Virtual Creative Activities

Waltham Forest Council has commissioned lots of virtual creative activities for all ages which is being regularly updated here. 

Resource produced for London Borough of Culture 2019 can be found here including a wide range arts, environmental and history based topics.

Resources from William Morris Gallery and Vestry House Museum to support families with home schooling:

  • Digital versions of our popular weekend Family Days and under 5's

Creative Kids sessions

Just launched

Kehinde Wiley Activity Sheet See Yourself in the Frame

Kehinde Wiley Family Quiz Portrait Posers

Kehinde Wiley Learning Resource for Teachers and Educators

Coming up

May Day  - Special Family Day Live Activity on Friday 1 May with arts and crafts and May Day customs from across the world

Learn about May Day beforehand

VE Day: Friday 8 May Join in Vestry House Museum’s celebrations of 85th anniversary of the end of WW2 in Europe. Make all sorts of bunting to decorate your windows for an at home ‘Street Party. Activity details will be published on Tuesday 5 May to give time to get ready!

Details will be posted here and on social media

Scroll down the page to download pdfs of all sorts of topics, activity sheets with teachers’ ‘crib sheets’  linking to our schools’ sessions on Inspiration from Nature  and Investigating Pattern and more.  


Run your own block printing project developed with students by artist Anna Alcock during printing workshops at the William Morris Gallery. The project is a comprehensive, detailed and adaptable set of lessons designed to encourage successful and creative printmaking activities for Key Stages 1, 2 & 3, for the specialist and non-specialist teacher alike

Stories Told by William Morris: an literacy resource featuring images, stories and activities on Beauty and the Beast, St George and the Dragon, Sinbad the Sailor among others

Agitate; Educate; Organise: Citizenship learning resources on William Morris & campaigning.  These can be used at both primary and secondary levels

Ways of keeping in touch

An informal group to exchange ideas on cultural learning and support each other – We welcome educators from Waltham Forest and beyond (this is a revival  of the Cultural Learning Group set up some time ago!)

Welcome to the Forest: A Cultural Hub for Waltham Forest: