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Family Activities

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Thursday, January 5, 2017 - Friday, June 30, 2017

Drop in to the Oriental Museum to see up close the real artefacts that inspired Charlotte’s adventure in “Teacup Travels”.

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Saturday, May 27, 2017

Find out about the mysterious Japanese tea ceremony and decorate a teapot.

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Design and create your own Chinese drum.

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Friday, June 2, 2017

Both men and women could be Japanese samurai warriors. Join us to create your own samurai helmet.

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Saturday, June 3, 2017

Peacocks are the national bird of India. Explore our Indian Gallery and make your own peacock puppet.

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, June 10, 2017

Make your own 3D pyramid, just like the Ancient Egyptians.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, June 17, 2017

Make a beautiful Chinese lantern and learn to write Chinese characters.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, June 24, 2017

Find out about the Islamic festival of Eid and make a beautiful Eid hanging decoration.

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Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, July 1, 2017

Sumo is the national sport of Japan. Make your own sumo game.

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, July 8, 2017

Find out about the Chinese Emperors and create your own dazzling crown.

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, July 15, 2017

Find out how the Ancient Egyptians used to make themselves smell nice and make your own perfume cone.

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Make your own special Tibetan-style bracelet.

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Pop along to our object handling station and explore objects found in ancient Chinese tombs with the help of our curator. Suitable for all.

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Friday, July 28, 2017

A mini archaeological dig for children. All equipment provided. Be prepared to get muddy!

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Saturday, July 29, 2017

Explore our touchable Hindu shrine and create your own beautiful paper lotus flower.

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Follow in the footsteps of the Ancient Egyptians and create your own amulet necklace.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

A special early bird opening for children with autism, learning or sensory impairments.

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Friday, August 4, 2017

The Oriental Museum has lots of sculptures on display. Come and explore and make your own 3D sculpture.

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Saturday, August 5, 2017

Take inspiration from Molang the rabbit and create your own crazy character.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!

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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Little Dragons is the Oriental Museum's group for under 5s. Our sessions include songs, story time, crafts, role-play, gallery hunts and object handling!