Virus hiatus to do list

What to do during the virus hiatus: (I’ll contintually update this! Please note I can’t verify all the links so please do exercise common sense!)


For Grown Ups:

Minimalist doula, a five minute mediation for when you’re feeling wobbly or anxious: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ov5miWJcFqg

Yoga With Adriene, free yoga classes on youtube, suitable for beginners (no, really!) to advanced!: https://www.youtube.com/user/yogawithadriene

Lucy Locket Loves have an exercise routine and are planning and online Yoga Class (facebook): https://www.facebook.com/locketloves/

Live facebook ballet lessons (mostly teen-adult but a few children’s ones too): https://www.facebook.com/BalletNovaCenterForDance/

Fundamentals of Animation, free (for a limited time) course: https://creatureartteacher.com/product/fundamentals-of-animation

Scribd, read free for 30 days (cancel to avoid a charge!):
https://scr.bi/ReadFree

The Saty At Home Festival, free (but with a tip button) comedy performances, streamed live: http://cosmicshambles.com/stayathome

A digital Harry Potter Escape Room! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSflNxNM0jzbZJjUqOcXkwhGTfii4CM_CA3kCxImbY8c3AABEA/viewform

Virutal babywearing dance classes, baby yoga, and well, all sorts, paid for classes but free for keyworkers! https://www.dancelikeamother.com/

Dance Classes from Hurst Dance Studio, for adults but also some for children, free but they have a paypal and justgiving link as they’ve also lost their income:https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=2262117084093067&id=1448641462107304

For Families:

Watch Wind In The Willows stage show for free! (Donate to help theatre workers in time of need if you can): https://www.willowsmusical.com/

Star Kidz, babysitting, facetime calls or isolation visits from characters: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=4168710196487893&id=25942498741645

The Ulitmate Party People, craft along sessions: https://m.facebook.com/theultimatepartypeopleuk/

World Books online, a collection of 3000 ebooks and audiobooks, free (for now!): https://worldbook.kitaboo.com/reader/worldbook/index.html?usertoken=Mjk5MzQ6MTpJUjA5MjAxNjoyOmNsaWVudDE2OTc6MTY5NzoyMjE2Mjg4OjE6MTU4NDM4MDExMzA2Mjp1cw%3D%3D

13 zoos that are offering live streaming: https://www.holidaypirates.com/travel-magazine/13-zoos-that-offer-live-streams-see-giraffes-koalas-pandas-tigers-penguins-more_35765

Live p.e. lessons for kids 9am on Monday (and lots of other kids and growns up exercise!): https://www.youtube.com/user/thebodycoach1

Innovation Ben’s lunchtime challenge! (problem solving and making!): https://www.facebook.com/innovationbenpage/posts/3089503004440693

Musicals being streamed for free, a list! https://www.whatsonstage.com/london-theatre/news/stage-shows-musicals-opera-free-stream-online_51198.html

Free audiobooks from audible while the schools are closed: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Online pregnancy/baby yoga classes (I think, please update me if my description is wrong!): https://www.peaceatlastyoga.co.uk/online-yoga-classes

Shy Lowen, horse information and videos: https://www.facebook.com/shylowen/posts/3588220477916037

Virutal Crafternoons from Warrington Museum: https://www.facebook.com/WarringtonMuseum/photos/a.10150211606303613/10157247937603613/?type=3

TinyTalk, online classes to learn baby signing (and do some singing), open to everyone, contact Therese for more information: https://www.tinytalk.co.uk/theresem

The Little Cottage Cakery, live bake along Tuesday and Thursday: https://www.facebook.com/TheLittleCottageCakery/

Audible free stories while the schools are closed: https://stories.audible.com/start-listen

Free sign language lessons with Natasha Lamb and her sister Kelly-Ann: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9w889Lid1JHB-AX4dCoQoQ

History lessons online, free but they ahve a gofundme if you want to donate as they rely on visitor income to stay open: https://www.facebook.com/westernapproachesHQ/

A 10 minute dance on facebook or instagram at 10am from WigLe dance: https://www.facebook.com/WigLeDance/posts/2946217142106878

A new story read aloud and posted each day, sometimes it’s even babywearing consultant Debi! https://www.facebook.com/YouthWorkDG/

Dance classes with Oti Mabuse (from Strictly!): https://www.youtube.com/user/mosetsanagape

20DV dance classes free until the start of May: https://20dv.co.uk/

Salt Dough guide: https://www.facebook.com/groups/681125849365623/permalink/691705628307645/

Dance Classes from Dance Syndrome, intended for people with learning disabilities and adapted to be done by anyone at home (including kids, and people in armchairs!), classes are free to access online but they have a donate button/text number on the website if you can spare something! https://dancesyndrome.co.uk/online-dance-sessions/

And you need a well organsied list with more than just activities (so resources for helping with mental health, registering as a vulnerable person etc then have a look at this excellent page: https://chatterpack.net/blogs/blog/list-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home