Reception (ages 4-5+)

Website resources for learners in reception / P1+


National Museums Scotland

National Museums Scotland have some great resources for home learning to encourage children and young people to continue to explore their collections from home.

Kate Noble. NSEAD Council, Research Associate, Fitzwilliam Museum


Leeds Museums & Galleries

Leeds Museums have a range of creative ideas, craft activities, videos and online learning resources to bring the museums and galleries into the home or school . 

Kate Noble. NSEAD Council, Research Associate, Fitzwilliam Museum


Draw with Rob Biddulph

Rob Biddulph, is an illustrator author. Bob says ‘Everyone can draw’ and he shows you how! Rob has posted some draw-along videos that parents and carers can watch with their children and, hopefully, make their own pictures too. You can draw along and send Rob the results using the hashtag #DrawWithRob


The Artful Parent

This is a page of ideas from The Artful Parent website. It is aimed at teachers as well as parents. Many of the activities are easily resourced, fun, and accessible for younger children. There is also a connected YouTube channel.

Dr Emese Hall, Primary Education Senior Lecturer and Vice-President of NSEAD


Keeping Creative at Home: How to get moving with dance

Choreographer and artist Shermaine Slocombe offers this easy and fun way to create an original dance performance for the whole family using your home or garden and a few simple materials.

Juliet Alcaraz, secondary art teacher, NSEAD council member


Down, up, down, up.

Goldsmiths CCA ran DOWN, UP, DOWN, UP; a social social-distancing school which provided creative learning activities in response to the initial Covid-19 school closures. Tasks were posted on the project’s Instagram @down_up_down_up and focus on simple things do at home with limited everyday materials.


BBC Bitesize

A range of BBC clips themed by discipline, visual & tactile elements; Media and materials; Inspiration and investigation; Design Activities