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Popular attraction announces permanent closure

Popular attraction announces permanent closure

A Kent attraction has announced it is closing its doors for good after 35 years in a city centre.

Free app gives families things to do

Free app gives families things to do

A free app, which can suggest things to do indoors depending on a family's number of children and their ages, has been launched.

Televisions to show daily lessons

Televisions to show daily lessons

Pupils will be able to access daily English and maths lessons through their televisions under plans announced by the BBC.

Coronavirus and anxiety in children

Coronavirus and anxiety in children

Childline says its experiencing a surge in demand from youngsters worried about the coronavirus outbreak. It has some advice for families here:

Fancy dress for PE with Joe

Fancy dress for PE with Joe

Joe Wicks is encouraging fancy dress to end this week's online PE classes.

Video story explains social distancing to children

Video story explains social distancing to children

A heart-warming story about the world catching a cold is helping youngsters understand social distancing ahead of the Easter holidays. Watch it here.

Illustrator's free quirky colouring in sheets for kids in isolation

Illustrator's free quirky colouring in sheets for kids in isolation

An illustrator has put pen to paper to help families pass the time during lockdown.

Free poster to colour to thank NHS

Free poster to colour to thank NHS

Click here to download and colour this fantastic doodle thanking NHS workers, which can then be displayed in your window or parked car at home.

Free fun activity sheets on offer from Forestry England

Free fun activity sheets on offer from Forestry England

We can't visit Forestry England's woodlands currently but managers are offering free themed activity sheets to keep children busy at home.

Home school, social distancing and screen time

Home school, social distancing and screen time

As home schooling rolls into a second week, Our Kent Family are finding there is one noticeable addition to life at home.

Youngster finds ancient coins during home schooling

Youngster finds ancient coins during home schooling

A primary school pupil has found a collection of Roman artefacts during her first week of lessons from home.

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

Free classes to help us all keep dancing

A Kent dance company has launched online dance classes for all ages to try at home for free.

Home school's out for the weekend - so how did it go?

Home school's out for the weekend - so how did it go?

Nic chats to My Kent Family editor Lauren on the challenges of home schooling during the lockdown.

My Mum drawings now available online

My Mum drawings now available online

Did your child's picture feature in one of our My Mum supplements? Here's how to purchase a permanent copy of their artwork.

Birthday celebrations and social distancing

Birthday celebrations and social distancing

Does your child have a birthday soon? Our Kent Family share what they've learnt about celebrating a birthday in the current climate.

How many basic cooking skills do your kids know?

How many basic cooking skills do your kids know?

From boiling an egg to melting chocolate - how many of these cooking skills can your offspring get to grips with whilst they spend more time at home?

Animal cams and live feeds prove tasty viewing

Animal cams and live feeds prove tasty viewing

Halfway through their first week and Our Kent Family took a virtual school trip.

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