Activities, stories, artefacts and more ...

Here are several orgainsations which provide a range of resources

World Ocean Day: Ocean resources have been organised by age, time and learning theme. Choose the relevant options and the resources will appear automatically. https://worldoceanday.school/resources-2020/  

British Council: Here are the latest resources for young people to learn about pandemics.  Especially like the online matching activity in challenge two. https://connecting-classrooms.britishcouncil.org/resources/home-learning/learning-from-pandemic

Bumble Bee Conservation Trust: Free educational activities are designed for children and young persons from age 4 to 11+ to develop their knowledge and understanding of bumblebees https://www.bumblebeeconservation.org/learning-zone/

Devon Wildlife Trust - Marvellous Minibeasts is the nickname used to describe all the 'little creatures' in the world. https://www.devonwildlifetrust.org/minibeasts

In lockdown we have been designing our own hair styles, this story could help children decide on the hairstyles they like best: My Hair https://youtu.be/oNet1W_TMqM “My birthday's coming up so soon, I'll need new clothes to wear. But most of all, I need to know, how shall I style my hair?” A celebration and a book of big ideas like identity, image, and self. Big ideas: image, celebration, identity, choice Author: Hannah Lee with Allen Fatimaharan Published by Faber & Faber ISBN 9780571346875

Suitable for Primary students, ‘Thank you for the chocolate’ will take you on a journey to meet everybody involved in the chocolate supply chain schools.fairtrade.org.uk/resource/thank-you-for-the-chocolate-a-story-about-thanking-the-people-who-make-our-food/

The Library has a large collection of e-books to borrow for free, for example …Malorie Blackman has a range of excellent books for all ages and they can be downloaded in audio or as an ebook.  Michael Morpurgo - A Medal for LeRoy inspired by the true story of Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British Army.  https://librariesunlimited.overdrive.com/  - find the Meet Libby panel and click Learn more … to get started

Using Zoom

If you've never used Zoom before (completely free to download), here's a nice little video made by a dementia friendly group, offering you a step by step and very visual guide to joining a call and finding your way around.

For now Zoom have a regular weekly call and you're all invited, it takes place every Wednesday from 12.30-2pm ???? . This slot alternates between a themed session and an open space to reflect and have a little breather. They are  also putting together a wider programme of Zoom calls on a variety of subjects in the coming weeks and months, from other workshop providers and speakers. You'll only need to register once, for the weekly Eden Project Communities Zoom calls and you can then join any that interest you.
Meeting ID: 100-548-926
https://zoom.us/meeting/register/vJQtcu2gpzksDAER42_WL9Fifdyvd1W4fQ

Telling our Stories Finding our Roots – Devon have a series of Family Challenges

Family Photo Challenge: Are you ready to be an explorer of family history, a discoverer of untold tales? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/04/06/family-photo-challenge

Conversation and a Cuppa Challenge: Are you ready to be an explorer of family history, a discoverer of untold tales? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/04/20/conversation-and-a-cuppa-challenge

Special Object Challenge: Are you ready to be an archaeologist of personal objects, a discoverer of undiscovered items? https://www.tellingourstoriesdevon.org.uk/2020/05/04/special-object-challenge

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