Resources to inspire children and young people to create
Art teacher Sarah demonstrates easy ways for children to get creative during lockdown using ordinary household resources.
Artist and secondary teacher Julie Howard has created these downloadable activities to inspire children of all ages to create art using household objects. There are six themed worksheets, each with an extension, with no expensive materials required.
Alphabet art worksheet
Alphabet art extension
Cardboard relief worksheet
Cardboard relief extension
Continuous lines worksheet
Continuous lines extension
Soap carving worksheet
Soap carving extension
For families wanting to brush up on their creative skills, artist and teacher Rachel Veldtman has been uploading videos to her YouTube channel, TartanZebra Creativity.
Her videos include a tutorial on printing with Sellotape, using regular household items:
And a beginner’s guide to drawing using perspective, a key skill for any budding artist:
Fun creative activities for families learning outside of school.