LEARNING NEW SKILLS
Learning something new and being actively engaged in a creative pursuit is not only relaxing and rewarding, it’s a great way to keep your mind active and stimulated. What’s even better is that you don’t need to attend a class to do so. Whether you’ve always yearned to learn a new language, or explore your artistic leanings, the advent of technology means there are so many different ways to learn. We’ve got a mix of resources that you can enjoy online, print off for a loved one or use as an activity during a telephone conversation. Have fun exploring!
Learning a new language
Whether you learnt a language at school and want to brush up or you want to speak an entirely new tongue—from French to Hebrew and Hindi to Japanese—there’s plenty of ways to learn.
Keeping a journal
Whether you want to share your thoughts with future generations, sharpen your memory or process your emotions, keeping a journal will benefit both you and others.
Building a family tree
Knowing, recording and preserving your family history is an enjoyable thing to do, and will help your family know where they come from and deepen their roots.
Learning to write
Whether you aspire to write the greatest novel of all time, leave your legacy by writing your memoirs or dabble in poetry, we’ve got lots of resources to get you started.
Online cookery courses
Whether you’ve never stepped foot in the kitchen before, or you’re a fully fledged balabusta who wants to improve their skills, there are plenty of online cookery classes to choose from.
ONLINE ART CLASSES AND COURSES
Uncover hidden talents by learning how to draw and paint with this selection of virtual art classes. Who knows, you could be looking at the next Da Vinci!
Online knitting, crocheting and embroidery classes
Create beautiful gifts or pieces for your own home with these comprehensive classes for beginners.
Online photography classes
Cameras are a great tool when it comes to capturing meaningful moments. Learn how to take super sharp snaps with these tutorials, created with budding photographers in mind.