House of Illustration Activities

These are activities that can easily done at home.

Painted collage creatures

Expressing emotion in pictures

Botanical illustrations

Atmospheric buildings

Pencil skills

Make your own story tile game

BBC resources

BBC Teach Art & Design KS1 & KS2

Artist Emma Majury demonstrates some basic artistic techniques in the realms of drawing, painting, photography, printing, collage, and sculpture.

BBC Bitesize KS1

BBC Bitesize KS2

The BBC Bitesize site has links to various videos and activities linked to the KS2 Art & Design Curriculum.

Galleries

Tate Kids

The Tate Gallery has a range of information and activities linked to a diverse range of artists.  There are even games and quizzes for you to try.

The National Gallery

The National Gallery has put together a range of activities based on paintings in the collection.

Food Technology

Learning about food is part of the Design & Technology curriculum that can be taught at home.  Cooking is an essential life-skill that is part of your daily routine and the perfect context for children to use maths in a practical way.

BBC Bitesize KS1 DT

BBC Bitesize KS2 DT