Before we start, I'd like you to choose three things.
It doesn't matter what three things you choose.
Each might be an animal, a concept or place. Or a person, a brand and a point in time. Or a word, weather and a feeling.
IT DOESN'T MATTER WHAT THEY ARE!
And you can change them at any time, or have more than three.
With lots of the exercises, you will need some raw materials to work on, images, sounds, texts, data so let's go get three random ideas. Your chosen things can be anything. You might already have three things you want to work with, great, but if not let's use these random sites to magically bring three things to you.
USE THE RANDOM TOOLS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE TO HELP YOU.
If you have decided on three things, if you want you can use these resource sites to go and collect some pictures and sounds etc.
16,000 BBC sound effects for personal, educational or research purposes.
A collection of thousands of free to read and use texts, from Trump's inaugural speech to Alice in Wonderland.
Europeana provides access to millions of books, music, artworks and more – with sophisticated search and filter tools to help you find what you’re looking for.
There are the tools that might provide some things you'd like to work with.
Generates a number of random animals for you. If you dig around, it can also generate places, flags, food and lots more.
Creative writing prompt tools
Generate random words to use as a creative prompts
Random concepts to help with creativity. Amazing what you can make with just three words