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
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Final reminder ☝️🌍 Tomorrow morning at 9am I’m going LIVE on my YouTube channel with a 30 minute workout class for kids of all ages... teenagers and adults you can get involved too. Have fun and inspire each other. Interact, connect and laugh along with each other 😀❤️ Comment below if you or you’re kids are taking part and let me know what country you are in 🌎☺️
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!
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👨🏫PE homework for all the kids this weekend. Write down and plan a workout with your 10 favourite moves. You choose the work and rest times. The workout needs to be a total of 20 minutes long ⏰ Take a photo of your workout with your age, name and place you live and I’ll choose one and we will do that workout LIVE with the world one day next week 🌏😀 Remember share it with the hashtag #pewithjoe so I can find it 🤓 Good luck. Have a great weekend 🙏🏼
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
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
Kids class online on my YouTube and Instagram at 11:30am get your little ones to get up and get dancing x— Oti Mabuse (@OtiMabuse) March 21, 2020
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 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.
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We’re back by popular demand! So I asked the question and thousands said three times a week so we’re back on tomorrow - Friday 27th March at 4pm (GMT) - instagram live and YouTube.com/cookwiththeo . I know it’s short notice and I’m sorry, but I’ll be posting everything for next week tomorrow night so from now on everyone will have plenty of time.. - What you need: - 2 eggs pp (kids could have 1 egg) - handful grated cheese - nob butter - any veg you want (mushrooms, courgette, anything) - meat or fish - optional (cut sausages, ham, tinned tuna, doesn’t matter..) - Topping: - couple small tomatoes - onion (about a tablespoon, chopped - or use spring onion or leave out) - chopped fresh herb (parsley, coriander, mint, anything) - chilli for the grown ups! . Equipment: - mixing bowl x2 - fork - non-stick frying pan - chopping board and knife (kid friendly) . If you have any questions put them in the comments below so everyone else can see in case it helps others! Oh and also by popular demand - the kids are in! God help us... (but no flour! 😁) . . . . . . . . . #kidscookwiththeo #theocooks #eggs #omelette #kidscooking #staysafe #kidscookingclass #homeschool #homeschooling #isolationclasses #livecookalong #cookalong
Other Celebrity Sessions
Here is a list of other celebrity sessions and challenges that are happening throughout the week:
- Science with Brian Cox, Robin Ince and Guests – there are LOADS of scheduled talks and activities planned over on the website, check it out for upcoming times and dates under their ‘Stay at Home’ initiative.
- Geography, Science and Wildlife chats with Steve Backshall (currently happening on a Wednesday at 9:30am), for more information check it out here.
- Football training at home with Robert Francis (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6pm), join the Facebook group to find out more.