Activities during COVID-19

See some great ideas for activities you can do whilst at home during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Achieve together have created lots of resources to keep the people we support busy whilst at home or in self-isolation. You can view all of these activities during COVID-19 on our website.

Check out Carden Avenue’s ideas below:

We suggest trying to add some variety into your day, as well as making sure you get exercise and fresh air each day. Some examples of activities could include:

  • Bug safari
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Arts and crafts
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Writing a letter to your loved ones
  • Cooking and Baking
  • Watching a livestream of animals in a zoo
  • Sensory baths
  • Listening to music
  • Dancing and dance parties
  • Gardening
  • Movie night
  • Board games
  • Computer games
  • Knitting or sewing
  • Painting and drawing
  • Daily prayers (lots of places of faith are livestreaming services on instagram and youtube)
  • Free Bible discourse available here
  • Quizzes (there is a puzzle and game section on our website here)
  • Photography
  • Comedy night
  • Talent shows
  • Puppet shows
  • Self portrait competitions
  • Pottery

Baking during CoronavirusArts and Crafts activities during lockdown


During this time, a lot of celebrities, zoos and museums are hosting livestreams. You can view our picks here, as well as a timetable of when they happen:

9amJoe Wicks live PE lesson

10am: Maths with Carol Vordeman

11am: David Walliams live storybook reading

11:30am: Oti Mabuse live dance lessons

12:00pm: Cooking lunch with Jamie Oliver

1pm: Music with Myleene Klass

1:30pm: Dance with Darcey Bussel

2pm (on Mondays and Thursdays): Sensory Spectacle live story reading

2pm: History with Dan Snow

4pm: Home Economics with Theo Michaels

Science with Professor Brian Cox

Cincinnati Zoo live safari

Monterey Bay live aqaurium

San Diego Zoo live cams

Atlanta Zoo panda cam/

Melbourne Zoo snow leopard cam

See inside the British Museum

Find out which of your favourite singers are doing live concerts here

Sensory activities:

For some sensory stories, please click here

The Sensory Spectacle are doing a live sensory story reading every day at 2pm, which you can access here

For sensory project packs, click here

For sensory art resources, please click here

For a list of even more sensory resources, please click here

Activities for hard of hearing

Whether you use BSL or Makaton, we have plenty of resources and activities for the deaf and hard of hearing here.

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