Family activities

<h3>Anti-Racism Resources</h3><figure class="image image-style-side"><img src="http://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/stop-racism.png" alt=""></figure><p>At Islington Adult Community Learning we pride ourselves on being welcoming and diverse to all learners. We will never tolerate injustice and violence. We stand in solidarity with Black lives in communities around the world. Racism, injustice and violence must stop. We believe in the power of education in families and communities to provide real and lasting change. We know that there is systemic racism throughout the communities we live, work in and serve but we are committed to working with all Islington residents to challenge and beat racism in all its forms. We offer some links below to help parents and carers talk to their young people about the issues:</p><p><a href="https://www.scbwi.org/black-lives-matter-resources/">https://www.scbwi.org/black-lives-matter-resources/</a></p><p><a href="https://www.booktrust.org.uk/what-we-do/programmes-and-campaigns/booktrust-represents/support-for-schools/">https://www.booktrust.org.uk/what-we-do/programmes-and-campaigns/booktrust-represents/support-for-schools/</a></p><p>Suggested books: (links take you to Amazon, but consider other, local, booksellers)</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Activist-Innosanto-Nagara/dp/1609805399/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1S5SXOCTONVSZ&amp;dchild=1&amp;keywords=a+is+for+activist&amp;qid=1591282685&amp;quartzVehicle=842-813&amp;replacementKeywords=a+for+activist&amp;sprefix=a+is+for+%2Caps%2C141&amp;sr=8-1">A Is for Activist</a>&nbsp;by Innosanto Nagara</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Were-Different-Sesame-Street-Pictureback/dp/0679832270/ref=sr_1_1?crid=3UJ1DB4K79K5W&amp;dchild=1&amp;keywords=were+different+were+the+same&amp;qid=1591282724&amp;sprefix=we%27re+diff%2Caps%2C135&amp;sr=8-1">We’re Different, We’re the Same</a>&nbsp;(Sesame Street) by Bobbi Kates</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Kids-Book-About-Racism-ebook/dp/B088GYYHJX/ref=sr_1_1?crid=XPENT3027W6C&amp;dchild=1&amp;keywords=jelani+memory&amp;qid=1591282830&amp;sprefix=jalani+%2Caps%2C146&amp;sr=8-1">A Kids Book About Racism</a>&nbsp;by Jelani Memory</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Racism-Skin-Im-First-Look/dp/0750242612/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&amp;keywords=the+skin+i%27m+in&amp;qid=1591282880&amp;sr=8-3">The Skin I’m In: A First Look at Racism</a>&nbsp;by Pat Thomas</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Teach-Your-Dragon-About-Diversity/dp/1948040778/ref=sr_1_3?dchild=1&amp;keywords=teach+your+dragon+about+diversity&amp;qid=1591282937&amp;sr=8-3">Teach Your Dragon About Diversity</a>&nbsp;by Steve Herman</p><p><a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Martin-Luther-Little-People-DREAMS/dp/0711245665/ref=sr_1_2?crid=Y0VNBQS7DGUE&amp;dchild=1&amp;keywords=little+people+big+dreams&amp;qid=1591283170&amp;sprefix=little+people%2Caps%2C146&amp;sr=8-2">Little People Big Dreams: Martin Luther King</a>&nbsp;by Maria Isabel Sanchez Vegara</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Kid’s Fitness</h2><figure class="image image-style-side"><img src="http://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/kids-fitness-1.png" alt=""></figure><p>With kids at home during lockdown try these great ideas to keep them (and you) active:</p><p>Joe Wicks Workouts: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rz0go1pTda8</a></p><p>NHS gym-free fitness: <a href="https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/gym-free-workouts/">https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/gym-free-workouts/</a></p><p>Advice on family mental health: <a href="https://parentinfo.org/article/how-to-look-after-your-family-s-mental-health-when-you-re-stuck-indoors">https://parentinfo.org/article/how-to-look-after-your-family-s-mental-health-when-you-re-stuck-indoors</a></p><p>At home football coaching: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxTNFnVMA2s">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxTNFnVMA2s</a></p><p>Kids and adult yoga: <a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga">https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Online Safety</h2><figure class="image image-style-side"><img src="http://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/online-safety.png" alt=""></figure><p>Keep your kids safe online: <a href="https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/">https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/</a></p><p>NSPCC guide to online safety: <a href="https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/">https://www.nspcc.org.uk/keeping-children-safe/online-safety/</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Learning at Home</h2><figure class="image image-style-side"><img src="http://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/learning-at-home.png" alt=""></figure><p>Activities for families with children from Islington Libraries:</p><p><a href="https://www.islington.gov.uk/libraries-arts-and-heritage/libraries/library-services-for-families-children-and-young-people/activities-for-families-with-children-during-the-coronavirus-period">https://www.islington.gov.uk/libraries-arts-and-heritage/libraries/library-services-for-families-children-and-young-people/activities-for-families-with-children-during-the-coronavirus-period</a></p><p>Friends of Islington Museum Blog:&nbsp;<a href="https://friendsofim.com/learning/">https://friendsofim.com/learning/</a></p><p>Family Learning: <a href="http://www.familylearning.org.uk/">www.familylearning.org.uk/</a></p><p>Help with homework from the BBC, all subjects: <a href="https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize">https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize</a></p><p>Nature-based activities at home or in the garden: <a href="https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/">https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/blog/2020/03/nature-detectives/</a></p><p>Free educational resources: <a href="https://www.topmarks.co.uk/">https://www.topmarks.co.uk/</a></p><p>Activities for Families from Islington Family Learning: <a href="https://padlet.com/anna_stec/familylearning">https://padlet.com/anna_stec/familylearning</a></p><p>Audio books. Listen to a story and write or draw: <a href="https://stories.audible.com/discovery">https://stories.audible.com/discovery</a></p><p>Virtual chess: &nbsp;<a href="https://www.chess.com/play/computer">https://www.chess.com/play/computer</a></p><p>Virtual visit to the Museum of London: <a href="https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/schools/learning-resources?utm_source=enewsletter&amp;utm_medium=mol-teachersnetwork&amp;utm_campaign=onlineresources-march2020&amp;utm_term=learning-resources-lead-text&amp;utm_content=button&amp;dm_i=3BMS,10Q50,4A12MT,3VL61,1">https://www.museumoflondon.org.uk/schools/learning-resources?utm_source=enewsletter&amp;utm_medium=mol-teachersnetwork&amp;utm_campaign=onlineresources-march2020&amp;utm_term=learning-resources-lead text&amp;utm_content=button&amp;dm_i=3BMS,10Q50,4A12MT,3VL61,1</a></p><p>English and Maths for all levels: <a href="https://uk.ixl.com/math">https://uk.ixl.com/math/</a></p><p>Home learning resources: <a href="https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning">https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/resources-list-for-home-learning</a></p><p>All Amazon stories are now free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet! <a href="https://stories.audible.com/start-listen">https://stories.audible.com/start-listen</a></p><p>David Walliams has a free audio book story every day here: <a href="https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses">https://www.worldofdavidwalliams.com/elevenses/</a></p><p>BookTrust’s ‘Pyjamarama Day’ <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtlK6rgp2Xs">https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LtlK6rgp2Xs</a></p><p>Music Education Islington online home learning provision. <a href="https://www.islingtoncs.org/home-learning">https://www.islingtoncs.org/home-learning</a></p><p>Resources for Islington Schools and Families<br>The Islington CS Home Learning pages have school curriculum links, as well as all kinds of creative, music and careers activities. These are updated every week and you will find a mix of online and printable resources, including activities which do not require a computer to complete. Visit the pages to find out more!<br>For Creative activities: <a href="https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12885">https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12885</a></p><p>For Music activities: <a href="https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12884">https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12884</a></p><p>For Careers activities: <a href="https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12886">https://www.islingtoncs.org/node/12886</a></p><p>&nbsp;</p><h2>Talking to your Children about Coronavirus</h2><figure class="image image-style-side"><img src="http://adultlearning.islington.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/talking.png" alt=""></figure><p>How to talk to your children about the virus: <a href="https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/talking-children-about-coronavirus">https://www.bps.org.uk/news-and-policy/talking-children-about-coronavirus</a></p><p>How to explain the virus: <a href="https://www.thedadsnet.com/this-free-book-is-great-for-explaining-covid-19coronavirus-to-your-children">https://www.thedadsnet.com/this-free-book-is-great-for-explaining-covid-19coronavirus-to-your-children</a></p><p>Informative animation for older children and young people: <a href="https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/">https://www.brainpop.com/health/diseasesinjuriesandconditions/coronavirus/</a></p><p>“My name is coronavirus” social story: <a href="http://www.mindheart.co/descargables">www.mindheart.co/descargables</a></p><p>“What is coronavirus?” social story: <a href="https://www.ppmd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf">https://www.ppmd.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/The-Corona-Virus-Free-Printable-Updated-2-The-Autism-Educator-.pdf</a></p>