Virtual Creative Activities
27 April 2020
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
Kehinde Wiley Activity Sheet See Yourself in the Frame
Kehinde Wiley Family Quiz Portrait Posers
Kehinde Wiley Learning Resource for Teachers and Educators
May Day - Special Family Day Live Activity on Friday 1 May with arts and crafts and May Day customs from across the world
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
- William Morris Gallery Learning Resources for teachers.
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.
- Find good quality images relating to all the activities at Search the Collections
- Explore current and recent exhibitions relating to Morris and his work including Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus and Pop by Design: Danad Design 1958-62
- Our more extensive teacher packs are featured on the TES site (Time Educational Supplement)
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:
- Information about the LBWF’s Cultural Education Partnership and linked resources for teachers
- Follow the LBWF Cultural Education Partnership on Twitter
- The William Morris Gallery on the WMG Family Activities or #WMGfamilies