7 OF THE BEST SELF-ISOLATION APPS

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

TikTok

Not heard of TikTok? Where have you been? This fab new video app is taking the social media world by storm. It’s the place to be for short-form, spontaneous, fun and engaging videos. You’ll laugh, cry and want to try them all for yourself!

Disney+

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, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars and National Geographic films and TV shows all in one place. A perfect fix for families stuck at home.

Houseparty

Missing your friends and family? Fear not, our tech-savvy generation has saved the day with the introduction of Houseparty. 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 challenge them to a game or two.

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 once place.

Calm

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

Playtime Island from CBeebies

One for the the little ones! Keeping the kids entertained during these uncertain times, is inevitably going to be a challenge. Playtime Island from Cbeebies is a fantastic source for both learning and playing their favourite CBeebies characters, Bing, Hey Duggee, Peter Rabbit and more.

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.


Available on iOS and Android

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