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The Art Room

The Art Room

The Art Room is a programme that uses art to support children and young people's wellbeing and mental health.

Through creative expression, children and young people can explore their feelings, identity and relationships.

We help children and young people grow in confidence and develop the social skills they need to engage in learning and thrive in life.

Place2Be's Art Room team have developed a series of creative resources for teachers and parents or carers to use with children. Our Activities from The Art Room offer creative projects that can help children and adults during lockdown to nurture their relationship whilst having fun making art together.

Pupils who didn’t have faith in themselves and never put their hands up are now excited to shout about what they’ve achieved. I always ring-fence The Art Room in my budget - it’s a small price to pay for the effect they have on the lives of my children. Head Teacher

Changes to the Art Room service 

In 2019 Place2Be carried out a business review of The Art Room service, which concluded that in its original format, the service had limited accessibility and was not financially sustainable.

We are excited to develop more accessible and affordable ways for The Art Room’s work to support children and young people in the future.

Whilst we cannot currently offer face-to-face group interventions, we are developing Creative Wellbeing Projects for schools- a new digital provision designed and developed by Art Room practitioners. Teachers will be provided with session guides and videos to deliver the projects in their classes which will culminate in a collaborative artwork display, helping to nurture the school community.

Activities from The Art Room

During the lockdown period, the team created a series of free projects for primary aged children to make at home or school together with parents, carers or teachers. The creative projects can help adults and children to nurture their relationship whilst having fun making art together. Learn more about our Activities from The Art Room.

Find out more

Get in touch using our enquiries form or by emailing: theartroom@place2be.org.uk

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