Scotland Learns

Here you will find a range of ideas and suggestions of activities to help parents, carers and practitioners support learning at home and during the recovery year. The activities are aimed at a variety of ages. The year groups next to the activities are a general guide only. Our newsletters for parents and carers and for practitioners also have additional ideas, hints and tips, and links to other useful resources.

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PUBLISHED: 26th May 2020 Transitions in 2020

This resource provides practitioners advice, guidance, signposting and practical resources to support children and young people through transitions in the context of COVID-19.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – ball games

In this activity, children explore the properties of a ball or other soft object before devising a simple game or challenge that can be played individually or as a group.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – cloud watching

As part of your daily exercise and walks in the local community, take some time to look up and look at the clouds.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – feel good time

In this activity, children along with other household members focus on positive experiences they have had that day.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – feelings art

This is a simple activity that children and families can engage with to take time out of the business of the day and allow their mind to relax and get creative.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – fitness fun

Many of us enjoy getting active especially when the weather is good. Making a fitness trail is a fun activity the whole family can get involved in and can be as easy or challenging as you want to make it.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – food quiz

In this activity your child can take a simple quiz about food hygiene, or make up a quiz themselves.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – fruit kebabs and salads

In this activity your child can take a simple quiz about food hygiene, or make up a quiz themselves.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – gymnastics

In this activity, children practice balancing skills by moving across a series of ‘spots’ on the ground and performing a different balance at each spot.

PUBLISHED: 2nd July 2020 Summer challenge – growing veggies out of leftovers

This activity lets children try something new and experiment with growing plants and vegetables inside or in a garden.