Arty Tots at home!

Arty Tots

Date: 1st April 2020 - 30th September 2020

Every week

Location: Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum

Time: 10:00

Join us online for a host of exciting activities for your little ones!

Arty Tots online is a new series of online craft activities, perfect for ages 1-5! You can take part in these activities by visiting our social media pages and visiting our YouTube channel. You can also tune back into this page after the session and we will upload the videos here for you to watch and enjoy in your own time.

Upcoming Sessions 

22nd July - Toilet Roll Houses 

5th August - Horses 

19th August - Diggers & Mud 

2nd September - Humpty Dumpty

16th September - TBC

Previous Sessions: 


Wednesday 8th July, 10am - Magic Pictures 

✨Learn how to make magical pictures 🏰 in this week's Arty Tots at Home! This week, we welcome the familiar face of Sally from Leamington Spa Art Gallery & Museum! Make sure to give her a big smile! This week Sally will be showing you how to make a fantastic magical picture with items you'll have around the house.

What you'll need;

- Paper

- Wax crayons

- Water based paint



Wednesday 24th June - 10am: Arty Tots: Clay Sheep

You will need;

- Clay, play dough or plasticine 

- An old sieve (optional) 

- A pencil 

Wednesday 10th June - 10am: Arty Tots: Strawberry Printing

Get in the mood for Summer with this sweet treat! Sally shows you how to print your own giant strawberry! Be prepared to get messy!

You will need:

- Red paint

- Green paint

- Scissors

- Glue

- Paper

- Bubble wrap (optional)

- Soapy water and towel

This session was inspired by one of the works in our collection by Paul Maze. View his work here!

Wednesday 27th May - 10am: Arty Tots: Flower Crafts

You will need;

- Coloured Card

- Scissors (to be used by an adult)

- Glue

- Any decorations you might want


Wednesday 14th May 

Join Libby & Lucy in the garden where they show you how to make ladybirds and other creatures out of pebbles and bottle tops... 

You will need... 

  • Plastic Milk Bottle Tops 
  • Stones and Pebbles 
  • Paint 
  • Glue 
  • Paper and Pens

Wednesday 29th April - Making a toilet roll castle!

This week we are joined by the regular Arty Tots hosts, Libby and Lucy, as they show you how to make your very own toilet roll castles!

You will need;

  • Toilet roll inside(s)
  • Plastic milk
  • Bottle tops
  • Stones and pebbles
  • Paint
  • Glue
  • Paper
  • Pens
Arty Tots at home, online workshops for toddlers


Wednesday 22nd April - Recycled Butterflies

Join Sally as she shows you how to make your very own recycled butterflies!

You will need;

  • Toilet roll inside
  • An old greeting card
  • Paint 
  • Glue
  • String

Wednesday 15th April - Swimming Pools!

This week's theme is 'Swimming Pools'. Did you know the Royal Pump Rooms used to house a swimming pool? Join Sally Larke as she shows you how to make your own swimming pool!

You will need;

  • Toys that you don’t mind getting wet - duplo would be ideal and some figures or animals 
  • Old plastic containers and bottles
  • An old soap dispenser bottle if you have one


Wednesday 8th April - Easter Fun

This week’s theme is 'Easter Fun'- Learning & Engagement Officer, Sally Larke shows you how to make your very own Easter basket! Don’t forget to share your creations with us…

You will need;

  • An old plastic milk bottle
  • Card
  • Colouring supplies
  • Paint
  • Sponge
  • Glue
  • Cotton Wool

To view the tutorial, please visit our YouTube channel here on or view the video below!


Wednesday 1st April - The Three Graces

Join our Learning and Engagement Officer, Sally Larke, for some elephant fun, inspired by the Royal Leamington Spa elephants, Haddie, Trilby and Wilhemina! 

Elephants in Leamington


You will need;

  • A plastic milk bottle
  • Scissors (to be used by an adult)
  • Decorations for your elephant, we reccomend; paint, PVA glue, stickers, old magazines, scrap paper, felt-tips, crayons, glitter and whatever you have around the house!

To view the tutorial, please visit our YouTube channel here on or view the video below!



Cost: FREE

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