Fairlight Primary & Nursery School

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OPAL: Outdoor Play and Learning 

Useful websites and social media sites providing lots of information and fun ideas around physical activity and play for children.


Review and link to an inspirational TED Talk on play by Stuart Brown(Founder of the Institute of Play): https://medium.com/@LittleSeeds/ted-talk-review-stuart-browns-play-is-more-than-just-fun-dcf48babb382




Play Scotland - https://www.playscotland.org

Youth Sport Trust - https://www.youthsporttrust.org

Scouting Association - https://www.scouts.org.uk

Play Wales (Playful childhoods) - https://www.playfulchildhoods.wales

Cbeebies - https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies  (a variety of games, activities and resources to keep children learning at home). 

Zoo webcams https://www.countryliving.com/uk/wildlife/countryside/g31784857/live-animal-webcam-zoo/ -

Indoor activities - https://www.nhs.uk/chage4life/activities/indoor-activities

Live shows, outdoor expeditions, Deadly 60http://www.stevebackshall.com/    

Website has lots of fun activities for kids that are reasonably easy to organise and fun https://www.familydaystriedandtested.com

Interactive learning through songs, art, videos and games. https://www.sesamestreet.org

Music, exercise and activity

PE with Joe https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLyCLoPd4VxBvQafyve889qVcPxYEjdSTl 

Go Noodle  (lots of songs with actions to keep fit)  https://family.gonoodle.com/

BBC Super Movers  https://www.bbc.co.uk/teach/supermovers

Cosmic Yoga  https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

Learn to dance with Oti Mabuse every day at 11.00 and at any time


Face Book  - sites with some fun ideas

  • Uk Kidswindows                                                         
  • London Play
  • Inspire my play                                                          
  • Chester Zoo Live
  • Play Scotland                                                              
  • Bristol Library – 2pm story everyday
  • Children’s Scrap Store Bristol
  • Play England                                                               
  • The Power of Play
  • We believe in outdoor play                                       
  • 5 Minute Crafts
  • Learning and exploring through play                        
  • Early Years Scotland                 
  • Planning Playtime – Learning through Play

We are proud to be working with OPAL on developing and improving children's playtime. Find out more about what OPAL do by clicking on their logo above and watch this space for updates on how we as a school are progressing. 

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