Self isolation activities - things to do from virtual days out to creative activities... Free
Virtual free online visitor attractions
The British Museum https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com
Van Gof Museum Amsterdam https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en
Buckingham Palace https://www.royal.uk/virtual-tours-buckingham-palace
Shakespeare’s the Globe theatre https://www.shakespearesglobe.com/discover/about-us/virtual-tour/#virtual-tour
The National Museum https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/visiting/virtual-tours
Vatican Museums of Rome http://www.museivaticani.va/content/museivaticani/en/collezioni/musei/tour-virtuali-elenco.html
The Lourvre Museum Paris https://www.louvre.fr/en/visites-en-ligne
Visit London virtual tour https://360.visitlondon.com/#
London Houses of Parliament https://www.parliament.uk/visiting/virtualtour/
Virtual Tower of London https://www.youvisit.com/tour/meadk
Virtual look inside 10 Downing Street https://www.eyerevolution.co.uk/blog/get-inside-10-downing-street/
Hampton Court Place https://in360degrees.co.uk/indie360/HamptonCourt/
Churchill War rooms https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=xJJGeY51FeQ&start=%7B%22camera_position%22:%7B%22x%22:-16.5778,%22y%22:1.4152,%22z%22:-7.7258%7D,%22camera_quaternion%22:%7B%22x%22:-0.0674,%22y%22:0.679,%22z%22:0.0628,%22w%22:0.7283%7D,%22camera_mode%22:1,%22scan_id%22:%2281a7b01444bd439599b5dd65a83119a4%22%7D
Fancy a virtual holiday?
Peru Machu Picchu,
Coliseum Rome Italy https://artsandculture.google.com/story/colosseum/WQLi5E4TA1p9IQ
One day in Jerusalem? https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/pyramids-of-giza/
Eiffel Tower Paris France https://www.google.co.uk/maps/about/behind-the-scenes/streetview/treks/eiffel-tower/
Take a look at Lapland https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCx6-8cW9rHGNGhELh83fcCg
New York Central Park https://www.youvisit.com/tour/centralpark
America’s Yosemite National Park https://www.nps.gov/yose/learn/photosmultimedia/webcams.htm
Disney have put together a fun course for designing a theme park, give it a try https://www.khanacademy.org/humanities/hass-storytelling/imagineering-in-a-box
The Sydney Opera House virtual experience https://artsandculture.google.com/streetview/sydney-opera-house/KgGPW2YWtcHpBg?sv_lng=151.2135034733324&sv_lat=-33.85845058282505&sv_h=7.803483721808343&sv_p=-17.420927533713837&sv_pid=opBj2MqN2Mk4yX5QdZPYDw&sv_z=1.2620948453701795
Why not try a virtual experience and write a postcard like you were there!
Some Zoos are offering virtual visits and lots of free online videos like SAN DIEGO zoo
maybe make a poster about what you have learnt.
Start 2 help your mental wellbeing with 70 creative practical tasks being creative, using art, photography, writing, drawing, collage, textiles, animation, mindfulness self-help and fun however artistic you are http://www.start2.co.uk/
Free colouring sites likeJust Colour https://www.justcolor.ne
Take part in a drawing challenge – Instagram has many different drawing challenges and useful prompts. Use the time to try them out and inspire you.
Randomly pick a theme like animals, trees, flowers etc and do a 100 day challenge to use this theme in a creative way such as painting/drawing/writing keeping a record of your efforts. Consider sharing the theme with others so you can compare ideas and show what you have achieved.
Try some finger painting or paint with your feet.
Other ideas for activities or to relax
Have a picnic in the garden.
Sensory sites http://weavesilk.com
Background noise Rain https://www.rainymood.com
Useful site mimics conversation and may help if feeling anxious or worried https://www.wysa.io
Listen To some Audio books from Audible Amazon free during the Coronavirus https://stories.audible.com/start-listen
Quick Reads book list https://www.goodreads.com/list/tag/quick-reads
Ted Ed offers insightful short education videos free https://ed.ted.com
Let’s days in virtual days out and online demonstrations like cooking https://letsdayout.com/about-the-app/
Read a disability blog like from this website.
Watch a Classical concert https://www.classicfm.com/music-news/live-streamed-classical-music-concerts-coronavirus/
If you are a Harry Potter fan try an online Harry Potter class http://www.hogwartsishere.com
Check outExplore and watch animals in there natural Habitat-what have you learned about them? https://explore.org/livecams
London online gaming festival https://games.london
Look at the British Comedy Guide https://www.comedy.co.uk
write a review of some comedy-what did you think?
Stay at home virtual Choir https://www.classicfm.com/artists/gareth-malone/choirmaster-gareth-malone-home-chorus-coronavirus/
Formula 1 Virtual experience videos. Write about what you see as a Sports Reporter https://www.youtube.com/user/Formula1/videos?app=desktop
Look for good news stories, happy or funny pictures or quotes not related to the the virus (Covid 19/coronavirus) Then share these like on social media or make a poster of your findings to show others.
Update your free apps and try apps like Draw Something Classic that get you and your friends interacting and guessing drawings.
Host an online virtual party on Skype, messenger or Zoom
Watch a film
Keep a diary or use a creative writing websites look at the following
Literary Shed https://www.literacyshed.com/home.html
Story Starter http://thestorystarter.com
Creative Writing Prompts http://www.creativewritingprompts.com
Play a Quiz Like Kahoot! Online
Use an advert, a photo, a magazine picture or headline as a writing prompt or try a activity like writing to your older or younger self.
Use music lyrics or a music video to write a story.
write a letter to someone who are not currently with or an interview
Make up a memory box or time capsule. Set up a photo booth and use different props.
Listen to a Podcast
Attend a social distancing festival celebrating different types of art https://www.socialdistancingfestival.com
Explore virtual NASSA learn about the stars and planets!
Maybe do a poster about NASSA or a Planet
Revist a childhood game like a favourite board game with your family or a card game like UNO.
Learn to play and practice the card game solitaire that you find on most computers.
Learn to touch type or simple improve your typing and IT skills there are some good free websites for this https://www.speedtypingonline.com/typing-tutor
Watch National theatre online https://www.youtube.com/user/ntdiscovertheatre
Look through this website from improving your maths, English, life skills to reading disability blogs.
Learn and put into practice a life skill such as cleaning or cooking..
Mencap easy read visual recipes book https://www.southwiltsmencap.org.uk/news/easy-read-cookbook-bromley-mencap
CookABILITY visual recipe videos United Response for people with learning disabilities on YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=cookability
The Cyrenians Good Food pictorial recipe book Programme is a social enterprise with a mission to bring good food and healthy lifestyles to people who are experiencing disadvantage, isolation, poverty, homelessness and social exclusion. They have produced a visual pectoral recipe book for easy follow recipe’s https://cyrenians.scot/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Cyrenians-Recipes-1.pdf
The Accessible Chef https://accessiblechef.com
Do a NHS Fitness Studio exercise workout https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/nhs-fitness-studio/ Or
Mr Motivator http://www.mrmotivator.com/welcome/
Try some NHS seated exercise https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/sitting-exercises/
Do some gardening at home.
Try an online YouTube free Yoga class
Active in the community Bucks have a wide range of online exercise classes people can participate in https://www.activeinthecommunity.org.uk/bucks/
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