The use of digital media opens up numerous possibilities: You can getinformation ,communicate with others and beentertained . But media also offer the chance to express oneself creatively and discover one's own talents. This includes, for example, producing films, podcasts, radio plays or texts oneself. Through active engagement , positive media experiences are created and one's own media competence is expanded.
Parents can discover creative media offerings together with their children. They can take photos, record and edit videos, or create their own radio plays. This is not only fun, but also creates discussion spaces for media use and offers added value for the children's own media experience. At school, media can be used to present ideas audiovisually. Creative use of images and sound can be approached in lessons and on project days. In the process, children and young people learn about the functioning of media and at the same time learn how to use media production for their own purposes.
Medienbox NRW: The toolbox for your topic in sound and vision
With the Medienbox NRW young people and all citizens* can learn basic techniques in media production. Whether for a school project or for leisure, Medienbox NRW offers free, interactive learning opportunities and teaches the basics of audio and audiovisual content production.
Do-it-yourself ideas from Handysektor
Handcraft your own cell phone cases, improve your everyday life with hacks, or live out your creative streak with movie apps - Handysektor's "Do it yourself" section offers many different ideas for making your everyday life more creative.
JFF - Institute for Media Education
The JFF children's site offers many child-friendly instructions and explanatory videos for creating your own media projects. The instructions can also be filtered by different age categories (from 3, from 6 and from 9 years). In this way, you can find the right offer for every age group. It is also worthwhile to browse the website further. Here you'll find lots of tips for parents and other ideas for creative media use.