Children & Families

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These video workshops are here to help keep young crafters busy at home. Some videos are fun activities to do together, but there is also lots here that your little ones can follow along, without the need for supervision. Most videos are low mess, and require minimal materials and equipment – we make it easier to #GetCreativeAtHome !

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? In today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether video, join our DIY canvas painting workshop and learn how to create fantastic paintings using just some household items, and super simple techniques! ? Print leaves using the edge of a lollipop stick, or create texture using some spare styrofoam – it’s simple yet so effective.

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Join artist Ali Wilkes for some fun and simple mark making techniques that you can turn into an artful collage – or handmade Christmas cards! Low mess and easy to get stuck in, this #NorthYorkshireTogether​ is perfect for a day indoors, and you end up with some lovely cards to give to people and brighten their day.

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Join Sorcha as she guides you through how to make origami animals and other paper-based crafts from home. Once you’ve got down the basics, get creative with decorating your art! Please Note: These videos were recorded using live streaming technology and so there are some technical glitches. Please bear with us, they right themselves quickly!

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Join Jenna in this fabulously fun drama workshop where we’ll be looking at characters from Little Red Riding Hood! Learn about different ways to make a story, and get into character with items from home. There are even some revolting rhymes!

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In today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether​ workshop for younger people, follow along with Sara from Little Brushes, as she shows you how to create an autumn collage using hand painted paper. In this collage tutorial, Sara shows you how to use items from around the house – like kitchen roll and bubble wrap – to try out different mark making techniques. With dots, dabs and brush strokes, you can create a whole range of colourful pictures, with just some simple materials and your imagination!

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Today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether​ workshop is perfect for younger audiences who enjoy storytelling and building worlds with your imagination! Join Gemma from Hogelts Theatre (Hoglets – Theatre fun for little folks) on a fantastical tale around the world, following our characters as they hop from country to country.

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Join stop motion whiz Kerri Jefferis in this #NorthYorkshireTogether​ video, as she shows you how to bring your toys to life in this stop motion animation tutorial! Perfect for finding new ways to have fun with toys, Kerri walks you through the process step by step, so anyone can make their own animated stories.

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Did you know, how you position your hands in Indian Dance is a really important part of the storytelling? In today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether​ workshop for younger people, join Balbir Singh Dance Company as they show you the fascinating history of storytelling in Indian Dance. Kim shows you lots of different dance moves to make up your own stories, before Pracheeti puts all these together in a beautiful performance of Odissi, one of the oldest classical Indian dance styles.

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Looking for some free, easy activities to keep little ones busy at home? Today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether​ video is bursting with ideas! In this video Libby will show you how to get really creative, with these free games for kids to play at home – all you need are paper, pens and a pair of scissors! Not only that, in the second half of the video Libby gives us lots of ideas for fun games to play independently, to take some time out at home.

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⭐️ Competition time! ⭐️ We are excited to announce our collaboration with Never Such Innocence, and their 2021 competition for young creatives, ‘The Unheard Voices of Conflict’. The competition encourages you to reflect on stories which have been affected by conflict, from any place or time, and make a piece of art work inspired by them. You can submit in a range of mediums and from a range of age groups, with exciting goodies to win! ? We hope today’s #NorthYorkshireTogether​ video will give you some ideas to get started. Carlos shares a great technique for expressing your thoughts and ideas through colour ‘barcodes’ – why not give it a go!