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Welcome to our miscellany of activities and links for a ranges of ages, including cross-curricular links to literacy and numeracy and information about Arts Award.

Fun with Maths

Missing your maths? Try the maths games and puzzles at brilliant iseemaths.com - head to the Free Resources section for activities suitable for primary and early years

 

Want to Weave some Words?

Check out this fabulous range of writing, illustrating and story-making activities for all ages at The Book Trust, featuring Children's Laureate Cressida Cowell and guests.

 

MUSIC: The Hive's Little EP Project

Here’s something a bit different for any young person age 8 upwards who’d like to have a go at writing and recording music at home!

 

This is an exciting series of videos to take you step by step through the process of song writing including lyrical content, chords, melodies and recording on equipment that is freely available plus visual media tips. There are also worksheets which can be printed off to go with them. The videos can be accessed through this link: https://www.hiveonline.org.uk/the-little-ep-project

 

Follow the link and take a look 😊

 

Help with Relationships and Leaving Care

AC Education offer these short helpful films on ‘Relationships’ and ‘What Happens When You Leave Care?’ Click here.

 

Gain an Arts Award at home

You can complete Arts Award Discover at home, certified by Trinity College London. And you can do it online with us here at Artslink . Watch the short introductory film below and have a look at our Arts Award webpage if you'd like to find out more.

 
 

INTERNET SAFETY

All of the linked content has been checked for appropriateness, but please let us know if you see anything that concerns you. Note that YouTube films are often preceded by adverts, have public comments and contain other links.

We advise adult supervision of YouTube links and recommend that onward links and other online content from any external websites are not viewed, as these are out of our control and may contain inappropriate content.

We strongly recommend the Thinkuknow e-safety website for good advice on e-safety.

PHYSICAL SAFETY

Please make sure you stay physically safe when doing any of the activities, and check with an adult before starting, as Artslink can't accept liability for any damage to yourself or property!

Artslink is a programme by West Midlands Virtual Schools, co-funded by Arts Connect. It aims to ensure that

all care experienced children & young people are able to access high-quality arts & cultural experiences and activities.

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