A Sketch A Day

If you have a copybook or sketchpad, this would be useful but you don’t really need anything except paper and a pencil. Your job is to create one sketch a day for the duration of the project. The only catch is you have to pick a theme. Spend anything from 10 minutes to 30 minutes.

Choose from:

  • Healthy Foods
  • Happy Things
  • Things that need batteries
  • Famous People
  • Nature
  • Umbrellas
  • Animals
  • Trees
  • Objects that are usually red/yellow/green etc
  • Sport
  • Transport
  • Shoes
  • Handbags

Learn a musical instrument

Do you have a musical instrument at home? Many have a tin whistle if not, it’s not too expensive to get yourself one or you might have a keyboard or even a ukulele. It’s never been easier to learn with loads of apps and websites to bring you along the way.

Tin Whistle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kdUH1QZvEm8

Piano / Keyboard: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJOfTzSYW-9q2WSmGH1CNjmP3–2qaXN5

Ukulele: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5bTE5fbxDsc

Puppet Show

Making a puppet show can be a fun way to spend some time and there’s lots of different ways to do it now.

  1. Make a sock puppet – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-mfUBQE3_s
  2. Make finger puppets – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eq370x_lvo
  3. Make an online Puppet Show – Puppet Pals App

The main thing is to write the scripts and record them! Set up your stage….use a table to hide underneath! Perform it for family members. Record it for family members and send to them via email.