#GoOrange – ARTS AND CRAFTS

DECORATE YOUR HOME

Let everyone know that you are taking part in Child Friendly Leeds Live #GoOrange day this year by getting your homes festival ready!

Download the bunting template to decorate your home, and colour in the poster to put in your window!


MAKE ORANGE SLIME

Experiment making some snail slime; using shower gel, soap and salt to make a slime texture. We’d love to see what you create! Enjoy some sensory slimey timey!

To #GoOrange with your slime, just add a tiny dash of orange food colouring!

See the ‘how to’ video here >>


MAKE TIGER PAWS

Inspired by the Leeds Tiger (found in Leeds City Museum Life on Earth Gallery), learn how to make your own tiger paws!

You can also print this fab drawing of the Leeds Tiger to colour in

See the ‘how to’ video here >>


MAKE ORANGE JUGGLING BALLS

Follow this simple guide with pictures to learn how to make your own orange juggling balls (or, they can be used as stress balls!)


MAKE A BANANA DOLPHIN

Inspired by Leeds City Museum’s Jurassic Ichthyosaur Fossils, have a go at carving a banana into a dolphin shape! You just need a banana and a knife (Optional: a grape and two cloves).

Enjoy! For all ages…. Younger children can enjoy doing this together with their adult.

See the ‘how to’ video here >>


MAKE A MINIATURE BOOK

These teeny tiny books are around the same length as a mouse’s tail!

They were created over 200 years ago, and were designed to help children to read by reading to their toys and dolls.

Have a go at making your own mini-book using the following guide!

Access the guide here >>


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