Display your work in #WMGFamilies and win a £10 gift card for the William Morris Gallery Shop
Every week over the summer holidays we’re awarding a £10 gift card to the young (under 18) creator of an artwork inspired by William Morris or the activities on this page. We’re looking for creativity, inventiveness and effort. Simply post images of the artwork on Instagram or on Twitter using the hashtag #WMGFamilies, and tag us too. If you're the winner, we'll contact you directly on social media with instructions on how to claim your prize. Get your entries online before 5pm each Friday. Good luck!
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Your financial support helps us to ensure that all families can continue to enjoy our popular arts and craft activities together. If you can afford to, please make a donation to support our Family Programme.
Free Family Activities
Family Day: Make A Woodland Scene
Video instructions for this activity with be premiered on Saturday 29 August at 1pm on the William Morris Gallery Facebook page.
Family Day: Relief Printing
Video instructions for this activity will be premiered on Saturday 1 August on the William Morris Gallery Facebook page.
Walthamstow Garden Party 2020 Family Activities
Three bird activities devised by artist Esther Neslen inspired by the theme of this year's virtual Walthamstow Garden Party: "In the air". Video instructions will be premiered on the William Morris Gallery Facebook Page on Saturdays 4, 11 and 18 July at 1pm, then archived so you can watch them again whenever you like.
Kehinde Wiley: The Yellow Wallpaper Activities
Family Day: Spirit of Holi
An easy marbling activity inspired by the fesival of Holi and the arrival of spring.
Creative Kids: Say It With Flowers
Make a colourful paper cup flower inspired by Morris's floral patterns. Ideal for under 5s.
Creative Kids: Easter Bunny Bonnet
Take inspiration from William Morris's Brother Rabbit pattern and make this charming bunny-ear bonnet. Ideal for under 5s.
Family Day Special, Easter 2020: Make Your Own Osterbaum
Make your own Easter Tree, or Osterbaum, inspired by William Morris's Willow Bough pattern.
Family Day Special, May Day 2020: May Day Crafts From Around The World
Video instructions for these activities are on the William Morris Gallery Facebook page.
Family Activity: Make Your Own Mini Garden
Make your own mini garden inspired by William Morris's love of nature.
Creative Kids: Make Your Own Cymbal
Inspired by one of Morris's stunning stained glass windows, we've shown you how to make your own cymbal at home.
Family Activity: Nature Suncatcher
Inspired by Morris & Co's stunning stained glass, we've shown you how to make a beautiful suncatcher.