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5 things you can do at home this week (10/04/2020)

9th Ebrill 2020

by National Lottery Good Causes

We know times are tough and a little uncertain at this time. so, each week we’ll bring you 5 things you can do at home with National Lottery funded projects. Let’s begin:

Celebrate memories

The Warm and Toasty Club are doing online Memory Afternoons! Memory Afternoons are befriending and conversation sessions for older people and include live entertainment. They are usually based in Colchester but are inviting the world to join them during this crisis.

They broadcast every Friday at 1pm on their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/thewarmandtoastyclub/

Helen Ilus / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)

Have fun with the Design Museum


The Design Museum has created some resources to help with the kids during this period, whether your now homeschooling or just looking for something creative.


Young Design Museum: https://designmuseum.org/digital-design-calendar/young-design-museum


Learn with the Design Museum: https://designmuseum.org/digital-design-calendar/learn-with-the-design-museum

The British Museum - Diliff / CC BY-SA (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)

Explore British History

You can explore the British Museum from home! Whether it's a virtual visit or a Curator's corner, there are plenty of ways to keep exploring the British Museum while we're closed here: https://blog.britishmuseum.org/how-to-explore-the-british-museum-from-home/

Dance with Disney


This Girl Can has worked with Disney to create a playlist of fun dance-along videos you can do with children at home. Watch them all here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLblqtunh34T0RaoTyPoQDtPLov5_tAcMx

Sit Back and relax

We searched Netflix to find 5 National Lottery funded films you can watch right now! Read our blog here: https://www.lotterygoodcauses.org.uk/news/blog/view/5-national-lottery-funded-films-you-can-watch-on-netflix-right-now

Don’t forget, we’re always updating our list of fun things you can do during this outbreak on our website (Click here) and on our social media platforms Twitter, Facebook and Instagram