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Things to do at home

Crosswords, jigsaws and more Crosswords, jigsaws and more

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We have a huge online newspaper resource called Press Reader where you can find your favourite newspaper crossword and print it out, as well as reading the paper of course! You need to be a library member to access it but you can join online on our website.


If you need any help in using Press Reader, have a look at our eNewspapers helpsheet.


The Independent Puzzle website has crosswords, sudoko, card games and more and there are free activity sheets to download from Activities to Share.


Or for something different try online jigsaws, jigzone, jigsaw planet


You can even try a West Sussex Libraries Jigsaw of one of our Past Pictures or library related images!


Jigsaw of Children on Worthing Beach

Colouring Colouring

If you are missing our 'Relax with Colouring' sessions you can print off some free pictures to colour in at home.

Betty Bettesworth

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Things to do at home Things to do at home
Information about online, activities and fun things to do whilst at home. We will keep adding content to this page, so keep checking for more ideas!
Creativity Creativity
Art is where the home is: art activities to do at home
BBC Arts: culture in quarantine
Crafts Council: virtual art and craft exhibitions to enjoy online
Crafts Magazine: free acces to the archive
Fun Palaces: tiny steps anyone can take to connect a little more in their local community or simply pass time creatively in self-isolation
Tate Gallery: Create like an artist, learn skills from casting to weaving
Museums, art galleries and history Museums, art galleries and history

BBC History Extra: Podcasts, articles and information
Museum tours: vitual tours of museums around the world
Novium Museum: virtual tours and talks
Royal Academy of Arts: virtual tours, interviews and films


Nature and wildlife Nature and wildlife

Wildlife Trusts: webcams, things to make and do
National Trust: activities, podcasts, gardening tips
Woodland Trust: nestcams, activites, podcasts

Music Music

British Library Sounds: a selection of unique sound recordings covering music, drama and literature, oral history, wildlife and environmental sounds.
Gareth Malone: join The Great British Home Chorus to contribute voices and instruments to an ambitious digital music project
Metropolitan Opera: daily streaming of classic opera performances
Opera North: classic opera to watch online
Royal Opera House: free Friday premieres

Theatre Theatre
National Theatre at home: weekly streaming of NT productions
Shakespeare's Globe: free YouTube Premieres
The Shows Must Go On!: Andrew Lloyd Webber shows streaming every Friday at 7.00pm
The Space: theatre and dance productions
What's on Stage: a list updated daily with all the latest shows you can stream
Scrabble board with letters arranged spelling the words learn, read and math.
Staying Safe Online Staying Safe Online

Don't forget to stay safe online. For the latest advice, guidance and information:

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