The Art Room at Home

The Art Room at Home

With many children not in school due to coronavirus, our specialist Art Room team have created a series of projects for primary aged children to make at home together with parents, carers, other family members, and even teachers.

At Place2Be we believe that art is a creative tool to develop resilience and connect with others. Our Art Room team are specialists in using art to enhance children and young people’s wellbeing.

The Art Room at Home projects will help adults and children to make something together, and will support the wellbeing of both the child and their adults. Each project is designed to be made over the course of a week.

The aim of these projects are for you to encourage your child to create something they want to make. By supporting them on their artistic journey we hope that you can celebrate their creativity together.

Trees artwork

Project 6: Calm

This project offers space to notice and explore feelings of worry. The four creative activities encourage children to spot, settle, soothe and share their worries so these feelings do not become overwhelming.

DOWNLOAD PROJECT 6 (PDF 2.6MB)

Colours artwork

Project 5: Colours

This project offers the opportunity to explore colour in relation to our experiences. We can use colour to help us make sense of how we're feeling, who we are and the world we live in.

DOWNLOAD PROJECT 5 (PDF 1.5MB)

Gracie and her project

Project 4: River to Sea

This project, launched in partnership with BAFTA Kids, is a chance for children to think about their time at primary school, and the changes ahead as they ‘sail’ into secondary or high school.

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penguin craft

Project 3: Animal Homes

This project playfully explores what makes home a comfortable, safe and fun place for your child. Animals find brilliant ways to build their homes even when the world around them is changing. 

DOWNLOAD PROJECT 3 (PDF 1.3 MB)

Planets mobile

Project 2: Space

This Space project offers an opportunity to explore themes of isolation and connection. There are three activity ideas in this project - you could make one, or all three!

DOWNLOAD PROJECT 2 (PDF 12.7MB)

Seasons Tree

Project 1: Seasons

This Seasons Tree project can offer you and your child some creative respite, and is a gentle way for families to explore the theme of change.

DOWNLOAD PROJECT 1 (PDF 10.8MB)

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