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Creative ideas indoors

  • Make a scrapbook using old magazines, photographs, coloured card and wrapping paper.
  • Painting, colouring and drawing. Here are some downloadable colouring resources you can print out. Click here
  • The Crayola website has lots of fantastic colouring in sheets to download and print from home. 
  • Here are more colouring in pages you can print from home.
  • Write a poem, song or keep a diary. Listen to a podcast and find useful resources about poetry. Click here
  • Learn origami. This YouTube Channel teaches you some basic origami. Click here
  • Learn to knit or crochet. This website has a simple how to guide for beginners. Click here
  • Virtual art classes for all ages with Rebecca Strickson. You can also follow Rebecca's Instagram, Twitter and Tumblr accounts for updates.
  • Check out Skillshare for free online tutorials for learning animation, creative writing, film and video and more! 


  • Many museums offer free virtual tours. Install the Google Arts & Culture app to explore virtual reality tours from The Natural History Museum in London. Download for Android. Download for iOS.
  • For more tours at a range of museums and attractions, including zoos and theme parks, take a look at this website. Click here
  • Fancy watching a musical online? Watch 'Wind in the Willows the Musical' here. You will need to create an account, but it is easy and free! Click here
  • For more musicals, operas and shows to watch online take a look at this website Click here


The Innocent Big Grow is all about getting people into growing their own veg and has loads of advice and tips for all ages and experience levels. Sign up to be in with the chance of winning a Home Grow Kit with everything you need to get started! 

Quick Tip!

You can get creative with items you find around the house…why not reuse old milk bottles, boxes and toilet rolls as a recycling art project!