VG&M at Home - Activities for Adults

We understand that you may not always be able to visit us in person. This section will have a wide range of resources for you to download wherever you are.

 

Colouring Sheets

For a moment of mindfulness, download and print out our colouring sheets.
Can't print at home? There are lots of different apps you can download that will enable you to colour our templates at home. From your phone/tablet, simply screenshot the PDF templates below and then open them on the app of your choosing. Don't forget to show us what you've created by tagging us on social media and using the hashtag #VGMatHome.

We tried You Doodle & SketchBook apps.

VG&M Mosaic Colouring Sheet

VG&M Shell Colouring Sheet

VG&M Stained Glass Window Colouring Sheet

VG&M Tile Colouring Sheet

 

Jigsaws

If you can't access the activity trolley in the Tate Hall museum - we will bring some of the activities to you!
We have a few VG&M inspired jigsaws for you to try and there are different difficulty levels for you to try:

Level - Easy (20 - 30 pieces)
Patterns 
Architecture
Exterior VG&M

Level - Intermediate (50 - 60 pieces)

Architecture
Patterns
VG&M Exterior

Level - Difficult (around 200 pieces)
VG&M Challenges (timed)

Photography Tutorials


Clone your pet or clone yourself!

Cloning

Learn how to clone yourself in our first photography tutorial (Instructions)

Watch the YouTube video.

Tag us in your photos on social media using #VGMatHome

Cloning Fakeation

Visitor Service Team Fakeation Photos

Do you wish you were somewhere else right now? In our second tutorial we want you to fake it and have a fakeation (vacation) wherever you want to visit in the world. Follow the steps in the Fakeation Cloning Turorial Instructions or watch our YouTube video and then tag your fakeation creations on social media with the hashtags #VGMatHome #Fakeation #WishIWasThere. 

Photo art with oil and water

Photography using Oil and Water

Create stunning photographs using just oil and water - an easy project to do from the comfort of your own home! Watch our YouTube video and then don't forget to send in you photographs to #VGMatHome.

 

Photo art with bubbles

Bubble Art Photography

Create beautiful bubble art using a few items that you'll find around the home such as washing up liquid and water. Watch our YouTube video and tag us in your photographs #VGMatHome.

 

Join along on YouTube

We have a few fun craft videos for you to try on our YouTube Channel


Create a rainbow for your window at home by watching our YouTube Video.
We've used card for our rainbow design but you can do anything you want to.
Don't forget to show us what you've done #VGMatHome.

 Paint rocks for the Foundation Stones Project

The VG&M is proud to be a part of the Foundation Stones at Home project. Stones from across the United Kingdom will be laid within the foundations of the new UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre in London and you are invited to paint a rock with whatever materials you have at home and join the Foundation Stones at Home Project. 
Watch our YouTube video and download the instructions and don't forget to tag us on social media too #VGMatHome.

 

Inspired by the rabbit on our fireplace in gallery 2 you can now make your own chocolate bunny in our YouTube video.
Feel free to use any moulds that you have to hand, this video is just an example of how to assemble your chocolate sculptures. Don't forget to show us your creations on social media #VGMatHome.

 

 Daffodil by John Randall Bratby (1928–1992)

'Daffodil' by John Randall Bratby (1928–1992)

Inspired by one of the spring paintings from our collection, watch our YouTube video and make some spring jewellery out of clay that you bake in the oven.
This video is just for ideas, you can make the daffodil shapes without needing the jewellery backings and you can then use the models to decorate a vase or a photo frame for example!
Don't forget to show us your creations on social media #VGMatHome.

 

Sloth outside Tate Hall Museum 

Inspired by the Sloth outside our museum, make your very own origiami sloth to hang up at home. Watch our YouTube video and tag us #VGMatHome when you've made your critter.

 Stained Glass Window VG&M

Inspired by the stained glass windows at the VG&M, create your own stained glass objects at home using recycled glass jars, mugs, mirrors or whatever you have to hand. Watch the Youtube video and don't forget to tag your creation on social media #VGMatHome

 

Twilight Dreams by Arthur Rackham

Inspired by 'Twilight Dreams' by Arthur Rackham, make your own light up fairy house for your home or garden. All you need for this craft is a recycled glass jar with lid and some oven baked clay. There is also a video for the kids so that they can make their own jar using paints. Watch our YouTube video and don't forget to tag your creation on social media #VGMatHome.

 

Inspired by the artwork on display at the VG&M, create your own edible artwork using biscuits and icing. Watch our YouTube video and tag your edible creations on social media #VGMatHome.

 

Shell Tiles from Gallery 1

Inspired by the shell tiles in the VG&M, make your own Chocolate Seashell Truffles! You can also make chocolate truffle balls if you don't have any moulds at home, watch our YouTube video for inspiration and tag us in your yummy creations #VGMatHome.

 

Inspired by our ceramics collection, paint your own ceramic tea stand ready for an Afternoon tea! Watch our YouTube video for inspiration and then by using paint pens, create a design of your choosing on any crockery you may have at home it could be mugs, a tea pot or a cake stand! Tag us in your photos so we can see what you've made! #VGMatHome