Activities for children

For 3-6 year olds...

Play Scotland and Save the Children are delighted to launch the Play Well pack, which is packed full of suggestions, ideas and tips to support your child’s play and learning at home. There are games and activities designed for children aged three to six. These can easily be changed to suit younger or older children too. Download it here.

Paper and pencils

Sometimes a colouring sheet is just the thing to pass the time.  And if you don't have a printer handy, why not use these for inspiration?

Papio press have a new sheet each week - we love the dragon...

Download Ocean or Savanna wildlife activity packs from Jonathan Woodward.

Lush Designs have cats and pug-dogs for you to colour.

If colouring isn't your thing, there are some great games to play with just a pencil and a piece of paper.

A window on the world...


What are the tigers at Edinburgh Zoo doing today?

Rangers' Challenges!

Mull and Iona Ranger Service have created these fantastic challenges for you to try when you're out and about on the island.  How many can you complete? Download them here:

Ardura Cheery Challenge

Aros Park Acrobats

Calgary Bay Crabs / Any Beach

Garden Ganders with Haggis the Hedgehog

Ross of Mull and Iona Roamers

Salen Loop Sizzlers

Tiroran Forest Travels

Reading gives us somewhere to go when we have to stay where we are...

The Library may be closed, but you can still borrow e-books, and listen to audio books, from Live Argyll's Borrowbox.

David Walliams is reading from 'The World's Worst Children' every day at 11.00

Join Scottish Book Trust each week for Authors Live on Lockdown to meet some of your favourite authors.


Get singing!

Lift your mood, and have fun.

What better time to learn some new rhymes and songs with Bookbug?


Explore the Great Indoors

Cbeebies have lots of ways to keep you occupied indoors - from dens to treasure hunts.

Explore the Great Indoors with the Scouts.  Develop new skills and have fun, and we guarantee that you won't be bored.