Home activities

There are many initiatives out there offering activities to be done in here.

In the time of #StayHome, here’s a list of all kind of activities that can be safely practised from home.


For Children

Jane Goodland

Schoolwork help via video

Email jg.onlineclassroom@gmail.com to ask a question or book a mini online lesson.
Help offered:

  • Maths at any level
  • Primary school any subject
  • Possibly other subjects up to GCSE/A-Level
  • General chat about how you are getting on
  • Help with motivation/organisation
  • If you’re a parent of a small child and you want them to see another face.

Tuition is offered by Jane Goodland, a secondary maths teacher with DBS check.


Audible Stories

Kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.
All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.
Explore the collection, select a title and start listening.


Mobile Adventures and Activity Trails

Get active with the whole family in the great Cambridge outdoors with these activity trails.

These adventure trails are ideal for children aged 5 to 11 years. Each adventure includes a variety of fun challenges – some have specific, family-friendly themes.

find details on the City Council website


40+ Toddlers Activities

BusyToddler.com have collected a list of 40+ easy to make indoors activities to keep all toddlers busy while boosting creativity and learning.


Amazon Prime Kids

Amazon Prime has released a lot of kids videos on their Prime platform completely for free. You only need a free Amazon account to access the videos using the link below.


Time for Kids

Free access to a library of four grade-specific digital editions of TIME for Kids and Your $ financial literacy magazine. 


Online Museums

This section needs some love, but here is a collection of links to lists of museums that offer virtual tours:


Also this section needs some love, nonetheless here are some initial pointers:

Sarah Adams, who teaches at the ESOL Café and Just Talk courses at Chesterton Community College in normal times, offers one-to-one Zoom lessons in English for speakers of other languages (ESOL) at times and days to suit you.  You can book a free mini lesson and find out more about fees by contacting her at sarahadams0208@gmail.com


Google Play

Google has several free ebook titles in the Play Store as well. While many of them are public domain titles you can get just about anywhere, it’s a simple way to read classics right on your Android device.



Youtube videos by the City Council

Cambridge City Council have uploaded some home exercise videos starring their Exercise Referral Coordinator, Robert Taylor. These videos are great for older people who would like the chance to stay active whilst at home.


Joe Wicks

Monday to Friday 9 am live on YouTube

Joe Wicks (The Body Coach) is doing a morning PE lesson for children to join in but it is more than suitable for adults to do too.

On his Youtube channel accessible with the button below you can also catch-up on previous episodes.


Yoga with Adriene

Recorded Yoga sessions on youtube by Yoga with Adriene, an online community of over 6 million subscribers. She publishes free Yoga Videos and has a library of over 500 free videos and growing.