These are stressful and challenging times at the moment. During all this uncertainty, we should not forget to be positive. We are going to help you with that by sharing interesting, uplifting and funny stories, images and tips with you that give you #OneSmileEachDay.
The International Festival of Animated Film is going online – for free
Interviews, moderations, live panels, short films as well as the award ceremony of various competitions are freely accessible on the livestream. Parts of the festival programme, such as the curated programme Animated Music Video, are also available on the site as a playlist. Further editorial contributions in text form such as comments and guest contributions complete the free area. https://www.itfs.de/en/programme/onlinefestival/
Our mental health and those of our children is greatly affected
What better way to address our mental health than with the help of an animal? This fox explains in details what you can and can’t control amid this COVID-19 crisis, helping you to relieve anxiety and stress and more.
Guggenheim museum: Online events and family tours
While the Guggenheim Museum is closed in response to coronavirus (COVID-19), it invites everyone to experience the Guggenheim from home and discover artists, exhibitions, and collections. There are workshops, such as sketching or art class, offered as well as family tours. https://www.guggenheim.org/calendar/event_date/2020-04-10
Inspiration for food and crafting
This collection has many fun and inspiring ideas for food and crafting for your family. The lockdown is the best time to try it out. Don’t hesitate to share your images. https://www.facebook.com/jsaispasquoifairejmennuie.marcmarie.3/photos
No more dull conference calls
Is your work time full of conference calls? This bingo will brighten it up for everyone! https://twitter.com/twisteddoodles/status/1243494691699654656
Cat sounds to comfort you
Animals are a good way to relieve stress or make our mind wonder. But during a lockdown it can be hard to see and engage with animals if you don’t have one. The zoos are closed and the neighbour cat is confined inside with her owner. So if you are in need of a cat’s loving purr, look no further: https://purrli.com/
Teach your child about Coronavirus
Parents are often questioning themselves how to teach their children about the Coronavirus. Here is an innovative game for you: See instructions here.
We are just at the start of our confinement, but you are already out of ideas how to spend the time, alone or with someone else? – Ever tried colouring? It is not only for kids. You can find here great templates for young and older adults, no colour in alone or together. https://twophotonart.com/pages/coloring-pages
Contemporary art and the lockdown
Wondering how others live during this lockdown? Have a look and see if you are lucky compared to them: https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=3102877143076480&substory_index=0&id=179531498744407
We love penguins.
We know this situation will end at some point. What will you do first? Whatever you do, keep your balance. It could be hard to walk after such a long time inside.