Coronavirus information for families

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Action for Childen have put together a list of inexpensive and easy activities you can do with your children while you're at home! Their activities include den building, family sports day, messy play, the great outdoors and so much more.
Area:
National
Telephone:
0300 123 2112
E-mail:
ask.us@actionforchilden.org.uk
Website:
www.actionforchildren.org.uk/
Address
Online, 
Arts Award is a set of qualifications that aims to get children five years and over involved in, and excited about the arts and culture. Arts Award Discover is the first step and children need to look for examples of the arts in everyday life,…
Area:
National
E-mail:
DLSLibrarians@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Address
Dorset, 
Local Offer
Available at Cineworld, ODEON, Showcase, Picturehouse, Everyman and Vue cinemas. Films suitable for all audiences are screened in a sensory friendly and inclusive environment and adjustments are made to reduce over-stimulation and create a welcoming environment. The lights are on low, volume will be down,…
Area:
National
Telephone:
0300 303 9001
Website:
www.dimensions-uk.org/
Address
Various Cinemas, 
Axel Scheffler, illustrator of The Gruffalo, 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. The book answers key questions in simple language appropriate…
Area:
National
Website:
nosycrow.com/
Address
Online, 
If you have access to a garden at home, why not use it to entertain and inspire your children. There’s a surprising amount of wildlife to discover in even the smallest of green spaces. Hunt for caterpillars in the undergrowth and use our identification guides…
Area:
National
Website:
butterfly-conservation.org/.../family-fun-from-home
Address
At home, 
Simple and user friendly website - the fun way to plan a family day out in the UK. Whatever the weather and any age, just choose a county or enter a town or postcode and search to discover loads of fantastic family friendly attractions just…
Area:
National
Website:
www.dayoutwiththekids.co.uk
Dorset Wildlife Trust will be encouraging everyone to share photos and videos of what they see out of their windows using the hashtag #dorsetwildlifewindow, and will be sending emails out with ideas of how people can connect with nature or help wildlife during periods of…
Area:
National
Telephone:
01305 264620
E-mail:
enquiries@dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk
Website:
www.dorsetwildlifetrust.org.uk/.../covid19updates
Address
At home, 
Local Offer
For an aspiring player wanting to get into disability cricket, there are quite a lot of options (and levels) available. See our online guide and find out how to get involved with disability cricket and the various forms of cricket available locally and nationally. Suitable…
Area:
National
Website:
See our Guide to Disability Cricket
Address
Website only, 
Artist Ben Connors and Heart and Soul have created has downloadable creative packs to stay creative and to share your experiences and feelings about what is currently happening in the world.
Mouthcould is a facebook page full of bright coloured, fun DIY activities you can do at home with the little ones. These activities include chalk paint, indoor exercise, dot markers, play dough and more. There is also a step by step video on how to…
Area:
National
E-mail:
myriam@mothercould.com
Website:
www.facebook.com/
Address
At Home,