Boredom during the vacations?Using media time creatively

During the vacations, computers, tablets and smartphones are usually used more intensively than usual. But that doesn't have to be a bad thing, because after all, you can also be creative with these devices. Which camera setting is the right one? How do you edit videos and how do you animate games? Questions like these come up when you want to work creatively with media. With the right tools and info sites, you can quickly learn the most important tricks & and make the most of the vacation season creatively. This not only adds value to your own media experience, but also allows you to engage with media content in an informed and critical way. klicksafe presents recommendable offers.

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. 

Knipsclub 

On the Knipsclub photo platform, children can upload and view pictures in a protected environment. There are also lots of tips and tricks on the subject of photography to discover.

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.