Show.me.uk - the children's section of the 24 Hour Museum.
Pick a topic
News
Games and Fun
Places to go
show and tell
Get in touch
Parents
Teachers
About Us
The Big Draw

  Webby Awards Nominee logo

  The British Academy Award is based on a design by Mitzi Cunliffe
Show.me.uk - the children's section of the 24 Hour Museum. Show.me.uk - the children's section of the 24 Hour Museum. April 16 2014
Accessibility | Site Map
We show you cool stuff from the UK's museums and galleries
Home > Topic > Art and Design
Text to go in here
Text to go in here
games and fun

The Wheel of Life

The Wheel of Life

Explore the Buddhist Wheel of Life in this amazing painting and create your own Wheel of Life. From CLEO and Andy Weber

SHOW.ME »


Make Do and Mend

Make Do and Mend

Make your own online recycled puppet from firstsite.

SHOW.ME »


Making Ganesh

Making Ganesh

Create the Hindu elephant god Ganesh. From Cleo.

SHOW.ME »


Draw the Buddha's Face

Draw the Buddha's Face

Use a grid to help you draw the Buddha's face. From Cleo.

SHOW.ME »


Trees and Tides

Trees and Tides

Get arty in the woods or on the beach with Trees and Tides from ArtisanCam.

SHOW.ME »


Slip Decorator

Slip Decorator

Make and decorate a plate and see it fired. from ArtisanCam.

SHOW.ME »


Super Action Comic Maker

Super Action Comic Maker

Choose and pose your action hero then write your own comic. From ArtisanCam.

SHOW.ME »


Games Gallery

Games Gallery

Loads of arty games - will you be quick enough to get on the high score board? Made for you by ArtisanCam's KidZone.

SHOW.ME »


Learning Through Landscapes

Learning About Landscapes

This fab art site will bring out the artist in you. From Birmingham Museums and Art Gallery.

SHOW.ME »


Design A Room

Design A Room

Choose a room - Tudor, Victorian or Modern - and go decorating crazy in this design game from the Geffrye Museum Kids' Zone.

SHOW.ME »


The Adventures of Tintin at Sea

The Adventures of Tintin at Sea

Find out about the art of cartoons, play games and explore Hergé's studio in this fab mini-site from the National Maritime Museum.

SHOW.ME »


Make-a-Flake

Make-a-Flake

Make your own snowflake online with this interactive on the Woodlands Trust website.

SHOW.ME »


Design Your Tile

Design A Tile

This fantastic arty site based on Arts and Crafts designs will keep you busy for hours. From the V&A Museum.

SHOW.ME »


screenshot from the jewellery designer game

Jewellery Designer

Design your own bracelets and brooches, display them in the online gallery or see them worn by celebrities. From ArtisanCam.

SHOW.ME »

Explore Lino-Printing With Edward Bawden

Create your own lino prints and posters in this fab activity from ArtisanCam.

SHOW.ME »


Faces

My Faces

A simple art tool for making face pictures. See if you can find the portraits to inspire you... From my Learning.

SHOW.ME »


Noisy Paintings

Noisy Paintings

Choose a picture then make lots and lots of noise... from The National Gallery.

SHOW.ME »


Schiaparelli For Kids!

Schiaparelli For Kids!

Why was this fashion designer so shocking? Go to the star to play games and find out. From Philadelphia Museum of Art.

SHOW.ME »


Memento Mori

Memento Mori

Match the symbols, solve the riddles and win the race - this one's a real challenge. From Tate.

SHOW.ME »


Design A Coat Of Arms

Design A Coat Of Arms

Ever fancied having your own family shield? Here's your chance to get creative. From V&A.

SHOW.ME »


The Amazing Mask Adventure

The Amazing Mask Adventure

Explore masks from around the world, design your own, even learn Sinhalese in this great mini-site from Tyne and Wear Museums.

SHOW.ME »


Hercules

Hercules

Explore the stories and the statues, from Show Me and Access Art.

SHOW.ME »


Fun With Animal Materials

Fun With Animal Materials

Art made from animals? Have a play with this arty game to find out more. From Museum Network.

SHOW.ME »


Face It!

Face It!

Explore famous portraits and create your own, in this game from Show Me and the National Portrait Gallery.

SHOW.ME »


Sketching Symmetry

Sketching Symmetry

Doodle and draw with this groovy sketcher to make crazy symmetrical patterns. From Techniquest.

SHOW.ME »


My Imaginary City from Tate Kids

My Imaginary City

In this game from Tate Kids you can invent your own city - what would yours be like?

SHOW.ME »


Cabinet of Curiosity

V&A's Families Online

There are several fab little games in this section of the V&A website. Go to 'Games Gallery' to find them and have fun...

SHOW.ME »


The Case of the Mysterious Object

The Case of the Mysterious Object

What can you find out about this sculpture? From Tate.

SHOW.ME »


The Gallery Game

The Gallery Game

Paintings that make noises... strange. From The Victoria Art Gallery.

SHOW.ME »


Create A Tartan

Create A Tartan

This simple site lets you create your own tartan patterns online and then send them to your friends. From V&A.

SHOW.ME »


Red, Yellow, Blue

Red, Yellow, Blue

Play with colour in this fun site for the under-sevens from AccessArt.

SHOW.ME »


How to make an easy origami lotus flower

How to make an easy origami lotus flower

Try this easy video step-by-step guide from CLEO and learn what the lotus meant to Ancient Egyptians..

SHOW.ME »


Computer art collage fun

How to make an art collage on the computer

A great school project idea or just for fun. CLEO shows you how to make a computer collage picture with free Pixlr software.

SHOW.ME »


Easy Christmas activities: cards and decorations

Easy Christmas decorations for kids to make

Here are some we made earlier to inspire you.

SHOW.ME »


Make and do ideas for Children's Art Day 2010

Make and do ideas for Children's Art Day 2010

Use things from round the house for camera obscura drawing, the Most Amazing Machine in the World and more.

SHOW.ME »


Easter activities: eggs and chicks made easy

Easter activities: eggs and chicks made easy

We've got some cheap or should we say cheep (geddit?!) Easter activities for you.

SHOW.ME »


Take One Picture 2010: kids' artwork in the National Gallery

Take One Picture 2010: kids' artwork in the National Gallery

Check out the amazing artwork by primary school kids in Take One Picture at the National Gallery in London.

SHOW.ME »


Roald Dahl Day 2010: make and do ideas

Roald Dahl Day 2010: competition and make and do

To celebrate Roald Dahl Day on September 13 2010, We've got our own version of the enormous crocodile for you to make and more.

SHOW.ME »


Make A Dinosaur Mask

Make A Dinosaur Mask

Back by popular demand, this fantastic download is perfect for a rainy afternoon. From National Museums Scotland.

SHOW.ME »


How To Make A Paper Lantern And A Chinese Dragon For Chinese New Year

Make A Paper Lantern And A Chinese Dragon Puppet

Celebrate the Chinese New Year by making your own dragon puppet and paper lantern. Click on the pic to find out how...

SHOW.ME »


Create Your Own Kew Gardens Poster

Create Your Own Kew Gardens Poster

Explore prints by artist Edward Bawden then have a go yourself with this online lino printing tool.

SHOW.ME »


The Making Place Resources

Fantastic Science Makes

How to make a zoetrope, jumping beans and more from The Making Place.

SHOW.ME »


The Zoom Room

The Zoom Room

A set of arty ideas for drawing, painting and making to try out at home from Tate.

SHOW.ME »


Beach Artists Needed: Can YOU Make Art From Seaside Stones?

Beach Artists Needed: Can YOU Make Art From Seaside Stones?

Get down to the seaside and get artistic to take part in the V&A Museum's World Beach project.

SHOW.ME »


Salt Dough Recipe

How To Make Salt Dough Sculptures

Find out how to make salt dough, and then use it to sculpt anything you like. From the National Portrait Gallery.

SHOW.ME »


Make Your Own Toy Circus

Make Your Own Toy Circus

Make your own toy circus that really moves! From Victoria and Albert Museum.

SHOW.ME »


Tate Tales

Tate Tales

Choose a picture and write a story about it in this great competition from Tate.

SHOW.ME »


Puppets Guide: Makes and Museums

Puppets Guide: Makes and Museums

All you could ever want to know about puppets. Find out how to make your very own glove puppet.

SHOW.ME »

War Artists

Have a look at this famous painting by Edward Ardizzone.

SHOW.ME »

Is It A Plate Or An Animal?

How to turn a paper plate into a wildlife work of art.

SHOW.ME »


Make Your Own Salt Dough Christmas Decorations

Make Your Own Salt Dough Christmas Decorations

Make this Father Christmas decoration and plenty more for your Christmas tree. They're eco-friendly and very easy to make.

SHOW.ME »


A Chirpy Robin For Your Christmas Thank You Letters

A Chirpy Robin For Your Christmas Thank-You Letters

With a carrot and some paint, you can make this robin to brighten up your thank- letters.

SHOW.ME »


How To Make Paper Snowflakes

How To Make Paper Snowflakes

Step-by-step instructions on how to make a paper snowflake - a simple decoration idea.

SHOW.ME »

Links to related sites