Fun with LEGO and Sesame Street - Thursday 21 May

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Here are lots of exciting and interesting activities for you to try with your family or at your school, and to share with your friends.  There's something for everyone.

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Here's a selection of fun activities for you and your family...

Green eggs and ham

Rapping with Dr Seuss

A man called Wes Tank has decided to rap Dr Seuss stories in an effort to entertain himself (and others) during lockdown. Click on the link below to discover Green Eggs and Ham. Do you think you could try rapping one of your favourite stories?

This way >

Lego car

Build a LEGO balloon powered car

LEGO building is entertaining and popular for children and adults. This LEGO balloon car is a perfect example of the simple fun you can have. Combine science and engineering in this fun activity - maybe you could make a few balloon powered cars and race them?

 Let's go LEGO > 

Sesame Street

What can you learn from the Count and the Cookie Monster?

In this two-minute video, the Count teaches the Cookie Monster a calming breathing exercise. Try it together and maybe it will become a way of helping you through difficult times.

Watch the video >

Couscous salad

Fish and couscous salad

If you are able to find couscous in the shops, this versatile cupboard staple can form the basis of many quick and easy meals. This recipe from the British Heart Foundation can be altered based on whatever leftover fish or vegetables you have in your kitchen (beans can be used instead of fish too). 

Show me the recipe >

And remember...

Stick man

Stick Man - Photograph: Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson 2020

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Stay at home

More on staying healthy, happy and entertained at home

In addition to the highlights featured here, the council has put together a whole host of resources to help families and individuals stay happy, healthy and entertained while they spend more time at home due to the coronavirus pandemic.

From online Idea Store materials to educational activities, learning a new skill or hobby, taking a virtual museum or zoo tour, keeping fit or just having pure fun, we've got it all in one place.

More activities and resources >

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