Things To View
Things To View
Find a DVD that nobody in the family has watched for a while or pick something coming up on TV. You can look at what’s coming up on https://www.radiotimes.com/tv/tv-listings/ Organise a family film session where everyone can relax and watch together. You might want to send invitations to your family – make sure you tell them what time the film will begin!
If you like all things aquatic then the Monterey Bay Aquarium has an amazing choice of ten webcams for you to watch with species from sharks to jellyfish. They also have narrated feeding times. We can seriously recommend the sea otters!
The Glasgow Science Centre is broadcasting really cool science stuff every week day morning at 10am. You can access this at www.glasgowsciencecentre.org/gsc-at-home and watch through Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or YouTube.
Lots of Learning
BBC Scotland will be showing education programmes from 10am on week days. There are lots of different subjects to choose from and tune in to! You’ll learn loads!
The CBBC channel is showing loads of great programmes for all ages including one of Lorna’s favourites, Malory Towers! The channel can be found on freeview channel 204, freesat channel 600, Sky 613 or Virgin 701 and you can watch most programmes on the BBC iplayer.
There’s also loads to explore on their website www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc including Joe Wick's Blue Peter Workout.
We can’t go out to museums right now but it doesn’t stop us from seeing what’s in them! You can travel the world looking around some of the world's most amazing and famous collections with Google.
Take in a Show
If you love singing, dancing or acting you might like to take in a show! Go to www.filmedonstage.com or www.youtube.com/results?search_query=national+theatre+live to watch free plays and musicals. Please check with a grown up that your choice is suitable for you.
Every Wednesday the Royal Scottish National Orchestra will issue a new musical challenge at 10.30am. Tune in to their You Tube channel to see what it is and to join in!
If you’re missing out on playing or watching sports you can tune in to some classic games and matches. Head to the SPFL www.youtube.com/channel/UCakRszbIjjGYtFrDPeg5Ieg and SFA www.youtube.com/user/ScotlandNationalTeam You Tube channels for a spot of footie or for some vintage basketball games look to www.youtube.com/results?search_query=nba for some action!
You can catch Scottish Rugby games of the past on www.youtube.com/user/ScottishRugbyonline , hockey on www.youtube.com/user/HockeyScotland or for gymnastics, tune in to www.youtube.com/user/BritishGymnasticstv
The BBC have just launched the iPlayer for Kids, a brand new free app that lets you watch all CBeebies, CBBC and other cool kid’s content. Ask a grown up for permission and ask them to help you download it at
Would you like to take a little spring break trip to Edinburgh Zoo? Well with the zoo's live webcams you can. Spend time with the pandas, koalas, tigers and penguins and see what they are up to.
You can find live feeds for each at
If you'd like to visit a museum this spring break, you can take a virtual tour using google street view.
Here you can explore the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh.
And here you can roam the corridors of The Natural History Museum in London
If you'd like to visit an outside green space, you can tour the Glasgow Botanic Gardens using Google Streetview here.