West Ham FC calling and visit the circus - Tuesday 26 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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The Healthy Lives team at London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

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

West Ham

West Ham FC calling

The Healthy Lives Team and West Ham Football Club have been working with primary schools in Tower Hamlets to introduce the Premier League Primary Stars programme, as part of the Mayor of London's Healthy Schools Silver and Gold Awards.

Here is West Ham midfielder, Pablo Fornals saying a personal hello to all those using the Primary Stars programme.

Hello from West Ham >

Free home learning resources

Following school closures, Premier League Primary Stars have made their school curriculum-linked resources completely free for home learning. These resources have been successfully used in thousands of primary schools and are now available for families.

Resources cover maths, English, PE, and health and well-being for primary school children, with fun activities to keep them active and learning at home. More resources are added each week.

Free resources > 


101 Good Charades ideas for kids

You may be looking for a fun game to play with kids while at home. This resource provides 101 good charades ideas for kids to act out. Charades is a great game that the whole family can play indoors or outside.

 Ideas this way >


Watch Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil has launched a new online channel featuring performances of the world famous circus company.

Watch Cirque du Soleil >


Exercise with PSYCLE

PSYCLE are live-streaming a whole range of brilliant workouts which are free during the week. Sessions run every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 1:30pm.

Workouts can be accessed in your own time, each week will focus on strengthening and toning a different area of the body.

Exercise here >

And remember...

Michelle Obama

"Just try new things. Don’t be afraid. Step out of your comfort zones and soar, all right?"

Michelle Obama.

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The Healthy Lives Team want to support you with all aspects of health and wellbeing. We will be sending you regular newsletters that will be relevant whether you are at home with your children, working from home or at school. 

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Coronavirus updates and advice

The council is supporting the nation's efforts to stop the spread of coronavirus, while running our most critical services and supporting our residents, including those that are vulnerable.  

We are regularly publishing advice for residents, local businesses and more at www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/coronavirus 

We are also sharing updates with our subscribers in regular emails, and publishing stories on social media using #TowerHamletsTogether.

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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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