Home learning support for families
To support parents and carers our subject experts have put together a selection of activities and materials, which are free for everyone to access.
Please note, all activities provided require parental support.
- Guidance for families
- Educational family activities
- Remote lessons for children
Join Paul Howard-Jones to explore what goes on in the brain when learning is taking place, and what that means for how you can support your child's learning.
Top tips on home learning, covering everything from making use of what you have around you to creating simple routines.
Tips, advice and guidance about home learning and supporting your child’s mental health and wellbeing during lockdown.
Families: activities to do at home
Summer of STEM
- Professor Lucie Green, space scientist and broadcaster, introduces STEM Learning's Summer of STEM
- Planetary Scientist Suzie Imber introduces week 2 and how you can explore the theme of space and train like an astronaut
Smartphone apps to help teach science and computing
Be inspired by some of our well-known STEM Ambassadors
Professor Paul Howard-Jones shares his knowhow on the science of how children learn.
Dallas Campbell discusses the link between food and engineering in this video about how astronauts eat bacon sandwiches in space.
Science teacher and STEM Ambassador Leonie Briggs presents a step-by-step guide to making an exploding rainbow.
Make your own rocket at home, with top tips and guidance from Dallas Campbell.
British Astronaut Tim Peake answers children’s questions about how to become an astronaut.
Find out what bras and spacesuits have in common in this video from TV presenter Dallas Campbell.