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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

    New

    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.

  • Bing

    Bing

    New

    Documentary programmes about nature and the wildlife around us.

  • Blero yn Mynd i Ocido

    Blero yn Mynd i Ocido

    New

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

  • Blociau Rhif

    Blociau Rhif

    New

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

  • Caru Canu

    Caru Canu

    New

    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

    New

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

  • Heini

    Heini

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

  • Jamborî

    Jamborî

    New

    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

    New

    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

    Sbarc

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

  • Shwshaswyn

    Shwshaswyn

    New

    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

    Sigldigwt

    New

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

  • Siôn y Chef

    Siôn y Chef

    New

    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

    Timpo

    New

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

  • Ysbyty Cyw Bach

    Ysbyty Cyw Bach

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

Time to relax with Shwshaswyn

A range of Shwshaswyn wellbeing and mindfulness exercises which include short activities to forget about the hustle and bustle of life and take a minute to relax and think.

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

Apps

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

New app takes children on an Adventure with Cyw

eFive-year-old Megan Alaw from Carmarthen was amongst the first to use the app. "My favourite thing about Antur Cyw is making words on Jangl the giraffe's train by guessing the missing letters. I've got them all right so far, but it gets harder every time so I want to keep playing. I'm going to tell all my friends about it when I'm back at school." giraffe's train by guessing the missing letters. I've got them all right so far, but it gets harder every time so I want to keep playing. I'm going to tell all my friends about it when I'm back at school."

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!

  • 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

    BBC

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

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