Arts & Health Online Resource:

Creative Art Resources:

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

https://www.marchnetwork.org/creative-isoloation

Arts & Humanities Website – My Modern Met

https://mymodernmet.com/

NGV Melbourne – Virtual Drop by Drawing Class

https://www.ngv.vic.gov.au/multimedia/drop-by-drawing-with-lily-mae-martin/

Meet me at Mikes – creative ideas to support mental health

http://meetmeatmikes.com/

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

https://facebook.com/events/s/mandala-a-day-challenge-1st-30/866636787082735/?ti=ia

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

http://www.u3ageelong.org.au/

ThoughtCo – Resources to free online drawing classes

https://www.thoughtco.com/free-online-drawing-classes-1098200

Pinterest: Discover information using imagery

https://www.pinterest.com.au/

Children:

Integrated learning strategies

https://www.facebook.com/ilslearning/

Kids in Nature Network

https://www.kidsinnaturenetwork.org.au/

A list of free, online, boredom-busting resources

https://chatterpack.net/blogs/lists-of-online-resources-for-anyone-who-is-isolated-at-home

Your Wild Books Nature Play

https://www.wildimagination.com

Live wildlife webcam of different animals

https://www.wildlifetrusts.org/webcams

 Words with friends – online Scrabble

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/words-with-friends-classic/id321916506

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

https://www.geoguessr.com/free

Mindfulness:

Smiling Minds – free mindfulness & mediation

http://www.smilingmind.com.au

Headspace – Guided Meditation & Mindfulness App

https://www.headspace.com/headspace-meditation-app

Calm

https://www.calm.com/

Therapeutic Relaxation for healthcare workers

https://www.treathealthcare.com.au/

Insight Timer App – free meditation

https://insighttimer.com/

Meditation Podcasts

https://podcastpals.net/the-7-best-meditation-podcasts/

Motivational Podcasts:

https://www.developgoodhabits.com/best-motivational-podcasts/

TED talks – showcase for speakers presenting

https://www.ted.com/talks

Virtual Tours:

Van Gogh Museum – virtual tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/van-gogh-museum?hl=en

Paul Getty Museum – virtual tour

https://artsandculture.google.com/partner/the-j-paul-getty-museum?hl=en

World and Culture gallery tour

https://www.liverpoolmuseums.org.uk/world-cultures-virtual-gallery-tour

 The National Museum of Australia

https://www.nma.gov.au/

Gardening:

 Gardening Australia – YouTube

https://www.youtube.com/gardeningaustralia/

Good life Permaculture

https://goodlifepermaculture.com.au

Milkwood Permaculture

https://www.milkwood.net/

Spiral gardens -waste and recycling free

http://spiralgardens.org/

Granny Skills – Rebecca Sullivan protecting culture, heritage and skills

https://rebeccasullivan.com.au/

Paul West – River Cottage Australia / Lifestyle

https://www.lifestyle.com.au/paulwest/

Music:

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

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

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL-IiTbuZ7zr1F4jZYocKQ5pALmBH_1FEg

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

https://www.thesofasingers.com/

Eric Whitacre’s virtual choir

https://ericwhitacre.com/the-virtual-choir

Explore the Berlin Philharmonic digital concert hall

https://www.digitalconcerthall.com/en/home

Learn an to play an instrument – Music Education App

https://yousician.com

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

Visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMSOrchestra

  • Australia Chambers Orchestra

Visit: https://www.youtube.com/user/TheMSOrchestra

 

 

 

Posted by Dr Linden Wilkinson
Sydney Health Ethics, University of Sydney