We've put together some great learning activities for you to download and do in your spare time with your family and friends, as an extra way to help you collect credits for your Passport.
We'll be adding new activities to this page all the time, so watch this space!
It's time for another Children's University Scotland Autumn Challenge! Try lots of fun, free activities and collect some credits while you do!
This challenge is all about getting creative while you get smart! Learning through creative activities is fun, helps us learn, and has lots of benefits for our emotional and mental health.
Remember, you can take part in our seasonal challenges in the October holidays and beyond...at weekends, lunchtimes and after school all the way up until our Winter challenge becomes available just before the Christmas holidays.
World Mental Health Day Challenge
Did you know - World Mental Health day was on the 10th of October? We all have mental health, and world mental health day reminds us that it's important to learn about mental health, so we can help ourselves and others stay healthy and happy. Try our three World Mental Health Day activities, where you can make a playlist with the world's first emoji powered jukebox, learn how mindfulness can help you stay calm and focused, and make a plan for when you need to talk - and collect a credit for each activity!
Collecting your credits
Search 'Autumn Challenge' in Aspire or the E-Passport to find the full list of activities. You'll need to show your activity to a teacher to get your Passport signed, then you can log your credit online.
Are you up for the challenge? Click to download our Autumn Challenge now!
Fancy getting active, improving your skills, learning lots and having fun along the way? Download our FREE Summer activity challenge now!
This challenge is all about trying new activities and being active both physically and mentally, taking care of our health and well-being, and finding fun ways to keep learning throughout the holidays. You'll gain a credit for every single activity you take part in - try to get three in a row and check the rows off as you go!
Remember, you can take part in our seasonal challenges in the Summer holidays and beyond...at weekends, lunchtimes and after school.
Discover the Past Competition
This year we have an extra special competition as part of our Summer Challenge, thanks to our friends at Historic Environment Scotland. We're looking for a CU Scotland member to be our Historical Learning Ambassador, and we want you to visit lots of historical learning destinations and keep us updated about what you've been doing, seeing and learning there - so others can find out about these brilliant Learning Destinations. If you're picked as our ambassador, you'll also win Historic Scotland membership for your family for a year - that's free entry for two adults and up to six children to all Historic Scotland venues for a whole year! To be in with a chance of winning, you'll need to complete all three 'Discover the Past' activities from this year's summer challenge, and send your evidence to us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or by post: Discover the Past Competition, Children's University Scotland, 21 Castle Street (2nd Floor), Edinburgh, EH2 3DN. Please send us your entries no later than 1st of September 2018. Good luck!
Collecting your credits
Search 'Summer Challenge' in Aspire or the E-Passport to find the full list of activities. You'll need to show your activity to a teacher to get your Passport signed, then you can log your credit online.
Are you up for the challenge? Click to download our Summer Challenge now!
Collect a credit for doing 3 Random Acts of Kindness!
Lots of you took part in our Random Acts of Kindness activity in our Autumn and Spring activity challenges, we were so impressed with your stories of kindness we decided to make it an activity of its own.
All you need to do is do 3 acts of kindness and tell us about them in the spaces in the worksheet, then show your teacher your completed sheet to get your Passport signed or stamped. Once you've completed three acts of kindness, collect a credit on Aspire or the E-Passport
Not sure what to do? There are some ideas on the worksheet, and you can find lots more at: www.randomactsofkindess.org/kindness-ideas.
Did you know - doing kind acts can help you get healthier and happier? Be sure to check out page 2 of the worksheet where you can find out all about the benefits of kindness.
Click the image to download the challenge sheet now!
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This brand new work sheet is designed to help you prove you know about Money Matters.Download