10 Ways to Make Revision Fun in Learning

Studying doesn’t have to be boring...

1) Reward Yourself

Place rewards in every ten pages in your textbook - especially with your favourite chocolate.

Revision notes with four bars of chocolate between the pages

2) Listen to Music

Play some of your favourite playlists - or make a new one up on Spotify. You could also check ours out for inspo!

Dog listening to music while reading

3) Get ‘Appy

'SQA My Study Plan' and 'Quizlet Flashcards' are great apps that help you get organised Search for them on your App Store!

Playing a game on phone while hiding it in a book

4) Be Creative

Doodle, colour, and highlight your notes to remember key points. Hang your artwork around your room to refresh your memory!

Drawing of a jellyfish using the word  'jellyfish' as the body

5) Text Your Friends

If you’re finding you can’t keep away from your phone, start up a chat where you text your friends facts you’re trying to learn.

Boy texting and pointing at his phone

6) Watch a Movie

This may look like procrastination, but it totally counts if you watch films and documentaries on the subject you are revising.

George from Seinfeld eating popcorn in front of the TV

7) Give Yourself a Break

Study for a couple hours and treat yourself by checking Snapchat, grabbing a bowl of ice cream, or going for a quick nap (Bonus points: Sleeping after studying helps you better retain information!)

Stitch from Lilo and Stitch goes to bed

8) Warm Up Those Vocal Chords

Make up a rhyme or song that helps you learn the facts.

Anna Kendrick sings and dances in a dressing room

9) Get Ready to Dance

Being active or making up dance routines can help you remember key areas you are trying to learn while also keeping yourself healthy.

Characters from Orange is the New Black dance

10) Laughing

Read your notes out loud in a funny accent - this helps to remember information and you’ll always have the memory of laughing with your friends (we love the Australian accent!)

Two minions laughing

Head back to the Exams page for more support during revision time!