Category: Best Of The Rest

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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Do You Know the Impact of Your Trainers?

Do you know the impact of your trainers on the world around you? Have you ever thought about everything that goes into this seemingly simple item of clothing either when its being made or after you are finished with them? A YouthOnline we think its important to look after the world around us so when…
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Baking Soda Volcano

Who doesn’t like blowing stuff up – in a safe way of course! Well if you are like us and want to create your own erupting baking soda volcano watch the video below and see how it is done. It’s pretty simple and you’ll learn a bit about science in the process, if only every…
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Create A Drive In Cinema Experience

This activity isn’t so much for everyone reading this but giving you an idea of something special you can do with any little brothers and sisters that live with you. Why not take a bit of time to create a drive in movie experience for them? As lock down eases we are seeing real life…
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