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Activities for secondary years

Exercises and activities to try at home for kids and teens aged 11 to 16.

Exercising at home

Physical activities

The World Health Organisation recommends that children aged 5 to 17 years get at least 60 minutes of physical activity a day. Light exercise for teenagers has also been linked to better mental health.

Here’s some inspiration to get your teenager up and moving:

Fitness Blender


POPSUGAR fitness

Boy drawing in notepad

Indoor activities


Activities for teens – 75 things for teenagers to do at home.

BBC Good Food

Recipes for teenagers – simple but nutritious recipes for teenagers to try.

BBC Bitesize

Parents' Toolkit: Isolation inspiration - secondary – top tips and activities to keep the family busy.

The Mix

10 fun things to do at home – a top ten list of fun tips to keep young people busy and entertained.

Virtual tours and webcams

A round up of exciting virtual tours and experiences both in Buckinghamshire and around the globe.