Herbert Art Gallery: Crafts at Home

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The Herbert Art Gallery and Museum is sharing some simple and stunning craft activities with you to keep your children entertained in a creative way.

The ideas will always aim to use items you are likely to have at home, and where possible using resources from your recycling bin.

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Just one example is below:

Loo roll Leaf Print

Resources required:

  • Green paint (but vary this to work with whatever you have at home)
  • Scrap card
  • Glue
  • Large piece of paper/card/or use card from a cereal box
  • Empty toilet roll tube
  • Scissors


  • Cut brown scrap card into branch like strips
  • Glue these onto the paper
  • Gently squash the toilet roll tube to make a leaf-like shape
  • Dip the toilet roll tube into the paint and print along the branches
  • Let dry and enjoy looking at your lovely leafy tree

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