Families get Active is free and for all the family. Please do join us for some laid back, fresh air fun from the comfort of your garden or even ten paces outside your front door! There is something for everyone
We have recently moved online and are offering many families get active events from running groups in the comfort of your own garden or home, yoga classes, active photography groups and we are currently planning more active events so keep an eye on our facebook
Listen to us speaking recently on BBC Radio York where Rebecca; Project Organiser, talks about three simple ways to start getting active now;
The service is free and will always be! Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
See York Mind's Mental Health and Well-being Activities Programme 2021 for lots of ideas on things to do
Online Crafty Tales every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 10am via Zoom. The class begins with 'Hellos' followed by our Crafty Tales song…..it’s easy to pick up and you can hear it on our social media sites; if you want to practice beforehand. Then it's time for the craft activity; we make this all together, taking you through the instructions, step by step and will be there to support you and answer questions, live. Once you have completed your craft, it’s time for the story centred around a popular picture book. It always includes songs, games, dancing, and characters to make it fun and educational. Crafty Tales is aimed at 2-5 year olds but all children are welcome. It's £3.50 per child (under 2s are free when booking with a sibling). Classes last 50 minutes. For more information and to book your ticket, please click on the link below. www.bookwhen.com/storycrafttheatre Check out Story Craft Theatre social media every Tuesday and Thursday for FREE craft ideas to keep your little folk entertained.
Returning Saturday 9th January 2021
Hoglets acclaimed story and drama classes – LIVE AND FREE online!
Hoglets classes are drama and storytelling adventures, aimed at ages 0-7. Each session is an imagination firing, energetic, immersive and enchanting experience for little minds.
We run 4 sessions a week – beamed live, right into your homes.
Sessions are running Sat-Tues, are 45mins long and are easy to join. Just click the join button at your chosen time.:
Sat 10am – Big Hoglets (walking+)
Mon 10am – Big Hoglets (walking+)
Tues 9.30am – Little Hoglets (birth-walking)
Tues 10.30am – Big Hoglets (walking+)
Dates: Wednesdays (Fortnightly) starting Wednesday 6th January 2021
Venue: Initally over Zoom
Time: 9.30am — 10.45am
Hoglets at Mind is a storytelling class for mothers and their babies.
We combine storytelling, games and songs, designed especially for very young children (from birth to walking), with an informal and relaxed post-class session where Mums can listen to each other’s stories, share experiences, or simply enjoy being with one another in a safe judgemental free space.
Love dancing? Then why not continue doing what you love. En Pointe have online dance classes.
This is a free project for anyone aged 16-21years and NEET (not in employment, education or training) or simply in need of a positive place to be.
The project will take place at York Theatre Royal; through weekly sessions; over six months; starting January 2021. You will be given the opportunity to work collaboratively with an artist to co-create a piece of live theatre or performance, that will express who you are and your experiences. You might explore spoken word; music; film; visual arts or any other art forms based on your interests. The performance will take place in June/July 2021.
For more information please contact Paula Clark, Outreach Director, at email@example.com or 07895738089.
Get started by using our family-friendly activities and begin moving together in your living room, garden or local park
Interested in booking a FREE Virtual Beginner to Martial Arts class for your child? 😮
We only have a few places left with our Blackbelt Intructors 🥋 Ring Nicki 07825984999 or email her on Nicole.firstname.lastname@example.org
We have over 900 members training ONLINE!✅
🎥Class via zoom (video app)
🌈Fun and High energy sessions
💪🏽Burn off your kids energy and learn new skills ❤️Family Activity
Join hundreds of others on your online Martial Arts Journey!
Keep up your fitness levels with Joe Wicks. PE sessions are now 3 days a week and can be found on Joe Wick's You Tube channel. Just head over to You Tube and search for The Body Coach TV. Then select Wake Up With Joe...it's that simple!
We bring to you a selection of Museums and Art Galleries from all around the world, take a look at what they are offering online terms of virtual tours.
We start with our very own York Art Gallery who at the moment have a fabulous Artwork display of Harland Miller work 'So good they named it once' . Take a look
Discover what online activities Jorvik Viking Centre has for children and young people for 'discover at home' exploration.
Visit Murton Park - without leaving your home! Take a look on their website or Murton Park's Facebook page to discover what you will see.
York Museum Trust are hosting a range of activities, games and information which you can access from the comfort of your own home.
We wanted to help where we can, so every MONDAY MORNING at 9am, we will be posting some of our Deep themed resources for you to enjoy. From colouring sheets, to puzzles and informative quiz sheets, we hope you enjoy them as much as we do
Explore their current collection online.
Get an inside look at NASA Glenn Research Center’s facilities. Select a tour and have a look around.
Lots of virtual tours around the gallery in Paris, including the great artist Leonard de Vinci.
Take a self guided tour of the galleries. There are some great audio guides narrated by Sir David Attenborough.
Plus, can't get out to explore nature????
See their Try this at home page. On this page you'll find activities and ideas to occupy yourself and family at home, in your garden or local outdoor space.
Activities for art lovers of all ages.
Wild Things is bringing you nature based activities that can be done on your daily walk or in your back yard. These activities are free to access, our aim is to help families access nature until Wild Things sessions can restart. Stay safe.
Lots of us have commented that we have seen more wildlife since lockdown, but can you identify the birds you have spotted? Why not use this bird identifier (which lists 406 species of birds found in the UK) to try find out what birds you have seen recently?
Have at look at Woodland Trust 10 Nature activities that you can do at home
Find details of scenic walks around York, which range from 1-9 miles in length and all start and end near a bus-stop.
Follow the link, download one of the Exploring York booklets, take a scenic walk and explore York!
Little Vikings have produced an 'Ultimate Guide' to get you out and about in the fresh air, in and around our beautiful city.
Explore York Libraries and Archives have links to some great sites to help you with children’s literacy, reading and learning activities, as well as just having fun. There are also links to sites that will help you talk to your child about coronavirus, especially if they are worried by it. You can find them at https://www.exploreyork.org.uk/digital/stay-at-home-children/. Keep looking as we will add more sites as we find new ones.
Harry Potter creator J.K. Rowling has launched an online activity hub called “Harry Potter at Home” for parents and teachers to use with kids during the COVID-19.
Harry Potter at Home hub will offer a free collection of Potter-themed child-friendly activities, puzzles, videos, quizzes, articles and more,
These include a quiz about the series’ first book, The Philosopher’s Stone, a guide on how to draw the magical Niffler creature and a Harry Potter word search.
Online classes are available.