Museums Sheffield from Home: Creative Ideas for Families

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To help with the home schooling, we’ve brought together some of the highlights from our regular #MondayMakes series of creative activities for families. Make your own mammoth from a milk carton, have a go a creating an Op Art masterpiece and more.

Make an Anglo-Saxon Helmet

Make your own Anglo-Saxon helmet inspired by the amazing 14,000 year old Benty Grange Helmet in the city’s Archaeology collection.

Make Brilliant Bunting 

Learn how to make some brilliant bunting to celebrate all the things that are important to you.

Make a Dolls' House

Sheffield has some spectacular dolls' houses in its museum collections. Have a go at creating your own version of a mini mansion or cosy cottage. 

Make an Op Art Masterpiece 

Create art that plays tricks on the eyes inspired by one of the most popular paintings in the city’s Visual Art collection, Bridget Riley’s Rise.

Make a Milk Bottle Mammoth

Turn a plastic milk bottle into a Woolly Mammoth like the ones that used to roam Sheffield. 


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