Fun at Home

This page signposts you to some great websites and resources by others. 

The contact of these pages is intended for you to have fun whilst learning together.

We want people to share their experiences to inspire others.  So please send us pictures and videos of you having fun making your creations to

BEFORE THE FUN STARTS – Children should be supervised at all times and permission from a responsible adult is needed before attempting any of these activities.

These links are in no particular order so have a good look through – click on the description beneath each picture to find your next adventure….

Exploring STEM Education: A Resource Guide – College Cliffs

includes lots of games you can play and experiments you can do to better understand the world through science, technology, engineering, and maths.

Computer Games and Experiments: A STEM Guide – Router Admin ( has lots of exciting things you can do on your computer

Construction and Building: Projects and Activities for Kids | Construction Disputes

Put down the screens and get yourself busy with construction and building projects that you’ll love working on. You’ll have so much fun, you’ll forget that you’re learning too. These STEM projects will help you practice science, technology, engineering, and math while having fun with hands-on building projects.

A range of fun, hands-on activities for families to use at home, suitable for all ages from 4 to 16.

And also to support parents and carers with home learning, our subject experts have put together a selection of activities and materials, all of which are completely free for everyone to access.

Check out the home schooling tool kit.

Tales of Engineering projects contained a great list of books.

The free downloadable STEM activities can be done at home with instructional step by step videos, accessible kit lists and online worksheets which cater to a range of ages and abilities.

Focusing on the use of mixtures in the kitchen. Children examine a mince-pie as a ‘mixture’ and compare ‘real’ dairy cream with imitation aerosol cream. Activities include making a soap bar, developing a bubble mixture, investigating the effectiveness of washing products, and making a simple fire extinguisher.

IndusTRY AT HOME! activities and investigations to get children thinking, as well as challenges to take their learning further.

Try these fun, interactive, hands-on activities that are easy to do with materials you usually have at home. Happy Science Adventures!

Inspired indoor activity ideas – keep your kids learning new skills and having fun (and avoid hearing ‘I’m bored’ every 30 seconds) all in #TheGreatIndoors.

Themed resources about something of interest to young people. There are some suggested questions and ideas within the materials.

Everybody needs eight essential skills to succeed – whatever their path in life. T the Skills Builder Framework, which breaks each skill down into teachable, measurable steps.

It’s NASA STEM at Home need we say more….

Young Money resources are suitable for use with children and young people as part of their home-learning.

Variety of fun and interesting STEM challenges on the WES YouTube channel.

Quests that will help you understand and celebrate our natural world – learn something amazing every weekday between Earth Day (April 22nd) and World Environment Day (June 5th).

See the resources in the student section for inline quizzes, colouring, word searches and other challenges.

Learning Activities guide both children and parents through the fundamentals of computing, including programming a computer.

Enjoyable activities, designed by teaching professionals for families to do at home with their children.

Free access to a remote telescope, Advice on editing and using images and STEM club activities.

Explore the night sky with open-source freeware.

SpaceEngine is a realistic virtual Universe you can explore on your computer. You can travel from star to star, from galaxy to galaxy, landing on any planet, moon, or asteroid

Can simulate gravity, collide planets & stars, create your own systems, model Earth’s climate, supernova a star, explore historical events

WISE has put together a list of STEM resources and activities which are free to access or to register for parents which can be done at home. The activities range from primary to secondary school age so there will be something for everyone.

This free online resource offers interactive science and maths lessons for primary and secondary school-age pupils. The accompanying worksheets and teachers’ notes can also be accessed on the site.

Looking for something stress-busting? These maps for colouring in are available as a free PDF download to print at home or use on a digital device app such as Procreate or Photoshop.

Activities for you whatever your SuperPower.

We have compiled a list of STEM Activities from various websites, broken down into subjects and also age categories.

SunSpaceArt have come up with some short art/space activity sheets for home & school learning. The SunSpaceArt project aims to ignite curiosity and develop creativity in school children.

A Celebrity Supply Teacher, astronaut Tim Peake, gives budding space explorers a masterclass as he reveals how to survive in space and the science behind space rockets.

Network Rail have created a STEM Activities Pack encouraging you stay at home and keep your children educated and occupied.

These resources highlight useful environmental science themed learning opportunities to keep children engaged with the outside world from home and include a mix of educational videos, worksheets and lesson plans.

These activities have been designed to be done in the home using house-hold items for ages 4 upwards, with add-on challenges for 11-16s and 16-18s. Some parental supervision required.

A great source of everything really, and if you want you can add to our channel ( feel free to ray some of these things at home and send to us.  Here are some of our picks…

Magnetic Compass

Mrs Briggs has her own YouTube Channel with lots of chemistry experiments using materials were available around the house.  Watch her in YouTube

Government Geography Profession have put together this Home-Schooling newsletter to showcase the exciting online support available to parents and students studying Geography and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) subjects as well as to those interested in the world of geospatial.