Lace Hill Academy

50 Free Things to Do During Lockdown

  1. Write a short story and make it into a book

  2. Watch a film and write a review

  3. Watch a documentary. Can you remember three facts?

  4. Make salt dough and make a model

  5. Paint with Bob Ross; check out the instructional videos online

  6. Write a song and perform it to an audience (can be your toys!)

  7. Pop into the Tate https://www.tate.org.uk/visit/tate-britain/display/walk-through-british-art

  8. Experience the British Museum https://blog.britishmuseum.org/how-to-explore-the-british-museum-from-home/

  9. Do some karaoke

  10. Try a fitness challenge

  11. Arrange a virtual party

  12. Make a birdfeeder https://www.bbc.co.uk/cbeebies/makes/bird-feeder

  13. Get a penpal

  14. Cook something new

  15. Play a board game

  16. Learn a language https://www.duolingo.com/course/fr/en/Learn-French

  17. Go on a bug hunt

  18. Make a flipbook animation

  19. Write a letter to an important person; see if you get a reply

  20. Make a paper boat and watch it float (hopefully!)

  21. Go to the aquarium- live cams https://www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

  22. Tidy your bedroom!

  23. Play ‘The Floor is Lava’

  24. Visit Yellowstone National Park https://www.yellowstonepark.com/things-to-do/visit-yellowstone-virtually

  25. Go cloud watching. Can you see some shapes that remind you of anything?

  26. Build a den

  27. Stretch out with a yoga class https://www.youtube.com/user/CosmicKidsYoga

  28. Have a work out

  29. Write in hieroglyphics

    https://www.natgeokids.com/uk/discover/history/egypt/hieroglyphics-uncovered/

  30. Make a paper aeroplane and see how far it will fly

  31. Taste a fruit or vegetable you have not tried before

  32. Learn a poem off by heart and recite it

  33. Do a jigsaw puzzle

  34. Meditate https://awakeandmindful.com/best-meditation-videos-for-kids/

  35. Have a kitchen dance party

  36. Create wild art inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

  37. Make a friendship bracelet

  38. Make a No-Sew teddy bear – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o4is5wZCeIk

  39. Upcycle old clothes or accessories

  40. Junk model making; use used packaging

  41. Play a card game

  42. Read or listen to a book https://www.storylineonline.net/

  43. Interview an older member of your family or friend: What was life like before the internet?

  44. Start a virtual book club with your friends or family

  45. Make a sock puppet

  46. Listen to the bird chorus at sunrise or sunset

  47. Bird watching, bird identification https://www.rspb.org.uk/birds-and-wildlife/wildlife-guides/identify-a-bird/

  48. Keep a nature diary

  49. Do a self-portrait

  50. Grow something from a seed (try seeds from a tomato or strawberry)