Home Exercise for Children & Families

Whether it's a rainy day or the school holidays, it can be difficult to find things to do with children to keep them active at home. Have a look at our easy ways to get you and your kids moving.

Local resources

54 Degree Sports: A local provider in the Eden area with plenty of activities to try on their Facebook page.

Chance Camp: A local provider in the Allerdale area with plenty of activities to try on their Facebook page.

Eden Dodgeball Club: Have a range of dodgeball activities to download and even some tasty recipes!

Furness SGO: Our local School Games Organiser for Barrow in Furness has a wide range of activities for you to try, see his Facebook and Twitter accounts for details. 

National resources

#ThisIsPE: videos delivered by teachers focussing on the PE curriculum which are accessible on YouTube.

Active on Demand: This website provided by Played brings together a wide range of video resources for children

After School Club: The Youth Sport Trust are currently running an after school club. The free to access After School Sport Club will be led by YST Athlete Mentors from a variety of backgrounds, abilities and sports. Between January and March 2021, guest athletes from different National Governing Bodies (NGBs) of Sport will also help host the sessions.

BBC SupermoversFun Curriculum linked learning resources

Boogie Beebies: videos that get younger children up and dancing with CBeebies presenters.

British Orienteering: a new set of FREE downloadable activities for families to do at home, in the garden or in your local green spaces.

Change For Life – Disney Shake Ups: Fun family activities to do together.

CBeebies - Workout with AndyFun exercises to do at home with kids

Cosmic YogaYoga, mindfulness and relaxation designed specially for kids aged 3+, used in schools and homes all over the world.

Couch to Family Fit: Our Parks has created a family friendly at-home exercise plan for beginners.

Create Development: access to a range of digital and physical resources for families to support remote and home learning

England Athletics Funetics Home School pack:  a free athletics resource for parents and carers of primary aged children looking to home school at present.

Fitness Blender has over 500 free workout videos, some of which will be suitable for secondary age students.

Fitter Future: For as long as schools are forced to close Fitter Future will be free for every school and family across the country.

Get Kids Moving: You Tube exercise videos with a theme, many with Marvel and Harry Potter

Get Set TokyoActivities linked to Tokyo 2020

Go Noodle: Movement and Mindfulness videos for use with children

Home Pentathlon: A fun way for families to take part in adapted Sportshall Athletics events within their home environment. The guidance notes and online score system are supported by a set of YouTube clips which have kindly been narrated by Olympic medal winner Katharine Merry

Imoves: Section of website to be accessible for free for parents to use during coronavirus

Jumpstart Johnny: Fun workout videos to get kids moving:

Lawn Tennis Association (LTA): The LTA has pulled together 12 fun activities and exercises that parents and children can play at home, to hone their tennis skills while getting crucial exercise.

Nike Active Kids Do Better: Resources for parents to get their kids more active

Nike Move Crewa programme developed with the expertise of teachers and physical activity specialists, elite athletes, kids and coaches. Each mission is designed to help kids unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity. So, join the #nikemovecrew

Nuffield Health: this YouTube clip titled Home Exercises for Kids is a short routine to get your kids moving through a series of simple exercises to improve cardiovascular fitness, strength and flexibility, as well as boost energy levels – all from the comfort of your home!

Oti Mabuse - DanceDance classes for kids of all ages. 11.30am every Tuesday - Sunday

PE with Joe: Joe Wicks has plenty of free PE lessons on his YouTube Channel

Premier League Primary Stars: Fun Curriculum linked resources

Questr: Have created an area on their website with free active English and Science games for parents and kids.

real PEAll schools & families can sign up to #realPEathome for FREE during school closures. It includes 250+ challenges and physical activities with 1000s of hours of fun for families!. Click on the link to request your unique password.

Sense: Sense has developed a set of play toolkits for parents and professionals to provide information and advice on enabling children with complex disabilities to enjoy inclusive play.

Streetgames: During the first lockdown Streetgames produced a range of activity cards for young people. 

This Girl Can & Disney Dance Alongs: Fun disney dance videos capturing some of the ways mums and kids get moving to the songs they love.

Team GBGet Set launch free home learning resources for families and teachers.