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For anyone using Google Workspace, Richard Byrne has a YouTube channel in which he has published more than five hundred Google Workspace tutorials. You can see that playlist at http://bitly.com/gafeplaylist.

If anyone has a seriously ill child who is home for a long spell then activities from this page being run by The Rainbow Trust may benefit them. It is a whole set of stimulating activities that can be done at home. There is also a lot of help with supporting family members. “From keeping siblings entertained when their parents need to be with their sick brother or sister, to coming up with innovative ways to keep young minds occupied from a hospital bed or doctor’s appointment, our Family Support Workers come up with activities daily to keep children happy and busy!”

Pie Corbett shared some animal poems on Teachwire for children to allow them an opportunity to work on wordplay, metaphor, and descriptive language.

Teach the dangers of air pollution with this new free teaching resource shared on Teachwire, developed by EGO PowerPlus: “EGO Power Plus, a battery-powered outdoor power equipment specialist, has developed an education pack, complete with lesson plans and worksheets, with the intention of helping children understand the hidden dangers of petrol-powered garden tools.”