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22 May 2020

Online Events for all - from Music to Comedy

Online Events for all – from Music to Comedy
As the potential for a bit more social engagement beckons, it will still be a long time before we will be able to get together at concerts, gigs and large events.  Ticketmaster have pulled together ‘Our Guide to finding the best live stream gigs’  to offer something as near to live as possible in our current climate.

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15 May 2020

Families: Resilience Alphabet for Kids - Toolkit

Families: Resilience Alphabet for Kids – Toolkit
The Alphabet Resilience Toolkit is aimed at primary school children and comes with notes for parents or adults on how to use it. This is a free resource on the Education Scotland National Improvement Hub and can be accessed digitally or downloaded for print.

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15 May 2020

Harry Potter at Home filmed readings by famous faces

Harry Potter at Home filmed readings by famous faces

Are you or any of your household Harry Potter fans? Here in the team we have a fans in a range of ages and levels of fandom who are loving this little find!
The team at WizardingWorld.com have come up with a treat for all Harry Potter fans – click in to find out more, and have a sneak peek!

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11 May 2020

National Wellbeing Hub for people working in Health and Social Care

The National Wellbeing Hub for staff working in health and social care provides a range of advice, information and resources to help you help yourself and your team if you have one.

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8 May 2020

Families at Home: Easy 3 Ingredient Brownies

Families at Home: Easy 3 Ingredient Brownies
If you fancy a sticky, sweet treat but only have a little flour left, this is a delicious, easy and very tasty recipe for Brownies that our own team can vouch for!

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1 May 2020

Exercise: Centrestage@Home features Hairspray the Musical

Exercise: Centrestage@Home features Hairspray the Musical For those of you not so keen on HiiT in the sitting room, yoga in the hallway or doing laps of the block, how about a bit of dance? The team at Centrestage have a clear vision “To build energetic and inclusive communities with the arts at the heart.” […]

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24 Apr 2020

Practical Tips: Cutting Hair at Home - Do's and Don'ts

Practical Tips: Cutting Hair at Home – Do’s and Don’ts In the spirit of sharing helpful hints to helps us all make the most of life in the current restrictions here,  are some links for those who are starting to feel in need of a trim. If you’re looking for some inspiration try searching #lockdownhaircut […]

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16 Apr 2020

Article: Homeschool creative writing ideas; make writing fun, and get some peace and quiet for yourself!

Article: Homeschool creative writing ideas; make writing fun, and get some peace and quiet for yourself!
Links to various ideas for children of all ages to spark their imaginations and engage them with writing for fun. This article is a post from itison.com

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10 Apr 2020

Virtual Tours for Every Cultural Taste

Take a Virtual Tour – whatever your cultural taste!

Many international tourist sites are offering virtual tours at the moment – while these are no match for the real thing, what a great to way to revisit somewhere you have already been or to explore somewhere you have always wondered about?

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8 Apr 2020

Free Information book explaining Coronavirus to Children (5-9)

Free information book explaining the coronavirus to children, illustrated by Gruffalo illustrator Axel Scheffler Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for primary school age children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. Published by Nosy Crow, and written by staff within […]

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8 Apr 2020

Young Scot: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Info for Young People

Young Scot: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Info for Young People.
‘It’s easy to feel a bit overwhelmed and scared by everything you’re hearing about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) right now. Find out more about what’s happening, steps you can take and much more in this site specifically for young people.

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3 Apr 2020

Socialising from Home

Staying social is hard when we are all being asked to stay at home and minimise our physical contact with others, especially those we love. Here are a few ideas on how to get social from your sitting room that our teams have already tried, and a few online social ‘dates for your diary’.

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