Art & Design Activities

Feeling creative? Why not try some of these activities!

Ahoy There!

Design and make your own signal flags to fly in your windows.

Brunel & Shakespeare

Brunel was a big fan of Shakespeare. Create your own masterpiece like one of Brunel’s Shakespeare inspired paintings.

Create a Portrait

Sophia Hawes, Brunel’s sister, was a talented portrait painter. Why not try drawing your own portrait?

Create a Work of Art

Brunel drew a picture of a horse when he was only 6 years old. Now it’s your turn!

Decorate a Shell

Engraved seashells were popular in Victorian times. What would you draw on a shell?

Design a Dessert

Design a dessert fit for a Victorian dining room table.

Fill Your Own Wardian Case

What plants would you take with you on the SS Great Britain?

Make a Paper Peepshow

Create your own pocket size world to peer into using the paper peepshow template

My Museum

What would you put in a museum to represent you?