Do you just want 15 mins to finish off some work, have some you time or to get dinner ready but you want the kids to watch something that’s a bit more educational?
I’ve heard people say “if you put the sound on mute and turn on the sub-titles they can practice their reading skills” … but if you’re looking for something a bit more, we’ve put together some educational TV programmes and a bit of what they are about to help you finish off some tasks without feeling too guilty!
Creative Galaxy – animated programme solving creative problems with art.
Team Umizoomie – maths superheroes introduce young viewers to the concepts of counting, measurement, shapes and patterns.
Deadly Dinosaurs – Steve Backshall discovers the deadliest dinosaurs that ever walked the earth.
Art Ninja – Ricky Martin makes art with his friends, showing how the pieces can be made at home.
Deadly 60 – Steve Backshall tracks down 60 of the world’s deadliest animals.
Horrible Histories – informs kids of historical events.
Operation Ouch – Twins Dr Chris and Dr Xand van Tulleken explore their way through the world of medicine and biology.
Numberblocks – learn about numbers and addition with.
Alphablocks – letters of the alphabet tell stories and make words using phonics.
Octonauts – Join Captain Barnacles and crew on their animated underwater adventures around the world.
Andy Day’s shows – baby animals, dinosaurs, wild animals – lots of fun facts and educational fun!
Maddie’s Do you Know? – find out how things work.
Bitz and Bobs – they explore their love of science, technology, engineering, art and math to invent ways to save the day.