You don’t need the most expensive or top rated art supplied to make fantastic art work! Pick up your pencil, pen, or paintbrush and go for it! Art is one thing that doesn’t have to be interrupted by the current COVID-19 Social Isolation because you can do it anywhere, especially at home.

Arts and Crafts for your Mental Wellbeing

Below are some videos made by our Youth Worker Mary where shows you some great arts and crafts activities to help maintain your mental wellbeing during self isolation.

Mary’s Art Recreate Challenge

Home-made Gratitude Jars

Egg-celent Easter Eggs

Arts and Crafts Ideas

Bored at home and struggling to think of something to occupy your time? Below are some fun and creative arts and crafts projects that you can try at home. 

Blob Challenge

Art Recreate Challenge

Off-hand challenge


Speed Doodle Challenge

Shoebox Diorama

Rock Painting

Toilet Roll Crafts

Make a Collage

Some Youtubers to watch for inspiration

Virtual Tours

There are loads of art channels on youtube that can show you different challenges, styles and techniques! 

Baltic Plus lets you have a virtual tour of their exhibits and galleries at the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art!

They even have a live cam of their nesting Kittiwake birds on the side of the Baltic, you can watch them here.