Keeping ourselves busy and structuring our day helps to maintain our wellbeing and can improve our mood, especially if we’re doing something we love to do. It’s not easy to find activities to do, so we’ve taken some of the pressure off and put together a range of activities that should cure boredom.
Free Filmmaking Class
Filmmaker Sebastian Thiel is offering 6 free lessons on becoming your very own filmmaker.
Superhero colouring in
Download and print off your favourite characters and spend some time colouring them in.
Dive into the world of script writing
BBC have various TV, Radio and Film scripts free to download and read if you’re looking for an alternative to a book.
Learn something new every day
Using the Curious way of learning and spend 5, 15 or 30 minutes a day to learn something brand new.
Learn new basic life skills
Dad, how do I releases weekly videos ranging from practical content to basic tasks everyone should know how to do.
Learn a new coding language
Codeacademy have over 20 free programming courses so why not dive in and learn a new skill and delve into the world of coding.
Bake themed cupcakes
Hoosier homemade have a variety of easy to follow themed cupcake recipes for you to try out.
Educate yourself with TedEd
TedEd have a large video library of short, easy to watch education videos on many different subjects.
Apps to help young people
Orcha have created a list of NHS approved apps which are safe for young people to use to help with their mental health and wellbeing.
Virtual Museum trips
Free virtual tours of world museums, educational sites and galleries for children.
Robert Rivest combines interactive laughter exercises with deep centering breaths and calming movements.
Take an online course
Universities have over 10,000 courses available to take online with many of them free
Learn about Empathy
The importance of Empathy.
Start a business
The Prince’s Trust has a range of resources available to young people to help them start their business.
Take a look at the 23 essential gardening diagrams in the article to improve your gardening skills.
Get cooking on a budget
Visit the number 1 budget recipe site by Jack Monroe and cook up some treats while saving money on food.
Learn a Language
Rosetta Stone are offering 3 months free access for students, so you can learn a new language.
Join the Home Choir
If you love singing, why not join Gareth Malone and some fellow singers and attend the Great British Home Choir.
Create a Festival Line-up
Why not spend some time curating your own dream festival line-up. Create a playlist and share with your friends and family, or just enjoy dancing to it yourself!