Things to do at home

Parenting Journey

Parenting Journey from the Children’s Centres is offering a varied timetable for children under 5 with daily activity, stories, rhyme times and more delivered through the parenting journey Facebook page.

50 Things to Do Together Before You’re 5

50 Things to Do Together Before You’re 5 is a new website developed by the Children’s Centres with lots of ideas and activities to try.

Libraries

Online videos are available on Cheshire Libraries Facebook Pages of Storytime and Rhymetime.

  • Monday – Rhymetime 10.30am
  • Tuesday – Storytime – 10.30am
  • Wednesday – Storytime – 10.30am
  • Thursday – Rhymetime – 10.30pm
  • Friday – Craft Challenge – 4pm / Bedtime story – 7pm
  • Saturday – Steam Challenge – 10.30am / Lego Challenge – 4pm

Cheshire East Children’s Centres

Babies Together - Virtual Stay and Play Session- Wed 17th Feb 1.30 – 2.30pm via Microsoft Teams. A relaxed, fun and interactive session with lots of singing and play. You will gain new ideas for your baby as well as information on developmental milestones and ways for you to support your babies ongoing development. Contact your local centre to join. 

Toddlers Together – Virtual Parent and Toddler Group- Tues 16th Feb 10- 11am via Microsoft Teams. Aimed at children aged 1 – 3yrs of age, a relaxed session which will include singing, stories, arts and crafts and other fun activities you and your child can join along with. Contact your local centre to join. 

CHERUBS Breastfeeding Support – Wednesday 17th February 2021 14:45 – 15:30. Join us for a free CHERUBS Breastfeeding Support online session, delivered by the Cherubs Infant Feeding Team. Please ensure you book tickets for each person attending, including your child. Book tickets in advance on Eventbrite.

Everybody Sport & Recreation

Everybody at Home runs online classes for members only.  There’s a selection of on-demand workouts to access anytime and anywhere – including Dance Fit, Pilates, Yoga, HIIT and more! As well as regular new content.

To become a member visit https://everybody.org.uk/ To access the online classes visit https://everybody.org.uk/everybody-on-demand/

Tatton Park

Get inspired by nature, learn fun farm facts, create something new, discover how things work, learn a new life skill or explore the rich history of Tatton Park. For at home activities visit https://www.tattonpark.org.uk/learn/learning-resources/tatton-park-learning-hub.aspx

Nantwich Museum

Visit Nantwich Museum’s digital exhibitions including Nantwich at Play, which looks how the people of the town spent their leisure time through the ages.  To access the exhibitions, visit www.nantwichmuseum.org.uk

Space 4 Autism

Space 4 Autism have some online activities during the Half Term, Art with Jackie on Monday 15th Feb and Keep Fit with Georgia on Wednesday 17th Feb. For more details visit Space4Autism.

Macclesfield Museums

Macclesfield Museums have lots of boredom busting online activities and interesting facts for all ages inspired by their collections. For more details visit: https://macclesfieldmuseums.co.uk/museum-from-home

The Reading Agency

The Winter Mini Challenge encourages children to keep up their reading habits over the winter holidays, with a free-to-access website featuring rewards and incentives for reading and reviewing books. The Challenge will now run until Friday 19 February 2021 to find out more visit: https://readingagency.org.uk/children/news/join-the-winter-mini-challenge-and-become-a-reading-hero.html 

Chester Zoo

This Half Term let the Zoo come to you! Chester Zoo have lots of online activities, games and quizzes find out more here https://www.chesterzoo.org/play/

Virtual Zoo visit are also back. Packed full of fantastic facts… it’s the perfect day out, all from the comfort of your own sofa! Visit https://www.chesterzoo.org/virtual-zoo-2/ for some amazing animal antics!

Wellbeing Activities for families

Place2Be have put together a list of recommended resources for families. Some of these ideas will help you start conversations with your child, keep them entertained and inspired, and encourage you to enjoy quality time together as a family. All of which are important for your wellbeing. For more information visit https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/coronavirus-wellbeing-activity-ideas-for-families/

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