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Family activities

There are various resources available for parents and carers to help them keep their children safe and enjoy time together.

Make music without an instrument

Primary Music Activities have a series of body percussion activity videos on YouTube. 

Take a virtual tour

The Mobile Permissions website lets families take virtual tours of museums, zoos, national parks and historic sites across the globe. You can even venture into space.

Animals at Home provides live cams and keeper talks from three zoos in Australia. Meet snow leopards, penguins, zebras and more.

V21 Art Space offers virtual tours of gallery and museum exhibitions. Its current exhibition is called The Place I Call Home.

Get cooking

CBeebies' All My World Kitchen has recipes from many different countries to try. Two of the recipes are from Norfolk children. They are Esmae’s Norfolk fish with sweet potato wedges and Iaia’s Guinea-Bissauan kansiye.

Learn a dance routine 

Dance along to songs from Moana and The Jungle Book on YouTube, provided by This Girl Can and Disney.

Get moving

Disney has also teamed up with Change 4 Life to create some 10 minute shake-up games. They're designed to get children moving and count towards their recommended 60 minutes of activity a day.

Take part in a quiz

CBBC has a wide selection of quizzes to try on topics including sport, history, nature and music.

Activities to help emotional development

Empathy Lab created a family activity pack to mark Empathy Day on June 9 this year. Its themes are Read, Connect, Act.


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