the coronavirus.

If you've come across any online activity resources you've enjoyed and would like to share them with us you can send details to website@supportstaffordshire.org.uk.

Adult Learning

Arts and Crafts

Children's Education


Health and Fitness





Adult Learning

Open University Courses Get inspired and learn something new for FREE.

The Skills Network FREE fully funded Level 2 online courses.

Home Learning FREE government-funded online courses

South Staffordshire College FREE distance learning courses for adults 19+

Reed.co.uk 56 FREE Courses

Buxton and Leek College Distance Learning Short Courses

Arts and Crafts

Fave Crafts Some DIY projects with toilet paper rolls and they cost next to nothing.

Caudwell Children FREE activity packs for children

Crafter's TV Sara Davies & team bring you live shows every week to entertain, inspire, and educate you via Facebook.

Colouring Books A selection of colouring books available to download and print for FREE.

Scouts More than 100 FREE activities, games and craft ideas.

Creative Bug Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

Creative Quarantine Creative adventures and actvities for those with time to spare.

Logo Design 26 Graphic Design Resources to Engage Kids

Children's Education

NHS Schools resources toolkit  Activities to help deliver lessons and activities around NHS Services, health and wellbeing.

Department of Education List of online education resources for home education

Safe and Sound Online Delivery  FREE 12 weekly programme with partners providing workshops for children who are currently educating at home. (from 6th May)

Pearson FREE access to primary, secondary and revision online curriculum resources.

Twinkl FREE home learning and school closure packs.

Oxford Owl FREE Fun maths games and activities.

BBC Bitesize BBC Bitesize will publish daily online lessons for all ages.

Live Science  Educational and entertaining activities and online resources for homebound kids.

sitejabber Kids’ Learning Resources & Fun Educational Websites Guide


Google Arts and Culture A collection of FREE digital versions of over 400 museums including the MoMA and the British Museum.  

Vitrual Museum Tours The world's most popular museums are now just a mouse click away thanks to incredible FREE virtual tours powered by Google Street View technology.

National Theatre The National Theatre is releasing an online performance on You Tube FREE of charge each Thursday for seven days.  

Performances from Sharespeare's Globe Six plays will be shown for FREE via their YouTube channel, one at a time, on rotation every two weeks, as part of ‘YouTube Premieres’.

Upgraded Points The 100+ Best Virtual Tours and Field Trips for Kids and Students [2020]

Health and Fitness

The Free Mindfulness Project FREE downloadable mindfulness exercises. 

Ekhart Yoga  FREE online yoga and meditation classes

The Body Coach FREE daily 9am P.E sessions with Joe Wicks via Facebook

Karen Hauer Join Strictly dancer Karen Hauer for a range of FREE workouts.

Les Mills on Demand FREE access to 100+ workouts during the Covid-19 disruptions.

Dance Plug  FREE dance tutorials including combinations, exercises, and warm-ups for any skill level.


Project Gutenberg Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 FREE eBooks. Choose among FREE epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online.


Alisons Online Music Classes With Alison's FREE online music courses you can learn all about them in no time at all.

The Digital Concert Hall The Berliner Philharmoniker invite you to visit their virtual concert hall FREE of charge. 

The Metropolitan Opera The Metropolitan Opera will be streaming operas for FREE


Wild Earth WildEarth is a LIVE wildlife broadcaster that has built a passionate community of nature lovers. 

Wildlife Trust Ideas for staying connected with nature.

Edinburgh Zoo  Live web cams: Panda | Tiger | Penguin | Rock Hopper Penguin | Koala.

National Geographic Kids Activities and quizzes for younger children.

Woodland Trust Nature Detectives Nature-based activities you can enjoy together at home or in your garden.

Gardeners World  How to make compost.

Ark Wildlife How to become a wildlife expert in your own garden! What to spot and where to find it