Playtime Resources

Here’s a list of online playtime (and chill out time) resources for you to enjoy from the comfort of your own home. Lots of games, streaming services and more!

Please note these are all external links. ACCT does not manage the content on any of the sites linked to. The National Cyber Security Centre has some great guidance on how to stay safe online.

Games

Friv.com
Free browser based games.

Yurk.com
Free browser based games.

CBBC
Free browser based games, TV shows, quizzes, comics, puzzles, news and more for kids!

Neopets.com
Look after a virtual pet, lots of free to play games. (NOTE: There is a social media element.)

Play Emulator
Play retro games free online within your browser.  

Classic Reload
Play retro games free online within your browser.

GeoGuessr
Free geography game which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.

Other

Super Coloring
Free printable colouring in resources.

Taskmaster #hometasking
Alex Horne, the creator of Taskmaster, has been setting and sharing various tasks people can do from home. The tasks are posted to his Twitter every other day.

Streaming

Disney Plus
Browser based online video streaming. Free trial for 7 days.

Netflix
Browser based online video streaming. Fantastic kids section. Free trial for 30 days.

BBC iPlayer
Browser based online video streaming of BBC channels. Watch live or binge watch tons of new and old box sets. (NOTE: TV license required.)

4oD
Browser based online video streaming of Channel 4. Watch live or binge watch tons of new and old box sets. (NOTE: TV License required.)

Radio Garden
Get live radio feeds from around the world.

Royal Opera House
Streaming Royal Opera and Royal Ballet productions on their Facebook and YouTube channel. See their Facebook (Royal Opera House) for schedule.

Jelle’s Marble Runs
Missing sports? Watch the Marble Olympics!

Mobile Apps

Always be careful with when purchasing apps and monitor your child’s playtime, as some may have in-app purchases.

Star WalkiOS, Android
Just point your phone at the sky and you’ll get a real-time map of stars and constellations.

Pokemon Go – iOS, Android
(NOTE: Has currently adapted the game to be appropriate for social distancing.)

Free Sega Games – iOs, Android
Includes classic Sonic the Hedgehog games, beat-em-up Streets of Rage, Crazy Taxi, and more!