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Until 1 June 2020

Make Space - Online

Get creative with all the family with the Watts at home digital Make Space! Every week, discover simple art tutorials specially designed by Watts's Make Space artists. Guided by video tutorials and free printable activity sheets, experiment with different techniques and explore the wonderful creations that can be made from limited resources.


Paper Birds & Nest Boxes


Make paper birds and nest boxes from recycled materials with artist Flora Duley.

Click here to download the instructions for paper birds.
Click here to download the instructions for nest boxes.

Bumblebees and Bee Hives - 24 May


Artist Flora Duley shares how to make paper bumblebees and construct cardboard bee hives.

Click here to download the instructions for bumblebees.

Click here to download the instructions for bee hives.

Experimental Watercolours - 17 May

Discover five fun experiments you can try using watercolour paints and items from around the kitchen.

Click here to download the instructions.

Papier Mâché Insects - 10 May


Make a 3D creepy-crawly friend using a few simple materials.

Click here to download the instructions

Flower Paper Craft - 9 May

Create a beautiful bouquet of colourful flowers to brighten your windowsill.

Click here to download the instructions

Nature Weaving - 3 May


Artist Jo Sapia (@josapiadesign) shares how to weave with nature and showcase treasures collected on nature walks.

Click here to download the instructions.

Nature Inspired Sun Catchers - 26 April

Create a beautiful sun catcher to hang in the window using materials from indoors or out.

Click here to download your sun catcher templates

Easter Crafts and Nature Prints - 6 - 19 April

Explore our series of online creative tutorials inspired by our exhibition Unto This Last: Two Hundred Years of John Ruskin and the spring season.

Click here to explore

Eco-friendly sketchbooks - 5 April


We share two ways to make your own eco-friendly sketchbook to contain all your scribbles.

Click here to download instructions.

Nature Colour Swatch - 2 April

Use any materials in your cupboard to put together a colour swatch trail to explore the natural world.

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