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Children’s Activities

23 March 2020 - 31 December 2021

Here you will find some fun craft ideas to print out and make at home.


Newspaper Art instructions

Hot air balloon template

Owl template Part 1 and Part 2

Snail template Part 1 and Part 2

Paper plate jellyfish instructions

Foil fish instructions

Rainbow fish weaving craft instructions

Rainbow fish weaving craft template

Under the sea mobile instructions

Olympic Hoopla instructions

Olympic Stadium instructions

Olympic Stadium template

Butterfly Doily instructions

Ladybird Craft instructions

Loelia Spy Activities

Cardboard Tube Castle instructions

Fire Breathing Dragon instructions

Handprint Castle instructions

Knight’s Battle Shield instructions

Knight’s Battle Shield Design Sheets
1 – design ideas
2 – colours
3 – shapes

Earth in Space collage instructions

Earth Sun Catcher instructions

Earth template

Bee Craft instructions

Bee wing template

Earth Day Inspired Windsock instructions

Mr or Mrs Earth instructions

Handprint Art Piece instructions

Paper Spring Bouquet instructions

Paper spring bouquet template

Handprint Chick Puppet instructions

Handprint chick puppet template

Woolly Yarn Lamb instructions

Woolly yarn lamb template

Chinese New Year dancing dragon instructions

Chinese dragon template

Valentine Love Bug instructions

Love bug wings/antennae template

Day and night craft instructions

sun moon clouds template

Seasons Tree instructions

Seasons Tree template

Picture clock instructions

Picture clock symbols template

Winter play dough instructions

Santa star instructions 


Snow globe instructions

Yarn star instructions


Salt dough decoration instructions

Stick People instructions

Bouncing bat instructions

Bouncing bat template

Ghost dog instructions

Ghost dog template

Cat mask instructions

Cat mask template 

Autumn playdough instructions

Autumn Suncatcher instructions 

Beach donkey template

Star wand instructions & template

Mini moving windmill instructions and template

Bee plant pot buddy instructions and template

Mini amphitheater template

Roman horse and chariot instructions

Roman horse and chariot template

Underwater cereal box scene instructions

Underwater template 1 & template 2

Paper plate boat instructions

Mini Band stand template

Dragonfly and butterfly peg clips instructions 

Dragonfly and butterfly peg clips template

Bumblebee pebble pet instructions

Mini Dee house template

Monster pencil pot instructions

Monster pencil pot template

Hot air Balloon instructions

Hot air Balloon template 

Mini Grosvenor bridge template

Paper pram instructions

Paper pram template

Rainbow spinner instructions

Mini Chester Crown court template

Paper flowers instructions

Paper plate dream catcher instructions 

Mini Chester Zoo template 

Pom Pom Spider instructions

Bug bookmark instructions 

Mini Grosvenor Shopping Center template 

Mini race car instructions 

Teddy Bears Ears instructions & template

Nodding teddy instructions & template

Owl Bird feeder instructions

Mini Chester Racecourse template

Sunshine Windsock instructions

Why not have a go at making some musical instruments from recycled materials ready for “MAKE MUSIC DAY, SUNDAY 21 JUNE” Have a look at “BASH THE TRASH INSTRUMENT MAKING” for ideas and tips on how to make your instruments.

Pop up Father’s Day card instructions

Template 1

Template 2

Mini Bridgegate city walls template

Treasure chest instructions

Treasure chest template

Sock Caterpillar instructions 

Cathedral template

Roman Coin instructions 

Dragon puppet instructions

Dragon wing template

Agricola tower template 

Rainbow Twirler instructions

Rainbow Twirler template 

Roman toy horse instructions

Roman toy horse template

Mini story house template

Rainbow spinner instructions 

Paper plate space rocket instructions

Mini Weaver hall template 

3D Dinosaur instructions

3D Dinosaur template


Train instructions

Train template 1

Train template 2

Mini Stretton water mill template

Owl Mosaic instructions

Owl Mosaic template

VE day flag instruction

Flag template

Mini Lion Salt Works instructions

Mini Lion Salt Works template 1template 2,  template 3

Peg plane instructions

Peg plane template

VE Day medals instructions 

VE Day medals template

Tube bugs Instructions

Tube bug wing template

Colour in mini 20 Castle street

Viking shield instructions

Paper chain snake template

Paper chain snake instructions

Recycled Bug house

Colour in mini Town hall

Colour in 3d Viking Boat

Colour in mini Chester row

Paper plate bunny hat instructions

Bunny hat template


Pop up Bird in a pie

Colour in mini Eastgate Clock

Print and colour Dinosaur Masks

Cut and colour Fashion doll’s

Colour in  Mini Museum 



23 March 2020
31 December 2021


Grosvenor Museum
27 Grosvenor Street, Chester, Cheshire CH1 2DD United Kingdom
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