Active Recovery

Help children and young people to boost their health and wellbeing by promoting being active. Find activities below provided by physical activity and sport organisations. If you are a parent, search for at home activities for ideas on how to keep your child active over the summer holidays. If you are a holiday provider or a school running a summer school, please search summer activities for inspiration.

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10 Minute Shake Up - Race with Woody

10 Minute Shake Up activities are Disney themed games that aim to inspire children to have fun, rebuild confidence in being physically acti…

  • Primary
  • Active Breaks,
  • Active Start,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • After School,
  • Summer Activities,
  • Active Sports Day,
  • At home
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Active PlayGames to help 5-11 years old learn through play!

The Boing PlayGames are a set of games for 5 to 11 years old. They are designed to be adaptable and can work with most group sizes, don’t…

  • Primary
  • Active Learning,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Start,
  • Active Breaks
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Box It

A fun target activity developing accuracy and decision making, using the skills of a bounce throw to hit a target      Number of participan…

  • Primary
  • At home,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Breaks
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Celebrate the summer with Anna - 10 Minute Shake Up

10 Minute Shake Up activities are Disney themed games that aim to inspire children to have fun, rebuild confidence in being physically acti…

  • Special / alternative provision,
  • Primary
  • Active Breaks,
  • Active Start,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • After School,
  • Summer Activities,
  • Active Sports Day,
  • At home
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Gymnastics - Fun Balance, Jumps, Hoop Throw

Gymnastics has developed 3 fun activities which support the development of balance, jumping technique, co-ordination, hoop throwing and cat…

  • Special / alternative provision,
  • Primary
  • Summer Activities,
  • After School,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Breaks
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Making Walks Sensory

Sensory walks help people with complex impairments engage with nature, using their senses to connect with their surroundings and have meani…

  • Primary,
  • Secondary,
  • Special / alternative provision
  • Summer Activities,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Start,
  • At home
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Nudge Up: Table Tennis Balance

Nudge Up: Fun activities which develop balancing a ball on the racket, progressing to keepy uppies and movement challenges. Activity: Indiv…

  • Primary,
  • Secondary,
  • Special / alternative provision
  • Summer Activities,
  • After School,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • At home
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School Games Active Championships

The School Games Active Championships is a national activity campaign to help young people across the UK stay active using the video-based …

  • Secondary,
  • Primary
  • At home,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Start,
  • Active Breaks
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Tokyo Ten activities

Tokyo Ten activities provide simple ways for young people to get active. All you need is ten minutes and simple equipment, and you will dis…

  • Primary
  • At home,
  • Summer Activities,
  • After School,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Start,
  • Active Breaks
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Travel To Tokyo - Making Me Happy pack

Looking after your mind is just as important as keeping active and fit. Use the Making Me Happy pack to explore the emotion of 'happine…

  • Primary
  • Active Learning,
  • At home
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Videos to help kids reach their 60 minutes of activity created with Nike Athletes and Teachers.

Move Crew is a programme developed in partnership with teachers, elite athletes, kids and coaches. Each mission is designed to help kids un…

  • Primary
  • At home,
  • Summer Activities,
  • After School,
  • Active Lunchtime,
  • Active Start
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YST After School Sport Club

Catch up on the Youth Sport Trust After School Sport Club, put in place to to help all young people feel part of a club while many schools …

  • Secondary,
  • Primary
  • After School

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