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Art at Home

Take a look at some of the ways you can get involved with Art at home...


Early Years Foundation Stage:


Draw with Rob Biddulph

Rob Biddulph, is an illustrator author. Bob says ‘Everyone can draw’ and he shows you how! During this period whilst children are at home, Rob will be posting some draw-along videos that parents and carers can watch with their children and, hopefully, make their own pictures too. You can draw along and send Rob the results using the hashtag #DrawWithRob


Craft for Home School

Hands-on making activities for home school, from Early Years to Key Stage 5. With materials and space at a premium for lots of families, the activities require minimal resources. Activities from Early Years through to Key Stage 2 are designed for adults and children to do together; those for Key Stage 3 and above can be done by pupils independently. Share what you make with Crafts Council using #EverydayMaking and #GetCreativeAtHome


The Artful Parent

This is a page of ideas from The Artful Parent website. It is aimed at teachers as well as parents. Many of the activities are easily resourced, fun, and accessible for younger children. There is also a connected YouTube channel.


Keeping Creative at Home: How to get moving with dance

Choreographer and artist Shermaine Slocombe offers this easy and fun way to create an original dance performance for the whole family using your home or garden and a few simple materials.

Juliet Alcaraz, secondary art teacher, NSEAD council member


Down, up, down, up.

Goldsmiths CCA is currently running DOWN, UP, DOWN, UP; a social social-distancing school which provides creative learning activities in response to Covid-19 school closures. Tasks are posted on the project’s Instagram @down_up_down_up every week and focus on simple things do at home with limited everyday materials.


BBC Bitesize

A range of BBC clips themed by discipline, visual & tactile elements; Media and materials; Inspiration and investigation; Design Activities


Key Stages 1 and 2:

Noel Fielding's Art Club and @FieldmiceArt

Every day, Noel Fielding's Art Club is encouraging people to post their artistic efforts on Twitter and every day Fielding and his friends will pick a winner. This is open to people of all ages.


Royal Institute of British Architects resources/learning-at-home 

RIBA have created a set of engaging and easy to use resources for people of all ages and interests to explore architecture from home. Some of them will develop your skills or teach you something new about architecture, some you can do together as a group and some all you need is your imagination. Activities separated in to 'Learning at home' and 'Curriculum based activities'.


Arts and Culture

This is an amazing resource for all sorts of things, from virtual museum tours, to exploring artists and their work, to sourcing contextual referencing for projects. It is an amazing for research for KS2-Post 16.

Dr Rachel Payne, Senior Lecturer in Art Education, President NSEAD


We are Teachers

We are Teachers have compiled '40 Kindergarten Art Projects That Inspire Creativity in Every Student’. There are links to a range of other websites with full details for the projects, which can be adapted for older learners.

Dr Emese Hall, Primary Education Senior Lecturer and Vice-President of NSEAD


Tate Kids

Tate's website has ideas for making, quizzes and games, facts and videos about artists, art movements


Museum of London Archaeology - Inventive Vents

MOLA are asking families to take up the Inventive Vents Challenge: design their own ventilation shaft and draw, paint, collage or make a model of their idea. There are also resources for extending the project and taking a more in-depth look at the history of underground London.


Culture Street

There are 4 ‘channels’ to choose from: art, museum, books, stage. It includes: ‘workshop’ and ‘have a go’ sections with ideas for exploring and making, a showcase gallery, and plenty of information and videos on a wide range of artists.


BBC Bitesize

A range of BBC clips themed by discipline, visual & tactile elements; Media and materials; Inspiration and investigation; Design Activities.


Cassie Stevens

This is the website of super dynamic US elementary art teacher Cassie Stevens. Here you can find lots of links to resources including YouTube videos, with step-by-step guidance for different art, craft and design projects.


Craft Club – Origami challenge

The Crafts Council introduce origami and how to make a march hare.


Craft Club – Finger knitting

The Crafts Council introduce finger knitting with two strands 2 strand.


Access Art resources for home learners

Access Art have collated art resources to use at home. They also share a collection of visual arts learning resources for teachers and educators – aimed at primary phase upwards.


Paul Carney Arts

Paul provides art, craft and design lesson, ideas and resources, many of which are now open access.


Magic Lantern

Magic Lantern is an educational charity that runs interactive art history workshops. During Lockdown period they have created lesson notes and resources to encourage children to explore art and art history.