Make Your Own Hexaflexagon

Want to create your own fidget spinner to keep your hands busy, it’s fun to play with and will also be fun to make, check out this video below from vihart to see how to make your own: Did you try this out and make one of your own? Why not send a photo in…
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Goal Setting For Beginners

In our life skills series we have been trying to share a range of topics that helps you make the most of your natural abilities and develop new skills to support your personal development. One important element of personal development is setting goals for yourself, these can be from the most simple things to bigger…
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Virtual Cameras In Animation

Do you want to learn more about how animators use cameras within animation to create different cinematic effects? Or even learn a bit more about cameras in real life? Check out this great video from the guys at Disney to see how it’s done: If you enjoyed this and want to learn something more about…
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Make Your Own Friendship Bracelets

Friendship bracelets are a great craft you can do anywhere and don’t require many special resources or tools (other than the coloured thread you plan to use). They also make lovely gifts for your friends or loved ones and you can make each one unique, either by using different patterns or with different colours of…
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Easy Magic Tricks For Beginners

Want to be able to amaze your friends and family with some spectacular magic tricks when you meet up with them next? We’ve gathered together a collection of tricks that we think anyone could try to learn and then show off to their friends with. Check out all the videos below and then try learning…
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At Home S’mores

S’mores are a last night of a summer youth residential institution. Unfortunately this year we won’t be making them around the campfire laughing about all the funny things that happened throughout the residential, but we still wanted to share with you an easy method to recreate these tasty snacks from the comfort of your own…
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Tips For Improving Your Self Confidence

Sometimes we can feel like our self confidence is lower than usual and that we need a little pick me up, but where can this come from? Check out this video below to see three tips for giving your self confidence a boost: If you liked this video click the button below to see the…
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Make Your Own Bird Feeder

If you checked out and enjoyed our bird watching activity you might be interested in creating your own version of this craft – making your own simple bird feeder out of materials you will probably have lying in your recycling bin. It’s great for the environment and great for the birds around your garden, all…
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Crayon Melting Art

Want to create your own slick looking crayon melting art like the one in the picture below? We’ve found a great guide on Instructables that will show you exactly how to do it in a simple and straight forward method. Want to create your own version? Click the button below to see the full guide:…
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Change a Car Tyre

You might be using your summer to learn how to drive or maybe you just want to upgrade your practical skills so that you can help your mum or dad out whenever they are caught in a jam. Being able to change a flat tyre on a car could be an invaluable skill to know…
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