Please do contact us by email to share any activities that you have found successful and think others might like.
Email your ideas to either Adult Service: email@example.com
or Children's Service: firstname.lastname@example.org
This page will be updated regularly, so keep a look out weekly!
Definitely follow our Facebook page which offers a wealth of support, ideas and ongoing communication for our families. Click HERE to follow and like our page.
Monday Rainbows with Maxine
Maxine will be supplying us with sensory themed activities to do at home with any sensory seeking lovers and plans to make them rainbow themed!
Week 1: Make a rainbow picture for your window
Much of the nation are taking part in this lovely idea. Click HERE for more information and how you can take part in this activity co-ordinated by our pre-school manager Sophie.
Week 2: Sensory rainbow board
Week 3: Rainbow tea light
Week 4: Rainbow toast
Week 5: Rainbow sensory hula hoop
Week 6: Rainbow umbrellas
Week 7: Rainbow vibrating sensory pillow
Tuesday Gardeners Tips with Emma
Every Tuesday Emma from Adult Centre and keen gardener, will be giving us top tips for keeping active and busy in the garden throughout this lock down period.
Week 2: Sow your tomato seeds
Week 4: Plant potatoes
Week 5: Sow your own seeds
Week 6: Save your banana skins!
Week 8: Bedding plants and vegetables
Other gardening activities:
Wednesday 'Tales From The Summerhouse' with Greg
Over the next 6 weeks Greg will be reading extracts from the new issue of 'Heavyweight'.
'Heavyweight' is an exclusive publication produced at Ella Road Adult Centre by students and staff for all Hamlet students, staff, volunteers, families and supporters to enjoy.
Wednesday 'From The Campervan' Music with Greg
A weekly episode of fun musical madness with Greg from Adult Centre
Episode 1: 'From The Campervan' Music with a box!
Episode 2: 'From The Campervan' The box beat!
Episode 3: 'From The Campervan' The Shaky Bit!
Episode 4: 'From The Campervan' The scrape noise!
Episode 5: 'From The Campervan' Boing boing!
Episode 6: 'From The Campervan' The melody!
Thursday's messy, sensory and fun ideas
A range of activities from the website 'Learning for Kids'
More stay at home crafts for younger children - click HERE
Hungry Little Minds - Simple, fun activities for kids, from newborn to five - click HERE
BBC Tiny Happy People - here to help you develop your child's communication skills. Explore our simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development - click HERE
A recipe for Cornflour slime - click HERE
A recipe for marshmallow edible slime - click HERE
A recipe for rainbow spaghetti - click HERE
A recipe for stripy chewy sweets edible slime - click HERE
Friday Bake Off with Hollie
Hollie from Adult Centre is renowned for her baking talents co-ordinating the regular 'Bake Off Friday' for students at Ella Road. She will be continuing this online during lock down.
Saturday Wellbeing tips and advice from Claire
Claire, Family Support Lead at The Hamlet, shares her knowledge and links with the Wellbeing service.
Week 1: 5 ways to wellbeing
Week 2: Keep Active
Week 3: Cosmic Kids Yoga
Week 4: Draw calming circles
Therapy Aid are offering daily wellbeing sessions including meditation and reflexology via video. See their Facebook page
Cup-O-T: Wellness and Therapy Services is a new innovative social enterprise that will provide crucial mental health interventions for people who are unable to access statutory services in rural Norfolk. See their Facebook page
Sunday night quiz with Mr Milbourne
Join in with The Hamlet quiz on a Sunday night supplied by Rob from Adult Centre. A fun quiz for all the family.
Story time with Tom
Join Tom from Adult Centre for a virtual story. Click HERE to listen to the story of The Owl and The Pussy Cat read by Tom.
Yoga Stories from Giselle
View a selection of themed yoga activities to do with your children / young person to help keep the mind clear and body active and focused. Click HERE for more information.
The Online Norwich Puppet Theatre is here!
Click HERE for their YouTube channel.
Click HERE for the online dedicated page of their website.
Mencap TV has been co-created with people with a learning disability in response to the current coronavirus outbreak. It is a collection of fun and instructional short videos released daily for the 1.5 million people at home, many of which, have lost access to support and services. New videos are being released daily and cover every day. Click HERE to watch
Easy Read - Coronavirus and health issues
Easy Read - Coronavirus How to stay safe
Easy Read - Coronavirus What if you get ill?