Home Learning with the Celebs: Here’s what various celebrities are offering you and your children for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed in the UK (all times are relevant to BST). They include PE sessions, Maths Lessons and Cooking challenges! - www.excitingteacher.com

Home Learning with the Celebs, including David Walliams, Jamie Oliver and Oti Mabuse!

Ever fancied home learning with the celebs? Well, today is your and your children’s day! 

Here’s what various celebrities (and some subject professionals/experts) are offering you and your children for free everyday to help with their education while schools are closed in the UK (all times are relevant to BST). They include PE sessions, Maths Lessons and Cooking challenges!

9:00am - PE

PE with The Body Coach, Joe Wicks over on his YouTube channel every weekday morning at 9am for 30 minutes. This is one for the children and adults to get you active whilst at home in your living room! Also if you are bored on the weekend, he is even setting weekend homework tasks, check them out below or on Instagram. Can you design your own workout? I challenge you!

10:00am - Maths

The next celebrity home learning opportunity is Maths with Carol Vorderman, over on her website: The Maths Factor.  Brush up on your Maths skills with your children. There are sessions available for all children of all ages. Also, who better than you to teach you Maths, other than the Carol Vorderman! 

11:00am - English and Reading

Every day at 11am, you can listen one of David Walliams’ World’s Worst Children stories, so sit down, take a break, and enjoy 20ish minutes of pure fun!

In addition, the next home learning with the celebs opportunity is an audiobook. Read and listen to an audiobook by David Walliams everyday at 11am for 20 minutes from his collection of stories “World’s Worst Children”, check out his website for more information. These are funny, light-hearted and a firm favourite of many children out there. Furthermore, what is your favourite David Walliams story?

11:30am - Dance

Professional dance lessons for you to do at home with your children with Oti Mabuse. You don’t have to watch these at 11:30am as she is saving them all to her YouTube channel, check it out here. She is also offering FREE dance lessons for adults in the evening, head over to her channel for more information.

12:00pm - Cooking

Live cooking during lunch with Jamie Oliver. Moreover, you can catch up on his livestreams at a later date as he is on a mission to help teach children how to cook healthy meals. In other words, home learning with the celebs doesn’t get much better than this. 

1:00pm - Singing and Music

Music and singing lessons with Myleene’s Music Klass (and Myleene Klass). She has so far taught some lessons on clapping to the beat of your name, finding a rhythm and understanding major/minors in Music. You can catch up on all those lessons on her YouTube channel. 

1:30pm - More Dancing!

Professional dance lessons for children with Darcey Bussell. You will join a member of the DDMIX Professional Dance Team on their Facebook page. Importantly they aim to keep children active during this time of social distancing and self-isolation. 

2pm - History

History Hit TV - https://tv.historyhit.com/

History with Dan Snow. Now this is usually a paid for service, however there is currently a 30-day trial for free to keep you entertained throughout April. If you look at the collections on History Hit TV then you will find a range of suitable content for KS2-5. There is a whole host of different History focused documentaries that are very interesting to watch! 

4pm - Cooking

Home Economics Lesson with Theo Michaels (Mon/Wed/Fri) – the ingredients are released ahead of the livestream time. If you are into simple cooking and want to teach your children some based culinary skills, then Theo Michaels’ tutorials are the one for you. 

Other Celebrity Sessions

Foootball coach, Robert Francis is offering at home coaching for kids on Facebook 'Stay At Home Football Coaching' and Youtube, for kids who are really missing their usual sessions. The coaching will be for boys and girls of mixed age ability. No garden? He'll be organising the coaching sessions so that kids can follow in your their living room with a small ball.

Here is a list of other celebrity sessions and challenges that are happening throughout the week:

 

 

Do you like Lego or being outside? Then finally, you can also check out the Lego Challenge here or the Nature Challenge if you are stuck on things to do for Home Learning projects. Happy Learning!

If you have anymore ideas, let me know in the comments below or stop by my Facebook page for more ideas. 

Home Learning with the Celebs: Here’s what various celebrities are offering you and your children for free daily to help with their education while schools are closed in the UK (all times are relevant to BST). They include PE sessions, Maths Lessons and Cooking challenges! - www.excitingteacher.com

15 thoughts on “Home Learning with the Celebs, including David Walliams, Jamie Oliver and Oti Mabuse!”

  1. Pingback: Get Active: PE Challenges for at Home with Limited Equipment!

  2. Home schooling was becoming a trend even before the covid season, well, its now in a different level because of our current situation. The question now is how effective it is..

    1. excitingteacher

      I guess only time will tell. Parents have just got to try their best and that is all we are asking for these days.

  3. blair villanueva

    Livestreaming is now being embraced by the world! This new norm will give us more new opportunities, more jobs, at the comfort of our homes.

    1. excitingteacher

      I know right, it will be interesting to see how it shapes the future once this has all gone and passed.

  4. This is a great way to keep the kids engaged in fun activities and will also help them in their academics. Thanks for sharing. I will forward it to all the moms I know.

  5. Home learning is ever so important. Currently, we all need to keep up with self-improvement, even though confined to staying at home.

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