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Family Activities

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Monday, October 16, 2017 - Saturday, June 30, 2018

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

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Wednesday, May 30, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, May 30, 2018

come and see our beautiful Middle-eastern hedgehog pot and make your own spiky hedgehog to take home.

Family activity
Friday, June 1, 2018

Children with autism, learning or sensory impairments and their families are invited to take part in our quiet-time craft activities. Create your own beautiful Chinese pot from clay.

Family activity
Friday, June 1, 2018

Create your own beautiful Chinese pot from clay.

Family activity
Saturday, June 2, 2018

Have a look at our beautiful Ancient Egyptian mummy masks and create your own mask to take home.

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Wednesday, June 6, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, June 9, 2018

Spot the animals hiding in the Oriental Museum galleries and make a funky pom pom animal.

Family activity
Wednesday, June 13, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, June 16, 2018

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

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Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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 23, 2018

Find out about the rainy season in Japan and make a fine weather doll.

Family activity
Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, June 30, 2018

Ducks symbolise peace and affection. Have a look at our lovely Korean wedding ducks and make your own duck puppet.

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Tanabata is the summer star festival celebrated in Japan. Find out about this tradition and make a Tanabata wish card.

Family activity
Wednesday, July 11, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, July 14, 2018

Come along and see the horse figures in our Chinese gallery and create a super stallion of your own.

Family activity
Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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!

Family activity
Saturday, July 21, 2018

Find out about the ancient Achaemenid Empire and create your own piece of Persian-inspired metal art.

Family activity
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Pop along to our object handling station and get hand-on with a range of Ancient Egyptian objects, with the help of our curators. Suitable for all.

Family activity
Friday, July 27, 2018

Celebrate the centenary of the first British women winning the right to vote, see a very special sari on display and make your own textile artwork.

Family activity
Saturday, July 28, 2018

Celebrate the Festival of Archaeology and create your own treasure game.

Family activity
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Get creative and decorate your own ceramic tile.

Family activity
Friday, August 3, 2018

Learn all about the Ancient Egyptian Sphinx and make your own scary sculpture.

Family activity
Saturday, August 4, 2018

Create your own piece of Tibetan-inspired thangka artwork.

Family activity
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Find out about the Japanese Meiji Emperor and create a chrysanthemum collage - the symbol of the Japanese throne.

Family activity
Friday, August 10, 2018

Come along and make a Chinese paper lantern.

Family activity
Saturday, August 11, 2018

Discover the Indian art of rangoli and create your own rangoli matching game.

Family activity
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Find out how we stop pests from eating the Museum collections and make your own museum bug.

Family activity
Friday, August 17, 2018

Come and see the Chinese sword on display and decorate your own sword.

Family activity
Saturday, August 18, 2018

Find out how the Ancient Egyptians built the pyramids and make your own sandy pyramid to take home.

Family activity
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Celebrate the centenary of the first British women winning the right to vote, see the Coral Eye sculpture and make your own upcycled creature.

Family activity
Friday, August 24, 2018

Children with autism, learning or sensory impairments and their families are invited to take part in our quiet-time craft activities. See our Japanese fish plate and make your own fabulous fish from a range of art materials.

Family activity
Friday, August 24, 2018

See our Japanese fish plate and make your own fabulous fish from a range of art materials.

Family activity
Wednesday, August 29, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, September 5, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, September 12, 2018

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!

Family activity
Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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!