November 13, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 13th November – One Hull Of A Kindness.
One Hull Of A City thinks we could all do with a little more kindness in our lives, and wants to reflect this in this week’s challenge… Go outside, move away from your desk or your current position, and perform a random act of kindness. Offer a favour, a gift, a compliment, or a … Read more
November 6, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 6th November – A Moment of Reflection.
Have you ever noticed how images change when they are reflected? Child Dynamix has and its teams are inviting you to take a moment to do the same. Take a photograph of a reflection in water, a mirror, or any other reflective surface. Notice the different views and changes that are created. If you … Read more
November 2, 2017
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64 Million Artists believe everyone is creative – and that when we use our creativity, we can make change in our lives and the world around us. Every January we run the January Challenge – a 31 day programme where we send out a short creative challenge every day for people to Do, Think … Read more
October 30, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 30th October – What’s Your Name?.
What’s your name? Have you ever wondered why this name was given to you? The members of Hull Young People’s Parliament have, and this week they are asking you to think about it, too. Find out about your own name and the story behind it. Were you named after someone? Does your name have a … Read more
October 23, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 23rd October – Sitting Still.
This week’s challenge has been set by a group of wheelchair users who would like you to experience the world from their perspective. For their challenge, the Disabilities Trust would like to see you: Experience sitting still in a chair for 5-10 minutes. Don’t move from the chair – how does it feel? Write down … Read more
October 16, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 16th October – Paper Aeroplane.
Taking us back to our old schooldays, this week St Stephens Neighbourhood Centre wants you to: Make a paper aeroplane and see how far it flies. Add colour or your own design, and watch as your creation soars. If you have more time … See what else you can make from paper… after conquering the … Read more
October 9, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 9th October – Message in a Bottle.
Have you ever written to somebody that you don’t know? Would you like to receive a message from someone that you have never met before? This week, the Hull Community Homeless Project may help you to do this with its Challenge Hull: Leave a message in a bottle in your local area (but try not to … Read more
October 2, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 2nd October – Eat The World.
There are nearly 200 countries in the world, each one harbouring different cultures, ways of life and eating habits… Open Doors Project want you to think about this for this week’s Challenge Hull. Eat The World – recreate a delicacy from another country. Choose a different country to the one you’re from … Read more
September 25, 2017
Weekly Challenge, 25th September – Bridge The Gap.
How often do you talk to someone who’s significantly older or younger than you? This week Age UK Hull is asking you to: Have a conversation with someone 30 years older or 30 years younger than you – what can you discover from someone of another generation? If you have more time … … Read more
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