September 18, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 18th September – Pass The Poem On...
“Teamwork makes the dream work”- or so we’re often told! Thanet Primary School want you to keep this in mind for this week’s Challenge Hull. Pass The Poem On… – collectively write a poem with friends. Collectively write a poem. Take it in turns to write a line, and respond to the … Read more
September 11, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 11th September – Map Your Home.
This week’s Challenge Hull has been set by The Parks Children’s Centre who want you to think about the area where you live… Map Your Home – draw a personalised local map. Draw a map or route of your local area, can you highlight what things you like doing there and where … Read more
September 4, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 4th September – Role Models.
Hull and East Riding Mumbler have been thinking a lot about how important role models are, that’s why this week they’re asking you to show some appreciation for the superheroes in your life. Role models – draw a picture of yours. Draw a picture of your role model. They could be anyone, … Read more
August 31, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 31 – Congratulations.
Well done for reaching the final day of The Generation Games! We’ve had champion spoon balancers, budding poets, up and coming quiz masters, promising news reporters, super story tellers, joke tellers, hand shakers, cocktail makers. We’ve had secret agents, scientists, superheroes too. We’ve seen it all thanks to you! You are an everyday … Read more
August 31, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 30 – Over to you….
Throughout August we have been setting a variety of creative challenges for you to Do, Think & Share. Whether they have been easy, hard, silly or serious – all have asked you to champion everyday creativity, make time for a little fun and share and connect with others from a different generation. After 29 … Read more
August 31, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 29 – Let’s get quizzical.
If we haven’t already given it away in the title, here are a few teasers… What is a group of unicorns known as? How old is the world’s oldest piece of chewing gum? What is the tiny plastic covering of the tip of a shoelace called? Have you guessed today’s challenge is… Get … Read more
August 31, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 28 – Hideaway.
Whether you’re indoor or outdoor today, we have the perfect bank holiday challenge that will immediately transport you back to your childhood – or make you jump for joy if you’re still a child. You may have to get your hands dirty, you may have to be resourceful, you may even have to turn … Read more
This week the Choices and Rights Disability Coalition are inviting you to think about disability and to challenge your perceptions of what disability means to you… Take the Dis (out of disability). Take a photo, make a film, write a poem (or something else completely!) that shows us your ideas or images of … Read more
August 27, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 27 – Expressive Words.
It’s Day 27 of The Generation Games so we are well on our way to the Day 31 finish line *sad face* but what a journey it has been. Consider your Generation Games partner – what new things have you learnt about them? What is their favourite song or dance move? What stories or … Read more
August 26, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 26 – Superpower.
When you have a moment today to day dream, a moment to imagine or wish – consider being able to… Breathe under water or talk to animals, be invisible or time travel, have night vision or be able to fly. Set your imagination free and… Make up your own superpower. What would you do? … Read more
August 25, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 25 – Magic Me – Shadow Puppets.
Today we have another guest challenge from Magic Me – an inter-generational arts charity that brings people together through the arts. They recently ran a project in London – Stepney Stories – bringing local primary school children together with care home residents to create stories that they then brought to life with shadow puppets. … Read more
August 24, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 24 – Take Notice.
Today we are inviting you to think about the 5 ways to wellbeing – how we can get active, connect, give, learn and take notice. For this challenge we are going to concentrate on the last way – to take notice, to slow down and see the world around us… Go for a … Read more
As the title of this challenge suggests, we have something a little different for you today. We have a science challenge set by Lewis Hou, the Director of Science Ceilidh (A Ceilidh is a community gathering, Scottish Folk Dancing done for all occasions). The project is an award-winning educational project bringing people together … Read more
August 22, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 22 – Theme Tune Tuesdays.
What is your favourite theme tune? Why do you think you love it so much? Maybe it’s upbeat and fun, maybe it’s unique, maybe it’s just downright catchy! We may not always know the programme but we can always sing along to the theme tune. Today we are asking you to write a banger, … Read more
August 21, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 21 – Wisdom.
“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Was it from someone unexpected? Did it ever catch you off guard? Share your words of wisdom today – they could be ground breaking or relatively humble, serious or light-hearted… Share a piece of advice. Write down your words … Read more
August 21, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 21st August – Alphabet Adventure.
This week’s challenge requires you to go exploring as the team at North Carr Partnership are inviting you to get involved in their… Alphabet Adventure – how many items of the alphabet can you find? Go for a walk and photograph or collect as many items as you can in under 15 … Read more
August 20, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 20 – Draw What You Hear.
Music can do many things – it can make us relaxed and calm. It can make us day dream or even help up sleep. It can allow us to concentrate, lift our spirits or make us want to get up and dance! Music can inspire us to be creative and that’s what we’re inviting … Read more
August 19, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 19 – News Reporter.
Breaking News… this is an important announcement to inform you of 64 Million Artsits’ Day 19 challenge! Get ready for lights, camera, action today with a challenge that will allow you to find your voice and share it with the world… Report on your day as if you were a news presenter. Are … Read more
August 18, 2017
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Project Manager (Digital) – 64 Million Artists 64 Million Artists aims to unlock the power of creativity in everyone. We do that with individuals, and in partnership with communities, employers and organisations. We support the cultural sector to help others do that too. It is a hugely exciting time for us as we … Read more
August 18, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 18 – Magic Me – Mocktails.
Today’s challenge requires a spark of imagination, a sprinkle of creativity and a whole lot of fun. Set by intergenerational arts charity Magic Me, it is inspired by their Cocktails in Care Homes project. With a mission to bring people together through the arts – Magic Me throws cocktail parties in care homes across … Read more
August 17, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 17 – BBC Radio York – Story Telling.
Go to extraordinary (or ordinary) places, meet fantastical (or everyday) people and travel on magical journeys with today’s challenge set by BBC Radio York. Grab the popcorn and your imagination (or bring yourself for a 64 Million Artists Story Telling session at York Explore Library from 11 am – 12:30 pm) for… Share … Read more
August 16, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 16 – Laughter is the best medicine.
How often do you get to ask knock knock, who’s there? Or why did the chicken cross the road? If you struggle to find an opportunity then today’s your day. If you always find an opportunity then today’s also your day because guess what? Wednesday 16th August is National Tell A Joke Day! So … Read more
August 15, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 15 – Science Festival – Secret Agent.
When you were growing up (or if you are still growing up!) and were asked what you want to be when you grow up, did you ever say a spy? Yes? We thought so! And that’s why Edinburgh International Science Festival have set a secret agent challenge for you. The Science Festival aims to … Read more
August 14, 2017
The Generation Games, Day 14 – Monday Poem.
Here are a few facts to kick of today’s challenge… Most people do not smile until 11.16 on Monday morning. Monday – the least rainy day of the week. Monday is the only day of the week that is an anagram of a single word: ‘dynamo’. The only film with Monday in its … Read more