Being creative is an excellent way to keep ourselves busy and stimulate our minds. Have a look at the list to see if there is anything that you could have a go at…
- Join author Rob Bidulph to learn how to draw characters online: http://www.robbidulph.com/draw-with-robRob biddulph
- Make a home-made bird feeder and watch them come flocking!
- Lots of us have mindfulness colouring books; now is the time to dust them off with some relaxing colouring…
- Hold a paper aeroplane competition. Compare different designs and see how well they fly and land
- Make a set of bookmarks to encourage reading.
- Use insulating or masking tape to create a road map on your floor. Drive toy cars around your imaginary town and use other toys as landmarks and local characters.
- Create an artistic collage – cut out from magazines and catalogues, use stickers and paint to bring it to life. If you have an empty picture frame it can go on the wall.
- Raid the garden for decent sized stones and do some rock paintings.
- Ask your parent/carer if you have an old white t-shirt and fabric dye to create a tie-dye masterpiece.
- Turn odd socks into sock puppets: https://www.loveyourclothes.org.uk/guides/sock-puppets-and-kids-activity-packs?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgfSIiYCp6AIVgrHtCh3LeQEqEAAYASAAEgJsqfD_BwE
- Any old tins? Ask an adult to help you to clean them out and make your own desk organiser or indoor plant pot.
- Ask an adult to visit Pinterest for you for the best crafts ideas from making bowls and dreamcatchers to fire-breathing dragons and fairy houses.