June 2010 Half-term with the Under Fives

BRITISH MUSEUM

WEST AFRICAN WONDER

Tue June 1st – Fri June 4th, 11:00 – 4:00pm, Great Court

Come to the Museum and explore West African culture through music, storytelling, craftwork and games.  Activities will vary throughout the week.

Free, drop in

NATIONAL GALLERY

MAGIC CARPET STORYTELLING

Tue June 1st – Sat June 5th, 11:30 – noon, Education Centre Foyer

30 minute story session focusing on one of the amazing paintings in the gallery

FREE, limited spaces allocated on arrival 

VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM

DROP-IN DESIGN SPECIAL: CARDBORAD CONSTRUCTIONS

Tue June 1st – Fri June 4th, 10:30 – 12:30 & 2:00 – 5:00pm, Art Studio & Lunchroom, Sackler Centre

Help design and build an adventurous architectural environment.  Use cardboard boxes and recycled materials to construct an exciting place to play.

Free, all ages welcome

TATE BRITAIN

ART TOLLEY HALF-TERM

Tue June 1st – Fri June 4th, 11.00 – 5:00pm

Visit and discover imaginative and weird and wonderful materials.  You can build a sculpture, draw something that catches your eye or create a collage. 

Free, all ages

HORNIMAN MUSEUM

FAMILY ART FUN

Tue June 1st – Fri June 10th, 11:00 – 3:30pm

Join the fun in the school holidays for creative drop-in sessions.  Celebrate festivals and the changing seasons through art and craft.

Free, ages 3+, drop in

DISCOVERY FOR ALL

How sharp are a shark’s teeth?  How do you wear a sari? Have you ever played a West African thumb piano?  Explore thousands of real objects from around the world in these special sessions.

Free, 3+

Tue June 1st – Fri June 10th, 1:30 – 3:00pm & 3:30 – 5:00 pm

MUSEUM OF LONDON

VICTORIAN TOYS AND GAMES

What did children in Victorian London play with?  Play with real Victorian toys and your own to take home.

Ages 3+, drop in

Tue June 1st, 12:30 – 2:00pm & 2:30 – 4:00pm

MY VICTORIAN PUPPET

What did rich and poor children wear in Victorian times?  Come and have fun finding out by making your very own puppet.

Wed June 2nd; 11:0 0 – 11:30; 12:00 – 12:30 & 2:30 – 3:00pm

Ages 2+, tickets allocated on arrival

V & A MUSEUM OF CHILDHOOD

THE SECRET LIVES OF TOYS: HIDDEN TOYS TRAIL

Hunt for clues around the Museum for the chance to win a goody bag (winners announced at 4:00pm).

Tue June 1st – Fri June 4th; 10:30, 11:15 and noon

Free, drop-in ages 3-8 accompanied by parent or carer

THE SECRET LIVES OF TOYS: ARTS SMARTS

Tue June 1st – Fri June 4th, 2:00 – 4:0 pm

Come and create a disguise of your own at our arts and crafts table.

Free, drop-in ages 3-8 accompanied by parent or carer

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