Arts

The Great Isolation Activity Book

An Post Imagination Nation doodle activity booklet

Creative Art Ideas

A Sketch a Day

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. Look up drawing videos on YouTube to improve your technique or copy a step-by-step video like on The Art Hub channel. Check out Lunch Doodles on YouTube for something a little different!

Learn a musical instrument

Practice your tin-whistle, or maybe you’ve another instrument at home to try out. 

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

Write the scripts and record them! Hide under a table, rehearse, write invitations to the people in your house, and put on a show!

Sing

Learn to sing your favourite pop songs in Irish on TGLurgan’s YouTube channel. They have started putting up new videos with lyrics here…https://lurgan.biz/lurganlingo/

Africa le Toto as Gaeilge

We’ve Got Talent

Host your own family talent show. Everyone in the house must put on an act – sing, dance, mime, juggle, whatever you like!

Mammy’s got the X Factor