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Booking information

£2.50 per participating child, adults free.
Activities are designed for families with children aged 3+.

About this event

Come and explore exciting art techniques and materials as a family and create something fabulous to take home inspired by our collections.

Please note that this activity requires at least one adult for every four participating children in a group.                                              

January

  • Sat 4 Jan: Paper Bag Bird Puppets – Be inspired by the birds in our gardens and create your own fun feathery bird puppet
  • Sat 11 Jan: Paper Bag Bird Puppets – Be inspired by the birds in our gardens and create your own fun feathery bird puppet
  • Sat 18 Jan: Chinese Dragons - Celebrate Chinese Year of the Rat by making a fantastic Chinese Dragon Toy
  • Sat 25 Jan: Chinese Dragons - Celebrate Chinese Year of the Rat by making a fantastic Chinese Dragon Toy

February

  • Sat 1 Feb: Make an Otter Family - celebrate World Wetlands Day by creating a toy otter and its baby, then make somewhere for them to swim
  • Sat 8 Feb: Make an Otter Family - celebrate World Wetlands Day by creating a toy otter and its baby, then make somewhere for them to swim
  • Sat 15  Feb: Permian Monster Dioramas - create a miniature scene from the Period period (the time before dinosaurs) then create an animal to live there
  • Sat 22 Feb: Permian Monster Dioramas - create a miniature scene from the Period period (the time before dinosaurs) then create an animal to live there
  • Sat 29 Feb: Mardi Gras Carnival Masks - join us to make and decorate a fabulously colourful mask to celebrate Mardi Gras

March

  • Sat 7 Mar: Mardi Gras Carnival Masks - join us to make and decorate a fabulously colourful mask to celebrate Mardi Gras 
  • Sat 14 Mar: Recycled Bird Feeders - celebrate World Recycling Day by turning an old juice carton into a fantastic bird feeder       

April

  • Sat 4 Apr: Recycled Bird Feeders - celebrate World Recycling Day by turning an old juice carton into a fantastic bird feeder  
  • Sat 18 Apr: Spring Bird Nests - create a cosy nest and some little bird friends to live in it

May

  • Sat 2 May: Spring Bird Nests - create a cosy nest and some little bird friends to live in it
  • Sat 9 May: Swimming Turtle Puppets - celebrate World Turtle Day by making your own brilliant turtle puppet, then take it for a 'swim' around the museum
  • Sat 23 May: Swimming Turtle Puppets - celebrate World Turtle Day by making your own brilliant turtle puppet, then take it for a 'swim' around the museum