Tate Members – 5 arty activities from Tate Kids


We know it can be tricky to keep everyone busy whilst staying home.

So, whether you’re entertaining little ones, or just in need of some inspiration, check out these 5 super simple activities below.

Too good not to share? Let us know how you and your family get on @tate_kids!

Make an op art pot plant

1. Make an op art pot plant

Paint a pot inspired by artist Bridget Riley using lines, zig-zags and spots.

Make a friendship bracelet

2. Make a friendship bracelet

Weave an arty bracelet inspired by Anni Albers’s giant textile patterns⁣.

Make a chocolate artwork

3. Make a chocolate artwork

Create your own Jackson Pollock drip painting (which is also delicious to eat!)

Make a spin-painting

4. Make a spin-painting

Have fun creating splats and splashes of paint inspired by artist Damien Hirst.

Draw a surreal creature

5. Draw a surreal creature

Let kids’ imaginations run wild creating a made-up character inspired by surrealist artist Leonora Carrington. Don’t forget to share your creations with us!

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