30 fun ways to discover Aldeburgh's heritage

In partnership with Aldeburgh Museum and funding from Historic England we have created 30 fun, family-friendly activity sheets for the school summer holidays in 2020 that highlights Aldeburgh’s wonderful heritage drawn from the collections at Aldeburgh Museum and The Red House. Suitable for ages 5-12 or older as anyone can have a go! Click the links below to download plus earn an Arts Award qualification or buy the accompanying book.

Worksheets

Week 1: Make a rocking horse and How to Beachcomb
Week 2: Make a salt dough pot and bird mask
Week 3: Make a leaf embroidery and a wooden spoon puppet
Week 4: Walk along the river wall and make a tennis racket
Week 5: Make an icecream out of playdough and make a watering hole and bee journal
Week 6: Make a dog sock puppet and treasure map
Week 7: Make a shadow puppet theatre and how to start a collection of your own
Week 8: Make a squishy cheese and write a poem
Week 9: Make a smugglers lantern and origami boat
Week 10: Make a cardboard creature and some ship’s biscuits
Week 11: Make a barometer and a CD fish
Week 12: Make a kaleidoscope and a Churchyard rubbing
Week 13: Make your own bottle music and a cork sailing boat
Week 14: Make a mini suitcase and a cardboard pirate
Week 15: Make a cup phone and a spooky spider