The world of digital saves the day once again! If you do anything today during lockdown, it should be to download at least one of these apps…


TikTok is taking the world of social media by storm. It’s the place to be for short-form, spontaneous, fun and engaging videos.


Yes, it’s official, Disney+ has landed in the UK and it couldn’t have arrived at a better time! Stream all of your favourite Disney and Pixar films and TV shows for just £5.99 per month. A little top tip… seven-day free trials are available!


Missing your friends and family? Fear not, Houseparty has arrived to save the day! This cool face-to-face network app allows you to connect with the people you care about most. Spend time with your loved ones without posing a risk – and play some games, too!

Playtime Island from CBeebies

One for the kids! Your little ones can play tons of games – and learn as they go – with their favourite CBeebies characters, Bing, Hey Duggee, Peter Rabbit and more!


Self-isolation is unchartered territory for us all and feeling anxious will come naturally from time to time. Download the Calm app for guided meditations, sleep stories, breathing programmes, stretching exercises and relaxing music. The perfect app for a little ‘me time’ as recommended by experts.

Colour Road

Roll to the ball with the same colour, avoid the ball with a different colour – while collecting points, coins and avoiding obstacles. Simple, yet addictive! This game will keep you
entertained for hours.

BBC Sounds

Looking for some working from home inspiration? Look no further than BBC Sounds. The go-to app for listening to all of your favourite programmes, podcasts, radio stations and music all in one place.

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