We've created a range of learning resources to help you explore our collection in lockdown.

These fun activities use different objects to encourage active looking and creative responses, ranging from drawing and modelling to writing and photo challenges. Designed for children aged 6-11 and their families.

Make and Draw Activities

Create your own salt dough Palissy plate with our Creepy-Crawly Crockery activity.

Give your pottery a Rococo makeover with our Digital Decorations activity.

Get creative with your friends using our Describe and Draw activity inspired by a Sèvres porcelain inkstand.

Cut out and colour your own knights on horseback and play our Tabletop Tournament jousting game.

Create your own Dutch dancers with our Shadow Puppets activity.

Be inspired by Rembrandt and practice your drawing skills with our Exploring Light and Dark activity.

Get creative with our festive Wrapping Paper People drawing activity.

Look and Write Activities

Imagine your own princely story with our Prince for a Day writing challenge.

Practice your curatorial skills with our Measure for Measure activity.

See how well you know the Rococo with our Colours of Boucher activity.

Using our only fresco fragment and your imagination, write your own version of Cicero’s Story.

Two paper jousting horses on a desk
Cutout jousting figures on a tabletop