Family Learning for Under 5’s

Whether you’re a new mum or not, we all look for some guidance at times, especially when it comes to our children.

So we’ve put together a short list of useful sites to support you and your young family as they develop and some ideas to help you get them ready for school.


NASEN have produced a downloadable booklet for families with young children who may/may not have special educational needs or disabilities. ‘Time Together with your Toddler‘ has a range of different activities to do at home to fit in with you and your family.

Find rhymes to sing and games to play using things you find at home alongside links to websites that help you support your child’s development.



The Hungry Little Minds CampaignThe Hungry Little Minds Campaign is a government site that has short videos and simple activities that are suitable for children from birth-5 year olds.



Cbeebiescbeebies presents a Baby Club from birth -18 months, which are 15-minute programmes, sharing simple play ideas, songs and stories with parents and their babies.



Tots Talking


The Tots Talking app provides films and creative activities designed to increase the understanding of the importance of communication and language skills.




Words for life


The Words for life app helps you understand the steps babies and children need to take in learning to talk and develop their reading skills ready for school. 




The Early Years Alliance

The Early Years Alliance deliver early year’s sessions and courses in the Children’s Centres and has up-to-date information on bringing up young children.

Find out what’s happening at your local Children’s Centre in August with their Zoom Virtual Timetables below.



North Kesteven & South Kesteven Zoom Timetable 

Lincoln & West Lindsey Zoom Timetable

East Lindsey Zoom Timetable

Boston & South Holland Zoom Timetable


Start4LifeStart4Life is a NHS site which offers help and advice during pregnancy, birth and parenthood.  Look for the toddler and weaning recipes and answers to your questions during pregnancy.



Think U KnowAs we all rely on more and more technology in our daily lives, children under 5 are spending more time online. Find out here how to keep your child safe and know what to do to help them develop good habits.



BookTrustBookTrust have put together some stories and activities perfect for babies and young children. If you need some ideas for songs or lullabies follow the link to watch Angeline Morrison singing the lullaby Dream Angus.