George Dent Nursery


Useful Links

Support for Parents during Covid-19

This document from the North Cumbria & North East Children and Young People Peer Network provides some great advice for parents and carers supporting children during lockdown 

 Ideas for parents as suggested on the Early Education (The British Association for Early Childhood Education) website:

Playing and Exploring




Free resources for home learning

Encouraging and supporting

A free book explaining Coronavirus to children

Axel Scheffler has illustrated a digital book for children, free for anyone to read on screen or print out, about the coronavirus and the measures taken to control it. You can read it here

Free Virtual Tours of World Museums, Educational Sites & Galleries For Children


A short video explaining the importance of laughter to help reduce anxiety at this time. The sabre toothed tiger is Covid 19 at the moment!

Google Arts

Google arts and culture is a fantastic resource. You could take a virtual tour of dinosaurs in a museum and explore distant places of the world, plus so much more!