Learn and Play

Help for parents with Cyw educational programmes

If you are at home with your children and looking for content which will amuse and educate them, we at S4C can help.

There are lots of Cyw television series and digital content such as apps and games which offer children of nursery age and Foundation Phase to learn through play. Stwnsh can offer factual entertainment programmes which present information in a fun way.

Cyw School

Here is a list of the learning through play series which are available on demand on the Cyw website and currently available on S4C Clic.

  • Amser Maith, Maith Yn Ôl

    Amser Maith, Maith Yn Ôl


    Two drama series which introduce history to children. These include programmes about the lives of children in Celtic times and the ages of the Tudors, Victoria and the Great War. This series has been created with the help of historians and is suitable for children up to eight years.

  • Antur Natur Cyw

    Antur Natur Cyw

    Documentary programmes about nature and the wildlife around us.

  • Bing



    Documentary programmes about nature and the wildlife around us.

  • Blero yn Mynd i Ocido

    Blero yn Mynd i Ocido


    An animated series about an inquisitive character called Blero who introduces science to children

  • Blociau Rhif

    Blociau Rhif


    An animated series about an inquisitive character called Blero who introduces science to children.

  • Caru Canu

    Caru Canu


    A selection of old and new songs and nursery rhymes for children to learn and sing along. The whole series is also available on You Tube Caru Canu.

  • Dwylo’r Enfys

    Dwylo’r Enfys


    We meet different children in each programme and present 'makaton' – a form of simple sign language for young children.

  • Heini


    A chance to move, dance and keep fit with Heini.

  • Heulwen a Lleu

    Heulwen a Lleu

    Programmes which are a mixture of documentary and animation about the world around us.

  • Jamborî



    Art and music aimed at young children. There are a variety of short items which combine visual images and music which children love.

  • Jen a Jim Pob Dim

    Jen a Jim Pob Dim

    Educational programmes for Foundation Phase children which help with literacy.

  • Jen a Jim a’r Cywiadur

    Jen a Jim a’r Cywiadur

    Programmes about numeracy for Foundation Phase children. The Jen and Jim series are available on the Welsh Government's Hwb Addysg and have been created to introduce the curriculum to Foundation Phase pupils.

  • Nos Da Cyw

    Nos Da Cyw

    Sh! The sun is setting so let's get ready for a bedtime story.

  • Oli Wyn

    Oli Wyn


    The lively puppet Oli Wyn loves engines and big vehicles of all sorts – trains, bin lorries, JCBs. This is a series for everybody to enjoy but has been developed especially for children with autism.

  • Sbarc


    Presenter Tudur Phillips delivers science in a fun and amusing way.

  • Sbri di Ri

    Sbri di Ri

    Fun while creating art and music.

  • Shwshaswyn



    A special series which helps children forget about the hustle and bustle of life and take a minute to relax and think. Animation which introduces mindfulness.

  • Sigldigwt



    Come to Sigldigwt hotel to see how to look after all sorts of pets.

  • Siôn y Chef

    Siôn y Chef


    Siôn the Chef has fun as he cooks food for his customers. Animated entertainment for children which introduces food and cooking.

  • Straeon Tŷ Pen

    Straeon Tŷ Pen

    Original stories read by familiar faces.

  • Timpo



    This lively group of friends love to solve problems while working as a team.

  • Y Crads Bach

    Y Crads Bach

    Which creatures live at the seaside? A documentary about wildlife.

  • Y Diwrnod Mawr

    Y Diwrnod Mawr

    In each programme we get to meet a special child who is preparing for a big day in their life. A documentary series about children and their everyday lives.

  • Ysbyty Cyw Bach

    Ysbyty Cyw Bach

    A series which shows what happens when you go to hospital.

Amser Maith Maith yn Ôl Resources

In partnership with the Welsh Government, Boom Plant, Canolfan Peniarth and the National Centre for Learning Welsh, S4C has developed and education pack to accompany its series Amser Maith, Maith yn Ôl. The resources which correspond with the episodes of the series currently on S4C Clic are here.

The full education pack, including digital resources, worksheets and both series of Amser Maith, Maith yn Ôl are on the Welsh Government's Hwb platform.

Cyw worksheets


A chance to take your child on an adventure full of fun, to discover, to learn and to play together.

  • Ap Byd Cyw

    Ap Byd Cyw

    Welcome to Cyw World - a fun filled app for kids who love games, stories, songs and exploration!

  • Ap Cyw Tiwb

    Ap Cyw Tiwb

    The app has been designed with young children in mind, so you can rest assured that it will be easily navigable for small hands, and that they will find great content appropriate for children aged 0-6.

  • Ap Cyw a’r wyddor

    Ap Cyw a’r wyddor

    Have fun learning the Welsh alphabet with your child. You can form letters, look at the animals and sing along with the alphabet song!

  • Ap Cyfri gyda Cyw

    Ap Cyfri gyda Cyw

    Have fun with your children as they learn to count to ten in Welsh! Read the flash cards and touch the screen to count, drive the bus to draw the numbers and play the counting games.

  • Ap Antur Cyw

    Ap Antur Cyw

    A place for kids to learn, play and have fun. Can you help with LETTERS at the fair? Can you COUNT on the farm? How about a ride on the SPELLING train? How about composing some MUSIC? Get creative with COLOURS in the art building? Or, can you match the picnic SHAPES?

    Go for it!

Study with Stwnsh

Stwnsh can offer factual entertainment programmes which present information in a fun way. Enjoy!

  • 5 am 5 on YouTube

    5 am 5 on YouTube

    5 questions in 5 minutes with Jack Quick

  • Cer i Greu on YouTube

    Cer i Greu on YouTube

    Do you enjoy art? Do you enjoy making things? Join the Cer i Greu crew for inspiration.

  • Cog1nio on YouTube

    Cog1nio on YouTube

    Looking for something to do today? Watch our cooking videos on YouTube!

  • Fideo Fi on YouTube

    Fideo Fi on YouTube

    We have multiple Stwnsh playlists up on YouTube

  • Stwnsh on YouTube

    Stwnsh on YouTube

    Subscribe to Stwnsh's YouTube channel

  • Stwnsh's Perfect YouTube Playlist

    Stwnsh's Perfect YouTube Playlist

    Check out our Playlist on YouTube!

  • Bwystfil



    Which animals are the most fierce, poisonous and fast. Animal Top 10.

  • Stwnsh on S4C Clic

    Stwnsh on S4C Clic

    Click below to see more Stwnsh programmes from S4C

S4C Quiz

  • S4C Quiz

    S4C Quiz

    How much do you know about S4C?

  • S4C Quiz Answers

    S4C Quiz Answers

    How many questions did you answer correctly?

Cyw's 31 day challenge

  • Cyw's 31 day challenge

    Cyw's 31 day challenge

    How many days are there in May? 31 days of course!

    Would you and you family like to join Cyw and friend in this Cyw 31 day challenge? A great opportunity for children along with their families to get creative with Cyw's 31 day challenge, 1 challenge a day for 31 days. All activites are designed for children between 3 and 7 years old from early years learning to the end of key stage 1.

More online resources

  • BBC


    For more online resources to keep your children occupied (and learning!) at home, follow this link to BBC Website.

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