Category: Best Of The Rest

Circus Skills: For Beginners

Always wanted to learn some circus skills? Why not check out this site below that has 5 easy how to videos and instructions to show you how to master 5 different circus skills with resources you have at home. In this guide you will be able to learn: Plastic Bag Balancing Toothbrush Spinning Cushion Padiddling…
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How to play Mafia with Friends

Mafia is a favourite game of some of the young people we work with, especially on residential, they enjoy it so much that we’ve even been playing during out online zoom group work sessions throughout the COVID-19 lockdowns. We thought that we would show you how to play it too with a great set 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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Write Your Own Movie

If you have a passion for movies and want to learn how to write one for yourself or even just understand how other movies are written we have found this great short course that is free to take and created by UEA (University of East Anglia) and Future Learn. (One note, whilst taking the course…
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Write Your Own Short Story

If you are over 16 and interested in improving your writing skills we have found this great short course that is free to take and created by Open University and Future Learn (One note, whilst taking the course is free for 10 weeks, you don’t get a certificate/accreditation unless you pay a fee – but…
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Make Your Own Soap

We have a slightly unusual craft for you in this how too but it could be super handy if you want to make your own fancy soaps. Once you get the hang of it, they would even make good gifts if you packaged them up nicely! Check out the video below to see four methods…
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The History of Breakdancing

If you are into creative arts or dance we haven’t forgotten about you here at Youth Online, we hope you have been checking out the great dance classes on our livestreams page. But we have also found this great documentary from Vox that outlines the history of Break Dancing and how it came to be,…
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Get Into Birdwatching

Here’s another activity you maybe hadn’t thought of whilst on lockdown but why not take the opportunity get into bird watching or nature watching. It can be relaxing and really educational as you learn the different names of the birds in your garden or whenever you are out and about on a walk or exercising.…
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Research Your Family Tree

Have you ever seen someones family tree drawn out with all the different people listed and who they were married to and when they were born or died. Genealogy (the fancy term for researching peoples families) might not seem like the most fun of activities for everyone and we get that. But in this case…
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Crash Course In Theatre

If you are an aspiring actor or even just have an interest in theatre and drama check out this great educational YouTube playlist that takes you through all the key elements that should bring you up to the foundation level of a university course! So, with a bit of time on your hands at the…
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