Twinkl is a teacher-created online curriculum resource for Primary and Secondary learning offering a dedicated area for parents and a 30 day free access: www.twinkl.co.uk
A free-e-book library for Maths and English with handy activity sheets to download and keep the children entertained: www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home
Starting with a weird, wonderful and thought-provoking image, you and your child will be inspired to write creatively improving handwriting, literacy, art and story telling. There are 365 images to choose from leaving no chance for boredom: www.pobble365.com
Language Angels are an award-winning language teaching resources are designed so every primary school child - irrespective of their linguistic ability - can learn a foreign language of their choice: www.languageangels.com
A London based professional cartoonist has created a unique Josh the Giraffe and friend design for our families to download and colour in. Matt creates images for books, magazines and websites and works with all types of businesses large and small from around the world. Take a look at Matt's gallery at www.mycartoons.co.uk.
If you are continuing to isolate and want to develop as a professional or discover a new hobby, check out Future Learn with a variety of online programs and degrees available. www.futurelearn.com
iPad Loan Scheme The iPad loan scheme is available to all families affected by childhood cancers. We want to help keep you connected to our online support services and help with education, social interaction and well-being.
To apply for an ipad please complete the online application form.
Five Ways to Wellbeing with the Arts Joshua Tree Art Psychotherapist, Carol Arnold shares creative ideas and activities for families. Both available in English and Welsh (thanks to Gwawr Wyn Roberts from Community Arts Gwynedd Council):
Mike Lynn, Joshua Tree Nutritionalist, has provided recipes to create for the family and help instil healthy eating habits during lockdown: www.joshuatree.org.uk/nutrition
Mike's Mood and Food map will help understand the affects certain food can have on a child's mood
“After treatment I felt like we were ok, that we could just forget about what had happened and move on with our life. It hit me like a ton of bricks one day, what we’d actually been through. It’s been so helpful to chat to others that understand that after treatment doesn’t mean it all just goes away. We don’t sit around feeling sorry for ourselves but we can now accept that it was really hard at times.”
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