Banishing lockdown boredom (part 3)

With a boundless ability to store photos on mobile phones or back them up to the cloud, we rarely bother to create printed photo albums anymore. Life during lockdown has created more time at home for everyone, and if you are looking for ideas on how to keep teens, or ...

British astronaut answers questions from school children

Tim Peake has launched a range of free home-teaching and learning support materials ahead of the new term.   Suitable for ages from 4-19, more than 300 activities and materials have been made available in order to support parents and carers with home learning, with a particular ...

Banishing lockdown boredom (part 2)

Looking to fight the lockdown boredom? Why not look at recreate the popular Channel 4 TV show, Come Dine With Me!? This is ideal to play as a family and contestants must prove they are the best dinner party host by cooking a three-course meal and providing entertainment before the guests rate ...

Banishing lockdown boredom (part 1)

Parents around the country are doing their best to keep some type of a school routine at home at a time when the coronavirus has dramatically altered the structure of our everyday lives. However, even factoring in a school learning day and a working day for parents, many of us ...

#StayinStayActive

By Jimmy McGinn, partnership manager at LSSP. After what seems like an age of being on lockdown, I’m sure the excitement of ‘extra’ holidays is slowly being replaced by boredom or even a little melancholy. If so, it is very easy to slip into sedentary behaviours - sitting in your ...