Eat it or Wear it: Young Children exploring the Museum

Feeling the senses awaken is a wonderful aspect of any museum trip. It’s a physical as well as an intellectual experience. At the Fitzwilliam Museum, our latest activities with Early Years audiences have explored ideas connected with food and clothes, to highlight this sensory side of museum visiting. So what have we been doing? Dressing to Impress In November, to… Read full article

Preschoolers, pebbles, and paint

At the Fitzwilliam Museum we try to develop programmes that help to create connections between our collections and visitors’ current interests and fascinations. We have noticed that in our Early Years activities children are regularly drawn to artworks and play resources that relate to the natural world, so this became the focus for some of our workshops. In the Autumn… Read full article

Toddlers Go Digital

Here at the Fitzwilliam Museum, we want to inspire young artists by giving them access to our incredible collections and a wide range of high quality creative materials. Here we used digital tools alongside more traditional resources to help very young children explore and create their own art. Following on from our collaborative projects with the UCM Digital Maker in… Read full article