Coronavirus/COVID-19 Updates and Resources To all Friends of Epic All Epic sites are now closed due to the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. During this difficult time, we think it is important to share resources and information that could help maintain our physical and mental wellbeing. Scroll down now to find useful links to articles and blogs, workout videos, and mental health resources to help during social distancing. We'll be updating this page weekly with new information! Stay safe. Stay Epic! Click here to find out more about the current situation at Epic and our services moving forward. Helpful resources Website link Description https://www.rbkc.gov.uk/kb5/rbkc/fis/advice.page?id=GxIC2w4vhMo Resources and information that may be useful to families and those working with children and young people. https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do. Important advice from gov.uk www.young-enterprise.org.uk/home/digital-toolkits This website features multiple toolkits which contain a range of resources and activities for children and young people age 4-19 years. www.themix.org.uk/ The Mix is the UK’s leading support service for young people. They help young people through challenges they’re facing - from mental health to money, from homelessness to finding a job, from break-ups to drugs. They have created a number of resources for young people related to COVID-19 which you can find here. They also have a free, confidential helpline 0808 808 4994. https://youngminds.org.uk/blog/ Young Minds have created useful guidance on supporting vulnerable young people who may be anxious or feeling isolated due to Covid-19.They are also gathering the views of young people to understand how the current crisis is impacting on their mental health. Please share and encourage the young people you're working with to complete. The survey can be found here. www.ukyouth.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Covid-19-Young-people-final-1.pdf Advice for young people from UK Youth and the National Youth Agency. Home science experiment of the week Let's get creative! Following from our KaBoom Fun Science project, we wanted to share some fun weekly science experiments that can be easily achieved at home. This week, learn how to make a lava lamp at home: Haven't tried last week's home experiment yet? Learn how to make an invisible ink using lemon juice! Click here! Interested to learn more about science? Click here! For all watersports enthusiasts Check out the 'Freestyle Indoor fun with Bartosz Czauderna' and practice paddling at home! Click here! Essential kayaking skills: learn the Kayak Roll Play at home Want to learn a fun dance routine at home? Click here to follow the moves as taught by our very talented Epic Play dancer Cee-Jay and practice with YOUR favourite songs! The Great Indoors Learn new skills and have some fun without leaving your home. Click here! Stay in and work out PE with Joe Check out this awesome video for a 30 minute workout at home! For more EPIC workout videos with Joe, click here! Change4life 10 Minute Shake ups These 10-minute bursts of fun will really get your kids moving and count towards the 60 active minutes they need every day. Click here! PE Home learning - Youth Sports Trust In these unprecedented times the Youth Sports Trust want to be able to support schools, teachers, parents and carers in understanding the importance of continuing with Physical Education (PE) whilst children and young people are going to be schooled in the home environment. Click here! PE Scholar Check out this website for 37 sport documentaries and films that could be used to support home learning in physical education. Click here! WATCH THIS SPACE for more fun ideas and activities coming daily.