Arts & Health Online Resource:

Creative Art Resources:

The UK March Mental Health Network resource page of creative activities to do at home:

Arts & Humanities Website – My Modern Met

NGV Melbourne – Virtual Drop by Drawing Class

Meet me at Mikes – creative ideas to support mental health

A mandala a day challenge: 1st – 30th of April 2020

U3AGeelong – University of the third age – Education for the retired members of the community

ThoughtCo – Resources to free online drawing classes

Pinterest: Discover information using imagery


Integrated learning strategies

Kids in Nature Network

A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources

Your Wild Books Nature Play

Live wildlife webcam of different animals

 Words with friends – online Scrabble

A geography game ‘GeoGuessr’ which takes you on a journey around the world and challenges your ability to recognize your surroundings.


Smiling Minds – free mindfulness & mediation

Headspace – Guided Meditation & Mindfulness App


Therapeutic Relaxation for healthcare workers

Insight Timer App – free meditation

Meditation Podcasts

Motivational Podcasts:

TED talks – showcase for speakers presenting

Virtual Tours:

Van Gogh Museum – virtual tour

Paul Getty Museum – virtual tour

World and Culture gallery tour

 The National Museum of Australia


 Gardening Australia – YouTube

Good life Permaculture

Milkwood Permaculture

Spiral gardens -waste and recycling free

Granny Skills – Rebecca Sullivan protecting culture, heritage and skills

Paul West – River Cottage Australia / Lifestyle


Various musical, creative, or generally uplifting activities that can be found online:

Singing exercises to encourage better breathing (accompanied by a choir)

The Sofa singers – sing with singers from all around the world at the same time

Eric Whitacre’s virtual choir

Explore the Berlin Philharmonic digital concert hall

Learn an to play an instrument – Music Education App

Classical music organisations live-streaming, or concert archives available online:


  • Australia Chambers Orchestra



Posted by Dr Linden Wilkinson
Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney
Feature image by Retha Ferguson from Pexels