Welcome to the Countryside Classroom Home Education Hub

Here you can find a wealth of free, downloadable resources to help with teaching and learning at home on the themes of food, farming and the natural environment. We have resources for all ages, on a wide range of topics, and for use indoors or outdoors.

Our full bank of resources are available here, but we have also selected some that we think are especially relevant to home education, and will be adding to these in the coming weeks.

Home education outdoor activities Home education indoor activities

We will also be creating regular blogs, with particular themes, and signposting relevant resources. See these below.

We hope you enjoy our resources and would love to hear how you get on with them. Use #CountrysideClassroom to show us how you get on!

Home Education Blog

HOME EDUCATION HUB: Investigating bugs and bees

Explore the diverse and fascinating world of minibeasts with our varied resources

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Where food comes from - wheat and bread

Discover how wheat is grown and harvested, and how bread is made

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Cooking

Find recipes designed for cooking with children - from toddlers to teenagers - and pointers to the many learning opportunities in the kitchen.

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Games, puzzles and simple makes

Ideas for games to play, puzzles to solve, and simple things to make - all with a food, farming or countryside theme

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Growing veg

This week's blog features growing vegetables at home, and on the farm

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Activities for spring

Free, themed resources for teachers and parents to use for home education

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Science and maths

A variety of activities that don't feel like school but still result in lots of learning.

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Countryside crafts

From printing with cauliflower florets to the ancient skills of weaving and feltmaking, this selection of simple projects has something for everyone.

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HOME EDUCATION HUB: Cooking

Find recipes designed for cooking with children - from toddlers to teenagers - and pointers to the many learning opportunities in the kitchen.

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