How are you?
It’s a strange time right now and it might feel scary or confusing. It’s natural to experience lots of different emotions.
Although we aren't running our groups in person at the moment, we are still here. We've got lots of ways you can keep yourself busy while you're at home. From online music courses to a four day dance challenge, you'll be busier than ever, promise. Take a look at what's on offer:
Create a time capsule
At the moment, we're living through history. It's a strange time, and one day, you'll be able to look back and remember it.
Use this time capsule template to remember what life was like. You can draw on it, fill it out, colour it in and save your memories.
Music online resources
- MTNA has a range of music genres for you to listen, learn and get involved in.
- On Brainpop you'll learn about making music, genres, famous musicians and how to get creative.
- The National Foundation for Youth Music will help you make your own music and develop your social and creative skills
- Charanga has a vast library of resources, songs, instrumental courses and creative apps
- Making music and staying connected
- The British Council Music are livestreaming shows, as well as teaching you new skills
- Hackney music have online music resources for all abilities
- Drake music have resources, support and information
Sports online resources
- Youth Sport Trust has a range of online P.E activities and resources
- On the Aspire Active Hub, you'll find a range of daily activities you can do at home to keep yourself active
- The Body Coach Joe Wicks is doing live streams every day, called PE with Joe
- Change4Life - 10-minute shake-ups, games and more to get the whole family moving
Wellbeing online resources
- Young Minds
- Mind are offering daily wellbeing information and support
- Kooth offer emotional and wellbeing support up to 22:00 every day. You can confide and be comfortable with one of their friendly online counsellors.
- NHS Every Mind Matters have interactive quizzes to help with your mental and emotinal wellbeing
- Stem4 support teenagers with their wellbeing
- The youth ministry has a live blog
- Learning in lockdown is supporting young people with dyslexia
- Find 10 tips and help during lockdown from Childline
- Quartz support pre-teens online
- Join the UK Youth Movement on the UK Youth website
- The British Youth Council are empowering young people to have their say and have their voices heard
- The Children's Society is a charity that supports young people facing problems
- The internet and technology can have affects on your wellbeing and mental health. Mental Health offer support to young people with these issues
Here's our digital and youth online offers:
Chat to our youth practitioners Anthony and Dionne online. Our webchat is open on Thursdays from 13:00 - 16:00.